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Thursday, April 16, 2015 by The Press in Local News

MILLERSVILLE UNIV.

Residents named to dean's list

Several local students were named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Millersville University.

They are Joseph Asbury, Bryan Diem and Chelsea MacDonald, all of Coplay, and Aaron Keglovits of Whitehall.

UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Area student on dean's list

Brian J. Foster, of Northampton, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at the University of Rhode Island.

Students who have a GPA of 3.3 or higher are named to the list.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN

Frace named to dean's list

Anastasia Frace, of Bath, was named to the dean's list at the University of New Haven for the fall 2014 semester.

Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better in order to qualify

BUCKNELL UNIV.

Local students make dean's list

Allison Horn, of Bath, was named to the dean's list at Bucknell University for the fall 2014 semester.

Horn is the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Horn.

Tejvinder Singh, of Whitehall, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

He is the son of Inderpal Chawla and Gurdeep Anand.

To be named to the dean's list, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.

DELAWARE VALLEY COLLEGE

Klemp earns degree

Erika Klemp, of Northampton, earned her BS in biology from Delaware Valley College in December 2014.

UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY

Longacre named to commandant's list

Benjamin Longacre, a 2014 graduate of Northampton Area High School, has been named to the Commandant's List for the fall 2014 semester at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

The commandant's list recognizes midshipmen for achievements in academics as well as behavior, aptitude and physical fitness.

Longacre is a member of the Brigade of Midshipmen, Class of 2018, planning to major in mechanical engineering.

ITHACA COLLEGE

Local students on dean's list

Dakota Collina, of Bath, and Jared Bauer, of Northampton, were named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

Collina is a communication, management and design major, and Bauer is a clinical health studies major.

LCCC

Colarusso named

Gold scholar

Lehigh Carbon Community College student Michael Colarusso, of Allentown, has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar. He will receive a $1,500 scholarship and a special medallion.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation recognizes 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars and provides nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually.

Colarusso, a 2006 graduate of Whitehall High School, is a psychology major graduating in May from LCCC. His plans are to transfer to a four-year institution in the fall to earn a bachelor's degree in psychology, hoping to earn his master's degree and conduct research.

A past president of LCCC's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Colarusso recently presented a research project he conducted with an LCCC faculty member at the Eastern Psychological Association 2015 Conference in Philadelphia.

MANSFIELD UNIV.

Mast named to dean's list

Paige Mast, of Northampton, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Mansfield University.

To be on the dean's list, a student must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

CLARKSON UNIVERSITY

Coplay resident on dean's list

Theodor C. Taylor, of Coplay, was named to the dean's list for the 2014 fall semester at Clarkson University.

Taylor is a civil engineering major.

UNIVERSITY OF THE SCIENCES

Residents named to dean's list

Cheyanne Kocker, of Bath, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at University of the Sciences.

Kocher is a pharmaceutical sciences student.

Whitehall residents Jenna Edelman, a physician assistant studies student, Yvonne Labram, a doctor of pharmacy student, and Kimmarie Huynh, a doctor of pharmacy student, and Coplay resident Angela Krutsick, a doctor of pharmacy student, also were named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

ITHACA COLLEGE

Flyte graduates

Eric Flyte, of Bath, graduated from Ithaca College's school of music with a bachelor's degree in performance/music education.

He received the degree in December 2014.

WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY

Area student on dean's list

Finn Barrett, of Northampton, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Washington and Lee University.

In order to be named to the dean's list, students must have a GPA of 3.4 or higher.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIV.

Local students on dean's list

Alec Dougherty, of Coplay, was named to the dean's list at Coastal Carolina University for the fall 2014 semester.

Dougherty is a sophomore majoring in recreation and sport management.

Kaitlyn Hanzl, of Whitehall, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester. Hanzl is a senior majoring in philosophy.

UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON

Local residents on dean's list

Several local students were named to the dean's list at the University of Scranton. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.

The students are Jonathan Nicklas, Kaitlyn Kuntzman and Katherine Twigg, all of Northampton; and AnnMarie Marzen and Elizabeth Reese, both of Whitehall.

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY

Adegbonmire on dean's list

Foyinsi Adegbonmire, of Whitehall, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Hofstra University.

Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean's list.

ALVERNIA UNIVERSITY

Local competes

Edward Cadman, of Whitehall, competed as a member of the Crusaders' men's cross country team for the fall 2014 season.

He is a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School and an accounting major at the university.

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY

Local students receive degrees

A number of local students received degrees from Kutztown University recently. They are:

Bath: Emilie A. Cahill, bachelor of science in education, elementary education

Catasauqua: Colette S. Allen, bachelor of arts, sociology; Kaitlynn Marie Crossley, bachelor of science, pychology/paralegal studies; and Sarah Kropf, bachelor of science, biology/organismal/ecology

Coplay: Janine Marie Howell, bachelor of science, leisure and sport studies, magna cum laude; Lauren M. Keglovits, master of education, secondary education/curriculum and instruction; Adam J. Liskanich, bachelor of science in business administration, accounting; and Jeffrey Scott Moyer, master of public administration, public administration, summa cum laude

Northampton: Julie M. Burger, bachelor of science in education, special education, cum laude; Stephen D. Fahringer, bachelor of science in education, elementary education; and Daniel J. Hall, bachelor of science, psychology

Whitehall: Sean M. Bankos, bachelor of science, biology/organismal/ecology; Luizaida Marie Bonilla, bachelor of science, criminal justice; Daniel Yeoung Cho, bachelor of arts, sociology; Edward O. Fermin, bachelor of science, psychology/clinical counseling; Lauren B. Geldon, bachelor of social work, social work cum laude; Matthew Krempasky, master of education, reading, summa cum laude; Zachary Charles Pawlowski, master of education, secondary education/teaching. magna cum laude; Ishankumar Vijaykumar Soni, bachelor of science, chemistry, magna cum laude; William Carl Spitzer, bachelor of science, criminal justice; Olga Wach, bachelor of science, criminal justice; and Deisha R. Warntz, master of education, elementary education

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

Local residents on dean's list

Sydney Jaworowski, of Catasauqua, was named to University of Delaware's dean's list for the 2014 fall semester. To be named to the dean's list students must have a GPA of 3.33 or above.

Connor Bydlon, Taylor Feher and Luke Szewczak, all of Whitehall, were named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

Samantha Upton, of Coplay, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

MISSOURI UNIV. OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Coplay resident on honor list

Matthew Giacobbe, of Coplay, was named to the honor list for the fall 2014 semester.

To be named to the honor list, students must have a GPA of 3.2 or above.

WILKES UNIVERSITY

Local cheers in championship

Chloe Musselman, of Whitehall, cheered with the Wilkes University cheerleaders to a top 10 finish in the Open All Girl division at the Universal Cheerleaders Association's College Cheerleading National Championship.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE

Area resident on dean's list

Jacqueline O'Connell, of Northampton, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester. To be named to the list students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Coplay resident makes dean's list

Sierra Dorschutz, of Coplay, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

Dorschutz is a fourth-year student in the film and animation program.

Students are eligible for dean's list if their GPA is 3.4 or higher.

CLARION UNIVERSITY

Anderson on dean's list

Kayla Anderson, of Whitehall, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Clarion University.

LAFAYETTE COLLEGE

Local student on dean's list

Mary Brand, of Whitehall, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

To be named to the dean's list students must have a 3.6 GPA or higher.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIV.

Lynch namedto dean's list

Felicia Lynch, of Whitehall, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester.

To qualify for dean's list students must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher.

ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE

Bath resident earns honors

Madison McCall, of Bath, earned the Emergent Scholar honors for 2015. Students must have at least a 3.75 cumulative GPA at the end of their first three semesters to attain the honor. McCall is a business major that works with her mentor Dr. Oya Ozkanca.

GOODWIN COLLEGE

Sikora namedto dean's list

Catherine Sikora, of Northampton, was named to the dean's list at Goodwin College.

Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher to be named to the dean's list.

BOSTON UNIV.

Kranich makes dean's list

William F. Kranich Jr., a resident of Whitehall, has recently been named to the dean's list at Boston University for the fall semester.

Each school and college at Boston University has their own criterion for the dean's list, but students generally must attain a 3.5 grade-point average (on a 4.0-scale), or be in the top 30 percent of their class, as well as a full course load as a full-time student.

Washington College

O'Connell earnsPhi Beta Kappa

Jacqueline O'Connell, of Northampton, has been inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

O'Connell is majoring in biology on the pre-medical track. On campus, she is on both the varsity basketball and varsity field hockey teams. She is also a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, National Field Hockey Academic Squad, Tri-Beta honor society, a John S. Toll science and mathematic apprentice, and is president of the Cater Society of Junior Fellows.

O'Connell is also a member of the Special Olympics, Adopt-a-Teammate program, Health Occupations of America, the Campus Catholic Ministry, Campus Christian Fellowship, a student-athlete mentor program leader and the president of Safe Ride.

Founded in 1782 under the patronage of George Washington, Washington College is a private, independent college of liberal arts and sciences located in colonial Chestertown on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

ALVERNIA UNIV.

Storm presents

at conference

Nearly a dozen Alvernia students, including Communication and History major Macy Storm, of Bath, presented papers, panels and creative work at the Sigma Tau Delta conference in Albuquerque, N.M., in March. The International English Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta has more than 870 active chapters across the globe.

Alvernia students Jamie Cappiello, Ryan Cupo, Andrew Kaucher and Peter MacNamee presented a roundtable titled "Alcoholism & Authorship: Inebriation & Inspiration," moderated by alumna Megan McCue. Storm also participated in this roundtable as a junior member of Sigma Tau Delta.

WIDENER UNIV.

Stewart earns

service award

Morgan Stewart, a senior accounting major at Widener University, from Whitehall, recently received the Beta Alpha Psi Award for Outstanding Service, presented by the university's School of Business Administration. Stewart received the award at the school's annual banquet held March 26 at Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack.