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COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Rowan at the Bill Butler Invitational

ROWAN MEN’S 4X400 METER RELAY RECORDS TOP TIME IN NCAA DIVISION III AT BILL BUTLER INVITATIONAL CHESTER, PA (April 10, 2021)--– At the Bill Butler Invitational, the Rowan men’s 4x400 meter relay won with a time of 3:15.86, which is currently first in the NCAA Division III. The meet was held at West Chester University. Amara Conte, Vincent Delle, Hunter Barbieri and Francis Terry were on the 4x400 A meter relay. Jah’mere Beasley won the 200 meter dash in 21.72 and was second (11.01) in the 100 meter dash. Nana Agyemang finished first in the long jump with 22’ 8.50” (6.92 m). He had a second place (22.44) in the 200 meter dash and was third (11.17) in the 100 meter dash. In the 400... Read more →


COLLEGE SOFTBALL: ROWAN SOFTBALL EXTENDS WIN STREAK TO EIGHT

JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Rowan softball team extended its win streak to eight games after defeating conference opponent New Jersey City University, 13-1 and 11-0. Both contests were only five innings because of the eight-run rule. In the opener, Rowan compiled 13 hits and pitcher Emily August only allowed one. She struck four batters in two innings. Kelly Duffy (1-0) was on the mound for the final three innings and earned the victory. Seven players contributed with at least one RBI. Shortstop Payton MacNair, third baseman Breanna Bryant and left fielder Morgan Zane each totaled two hits, a double, two RBI and two runs. Catcher Korie Hague and first baseman Cat Thomas had two RBI apiece. Center fielder Rebecca Lombardo and Duffy both added... Read more →


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts New Members

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/06/2021)-- The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Sarah Florence of Hammonton (08037) at Youngstown State University Brian Hochstuhl of Maple Shade (08052) at Widener University Stacey Culbreath of Sicklerville (08081) at Widener University They are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as... Read more →


*Free KU Presents! Arts ALIVE! Performances in April

KUTZTOWN, PA (04/01/2021) KU Presents! Arts ALIVE! brings four outdoor performances on three consecutive Friday evenings in April. The series will feature Celtic, Latin and jazz music as well as contemporary dance. Starting at 6 p.m. and ending before sunset, the open-air venue will be on the lawn behind Schaeffer Auditorium. All shows will also be live streamed. These performances will be offered free as a welcome back to the excitement of live shows at KU Presents! Bring your own chair or blanket and pick a spot on the lawn to enjoy the show. The free tickets, for both in person and streaming attendance, must be reserved online at www.kupresents.org or by calling the box office on Thursdays, 12-2 p.m., at 610-683-4092. Performances begin Friday,... Read more →


College Track/Field (Men and Women): Rowan University at the Oscar Moore Invitational

ROWAN MEN’S TRACK & FIELD WINS 12 EVENTS AT THE OSCAR MOORE INVITATIONAL GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University men’s track & field team took first place in 12 events at the Oscar Moore Invitational. Jah’mere Beasley won the 100 meter dash in 10.86. Beasley was the top finisher in the trials with a time of 10.95. He finished the 200 meters in 21.93 for first place. The 4x400 meter relay of Hunter Barbieri, Jake Kolodziej, Vincent Delle and Amara Conte ran a winning time of 3:22.15. The Profs took first through third in the 110 meter hurdles. John Nguyen was the winner in 15.13 followed by Marquise Young, second (15.21) and Liam Davies, third (15.45). Nguyen had the best time of 15.37 in the... Read more →


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Partners with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT)

to Help Underrepresented College Students Launch Game-Changing Careers Baltimore, MD – Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the nation’s first and leading intercollegiate fraternity founded by African American men, is collaborating with Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) to ensure its members and those in their communities secure top-notch internships and high-trajectory jobs. MLT is a national nonprofit that provides Black, Latinx, and Native American talent with coaching, instructions, and networking contacts to excel in high-trajectory careers, secure economic mobility for their families, and become high-impact senior leaders equipped to advocate for vulnerable communities. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.’s partnership with MLT affirms the 115-year-old fraternity’s goals. “Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders. Our organization has long understood the magnitude of establishing a strong career path,... Read more →


St. Augustine Prep Swimmer Shane Washart Headed to Harvard, and the Olympic Trials

(photo provided) Seconds after his record-setting performance, senior Shane Washart takes a moment to process what he had just accomplished. Since 2017 Shane's brother Zach held the school's 500m free record. Shane is the son of Diana (Elenbark) Washart and Frank Washart. Grandparents Carol and Bill Elenbark, former Gloucester City residents; and Sarah and Russ Huber (both deceased) **** (March 11, 2021)--Humble and driven, Shane Washart, a Prep senior and Olympic hopeful has raced his way to the opportunity to compete at Blodgett Pool representing Harvard University. However, before the Wenonah, NJ native gets to call Cambridge, Massachusetts home, he recently added to his legacy at the Prep by becoming the new Hermits Swimming record-holder in the 500m free with a time of 4:32.30. Shane’s... Read more →


College Lacrosse: Stockton 14 Rowan 9; Senior Ashley Lechliter scored 4 goals

GLASSBORO - Senior Ashley Lechliter scored four goals but it wasn't enough as Rowan fell to Stockton, 14-9, in non-conference action this evening at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. With the Profs trailing 7-4 at halftime, Elise Cohan got Rowan (2-4) on the board in the second half with two straight goals to pull the home team within 7-6. Stockton (1-0) then answered with two of its own to build its lead up to 9-6. Lechliter scored her second goal of the night to get the Profs within 10-7, before Stockton netted three consecutive goals to increase the advantage to 13-7. Lechliter tallied another to cut Rowan's deficit to 13-8 with under seven minutes to play but the Ospreys added one with 4:30 remaining to put... Read more →


Rowan's August, Agyemang and Kokolis Earn NJAC Athlete of the Week Honors

PITMAN, NJ – Softball player Emily August and track & field athletes Nana Agyemang and Nick Kokolis earned New Jersey Athlete of the Week (NJAC) honors. August was named the NJAC Pitcher of the Week while Agyemang was selected the NJAC Track Athlete of the Week. Kokolis was chosen the NJAC Rookie of the Week. A senior, August recorded the win in an 8-0 five inning shutout in the first game against Stockton University. She pitched a perfect four innings and totaled a career-high eight strikeouts. August came in for the final two outs in the second Stockton game and earned a save. This season, she has a 2-1 record with a 1.38 earned run average (ERA). August had compiled 22 strikeouts in 20.1 innings.... Read more →


New Jersey Students Named to The Dean's List at MCPHS University

BOSTON, Massachusetts March 29, 2021 - MCPHS University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester: * Marina Ahmed is a native of Penns Grove, N.J. (08069) and is pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy. Marina will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus in 2022. * Sapna Patel is a native of Swedesboro, N.J. (08085) and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Premedical and Health Studies. Sapna will graduate from the Boston, Massachusetts campus in 2022. The Dean's List recognizes those students with a full-time course load who have achieved outstanding scholarship with a 3.5 GPA or higher for the academic term. The mission of MCPHS University is to prepare graduates to advance health... Read more →


Julia J Shamis of Atlantic City, has successful residency match

at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine SCRANTON, PA (03/23/2021)-- Julia J Shamis of Atlantic City, along with other medical students at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) learned their residency placements during the National Resident Matching Program's "Match Day," an event at which all fourth-year M.D. students around the country simultaneously open their envelopes to learn where they will spend the next three to seven years training in specialties. Residencies typically begin July 1. Shamis matched into Emergency Medicine at CMSRU/Cooper University Hospital. Gloucestercitynews.net files "We are proud of the success of our Class of 2021," said Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth and executive vice president, Geisinger. "Once again, our students matched into excellent local residency programs, as well... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Lebanon Valley College's Nadia Deetz Earns Academic Award ANNVILLE, PA (03/23/2021)-- Lebanon Valley College's Nadia Deetz of Gloucester City, N.J., was one of 20 field hockey student-athletes to earn a spot on the 2021 Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III National Academic Squad. Additionally, as a team, LVC earned the academic team award. Deetz, a graduate of Gloucester City Jr-Sr High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in digital communications. The organization's DIII national academic squad program recognizes those student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher throughout the first semester of the 2020-21 academic year. More than 2,000 student-athletes from 140 Division III institutions earned recognition on the 2021 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA DIII National Academic Squad, 107... Read more →


Widener University/WCAU-TVNBC10 Honors High School Students

for Outstanding Leadership and Civic Contributions CHESTER, PA (03/25/2021)-- Widener University, in partnership with WCAU-TV NBC10, is proud to recognize the winners of the 2021 Widener University High School Leadership Awards. Over the past 10 years, the university has recognized more than 1,300 students from high schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware who demonstrated leadership within their communities. This year, the program recognized 129 students from high schools throughout the region for their abilities to stand up for what they believe in, speak out on behalf of others and make an impact in their communities. They included: Alexandria Holton of Gloucester, NJ, 08030. Holton, who attends Audubon High School, made a difference by leading difficult conversations with family and friends, and advocating for social... Read more →


COLLEGE LACROSSE: Salisbury Rolls Over Rowan 18-6

SALISBURY, MD - Fourth-ranked Salisbury took over in the first half en route to an 18-6 win over Rowan in women's lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon. Salisbury (7-0) scored the first two goals of the game before Julia Grlica got the Profs on the board with a free position tally. The Sea Gulls then scored 11 in a row to take a 13-1 lead at halftime in the second meeting of the teams. Trailing 14-1 early in the second half, Rowan (1-3) scored three straight with unassisted goals from Elise Cohan, Johanna Diehl and Ashley Lechiter. Rowan closed out the scoring in the game with an unassisted goals by Ashley Lechliter and a tally by Erin Renshaw with the assist from Shannen Sterner. The Profs... Read more →


Rowan's Hainsworth and Donaldson Chosen NFHCA Scholars of Distinction

BROCKPORT, NY – Rowan University field hockey players Abby Hainsworth and Melissa Donaldson were selected National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Scholars of Distinction. Abby Hainsworth The NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction program recognizes student-athletes who have a 3.90 cumulative grade point average or higher through the first semester of the 2020-21 academic year. There were over 450 student-athletes that were chosen Scholars of Distinction. Melissa Donaldson This is the second straight year that Hainsworth and Donaldson received the honor. Hainsworth is majoring in civil & environmental engineering and Donaldson is enrolled in health and physical education. The two student-athletes were also named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad. The NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award will be released on Monday,... Read more →


Rutgers to Host Sixth Giving Day on March 24

Giving Day will be virtual this year, but its impacts will not be When the clock strikes midnight on Wednesday, March 24, alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the university will unite to help Rutgers help the world. Giving Day, an annual 24-hour event organized by Rutgers University Foundation, encourages Rutgers community members from around the world to contribute to the Rutgers schools and programs most meaningful to them. It helps fund life-saving research, emergency student aid, on-campus programs, global teaching and service and more. This year’s Giving Day, Rutgers’ sixth, occurs at a time when philanthropy, advocacy and volunteerism take on heightened importance at the university, which has led nationally in the fight against COVID-19 and provided millions of dollars in emergency support... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Marjorie Maluenda is an October 2020 Upper Iowa University graduate FAYETTE, IA (03/18/2021)-- Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce Marjorie Maluenda of Joint Base Mdl, NJ, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Admin in October 2020. About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 4,500 students-nationally and internationally-at its Fayette, Iowa, Campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree programs. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Fall 2020 Dean's Award with Distinction HAMILTON, NY (03/19/2021)-- Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least three courses for a conventional letter grade during the fall 2020 semester earn the Dean's Award with Distinction. Mary Gambill of Mantua, NJ (08051), is a graduate of Clearview Regional High School and is a Psychology major at Colgate. Koryn Lafferty of Cape May, NJ (08204), is a graduate of Lower Cape May Reg High School, and is a Undeclared major at Colgate. Kelly Glenn of Linwood, NJ (08221), is a graduate of Mainland Regional High School, and is a Environmental Studies major at Colgate. Jackson Fox of Moorestown, NJ (08057), is a graduate of Moorestown Friends School, and is... Read more →


CNB Spotlight on NJ College Students

Woodstown Resident Earns Degree from WGU SALT LAKE CITY (Grassroots Newswire) March 15, 2021 - Stephen Kellner of Woodstown, N.J. (08098) has earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university has graduated over 218,000 students from across the country since its inception in 1997. WGU has recognized 14,146 undergraduate and 15,640 graduate degree recipients, who have completed their degrees since July 2, 2020. Their areas of study include business, K-12 education, information technology, and health professions, including nursing. The average time to graduation for those earning a bachelor’s degree was 2 years, 3 months, while the average time to degree for graduate programs was 1 year, 4 months. The average age for those who graduated is 37... Read more →


Community College Partnerships Key to Four-year Institutional Success

“I don’t understand, for the life of me, why more four-year institutions are not partnering with community colleges,” said Rowan University President Ali A. Houshmand, Ph.D. Maybe, it’s because breaking tradition requires a lot of work, trust and new ways of thinking. A bold idea The pandemic has only intensified enrollment declines, further demonstrating the need for institutions of higher education to think strategically and plan for the future in order to survive. Rowan University is setting the example through hard-won partnerships with two community colleges, giving students more pathways toward a bachelor’s degree at a significant cost savings. Three separate institutions—and the singular decision to share Rowan’s name—break down the barriers between the traditional four-year institution and the county or community college. By working... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Kennedy Cofield awarded TROY Foundation Scholarship TROY, AL (03/16/2021)-- Kennedy Cofield of Willingboro, NJ, was the recipient of a Troy University Foundation Scholarship during the 2020/2021 academic year. Cofield was awarded the Hennigan/Morris Scholarship. The Troy University Foundation provides stewardship for a number of scholarships which are established through the generosity of private donors to assist TROY students in their educational pursuits. McDaniel College student Timothy Clark of Collingswood performed in "Speech & Debate" WESTMINSTER, MD (03/16/2021)-- McDaniel College student Timothy Clark of Collingswood (08108) performed in "Speech & Debate" at the college. Performances were Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13 at 7 p.m., at McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. Due to COVID-19, the performances were only open to McDaniel students, faculty,... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Maxim Kouznetsov, of Voorhees, NJ, one of 1,100+ Canisius students named to fall 2020 Dean's/Merit List BUFFALO, NY (03/08/2021)-- Maxim Kouznetsov, of Voorhees, NJ (08043), is one of more than 1,100 Canisius College students named to the fall 2020 Dean's List or Merit List. Kouznetsov is a member of the Canisius Class of 2024 and pursuing a degree in Sport Management, which is housed in the School of Education & Human Sv. Dean's List recognitions are awarded to those students who have attained a grade point average of at least 3.50 for the semester and have completed at least four courses of three credits or equivalent. Merit List recognitions are awarded to students who have attained a grade point average of at least 3.25 for... Read more →


GloucesterCityNews.net Spotlight on NJ College Students

Montclair State 2020-2021 Field Hockey Team MONTCLAIR, NJ (03/12/2021)-- Montclair State University recognizes the 2020-2021 Red Hawk field hockey team. Go Red Hawks! Freshman Sophia Briggs of West Deptford (08096), majoring in Exercise Science. Freshman Claudia Challender of Hainesport (08036), majoring in Communications & Media Arts. Junior Zoe Musick of Marlton (08053), majoring in Anthropology. Junior Katelyn Osterlind of Burlington (08016), majoring in Business Administration. Sophomore Melissa Pallen of Burlington (08016), majoring in Molecular Biology. Sophomore Lauren Pickul of Audubon (08106), majoring in Business Administration. Sophomore Taylor Popola of Wall (07719), majoring in Family Science & Human Development. Sophomore Linsey Champa of Hammonton (08037), majoring in Communications. The Red Hawks are led by 6th-year Head Coach Eileen O'Reilly. To view the schedule, live-streamed video and... Read more →


Kutztown University 2021 Women's Lacrosse Roster

KUTZTOWN, PA (03/10/2021)-- Kutztown University will have 25 student-athletes representing its women's lacrosse program for the 2021 season. Read the full season preview. The Kutztown University women's lacrosse team started 2-0 on the new Keystone Field turf in 2020 before the season was cut short. KU is excited to not only open its 2021 campaign back at home, but just to be able to play a season this year. Head coach Jackie Stezzi graduated three seniors from last year's roster, so she will have plenty of experience, along with another injection of youth, heading into this season. In the PSAC Preseason Poll, the Maroon and Gold were selected sixth. West Chester was first, receiving four of the seven possible first-place votes. East Stroudsburg received three... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Named to the University of Hartford President's Honors List WEST HARTFORD, CT (03/03/2021)-- The University of Hartford congratulates the students who have been named to the President's Honors List for Fall 2020. The President's Honors List is made up of an extremely select group of students who earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in the semester. Nicolette Barranger of Sicklerville (08081) Dana Brooks of Sicklerville (08081) Ian Cifone of Merchantville (08109) Sarah Dellorco of Haddonfield (08033) Taylor Dirscherl of Medford (08055) Andrew Dunne of Cherry Hill (08003) Emerson Fischer of Linwood (08221) Kelly Giebner of Sicklerville (08081) Leah Hummel of Wenonah (08090) Benedicta Kwarteng of Egg Harbor Township (08234) Alexandra McNamara of Marlton (08053) Rachel Necky of Voorhees (08043) Daniel Reynolds... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

National Society of Leadership and Success Inducts 110 Kutztown University Students in Fall 2020 Class KUTZTOWN, PA (03/04/2021)-- 110 Kutztown University students have been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) as part of the Fall 2020 class. To be inducted at KU, students must attend an orientation, a three-hour leadership training seminar, three success networking team meetings and three speaker broadcasts featuring leading figures delivering success-related messages to members. Emma Adams of Medford (08055) Darian Reimels of Medford (08055) Julia Valentino of Woolwich Twp (08085) About Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Founded in 1866, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education located on 289 acres nestled in the beautiful East Penn Valley in... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Gabrielle Byrnes Makes Fall 2020 Dean's List at Adelphi University in New York GARDEN CITY, NY (03/03/2021)-- Gabrielle Byrnes of Voorhees, NJ, has been named to Adelphi University's fall 2020 Dean's List. Byrnes was among a select group of outstanding students recognized by Adelphi's deans of Arts and Sciences, Education and Health Science, Business, Nursing and Public Health, Social Work and Psychology for superior academic performance. The list comprises full-time students-registered for 12 or more credits-who have completed at least nine graded credits and achieved a GPA of 3.5 or above for the semester. This recognition becomes part of the student's academic record and is entered into the individual's transcript. Alyssa Donato of Cedarville Named to 2021 Kutztown University Softball Team KUTZTOWN, PA (03/03/2021)-- Kutztown... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Wilkes University Announces Dean's List for the Fall 2020 Semester WILKES-BARRE, PA (03/01/2021)-- Wilkes University interim Provost Terese Wignot announced the Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits. Ryley Kirk of Belmar Dante Gazzola of Cherry Hill Nickolas Gazzola of Cherry Hill Emily Lass of Cherry Hill Julia Marino of Blackwood Morgen Sitzler of Burlington Madelyn Zavada of Burlington Mikayla Ronczka of Voorhees Noah Taylor of Lumberton Peyton Walsh of Mullica Hill Joseph Marino of Swedesboro Brianna Rowland of Pennsauken Joseph Curry of Galloway Jamison Shaw of Marmora Zachary Rodriguez of Egg Harbor Township Lindsay Weaver of Somers Point Rylee Gaskill of Mays... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Kierra Brown Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi BATON ROUGE, LA (03/02/2021)-- Kierra Brown of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Brown was initiated at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Brown is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Nerys Muller, of Vineland, Named to Fall 2020 Provost's List at Hofstra University HEMPSTEAD, NY (02/26/2021)-- Nerys Muller of Vineland, NJ achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the Fall 2020 semester, earning a spot on the Provost's List at Hofstra University. Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 165 undergraduate program options and 175 graduate program... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Local Students on Dean's Commendation List at Gettysburg College for Fall 2020 GETTYSBURG, PA (02/25/2021)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work were recently placed on the Deans' Commendation List. The following students from your area have been placed on the Fall 2020 list: Carson Butler of Camden (08102) John Comegno of Moorestown (08057) Katherine Cona of Haddon Township (08108) Gillian Cortese of Mount Laurel (08054) Kathryn DeLia of Marlton (08053) Dylan Elliott of Sewell (08080) Arthur Keegan of Haddonfield (08033) Corinna Kelly of Moorestown (08057) Georgia Larzelere of Medford (08055) William Myers of Haddon Heights... Read more →


NJ Students Named to the Gettysburg College Dean's List for Fall 2020

GETTYSBURG, PA (02/25/2021)-- Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or above were recently placed on the Dean's Honor List. The following local students have been awarded this outstanding academic achievement in the Fall 2020 semester. Rebecca Blaszczyk of Swedesboro (08085) Emily Bostrom of Hainesport (08036) Tyler Carmolingo of Mullica Hill (08062) Macey Cohen of Marlton (08053) Gabriela Connor of Haddonfield (08033) Jourdynn Cooper of Estell Manor (08319) Declan Cronin of Haddonfield (08033) John Demas of Moorestown (08057) Laura Duffy of Marlton (08053) Chloe Fuetterer of Linwood (08221) Annabel Gorman of Moorestown (08057) Matthew Granito of Moorestown (08057) Mikayla Holmbeck of Moorestown (08057) Jennifer Johnson of Berlin... Read more →


From Prof to Professional: Anyssa Sanchez '17

NJIT photo credit to Lamar Carter story by Joe Nicolo '22 GLASSBORO, NJ - There are some people in this world who tend to leave a lasting impact on everyone and everything in their path. Anyssa Sanchez is one of those people. Rowan University is one of those places lucky enough to have been included in her journey and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is certainly next on the list. After playing for and coaching the women's basketball team at Rowan, Sanchez landed a job as the Director of Basketball Operations at NJIT. Hailing from Pine Hill and attending Sterling High School, Sanchez earned 12 letter awards in basketball, track & field and volleyball. After graduating, she decided to continue her basketball career... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Montclair State 2020-2021 Women's Swimming and Diving Team MONTCLAIR, NJ (02/23/2021)-- Montclair State University recognizes the 2020-2021 Women's Red Hawk swimming and diving team. Freshman Gianna Antonelli of Marlton (08053), majoring in Undeclared. Sophomore Erin Barrett of Cinnaminson (08077), majoring in Nutrition. The Red Hawks are led by 32nd-year Head Coach Brian McLaughlin. To view the schedule, live-streamed video and updated stats for each game, visit: https://montclairathletics.com/sports/womens-swimming-and-diving/schedule Go Red Hawks! Montclair State University is a research doctoral institution ranked in the top tier of national universities. Building on a distinguished history dating back to 1908, the University today has 11 colleges and schools that serve 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students with more than 300 doctoral, master's and baccalaureate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 252-acre suburban... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Western New England University's Fall 2020 Dean's List

SPRINGFIELD, MA (02/22/2021)-- Close to 750 students have been named to the Fall 2020 Dean's List at Western New England University. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must achieve a GPA of 3.30 or higher. "We are so proud of our Dean's List students who demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence in their studies despite the unique challenges of our fall semester," commented Dr. Robert E. Johnson, President. "Of the roughly 3,000 colleges and universities tracked by the College Crisis Initiative, Western New England University was among just 27% nationwide that resumed primarily 'in-person' teaching last fall. Our Dean's List students stayed focused and engaged; they should be very proud of their achievements. Well done, Golden Bears!" The following students have earned their place... Read more →


Kutztown University Announces Fall 2020, Winter 2021 Degree Recipients

KUTZTOWN, PA (02/22/2021)-- Kutztown University has conferred degrees for more than 480 students for the 2020 fall semester and 2021 winter session. Kutztown University announces degree conferment twice a year, once in the winter and once in the summer. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year. The following students have been awarded degrees following the 2020 fall semester and 2021 winter session. The cumulative grade point average necessary for honors distinction is: with honor (cum laude) 3.40; with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.60 and with highest honor (summa cum laude) 3.80. Students who have requested privacy (FERPA) are not listed publicly. 8.6.0 Sarah Elise Hlay, Burlington, NJ (08016), Bachelor of Science in... Read more →


New Jersey Students Named to the Honors List at Fairleigh Dickinson University

MADISON, NJ (02/17/2021)-- The following students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck, NJ, have been named to the Honors Lists for the Spring 2020 semester. William Murphy of Mullica Hill (08062) Tammy La Plume of Marlton (08053) Arthur Williams of Galloway (08205) Ta'nynee Washington of Pennsauken (08109) Dayna Paul of Burlington (08016) Jordyn Fussell of Cherry Hill (08034) Tatiana Brown of Galloway (08205) Alicia White of Marlton (08053) Jonathan Aboky-Djanty of Delran (08075) Ceili Robbins of Westville (08093) Grace Stern of Medford Lakes (08055) Sydnee Vandyke of Northfield (08225) Paola Torres-Vazquez of Vineland (08360) Dorothy Sandell of Bellmawr (08031) Elizabeth Gurba of Westampton (08060) Hannah Farrow of Cape May Court House (08210) Kimani Lawson of Pennsauken (08110) Navaeh Ball of Cape May... Read more →


Students names to Dean's List at Grove City College

GROVE CITY, PA (02/17/2021)-- The following students were names to the Dean's list for the Fall 2020 semester at Grove City College. Kyle Ebiri of Medford, named to Grove City College Dean's List Marc Ebiri of Medford, named to Grove City College Dean's List Connor Maguire of Medford, named to Grove City College Dean's List Jacob Davis of Moorestown, named to Grove City College Dean's List Sean King of Pennsville, named to Grove City College Dean's List Emily Rosenberger of Pennsville, named to Grove City College Dean's List Gabrielle Capaldo of Somerdale, named to Grove City College Dean's List Isabella Hill of Vineland, named to Grove City College Dean's List Students eligible for the Dean's List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the... Read more →


New Jersey Students Named to University of Hartford Dean's List

WEST HARTFORD, CT (02/17/2021)-- The University of Hartford is pleased to announce the following students have been named to the Dean's List for Fall 2020. Lauren Abrams of Cherry Hill (08003) Keanu Alcoces of JB MDL (08641) William Barclay of Medford (08055) Gabrielle Barranger of Sicklerville (08081) Nicolette Barranger of Sicklerville (08081) Sarah Bicknell of Egg Harbor Township (08234) Cody Broadway of Cinnaminson (08077) Dana Brooks of Sicklerville (08081) Ian Cifone of Merchantville (08109) Sarah Dellorco of Haddonfield (08033) Taylor Dirscherl of Medford (08055) Emily Dunn of Medford (08055) Andrew Dunne of Cherry Hill (08003) Emerson Fischer of Linwood (08221) Kelly Giebner of Sicklerville (08081) Keijah Hall of Bridgeton (08302) Andrew Hart of Galloway (08205) Caroline Heino of Mount Royal (08061) Leah Hummel of Wenonah... Read more →


West Deptford Couple Join McDaniel College Parent and Family Council

McDaniel College’s newly-formed Parent and Family Council has been created to strengthen the partnership between the college and its families WESTMINSTER, Md. – Tyler and Michele Wilson of West Deptford, N.J. (08096), have been named to the newly-formed Parent and Family Council at McDaniel College. They are the parents of senior Mia Wilson and sophomore Matthew Wilson. Created to strengthen the partnership between the college and its families, the McDaniel College Parent and Family Council serves as an advisory group for the college. It is comprised of a diverse cross-section of families, which includes McDaniel’s most committed parents and family members.  Council members connect with prospective and current students and families, as well as support McDaniel’s philanthropic efforts. These parent and family leaders bring expertise, resources, and a passion for McDaniel... Read more →


Union College Athletes Seeking Signatures for their #LetThemPlay Petition

https://gloucestercitynews.net SCHENECTADY, NY(CNBNews) --A group of Union College athletes started a petition called #LetThemPlay - in a few days, it got almost 900 signatures from parents and athletes. Although some colleges have announced they will be playing a Spring College season - many are not playing and others have not made decisions yet. Many ( or most) College athletes have spent and given up much of their childhoods to practice to play at a College level. Due to Covid, the athletes have lost last Spring season, this past Fall and Winter - for Spring athletes ( tennis, baseball and more ) the loss of this Spring season will mean they have lost 50 percent of their college experience. It is devastating. Science and date show... Read more →


CNBNews Salutes NJ College Students

The University of Tampa Honors Dean's List Students for the Fall 2020 Semester TAMPA, FL (02/12/2021)-- The University of Tampa has honored 1,762 students who were named to the dean's list for the Fall 2020 semester. Students must maintain a GPA of 3.75 or higher to be eligible for the dean's list. The following local students were named to the dean's list: Bryce Benson of Ocean City, Junior majoring in Finance Connor Blasberg of Voorhees, Freshman majoring in Sport Management Brady Carlson of Mullica Hill, Freshman majoring in Sport Management Maria Chornopysky of Moorestown, Sophomore majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice Trevor Etkins of Marlton, Sophomore majoring in International Business and Finance John Farinelli of Absecon, Junior majoring in Political Science Emily Fournier of Cape... Read more →


CNBNews Salute to NJ College Students

James Madison University announces fall 2020 president's list HARRISONBURG, VA (02/11/2021)-- James Madison University is pleased to announce that the following students made the president's list for the fall 2020 semester. Rachel Accorsi of Mullica Hill (08062) who is majoring in international affairs. Rachel Bacon of Williamstown (08094) who is majoring in health services administration. Rylee Booth of Voorhees (08043) who is majoring in health sciences. Julie Busca of Medford (08055) who is majoring in communication sciences and disorders. Kristyn Butler of Burlington (08016) who is majoring in communication sciences and disorders. Colton Christie of Marlton (08053) who is majoring in accounting. Caraline Christie of Marlton (08053) who is majoring in dance. Alissa Clark of Moorestown (08057) who is majoring in nursing. Abigail Detwiler of... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Uof SC Aiken names Westampton resident to President's List AIKEN, SC (02/10/2021)-- Lisa Dayton of Westampton was named to the President's List for the Fall 2020 semester at The University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) in Aiken, South Carolina. Dayton is a member of the class of 2027 . To be elgible for this distinction, students had to be enrolled full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5. About the University of South Carolina Aiken UofSC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master's degrees to approximately 3,700 students in 50 programs of study. U.S. News and World Report (2021): #1 Regional Comprehensive Public College in the South. This 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken's 23rd consecutive... Read more →


University of Alabama Presidents List

TUSCALOOSA, AL (02/06/2021)-- A total of 13,128 students enrolled during the fall 2020 term at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with academic records of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale), or the President's List with academic records of 4.0 (all A's). The UA Dean's and President's Lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or undergraduate students who take less than a full course load. Michael Giambelluca of Bordentown (08505) was named to the Presidents List. Shelby Kott of Brigantine (08203) was named to the Deans List. Alexis Melocchi of Burlington (08016) was named to the Deans List. Gregory Carroll of Cape May Court House (08210) was named to the Deans List. Samantha Gregg of Cape... Read more →


Stockton Partners with Schools for Summer Business Academy Scholarships

MediaWizeFebruary 4, 2021 The Stockton University School of Business is partnering with area school districts to offer scholarships to its new summer business academy for rising high school juniors, according to a news release. Stockton recently reached an agreement with the Asbury Park School District to provide five spots in the 2021 Summer Entrepreneurship and Business Academy (SEBA) to students from Asbury Park High School. The university is also working with other area school districts, including Atlantic City and Pleasantville, to attract students with an interest in business and entrepreneurship. “We are very excited to partner with Asbury Park in providing this opportunity to students,” Stockton School of Business Dean Alphonso Ogbuehi said. He continued, “The scholarships will provide a valuable experience for promising students... Read more →


CNBNews Salute to NJ College Students

Dean's, President's Lists Students Named for UA Fall 2020 Term TUSCALOOSA, AL (02/06/2021)-- A total of 13,128 students enrolled during the fall 2020 term at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with academic records of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale), or the President's List with academic records of 4.0 (all A's). The UA Dean's and President's Lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or undergraduate students who take less than a full course load. Michael Giambelluca of Bordentown (08505) was named to the Presidents List. Shelby Kott of Brigantine (08203) was named to the Deans List. Alexis Melocchi of Burlington (08016) was named to the Deans List. Gregory Carroll of Cape May Court House (08210)... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Make Dean's List at Georgia Tech for the Fall 2020 Semester ATLANTA, GA (02/04/2021)-- The following students have earned the distinction of Dean's List at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Fall 2020. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have earned a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester. Michael Ryan of Cherry Hill (08003) Sherry Shao of Cherry Hill (08003) Beau Bruneau of Beverly (08010) Sophia Rubino of Haddonfield (08033) Lucy Domingue of Mullica Hill (08062) Pierce Burgin of Sewell (08080) Melanie Weaver of Shamong (08088) One of the nation's leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the business of Creating the Next: the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of agile minds well-equipped... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Mason Shuemate of Richland, NJ, Named to Sherman College Fall 2020 Dean's List SPARTANBURG, SC (02/02/2021)-- Mason Shuemate of Richland, NJ, has been named to Sherman College of Chiropractic's Dean's List for grades earned during the fall 2020 academic quarter. Dean's List students have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the quarter. Sherman College of Chiropractic provides students with a comprehensive education, preparing them to enter the field as doctors of chiropractic who are highly skilled, compassionate, ethical and successful. On its 80-acre campus in South Carolina, Sherman offers a first professional degree program unique in its approach to health care and known globally for the skill and art of chiropractic delivered by graduates. The college's on-campus Health Center, where senior... Read more →


Phillipsburg NJ Resident Christine Fox to Work Behind-the-Scenes at Super Bowl LV

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa., Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabethtown College senior, Christine Fox, will work behind-the-scenes during the Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida on Sunday, Feb. 7, where the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will compete. Fox, who is a senior Communications major, will assist the organization, Living Sport, a program created to give passionate sport professionals, recent grads, and current students an edge over the thousands of job seekers looking for a job within the competitive sports industry. "I am excited to work on my networking skills and hopefully make some connections that could help me gain a job in the future," Fox said. Fox, a native of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, is the current goalkeeper for the Elizabethtown College Women's Soccer... Read more →