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Kayleen Snyder named to Dean's List at Paul Smith's College

PAUL SMITHS, NY (03/25/2019)-- Kayleen Snyder of Corbin City has been named to the Dean's List at Paul Smith's College for the fall 2018 semester. Snyder, majoring in Environmental Science, earned a semester average of 3.3 or higher to receive this distinction.

About Paul Smith's College

At Paul Smith's College, it's about the experience. We are the only four-year institution of higher education in the Adirondacks. Our programs - in fields including hospitality, culinary arts, forestry, natural resources, entrepreneurship and the sciences - draw on industries and resources available in our own backyard while preparing students for successful careers anywhere. For more information, visit paulsmiths.edu.

Steeped in Style: Lasell College Student Cailin Flannery Showcases Talent at Boston Public Library

NEWTON, MA (03/25/2019)-- As a part of the Marilyn Riseman "Steeped in Style" series, Lasell College designers, models, and production managers participated in a fashion show on March 8 at the Boston Public Library.

The show featured two seatings for tea as part of the larger "Steeped in Style" series, which presents informal fashion showcases featuring local designers and boutiques at the Courtyard Restaurant at the BPL.

Cailin Flannery, a Fashion Design and Production major from Medford, NJ (08055), was one of the designers whose work was featured in the show.

"My design aesthetic is a mixture of athleisure and dark romanticism. I have an affinity to make everything comfortable for the wearer while still letting my creativity bleed through," she says. "My upcoming senior collection emphasizes comfort, function, and movement above all other things."

For more information contact: Samantha Mocle, assistant director of communications at smocle@lasell.edu or at 617-243-2386.

Ashley Hall of Mount Laurel travels to Honduras with Widener University for spring break

CHESTER, PA (03/25/2019)-- A group of Widener University students traveled to Honduras over spring break through a Humanities class on Languages and Cultures in Honduras. Professor Patricia Dyer, a member of the English department and director of the Writing Center, taught the class and escorted the group, along with Professor Ruth Cary, an English adjunct professor, and Professor Karen May of the School of Nursing.

Their travels, from March 1 to 9, involved working with Zamorano University students in English classes, as well as volunteering at the elementary and middle schools on that campus, at a local elementary school, and at an orphanage nearby. They also visited the Uyuca Biological Reserve, managed by Zamorano, and traveled to Valle de Angeles, a former colonial mining town. The group stayed in a guest house at Zamorano.

Students who traveled included:

Ashley Hall of Mount Laurel, NJ, 08054. Hall is a junior studying biology.

Widener University is a private, metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, leadership development and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. A comprehensive doctorate-granting university, Widener comprises seven schools and colleges that offer liberal arts and sciences, professional and pre-professional curricula leading to associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Visit the university website, http://www.widener.edu/