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News in Brief – 4/14/10

SSU dean’s list for fall semester 2009

PORTSMOUTH — Dave Todt, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at Shawnee State University, has released the Dean’s List for the Fall Semester 2009.

To be named on the list, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better.


Clifford Vaughn, Digital Simulation and Gaming

Franklin Furnace

Chelsea Anderson, Biology; Jedidiah Bailey, English Humanities; Katie Cornett, Pre-Health Science; Jacob Ison, Computer Engineering Technology; Brian Ramey, Business Administration; Randall Ratcliff, Athletic Training; Jordan Roberts, Occupational Therapy Assistant; Courtney Salyers, Accounting; Matthew Schiesser, Undecided; Courtney Thornsberry, Nursing


Pamela Beacham, Individualized Studies; Charli Boothe, Nursing; Jazel Deautremont, Pre-Health Science; Brandy Jefferys, Fine Arts; Kenneth Jenkins, Sport Studies; Michelle Pancake, English Humanities; Christian Sherman, Sociology; Andrew McKnight, Middle Childhood Education

Kitts Hill

Autumn Boggs, Radiologic Technology; Miranda Cremeens, Early Childhood Education


Haley Fuhr, Early Child Intervention Specialist; Zane Long, Social Sciences; Ashlee Walls-Jones, Radiologic Technology


Courtney Brunty, Radiologic Technology; Tiffany Clark, Dental Hygiene; Megan Lyon, Occupational Therapy Assistant

South Point

Kyle Adams, Environmental Engineering; Tara Bailey, Psychology; Tiffany Pruim, Pre-Health Science

Willow Wood

Megan Coomes, Office Administration

Spring book sale set for this weekend

IRONTON — The Friends of the Library will be holding their spring book sale this weekend in the meeting room of the Ironton Library from 9 to 5 on Friday, April 16 and from 9 to 2 on Saturday, April 17.

Anyone who would like to donate books or magazines for the book sale can drop them off at the Library by Thursday.

MU names budget director

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University has a new budget director.

The university announced Monday that Jane Ann Knotts assumed her duties earlier this month.

Knotts replaces Garnet McKinley, who is retiring.

Knotts previously was director of budgeting, financial planning and reporting at Simmons College in Boston. Before that she worked at Brevard Community College in Cocoa, Fla.

Knotts has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and a master’s in business administration from Nova Southeastern University.