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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in

Lutz, Mansour receive certificate

Kutztown University

Julia Lutz, of Bath, and Jacky Mansour, of Whitehall, were issued a Career Exploration Certificate for the 2018 fall semester.

The Career Exploration Certificate is open to all freshmen and sophomore students. Students gain a greater understanding of themselves and the career development process. They will be better prepared to choose and confirm a major, research careers, gain related experience through informational interviewing and job shadowing experiences and plan for a successful internship, professional job or graduate school search.

Founded in 1866, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education located on 289 acres nestled in the beautiful East Penn Valley in Berks County. As the region’s center for excellence in academics, culture and public engagement, KU’s programs and reputation for quality offer students the opportunity to discover lifelong avenues of learning and discovery. KU students select from more than 100 areas of study within four colleges in a diverse liberal arts academic environment. To complement their studies, KU’s NCAA Division II athletics program with 21 varsity sports joins the more than 160 student clubs and organizations providing students with a variety of activities for learning and discovery.

Wilkes University

Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder announced the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 grade-point average while carrying at least 12 credits.

Bath: James Benes, Noah Durnin

Catasauqua: Alexis Ayache, Sarah Covert, Corey Cowitch, Rose Dietrich

Coplay: Gabrielle Molitoris

Danielsville: Logan Biechy

Hokendauqua: Junior Alvarado-Rosario

Northampton: Jared Angerman, Carissa Kern

Whitehall: Jorgie Duld

Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, the university is on a mission to create one of the great small universities, offering all of the programs, activities and opportunities of a large, research university in the intimate, caring and mentoring environment of a small, liberal arts college, at a cost that is increasingly competitive with public universities. In addition to 47 undergraduate majors, Wilkes offers the doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education and doctor of pharmacy degrees and more than a dozen master’s degree programs, including the master of business administration and master of fine arts in creative writing.

Wilkes University

Wilkes University awarded 384 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to students who completed their degree requirements at the conclusion of the fall 2018 semester.

Danielsville: Hillary Hartzell, Master of Science in education

Northampton: Sean George, Master of Science in education; Patrick Murphy, Master of Science in education

Whitehall: Dewitt Haskins, Bachelor of Business Administration in management; Christina Rabeh, Master of Science in education

Muhlenberg College

More than 1,000 students were named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at Muhlenberg College.

Catasauqua: Andrew Rice, Andrew Verenna, David Wetherhold

Coplay: Graham Burrell, Hannah Parrish

Northampton: Snow Du

Whitehall: Hazem Abdelaal, Julia Evangelista, Ana Gonzalez Vargas, Mira-Belle Haddad, Stephanie Haik, Brian Heckma, Brett Mathews, Gavin Meyers, Elijah Sommer

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college in Allentown. With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate and collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences as well as selected pre-professional programs, including accounting, business, education and public health.

University of Scranton

Nearly 1,600 students were named to the University of Scranton’s dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester. A student must have a GPA of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester.

Coplay: Dominic A. Dait, a freshman health administration major in the university’s Panuska College of Professional Studies

Northampton: Ian P. Ellwood, a junior neuroscience major in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences; Andrew J. Milisits, a senior philosophy major in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences

Whitehall: Kyle Sayre, a freshman chemistry major in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences; Gabriela M. Campusano, a junior neuroscience major in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences; Theresa Anne Koch, a senior neuroscience major in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences

The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university located in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

DeSales University

The following students earned dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at DeSales University. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must have a minimum 3.25 GPA.

Coplay: Gabriel Lamm, Jude Luckenbill, Loran Pritchard, Roberto Recchia, Allison Robbins

Whitehall: Adrian Anatalio, Allison Emick, Hagar Fadel, Travis Fenstermacher, Briana Gensey, Vanessa Hadeed, Amanda Hazim, Rana Hazim, Fieruz Jabir, Gazal Jabir, Majenneh Kennedy, Kera Kulp, Alexandra Nassif, Carmen Peralta Martinez, Jacob Pieringer, Mark Pizarro, Maria Tran, Tiffany Tran, Joseph White, Lauren Williams


Penn State Lehigh Valley recently announced the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester.

Bath: Vera Aldeeb, Devon Cunningham, Bria Dews, Eric Hammer, Yusuf Horuz, Melissa Mayer

Catasauqua: Anairobi Imbert-Sanchez

Coplay: Alexander Hill, Lara Ormiston, Ann Reyes Kadozono

Northampton: Megan Beers, Mason Bunce, Crystal Compton, Christopher Lee, Nickolas Miller, Sara Siddiqi

Whitehall: Kristen Abdouche, Jericka Acevedo, Austin Azar, Thomas Baker, Kali Bartynski, Marie Giacobbe, Kyle Gilbert, Brett Girardi, Artur Gjondla, Zyan Globosits, Justin Hadeed, Chadi Haydar, Mariah Lanford, Kade Marx, Chancia Moore, Harshal Patel, Maitriben Patel, Rowan Rezq, Alexandra Zachmann

Penn State Lehigh Valley provides a world-class education in a small campus setting that integrates innovative teaching, research and community outreach. With its convenient location in Center Valley, traditional students and adult learners can choose from many options including nine bachelor’s programs, which can be completed at the campus, as well as access to 275 majors offered by other Penn State campuses. In addition, students and community members who have a scalable business idea are invited to participate in professional development offered by Lehigh Valley LaunchBox, a business accelerator for early stage entrepreneurs. The campus’ diverse continuing education and outreach programs offer opportunities for professional development, business training and youth programming.

University of Delaware

University of Delaware recently named the students who attained dean’s list status for the fall 2018 semester. To meet eligibility requirements for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full time and earn a GPA of 3.3 or above for the semester.

Coplay: Caroline Martin

Northampton: McKayla Zimmerman

Whitehall: Mina Feyrer, Gretchen Johnson, Julia Solderitch, Madison Bydlon

Ithaca College

Megan Schmidt, a musical theater major from Coplay, and Giancarlo Levano, a performance/music education major from Whitehall, were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at Ithaca College.

Founded in 1892, Ithaca College is a residential college dedicated to building knowledge and confidence through a continuous cycle of theory, practice and performance. Home to some 6,500 students, the college offers more than 100 degree programs in its schools of business, communications, humanities and sciences, health sciences and human performance, and music.

University of Hartford

Leah Kleintop, of Coplay, has been named to the University of Hartford’s dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester.

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 our 350-acre campus alongside Connecticut’s capital city, approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students from 48 states and 46 countries come together for a common purpose: to collaborate across different disciplines, diversify perspectives and broaden world views.