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RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY COMMENCEMENT-AT-A-GLANCE, WATCH SUNDAY 

THE UNIVERSITY’S 254TH ANNIVERSARY COMMENCEMENT WATCH ON SUNDAY, MAY 31, AT 2 P.M. >> An estimated 18,967 graduates will receive degrees from Rutgers this year (13,057 degrees and one artistic diploma from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, 4,090 from Rutgers University-Newark, and 1,819 from Rutgers University-Camden). They include approximately 12,304 baccalaureate degrees, 4,688 master’s degrees, 1,974 doctorates (including professional doctorates), and one artistic diploma. Since its founding in 1766, Rutgers has awarded 617,699 academic degrees (excluding the 2020 estimated total). Coronavirus... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Named to the University of Vermont Dean's List BURLINGTON, VT (05/26/2020)-- To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. Joshua Mccauley, of Cherry Hill, NJ. Kennedy Brown, of Bellmawr, NJ. James Voynow, of Marlton, NJ. Julia Kropiewnicki, of Mullica Hill, NJ. Anthony Lasalle, of Sewell, NJ. Claire Leahy, of Pilesgrove, NJ. Samantha Smoger, of Ventnor City, NJ. Lydia Sander,... Read more →


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UVM Students Complete Service Projects as part of UVM's Alternative Spring Break Program BURLINGTON, VT (05/27/2020)-- The following local students, who along with 10 groups and about 100 of their peers, participated in the University of Vermont Alternative Spring Break program - a student-led, week long program that provides UVM students with an opportunity to travel and involve themselves in service-work focused around a number of social issues in communities throughout the nation during their spring recess. Alexander Creighton of Riverton, NJ (08077) Alexander traveled... Read more →


Rutgers–Camden Nursing Student Served in the Army National Guard to care for COVID-19 Patients  

TO THE POINT: CAMDEN CITY– Taylor Lorchak’s final semester at Rutgers University‒Camden turned out to be more exciting than she could have dreamed: the Rutgers–Camden nursing student was activated by the Army National Guard to care for military veterans and family members recovering from COVID-19. In April, when coronavirus cases began to surge in New Jersey, she was called to serve at the Menlo Park Veterans Memorial Home in Edison. A combat medic and sergeant in the Army National Guard for four years, Lorchak assisted... Read more →


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Swedesboro, N.J. Resident Samantha Silvers Receives Academic Honors BOSTON, Mass. (Grassroots Newswire) May 21, 2020 - Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. Swedesboro (08085) resident Samantha Silvers, a Northeastern University student majoring in media arts, was recently named to the University's dean's list for the Spring semester, which ended in April 2020. To achieve the dean's list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality... Read more →


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Cainan Liddawi of Shamong New Jersey Achievement Recognition RANDOLPH CENTER, VT (05/21/2020)-- Vermont Tech is pleased to announce awards and honor society inductions. Cainan Liddawi of Shamong, New Jersey, has been recognized for the Best Community Development Award for a non-RA - Cainan is a student in the Vermont Tech Computer Engineering Technology program. 2020 Saint Francis University Commencement LORETTO, PA (05/22/2020)-- Saint Francis University congratulates more than 600 students who received their academic degrees on May 10, 2020. Celeste Azzari, Woolwich Twp, NJ -... Read more →


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Nazareth College Dean's List Spring 2020 ROCHESTER, NY (05/20/2020)-- Nazareth College students named to the Spring 2020 Dean's List. Matthew Kaye of Wall Township, NJ (07719) Erin Lonergan of Cinnaminson, NJ (08077) Ethan McAnally of Delran, NJ (08075) A student's grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester in order to be included on the dean's list at Nazareth Nazareth College's academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors,... Read more →


Students helps raise Over $140k for the UVM Children's Hospital

BURLINGTON, VT (05/2020)-- The following local students helped raise a collective sum of $140,813.89 for the University of Vermont Children's Hospital through active participation in RALLYTHON - UVM's annual year-long student-led fundraiser and 12-hour dance marathon in support of Vermont's local Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Alina Chiccarine of Ocean View, NJ (08230) By the conclusion of this year's fundraising, Alina raised enough money to reach the 'Dancer Goal' - a distinction given to participants who have fundraised between $100 - $249 over the course of... Read more →


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Bob Jones University Students Named to President's List GREENVILLE, SC (05/18/2020)-- The following students are among approximately 800 Bob Jones University students named to the President's List for high academic achievement during the Spring 2020 semester. To qualify for the President's List, students must earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester. Janis Bates, a Senior Nursing from Mullica Hill, was named to the President's List. Abigail Harris, a Sophomore Communication Disorders from Mullica Hill, was named to the President's List. Located... Read more →


Joseph Domanico Selected All-America in Track & Field

TROY, NY (05/19/2020)-- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township and Haddon Township High School has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as an All-America for the 2020 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field season. FULL RELEASE: During the week when the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships were scheduled to be held, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced the All-America honors for the... Read more →


Conservation Leader Meredith Jackson of Haddonfield Finishes Master's Studies

OXFORD, OH (05/15/2020)-- Haddonfield, N.J. resident Meredith Jackson has been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid-May 2020, Jackson concluded her master's course of study with a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Biology from Miami University through Project Dragonfly. Since joining the Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) master's in 2016, Jackson has traveled to Costa Rica and conducted projects that have made a difference in the Haddonfield area. Throughout her time in the AIP,... Read more →


Senior Celebration Series: Joseph Domanico

TROY, NY (05/15/2020)-- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Joseph Domanico of Haddon Township 08108 and Haddon Township High School is among those being profiled in their final semester in Troy. While at Rensselaer: Cross country captain ... All-Liberty League three times ... All-Region three times ... NCAA All-America once ... Career-best 24:49.1 at 2019 NCAA Championship, finishing 17th overall ... Competed in mile, 1500, 3000 and 5000 in track ... All-Region three times, including twice (3000, 5000) in 2020 ... NCAA Championship qualifier in 5000... Read more →


Stockton University Commencement Online

Galloway, N.J. – The confetti fell on the Class of 2020 at Stockton University on Friday, but it did so virtually, as the class celebrated eCommencement online at home, sharing their day on social media rather than at Boardwalk Hall. The website went live at noon, when Commencement would have begun at Boardwalk Hall, and within the first two hours had 6,000 unique pageviews. “We would love to congratulate each and every one of you, to present your degrees in person, to shake your hands,”... Read more →


Josef Dupp Jr. Part of Award-Winning Kutztown U Blues and Rock Ensemble

KUTZTOWN, PA (05/11/2020)-- DownBeat Magazine, one of the premier and longest-running jazz and commercial music magazines in the U.S., has honored Kutztown University for the third year in a row, placing them in the Undergraduate College Outstanding Performance category of their annual Student Music Awards. In good company, KU's Rock Ensemble I shares the honor with ensembles from University of Miami and Vanderbilt University. Student performers include Josef Dupp Jr. of Bordentown, NJ (08505). The ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Kevin Kjos, director... Read more →


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Lebanon Valley College Announces Athletic Award Winners ANNVILLE, PA (05/11/2020)-- Lebanon Valley College virtually recognized 34 student-athletes virtually as part of its 71st Annual All-Sports Award Presentation. Local students recognized include: Trevor Holak of Swedesboro (08085), received the Men's Lacrosse Team MVP award(s). Holak, a graduate of Oakcrest High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in psychology. Cayla Sydow of Mays Landing (08330), received the Women's Swimming Team MVP award(s). Sydow, a graduate of Cedar Creek High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from University of Tampa

TAMPA, FL (05/11/2020)-- The University of Tampa virtually hosted its 150th commencement on May 9 to honor 1,752 degree-seeking candidates. The following local students graduated from The University of Tampa. Matthew Blazier, of Belmar, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management. Lily Bradshaw, of Wildwood, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in International Business - Marketing. Jennifer Fox, of Cape May Court House, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management. Marc Franklin, of Bellmawr, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Savannah... Read more →


Casey Wagner Receives Clarence Slater Medallion for Excellence in Chemical Engineering.

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University field hockey player Casey Wagner was chosen for the Clarence Slater Medallion for excellence in Chemical Engineering. The award is named after Dr. Clarence Slater who is a professor and founding chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering. Slater started at the University in 1995. “I am so proud of Casey,” said head field hockey coach Michelle Andre. “The way she has been able to balance her academics and her athletic commitment has been astounding. She is a role model... Read more →


Athlete Mariah Graves Makes Impact On and Off the Field

WINCHESTER, VA (05/12/2020)-- Shenandoah University placed first among 20 participating NCAA DIII schools in the 2019-2020 community service end-of-year Helper Helper rankings. Helper Helper is a web-based app that tracks and coordinates community service events. The app is used at more than 200 NCAA institutions. From July 1, 2019 to May 7, 2020, approximately 600 Shenandoah athletes from its 22 sports teams totalled 6,310 hours of community service with an economic impact of $160,463. Mariah Graves, of Glassboro, NJ (08028) was an athlete on one... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from Cedarville University

CEDARVILLE, OH (05/04/2020)-- Cedarville University celebrated 2020 graduates on Saturday, May 2 with an online Class of 2020 Senior Celebration. This celebration will not replace commencement, which will be held Homecoming Weekend on October 2-3, with full regalia. Christopher Ammerman from Clementon,NJ, Graduates from Cedarville University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management. Zachary Chin from Marlton,NJ, Graduates from Cedarville University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Lauren McCartney from Egg Harbor Twp,NJ, Graduates from Cedarville University with a Bachelor of Arts... Read more →


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Elizabeth Schurr of Mount Laurel Inducted into Counseling Honor Society at Scranton SCRANTON, PA (05/07/2020)-- Elizabeth Schurr of Mount Laurel was among the 26 University of Scranton students inducted into Chi Delta Rho, the University's chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society for counseling. The international honor society was established in 1985 to recognize outstanding achievement and service within the profession of counseling. The University's chapter of the honor society was established in 1994. Schurr is a graduate student at the Jesuit university.... Read more →


New Jersey students earn end-of-year honors at Drew University

MADISON, NJ (05/04/2020)-- As part of Drew University's 2019-20 end-of-year honors, the following local students earned awards: Thomas Potts of Cherry Hill wins Award in Science. Thomas received the award given to the student who not only displays exceptional talent in the classroom and research lab but also demonstrates exceptional promise as future scientists, researchers, doctors, health care professionals and educators. Kayla Rockhill of Waterford Works wins Award in Science. Kayla received the award given to the student who not only displays exceptional talent in... Read more →


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Susan Saridakis Wins 2020 Drew Theological School Award MADISON, NJ (05/2020)-- As part of Drew University's 2019-20 end-of-year honors, Susan Saridakis from Woodbury was awarded the Mead Hall Study Circle Prize. The award is given annually to the student who achieved the best academic record in her first year of study. In lieu of a traditional series of on-campus awards ceremonies, Drew is celebrating student achievement with social media shoutouts, internal campus communications, and a spot on the university's virtual commencement website dedicated to award... Read more →


NJ Residents Graduate from Kutztown Univ.

Celebrating the Kutztown University Class of 2020 KUTZTOWN, PA (05/06/2020)-- Nearly 1,300 Kutztown University students have been approved to receive their diplomas following the conclusion of the 2020 spring semester this Friday. While KU will not hold its traditional spring commencement, originally scheduled for May 8-9, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a formal on-campus commencement ceremony will be held at a later date. Nearly 1,100 students are slated to receive their bachelor's degrees, while 177 students will receive their graduate degrees, including 11 doctorate degrees.... Read more →


University of Mississippi Celebrates Class of 2020; NJ Residents Among the Graduates

OXFORD, MISS. (05/04/2020)-- The University of Mississippi will celebrate more than 5,400 candidates for graduation in the Class of 2020 during a live, virtual celebratory event on May 9, 2020. The following local students are candidates for graduation: Camille Rose Groody, of Moorestown, NJ, is a candidate for a Master of Accountancy degree. Groody is a Accountancy major in the Graduate School. Tyler W Festa, of Northfield, NJ, is a candidate for a Bachelor of Multi-Disciplinary Studies degree. Festa is a Multi-Disciplinary Studies major in... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Marissa Del Tufo of Hammonton

Marissa Del Tufo of Hammonton Inducted into Phi Alpha Epsilon ANNVILLE, PA (04/30/2020)-- Marissa Del Tufo of Hammonton, N.J., was inducted into Phi Alpha Epsilon, the College's honor society celebrating academic achievement and volunteer service. Del Tufo, a graduate of Hammonton High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science and doctor of physical therapy in exercise science and physical therapy. To be eligible for this award, students must achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.6, complete at least 24 credits of Constellation LVC... Read more →


CNBNews Spotlight on NJ College Students: Kasey Mitchell, of Shamong

A Fantastical Lesson in Leadership: Muhlenberg College Student Kasey Mitchell of Shamong Learns About Disney Magic ALLENTOWN, PA-- A trip to Disney should be fun. But for a group of Muhlenberg students in January, the trip also helped explore the many ways that Walt Disney World staff create a culture of leadership. Over the recent winter break, 16 Muhlenberg students, including Kasey Mitchell of Shamong (08088), joined staff from the Division of Student Affairs on a trip to Orlando, Florida, to learn about Disney magic.... Read more →


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

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/30/2020)-- 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. John Lorusso of Moorestown (08057) at The College of New Jersey Jami Levinson of Voorhees (08043) at The College of New Jersey Marlee Franden of Voorhees (08043) at Kean University Nicole Duncan of Woodbury (08096) at Kean University Alexa Herskowitz of Cherry Hill (08003) at University of Wisconsin-Madison Ada Wofford of Glassboro (08028) at... Read more →


Rutgers University to Host Virtual Commencement Celebration May 31

Graduates, their families and alums from around the world are invited Rutgers University will stream a virtual celebration of its 2020 graduates on May 31 to honor their academic achievements completed during a pandemic that required remote instruction through the final weeks of the spring semester. President Robert Barchi will preside over and confer degrees during Rutgers University’s 254th Anniversary Commencement celebration, which will feature award-winning NBC News anchor Lester Holt delivering an address to the graduates from his home studio. Holt also will receive... Read more →


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McDaniel College Student Grayson Myers of Medford Selected to Present at Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Conference WESTMINSTER, MD -- McDaniel College student Grayson Myers of Medford (08055) was among six McDaniel students selected to present at the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Conference. [Note: The conference was supposed to take place March 28 at Washington College in Chestertown, Md., but was canceled due to COVID-19.] Myers's research paper was entitled "From Warriors to Witnesses: UNPROFOR, ICTY, and the Pursuit of Justice in... Read more →


Colgate University Fall 2019 Dean's Award with Distinction Includes Students from NJ

HAMILTON, NY (04/21/2020)-- 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 2019 semester earn the Dean's Award with Distinction. Adam Zaharoni of Cinnaminson, NJ (08077), is a graduate of Pennsbury High School. Jordyn Gross of Burlington, NJ (08016), is a graduate of Burlington Township High Sch. Timothy Mallgrave of Haddon Township, NJ (08108), is a graduate of Haddon Township High School. Colgate is a leading American university... Read more →


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

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/21/2020)-- 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. Kelli Hodnett of Burlington (08016) at The College of New Jersey Rumzy Khalil of Burlington (08016) at The College of New Jersey Christopher Snyder of Haddon Heights (08035) at The College of New Jersey Evan Snyder of Hainesport (08036) at The College of New Jersey Stacie Evans of Medford (08055) at The College of... Read more →


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Senior Celebration Series: Kassie Kromish, of Marlton

TROY, NY (04/21/2020)-- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Kassie Kromish of Marlton NJ, and Cherokee High School is among those being profiled in their final semester in Troy. While at Rensselaer: Two-year cross country captain ... Ran career-best in 5K (19:43.1 at Louisville Classic) and 6K (24:03.4 at Connecticut College) as senior ... Captain in track & field ... Captain ... Ran mile 3000 and 5000 ... college-bests in each in mile (5:51.98 at Utica), 3000 meters (11:01.74 at Utica) and 5000 (18:50.20 at Liberty... Read more →


Colgate University Students from NJ Receive Dean Award for Academic Excellence

Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. (Photo by Mark DiOrio) HAMILTON, NY (04/20/2020)-- Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.3 or higher while completing at least three courses for a conventional letter grade earn the fall 2019 Dean's Award for Academic Excellence. Skylar Bradley, a graduate of The Lawrenceville School, is from Wall Township, NJ, (07719) Kelly Glenn, a graduate of Mainland Regional High School, is from Linwood, NJ, (08221) Megan Maloney, a graduate of Cumberland Regional High Sch, is from Bridgeton, NJ,... Read more →


Worcester Polytechnic Institute Students Work Together to Fight Pandemic

By Lisa Eckelbecker When the Pandemic Upended Global Travel, IQP Students Canceled Trips and Pivoted to Remote Teamwork WORCESTER, MA (04/17/2020) --Emilia Perez of Mays Landing, N. J., considers herself a positive person, but when the WPI junior learned in March that her long-anticipated spring trip to India for an Interactive Qualifying Project (IQP) had been cancelled along with all university travel because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she felt a Emilia Perez of Mays Landing, N. J loss. "India is just so wildly different from... Read more →


NJ Students Named to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA (04/15/2020)-- 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. Jamie Caudill of Voorhees (08043) at Austin Peay State University Jeremy Davis of Camden (08103) at Florida Institute of Technology Alyssa Nazarok of Northfield (08225) at Shepherd 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... Read more →