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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by The Press in

Students earn dean’s list

York College

More than 1,500 students were named to the dean’s list at York College of Pennsylvania. To be eligible, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

Northampton: Abigail Piotrowski

Walnutport: Chelsea Vermeulen

Whitehall: Alexandra Evans, Raquel Jaoude, Kathryn Rawski, Olivia Sattely

A private college located in south central Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 70 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,100 undergraduate students. The college also offers master’s programs in business, education and nursing and a doctorate in nursing practice. York College students enjoy a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application and a community invested in their success. The college provides a personal plan to help students focus their passions and attain their goals, so they are prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers, ready to meet the challenges of their profession and feel confident and proud of their achievements.

Alvernia University

The following students have been named to Alvernia University’s dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits.

Bath: Arianna Basile, Bethlehem Catholic High School graduate, studying psychology; Isabella Martinez, Allentown Central Catholic High School graduate, studying criminal justice; Madalyn Yorke, Northampton Area High School graduate, studying occupational therapy

Coplay: Logan McGinley, Whitehall High School graduate, studying psychology

Whitehall: Andrea Potylycki, Allentown Central Catholic High School graduate, studying mathematics

Alvernia University is a thriving comprehensive university that empowers students to become ethical leaders with moral courage, while providing an intellectually challenging environment with real-world learning experiences. Operating on a 191-acre suburban campus in Berks County, the distinctive Franciscan university has nearly 3,000 students.

Lebanon Valley College

Lebanon Valley College congratulates Jessica Kroboth, of Whitehall, who has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. Dean’s list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4.

Kroboth is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in exercise science. Kroboth is a graduate of Whitehall High School.

Lebanon Valley College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts and humanities, business and communications, education, health professions, social sciences and psychology, and science, technology, engineering and math. Advanced health profession degrees include a master of athletic training, master of counseling psychology (fall 2020), master of speech-language pathology and a doctor of physical therapy. Online and graduate programs include an MBA with six concentrations and a general option offered on-campus or partially or fully online, a master of science in STEM education, an integrative STEM education certificate, a master in music education and a modern band certificate. In 2018, the college was listed as No. 1 in the country for graduate job placement by the career guidance site Zippia.com, using federal data. The 357-acre campus is in Annville.

Clarion University

Alyson Peters, of Whitehall, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. To earn placement on the dean’s list, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA.

Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College congratulates dozens of students who were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of 2019. The dean’s list recognizes students who have earned a GPA of 3.65 or higher in the academic semester.

Catasauqua: Hailey Baez, Jennifer Santa

Coplay: Nyla Boulware, Ashley Heller

Danielsville: Adrian Mast

Northampton: Emma Gundrum, Sadie Schlichting

Walnutport: Makenzie Kistler, Alexandra Kuchinos, Hope Wolbach, Jade Zamadics

Whitehall: Leslie Abreu, Rachael Alulis, Kayla Bills, Jorgie Duld, Khoula Jaber, Ayman Khardali, Victoria Levan

Located in Allentown, Cedar Crest College was selected as a “Top Regional College” and a “Best Value” in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings from 2012 to 2019 and a “Best College for Veterans” in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019. In addition, the college was recognized as a 2018-19 College of Distinction, and the School of Adult and Graduate Education was ranked a Top 25 school for nontraditional students by Best College Reviews in 2017. Cedar Crest was ranked by College Choice as the No. 12 best women’s college in 2016. Founded in 1867, Cedar Crest currently enrolls approximately 1,700 students — full time, part time and graduate — in more than 50 fields of study.

Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania congratulates the more than 1,900 students who were named to the fall 2019 dean’s list. A full-time student whose semester GPA is 3.5 or higher with 12 or more semester hours of course work for which a grade or grades are received will be named to the dean’s list.

Bath: Kalie Chapman, early childhood education; Jenna Rogers, nursing (Bachelor of Science in nursing); Julia Wandler, exercise science (Bachelor of Science)

Coplay: Ethan Holub, special education, early childhood education; Andrew Ference, exercise science (Bachelor of Science); Keanna Horst, art studio (Bachelor of Arts); Olivia Geczi, business administration-marketing; Abbygail Hill, international business, languages and cultures (Bachelor of Arts)

Northampton: Paige Sommers, speech pathology audiology (Bachelor of Science)

Walnutport: Rebecca Evans, digital forensics (Bachelor of Science); Luke Lieberman, technical leadership (bachelor of applied science); Caylin Marth, exercise science (Bachelor of Science); Aaron Rudolph, biology (Bachelor of Science)

Whitehall: Cassidy Larkin, special education, early childhood education; Taylor Beer, criminal justice (Bachelor of Arts); Teresa Nappo, mass communication (Bachelor of Arts); Ashleigh Getz, business administration-management, American Sign Language/English interpreting (Bachelor of Science)

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,700 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of education, business, liberal arts and science and technology.

Bucknell University

Bucknell University has released the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year. A student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher to receive dean’s list recognition.

Northampton: Drew Filchner, biomedical engineering major, Class of 2022; Carly Masonheimer, chemistry major, Class of 2021.

Whitehall: Yara Ziadi, civil engineering major, Class of 2022.

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.

Slippery Rock University

Max Nuscher, of Coplay, has made the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester at Slippery Rock University. The dean’s list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester GPA of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly attempted and earned credits.

SRU, founded in 1889, is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university is shaped by its normal school heritage and characterized by its commitment to intellectual development, leadership and civic responsibility. SRU provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that will help them succeed in their lives and professional careers and be engaged citizens.

Today, SRU is a four-year, public, coeducational, comprehensive university offering a broad array of undergraduate and select graduate programs to more than 8,800 students. The university has earned full institutional accreditation through the Middle State Commission on Higher Learning and discipline specific accreditations.

The university is located in western Pennsylvania on a 660-acre campus.

DeSales University

The following students made the dean’s list for the fall 2019 session at DeSales University. To qualify for dean’s list, a student must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Coplay: Alyssa Billie

Whitehall: Adrian Anatalio, Kristina Bednarczyk, Zachary Brodeur, Hagar Fadel, Travis Fenstermacher, Cristal Fernandez, Vanessa Hadeed, Fedaa Jabir, Gazal Jabir, Abigail Kuhne, Jacob Pieringer, Maria Tran, Joseph White