Scholars: July 20, 2016

About 2,100 students earned their undergraduate, graduate or law degrees from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York during ceremonies at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. The local residents who graduated were Brianna Coyle and Parth Mehta, who each earned master’s of science in taxation.

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Rose Pisacano has been named to the dean’s honor list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. The dean’s honor list recognizes students who attain a grade point average of 3.50 or better and have no grade below C. Pisacano studies Environmental Engineering.

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Loyola University (Maryland) has announced the members of its dean’s list. In order to qualify for the dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of at least 3.500 for the term and completed 15 credits. The following local students have achieved this honor: Nicole DeVincentis, a member of the class of 2017, and Katarzyna Rog, a member of the class of 2016.

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Robert Romano, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, New Jersey, has been named to the dean’s list. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must carry a 3.2 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses).

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The following local residents have been named to the dean’s list at University of the Sciences:

Judy Fang (biochemistry), Navya George (biology), Joseph Duffield (chemistry), Klaudio Mehmeti (chemistry), Jeffrey Laov (doctor of pharmacy), Ada Shehu (doctor of pharmacy), Asla Ehtesham (doctor of pharmacy), Katherine Jiang (doctor of pharmacy), Nina Jiang (doctor of pharmacy), Yuting Jiang (doctor of pharmacy), Sherilin Joe (doctor of pharmacy), Jaimy Joseph (doctor of pharmacy), John Mark (doctor of pharmacy), Stacey Philip (doctor of pharmacy), Mooniba Abdul (doctor of pharmacy), Alicia Alex (doctor of pharmacy), Richie Chan (doctor of pharmacy), Jenny James (doctor of pharmacy), Jenna Januszka (doctor of pharmacy), Joel Jose (doctor of pharmacy), Kevin Lee (doctor of pharmacy), Juliette Reinsel (doctor of pharmacy), Mei Ling Rong (doctor of pharmacy), Zixuan Yang (doctor of pharmacy), Shifa Zachariah (doctor of pharmacy), Taylor Lichtenhahn (doctor of physical therapy), Michael Polejaev (doctor of physical therapy), Jobin Regi (doctor of physical therapy), Francis Ryan (doctor of physical therapy), Yaroslav Sokolovskyy (doctor of physical therapy), Stephen Varghese (doctor of physical therapy), Jeffy Mathew (doctor of physical therapy), Parth Patel (doctor of physical therapy), Christina Tipton (doctor of physical therapy), Michael Kane (environmental science), Fahim Abdullah (health science), Megan Wolf (health science), Diana Linn (master of occupational therapy), Rachel Lyons (master of occupational therapy), Sharon Varghese (master of occupational therapy), Joseph Woltemate (master of occupational therapy), Thomas Venditti (pharmaceutical and healthcare business), Khizra Hydari (pharmaceutical sciences), Kelly Keaveney (pharmaceutical sciences), Richard Howley (pharmacoogy and toxicology), Vivian Ngo (physician assistant studies) and Victoria Ngo (pre-professional).

Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a “C” and attaining an average of at least 3.4. ••