Rodney Hackney, of Madison, graduated from The University of Toledo with a bachelor of science degree in computer science and engineering technology. Hackney was among more than 2,100 candidates for degrees from the summer and fall semesters who received their degrees at the university's fall 2012 commencement ceremonies.

Jordan Bailey of Turners Station, Ky. has been accepted to attend Union College for the fall semester of 2013-2014 school year.

Indiana State University has announced its dean's list for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 school year. Area students recognized for their academic achievement include Lacey Quick of Hanover, and Emily Fox and Kindsey Mahoney, both of Madison.

To be eligible for the dean's list, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.