Sunday announcements, college, Feb. 23

Terra board to meet

FREMONT – Terra State Community College’s Board of Trustees are to meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in building B room 206.

‘Berg to support philanthropy

Heidelberg University’s Student Alumni Association is to host its second annual TAG Day – short for Thank A Giver Day – as part of National Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday.

The event is designed to have SAA members engage the campus, in particular, their peers, in understanding philanthropy and showing appreciation to donors for their monetary support.

Terra, veteran visit days

FREMONT – Terra State Community College is to offer special Adult and Veteran Visit Days at 5 p.m. March 3 and at 4 p.m. April 24.

Veterans are to receive information about the GI Bill, college resources, information about the admissions process and how to for college.

The event is free and light refreshments are to be provided.

To register, call (419) 559-2349 or visit

Human trafficking focus of ‘Berg event

Heidelberg University faculty members Julie O’Reilly and Kristen Williams are to coordinate a presentation to raise awareness of human trafficking 5-7:30 p.m. March 24.

Heidleberg is collaborating with Tiffin University and the community with the goal of making this an annual event.

Featured speakers include Jaimie Orr, Heidelberg alumnus and TU professor and administrator, and Detective Dave Pauley of the Tiffin Police Department and a member of the Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin.

TU international dinner set

Tiffin University is to hold its 23rd Annual International Dinner “The World in Rhythm” at 5:30 p.m. March 29 in the Gillmor Student Center.

Tickets are $12 each. Dinner is to be served at 6:30 p.m. The dinner is to feature cuisines from around the world with recipes submitted by the students and employees of Tiffin University.

Entertainment is to from TU’s international students as well as groups from the TU music department and headlining performers Son Gitano.

To purchase tickets, call (419) 448-3357, email Jamie Marinis at or visit the Student Affairs Office in the Gillmor Student Center.

TU professor publishes findings

Tiffin University professor Fan-Mei Law has published and is to present research on substance abuse treatment for female drug offenders in Taiwan.

Law’s paper is titled “The Impact of Reality Therapy on Self-Efficacy for Female Drug Offenders in Taiwan” The paper appeared in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology

‘Berg professor to attend conference

Karen Jones assistant professor of education at Heidelberg University, has been accepted as one of 20 new faculty members to attend the American Education Research Association in 2014 annual meeting in Philadelphia, Penn., in April.

Model UN veterans to visit Turkey

A group of Heidelberg University students who are veterans of Model United Nations of the Far West are to participate in the Model UN Turkey in Antalya, Turkey.

Students are to face some challenging differences in format at the conference, according to head delegate and senior Emily Jones. Among the students who will be in Turkey, five are to represent South Korea on three general assembly committees. Jones is to represent Iran in a futuristic meeting of the Shanghai Organization, while others are to serve on general committees.

An article, titled “Contending Narratives in China’s African Development” authored by Heidelberg University political science professor John Bing and alumnus Steve Ceccoli has been published in the Journal of Third World Studies.

University of Iowa graduate

IOWA CITY, Iowa – John Henry Basel of Fostoria earned a master’s degree of arts in music from the University of Iowa.

Students accepted at Ashland

ASHLAND – The following local residents have been accepted into Ashland University for the fall 2014 semester Nicholas Mikovits of Clyde; and Tyler Mesnard of Bascom.

Republic resident makes the team

ASHLAND – Emily Depinet of Republic is a member of the Ashland University’s Women’s Club Basketball.

Republic resident performs in concert

NEW CONCORD – Ethan Lynch of Republic is to perform with the Muskingum University Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble Spring Tour.

The tour is to begin March 6, travels to four states in 11 days and ends March 17 in Brown Chapel on Muskingum’s campus.

Fostoria resident honored

HUNTINGTON, Ind. – Amanda Daunhauer of Fostoria was honored at the Fort Wayne Ad Federation Awards.

Daunhauer, a senior at Huntington University, was awarded gold in the elements of advertising, special effects category for “Clue.”

Bluffton dean’s list

BLUFFTON – Daniel Williams of Tiffin has been named to the dean’s list at Bluffton University.