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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in

Students named to dean’s list

Wilkes University

Wilkes University interim Provost Terese Wignot announced the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 GPA and carry at least 12 credits.

Bath: Domenica Lerch, Melody Mayer

Catasauqua: Rose Dietrich, Ryder Egner Faustner, Brandon Norton, Steven Ritter

Danielsville: Logan Biechy

Northampton: Jared Angerman, Regann Hobby, Carissa Kern, Elena Kreger, Ethan Schwartz

Whitehall: Sarah Sejour, Emily Yenser

Wilkes University is a private, independent, nonsectarian institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, Wilkes is on a mission to create one of the nation’s finest doctoral universities, offering all of the programs, activities and opportunities of a large university in the intimate, caring and mentoring environment of a small college, open to all who show promise. The Economist named Wilkes 25th in the nation for the value of its education for graduates. In addition to 46 majors, Wilkes offers 24 master’s degree programs and five doctoral/terminal degree programs, including the doctor of philosophy in nursing, doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education, doctor of pharmacy and master of fine arts in creative writing.

Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University congratulates its dean’s list students. The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher out of a possible 4.0 for the semester.

Bath: Bradley Hower, a Bachelor of Science in biology major, Class of 2020, was a graduate of Northampton Area High School.

Catasauqua: Bradshaw Henning, a Bachelor of Science in physics 3-2 pre-engineering major, Class of 2022, was a graduate of Catasauqua High School; Kaylee Kauffman, a Bachelor of Arts in legal studies major, Class of 2023, was a graduate of Northampton Area High School.

Coplay: Joshua Wagner, a Bachelor of Science in finance major, Class of 2022, was a graduate of Parkland High School.

Northampton: Grace Tepes, a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry major, Class of 2023, was a graduate of Northampton Area High School.

Walnutport: Victoria Gardineer, a Bachelor of Arts in international studies: comparative cultural studies major, Class of 2022, was a graduate of Northampton Area High School.

Whitehall: Megan Herbine, a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics major, Class of 2022, was a graduate of Whitehall High School; Angelica Ramos, a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing major, Class of 2020, was a graduate of Whitehall High School.

Susquehanna, a liberal arts university offering more than 100 majors and minors in business, humanities, arts and sciences, focuses on intellectual development, global competence and career success. Students develop critical thinking, writing, teamwork and communication skills, which, combined with internships and research opportunities, prepare them for a lifetime of personal and professional success. The university is recognized nationally for its commitment to off-campus study through the Global Opportunities program. Small classes enable faculty members to serve as mentors, as well as teachers. Ninety-six percent of Susquehanna graduates are employed or in graduate or professional school within months.

ESU

East Stroudsburg University has named the 1,513 students who made the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester according to Joanne Z. Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Bath: Jenna Diefenderfer, biochemistry; Zachary Sommer, criminal justice; Zoe Attinello, early childhood education (prekindergarten-grade 4); Jason Merker, exercise science; Ashlyn Phillip, exercise science; Carson Gantz, physical education teacher education; George Stilgenbauer, public health; Mark Schwarz, special education/elementary-middle level; Elizabeth Fehnel, special education/early child

Catasauqua: Megan Nyce, biology

Coplay: Nathan Klass, nursing

Danielsville: Johnna Eisenreich, special education/early child; Samantha Gaydos, special education/early child

Northampton: Tyler Miller, athletic training; Abigail James, criminal justice; Rebecca Yeager, English; Sara Pease, history; Cassidy Clark, psychology; Hannah Phillip, social work; Sarah Heidecker, special education/early child; Taylor Keeney, special education/early child

Walnutport: Colin Marth, accounting; Thomas Sparling, business management; Emily Ziegenfuss, communication sciences and disorders; Kirstin Stettler, digital media technologies; Jacob Skeath, environmental studies; Drake Pristash, physical education teacher education

Whitehall: Shavar Hussett, athletic training; Nicholas Khouri, computer science; Alyssa Schall, early childhood education (prekindergarten-grade 4); Courtney Daniels, environmental studies; Carly Charles, middle level education (grade 4-grade 8); Hulda Onyore, public health; Rachel Arner, undeclared

East Stroudsburg University, one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, opened in 1893 as East Stroudsburg Normal School. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate programs, 21 master’s programs and two doctoral programs. Over 6,000 students are enrolled for the high quality, affordable and accessible education ESU provides. Nearly 30,000 ESU alumni live in Pennsylvania.

University of Hartford

The University of Hartford is pleased to announce Leah Kleintop, of Coplay, has been named to its dean’s list for fall 2019.

Spread across seven dynamic schools and colleges, the University of Hartford has been guiding the purpose and passion of students for over six decades. On the 350-acre campus alongside Connecticut’s capital city, approximately 4,800 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students representing all 50 states and 51 countries come together for a common purpose: to collaborate across different disciplines, diversify perspectives and broaden worldviews. Hartford is a four-year private university focused on advancing the public good through meaningful connections within our communities. The university’s unique approach to comprehensive education gives the university the critical perspectives that lead to impactful change, regionally and beyond. With degree programs spanning the arts, humanities, business, engineering and technology, education and health professions, University of Hartford focuses on doing the work that matters.

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. Students with an academic GPA average of at least 3.50 achieve this status.

Bath: Jessica Squitieri

Catasauqua: Angelique Brogan, Safire Brotzman, Toni Canady, Breeann Cimerol, Brianna Cipollone, Dede Creppy, Samantha Davis, Nicole Dlugos, Eli Fink, Evynne Gades, Jason Hanninen, Bekkah Harakal, Sabrina Heckman, Nicole Hilbert, Michaela Kincaid, James Kober, Michael Manion, Janelys Molina Martinez, Kaitlyn Montgomery, Phillip Norris, Dayton Richard, Michael Sauter, Lisa Smith, Charlotte Snyder, Jordan Wasser

Coplay: Patricia Adam, Jenna Blynn, Jr., Keyana Bradshaw, Jessica Brogan, Carrie Cevicelow, Logan Comstock, Matthew Conrad, Stephen Frang, Dylan Fritsch, Brandon Giacobbe, Charissa Kent, Derek Kirsopp, Katie Klucharich, Haley McGuire, Cosimo Morelli, Tyler Newhart, Corynn Porcino, Caroline Rivera, Tiffany Royer, Sarah Wegner, Matthew Weremedic, Susan Woodring

Northampton: Kaitlyn Leblanc, Julie Prutzman, Jack Strini

Walnutport: Andrea Bachman, Joseph Matla, Jr., Erin Rigby, Clare Schultes, Matthew Schultes, Nicole Secara

Whitehall: Saraa Abduljabbar, Vivyan Aboud, Mary Ajami, Monica Bachman, Randi Barna-Root, Ellen Brady, Ashlee Brosky, Amy Brown, Lea Bruen, Evelyng Cabrera, Karianie Cabrera Gonzalez, Kaitlyn Carlin, Kayla Cavanaugh, Angela Centolanza, Macaulai Cepeda, Melissa Chalas-Lopez, Alanna Ciarlo, Kassidy Cunningham, Danielle Devine, Justin Doyle, Aislinn Duran, Elianna Encarnacion, Steven Faris, Nicole Fix, Tyshawn Golden-Mccants, Lenny Gomez, Somar Hanna, Richard Harimenshi, Jacob Hess, Morgan Hoffman, Michelle Hutchens-Baratta, Katrina Iobst, Sara Issa, Synia Jones, Kalyn Jurus, Decontee Krayee, Erica Kurpiewski, Amanda Lahue, Iliana Landivar, Pablo Landivar, Amber Ledford, Lissette Lemock -Agramonte, Ruth Masira, Isaiah Maxey, Natalia Medina, Melinda Millard, Rebecca Moody, Jose Morales, Kylie Musselman, Mariana Naddour, Joseph Nagle, Angela Pascal, Magen Perelli, Yolani Pineda, Jonathan Potts, Jennilyn Quinones Flores, Kassandra Rajha, Bryan Rohrbach, Elizabeth Rosario, Ousmane Sacko, Trevor Sargent, Crystal Schaffer, Coltyn Scheland, Laura Schofield, Zeina Shahda, Emily Slane, Michele Smith, Amanda Sodl, Kelly Spanitz, Crystal Specht, Amanda Stettler, Yordy Tavarez, Alexus Tewold, Kevin Thomas, Esteban Tirado Ponce, Nemisis Torres, Jason Varma, Janet Verga, Abigail Warner, Nicole Weil, Katrina Wickel, Paul Wieder, Jr.

Wilkes University

Wilkes University awarded 302 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees when it held its winter commencement ceremony Jan. 19. The event was held in the Arnaud C. Marts Center, Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes Interim President Paul S. Adams presided at the event. The commencement address was delivered by Paul Riggs, dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the university. Kristin Donati, who received her Master of Business Administration degree at the ceremony, was the student speaker. Donati is associate director of graduate enrollment at Wilkes University.

Whitehall: Shawn Foster, Master of Science in education; Larissa Rosendale, Bachelor of Science in nursing

Wilkes University is a private, independent, nonsectarian institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, Wilkes is on a mission to create one of the nation’s finest doctoral universities, offering all of the programs, activities and opportunities of a large university in the intimate, caring and mentoring environment of a small college, open to all who show promise. The Economist named Wilkes 25th in the nation for the value of its education for graduates. In addition to 46 majors, Wilkes offers 24 master’s degree programs and five doctoral/terminal degree programs, including the doctor of philosophy in nursing, doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education, doctor of pharmacy and master of fine arts in creative writing.

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College President Ann D. Bieber announced the December 2019 graduates, including those with honors — summa cum laude, 3.95-4.0; magna cum laude, 3.75-3.95; cum laude, 3.5-3.75.

Catasauqua: Christian Kingsley, cum laude; Dionis Lora; Matthew Reenock; Lisa Smith

Coplay: Aurea McPherson, Avery Wanamaker

Northampton: Michael Muessig, magna cum laude

Walnutport: Andrea Bachman, magna cum laude

Whitehall: Mary Ajami; Melissa Bowen; Richard Harimenshi, cum laude; Jacob Hess; Tara Lloyd, cum laude; Desirae Mancuso; Nithin Reddy Pinnam Reddy Yugandhar Reddy; Jonathan Potts, cum laude; Ousmane Sacko, cum laude; Laura Schofield, cum laude; Anne Marie Uwimana

University of Delaware

Gretchen Johnson, Julia Solderitch and Madison Bydlon, all of Whitehall, have made the dean’s list at University of Delaware for the fall 2019 semester. To meet eligibility requirements for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full time and earn a GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale for the semester.