Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Padua Franciscan High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Padua Franciscan High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Padua Franciscan High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Padua Franciscan High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Twenty-two BW students participated in the "Discovering Brazil: Country in Transition" study abroad program, a transformative three-week experience in Rio, Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Honey Island and Iguazu Falls, during the spring 2017 semester. The program provides an in-depth understanding of Brazil's economic and political development through study and preparation in the classroom before traveling to Brazil for hands-on experiences.
More than 600 students earned endowed scholarships at Baldwin Wallace University this fall. BW has a long history of endowed scholarship support from alumni, faculty, trustees and friends. More than 385 named scholarships provide over $3 million to help students attend, persist and graduate from BW. Endowed scholarships vary in their requirements with many specifying financial need, a course of study, involvement on campus or a commitment to excellence in a particular field.
Baldwin Wallace University Wrestling Head Coach Tom Heil is pleased to announce that five student-athletes have selected BW to continue men's basketball careers.
As first-year students embark on their college experience, they will all take part in Loyola's living learning program, Messina. The common text for Messina is Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson. The book, a compelling first-hand account of a lawyer who defends the poor and wrongly condemned, speaks to the inequality in the justice system.
Coastal Carolina University's held a commencement ceremony for an estimated 390 candidates for graduation Aug. 4, 2017, at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center on campus. In his remarks, commencement speaker John Hutchens, biology professor and ecologist, encouraged graduates to take time in the future to interact with nature and with other people. "In today's high tech world we are often racing along at breakneck speed, but being outside slows you down and allows you to experience the rhythms of nature," said Hutchens. "You can actually hear yourself think and you can be a part of something bigger than yourself."
Graduating John Carroll University seniors are selected for achievement awards at the end of the academic year.
Ovation Festival 2017, BW's annual celebration of student achievement, showcased student success in research and scholarship, the arts, experiential learning and leadership, and athletics. The signature event of the 10-day festival was the Day of Excellence, which featured exceptional student work from every school of the University through posters, exhibits, live presentations and performances.
Five diverse cities, 35 compassionate Baldwin Wallace University students and one short spring break week added up to a world of difference. The BW Alternative Break service program gives students the opportunity to spend their breaks helping others. The spring student volunteers traveled to Clarkston, Ga., New Orleans, New York, Washington and Wheeling, W.Va. Each experience was led by a BW student with support from a University faculty or staff adviser.
Baldwin Wallace University's Center for Innovation & Growth (CIG) is pleased to announce the 2017-18 CIG Ratcliffe Student Fellows. The group of 33 students, representing 30 majors, will spend the upcoming academic year turning passion into opportunity via innovation, entrepreneurship and integrity-based leadership. The fellows will meet with global and local leaders in innovation, and work on projects that will give them first-hand experience.
Forty-nine students achieved membership in Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) National Honor Society for First-Year Students in the spring 2017 semester. ALD is an honor society for full-time students who achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher and were in the top 20 percent of their class during their first year of higher education.
The White Rose Ceremony is held annually in memory of Philura Gould Baldwin, granddaughter of BW founder John Baldwin and BW's first librarian. At the behest of the Baldwin family, an oration is given and select female graduates participate by carrying white roses that serve as a memorial to Philura whose life was cut short by tuberculosis at age 27. While no criteria must be met, each woman must have, in her own unique way, distinguished herself by making a difference in the BW community.
The Center for Innovation & Growth is pleased to name its 2016-17 CIG Growth Practice Interns. The 10 high-achieving students from a broad array of backgrounds work as part of a project team on professional consulting projects for CIG clients, including Cliffs Natural Resources, GOJO, Parker Hannifin, OEC, Westfield and more. They conduct secondary market research and primary market research using Voice of the Customer methodology, delivering results and recommendations in client boardroom presentations. Interns complete 4 weeks of presentation coaching and attend Entrepreneur Tours, meeting and learning from area innovators while building social capital. The internships are made possible through the generous support of The Philip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation, which pledged $1M to fund the Ratcliffe Student Fellows Program and its complementary internship program within CIG's Growth Practice. The Foundation's goal is to support students in developing entrepreneurial skillsets.
Four diverse destinations, 41 caring Baldwin Wallace University students and one short spring break week added up to a world of difference. BW's Alternative Break service program provides students the opportunity to spend their break helping others. Each trip is led by a BW student with a University faculty or staff advisor also participating. The 2015 student volunteers traveled to Roanoke, Va.; Kissimmee, Fla.; Miami, Fla. and Biloxi, Miss.
The following students are on the Dean's List for the spring semester of 2014 at Ashland University.
A group of 13 John Carroll students are winners of recent Model Arab League competitions. Similar to the Model United Nations program, Model Arab League (MAL) is a debate simulation based on the League of Arab States that provides students with the opportunity to learn about the politics and history of the Arab world, diplomacy, and public speech. It is sponsored by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations.
The students attended the conference, listened to speakers and politicians and also were responsible for promoting the Ashbrook Center at our booth in the exhibit hall. There they had the opportunity to meet other attendees who were interested in Ashbrook's programs and to share their own stories for why they chose Ashbrook. Students promoted our latest project, 50 Core American Documents, as well as our online master's program, and the Ashbrook Scholar Program.