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Verona Grads Make Fall Dean’s Lists
Bryant University: Brianna DaRin, a freshman in Accounting was named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Bryant University.Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., is a leading private university offering an innovative and uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education. Founded in 1863, Bryant University has approximately 3,500 graduate and undergraduate students from 35 states and 85 countries. Bryant University is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and Barron’s.
Clarkson University: Michael Patrick King, a freshman majoring in mechanical engineering, was named a Presidential Scholar for the fall 2013 semester at Clarkson University. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours. Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues.
Georgia Institute of Technology: Phillip Vetrano made the Dean’s List for fall semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester. Georgia Tech is one of the nation’s leading research universities, providing a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Institute has many nationally recognized programs and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.
Hofstra University: William Schenkel, a senior majoring in Global Studies, has been named to the Fall 2013 Provost’s List, which requires a 4.0 grade point average. Hofstra University is a nationally ranked private university just 25 miles from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. Students can chose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering and applied science, communication, education, health sciences and human services, honors studies, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and one of only two schools chosen to host consecutive presidential debates, Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students known for civic engagement and public service.
Ithaca College: Ithaca College congratulates more than 1,400 students who made the Dean’s list in the fall 2013 semester, including Brian Hardenberg, Theresa Lau and Joel Paisner of Verona. From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study. Located in New York’s Finger Lakes region, the College is home to 6,100 undergraduate and 400 graduate students.
Marist College: Hannah Dayan and Rita McNeil of Verona have been named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester. Marist is an independent comprehensive liberal arts college with an enrollment of 4,700 full-time undergraduate students. Founded in 1929, the College offers 44 major fields of undergraduate study and 12 graduate degree programs. Marist is included in the Princeton Review’s 2013 guide to the top colleges and universities in the U.S., The Best 377 Colleges. Marist is also ranked 10th in the northern United States in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 “Best Colleges” guide and is listed by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance as one of the best values in private colleges and universities.
Messiah College: Michael Hardenberg, a sophomore majoring in music, and Julia Temple, a junior majoring in education dual certification, were named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester at Messiah College. Dean’s list is earned by receiving a 3.6 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale. Messiah College, a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, enrolls over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1909, the primary campus is located in Grantham, Pa., near the state capital of Harrisburg.
Pratt Institute: Ryan Denora was among the more than 1,000 students who made the President’s List in the Fall 2013 semester. Founded in 1887, Pratt Institute is a global leader in higher education dedicated to preparing its 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in art, design, architecture, information and library science, and liberal arts and sciences. Located in a cultural hub with historic campuses in Brooklyn and Manhattan, Pratt is a living lab of craft and creativity with an esteemed faculty of accomplished professionals and scholars who challenge their talented students to transform their passion into meaningful expression.
Quinnipiac University: Sarah Frawley and Alison Perna were named to the the dean’s list at Quinnipiac University for the Fall 2013 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C. Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,400 full-time undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students in 58 undergraduate and more than 20 graduate programs of study in its School of Business and Engineering, School of Communications, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, School of Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences.
Rider University: Molly Cummings, a sophomore communication studies major, Marybeth Grund, a freshman criminal justice major, Daniel Scanlon, a sophomore secondary education major, Erin Smythe, a sophomore elementary education major and Bridget Sullivan, a senior elementary education major, have been placed on the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Rider University, founded in 1865, is a comprehensive, private, coeducational university located in Lawrenceville and Princeton, N.J. With approximately 5,500 students studying at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of business, education, liberal arts and sciences, music, and the fine and performing arts, Rider offers an academic experience with a personal approach that is celebrated for educating talented students for citizenship, life and career success.
Salve Regina University: Shannon Curran, a sophomore majoring in Marketing, and Alyssa Roshong, a senior majoring in Marketing, were named to the Dean’s List during the fall 2013 semester at Salve Regina University. To qualify for the dean’s list, full-time undergraduate students must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.6 with no grade below a “B” in that semester.
The College of New Jersey: Tyler Roeland, a junior Interactive Multimedia major, Noah Herman, a senior Finance major, and Christina Flores, a freshman Health and Exercise Science major have earned the esteemed honor of placement on the Dean’s List at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) for the fall 2013 semester. To achieve this honor, a student must carry 12 or more credits that semester and have a 3.5 grade point average or above.
University of New Hampshire: Danielle Hall earned Highest Honors and Morgan Plessner earned Honors on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance. Highest Honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors.
The University of Rhode Island: John Conboy was among the more than 4,300 undergraduates who qualified for the Fall 2013 Dean’s List. To be included on the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average.The University of Rhode Island’s pioneering research extends the University’s influence well beyond its coastal borders, while its unique interdisciplinary courses provide its 16,637 undergraduate and graduate students with global opportunities in an intimate environment. In May 2013, more than 3,200 undergraduate and about 770 graduate degrees were awarded. The University now has about 115,000 alumni worldwide.
University of Scranton: Nicholas Hennig, a sophomore with a exercise science major, Matthew McManus, a sophomore with a secondary education citizenship and history major, and Kristin Visentin, a freshman with a nursing major have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2013 fall semester. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours to make the Dean’s List. The list includes students from the Jesuit university’s College of Arts and Sciences, the Kania School of Management, the Panuska College of Professional Studies and the College of Graduate and Continuing Education. More than 1,380 students were named to the 2013 fall semester Dean’s List.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Jenna O’Connell, a freshman majoring in chemical engineering, was named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2013 semester. A total of 1,303 undergraduate students achieved the criteria required for WPI’s fall 2013 Dean’s List. The criteria for the WPI Dean’s List differ from that of most other universities as WPI does not compute a grade point average (GPA). Instead, WPI defines the Dean’s List by the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects.
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