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6a00d8341bf7d953ef01156f35ab9e970b-320wiMaria Cleary of Cherry Hill Inducted into Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society at Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Maria Cleary of Cherry Hill was among the 20 University of Scranton students inducted into Phi Sigma Tau, the international honor society for students of philosophy. Eligibility for nomination requires a major or minor in philosophy as well as excellence in philosophy works. Induction of nominated students is based on voting results of philosophy faculty and current chapter members. The University's chapter of the honor society was established in 1982.

 Cleary is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences at the Jesuit university.

Widener University School of Law Delaware campus announces academic awards

CHESTER, PA (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Widener University School of Law held its annual Student Awards Ceremony for the Delaware campus on Wednesday, April 15. Awards were handed out in the school's Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom. The honorees included:

Gregory Flasser of Shamong, N.J., 08088. He received an outstanding student service award, given annually to a small number of graduates who have been actively involved in the Widener community and who have been of outstanding service to the school. Flasser will graduate May 16. He plans to take the Delaware and New Jersey bar exams. He is the son of Joseph and Christine Flasser of Shamong, N.J.

Lindsay Sewekow of Medford Lakes, N.J., 08055. She received the William J. Conner Memorial Scholarship, given for aptitude in administrative law. She also received the William J. Conner Memorial Award for Administrative Law, given for academic excellence, especially in administrative law, and interest in public service. Sewekow will graduate May 16. She plans to take the California bar exam. She is the daughter of Richard and Peggy Sewekow of Medford Lakes, N.J.

Widener University is a metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Widener University School of Law provides an all-around comprehensive legal education program with certificates available in a variety of legal fields. Widener Law has two campuses in Wilmington, Delaware, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. All Widener campuses are tobacco free. Visit delawarelaw.widener.edu for more information.

Olivia Gillespie of Woodbine Inducted into Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society at Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Olivia Gillespie of Woodbine was among The University of Scranton students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta, the national honor society in English. For induction into the honor society, students must be majors or minors in English, theatre or secondary education/English, have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in English, theatre and writing courses and have an overall grade point average of 3.4 or higher. The University's chapter of the honor society was established in 1980.

 

Gillespie is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences at the Jesuit university.

Nearly 3,000 degrees awarded during UNL commencement exercises

LINCOLN, NE (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Nearly 3,000 degrees were awarded during commencement exercises May 8 and 9 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Patricia Crews, Willa Cather Professor of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design and founding director of the International Quilt Student Center and Museum, gave the address at the May 8 graduate degree ceremony at Pinnacle Bank Arena, 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive; Barbara Hendricks, opera singer and UNL alumna, delivered the address at the undergraduate ceremony May 9 at Pinnacle Bank Arena; and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., author and environmental attorney, addressed law graduates May 9 in a ceremony at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St.

The graduates were from 39 states and 28 countries. For a complete list of graduates, go to http://go.unl.edu/6i8a.

Turnersville: Philip Weston Claghorn , College of Architecture, bachelor of science in design

 

Medford: Robert John Crawford , Graduate Studies, master of business administration

Mary Margaret Leddy of Palmyra Inducted into Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society at Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Mary Margaret Leddy of Palmyra was among The University of Scranton students inducted into Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society for education. Kappa Delta Pi is dedicated to the ideals of humanity, science, service and toil. The University's chapter of the honor society was established in 1992.

 

Leddy is a sophomore in the Panuska College of Professional Studies at the Jesuit university.

Lycoming College names students to Dean's List

WILLIAMSPORT, PA (05/08/2015)(readMedia)-- The Lycoming College Dean's List is issued at the close of each semester in recognition of superior scholarship. Students make the Dean's List if they complete at least 12 semester hours and earn a minimum grade point average of 3.50 for the semester.

The following students were named to the Dean's List:

Jason Coles, a junior with a major in actuarial science, mathematics from Logan Township, N.J. (08085)

Walter Fox, a sophomore with a major in physics, from Moorestown, N.J. (08057)

Kayleigh Schmid, a freshman with a major in undeclared, from Pennsauken, N.J. (08110)

Jessika Van Sciver, a senior with a major in psychology, from Riverside, N.J. (08075)

 

Andrew Wright, a senior with a major in archaeology, religion from Shiloh, N.J. (08353)

Local Residents Participate in Summer Scholars Program at St. Joseph's U.

PHILADELPHIA, PA (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- While most college students have traded rigorous academic work for relaxing on the beach, local residents will give up summer vacation to remain on campus at Saint Joseph's University as a member of the Summer Scholars Program. The following students will engage in faculty-mentored research and creative projects at the University this summer.

Joseph DiMarco of Ocean City, NJ (08226)

Michelle Donnelly of Voorhees, NJ (08043)

Madeline Graziani of Woodbury, NJ (08096)

Bailey McIntyre of Wenonah, NJ (08090)

Luigi Nunez of Pennsauken, NJ (08109)

Jamie Palmer of Mt. Laurel, NJ (08054)

Stephanie Schallenhammer of Voorhees, NJ (08043)

Alessandro Sparacio of Mullica Hill, NJ (08062)

 

 As Philadelphia's Jesuit, Catholic University, founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts. SJU ranks as a top university in the Northeast, with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter in the College of Arts and Sciences and AACSB accreditation of the Erivan K. Haub School of Business. The University is also deeply committed to the Jesuit tradition of scholarship and service, earning a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and the community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. With courses offered on campus and online, SJU prepares its more than 9,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students to lead lives of personal excellence, professional success and engaged citizenship.

Local Residents Inducted into Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society at Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Local residents were among The University of Scranton students inducted into Pi Gamma Mu, the international honor society in social science. For induction into the honor society, students must be of junior academic standing, maintain an overall grade point average of 3.4 or higher, and have completed at least 21 credits in the disciplines of economics, human services, psychology, sociology, political science or history. The University's chapter of the honor society was established in 1971.

The following local students were inducted:

Tyler Heyser of Westmont (08108) is a senior majoring in finance

 

Adriana Samoni of Marlton (08053) is a junior majoring in sociology

Kaylin Pagliarini Graduates from Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, SC (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Franklinville resident Kaylin Pagliarini was among the more than 700 students who graduated from Bob Jones University Fri., May 8.

Pagliarini graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BMus in Orchestral Instrument Performance. During the 88th commencement exercises, 531 students received undergraduate degrees and 50 students received associate degrees. In addition, 129 students received master's degrees and 23 candidates received earned doctorates.

 

Since its founding in 1927, Bob Jones University has conferred over 45,000 degrees.

Katie Transue Named to Spring 2015 Dean's List at Marietta College

MARIETTA, OH (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Marietta College's Katie Transue of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, has been named to the Spring 2015 Dean's List.

Any full-time Marietta College student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.74 is recognized as a Dean's List student for that semester.

 

Transue, who is expected to graduate from Marietta College in May of 2016, is majoring in Broadcasting. Transue is also a graduate of Egg Harbor Township High School.

Ian Taylor of Delron Inducted into Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society at Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Ian Taylor of Delron was among The University of Scranton students inducted into Theta Alpha Kappa, the national honor society in theology and religious studies. For induction into the honor society, students must have completed 12 credits in theology, have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in theology classes and have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The University's chapter of the honor society was established in 1980.

 

Taylor is a junior majoring in media information technology and theology at the Jesuit university.

Coastal Carolina University honors May 2015 graduates

CONWAY 28528, SC (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- More than 1,100 students were eligible for degrees at Coastal Carolina University's commencement ceremonies on May 9 at the HTC Center. Michael J. Gerson, a nationally syndicated political columnist and former aide to President George W. Bush, gave the commencement address. Six students were recognized with the President's Award for Academic Achievement for earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average for their collegiate work. They were: Crystal Brooke Clark, Oxana Sergeyevna Hendrix, Lyndsey Renee King, Jordan Lamar Lauver, Dominic David Saturday and Sommersill Elizabeth Tarabek.

The candidates for graduation were:

Patrick Beaver of Marlton, NJ, (08053) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing

Paige Bryson of Southampton, NJ, (08088) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management

Michael Burnham of Voorhees, NJ, (08043) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History

Daniel Campbell of Margate, NJ, (08402) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Courtnie Caruso of Williamstown, NJ, (08094) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology

Courtnie Caruso of Williamstown, NJ, (08094) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Science

Tyler Cummings of Pennsville, NJ, (08070) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Sport Management

Katelyn Fogg of Quinton, NJ, (08072) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Michelle Giambri of Haddon Heights, NJ, (08035) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Matthew Huss of Wall, NJ, (07719) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Jennifer Koss of Columbus, NJ, (08022) graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Rachael Kuzy of Southampton, NJ, (08088) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing

Veronica Lance of Cherry Hill, NJ, (08002) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Science

Christa Linnington of Cape May, NJ, (08204) graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing

Nicole Moore of Cape May, NJ, (08204) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science

Kelsey Shannon of Cherry Hill, NJ, (08034) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing

Dillon Warner of Erial, NJ, (08081) graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in Interdisciplinary Studies

Joelie White of Southampton, NJ, (08088) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management

Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, S.C. The University offers 67 areas of study toward the baccalaureate degree and seven master's degree programs in accountancy, business administration, education, marine and wetland studies, and writing. The University is offering its first Ph.D. program, in marine science, in fall 2014.

More than 9,900 students from across the country and the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 180 student clubs and organizations.

 

Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College and became an independent state university in 1993.

Adriana Samoni of Marlton Inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society at Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (05/11/2015)(readMedia)-- Adriana Samoni of Marlton was among The University of Scranton students inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta, the international honor society for sociology students. For induction into the honor society, students must have completed 12 credits in sociology and maintained an overall grade point average of 3.0. The University's chapter of the honor society was established in 1980.

 

Samoni is a junior majoring in sociology at the Jesuit university.

 

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