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Bryant University Students Named to Deans' List

SMITHFIELD, RI (09/24/2018)-- Bryant University is committed to the pursuit, recognition, and celebration of academic excellence. The University is pleased to recognize the students who have been named to the Spring 2018 Deans' List. Congratulations!

Mary Gallagher, class of 2019, of Wall, NJ

Shane Kelly, class of 2021, of Sewell, NJ

Jenna Cali, class of 2019, of Franklinville, NJ

For 155 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering an exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative and uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's. Visit

Kelly McHugh Earns Spot on Summer 2018 Dean's List at Valdosta State University

VALDOSTA, GA (09/24/2018)-- Kelly McHugh of Oaklyn, New Jersey, has earned a spot on the Summer 2018 Dean's List at Valdosta State University.

Students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade point average of 3.00 or higher are recognized by being placed on the Dean's List. Developmental studies, transients, and graduate students are not eligible for Dean's List status.

Valdosta State University is proud to announce that more than 200 students earned a spot on the Summer 2018 Dean's List.

About Valdosta State University:

Established in 1906, Valdosta State University is a premier comprehensive university that offers both the extensive academic, cultural, and social opportunities of a major university and the small classes and close, personal attention of smaller institutions. It boasts more than 100 degree, certificate, and endorsement programs on campus and online for undergraduate and graduate students. It also has a full menu of extracurricular activities, from national championship athletic and academic teams to honors organizations, sororities and fraternities, intramural sports, educational and service clubs, a symphony orchestra, art and theatre, research opportunities, and more. Even as underclassmen, students file patents on inventions and make life-changing scientific discoveries, present at national and international conferences, publish research in collaboration with their professors, work in campus-based clinics that benefit the community, live and learn at partner institutions around the globe through study abroad, and more. The possibilities are endless.

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More Than 3,000 New Students are Part of Incoming Freshman Class at Hudson Valley Community College

TROY, NY (09/24/2018)-- More than 3,000 new and transfer students began their higher education at Hudson Valley Community College when the fall semester began on Monday, Aug. 27, including

Tahir Davenport-White of Salem, a student in the Criminal Justice program

Melvin Reid of Waterford Works, a student in the Individual Studies program

Daniyel Lewis of Salem, a student in the Physical Education Studies program

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of nearly 11,500 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 80,000 alumni.