The following press releases are via the readMedia Newswire, sent in the last two weeks.
Local Residents Earn Places on Dean's List at Berklee College of Music
The Berklee curriculum focuses on practical career preparation for today's music industry. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a full-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.4 or above; a part-time student must achieve a grade point average of 3.6 or above.
Berklee College of Music announces that the following local students have earned placement on the Dean's List for the summer semester of the 2012 academic year:
Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music was through the study and practice of contemporary music. For over half a century, the college has evolved constantly to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business. With over a dozen performance and nonperformance majors, a diverse and talented student body representing over 70 countries, and a music industry "who's who" of alumni, Berklee is the world's premier learning lab for the music of today -- and tomorrow.
Local Residents Graduate From Emory University
The following received a degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., on Aug. 10, 2012.
- Benjamin Argov of Brookline, Mass. (02445), received an Associate in Arts from Oxford College of Emory University.
- Antonia Ciccolo of Brookline, Mass. (02445), received a Master of Business Administration from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University.
Emory University is known for its demanding academics, outstanding undergraduate experience, highly ranked professional schools and state-of-the-art research facilities. Emory encompasses nine academic divisions as well as the Michael C. Carlos Museum, The Carter Center, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Emory Healthcare, Georgia's largest and most comprehensive health care system.
Bowdoin College Honors Top Students
Bowdoin College held its annual Sarah and James Bowdoin Day ceremony Friday, September 28, 2012, to honor those undergraduates who distinguish themselves by excellence in scholarship.
Those students who are designated Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars are in the top (highest GPA) 20 percent of each class for the previous academic year. In addition, those scholars who earned a GPA of 4.0 are designated Sarah and James Bowdoin Book Award winners.
The following Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars are from your area:
- Molly MacVeagh, of Brookline, a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 2015 and earned a Book Award.
- Garrett Casey, of Brookline, a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 2015.
- Andrew Miller-Smith, of Chestnut Hill, a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 2015.
About Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college located in Brunswick, Maine, about 25 miles north of Portland. One of the oldest colleges in the nation, it received its charter in 1794. Bowdoin enrolls approximately 1,750 students from across the country and around the world.
The designation of Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars honors James Bowdoin III and his wife, Sarah. James Bowdoin III was the earliest patron of the College and was instrumental in its founding in 1794. Sarah Bowdoin also gave many gifts to the College, including most of the Bowdoin family portraits in the collection of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.