Mikayla Posey of Kingman was recently named to the 2012 fall semester dean's list at the University of Portland (Oregon). Posey is a junior in the communications program. She needed a 3.5 GPA to be eligible for the dean's list. The University of Portland is Oregon's Catholic university and has been closely affiliated for nearly a century with the Congregation of Holy Cross, Notre Dame, Ind. "U.S. News & World Report" ranks the institution as one of the top five regional universities in the American West. It is the only school in Oregon to offer a College of Arts and Sciences, a graduate school and nationally accredited schools of business, education, engineering and nursing.