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Ohio Dominican University
Sunbury, OH, United States

Ohio Dominican University is a private four-year liberal arts institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic and Dominican traditions. The main campus spans over 75 acres in the North Central neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio, United States just minutes from Ohio State University and Easton Town Center. The university has just over 3,000 students and offers undergraduate degrees in over 50 majors as well as six graduate degree programs. Wikipedia.

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News Article | May 9, 2017
Site:, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of the best colleges and universities in Ohio for 2017. 50 four-year schools were ranked, with Ursuline College, Xavier University, Ohio Northern University, Case Western Reserve University and John Carroll University coming in as the top five. Of the 29 two-year schools that also made the cut, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Belmont College, Sinclair College, Owens Community College and Columbus State Community College were in the top five. A complete list of schools is included below. “Earning a certificate or degree can be a major stepping stone for career development,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of “These schools offer more than just educational opportunities, they represent Ohio’s best combination of education and employment resources that translate to strong post-college earnings for students.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, institutions must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit schools. Each college is also ranked on metrics like the variety of degree programs offered, the number of employment and academic resources offered, financial aid availability, graduation rates and annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, visit: Ohio’s Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Ashland University Baldwin Wallace University Bluffton University Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Capital University Case Western Reserve University Cedarville University Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland State University Defiance College Denison University Franciscan University of Steubenville Franklin University Heidelberg University Hiram College John Carroll University Kent State University at Kent Kenyon College Lake Erie College Lourdes University Malone University Marietta College Miami University-Oxford Mount Saint Joseph University Mount Vernon Nazarene University Muskingum University Notre Dame College Oberlin College Ohio Dominican University Ohio Northern University Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus Ohio University-Main Campus Ohio Wesleyan University Otterbein University The College of Wooster The University of Findlay Union Institute & University University of Akron Main Campus University of Cincinnati-Main Campus University of Dayton University of Mount Union University of Toledo Ursuline College Walsh University Wilberforce University Wittenberg University Wright State University-Main Campus Xavier University Youngstown State University Ohio’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Belmont College Bowling Green State University-Firelands Central Ohio Technical College Choffin Career and Technical Center Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Clark State Community College Columbiana County Career and Technical Center Columbus State Community College Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Gateway Community College Edison State Community College Hocking College Lakeland Community College Lorain County Community College Marion Technical College North Central State College Northwest State Community College Ohio Institute of Allied Health Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute Owens Community College Remington College-Cleveland Campus Rhodes State College Sinclair College Southern State Community College Stark State College Terra State Community College University of Akron Wayne College Washington State Community College Zane State College About Us: was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.

News Article | May 10, 2017

Wesley Woods at New Albany announced its third marketing coordinator last week, Colleen Krupp. By accepting this role, Krupp will become responsible for educating the community on a Continuing Care Retirement Community, especially the Life Plan Community in New Albany, Ohio. She will serve as a liaison to inquiries, building community relations for the recently-opened Wesley Woods. Krupp brings more than 20 years of experience in skilled nursing and assisted living care administration, sales and marketing at a variety of retirement communities including Methodist Eldercare’s Wesley Ridge property. From her previous experience, Krupp said she believes Methodist Eldercare (MEC) has proven to be a leader in senior living. “I am thrilled to be returning home to MEC,” Krupp said. “The longevity of this organization amazes me. I understand and can attest to the quality of life a full continuum of care provides residents. Access to resources that allow residents to develop mind, body and spirit, while still offering completely independent living, is a unique and exciting opportunity for Northeast Columbus.” Krupp earned both a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Master’s of Business Administration at Ohio Dominican University. While she is a native of Springfield, Ohio, Krupp has resided in Columbus for more than 17 years. The state-of-the-art property boasts a location unlike similar complexes. Krupp said while the campus spans much acreage with a wooded backdrop, dining, shopping and other New Albany staples are very close. “At Methodist Eldercare, we work tirelessly to support our residents,” CEO, Margaret R. Carmany, said. “We aim to fulfill our mission of living a better life through the highest quality of care. Wesley Woods at New Albany helps us to broaden both the geographical and demographical profile of our residents.” Krupp lives with her husband, John, 11 year old son, Oliver, and cat, Logan. She enjoys running, as well as belonging to the the board of the Bexley Area Chamber of Commerce and being membership chair for her civic association for her neighborhood. “This is an extensive new project and it excites me because I will be working in my own backyard,” Krupp said. “Personally residing in a nearby neighborhood is a true advantage. I can anticipate the questions and concerns of future residents and confidently relate to them.” The first phase of Wesley Woods opened in December 2016 and will offer detached, villa-style cottages with attached two-car garages and retirement living apartments on 37.8 acres alongside a nature preserve. The entire new development, Wesley Woods at New Albany community will provide full health services, as health needs change, and is planned to open in late 2017. Call (614) 656-4100 for more information regarding Wesley Woods at New Albany. Methodist ElderCare Services is an affiliate of the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church that provides quality housing, health care and services for seniors in Central Ohio. Incorporated in 1967, Methodist ElderCare Services continues to be a not-for-profit Ohio corporation that seeks to promote a positive experience of community and wellness for residents, clients and staff. For more information call (614) 396-4833 or visit

Freibert F.,Ohio Dominican University | Kim J.-L.,Sogang University
Finite Fields and their Applications | Year: 2014

Binary optimal codes often contain optimal or near-optimal subcodes. In this paper we show that this is true for the family of self-dual codes. One approach is to compute the optimum distance profiles (ODPs) of linear codes, which was introduced by Luo, et al. (2010). One of our main results is the development of general algorithms, called the Chain Algorithms, for finding ODPs of linear codes. Then we determine the ODPs for the Type II codes of lengths up to 24 and the extremal Type II codes of length 32, give a partial result of the ODP of the extended quadratic residue code q48 of length 48. We also show that there does not exist a [48,k,16] subcode of q48 for k≥17, and we find a first example of a doubly-even self-complementary [48,16,16] code. © 2013 Elsevier Inc.

Smuder A.J.,University of Florida | Nelson W.B.,Ohio Dominican University | Hudson M.B.,Emory University | Kavazis A.N.,Auburn University | Powers S.K.,University of Florida
Anesthesiology | Year: 2014

BACKGROUND: Mechanical ventilation (MV) is a life-saving intervention in patients with acute respiratory failure. However, prolonged MV results in ventilator-induced diaphragm dysfunction (VIDD), a condition characterized by both diaphragm fiber atrophy and contractile dysfunction. Previous work has shown that calpain, caspase-3, and the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway (UPP) are all activated in the diaphragm during prolonged MV. However, although it is established that both calpain and caspase-3 are important contributors to VIDD, the role that the UPP plays in the development of VIDD remains unknown. These experiments tested the hypothesis that inhibition of the UPP will protect the diaphragm against VIDD. METHODS: The authors tested this prediction in an established animal model of MV using a highly specific UPP inhibitor, epoxomicin, to prevent MV-induced activation of the proteasome in the diaphragm (n = 8 per group). RESULTS: The results of this study reveal that inhibition of the UPP did not prevent ventilator-induced diaphragm muscle fiber atrophy and contractile dysfunction during 12 h of MV. Also, inhibition of the UPP does not affect MV-induced increases in calpain and caspase-3 activity in the diaphragm. Finally, administration of the proteasome inhibitor did not protect against the MV-induced increases in the expression of the E3 ligases, muscle ring finger-1 (MuRF1), and atrogin-1/MaFbx. CONCLUSION: Collectively, these results indicate that proteasome activation does not play a required role in VIDD development during the first 12 h of MV. Copyright © 2014, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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