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Cedar Crest College Celebrates Class of 2024 Graduates

ALLENTOWN, PA (05/20/2024)-- On Saturday, May 11, the PPL Center in Allentown filled with students, staff, faculty, and supporters to celebrate the accomplishments of Cedar Crest College's Class of 2024 at Commencement. Graduates and their loved ones gathered to mark this significant milestone, celebrating the knowledge, skills, and experiences gained during their time at Cedar Crest. The event highlighted the values of leadership, service, and community that are integral to the Cedar Crest spirit. Kristina Cagle from Pittsgrove, NJ, graduated with a degree in Psychology. Charlie McClain from Willingboro, NJ, graduated with a degree in Political Science. Isabel Sandone from... Read more →


Students Named to Deans List at Mount St. Mary's University

EMMITSBURG, MD (05/20/2024)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 557 students earned Dean's List honors in the Spring 2024 semester. Students who maintain a 3.4 grade point average or higher are eligible for this honor. An additional 156 students were named to the President's List for earning a grade point average of 4.0. The Dean's List honorees include: Syanni Bagwell of Willingboro, NJ Cecelia Bell of Egg Hbr Twp, NJ Catherine Bishop of Mount Laurel, NJ William Borden of Gloucester, NJ Lorenzo DiVentura of Tabernacle, NJ Christopher Gasparon of Woolwich Twp, NJ Emily Hall of Mickleton, NJ... Read more →


Lebanon Valley College Celebrates 155th Commencement

ANNVILLE, PA (05/22/2024)-- More than 400 undergraduate and graduate students marked their academic success and achievements during Lebanon Valley College's 155th Commencement on Saturday, May 11. Local students include: Allison Bimmer of Maple Shade, (08052), received a bachelor of arts in criminal justice. Bimmer received the following honor(s): cum laude. Bimmer is a graduate of Maple Shade High School. Brittnie Breece of Riverton, (08077), received a bachelor of science in environmental science. Breece is a graduate of Palmyra High School. Daniel Gorenberg of Cherry Hill, (08003), received a doctor of physical therapy in physical therapy. Gorenberg is a graduate of... Read more →


Widener University Names Student Ambassadors

CHESTER, PA (03/11/2024)-- Widener University recently inducted 32 undergraduate students to its prestigious university ambassador program. The inductees bring to 71 the total number of students who assist the university as ambassadors, championing Widener's values and legacy and communicating university hospitality to a variety of constituents. Ambassadors provide engaging campus tours to prospective students and their guests, and are known for being friendly and welcoming. Widener relies on their quality public speaking and listening skills. Students also work with other areas of campus including the Office of the President, Alumni Engagement, and University Relations. Ambassadors exemplify the values of the... Read more →


Alvernia Women's Basketball Student Athletes Earn Academic All-District Honors

READING, PA (05/06/2024)-- Four Alvernia University women's basketball student-athletes earned CSC Academic All-District Honors, as announced by College Sports Communicators including: Madison Miskar of Williamstown (08094) Kayla Williams of Mount Holly (08060) The 2023-24 Academic All-District Women's Basketball Team, selected by College Sports Communicators, recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the court and in the classroom. In order to qualify for the award, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore academically and have at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA. They must have also played in at least 90% of their team's games or must have started... Read more →


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/25/2024)-- 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. Madilyn Mortelliti of Hammonton (08037) at Arcadia University. Nora Campo of Woodbury (08096) at University of Maine. Julia Piotrowski of Cherry Hill (08034) at Clemson University. Donnisha Boyd of Sicklerville (08081) at Pennsylvania State University. Jumaris Hernandez of Roebling (08554) at University of Delaware. Olivia Bortnick of Marlton (08053) at Kean University. Maeghan Biche of Mount Laurel (08054) at Duquesne University. They are among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional... Read more →


Rowan and NJCU Play Double-Header Saturday

NEWARK, NJ – A furious ninth-inning rally by #19 Rowan fell short as the Profs were defeated by Rutgers-Newark, 8-7, in an NJAC game. The Profs (22-11; 8-8). Will close out the regular season on Saturday hosting a crucial doubleheader vs. NJCU. After Rutgers-Newark (18-18-; 3-13) built up an 8-3 lead in the seventh inning, the Profs fought back with four runs in the ninth but it wasn’t enough. A pair of two-run doubles by Pat Defeciani and Dylan Maria got the Profs within one, but Vince Taylor pitched the final three innings and kept Rowan from tying the game.... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Senior, Isabella Teti Receives Over $1.3 Million in Scholarship Offers

Bella Teti GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 21, 2024)--Bella Teti, a senior at Gloucester Catholic, has received over $1.3 million in scholarship offers from 13 universities and colleges. According to the winter-spring edition of RAMBLINGS, she also received the prestigious Christian Brothership scholarship from LaSalle University, which covers full tuition for all four years. Teti is an all-around student-athlete. She is a cheerleader and also plays varsity softball and volleyball. She was recently inducted into the National Honor Society. The clipping below is from the winter/spring edition of Ramblings, the school's newspaper. Read more →


Rowan Defeats York 6-5 in Non-Conference Baseball Today

GLASSBORO, NJ – Chris Serrano and Karson Harcourt had key hits and Dylan Maria drove in the winning run as #20 Rowan defeated York (Pa.), 6-5, in non-conference baseball action today, with the Profs improving to 17-9 on the year. Phil Sedalis went 3-for-5 with two runs scored with Jason Morgan and Nick Struble chipping in two hits each. Serrano drove in two runs as did Maria, with the Profs totaling four doubles in the game. Freshman Nick Cugino (1-0) earned his first victory as a Prof in 2.1 innings of work with Sean Colbert picking up his team-best third... Read more →


CNBNEWS SPOTLIGHT ON Widener University Recognizes Local High School Students

for Outstanding Leadership and Civic Contributions CHESTER, PA (03/28/2024)-- Widener University, in partnership with WCAU-TV NBC10 and Telemundo62, is proud to recognize the 137 winners of the Widener University High School Leadership Awards for 2024. Over more than a decade, the university has recognized more than 1,300 students from high schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware who demonstrated leadership within their communities. The program recognized 137 students on Wednesday, March 20 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... Read more →


Congratulations from CNBNews: Widener University announces president's list students

CHESTER, PA (03/13/2024)-- Widener University has announced the students named to its fall 2023 president's list. They included: Jenna Angelucci of Bordentown, NJ, 08505. Cameryn Brubaker of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, 08234. Rashem Bryant of Swedesboro, NJ, 08085. Michael Burckley of Somerdale, NJ, 08083. Christopher Cori of West Deptford, NJ, 08086. Katharyn Mackiewicz of Cinnaminson, NJ, 08077. Maria Muzzarelli of Vineland, NJ, 08360. Brooke Myers of Gloucester City, NJ, 08030. Victoria Nitti of Bordentown, NJ, 08505. Lauren Petsch of Margate City, NJ, 08402. Alexa Ruberte of Pennsauken, NJ, 08109. Lorelei Scully of Pine Hill, NJ, 08021. Tatum Stielow of Sicklerville,... Read more →


Rutgers Graduates, Guests Must Register Online for Commencement Parking

New Brunswick, N.J. (March 21, 2024) – Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s 258th Commencement will be held at SHI Stadium on the Busch Campus in Piscataway, rain or shine, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2024. Gates will open at 8 a.m. Participants and visitors are urged to arrive early to allow ample time to park and walk to the ceremony or take one of the complimentary shuttle buses to the stadium. Parking Members of Rutgers’ Class of 2024 are eligible to receive up to two free commencement parking passes for themselves and guests, but only if they register online at... Read more →


Widener University announces president's list

CHESTER, PA (03/13/2024)-- Widener University has announced the students named to its fall 2023 president's list. They included: Jenna Angelucci of Bordentown, NJ, 08505. Cameryn Brubaker of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, 08234. Rashem Bryant of Swedesboro, NJ, 08085. Michael Burckley of Somerdale, NJ, 08083. Christopher Cori of West Deptford, NJ, 08086. Katharyn Mackiewicz of Cinnaminson, NJ, 08077. Maria Muzzarelli of Vineland, NJ, 08360. Brooke Myers of Gloucester City, NJ, 08030. Victoria Nitti of Bordentown, NJ, 08505. Lauren Petsch of Margate City, NJ, 08402. Alexa Ruberte of Pennsauken, NJ, 08109. Lorelei Scully of Pine Hill, NJ, 08021. Tatum Stielow of Sicklerville,... Read more →


Fifth-Seeded TCNJ Over Top-Seeded Rowan

GLASSBORO, NJ - Top-seeded Rowan couldn’t overcome fifth-seeded TCNJ as the Profs fell in the semifinals of the 2024 NJAC Men’s Basketball Championship, 79-73. The defending champion Profs (19-7) will now await a possible at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament, which will be announced on Monday. TCNJ moves on to play second-seeded Stockton in the conference title game on Saturday, as the Ospreys defeated Montclair State, 91-77. Nick Koch (25 points) and Matthew Okurie (21 points) led the Lions (18-8). Khalif Meares, the league’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year, had 21 points to lead the Profs, with NJAC Player of... Read more →


Alvernia University Students FROM NJ volunteer at Night to Shine Event

READING, PA (02/15/2024)-- On February 9th, 2024, Community Evangelical Church partnered with Alvernia University and hosted the Tim Tebow Foundation's Night to Shine in Berks County for the first time since 2020. Night to Shine is designed to be an unforgettable prom night that is hosted globally for people with special needs aged 14 and older. Alvernia's had over 400 volunteers celebrate the individuals by providing them with a night of joy and recognition, including: Abigail Wright of Evesham, NJ (08053). Wright assisted in the Set Up Team. Haley McArthur of Wall Township, NJ (07719). McArthur assisted in the Set... Read more →


Congratulations to NJ Students at U of Holy Cross and Coastal Carolina U

Holy Cross Announces Fall 2023 Dean's List WORCESTER, MA (02/14/2024)-- More than 1,600 students were named to the College of the Holy Cross' Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement during the Fall semester of the 2023-24 academic year. The following local students made the list: David Cappuccio of Hammonton (08037), Class of 2027 Robert Gardner of Haddon Heights (08035), Class of 2026 Ava McDonough of Egg Hbr Twp (08234), Class of 2025 Patrick Ryan of Medford (08055), Class of 2027 Riley Smith of Haddonfield (08033), Class of 2024 Aniella Wantrobski of Moorestown (08057), Class of 2027 To qualify for the... Read more →


Albright College Students Competing as Members of TCNJ Varsity Teams this Winter

READING, PA (02/01/2024)-- Albright College students are competing as members of the Lions' NCAA Division III varsity basketball, swimming, indoor track and club cheerleading teams this winter. Crisanta Apistar of Marlton, NJ (08053}, is a member of the Women's Basketball team at Albright College this winter. A graduate of Cherokee High School, Apistar is studying Chemistry at Albright. Joseph Callahan of Mount Ephraim, NJ (08059}, is a member of the Men's Basketball team at Albright College this winter. A graduate of Bishop Eustace Prep School, Callahan is studying Alpha at Albright. Jackson McCrae of Sewell, NJ (08080}, is a member... Read more →


NJ College Students in the News: U of Kentucky, Mississippi State, AIC, James Madison U

University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences December 2023 Graduates LEXINGTON, KY (01/23/2024)-- The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences recognized more than 230 candidates for graduation during a commencement ceremony Dec. 15, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington Kentucky. Among them were: Anthony Duca, Jr of Medford, NJ (08055), with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies . Mollie Share of Ventnor City, NJ (08406), with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography. Names printed in this news release for the December 2023 commencement ceremony include students who have applied for a degree. The inclusion of such names does... Read more →


NJ Students at University of Alabama Among Fall 2023 Graduates

Fall 2023 Graduates Announced at UA TUSCALOOSA, AL (01/23/2024)-- Some 2,000 degrees were awarded during The University of Alabama's fall 2023 commencement at Coleman Coliseum. A recent economic analysis found that a degree from The University of Alabama can pay more over time than investments in U.S. stock market indexes. The University provides numerous opportunities for service and growth through its educational, social and cultural experiences. Local students include: Zachary Andrews of Sewell (08080). Andrews received the following degree(s): Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Business Administration. Courtney Carmen of Egg Hbr Twp (08234). Carmen received the following degree(s): Bachelor... Read more →


Shenandoah University Recognizes South Jersey Students Named to Dean's List

WINCHESTER, VA (01/08/2024)-- Shenandoah University recognizes the 1,126 students who made the Fall 2023 Dean's List. Students who were named to the Dean's List include: Kylee Shontz of Southampton Cole Ambrosius of West Deptford Kelly Hartman of West Deptford To qualify for the Dean's List, students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs must complete at least 12 semester hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher. Dean's List students who achieve a semester GPA of 3.90 or higher are also recognized on the university's President's List. Read more →


South Jersey Students at Kutztown University Named to Fall 2023 Dean's List

KUTZTOWN, PA (01/08/2024)-- 2,092 students have been named to the Fall 2023 Dean's List at Kutztown University. To be eligible for the Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60. Emma Adams of Medford, NJ (08055). Ivy V Agnew of Palmyra, NJ (08065). Christina M Alepa of Lumberton, NJ (08048). Kelly N Askins of Galloway, NJ (08205). Emma N Bowers of Burlington, NJ (08016). Hailey Angela Bryner of Hainesport, NJ (08036). Julia Anne Cook of Cape May, NJ (08204). Alice S Dzwill of Marlton, NJ (08053).... Read more →


Three WPI Students from New Jersey Complete Intensive Research Projects

Worcester Polytechnic Institute WORCESTER, MA (01/02/2024)-- At Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology that addresses an important societal need or issue. About two-thirds of students complete a project at one of the university's 50-plus off-campus project centers, which are located around the world. A signature element of the innovative undergraduate experience at WPI, the project-based curriculum offers students the opportunity to apply their scientific and technical knowledge to develop thoughtful solutions to real problems that affect the quality of people's lives-and make a difference before they graduate.... Read more →


Congratulations to Allison Washburn of Haddonfield named to Berry College Dean's List

ROME, GA (01/03/2024)-- Allison Washburn of Haddonfield NJ, was named to the Fall 2023 Dean's List at Berry College. The Dean's List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester. Nationally recognized for academic excellence and as an outstanding educational value, Berry is an independent, coeducational, comprehensive liberal arts college of approximately 2,200 students. For more than a century, the college has offered an exceptional education that balances intellectual exploration, practical learning, and character development. Its 27,000-acre campus is the... Read more →


South Jersey Residents Named to Lehigh University Dean's List for Fall 2023

BETHLEHEM, PA (12/29/2023)-- Students at Lehigh University attained Dean's List in Fall 2023. This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. Brian An of Sicklerville (08081) Samantha Anderson of Mount Laurel (08054) Abigail Baines of Atco (08004) Kaleb Borkowski of Mickleton (08056) Abigail Brown of Mickleton (08056) George Carpenter of Salem (08079) Dean Clark of Cinnaminson (08077) Caleb Claywell of Margate City (08402) Olivia Cuff of Medford (08055) Evan Dare of Bridgeton (08302) Michael Defulvio of Mullica Hill (08062) Lillian Drueding of Hainesport... Read more →


Omicron Delta Kappa Celebrates New Members

LEXINGTON, VA (11/27/2023)-- Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, welcomed 348 new initiates from 12 universities during October 2023. Students initiated into the Society must be sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate/professional students in the top 35% of their class, demonstrate leadership experience in at least one of the five pillars, and embrace the ODK ideals. Fewer than five percent of students on a campus are invited to join each year. Bella Banfe of Cherry Hill (08002) - Rider University Christa Campisi of Williamstown (08094) - Rider University Ginamarie Capozzoli of Mount Laurel (08054) - Rider University Jared Hiller... Read more →


The Golden Bear Football Team Headed to National Semifinal in Colorado

Golden Bear Football Wins NCAA Regional Title, Advances to School's First-Ever National Semifinal in Colorado 18 South Jersey Players on Team KUTZTOWN, PA (12/04/2023)-- The Kutztown University football team won its first-ever NCAA Division II Super Region One championship Saturday, Dec. 2, with a 28-16 victory at Slippery Rock. The victory sends the Golden Bears (12-2) into the national semifinals 3:30 p.m. EST, Saturday, Dec. 9, against No. 1 Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo. The semifinal games will be carried on ESPN+. Kutztown also set a new school record for wins in a season and extended its school... Read more →


The Jeff Cohen Scholars Program Established at Gloucester Catholic High School

Gloucester Catholic is pleased to announce the Jeff Cohen Scholars Program. If you are considering the startup of a GC Scholars Program to honor your family and help current students, contact Pat Murphy, Executive Director of Development, at [email protected]. Mary Klinewski Cohen '81 is truly grateful to give back to the current generation of Ram students. She is proud to help GCHS students benefit from a Catholic education as she did while a student here. Gloucester Catholic and Mary Cohen are proud to announce the establishment of the Jeff Cohen Scholars Program in honor of Mary's late husband, former Lady... Read more →


Lexy Endres of Medford Earns All-PSAC Award

For KU Women's Soccer KUTZTOWN, PA (11/07/2023)-- The Kutztown University women's soccer team racked up a plethora of conference awards Tuesday afternoon. Bridget Curtis (Warrington, Pa./Central Bucks South) was named the PSAC East Defensive Athlete of the Year, Katelyn Economopoulos(Grantville, Pa./Lower Dauphin) the PSAC East Freshman of the Year, and Erik Burstein the PSAC East Coach of the Year. Along with that, Curtis, Economopoulos, Dana Wentz(Lancaster, Pa./Conestoga Valley), Caroline McDonald(Exton, Pa./Downingtown East), Lexy Endres (Medford, N.J./Shawnee), and Cassandra Baker (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin) were named to the All-PSAC East First Team. Lexy Endres of Medford, NJ (08055). All the awards and... Read more →


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts New Members from SJ

BATON ROUGE, LA (11/06/2023)-- 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. Jennifer Green of West Deptford (08086) Leah Sax of Greenwich (08323) Luca Severino of Haddon Township (08108) Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. The Society has chapters on more than 325 select colleges and universities in the United States, its territories and... Read more →


Spotlight on NJ College Students: Jenna Tomlin of Galloway and Jack Polento of Medford

Hofstra Nursing Student Jenna Tomlin of Galloway Begins Clinical Rotations HEMPSTEAD, NY (10/11/2023)-- The first undergraduate nursing class at Hofstra, including Jenna Tomlin of Galloway, marked the transition from classroom to clinical studies at a ceremony on October 2, 2023. The event, which included all 34 students receiving a symbolic "Keeping Healthcare Human" pin, was attended by family, friends, and Hofstra faculty, and featured a keynote address from Hofstra alum Amy J. Smith, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, NY-SAFE, assistant professor of nursing and director of the FNP and SANE programs. The Class of 2025 nursing students are in their third... Read more →


Spotlight on NJ College Students: "Masterworks" choral concert

READING, PA (10/10/2023)-- Directed by Derrick Thompson, Ed.D., and accompanied by Jeffrey Lentz and Karen Eddinger on piano, the Albright College Masterworks choral concert was peformed Oct. 7 as part of the fall 2023 musical season. Local performers included: Lilly Adu-Botwe of Sicklerville, N.J. (08081). A graduate of Timber Creek High School, Adu-Botwe is studying Crime and Justice at Albright and participated as a soprano in Albright Chorale, Albright Chamber Singers and Bella Voce. Ryan Elmore of Barrington, N.J. (08007). A graduate of Haddon Heights Junior Senior High School, Elmore is studying Communications: Journalism at Albright and participated as a... Read more →


Albright College Students Named Global Scholars

Cohort of First Year READING, PA (10/03/2023)-- Throughout their entire first year, a cohort of 18 students will be living and learning together as Albright College Global Scholars. Lilly Adu-Botwe of Sicklerville, N.J. (08081). Adu-Botwe is a graduate of Timber Creek High School majoring in Crime and Justice at Albright. Gavin Curran of Bordentown, N.J. (08505). Curran is a graduate of Bordentown Regional High School majoring in Computer Science and Business Administration at Albright. Leon Rowe of Williamstown, N.J. (08094). Rowe is a graduate of Williamstown High School majoring in Fashion: Design & Merchandising at Albright. Named a top national... Read more →


Cadets and students named to The Citadel's spring 2023 dean's list

CHARLESTON, SC (09/18/2023)-- The dean's list is a recognition given to cadets and students who are registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose grade point average is 3.20 or higher, with no grade of I (Incomplete) and no grade below C for work in a semester. Olivia Liquori of Williamstown, New Jersey named to The Citadel's spring 2023 dean's list Jake Hennelly of Linwood, New Jersey named to The Citadel's spring 2023 dean's list Garrison Swan of West Cape May, New Jersey named to The Citadel's spring 2023 dean's list Jessica Vincent of Mullica Hill, New Jersey named... Read more →


South Jersey Residents Graduate from Wilkes University

at Sept. 10 Summer Commencement WILKES-BARRE, PA (09/15/2023)-- Wilkes University awarded more than 300 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees during its summer commencement ceremony on Sept. 10. The event was held at the McHale Athletic Center in the Simms Center on Main, 169 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre. Del Lucent, associate professor of math, physics and computer science, shared a greeting on behalf of the faculty. Brooke E. Hassel delivered the student's address and received her doctor of nursing practice degree at the ceremony. Andrew Miller, professor of political science and recipient of the Carpenter Award for Teaching, delivered the commencement... Read more →


Kutztown University Marching Unit Announces 2023 Roster

KUTZTOWN, PA (09/13/2023)-- The Kutztown University Marching Unit (KUMU), an energetic part of the campus community, provides music, marching and entertainment for all KU Golden Bears football games, select away games, marching band festivals/competitions, professional sporting events, parades and campus spirit building activities. Under the direction of professor Daniel Neuenschwander, KUMU has announced its 2023 roster. Nina Baga of Marlton, NJ (08053). Elliot Maier of Cherry Hill, NJ (08034). Abigail Moore of Pennsauken, NJ (08109). ================================== Read more →


Kutztown U Announces 2023 Football Roster

Kutztown University Announces 2023 Football Roster KUTZTOWN, PA (09/05/2023)-- Kutztown University has announced 108 student-athletes will represent its football team for the 2023 season. Steve Burkhardt Running Back Gloucester City NJ Read the full season preview here. Kutztown football entered last season fresh off winning the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championship. But the start to the year was not how KU had hoped to keep the momentum going from the previous campaign, as it was shutout at Assumption University. Enter 2023 and the Golden Bears head back to Worcester, Mass., looking to not only score some points, but to begin... Read more →


NJ Students Named to the Southern New Hampshire University Summer 2023 Dean's List

SNHU Announces Summer 2023 Dean's List MANCHESTER, NH (09/05/2023)-- It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates the following students on being named to the Summer 2023 Dean's List. The summer terms run from May to August. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 for the reporting term are named to the Dean's List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits over each 16-week term or paired 8-week terms grouped in fall, winter/spring, and summer. Amira Dunn of Penns Grove (08069) Renee Mathis of Marlton (08053) Alisha Moore... Read more →


Mount St. Mary's U Students from New Jersey Named to Deans List

EMMITSBURG, MD (08/21/2023)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 596 students earned Dean's List honors in the Spring 2023 semester. An additional 147 students were named to the President's List for earning a grade point average of 4.0. Madison Bee of Haddonfield, NJ Madison Bradley of Haddonfield, NJ Hannah Cooksey of Pennsville, NJ Lorenzo DiVentura of Tabernacle, NJ Matthew Dwyer of Lumberton, NJ Cen'sare Hill of Lawnside, NJ Stephanie Huseby of Medford, NJ Jordana Lain of Medford, NJ Braeden McHugh of Pennsauken, NJ Taylor Moore of Brooklawn, NJ Anthony Polo of Deptford, NJ Kaitlin Price of Swedesboro,... Read more →


Lauren Murray of Mickleton Named to BJU Bruins Women's Soccer Team

GREENVILLE, SC (08/23/2023)-- Lauren Murray, a resident of Mickleton, has been named to the Bob Jones University Bruins women's soccer team roster for the 2023-24 academic year. Murray is a Senior majoring in Nursing at BJU. "We're excited to begin our 2023 season as the players have worked hard this past spring to begin the process of preparing and have been working hard this summer to make a run for a national championship this fall," said Head Coach Chris Carmichael. "We have an incredibly talented team this year and a great balance of programs from NCAA DII, NCAA DIII, NCCAA... Read more →


South Jersey Residents Headed to James Madison U

James Madison University welcomes class of 2027 HARRISONBURG, VA (08/23/2023)-- James Madison University is excited to welcome the class of 2027 to campus this month. The incoming freshman class represents an accomplished, diverse group of individuals who hail from 35 states, the District of Columbia and 12 countries around the world. The incoming class includes: Andrew Abbott of Medford, who plans to major in Justice Studies - BS. Erin Abruzzo of Sewell, who plans to major in Kinesiology - BS. Samantha Bell of Mount Laurel, who plans to major in Finance - BBA. Nolan Call of Avalon, who plans to... Read more →


Michael Walton of Gloucester City Among Outstanding Graduates Recognized at University of Scranton

SCRANTON, PA (07/17/2023)-- Michael J. Walton of Gloucester City was among the 62 members of The University of Scranton's undergraduate class of 2023 honored for academic excellence, service or both at a Class Night ceremony on campus May 19. Students with the highest GPA in each of the University's three undergraduate colleges were presented Frank J. O'Hara Awards for General Academic Excellence, a memorial to the late administrator who served the University for 53 years. Class of 2023 O'Hara Award recipients were: Rosa M. Azzato, Harrisburg, and Cassandra K. Haw, Scranton, for the Panuska College of Professional Studies; Kevin P.... Read more →


DCA Releases Information on How to Disposed Lithium Batteries

Division Offers Best Practices to Help Families Stay Fire Safe TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Division of Fire Safety is today raising awareness about the importance of safe use and disposal of lithium-ion batteries. CNBNews graphic file The public is using an increasing number of lithium-ion batteries in devices such as smartphones, laptops, e-cigarettes, e-bikes, cars and more due to their ability to store a significant amount of energy in a small space. They offer a great advantage to consumers daily. While they are safe to use and offer many benefits, they can also... Read more →


University of Tampa Names New Jersey Students to Dean's List for Spring Semester

TAMPA, FL (07/05/2023)-- The University of Tampa has honored 2,007 students who were named to the dean's list for the Spring 2023 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: Cameron Urso of Belmar (07719), a Senior majoring in Nursing BSN Hailey Smith of Grenloch (08032), a Senior majoring in Nursing BSN William Forrest of Mount Laurel (08054), a Senior majoring in Biology BS Maria Chornopysky of Moorestown (08057), a Senior majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice BS Tabitha Thorpe of... Read more →


Student Athletes from NJ Named to MAC Academic Honor Roll

202 Alvernia University student-athletes were named to the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Academic Honor Roll, and an additional 38 athletes on non-MAC competing teams earned a 3.20 GPA, during the 2022-23 academic year, as announced by the MAC including: Kylie Bradford of Westampton, NJ (08060), Health Care Science major Ryan Byard of Bordentown, NJ (08505), Undecided major Ian Graiff of Newfield, NJ (08344), Sport Management major Mackenzie McKinney of West Deptford, NJ (08086), Education: PK4 SpEd PK12 major Taylor Meagher of Sicklerville, NJ (08081), PreK4 w/SpEd major Madison Miskar of Williamstown, NJ (08094), Political Science major Allison Moore of Delran,... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on FDU College Students

y\ MADISON, NJ (07/06/2023)-- In Commencement exercises on May 17, 2023, FDU conferred more than 2,445 degrees, ranging from associates to doctorates, on graduates at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Tracy Martin of Pine Hill (08021) Brigitte Baumann of Barrington (08007) Richard Ostermueller of Cedar Brook (08018) Christopher Robell of Egg Harbor Township (08234) Hannah Farrow of Cape May Court House (08210) Yonaton Yares of Cherry Hill (08002) Emily Gordon of Delran (08075) Geoffrey Roberts of Sicklerville (08081) Nicole Rumano of Depford (08096) Jonathan Aboky-Djanty of Delran (08075) Sarah Palese of Woolwich Township (08085) Brian Hauss of Sewell... Read more →


Local Residents Named to Rochester Institute of Technology Dean's List

ROCHESTER, NY (06/27/2023)-- The following students were named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring semester of the 2022-2023 academic year. Full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours. Garrett Templar of Beverly (08010), who is in the 3D digital design program. Bella Marino of N Wildwood (08260), who is in the 3D digital design program. Zi Altynbaev of Somers... Read more →


NJ Student Graduate from Shenandoah Universtiy

Shenandoah University Announces Over 1,100 Graduates WINCHESTER, VA (06/22/2023)-- Shenandoah University had 1,143 graduates receive their degrees and/or certificate during the 2022-23 academic year. Those graduates include: Kathryn McMullin of Mullica Hill, NJ, who earned a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis Megan Zold of Paulsboro, NJ, who earned a Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis Isabel Reinisch of Columbus, NJ, who earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy Chelsea Rueda of Vincentown, NJ, who earned a Doctor of Occupational Therapy Paige Cherry of Salem, NJ, who earned a Doctor of Occupational Therapy Andrew Lafay of Tabernacle, NJ, who earned a... Read more →


NJ Students Study at Rhode Island U. named to Deans List

More than 6,500 University of Rhode Island students named to Spring 2023 Dean's List KINGSTON, RI (06/20/2023)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the Spring 2023 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and countries. To be included on the Dean's List, full-time students must have completed 12 or more credits for letter grades which are GPA applicable during a semester and achieved at least a 3.30 quality point average. Part-time students qualify... Read more →


NJ Students Earn Degrees from University of Maryland Global Campus

ADELPHI, MD (06/20/2023)-- University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) graduated nearly 3,400 students in the 2023 spring semester. Students from all 50 states, four U.S. territories, and 22 countries earned UMGC degrees. More than 2,000 graduates attended "Grad Walk" in Adelphi, Md., an in-person experience designed to place the spotlight directly on graduates and their achievements. The following local students earned degrees: Ivan Duane Burch of Maple Shade: Associate of Arts Marques B. Lemane of Cinnaminson: Associate of Arts Cadence Angeleen Dea of Fort Dix: Associate of Arts Keeshe DeShonn Harris of Pemberton: Associate of Arts Madison Borowinski of JBMDL:... Read more →


Muhlenberg College Graduation, Class of 2023

Local Students Graduate from Muhlenberg College ALLENTOWN, PA (06/14/2023)-- Celebrating Muhlenberg College's Class of 2023. On Sunday, May 21, more than 500 members of Muhlenberg's Class of 2023 gathered at PPL Center in Allentown to celebrate. Surrounded by friends and family, the graduates reveled in one another's achievements, cheering and clapping despite the request to hold reactions until all the names were read. No one could blame them, though, as the crowd was even more exuberant. After persevering through Zoom University (the early pandemic-era online and hybrid courses), as it was jokingly put by senior-class speaker Nour Yousry, the Class... Read more →