Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Blue Mountain High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Blue Mountain High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Blue Mountain High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Blue Mountain High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Joseph Ritzko, a senior mathematics and physics major from Auburn, Pa., has been awarded the Copper Chambliss Student Academic Achievement Award in the category of successfully completed research projects. Joseph alongside his research partner have worked on a project that could save the Borough of Kutztown up to $18,000 over the span of five years. Working with the Kutztown Wastewater Treatment Plant, Joseph and his research partner determined a way to utilize the Methane produced at the plant and use the methane to fuel the operations of the plant. Joseph has presented this research at Math Fest, an annual summer meeting of the Mathematics Association of America, held in Chicago in July 2017. He plans to pursue a career in mathematical research in industry work.
Phi Alpha Epsilon, the College's honor society that recognizes academic achievement and service to others, inducts its new members.
The Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery proudly presents the Studio Art Thesis Exhibition. The showcase, running from April 25-May 12, features the individual work of nine Lebanon Valley College Department of Art & Visual Culture majors.
Morrisville State College recently announced the students who were named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2017 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must achieve an average of 3.0 to 3.99 for the semester and complete 12 credit hours.
Several students are working as student ambassadors this year at Susquehanna University. To become an ambassador and guide tours, students must complete a written application and personal interview with the admission staff. Once selected, students complete an intensive training program, followed by additional training sessions throughout their time on the job.
Wilkes University Students Traveled to the West Coast with Wilkes Adventure Education Program for Spring Break
Students traveled to the West Coast and spent spring break traveling with the Wilkes Adventure Education program.
More than 90 Wilkes University students will complete internships as part of their academic work in spring semester 2018. Internships complement academic work, provide students with practical experience in their field of study and prepare them to enter careers.
Wilkes University Students Participate in Community Service in Costa Rica in Alternative Spring Break
Wilkes University students participated in an alternative spring break trip in Costa Rica volunteering with the sports committee of San Marcos. The students worked with the organization to paint the playground, basketball court and assisted with the sand box installation. Isolated from the main provinces of the central valley of Costa Rica, San Marcos and the region of Los Santos have a lack of services and extra curriculum activities for children and youth.
Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 475 students during the summer, fall and winter semesters. Kutztown University announces degree conferment twice a year, once in the winter and once in the summer. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year. The following students have been awarded degrees since the spring 2017 announcement. The cumulative grade point average necessary for honors distinction is: with honor (cum laude) 3.40; with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.60 and with highest honor (summa cum laude) 3.80. Students listed multiple times have been awarded more than one degree. Students who have requested privacy (FERPA) are not listed publicly.
A total of 110 Lebanon Valley student-athletes have been named to the Middle Atlantic Conference's (MAC) Fall Academic Honor Roll. The academic honor roll is comprised of student-athletes who compete in a varsity-level sport and registered a term/semester GPA of 3.20 (on a 4.00 scale) or higher.
Lebanon Valley College is pleased to announce that the following students have been accepted for admission at The Valley.
Resident Assistants (RAs) at Alvernia University have been named for the 2017-18 academic year. RAs are academically successful students, committed to the core values of university, who help build strong and healthy residential communities.
As first-year students embark on their college experience, they will all take part in Loyola's living learning program, Messina. The common text for Messina is Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson. The book, a compelling first-hand account of a lawyer who defends the poor and wrongly condemned, speaks to the inequality in the justice system.
Over 80 students participated in the 16th Annual Dance Marathon at Baldwin Wallace University. Dance Marathon is the largest philanthropy organization on campus. Lasting 12 hours, the marathon consists of performers, dancing and HIV/AIDS education. All proceeds are donated to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, which seeks to educate and reduce the the transmission and cases of pediatric AIDS worldwide.
More than 20 Lebanon Valley College students will participate in an immersive study away experience this spring in countries including New Zealand, Spain, Italy, the Dominican Republic, and Germany. Students will also participate in domestic programs in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
Saginaw Valley State University will host a speaker series and technology showcase in the style of the TED Talks videos made popular on social media. TEDxSVSU is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. in SVSU's Rhea Miller Recital Hall.
New student leadership has been named for the 2014-15 academic year at Alvernia University.
Elizabethtown has named 198 students to the College Honors Program. Since its establishment in 1999, the Elizabethtown College Honors Program aims to provide students who have excelled both in academic and extracurricular activities with enhanced learning opportunities. Those selected to participate in the program are encouraged to maintain high standards of scholarship, leadership and service worthy of their intellectual promise and demonstrate initiative.
Lebanon Valley College business students won numerous awards at the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference April 11-13, 2014.