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Audiosonic-1Six Widener University Students Commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army

CHESTER, PA (05/28/2015)(readMedia)-- Six Widener University students were commissioned as a second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during the Dauntless Battalion ROTC Commissioning Ceremony at Widener on May 14.

Megan Capobianco of Clementon, N.J. graduated from Widener on May 15 with a bachelor's degree in biology. Capobianco assignment will be determined in August. She had her rank pinned on by her mother, Camille Whittick and her father, Joseph Capobianco.

Benjamin Dungan of Lumberton, N.J. graduated from Widener on May 15 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Dungan will enter active duty in the Military Intelligence Basic Officer Leader Courst at at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., followed by the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. He had his rank pinned on by his parents, Leo and Delia Dungan.

Veronica Mora of Glassboro, N.J. graduated from Widener on May 15 with a bachelor's degree in nursing. Mora will enter active duty in the Army Medical Department Basic Officer Leader Course at Joint Base, San Antonio, Texas. She had her rank pinned on by her parents, David and Terry Mora; and her brother, Lt.Col. Brian O'Shea.

Elizabethtown College grants diplomas to 514

ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (05/28/2015)(readMedia)-- At 11 a.m., Saturday, May 16, 514 graduates took center stage for Elizabethtown College's 112th Commencement. The class of 2015 boasts 77 earning their Master of Science degrees, 126 with Bachelor of Arts degrees, 282 with Bachelor of Science degrees, 15 who have earned their Bachelor of Music degrees and 14 with bachelor's degrees in social work. E. Roe Stamps IV, founder of the Stamps Leadership Scholars, was speaker.

Noel N Abastillas of Sewell graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English - Professional Writing.

Brianna T Armstrong of Woodbury Heights graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology-Anthropology.

Matthew S Bassett of Columbus graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration - Management.

Kelsey M Bayzick of Bridgeton graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration - Marketing.

Melissa L Cameron of Voorhees graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.

Cassandra Fignar of Mount Ephraim graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

Victoria L Giaquinto of Sewell graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Occupation.

Daniel J Gresh of Sewell graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Evan J Hathaway of Woodstown graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology - Allied Health.

Caitlin E Hogan of Mullica Hill graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education.

Madeline F Magill of West Deptford graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Dillon S McDevitt of Medford Lakes graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in BioTechnology.

Danielle N Nelson of Voorhees graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

Rebecca Rose Olsen of Mullica Hill graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English - Literature.

Steven J Paul of Bridgeton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

Tayler M Petrowski of Pennsville graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration - Management.

Graham M Reeve of Cherry Hill graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music.

Stacey M Stepp of Pitman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Occupation.

Amy L Stoops of Oaklyn graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education.

Kathryn E Sutcliffe of Moorestown graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics - Education.

Laura R Tomasetti of Bridgeton graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration - Accounting.

Elizabethtown College, located in historic Lancaster County in south-central Pennsylvania, is a private coed institution offering more than four dozen liberal arts, fine and performing arts, science and engineering, business, communications and education degrees. Learn more: http://www.etown.edu/about/

JMU announces spring 2015 president's list

HARRISONBURG, VA (05/27/2015)(readMedia)-- JMU is pleased to announce that the following students made the president's list at James Madison University for the spring 2015 semester.

Taylor Ahern of Marlton (08053), a senior who is majoring in Interdisc Liberal Studies - BS

Tara Bottino of Atco (08004), a senior who is majoring in Theatre and Dance - BA

Dana Butterfoss of Shamong (08088), a sophomore who is majoring in Comm Sciences & Disorders - BS

Christina Cammarata of Mount Laurel (08054), a junior who is majoring in Health Sciences - BS

Colleen Corbett of Eastampton (08060), a senior who is majoring in Media Arts and Design - BA

Amanda Cummings of Marlton (08053), a senior who is majoring in Interdisc Liberal Studies - BS

Julia Gross of Haddon Heights (08035), a senior who is majoring in Interdisc Liberal Studies - BS

Flavia Lopes of Mullica Hill (08062), a senior who is majoring in Interdisc Liberal Studies - BS

Olivia Lynch of Egg Harbor Twp (08234), a senior who is majoring in Media Arts and Design - BA

Corey Makos of Monroeville (08343), a senior who is majoring in Health Sciences - BS

Ashley McSweeny of Voorhees (08043), a junior who is majoring in Comm Sciences & Disorders - BS

Cassidy Moellers of Woolwich (08085), a senior who is majoring in Integrated Sci & Tech - BS

Alexis Papakostas of Woolwich (08085), a senior who is majoring in Interdisc Liberal Studies - BS

Morgan Rose of Sewell (08080), a sophomore who is majoring in Health Sciences - BS

Melanie Southard of Eastampton (08060), a sophomore who is majoring in Interdisc Liberal Studies - BS

Korinne Sulewski of Tabernacle (08088), a senior who is majoring in Management - BBA

Area Residents Graduate from Marist College

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (05/27/2015)(readMedia)-- The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 22.

Sara Costello of Lumberton, NJ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Alexandra Davis of Berlin, NJ received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

Sheridan Fauvell of Moorestown, NJ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising.

Nicholas Foster of Medford, NJ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

Amanda Hickey of Marlton, NJ received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.

Michael Mangino of Swedesboro, NJ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

Matthew Wolfe of Vineland, NJ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Development.

Isaac Okafor of Bordentown, NJ received a Master's degree in Public Administration.

Caitlin Read of Medford, NJ received a Master of Arts degree in Communication.

Bucknell University Awards Degrees

LEWISBURG, PA (05/27/2015)(readMedia)-- Bucknell University conferred 860 bachelor's and 30 master's degrees during Commencement ceremonies May 17, 2015. Degrees were awarded for studies in liberal arts and professional programs in engineering, education, management and music.

Zachary Andrews of Haddon Heights, NJ 08035, son of David and Gena Andrews and a graduate of Haddon Heights H S, graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Admin. degree in Acct & Financial Management .

Taylor Brooks of Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, daughter of Kyle and Stephanie Brooks and a graduate of Cherry Hill H S East, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology .

Stacy Cox of Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, daughter of Edwin and Claire Cox and a graduate of Lenape H S, graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Admin. degree in Acct & Financial Management .

Kylie deGrouchy of Stone Harbor, NJ 08247, daughter of Patrick and Dawn deGrouchy and a graduate of Strath Haven H S, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations .

Tatham Dilks of Absecon, NJ 08201, daughter of Wayne Dilks and Lisa Caruso and a graduate of Peddie School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History . Tatham is a member of Mortar Board Leadership Honor Society.

Montana DiPietrantonio of Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, daughter of Domenico and Cynthia DiPietrantonio and a graduate of Bishop Eustace Preparatory Sch, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology .

Julian Dorey of Mullica Hill, NJ 08062, son of David and Jane Dorey and a graduate of Archmere Academy, graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Business Admin. degree in Global Management .

Nicole Escobar of Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, daughter of Diego and Emma Escobar and a graduate of Cherry Hill H S East, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics .

Jason Farber of Moorestown, NJ 08057, son of Michael and Anne Farber and a graduate of Moorestown H S, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience .

John Kauffeld of Sewell, NJ 08080, son of John and Merry Kauffeld and a graduate of Gloucester Cty Inst Tech, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English - Film/Media Studies and Theatre .

Alexandra Klein of Moorestown, NJ 08057, daughter of Jeffrey and Kimberly Klein, and Carla Klein and a graduate of Moorestown H S, graduated with a B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering .

Peter Lanzi of Haddonfield, NJ 08033, son of Guy and Maureen Lanzi and a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial H S, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience .

Thuyvan Luu of Cedar Brook, NJ 08018, daughter of Quang Luu and Tai Hua and a graduate of Winslow Township H S, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology . Thuyvan received the Phi Sigma Biological Society Award for meritorious work in the biological sciences, and the Bison Award for Excellence in Co-Curricular Activities. She is a member of Mortar Board Leadership Honor Society and Phi Sigma Biology Honor Society. A Resident Assistant and co-vice president of recognition for the National Residence Hall Honorary, Thuyvan served as president of the Biology Club, fundraising chair for Habitat for Humanity, and co-chair of medical donations for the Bucknell Brigade to Nicaragua. A member of Active Minds, Rotaract and Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, she was an active participant in a local tutoring program.

Renata Mammone of Beverly, NJ 08010, daughter of Joseph Mammone and Germaine Camishion and a graduate of William Penn Charter School, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Behavior and departmental honors in Animal Behavior. Renata is a member of Phi Sigma Biology Honor Society.

Gabrielle Palumbo of Williamstown, NJ 08094, daughter of Anthony and Janine Palumbo and a graduate of Peddie School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Anthropology .

Emma Louise Peterson of Moorestown, NJ 08057, daughter of James and Janet Peterson and a graduate of Moorestown Friends School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics .

Vincent Pini of Burlington, NJ 08016, son of Laura Pini and the late Louis Pini and a graduate of Burlington Township H S, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science .

Michael Spear of Marlton, NJ 08053, son of Rand and Laura Spear and a graduate of Bishop Eustace Preparatory Sch, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science .

Galen Spencer-Linzie of Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, son of Phillip and Andrea Spencer-Linzie and a graduate of Moorestown Friends School, graduated with a B.S. in Business Admin. degree in Markets, Innovation & Design .

Jeremy van de Rijn of Voorhees, NJ 08043, son of Robert and Anne van de Rijn and a graduate of Eastern Regional H S, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Biology/Biochemistry .

Located in Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is a highly selective private liberal arts university that offers majors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and social and natural sciences, along with broad opportunities outside of class, to its 3,600 undergraduates. Graduate programs are available in select disciplines. Students benefit from a small student-faculty ratio of 9:1, personal attention from faculty, leadership opportunities, and excellent graduation rates and career outcomes.

 

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