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Swanson on list at Northeastern

BOSTON — Karl Swanson of Queensbury, a computer engineering major at Northeastern University in Boston, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. The Dean’s list is perhaps the most significant way for the University to honor its students who have excelled academically during a given term.

Endicott sets its fall Dean’s List

BEVERLY, Mass. — Endicott College announced the Dean’s List students for the fall 2017 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must obtain a minimum grade point average of 3.5, receive no grade below a “C,” have no withdrawal grades and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits for the semester. Local students include:

  • Claire Carpenter of Fort Edward, a sophomore majoring in liberal studies/education, daughter of Scott Carpenter and Julianne Carpenter;
  • Emily Sharpe of Fort Edward, a senior majoring in biology and biotechnology, daughter of Thomas Sharpe and Carrie Sharpe;
  • Alexis Metivier of Queensbury, a freshman majoring in entrepreneurship, daughter of Anthony Metivier and Jamie Metivier; and
  • Lauren Yakush of South Glens Falls, a senior majoring in nursing, daughter of Michael Yakush and Christine Yakush.

Cortland sets fall Dean’s List

CORTLAND — SUNY Cortland has named students to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 academic semester. Local students include:

  • Joelle Hartshorne of Gansevoort, a speech and hearing sciences major;
  • Callie Kader of Lake Luzerne, an exercise science major;
  • Jaynie Ellis of Lake Luzerne, a communications major;
  • Adam Troelstra of Queensbury, a sport management major; and
  • Felicia Buser of South Glens Falls, a biomedical major.

Troelstra and Kader were also named to the President’s List. To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must be full-time and have earned at least an A- in all courses.

Nicolls is named College Scholar

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Eugene J. Nicolls of Hudson Falls, son of Pattye Nicolls, was named a College Scholar during the fall 2017 term at Middlebury College.

To be named College Scholar is the highest recognition for academic achievement at the liberal arts institution in Vermont. A College Scholar at Middlebury must carry a full course load of four or more classes during the semester, achieve a grade point average of 3.6 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher, with no grade lower than a B-. Nicolls is a Russian major.

Students serve as peer leaders

ALBANY — World Representatives are students who were selected in fall 2017 to serve as peer leaders in the University at Albany’s Living-Learning Communities. These students were identified and nominated by their L-LC faculty mentors and upperclassmen for having demonstrated leadership within their communities.

World Representatives serve on an advisory board to Student Engagement throughout the academic year, communicate feedback from their peers to Student Engagement to improve the L-LCs, and help plan and facilitate social activities for L-LC students.

Student Engagement, housed in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, selected 47 freshman World Ambassadors for the 2017-18 year. Local students include:

  • Noah Armitage of Whitehall; and
  • Morghan Fisk of Gansevoort.

Shapiro is on Merrimack list

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Olivia Shapiro of Gansevoort was named to the Merrimack College Dean’s List for fall 2017. Students earn the right to be named to the Dean’s List by earning a minimum 3.25 grade point average based on a 4.0 grade point average grading system. Students must complete at least 12 credit hours in a given semester, not on a pass/fail basis, to be eligible.

SUNY New Paltz sets Dean’s List

NEW PALTZ — SUNY New Paltz announced its Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester, a recognition for students who excel academically and earn at least a 3.3 grade point average in a semester with a full-time course load. Local students include:

  • Kaitlyn Burch of Glens Falls;
  • Jacqueline Burnham of Greenfield Center;
  • Sara Chirgwin of Queensbury;
  • Colin Duell of Glens Falls;
  • Jenna Hall of Glens Falls;
  • Emma Heller of Greenfield Center;
  • Gabriella Kuba of Hudson Falls;
  • Tyler Monroe of Wilton;
  • Jared Nagler of Greenfield Center;
  • Clare O’Brien of Queensbury;
  • Patrick Resse of Queensbury;
  • Meagen Stone of Glens Falls; and
  • Kailey Strafford of Queensbury.

Cedarville sets fall Dean’s List

CEDARVILLE, Ohio — Students have been named to the Cedarville University Dean’s List for fall 2017. This recognition requires the student to have a 3.5 grade point average or higher for the semester and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours. Local students include:

  • Gabriel Sallstrom of Lake George;
  • Michael Williamson of Pottersville;
  • Benjamin Fink of Pottersville;
  • Morgan Yarosh of Pottersville;
  • Danae Dray of Pottersville; and
  • Taryn Williamson of Pottersville.

Students make list at Le Moyne

SYRACUSE — Students have made the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester at Le Moyne College. To make the list, students must achieve a grade point average of a 3.5 or above. Local students include:

  • Daniel Bonsangue of Gansevoort, a political science major;
  • Victoria Breslin of Gansevoort, a sociology major;
  • Evan Conlin of Queensbury, a finance and business analytics major;
  • Jessica Kelleher of Schuylerville, a communications and English major;
  • Caroline Kelly of Gansevoort, a biology major;
  • Gregory Kelly of Gansevoort, an information systems and business analytics major;
  • Shannon Linehan of South Glens Falls, a criminology major;
  • Mary Rogan of Gansevoort, a psychology major;
  • Jillian Roop of Whitehall, an accounting major; and
  • Lindsey Wright of Queensbury, a nursing major.

Carrera attends leadership event

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southern Vermont College student Kelsey Carrera of Queensbury attended the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ 23rd Annual Student Leadership Conference. This conference gives students the opportunity to examine the topic of leadership and build personal leadership skills through its annual conference. During previous conferences, students have had the opportunity to learn from one another about leadership as well as gain some practical skills that can be put to use immediately. Students attending this conference challenged each other to expand their thinking, investigate the diversity of leadership among them and set high standards for leadership on their campus.

This year’s conference theme was “The Magic of Leadership.” The hope was to inspire students to think about the hard work and dedication that each person must endure to make it to their leadership potential. The committee selected the theme to encourage students to examine leadership opportunities on their own campuses and discover new ways to implement what they have learned. Experienced and new leaders assess their needs and focus on challenges while opening up a world of options from which to strengthen their own abilities.

Peregrim earns a degree in art

WEST HAVEN, Conn. — Meko Peregrim of Greenwich received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Haven at commencement ceremonies in December at the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut. Peregrim majored in art in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Students make Niagara U list

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY — Niagara University has named students to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must be registered for 12 credit-bearing hours and earn a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Local students include:

  • Nathan R. Watkins of Corinth;
  • Kelsey Elizabeth Moulton of Lake Luzerne; and
  • Julia Lynn Freemire of Middle Grove.

Haas is named to Loyola list

BALTIMORE, Md. — Emily Haas of Glens Falls has been named to the fall 2017 Dean’s List at Loyola University Maryland.

In order to qualify for the Dean’s List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that in the term they have successfully completed courses totaling a minimum of 15 credits.

Brown honored for achievement

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Emily Brown of Middle Grove has been placed on the Deans’ Commendation List for outstanding academic achievement in the fall 2017 semester.

Gettysburg College students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester’s work are placed on the College’s Deans’ Commendation List.

Kilcullen is on Gettysburg list

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Emily Kilcullen of Brant Lake has been placed on the Dean’s Honor List at Gettysburg College.

Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or above were recently placed on the Dean’s Honor List.

Purchase sets fall Dean’s List

PURCHASE — Purchase College announced that more than 1,200 students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester. Students who have earned this academic honor have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and taken a minimum of 12 credits. Local students include:

  • Leah Ashton-Facin of Cambridge, studying media, society and the arts, anthropology;
  • Jack Boggan of Cambridge, studying theater and performance, history;
  • Madeline Cramer of Queensbury, studying visual arts;
  • Susanne Dumas of Whitehall, studying language and culture;
  • Virginia Edinger of Greenwich, studying playwriting and screenwriting, theater and performance;
  • Jaimie Gaskell of Greenwich, studying creative writing;
  • Alexis Kilburn of Queensbury, studying theater and performance;
  • Lily Otto of Gansevoort, studying psychology;
  • Danny Smith of Greenwich, studying sociology;
  • Megan Stacey of Bolton Landing, studying new media, theater and performance; and
  • Taylor Wood of Schuylerville, studying art history.

Students are in biology society

CANTON — Students have been selected for membership into the St. Lawrence University chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national biological honorary society. To be eligible for membership, students must have an overall grade point average of at least 3.25, have completed four biology courses and have earned a 3.5 grade point average in those courses. The biology major is one of the most popular programs at St. Lawrence. Local students include:

  • Hannah S. Jones of Hampton, a member of the Class of 2019, majoring in biology. Jones attended Granville Junior Senior High School;
  • Hunter T. Scott of Queensbury, a member of the Class of 2019, majoring in neuroscience. Scott attended Queensbury High School; and
  • Isabella S. Winston of Queensbury, a member of the Class of 2019, majoring in biology. Winston attended Glens Falls High School.

Resse is a grad of NH university

DURHAM, N.H. — Bridget Resse of Queensbury graduated from the University of New Hampshire in December 2017. Students can only graduate after the Registrar’s Office has certified that all degree requirements have been successfully completed. Participating in the commencement ceremony is the act of honoring and celebrating academic achievement.

St. Lawrence sets Dean’s List

CANTON — Students have been selected for inclusion on the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the fall 2017 semester at St. Lawrence University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least four courses and have an academic average of 3.6 based on a 4.0 scale for the semester. Local students include:

  • Claire S. Albrecht of Greenwich, a member of the Class of 2018, majoring in biology-physics. Albrecht attended Greenwich Central High School;
  • Catherine E. Buck of Argyle, a member of the Class of 2020, majoring in statistics. Buck attended Argyle Central School;
  • Robert G. Davies of South Glens Falls, a member of the Class of 2019, majoring in English. Davies attended South Glens Falls Central High School;
  • Wesley J. Hills of Gansevoort, a member of the Class of 2020. Hills attended South Glens Falls Central High School;
  • Megan R. Kellogg of Queensbury, a member of the Class of 2018, majoring in economics and business in the liberal arts. Kellogg attended Queensbury High School;
  • Hannah M. Kenney of Lake George, a member of the Class of 2021. Kenney attended North Warren Central High School;
  • Amara M. Mitchell of Wevertown, a member of the Class of 2021. Mitchell attended Johnsburg Central School;
  • Alycia M. Nicholson of Corinth, a member of the Class of 2018, majoring in psychology. Nicholson attended Corinth High School; and
  • Hunter T. Scott of Queensbury, a member of the Class of 2019, majoring in neuroscience. Scott attended Queensbury High School.

Nurses blessed at Saint Anselm

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Local students who are studying nursing at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, are concluding their school year following Blessing of the Hands, a college tradition that symbolically and literally pays honor to the hands of nursing students for clinical care, actually touching, administering to and caring for the sick.

A total of 81 students received the Blessing of Hands, marking the beginning of clinical rotations of the Nursing program at Saint Anselm. Local students honored include:

  • Madilyn Jones of Gansevoort; and
  • Bridget Bell of Queensbury.

To be eligible for this honor, a student must be in good academic standing and have completed three semesters of a liberal arts nursing curriculum.

Nurses whose hands were blessed were joined by faculty, family and friends, listening to prayer and reflection.


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