* Northwest Columbus resident Michael Hearne was among the summer 2013 graduates of the University of Akron.
Hearne received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.
* Ohio University recently announced the names of those who received degrees at its 2013 summer commencement.
Northwest Columbus area students among the graduates include:
Bachelor's degrees -- Maxwel Trickett, Tina Solazzo, Melissa Slavin, Grace Sexton, Tiffany Sechrest, Rosemary Pfeifer, Jonathan Kopech, Sara Grieshop, Michelle Dudley and Kathryn Chesnes.
Master's degrees -- Kristina Spano, Corey Rilling and Michael Richard.