Scholars: August 31, 2016

More than 1,300 students were named to the dean’s list at York College. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher. The following local students were named to the dean’s list: Ketsy Caraballo-Garcia, a senior Early Elementary/Special Education major; Shannon O’Fee, a junior Self-Designed major; and Breanne Olsen, a junior Early Elementary/Special Education major.

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Widener University nursing students participated in a Nightingale Ceremony, a traditional pinning ceremony for graduates, reflecting the values and traditions of the profession. The following local students participated in the ceremony: Rebecca Doran, Heather Forward, Kendra Joseph, Malika Rogers and Emily Vizza.

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About 1,940 students made the spring semester 2016 dean’s list for academic achievement at Coastal Carolina University. Those who made the dean’s list include James Queen, a sophomore majoring in economics, and Tyler Weissinger, a sophomore majoring in recreation and sport management.

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The following local residents have been named to Millersville University’s dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester: Zainabou Dabo, Brianna Dillon, Angel Galindo, Brigid Hale, Laura Molina, Julia Morgan-Agricoli, Sarah Pimble and John Schoenewald. The 1,250 students named to Millersville University’s spring 2016 dean’s list earned a semester grade-point average of 3.50 or higher and attempted at least 12 credits of coursework.

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Ryan Muldoon was selected to participate in Lebanon Valley College’s Inquiry symposium. Muldoon, a graduate of Father Judge High School, earned a bachelor of science in accounting.

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Victoria Lukas has been inducted into the Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society at Kutztown University. Alpha Phi Sigma is the national criminal justice honor society. To be eligible for membership, a student must be a criminal justice major or minor, have completed at least 40 credit hours, including at least four criminal justice courses, have an overall GPA of 3.2 or higher, and have a GPA in criminal justice courses of 3.2 or higher.

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More than 1,650 students have been named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at Kutztown University. To be eligible for dean’s list, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60. The following local students are on the dean’s list: Brianna Bennett, Nicholas Anthony Caranci, Dominique S. Conquest, Colleen C. Donnelly, Lisa Marie Henderson, Katelyn Elizabeth Howarth, Ashleigh Hughes, LaDira Christina Jefferson, Tamara A Jennings, Connor Joseph Kenny, Ashley Kilroy, Nicole Taylor Kirby, Corinne Angeline Manela, Alexis Alia McDaniels-Brooks, Alyssa Norton, Erin Marie Orth, Briana L. Roberts, Kerri Lynn Rubenstein, Joseph Francis Thiel and Jacquelyn Marie Valori.

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During commencement ceremonies, Lehigh University conferred 1,159 bachelor’s, 519 master’s and 80 doctoral degrees. Degree recipients came from 39 states and 16 countries, majoring in 70 different disciplines. Melanie Grajales graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Neuroscience. Christopher Klosko graduated with a Master of Arts degree in History.

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D’Andre Dunkley was named to the dean’s list at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York. The college’s dean’s list honors those students who have a term grade point average of 3.0 to 3.5. Dunkley is in the Individual Studies academic program at the college.••