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Student News: 7/29/16

 

Achievements

Eastern Student Connor Dunleavy Of Orange Completes Global Field Course To Iceland

Willimantic, CT—In May, a number of students accompanied three faculty members from the Department of Environmental Earth Sciences (EES) to Iceland to study geology. This was the department’s first trip to Iceland and marked a new chapter in its efforts to expand and diversify experiential learning opportunities for EES majors. Connor Dunleavy ‘17 of Orange was among these students. Dunleavy’s major is Environmental Earth Science.

The group visited the Reykjanes Peninsula and soaked in the famous Blue Lagoon spa. Each day the group was treated to Iceland’s gorgeous natural scenery, volcanoes of every size and type, incredibly raw tectonic landscapes, vast icecaps, glaciers and thunderous waterfalls. They also took time to experience Iceland’s modern society, which has managed to develop an thriving sustainable lifestyle in one of Earth’s harshest environments.

Western New England University Congratulates Jacob Lyngdal For Presenting At The Western New England University 2016 Emerging Engineers Expo

Springfield, MA—Jacob C. Lyngdal of Orange, is among more than 175 students who presented their Freshman Innovation Project at the Western New England University College of Engineering’s 2016 Emerging Expo held on the University campus. Lyngdal’s project was entitled “The Light-Cycle”. Dr. Behzad Behnia, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was the Faculty Advisor for this project.

Freshman Product Innovation projects allow students to gain experience and knowledge at an early stage of their education with innovation and design of a new product. It helps students to better understand what they can expect during the next few years as an Engineering student at Western New England University and gives them a chance to showcase their talents at the very beginning of their educational journey. Showcasing their work alongside the Senior Design projects gives first year students something to aspire to and allows them to gain invaluable knowledge from their peers.

U.S. News and World Report has named Western New England University to its “Best in Undergraduate Engineering” list, a category encompassing college and university engineering programs nationwide that focus primarily on undergraduate education.

Dean’s/Honors List

Adelphia University Announces Dean’s List

Dan Brennan of Orange has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2016 Spring Semester.

Brandeis University Names Orange Resident To Dean’s List

Waltham, Mass.—Rachel Marcus of Orange, CT was named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. The Dean’s List is an academic honor awarded to students who achieved a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale, completed a minimum of three courses for a letter grade and received a grade of C or higher in all courses. Ms. Marcus is a Freshman majoring in Psychology. She is the daughter of Brad and Paulette Marcus and a 2015 graduate of Amity Regional High School.

Endicott Announces Dean’s List Students

Beverly, MA – Endicott College is pleased to announce the Dean’s List students for spring, 2016. In order 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. The following Orange students have met those requirements: Nikole Ashley Dixon is the daughter of Peter & Kelli Dixon, a Senior majoring in Nursing and Haley Pierson is the daughter of Vincent Pierson of Guilford, CT and Andrea Fisher of Orange, CT, a Sophomore majoring in Liberal Studies/Education.

Local Students Named To Dean’s And Honors Lists At Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus

Madison, NJ—Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ have been named to the Dean’s and Honors Lists for the Spring 2016 semester. Lauren Ide of Orange, CT, has been named to the Honors List. To qualify for the Honor’s List, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses). Katelyn Ide of Orange, CT, has been named to the Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must carry a 3.2 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses).

Students Named To The Marist College Dean’s List For The Spring 2016 Semester

Poughkeepsie, NY—The following Orange students have been named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester: Amanda D’Astous, Class of 2019 and is majoring in Business Administration; Cristina Disorbo, Class of 2016 and is majoring in Fashion Merchandising; and Allison Germano, Class of 2019 and is majoring in Communication.

Cassandra Madigan Makes Dean’s List At Northeastern University

Cassandra Madigan of Orange, a 2014 graduate of Amity High School, has been named to the Dean’s List at Northeastern University in Boston for her outstanding academic achievement during the Spring Semester of the 2016 academic year. Cassie is a sophomore in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University.

Orange Students Named To The Dean’s List For The Spring Semester At Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Conn. – The following Orange students have been named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2016 semester at Quinnipiac University: Michael Brennan, Samantha Carter, Jessica DeMattia, Collin Fischman, Elizabeth Marino, Connor Sauer and Hayley Spragg. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower can C. Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter grade basis to be eligible. Part-time students must complete at least six credits during a semester.

Rensselaer Students Named To Spring 2016 Dean’s Honor List

Troy, NY—Nearly 2,000 students were named to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Dean’s Honor List for the Spring 2016 semester. The Dean’s Honor List recognizes students who attain a grade point average of 3.50 or better and have no grade below C. Those from Orange are: Daniel Centore studies Computer & Systems Engineering and Kelsey Kish studies Architecture.

Claire Sweeney Earns Dean’s List Honors At Saint Joseph’s University

Philadelphia, PA—Claire Sweeney of Orange, CT earned Dean’s List honors at Saint Joseph’s University for the Spring 2016 semester. Sweeney studies Psychology in the University’s College of Arts & Sciences. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above, a B or greater in all their classes, and complete at least 15 credits to earn dean’s list status for a semester.

Kevin O’Brien Earns Dean’s List Honors At Tufts University

Medford, MA—Tufts University recently announced the dean’s list for the Spring 2016 semester. Among these students is Kevin O’Brien of Orange, CT, class of 2017. Dean’s list honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.

Courtney Brennan Named To The University Of Delaware Dean’s List

Newark, DE—Courtney Brennan of Orange, CT, has been named to University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester. The Dean’s List, an honor conferred at the end of the fall and spring semesters, recognizes outstanding academic performance by undergraduate students. Undergraduate students who have been graded in a minimum of 12 credits counting toward their GPA for the semester and who have earned a minimum 3.33 GPA for a given semester are honored with Dean’s List recognition for that semester.

University of North Carolina Charlotte Announces Dean’s List

Stephanie Gray of Orange has been named to the dean’s list at University of South Carolina for the spring semester of the 2015-2016 academic year. Dean’s list students have achieved a grade point average or higher on a scale of 4.0.

University of South Carolina Columbia Announces Dean’s List

Brianna Gray of Orange has been named to the dean’s list at University of South Carolina for the spring semester of the 2015-2016 academic year. Dean’s list students have achieved a grade point average or higher on a scale of 4.0.

Graduations

Dan Brennan Graduates From Adelphi University

Dan Brennan of Orange has graduated Magna Cum Laude from Adelphi University with a double major in Psychology and English.

Local Students Graduate From Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY—Several local residents were among about 2,100 students who earned their undergraduate, graduate or law degrees from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY during ceremonies on May 15-16, 2016 at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Watch videos or see photos from the various ceremonies at hofstra.edu/commencement. The Orange residents who graduated were: Beth Backer with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; Courtney Keating with a Bachelor of Science in Video/Television; and Alex Palkowski with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing.

Orange Native Caitlyn Strona Graduated From Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY—Caitlyn Strona graduated from Ithaca College’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance with a degree in Occupational Therapy. The degree was awarded in May 2016.

Orange Residents Receive Degrees From Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Conn. – The following Orange students received degrees from Quinnipiac University during a commencement ceremony held in May: Samantha Carter, Bachelor of Science in diagnostic imaging; Michelle DeFrank, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Jessica DeMattia, Bachelor of Science in diagnostic imaging; and Hayley Spragg, Bachelor of Science in health science/occupational therapy.

Inductions

Lauren Ide Inducted Into Phi Omega Epsilon Honor Society At FDU

Madison, NJ—Orange, CT resident, Lauren Ide, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham in Madison, NJ, has been inducted into FDU’s Phi Omega Epsilon honor society for the Spring 2016 semester. Eligibility for membership in the University’s senior honor society is established by completing at least 90 earned credits toward an undergraduate degree with a CGPR of 3.50. Of these 90 credits, the last 58 must have been taken at the University, and a CGPR of 3.20 must have been maintained for all of them. All the preceding requirements must have been fulfilled prior to the accumulation of 112 credits. Transfer students who are unable to fulfill the prerequisite 58-credit requirement will be able to establish eligibility if they have taken at least 32 credits prior to the accumulation of 112 credits and if they have maintained a CGPR of 3.50 during their entire career at Fairleigh Dickinson.

 

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