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
Moravian College named more than 725 students to the dean’s honor list for the fall 2019 semester. Students who carry three or more course units during the fall or spring term and attain a grade-point average for the term of 3.5 or higher are placed on the dean’s honor list.
Bath: Nathan Bendekovits, Alex Cabanela, Gabrielle Demchak, Harry Faber, Elizabeth Horn, Jacob Kanyuk, Olivia Lucas, Haris Naveed, Meredith Roe, Claire Smith, Will Stackhouse
Catasauqua: Brandon Adams, Rodney Berger, Allyson Kovach, Olivia Schlofer, Autumn Schray, Crystal Yautz
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
Students at Misericordia University have qualified for the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. Students with a 3.55 grade-point average or higher receive this honor.
Coplay: Madison Holub
Northampton: Shannon Wittreich
A total of 367 students have been named to the Mansfield University dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must attend the university full time and earn at least a 3.5 GPA.
Northampton: Savannah Packard
Walnutport: Alexis Anthony
A total of 486 students received degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the winter commencement ceremony Dec. 14 at Koehler Fieldhouse. The following local students received degrees.
Bath: Zachary Sommer, George Stilgenbauer
Catasauqua: Jordan Dardas, Samantha Weinert
Northampton: Ashley Dziedzic, Kelsey Reifinger
Whitehall: Sara Bringenberg, Brandon Yazji
Using a retrofitted robot arm from the 1990s, three East Stroudsburg University computer science students, including Nicholas Khouri, of Whitehall, won the top award in math and computer science for their robotics project at a recent conference on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
Ellen Brady, of Whitehall, is one of four LCCC students who recently received the Occupational Therapy Assistant Scholarship, funded through the program’s annual Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant conference held in June.
Brady will be awarded $500 for the spring 2020 semester to be applied toward tuition.
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.
Florida Career College
Aubree Leiner graduated from Florida Career College Oct. 12. The graduation ceremony was held at Hilton Hotel in West Palm Beach, Fla. Leiner graduated from FCC’s medical assistant program with a 4.0 grade-point average. She was singled out as a student of distinction because of her grades.
A Whitehall High School graduate in the Class of 2013, Leiner resides in Wellington, Fla., with her partner, Andrew Emery, their son, Kaden River, and two dogs, Luna and Deals.
Leiner’s future educational plans include pursuing a nursing degree.
Christian Stezelberger, of Slatington, recently participated in the SkillsUSA Championships. This event, by invitation only, was for ﬁrst-place state medalists in 102 competition areas for career and technical students. It is the largest skill competition in the world. Stezelberger was a competitor in the Industrial Motor Control competition and won the gold first-place medal.