Student Success: Brookline Students Named to Dean's Lists – July 1
A selection of Brookline students named to the dean's lists and honor rolls and notable contributions at their schools around the country.
Brookline High graduate for class of 2011, Bianca F. Sena made the Dean's List at UMass Amherst. She is studying to earn a BA Political Science, and made it for the last two semesters. Dean's List means her cumulative GPA is 3.7 or higher.
The information above provided by Sena's family. The following press releases are via the readMedia Newswire, sent in the last week.
George Coggeshall of Brookline Awarded Degree at Sacred Heart University
George Coggeshall of Brookline was awarded the degree of Doctor Physical Therapy Bridge Program, at Sacred Heart University's Annual Commencement on May 12th and 13th. Approximately 1,600 graduates received degrees from Sacred Heart University this year.
About Sacred Heart University
Sacred Heart University, the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. More than 6,000 students attend the University's four colleges: Arts & Sciences; Education & Health Professions; University College; and the AACSB-accredited John F. (Jack) Welch College of Business. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its guides "Best 373 Colleges: 2011," "Best in the Northeast" and "Best 300 Business Schools: 2011." U.S. News & World Report ranks SHU among the best master's universities in the North in its annual "America's Best Colleges" publication. As one of just 23 institutions nationally, SHU is a member of the Association of American Colleges & Universities' (AAC&U) Core Commitments Leadership Consortium, in recognition of its core, "The Human Journey." SHU fields 31 division I athletic teams, and has an award-winning program of community service.www.sacredheart.edu
Local Residents Graduated from Ithaca College
Please note: This corrects a previously sent news release
The following local residents were among 1086 students from Ithaca College who received degrees during the College's commencement ceremony held in May 2012.
- Owen Miller, a resident of Brookline, received a degree from Ithaca College's School of Business with a major in Business Administration.
- Paul Upham, a resident of Brookline, received a degree from Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences with a major in Exploratory.
Coeducational and nonsectarian, Ithaca College is a nationally recognized independent college of some 6,300 undergraduates and 400 graduate students. Located in Ithaca, New York, the college offers more than 100 degree programs through the Schools of Business, Communications, Health Sciences and Human Performance, Humanities and Sciences, and Music as well as the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies and Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies.
Local Students Graduate from the University of Hartford
The following local students graduted from the University of Hartford on Saturday, May 19, and Sunday, May 20:
- Zachary Louison of Brookline, Mass. graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in politics and government.
- Samantha Gordon of Chestnut Hill, Mass. graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history.
Chartered in 1957 with the mission to be a "private university with a public purpose," the University of Hartford offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in the arts, the humanities, business, engineering and technology, education, and the health professions. The University's student body of 7,000 represents 45 states and 58 countries. For more information, visit www.hartford.edu.
Abigail Winiker Makes the Spring 2012 Dean's List at Wake Forest University
Abigail Winiker a resident of Chestnut Hill, MA was among over 1900 students from Wake Forest University who made the Spring 2012 Dean's List.
About Wake Forest University:
Wake Forest University combines the best traditions of a small liberal arts college with the resources of a large research university. Founded in 1834, the school is located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The University's graduate school of arts and sciences, divinity school, and nationally ranked schools of law, medicine and business enrich our intellectual environment. Learn more about Wake Forest University at www.wfu.edu.
Local Students Graduate from The Loomis Chaffee School
The following students were among the 218 graduates from the Loomis Chaffee Class of 2012. The school's 96th Commencement Ceremony was held on June 8. More than 1,200 attendees tuned in to Commencement speaker and businessman William Bissell, Loomis Class of 1984, managing director of one of India's most successful retail companies Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd. Bissell is the co-founder of The Fabindia School, which strives to "emulate Loomis' commitment to encourage students to be true to their own best selves." Bissell asked the graduates to lead the vanguard in reimagining a new approach to life, business, and social interactions.
- John Drew of Chestnut Hill, received Mathematics Department Honors and was a member of the Boys Varsity Football, Boys Varsity Lacrosse, and AP Weightlifting teams. He was also a member of the PRISM club. He will matriculate at Amherst College.
- Jeesue Lee of Brookline, was inducted into the Cum Laude Society and was a staff member of the student newspaper, the Log. She was a part of Dance Company and Dance Revue, and played the Gym Teacher/Tammy and Ensemble in "Hairspray." She will matriculate at Wesleyan University.
Located in Windsor, Connecticut, The Loomis Chaffee School is a co-educational boarding and day school of 680 students from 28 states and 35 countries. The Loomis Chaffee School was chartered in 1874 by five siblings who had lost all their children and selflessly determined to found a school as a gift to the children of others. Since it opened its doors in 1914, the school has offered educational opportunities for boys and girls regardless of religious or political beliefs, national origin or financial resources. Academically vigorous, the school promotes active learning and close faculty-student bonds within a respectful and civil community.
Local Students Named to Spring Honor Roll at Loomis Chaffee School
The following area students recently achieved high honors or honors for the Spring Term at The Loomis Chaffee School:
- Jeesue Lee a senior from Brookline achieved High Honor Roll.
- John Drew a senior from Chestnut Hill achieved Honor Roll.
Located in Windsor, Connecticut, The Loomis Chaffee School was chartered in 1874. A boarding and day school of 670 students from 28 U.S. states and 35 countries, the school includes boys and girls from grades 9 through 12 and post-graduate. Since its inception, Loomis Chaffee has offered educational opportunity regardless of religious or political beliefs, national origin or financial resources. Academically challenging, the school promotes energetic learning and close faculty-student bonds within a respectful and civil community.
Area Residents Graduate from Colby College
Area residents were among 465 seniors who graduated from Colby College May 20, receiving a bachelor of arts degree at the outdoor commencement in Waterville, Maine.
As commencement speaker, former British prime minister Tony Blair urged members of the Class of 2012 to continue learning with humility, to maintain an open mind, and to serve others. "Never stop learning. Carry on. And have the humility always to know that you can learn more," he said.
"Successful people are not defined by a restless search for fame and fortune but by an insatiable desire to be better and an infinite curiosity as to how. They're perpetual voyagers on the journey of self-improvement."
- Colby President William D. Adams handed a diploma to each of the graduates. For digital images of graduates, please e-mail email@example.com.
- Nicholas P. Hunnewell of Chestnut Hill, the son of Ogden and Nina Hunnewell of Chestnut Hill, Mass., majored in economics and is a graduate of Milton Academy.
- Marissa J. Simmons of Chestnut Hill, the daughter of Robert and Diane Simmons of Chestnut Hill, Mass., majored in history and is a graduate of Milton Academy.
Founded in 1813, Colby College is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the nation. Colby provides a rigorous academic program that fosters transformational relationships between students and faculty. Graduates emerge as committed leaders ready to make an impact on their world. Colby is committed to making the full experience accessible to all qualified students, regardless of their ability to pay. The college enrolls 1,825 students.
University of New Hampshire's Dean's List for the Spring Semester of the 2011-2012 Academic Year
The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year.
- Andrew DaSilva of Brookline earned Honors
- David Jonas of Brookline earned High Honors
- Anna Adams of Brookline earned Highest Honors
- Max Lappin of Chestnut Hill earned Honors
- Shira Warren of Chestnut Hill earned Highest Honors
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 3.7 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.5 to 3.69 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.2 through 3.49 are awarded honors.
Area Students Graduate from Lawrence University
The following areal students received bachelor degrees June 10 from Lawrence University at its 163rd commencement ceremony.
- Cat Way, daughter of Elizabeth Larkin, Brookline, and David Way, Tyngsboro, earned a bachelor of arts degree in English and psychology. Way is a 2004 graduate of Brookline High School.
- Mara Kunin, daughter of James Kunin and Susan Guzmich, Brookline, earned a bachelor of arts degree cum laude in government and history. Kunin is a 2008 graduate of Brookline High School.
About Lawrence University
Founded in 1847, Lawrence University uniquely integrates a college of liberal arts and sciences with a world-class conservatory of music, both devoted exclusively to undergraduate education. Ranked among America's best colleges by Forbes, it was selected for inclusion in the book "Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About College." Individualized learning, the development of multiple interests and community engagement are central to the Lawrence experience. Lawrence draws its 1,445 students from 44 states and 35 countries. Follow Lawrence on Facebook.
Trevor Sybertz Earns Spring 2012 Dean's List Honors at Roger Williams University
Trevor Sybertz, a resident of Chestnut Hill, MA, has been named to the Spring 2012 Dean's List at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. Trevor is a Finance major. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a GPA of 3.4 or higher are placed on the Dean's List that semester.
About Roger Williams University: Roger Williams University located in Bristol, R.I. is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens. With 42 academic majors, an array of co-curricular activities and study abroad opportunities on six continents, RWU is an open community dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values and providing a world-class education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation's greenest universities by The Princeton Review.
Local Students Make Dean's List at the University of Delaware
Several students from our area have been named to the University of Delaware's Dean's List for Spring 2012.
These students include:
To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester.
The University of Delaware, founded in 1743, is one of the most popular universities in the U.S. Our student body encompasses nearly 17,000 undergraduates, 3,700 graduate students and 850 students in professional and continuing studies from across the country and around the globe.
The following press release comes from MassBay College:
Local Residents Honored at MassBay's 50TH College Commencement
The following local residents were honored at Massachusetts Bay Community College’s 50th annual commencement ceremonies held at the Wellesley Hills campus.
Residents awarded Associates Degrees and Certificates included:
- Ardit Kacani, Associate in Science, Life Sciences
- Kim Thu Nguyen, Certificate, Interior Design
- Julitza Rivera, Certificate, Management
- Ricky W. Tracy, Certificate, Medical Coding
- Taeho Yoon, Associate in Science, General Studies
- Sai-Wai Yuen, Associate in Science, Computer Science - Computer Information Systems
MassBay awards associate degrees and certificates in over 60 academic programs in a wide range of career-driven subjects ranging from accounting and automotive technology to forensic DNA science and early childhood education. The College’s facilities in Wellesley Hills, Framingham and Ashland house day, evening and weekend classes that meet the needs of degree-seeking students and career minded life-long learners. Online options provide convenience and allow faculty to facilitate the learning process. Since its founding in 1961, MassBay has been accredited by several governing bodies and strives to meet the needs of the diverse local communities it serves.