Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a minimum 3.4 grade-point average and carry at least 12 credits.
Bath: Keri Diehl, Kayla Gradwohl, Zachary Koehler
Coplay: Michaela Chidiac, Christina Harrison
Northampton: Ashley Divincenzo, Nicole Kutos
Whitehall: Cara Basile, Jillian Glasgow, Marissa Kier, Chloe Musselman, Abigail Nemeth, Julia Nguyen, Sarah Wasley
Shippensburg University is proud to announce its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. The dean’s list is an honor roll of students who have achieved academic excellence as evidenced by earning a semester quality point average of 3.50 or better.
Catasauqua: Joshua M. Ritter
Coplay: Dana M. Bachman
Danielsville: Paul E. Cooper
Northampton: Alex S. Heckman
Whitehall: Sarah L. Bendekovits, Shelby B. Clark, Jennifer L. Dasti
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. Students with an academic grade-point average of at least 3.50 achieve dean’s list status.
Bath: Theresa McIlhaney, Codylee Smith
Catasauqua: Jacob Bierman, Breeann Cimerol, Ashton Folland, Andrea Hariegle, Rebecca Inhoff, Tori Lawton, Tabitha Martinez, Brian Nattress, Hannah Pense, Krista Pummer, Tricia Rothdeutsch, Amber Schray, Mahogaly Serraty, Regina Spinosa, Patti Starr
Coplay: Caroline Alba, Kathryn Anchorstar, Tanya Boyer, Michael Burns, Austin Crawford, Stephanie Dobel, Christopher Fraschi, Vanessa Haas, Morgan Haberstroh, Nathan Haberstroh, Gavin Jones, Shannon Keppel, Rebecca Krangar, Jena Miller, Amanda Moses, Huynh Phung, Eric Pratt, Valeria Ruiz, Mathew Schmidt, Alyssa Werner, Shelbey Ziegler
Northampton: Jennifer Hildebrant, Muhaddisa Khalfan, Logan Koval
Walnutport: Lucas Gaston, Sloan Hawk
Whitehall: Joseph Abboud, Kristen Abdouche, Luis Adames, Marlene Adames, Francesco Alatrista-Lerzundi, Rafal Albazi, Amber Appello, Tyler Appleton, Joice Aquino, Kimberly Artim, Thomas Baker, Rebecca Balliet, Said Baya, James Baynard, Edwin Betancourt, Jr., Krystle Caraballo, Jesse Chontofalsky, Alanna Cimerol, Luisa Decena, Megan Dolan, Ronnie Fedha, Melvin Felix, Diana Fleming, Ian Fowler, Allison Gallardo, Brett Girardi, Marylynne Gitau, Zyan Globosits, Carolina Gonzaga Toso, Nicholas Graff, Richard Grieco, Erin Hansen, Michael Harwi, Rhiannon Harwi, Samuel Harwi, Haia Hazim, Kali Heffner, Dean Hermany, Steve Holguin, Jennie Hontz, Devon Kane, Jacob Kaszuba, Jacob Kerchner, Kyle Koneski, Mariah Lanford, Safae Larhnimi, Trung Le, Candace Leitgeb, Tyler Linton, Tara Lloyd, Angelica Maisonet-Rosa, Zachary Mason, Mary McNally, Elbis Medina-Robinson, John Meleschuk, Abigail Messinger, Katrina Nehmeh, Carmen Ortiz, Carmen Peralta Martinez, Luisa Peralta Martinez, Jacob Pieringer, David Rhoades, Noah Ritter, Mirna Sabbagh, Samantha Sallit, William Sarber, Jr., Searra Sawka, Elijah Sommer, Amelia Tamba, Jacob Taschler, Jacquelyn Trump, Lindsay Wasson, Austin Wylie
Forty-one graduates of Northampton Community College’s registered nursing program received their nursing pins Jan. 30. They join more than 4,000 other registered and licensed practical nurses who have graduated from the college since 1968.
Bath: Glenda Fevrier
Northampton: Fotini Vitoroulis
Whitehall: Shinelle Jones
Mount St. Mary’s
Emma R. Gehringer, of Northampton, and 542 other students earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2015 semester at Mount St. Mary’s University. Students must maintain a 3.4 or higher grade-point average to receive this recognition.
Gehringer is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gehringer.
Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, Md., is the nation’s second-oldest Catholic university, with an award-winning student life program, more than 40 majors and minors to choose from, and 17 Division I athletic teams.
Penn State University has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.
Catasauqua: Kayla M. Fehnel, Rain T. Czine, Nitis Chantarawong, Michael C. Thieme, Phillip Sassano, Katherine J. Brennan, Keith P. White, Zachary S. Miller
Northampton: Kaylene M. Killeen, Jordan R. Smith, James S. Youwakim, Maria S. Holstrom Mercader, Shawn R. Moser, Ryan Snyder, Tiffany D. Minto, Christopher J. Shannon, Juliana Vergara, Stacey R. Hussmann, Ryan M. Zwolenik, Matthew G. Chajnacki, Jennifer Szerencsits, Erica K. Filipovits, Jennifer C. Perry, Lauren F. Sankari, Justine R. Ifkovits, Kyleigh B. Goral, Michael N. Vitoroulis, Nicholas A. Neubauer, James R. Ayoub, Kendel N. Reed, Jenifer E. Finnerty
Whitehall: Jillian C. Tanzos, Emily E Graveno, Evan K. Roman, Habib Yazgi, Rackel W. Nderi, Kayla Horvath, You Te Chen, Anna Qiu, Kayla Crum, Zoe M. Heinrichs, Daniel Elizalde, Maikel Mansour, Osama T. Dayoub, Majd Daher, Halah S. Khoury, Nataliya Semenovych, Chester Mccullough, Kristen M. Garrity, Leann N. Oswald, Emily E. Graveno, Shyamkumar G. Patel, Jessica J. Hartner, Joseph J. Sipko, Habib Yazgi, Evelyn C. Suazo Lopez, Natalee C. Rackus, Jonathan T. Winter, Ian M. Daniels, Desiree Tucker, Nhu N. Luong, Marie Tabshi, Lulu A. Khalil, Tracy Tao, Justine A. Khalil, Raquel Hadeed, Sierra Bachman, Jacob A. Rissmiller Jason C. Bateman, Justin Sommer, Andrew S. Frisch, Lydia R. Mayernik, Adam S. Director, Ali Mobin, Phillip Sassano, Pascalle Abdouche, Abigail M. Schmidt, Tracy A. Oduor, Jacob S. Rex, Justin Sommer, William J. Watson, Janet S. Chan, Lydia R. Mayernik, Zachariah C. Mann, Ali Mobin, Michelle A. Laub, Liang Wen Chen, Pascalle Abdouche, Rachel M. Sorrentino, Anne C. Klepeiss
Penn State University recently held its fall 2015 semester commencement.
Catasauqua: Phillip Sassano, bachelor of science in rehabilitation and human services
Northampton: Rachel M. Heilman, bachelor of art in law and society with distinction; Stephen M. Hopkins, bachelor of science in meteorology; Brian P. Mongrain, bachelor of science in nursing; Shawn R. Moser, bachelor of science in computer engineering; Michael N. Vitoroulis, bachelor of science in business
Whitehall: Pascalle Abdouche, bachelor of art in corporate communication; Kimberly R. Artim, bachelor of science in organizational leadership with high distinction; Michelle A. Laub, bachelor of art in law and society; Collin R. Miller, bachelor of science in civil engineering; Yongxue Tao, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering
Lackawanna College honored 323 students to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. A student qualifies for the dean’s list if they achieve a grade-point average of at least 3.2 with a minimum of nine credit hours.
Whitehall: Tyler R. Affa, Ra’Von D. Burton
Maximilian Beedle, of Whitehall, has been named an honor student in the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh for the fall 2015 semester. He was also named to the dean’s list for achieving a grade-point average above the required 3.25.
Beedle is a junior, majoring in civil engineering.
He is the son of David and Laura Beedle.
Elizabethtown College announced the names of students whose outstanding academic performances have earned them the recognition of being included for the fall 2015 dean’s list. Students on the dean’s list are full-time undergraduate students who earn a semester grade-point average of 3.60 or better in 14 or more credit hours, of which at least 12 credits are letter-graded course work.
Whitehall: Vincent Deblass, Annemarie Hartzell, Sara Kroboth
Elizabethtown College, located in historic Lancaster County in south-central Pennsylvania, is a private coed institution offering more than four dozen liberal arts, fine and performing arts, science and engineering, business, communications and education degrees. Learn more at etown.edu/about.
Saint Joseph’s University announces its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or above, a B or greater in all their classes and complete at least 15 credits to earn dean’s list status for a semester.
Catasauqua: Rachel Sell, studying actuarial science
Whitehall: Courtney Brodeur, studying English; Jacob Meyers, studying business; Tabitha Pitten, studying pharmaceutical marketing; Cristina Villarreal, studying marketing
As Philadelphia’s Jesuit, Catholic University, founded by Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph’s University provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts. SJU ranks as a top university in the northeast, with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter in the College of Arts and Sciences and AACSB accreditation of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business. The university is also deeply committed to the Jesuit tradition of scholarship and service, earning a place on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and the community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. With courses offered on campus and online, SJU prepares its more than 9,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students to lead lives of personal excellence, professional success and engaged citizenship.
Tyler Mullin, a sophomore studying chemical engineering at Villanova University’s College of Engineering, was award dean’s list status for the fall 2015 semester. Mullin is from Catasauqua.
Jacob Rusnock, of Northampton, was named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University during the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Rusnock is in the class of 2018. A student must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean’s list recognition.
Located in Lewisburg, Bucknell University is a highly selective private liberal arts university that offers majors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and social and natural sciences, along with broad opportunities outside of class, to its 3,600 undergraduates. Graduate programs are available in select disciplines. Students benefit from a small student-faculty ratio of 9:1, personal attention from faculty, leadership opportunities, and excellent graduation rates and career outcomes.
Students have been named to the honors list at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus for the fall 2015 semester. To qualify for the honor’s list, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade-point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours.
Coplay: Brooke Sherwin
Whitehall: Felicia Lynch
Devoted to the preparation of world citizens through global education, Fairleigh Dickinson University is New Jersey’s largest private university and features more than 100 liberal arts and professional degree programs, two international campuses, dozens of partnerships with internationally renowned institutions, and special programs and status within the United Nations. For more information, go to fdu.edu.
Alexis DeMelfy, attaining a 3.8 grade-point average, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at La Salle University. DeMelfy is from Whitehall.
Students recently made the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall 2015 semester. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for dean’s list if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of Incomplete, D or F; and they have registered for and completed at least 12 credit hours.
Coplay: Sierra Dorschutz, studying in the film and animation program; Jacob Anchorstar, studying in the mechanical engineering program
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls 18,600 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.
University of the Sciences has named students who received dean’s list status for the fall 2015 semester. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a C and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken.
Whitehall: Jenna Edelman, a physician assistant studies student; Emily Brand, a doctor of pharmacy student
Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, University of the Sciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields. Discover how students are proven everywhere they go at usciences.edu.
Branden A. Weghofer, of Northampton, has recently been named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the fall 2015 semester. To attain this honor, students must attain at least a 3.5 grade-point average or be in the top 30 percent of their class, as well as taking a full course load as a full time student.
Founded in 1839, Boston University (BU) is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. Consisting of 16 schools and colleges, BU offers students more than 250 programs of study in science and engineering, social science and humanities, health science, the arts and other professional disciplines, along with a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes integral to the university’s research and teaching mission. With more than 33,000 students, BU is the fourth largest private university in the country and a member of the American Association of Universities (AAU), a nonprofit association of 62 of North America’s leading research-intensive institutions.
Ithaca College congratulates students named to dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.
Bath: Dakota Collina, Alexandria Fisher
From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study. Located in New York’s Finger Lakes region, the college is home to 6,100 undergraduate and 460 graduate students.
Twenty-five students graduated from Penn State Lehigh Valley’s practical nursing program during a ceremony held Feb. 27 at the campus in Center Valley. Jane Knepp, vice president of human resources and risk management at Fellowship Community, a continuing care retirement community in Whitehall, provided the keynote address.
Northampton: Maelynn Campbell, James Pak
Whitehall: Francisco Irizzary, Carmen Torrales, Derek Rousseau. In addition to receiving graduation certificates and pins, Rousseau received the most compassionate award, presented to a student who demonstrates empathy, respect, dignity and kindness during patient care.