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Hartzell named to dean’s list

SUNY Oswego

Katherine C. Hartzell, of Danielsville, a sophomore majoring in theater, earned dean’s list recognition at SUNY Oswego for the fall 2018 semester. Hartzell was among SUNY Oswego students who received a grade-point average of 3.3 to 3.79.

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2019, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2019 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges” and in its national list of “Green Colleges.”

A 158-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its college of liberal arts and sciences, school of business, school of communication, media and the arts and school of education.


Lehigh Carbon Community College has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Students with an academic GPA of at least 3.5 achieve dean’s list status.

Bath: Susan Morrissey, Kimberly Ramos, Kerry Yeletskiy

Catasauqua: Kyrsten Becker, Casey Benner, Miranda Bolton, Breeann Cimerol, Dede Creppy, Adriana DaSilva, Olivia Falko, Jason Hanninen, Bekkah Harakal, Michaela Kincaid, Christian Kingsley, James Kober, Toni Kurczewski, Michael Lienert, Dionis Lora, Tiffany Mason, Tyler Newhart, Maria Pacheco, Krista Pummer, Jennifer Santa, Mahogaly Serraty, Aurielle Wright

Coplay: Jennifer Allem, Megan Baur, Jonae Berrios, Narda Bloch, Lauren Bostick, Jessica Brogan, Carrie Cevicelow, Logan Comstock, Debra DeLong, Stephen Frang, Keanna Horst, Charissa Kent, Derek Kirsopp, Jennifer Kresge, Dakota Little, Mallory Marsilio-Schmoyer, Haley McGuire, Vanittah Mwangi, Anthony Quiteles, Anthony Vassallo II

Danielsville: Travis Verzino

Northampton: Morgan Bear, Christopher Chanitz, Heather Doll, Sandra Gerard-Amazan, Taylor Gollie, Michael Muessig

Whitehall: Rasha Abdouche, Zainab Alhamadani, Luis Arzola, Keisy Batista, Said Baya, Alyssia Besse, Melissa Bowen, Ellen Brady, Sean Brennan, Clayvi Brown, Karianie Cabrera Gonzalez, Kaitlyn Carlin, Melissa Chalas-Lopez, Ryan Christman Sr., Kassidy Cunningham, Courtney Daniels, Jennifer Davis, Julio Diaz, Nicole Fix, Jessica Frank, Elizabeth Fulbright, Shay Gimbel, Youssef Gourrame, Estela Guerrero, Melanie Guilleard, Shaun Haber, Joanna Haddad, Richard Harimenshi, Edward Harrich, Talitha Harry, Jacob Hess, Morgan Hoffman, Arlin Holder, Katherine Holva, Michelle Hutchens-Baratta, Lorignon Juliana, Judith Kimeu, Amanda Krasenics, Victoria Kunkle, Pablo Landivar, Amber Ledford, Kyle Lutz, Hanen Maazoun, Sebastian Manzano, Gilberto Marchese Jr., Sol Melendez, Jessica Mickno, Tiara Middleton, Melinda Millard, Dajanee Miskedini, Rebecca Moody, Christopher Mumford, Ali Murtaza, Joseph Nagle, Tiana Nazario, Katrina Nehmeh, Ashley O’Hara, Robert Owens Jr., Gavin Palmer, Katie Paul, Rosemary Perez, Katelyn Piff, Yolani Pineda, Dajanae Pizarro, Jonathan Potts, Alexander Rich Jr., Mostafa Rmouz, Bryan Rohrbach, Evelyn Rosa, Ousmane Sacko, Igor Santos, Shiloh Schneck, Michele Smith, Alec Sodl, Jessica Squitieri, Brendan Strohl, Sulia Szerencsits, Sarah Teets, Frederid Tirado-Cardona, Marie Toussaint, Truc Tran, Nam Truong, Janet Verga, Mary Viola, Noah Zahradnik, Yara Ziadi, Jessil Zuniga

Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College has announced the students who earned dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. The dean’s list recognizes students who have earned a GPA of 3.65 or higher in the academic semester.

Catasauqua: Tori Lawton

Coplay: Kelly Fenstermaker, Nyla Boulware, Ashley Heller

Northampton: Christine Zweifel, Amanda Millhouse, Sadie Schlichting, Samantha Gestl

Walnutport: Casey Heimbach, Makenzie Kistler, Hope Wolbach, Alexandra Kuchinos, Jessica Evans

Whitehall: Susan Maderic, Joel Jackson, Eden Yandrisovitz, Victoria Levan, Katrina Nehmeh, Ashley Ross, Kayla Bills, Abigail Taschler

Located in Allentown, Cedar Crest College was selected as a “Top Regional College” and a “Best Value” in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings from 2012-19 and a “Best College for Veterans” in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019. In addition, the college was recognized as a 2018-19 College of Distinction, and the School of Adult and Graduate Education was ranked a Top 25 school for nontraditional students by Best College Reviews in 2017. Cedar Crest was ranked by College Choice as the No. 12 best women’s college in 2016. Founded in 1867, Cedar Crest currently enrolls approximately 1,700 students — full time, part time and graduate — in more than 50 fields of study.

Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College is happy to announce Makenzie Kistler, of Walnutport, was inducted into the Delphi Society for the fall 2018 semester in recognition of outstanding academic achievements. Delphi is the college’s honor society for undergraduate students. Students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.8 at the end of their junior year or their senior year are recognized as members.

Widener University Delaware Law School

Widener University Delaware Law School Dean Rodney A. Smolla has announced Kailey Jones, of Walnutport, achieved dean’s list status for the fall 2018 semester. Students named to the list earned a GPA in the top 20 percent of their class and division for the semester.

Widener University is a metropolitan university that connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention, applied leadership and experiential learning are key components of the Widener experience. Delaware Law School is the first state’s only law school, providing juris doctor, legal graduate and paralegal degree programs with an emphasis on developing legal professionals who reflect the Delaware way and its traditions of civility, integrity and mutual respect.

Widener University

Widener University is pleased to announce the students named to fall 2018 dean’s list. The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who earned a GPA of 3.5 and above for the semester.

Bath: Ashley Moore

Coplay: Zachary Billie

Northampton: Madison Cobb, Megan Walter

Walnutport: Francesca Boschi

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

Norwich University

Students earned dean’s list recognition at Norwich University for the fall 2018 semester.

Catasauqua: Satchel Orion Stauffer

Coplay: Douglas Lloyd, Nathan Keith Christman, Malcolm Norman Christman

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States. Norwich is one of our nation’s six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).


Students were named to the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall 2018 semester. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for dean’s list if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.4, they do not have any grades of Incomplete, D or F and have registered for and completed at least 12 credit hours.

Bath: Austin Frey is in the mechanical engineering technology program.

Coplay: Jacob Anchorstar is in the mechanical engineering program.

Whitehall: Emily Lazarus is in the biomedical engineering program.

Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls about 19,000 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the United States. The university is internationally recognized and ranked for academic leadership in business, computing, engineering, imaging science, liberal arts, sustainability and fine and applied arts. RIT also offers unparalleled support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The cooperative education program is one of the oldest and largest in the nation. Global partnerships include campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai and Kosovo.

Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania awarded over 400 graduate and undergraduate degrees at its fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 14-15, 2018.

Danielsville: Brandon Devitt, Bachelor of Science in business administration-marketing

Northampton: Connor Keck, Bachelor of Science in digital forensics; Nathaniel Treichler, Bachelor of Science in business administration-management

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,900 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of education, business, liberal arts and science and technology.

Delaware Valley University

Dr. Benjamin Rusiloski, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Delaware Valley University, announced the following students are among the university’s list of December 2018 graduates.

Danielsville: Alexandra Mindler, Doctor of Education in educational leadership

Northampton: Staci Wolfe, Master of Science in educational leadership

Delaware Valley University is an independent, comprehensive university with more than 1,000 acres in Bucks and Montgomery counties. Founded in 1896, DelVal emphasizes experiential and interdisciplinary learning and provides small class sizes where students learn on a first-name basis. Through the innovative Experience360 Program, all DelVal students gain real-world experience in their fields. Located in Doylestown, DelVal combines the comfort of small-town living with the excitement of big-city access. DelVal offers more than 25 undergraduate majors in the sciences, humanities and business, more than five master’s programs, a doctor of education and a variety of adult education courses.

University of Findlay

Kenley Rogers, of Bath, was named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at the University of Findlay. To earn this achievement, a student must attain a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Located in Findlay, Ohio, the University of Findlay is known not only for science, health professions, animal science and equestrian studies programs, but also for cultivating the next generation of business leaders, educators and innovative thinkers through a dedication to experiential learning, both in and outside of the classroom. Established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God, General Counsel and the City of Findlay, the University of Findlay has nearly 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 11 master’s degrees and four doctoral degrees. More than 3,800 students are enrolled at Findlay, and the university is nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review.

University of the Sciences

The following students have been named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a “C” and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken in the fall of 2018.

Northampton: Mikyla Kutish, Doctor of Physical Therapy student

Whitehall: Kyleigh Hricak, psychology student; Emily Brand, Doctor of Pharmacy student

University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the health care and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus. Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences and health care business and policy fields.

Boston University

Brandy N. Moser, of Northampton, has recently been named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the fall 2018 semester. Each school and college at BU has its own criterion for dean’s list, but students generally must attain a 3.5 GPA or be in the top 30 percent of their class, as well as having a full course load as a full-time student.

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. Consisting of 16 schools and colleges, BU offers students more than 250 programs of study in science and engineering, social science and humanities, health science, the arts and other professional disciplines, along with a number of multidisciplinary centers and institutes integral to the university’s research and teaching mission. With more than 33,000 students, BU is the fourth-largest private university in the country and a member of the American Association of Universities, a nonprofit association of 62 of North America’s leading research-intensive institutions.


Lehigh Carbon Community College President Ann D. Bieber announced the December 2018 graduates. Students with cum laude honors earned a GPA of 3.5-3.75; students with magna cum laude earned a GPA of 3.75-3.95; and students with summa cum laude honors earned a GPA of 3.95-4.0.

Bath: Susan Morrissey, magna cum laude

Catasauqua: Amy Gannon, Devin Greene, Andrea Hariegle, Brian Nattress

Coplay: Narda Bloch, Sabrina Bourizk, James Childs, Keanna Horst, Stanley Rollerson Jr., Sydney Stein

Northampton: Tyler Kronstadt

Whitehall: Ryan Christman Sr., magna cum laude; Katherine Holva; Beth Hudson, summa cum laude; Zachary Hunsicker, Gavin Palmer, cum laude; Sanae Rhazali, Igor Santos, magna cum laude; Shiloh Schneck, Rachel Sudak, Sulia Szerencsits, Melissa Transue, James Voutsinas

Alvernia University

The following students have been named to Alvernia University’s dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credits.

Bath: Aniela Verbin, a freshman undecided major

Danielsville: Morgan Mondschein, a sophomore nursing major

Northampton: McKayla Strohl, a freshman athletic training major

Whitehall: Andrea Potylycki, a sophomore math major and a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School

Alvernia University is a thriving comprehensive university that empowers students to become ethical leaders with moral courage, while providing an intellectually challenging environment with real-world learning experiences. The university is located in historic Berks County.