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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Wilkes U awards degrees

Wilkes University awarded 374 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees at the summer commencement ceremony held on Sept. 8 in the Arnaud C. Marts Sports and Conference Center. Monica Caccese of Collegeville; Justin Flamini of Collegeville; Danielle Ricchini of Schwenksville; Christopher Vilello of Collegeville. Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs.

Zarb School names Dean's Business Scholars

HEMPSTEAD, NY (readMedia)-- More than 35 high-achieving first-year students have been named Dean's Business Scholars by the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University. The program is designed to provide students with special opportunities to engage with faculty and industry executives to help them build their leadership skills. The area students named to the Dean's Business Scholars program are: Sandra Rittenhouse of Collegeville. Allison Beswick of Audubon. Hofstra University is a nationally ranked private university just 25 miles from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention with the resources, technology, and facilities of a large university.

Resident graduates from James Madison

HARRISONBURG, VA readMedia)-- Erin Marie Barnitz of Schwenksville, graduated from James Madison University . Barnitz received a degree in communication studies. James Madison University offers each student a future of significance -- not an education of mere prestige, but an extraordinary education of exceptional scholarship, inventive thinking, unparalleled attention to the world community, a university-wide enthusiasm for teaching, and a commitment to student success.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

MCCC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa chapters

A total of 165 students were inducted into the Montgomery County Community College Alpha Kappa Zeta and Beta Tau Lambda chapters of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, during the fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for PTK membership, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 and must have completed at least 12 credits. The fall 2013 inductees are listed below by area of residence: Abington: John McGrogan; Ambler: Denise Bowen, Abigail Drakely, Andrew Mills, Allyson Super; Audubon: Alexandra Brod; Birdsboro: Kevin West; Blue Bell: Natalie Augustine, Lisa Heverly, Thomas Ruser; Boyertown: Rachel Kovitch; Bryn Mawr: Meilin Zhu; Chalfont: Anna-Larissa Boehm, Derek Borden; Cheltenham: Teka Le; Chester Spring: Shaun McNary; Collegeville: Samuel Ahola, Richard Every II, Dana Hernandez, Sophia Lisowski, Alex Litka, Taulor McGoldrick, Kevin Pierro, Tasha Zahakos; Colmar: Melissa Krissinger Conshohocken: Adam El Maidani, Sara Lester; Douglassville: Richard Wadsworth; East Greenville: Allison Ortlip; Elkins Park: Polly Carr, Nathaniel Stritzinger; Fort Washington: Farida Ferradji, Andrew Kang; Gilbertsville: Joseph Jaworski, Robert Kerekes, Jeremy Lowery, John McDonald, Emily Sites; Gladwyne: Valerie Lee; Glenside: Adam Earley, Andrew Frederick, Phoebe Gavula, Ji Mok Yeom; Green Lane: Katie McGaughey; Harleysville: Madeline Earle, J. Cristina Hall, Victoria Piccone, Tyla Van Tilburg, Taylor Walther; Hatboro: Adam Gaston, John Ilisco Jr., Alexander Knox, Erin Lewis; Hatfield: Hadjer Ahner, Alicia Cahill, Sierra Herb, Ashley Paskill, Anthony Pletscher Jr., John Russell, Pauline Tiblis; Hereford: Renee Woodard; Horsham: Timothy Brown, Kevin Romanoli, Kimberly Rost, Cassandra West; Huntingdon Valley: Kathleen Davies, Theresa Valenz;a Jenkintown: Samuel Juliani; King of Prussia: Lawrence Durland; Lansdale: Nehla Amin, Jeffrey Berest, Lauren Blumberg, Micah Christensen, Kimberly Coffland, Matthew Dillon, Kaitlin Epps, Evelyn Heldon, Patrick Higgins, Jessica Hughes, Anna Javorka, Moon Kim, Kasandra Lambrau, Jennifer Lundy, Nyia McEntyre, Chase Minihan, Maegan Moore, Nicholas Nasobkow, Virginia Ostrowsky, Trevor Peck, Patrick Regan, Lorraine Sacro, Michelle Sikora, Eraj Syed, Nicole Troy, Marja Williams; Limerick: Dana Knab; Maple Glen: Alyssa Beisel; Montgomeryville: Jamar Martin; Norristown: Nicole Battista, Tanya Beckwith, Michael Gallagher, La’shonda Golden, Carlos Gordon, John Hampsey III, Elizabeth Holleger, Hicham Laataata, Ryan Lattanze, Brien Mann, Matthew Mashaintonio, Danielle Piche, Orion Welch; North Wales: Kate Arskaya, Michelle Cha, Ryanne Loughran, Teresa Perotti, Catherine Quinn, Ian Robinson; Palm: Priscilla Waltenbaugh; Phoenixville: Jessica Delorefice, Lee Houck, Lisa Marino-Bolton, Natalya Martin; Plymouth Meeting: Joel Allen, Sandra Cumens, Melissa Rodier, Peter Stevenson; Pottstown: Madeline Barrett, Theresa Ellingsworth-Shrum, Christopher Feltenberger, Lori Flynn, Emily Heltzel, Jasmine Karpinski, Shawna Northrup, Taylor Pastorius, Vicki Peters, Ian Sallit, Ashley Swanson, Juliana Washko; Roslyn: Jonathan Idler; Royersford: Jody Curtis, Adam Kunkle, Katherine Kuprevich, Bryan Metzler, Lynne Swaren, Danielle Wosczyna Sanatoga: Rachel Letting; Schwenksville: Caitlin Pritchard; Souderton: Jennifer Hange, Richard Kriebel, Charis Yoo; Spring City: Robert Bielawski; Stowe: Madeline O’Brien, Angela Olsen; West Lawn: Mallory Murphy; Willow Grove: Natalya Kwasnjuk, Norman Miles, Rolene Perumal; Woolwich, N.J.: Rebecca Laughlin; Wyncote: Naomi Alston, Maria Peterson; Wyndmoor: Pasquale Depaul III, Alice Okamoto, Elisabeth Shaw; Wynnewood: Benjamin Gidaro, Sabura Shiffrin.