Bloomsburg University announces spring 2020 dean's list
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania congratulates the more than 2,850 students who were named to the spring 2020 dean's list. A full-time student whose semester GPA is 3.5 or higher in 12 or more semester hours of course work for which a grade or grades are received are named to the dean's list.
Local students are: Ashelee Snyder and Dominic Esposito, Bartonsville; Claudia Lyman from Bartonsville; Joachim Wuebber and Vanessa Holcomb, Brodheadsville; Emily Alker and Emily Jackson, Cresco; Jaco Sattamini, Delaware Water Gap; Stephany Cartagena, Kristen Marsh, Samantha Middagh, Kayanna Verwey, Marcus Bearfield, Alexander Cabrera, Joanna Chen, Daniel Flint, Nathan Grimes, Nicholas King, Matthew Konawalik, Ryan Murray, Michael Riutort, Iyanna Williams, Geara Catania, Emily Desantiago, Ryan Sagnip and Lindsay Scerbo, East Stroudsburg; Christian Anani, Ahmed Hayat, Hope Sasz, Taylor Steckel and Christopher Nelson, Effort; Kayla Marsdale, Cody Silfies, Amy Bauer, Will Hvasta and Joshua Evans, Kunkletown; Ashley Oliva and Keynna Bobcomb, Long Pond; Matthew Hay, Pocono Summit; Bryan Iadisernia, John Frost, Katelyn Griffiths and Tyler Massey, Saylorsburg; Samantha Castillo, Marianna Maldonado, Chauna Mungro, Deven Ramos, Amanda Smith, Avery Schiavone, Nia Simon and Emily-Louise Vail, Stroudsburg; Jondi Harley and Kaylah Jones, Tobyhanna.
Lindor Gelin graduates from Ohio University
Lindor Gelin of Tobyhanna, graduated with Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. More than 5,000 students graduated with bachelor's, master's or doctorate degrees from Ohio University for spring semester 2020.
Saint Francis University students named to president and dean's lists
Saint Francis University, Loretto, names local students to its spring 2020 honors lists. To achieve either list, students must have full-time status and attain a quality point average of 4.0 (President's) or 3.5 (Dean's) on 12 or more credits during a single semester, with no continuing or incomplete grades.
Tyler Yarnall of East Stroudsburg was named to the president's list and Jalurah Moore of Saylorsburg was named to the dean's list.
Cedar Crest College recognizes Class of 2020 graduates
Cedar Crest College, Allentown, celebrated the Class of 2020 virtually this year by providing students with a message from President Elizabeth Meade, posting online pictures, and creating a website dedicated to the graduates. The website can be found by visiting: cedarcrest.edu/may9/index.shtm.
Local graduates include: Mariel Castillo of Stroudsburg; Jayne Mueller of Brodheadsville; and Kendra Pekurny of Kunkletown.
Local residents graduate from Dickinson College
Dickinson College, Carlisle, announced local students who graduated in May.
Local graduates are: Chloe Warner of East Stroudsburg, daughter of Charles and Sherry Warner of East Stroudsburg, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy; Zachary Timko of Shawnee-on-Delaware, son of Dave and Terri Timko, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in international business and management; and Jack Williamson of Stroudsburg, son of David and Megan Williamson, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in policy management and political science.
Local students receive degrees and earn dean’s list honors at Susquehanna U.
Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, conferred academic degrees on 497 students at the close of its 162nd academic year on May 13. The ceremony was broadcast to participants in a virtual format to ensure social distancing guidelines.
Local graduates are: Ashley Gehris, Bachelor of Science, biology, East Stroudsburg; Richard Berwind, cum laude, Bachelor of Arts, creative writing and English - Literature, Saylorsburg; Megan Smale, cum laude, Bachelor of Arts, communications; Patrick Durney, Bachelor of Arts, English — publishing and editing; Justin Murray, Bachelor of Science, earth and environmental sciences; and Nicholas Visser, Bachelor of Science, earth and environmental sciences, all of Stroudsburg.
Spring dean's list recipients are: Rebecca Sebring, Bartonsville; Michael Brown, Blakeslee; Ashley Gehris, James Burden, Raelyn Lares, Chelsea Cirillo, Rafael Fernandez and Jessika Gort, East Stroudsburg; Braeden Cox, Kunkletown; Emily Carroll, Pocono Pines; Haley White and Richard Berwind, Saylorsburg; Jonathan Mickens, Sciota; Patrick Durney, Megan Smale, Rachel Casserly, Sarah Marino and Gabrielle Grinaway, Stroudsburg; and Alexis King, Tobyhanna.
Moravian College announces local graduates
Moravian College, Bethlehem, announced the list of graduates from the conclusion of their 278th academic year of 2019-2020. Commencement exercises were scheduled May 9 on the Main Street campus, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic the ceremony has been rescheduled for Oct. 24.
Local students included: Meghan Gray, Cresco; Nichele Cruz, Cody Yarnall, Wendy Cooper, Marc Bernal and Christina Baker, East Stroudsburg; Eyliena Baker, Sonya Hennet, Paul Mastronardi, Melissa Moreton and David Nicholas, Kunkletown; Matthew Clapps, Marshalls Creek; Enes Nikocevic and Rachel Corwin, Saylorsburg; Haley Wrazien, Sciota; and Maci Kendrick, Stroudsburg.
Pleasant Valley graduate inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Jonathan Mickens of Sciota was one of 15 students who were recently inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society at Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove.
Mickens is a marketing major and graduated from Pleasant Valley High School.
Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for collegiate schools of business and management. Membership in this group is the highest recognition a student can receive in a program accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
To be eligible for membership, a student must rank in the upper 7 percent of the junior class or the upper 10 percent of the senior class, and be committed to the principles and values of the society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, earnestness and lifelong learning.
Local students go on tour with University Choir
Several students went on tour with the Susquehanna University Choir from March 6 to 12. The choir is the flagship choral ensemble in the Department of Music at Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove. The group performs in service of the institution on and off campus, presenting several concerts each year and touring annually.
Local participants included: Rafael Fernandez and Jessika Gort, both of East Stroudsburg.