Colleges across the country are recognizing students from North Schuylkill High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from North Schuylkill High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from North Schuylkill High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from North Schuylkill High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Lebanon Valley College inducted more than 100 students into its chapter of Sigma Alpha Pi honor society as part of Inquiry 2018.
More than 200 Wilkes University students received scholarships at the March 22 annual Scholarship Luncheon on March 22. Scholarship students were recognized along with the donors whose gifts made the scholarships possible.
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.
More than 750 students from Saint Francis University made one of the Fall 2017 Honor's Lists: Provost's or Dean's. To achieve either list, students must have full-time status and attain a quality point average of at least 3.8 (Provost's) or 3.5 (Dean's) for the given semester. The following local residents were among those from the University who were recently named to one of the Honor's Lists:
Twenty-four Lebanon Valley College students will participate in an immersive study away experience this spring in countries including New Zealand, Italy, Spain, and Northern Ireland, as well as domestically in Philadelphia, Pa.
When the fall 2017 semester ended last December, 11 students at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania began preparing for the international European Union Simulation (Eurosim). As part of a political science course offered over winter break the students, accompanied by L. Johan Eliasson, Ph.D., professor of political science, participated in Eurosim in Brussels, Belgium from January 4-7, 2018. The rigorous, four-day exercise strives to enhance participants' knowledge of international law, the European Union (the world's largest single market, largest economy, and emerging political union, consisting of 28 member states), negotiating strategy, and diplomatic protocol, by negotiating real life legal and policy problems. The 2018 simulation was held at the Free University in Brussels.
America Reads and America Counts is a tutoring opportunity that works with local children in before school, during school and after school programs to help children develop and improve their reading and math skills. Cedar Crest College students work with community children from kindergarten to 12th grade. America Reads and America Counts student staff members are: Pascaline Agboka, Samantha Anderson, Alexandra Arabio, Alexis Baxter, Nathalie Castano, Hope Harrison, Jihnai Johnson, Alyssa Knittel, Madeline Kohutka, Claire Little, Justina Lopez, Skylar Miller, Katelyn Moeser, Brenda Moreno, Alexandra Morgan, Katie Nemeth, Amy Nguyen, Elyse Podgurski, Emily Roberto, Khnaue Robinson, Dayanese Rodriguez, Alexis Schaner, Haley Smith, Kayla Smith, Tahirrah Steele, Luisanny Suarez, Shemeca Thompson, Kelsey Ward, Rachel Wielgopolski, Sarafina Woolridge-Burns.
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.
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.
Freshmen at Wilkes University were elected to serve the Wilkes community as members of the student government. Student Government is the major decision- and policy-making organization for the student body at Wilkes University, providing student input on University policy and governing extracurricular life at Wilkes. These students are asked to represent the entire student body, acting as a liaison between the students and administration. They plan and coordinate activities on campus, and promote fellowship, scholarship, and the name of Wilkes University.
The Residence Hall Representatives Association (RHRA) executive board consists of the president, secretary, treasurer, and three hall representatives. Each executive board member is responsible for individualized duties during their 10-month position. Additionally, the executive board strives to provide valuable leadership experiences to all residents. Through meetings, programs, and participation in campus-wide events on behalf of Residence Life, the RHRA executive board seeks to inspire their fellow residents to leave their marks on the Cedar Crest College community. 2017-18 RHRA Executive Board: President: Brianna Hill Secretary: Shannon Wolak Treasurer: Alexandra Morgan Butz/Curtis Hall Representative: Allison Churchill Moor/Steinbright Hall Representative: (open)
Lebanon Valley College's Pride of The Valley Marching Band will feature 135 students this year. The marching band performs at all home football games as well as appearances at various exhibitions throughout the fall semester.
The quiet and serene campus turned quickly to excitement during Move-in Day at Lebanon Valley College. Happy greetings among roommates and staff assisting new families blended with the sounds of coaching whistles on the fields and music rising from the Pride of The Valley Marching Band on the quad.
Six Wilkes University students are participating in a summer research project with Ken Klemow, a professor in the biology department.
Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 Semester. To be named to the Dean's List, students must obtain a minimum 3.4 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits.
Lebanon Valley College pride runs deep with these 14 legacy families who celebrated their newest graduate during Commencement in May.
Several students recently helped raise funds for Susquehanna University through its student calling program. The students contact parents and alumni to encourage them to support the university by making a donation. Funds raised are used to support scholarships, laboratory equipment, research, athletics, the library and the arts, among other endeavors.
Kutztown University has honored 21 students with the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges award. Honorees were selected based upon criteria in the following categories: academic achievement, leadership involvement, commitment to volunteer efforts, and commitment to social action. Honorees must have a cumulative grade point average above a 3.25 and a minimum of 75 credits to be considered.
The Kutztown University Marching Unit (KUMU) has been selected as one of 17 bands to appear in the 2015 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m. With 150 members, KUMU is one of two bands from Pennsylvania and the only collegiate band in the parade. Now in its 96th year, the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the nation. The 1.4-mile parade route ends at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.