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The Kutztown University Marching Unit provides music, marching and entertainment for all KU Golden Bears football games, select away games, marching band festivals/competitions, professional sporting events, parades and campus spirit building activities. Under the direction of professor Daniel Neuenschwander, KUMU has announced its 2019 roster, including David Salamon, who plays tenor saxophone.

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Scott DiDonato, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck, New Jersey, graduated with a Master of Science in Administration.

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Maria Checchia spent a week of summer break working in Negril, Jamaica, through Alvernia University’s Alternative Breaks program. Checchia is studying behavioral health at the university. During the Alternative Break to Jamaica, Checchia engaged with children while assisting them with their educational and creative skills, painted a school, sorted clothing donations, attended Mass and learned about the Franciscan charism. The team also learned information about poverty, environmental sustainability and education in Jamaica.

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Local students have been named to the dean’s list at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a “C” and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4.

Dean’s list members include Klaudio Mehmeti (biochemistry major), Angeli Thomas (biology), Rita-Anne Falconio (biomedical sciences), David Broytman (biomedical sciences and neuroscience), Lily Zeng (medical laboratory science), Hayden Sando (neuroscience), Sabrina Ahmadzai (pharmaceutical and healthcare business), Alexander Chokas (pharmaceutical and health care business), Erik Cauley (physics), Annsu Nellikala (health science), Delaney McDonnell (doctor of occupational therapy), Caleigh Noss (doctor of occupational therapy), Simone Avratiner (doctor of pharmacy), Richie Chan (doctor of pharmacy), Andria Dang (doctor of pharmacy), Tommy Giang (doctor of pharmacy), Stephy Johnson (doctor of pharmacy), Zoya Kakar (doctor of pharmacy), Jeffrey Laov (doctor of pharmacy), Juliette Reinsel (doctor of pharmacy), Ada Shehu (doctor of pharmacy), James Abraham (doctor of pharmacy), Julia Chang (doctor of pharmacy), Ann George (doctor of pharmacy), Hannah Higgins (doctor of pharmacy), Jenny James (doctor of pharmacy), Jenna Januszka (doctor of pharmacy), Kelvin Lu (doctor of pharmacy), Nancy Reji (doctor of pharmacy), Sheba Roy (doctor of pharmacy), Victoria Sam (doctor of pharmacy), Zixuan Yang (doctor of pharmacy), Jeffy Mathew (doctor of physical therapy), Victoria Ngo (doctor of physical therapy), Anitha Alias (doctor of physical therapy), Patrick Carr (doctor of physical therapy), Lena Idrissi (doctor of physical therapy), Tammy Megedyuk (doctor of physical therapy), Nicholas Molinero (doctor of physical therapy), Christina Tipton (doctor of physical therapy), Edward Tipton (doctor of physical therapy), Nicholas Angeny (doctor of physical therapy), Victoria Cruz (doctor of physical therapy), Erin Fenningham (doctor of physical therapy), Olivia Carter (master of occupational therapy), Judy Lee (master of occupational therapy), Rohan Nainan (pre-pharmacy) and Jubin Saji (pre-pharmacy).

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Theresa Reilly has been named to the dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire. Reilly is majoring in theater.

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Cathleen Puodziunas earned a spot on the University of Dayton’s dean’s list, which honors undergraduate students achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester. ••