College news about local students

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College news about local students

Some 3,055 students were awarded degrees during the University of Vermont’s 217th commencement ceremonies. Alexander Nemerov, alumnus and one of the nations’ leading art historians and scholar of cultural history, delivered the address.

Local graduates included:

Bettina Cataldi of Port Washington, Bachelor of Science, Public Communication,

George Weiss of Port Washington, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Sciences,

Local residents were among more than 890 bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at the University of Scranton undergraduate commencement on May 27 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre.

Students earning undergraduate degrees include the following:

Blaise V. Casillo of Mineola earned a Bachelor of Science degree in information technology

Patricia M. Gasiewski of Mineola earned a Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy

Morgan A. Windisch of Williston Park earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science

Lauren Hoffman of Sands Point was accepted into the MSW/PhD program at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University in New York City.

Vincent Francis Devenoge of Manhasset graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in marketing .

David Leibell of Great Neck graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Both were among nearly 3,700 students who received degrees at ceremonies May 10 and 11 in Littlejohn Coliseum.

On Saturday, May 12, on the Worcester Polytechnic Institute campus quadrangle, over 1,000 bachelor’s degrees were awarded during the university’s 150th commencement ceremony.

Thomas Fong of New Hyde Park was awarded a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute began its 150th Commencement celebrations with the graduate students ceremony on Thursday, May 10, awarding nearly 830 master’s and doctoral degrees.

Dimitrios Savva of New Hyde Park was awarded a master of science degree in fire protection engineering.

The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 18.

Jessica Commisso of Port Washington received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology – Special Education.

Alexandra Mendyk of Port Washington received a Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology.

The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 18.

Gina Cacchioli of New Hyde Park received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Educational Psychology – Childhood Studies.

Michael Demaria of New Hyde Park received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Lauren Kurre of New Hyde Park received a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising.

Warren Lee of New Hyde Park received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Nicole Tremblay of New Hyde Park received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.

The following local students were recently named to Northeastern University’s dean’s list for the

spring semester, which ended in April 2018.

* Port Washington resident Joshua Friedman, a Northeastern

University student majoring in Architecture.  In addition to achieving

distinction through the dean’s list, Friedman is a member of the

University Honors Program.

* Port Washington resident Allison Winter, a Northeastern

University student majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience.  In addition to

achieving distinction through the dean’s list, Winter is a member of the

University Honors Program.

Ling-Heem Chan of New Hyde Park was named to the Spring 2018 President’s List at Hudson Valley Community College.

Curry College announced that Megan Kelly of Mineola, received a Bachelor of Arts degree on Sunday, May 20 at Commencement Exercises in Milton, Mass

Morven Whalley of Manhasset graduated from Gettysburg College on May 20. Whalley received a BA.

At a Wesleyan University prize reception on May 9, Manhasset native Nicole Boyd was awarded the Alumni Prize in the History of Art, which is given to a senior who has demonstrated special aptitude in the history of art and who has made a substantive contribution to the major. She also won the Mann Prize for outstanding achievement in the Romance languages.

Nicole formerly attended Paul D Schreiber High School.

At a Wesleyan University prize reception on May 9, Roslyn Heights native Christine Mathew was awarded the Graham Prize for excellence in natural science.

Christine formerly attended The Wheatley School.

On April 29, Muhlenberg College held its annual Honors Convocation designed to honor and celebrate leadership and scholarly excellence and achievement. The awards recognize select members of the faculty and student body for their contributions to the College, to their peers and to their disciplines.

Nicole Case of Port Washington, Class of 2018, received The Student Government Achievement Award. It is awarded to a student who contributes significantly in an innovative manner to the student body and the College as a whole.

Sonia Zia, of Mineola was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society at Becker College. Zia is pursuing a degree in Veterinary Science, Pre-Veterinary.

Julia Langro of Port Washington was one of 24 peer tutors through SUNY Oneonta’s Center for Academic Development & Enrichment to attain National Tutoring Association Level 1 Certification.

Langro is studying Early Chld/Childhood Ed (B-6) at SUNY Oneonta.

Adam Lewis, of Great Neck, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus, located in Madison, N.J., has been named to the Honors List for the Spring 2017 semester.

To qualify for the Honors List, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses).

Danielle Fabian, of Roslyn Heights, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus,  has also been named to the Honors List for the Spring 2017 semester.

Curry College is proud to announce that Julia Friedman of Port Washington, has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2017 semester.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.30 GPA, have no incompletes, and have no grade lower than a “C” for the semester.

Matthew Lawrence Broncato of Roslyn Heights, a senior at Clarkson University majoring in civil engineering, received the following award(s) during the spring semester:

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