Scholars of the Week

Bloomsburg University recently awarded more than 400 graduate and undergraduate degrees. Local graduates were Matthew Clifton (business administration/marketing), Elizabeth Dietrich-Selgrath (English), Willy Ferreiras (anthropology), Dylan Henry (business administration/management), Naisha King (master’s in instructional technology), David Murray (psychology), Malcolm Pierce-Dandy (digital forensics and criminal justice), Elena Rece (psychology and criminal justice) and Courtney Taub (middle-level education (grades 4-8).

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Alvernia University announced its dean’s list. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits. Local members of the dean’s list are Kiona Bryant (sophomore, behavioral health major); Maria Checchia and Nakita King (juniors, behavioral health); Erica Forston (senior, criminal justice); Alexis Gomez (junior, criminal justice); Kirstin Gonzaga (senior, marketing); Amanda Krier (senior, early childhood PreK-4 with special ed PreK-8); Joseph Pucker (junior, marketing); Undretta Rivers-Ward (senior, behavioral health); and Rexann Washington (freshman, behavioral health).

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Isminaz Badal earned an associate’s degree from Georgia State University’s Perimeter College.

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Vince Darmohray was named to the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology. Darmohray is in the biotechnology and molecular bioscience program. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for dean’s list if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of “Incomplete,” “D” or “F”; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.

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Widener University Delaware Law School Dean Christian Johnson announced dean’s list students. Students named to the list earned a grade point average in the top 20 percent of their class and division for the semester. They included Charles Hoyt and Sean Simon.

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Widener University announced students named to the dean’s list, which recognizes full-time students who earned a grade point average of 3.50 and above for the semester. Locals who achieved this status were Jara Arroyo, Samantha Baldwin-Arroyo, Ryan Bivenour, Ryan Boran, Brittany Bucher, Kerri Burns, Kylee Capanna, Julianna Costello, Kasey Cunningham, Liam Curran, Evan Davis, Anthony Dicicco, Michael Ercolino, Theresa Glackin, Sierra Gwalthney, Lauren Hannan, Kaitlyn Hoffer, Robin Hopkins, Emily Jeffrey, Dafna Karikari, Navkiran Kaur, Kerri Kuzowsky, Paige Lampe, Kristen Macias, Anu Ninan, Amanda Nolter, Miranda O’Neill, Giavana Pace, Devon Pavgouzas, Cristin Piecyk, Kelly Quinn, Giyana Rivera, Kailea Schwartz, Kiersten Silvestri, Kirsten Smith, Noelle Vogelman, Erica Wagner, Melissa Walker, Stephanie White and Nariah Williams.

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Hofstra University named students to its dean’s list. Students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester to make the list. Local members of the dean’s list are Kimberly Donahue, Jada Rawlinson-Carter and Brooke Williams.

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Kutztown University has 29 players on its baseball team for the 2019 season. KU plays in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Chris Blum has been coach for 17 years and enters the season with 497 victories. Among the Golden Bears this year are Eric Petroski (Father Judge graduate) and Brandon Staub (Cinnaminson). ••