Seton Hall University
Garrett Pruzinsky, of Whitehall, has qualified for the spring 2018 dean’s list at Seton Hall University.
Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 1,225 students during the winter and spring semesters. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year.
The cumulative GPA necessary for honor distinction is with honor (cum laude) 3.4, with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.6 and with highest honor (summa cum laude) 3.8.
The following students have been awarded degrees.
Jared Bauer and Hannah Peters, both of Northampton, graduated from Ithaca College in May 2018.
Bauer graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in clinical health studies, and Peters graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in exercise science.
The following students made the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at DeSales University. To qualify for dean’s list, a student must have a minimum 3.25 GPA.
Coplay: Alyssa R. Billie, nursing; Thomas A. Harrison, finance and marketing; Gabriel J. Lamm, sport and exercise physiology; Jude M. Luckenbill, medical studies; Roberto D. Recchia, finance and economics
David Kucharczuk, of Whitehall, has won an all-expenses-paid scholarship to attend an externship in chef Emeril Lagasse’s restaurants in New Orleans. Kucharczuk competed with seven other Northampton Community College culinary arts students in a “Chopped”-style cook-off in May. Initially, the eight students were told only three would win an all-expenses-paid scholarship to attend an externship in one of Lagasse’s restaurants in 2019 over winter break.
A total of 1,621 students have been named to the dean’s list at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the spring 2018 semester of the 2017-18 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs. Students eligible for this honor are those who have attained a 3.50 quality-point average or better and are enrolled full time. The letter grade “B” earns 3 quality points per credit, and the grade “A” earns 4 quality points per credit.
Pennsylvania College of Technology students vying for gold at the SkillsUSA National Championships is common. An all-female welding team representing the school at the prestigious competition is not. Thanks to three talented female welding and fabrication engineering technology students, it may be in the future. The trio aims to be trendsetters at the college and nationally.
Matthew Meyers, of Whitehall, has been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management.
To qualify for the designation, a student must achieve a semester GPA of 3.67 or better.
Meyers is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and Beta Alpha Psi, Alpha Phi Chapter.
John P. Weaver, a graduate of Northampton Area High School, Class of 2018, has enlisted in the U.S. Navy.
He is the son of George and Mary Ann Weaver, of Allen Township.
He will report in September to the Naval Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Ill., for basic training.
Upon completion, he will attend the Aviation Ordnance School at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., to study aviation ordnance and weapons systems.
Rhaine Sziy, of Catasauqua, received a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s 150th commencement May 12. Over 1,000 bachelor’s degrees were awarded.
Founded in 1865 in Worcester, Mass., WPI is one of the nation’s first engineering and technology universities. Its 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.