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Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by The Press in

Dean’s list is announced

Muhlenberg College

Muhlenberg College students with a term grade-point average of 3.5 or higher were recognized for their academic achievement and named to dean’s list for spring 2019.

Catasauqua: Emily Ledesma, Andrew Rice, Andrew Verenna, David Wetherhold

Coplay: Graham Burrell, Hannah Parrish

Northampton: Snow Du, Deja Frazier

Whitehall: Hazem Abdelaal, Sabrina Barhoum, Julia Evangelista, Mira-Belle Haddad, Stephanie Haik, Brett Mathews, Gavin Meyers, Marwan Rajha, Adeeb Saed, Elijah Sommer

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college located in Allentown. With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, Muhlenberg is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate and collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences as well as selected pre-professional programs, including accounting, business, education and public health. The college is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. A member of the Centennial Conference, Muhlenberg competes in 22 varsity sports.

Muhlenberg College Wescoe School

Students with a term GPA of 3.5 or higher for the semester were recognized for their academic achievement and named to the spring 2019 dean’s list at Muhlenberg College Wescoe School of Continuing Education.

Bath: Jacqueline Cesanek, Caitlyn Stonaker

Catasauqua: Conor Dougherty, Mirelis Velazquez

Northampton: Maria Alvarez

Whitehall: Yvette Durecut, Rhiannon Harwi, Matthew Schiffert

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college located in Allentown. With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, Muhlenberg is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate and collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences as well as selected pre-professional programs, including accounting, business, education and public health. The college is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. A member of the Centennial Conference, Muhlenberg competes in 22 varsity sports. For more than 100 years, the Muhlenberg College Wescoe School of Continuing Education has understood the needs of adult learners.

University of the Sciences

The following students have been named to the University of the Sciences dean’s list for spring 2019. 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 in the spring of 2019.

Whitehall: Kyleigh Hricak, psychology student; Emily Brand, doctor of pharmacy student

Northampton: Mikyla Kutish, doctor of physical therapy student

University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the health care and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus. Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences and health care business and policy fields.

Norwich University

Satchel Orion Stauffer, of Catasauqua, and Malcolm Norman Christman, of Coplay, were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester at Norwich University. Full-time undergraduate students, who earned a semester GPA of at least 3.4 and had no failures in the previous fall or spring semester are awarded dean’s list honors. These students cannot have any pending incomplete grades. Dean’s list honors are noted on the official transcript each term earned.

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation’s six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). For more information, visit norwich.edu.

Bloomsburg University

Harry Emery V, of Bath, was among 11 other members of the Bloomsburg University Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, along with their adviser, Mark L. Usry, associate professor of business law, to join more than 1,000 students at the PBL National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, the week of June 24-27. Emery earned second place in business decision making and was sixth with Austin Robbins in business presentation. The 12 students qualified to attend the national conference by placing first or second in their competitive events at the Pennsylvania State Leadership Conference this past spring. Competitive events include analyzing cases in areas such as forensic accounting and entrepreneurship, sales competition, help desk and customer service, impromptu speaking and competitive examinations.

Phi Beta Lambda is an organization at the college level that continues the opportunities Future Business Leaders of America provides for high school students. The FBLA-PBL mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,900 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of education, business, liberal arts and science and technology.

Maryville University

Deborah Tully, of Whitehall, was named to the honors list for the spring 2019 semester at Maryville University. Part-time, undergraduate students are eligible for the academic honors list when carrying a minimum of six credit hours in the fall, spring or summer semester and maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.5 and no single grade below a B-.