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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by The Press in

Pirrocco graduates

Troy University

Nick Pirrocco, of Whitehall, graduated from Troy University during term one of the 2019-20 academic year. Pirrocco attended Troy online and graduated with the Master of Science in sport and fitness management.

Term one includes students at Troy’s campuses in Dothan, Phenix City and Montgomery, Ala., along with teaching sites outside of Alabama and online.

Troy University is a public, historic, international university with 22,500 students and 154,000 alumni. Students choose Troy for its quality academic programs, reasonable costs and availability of financial aid, outstanding faculty and flexible in-class and online class offerings. Students at the Troy Alabama campus enjoy a traditional college experience, while adult students are the centers of attention at campuses in Dothan, Montgomery and Phenix City, Ala., as well as at locations around the world and online.

University of the Sciences

Jaden Daubert, of Northampton, has been named to the summer 2019 dean’s list at University of the Sciences. 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 summer of 2019. Daubert is a doctor of pharmacy 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.

King’s College

Courtney Grim, of Whitehall, was recently inducted into the Tau Pi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society for education. Grim is a junior education major at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, and the daughter of Scott and Lee Grim. She is also a member of the college’s education and blood council clubs, an orientation assistant and a dean’s list student.

To be a candidate for induction, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average, a commitment to education as a career and “a professional attitude, which assures the member’s steady growth in the field of education.”