MID­DLE­SEX COUNTY COL­LEGE GRAD­U­A­TIONS, HON­ORS

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Hof­s­tra Univer­sity

HEMPSTEAD, New York — Hof­s­tra Univer­sity con­grat­u­lates lo­cal stu­dents named to the spring 2018 dean’s list for out­stand­ing aca­demic achieve­ment. Each must earn a grade-point av­er­age of at least 3.5 dur­ing the se­mes­ter to be hon­ored.

They are: Brandi An­drade and Jonathan But­ter­worth of West­brook, Sara Castelli of Es­sex, Kim­berly Cham­bers of Mid­dle­town, San­dra Fo­ley of Port­land, Stephanie Giar­dina of Mid­dle­town, Kailee Goo­d­ine of East Had­dam, Made­lyn Ro­man of Clin­ton, and Isabelle Sasso and Bri­ana Ver­tucci, both of Killing­worth.

The spring 2018 provost’s list rec­og­nizes stu­dents with a per­fect 4.0 GPA. They are: Kris­ten Dansereau of Cromwell, Sarah Dowd of Old Say­brook, and Brendan El­rick and An­gela Rienzo, both of Clin­ton.

Le­high Univer­sity

BETH­LE­HEM, Penn­syl­va­nia — Dur­ing com­mence­ment cer­e­monies May 21, Le­high Univer­sity con­ferred de­grees to three Mid­dle­sex County res­i­dents: Wil­liam Feather­stone of Es­sex, bach­e­lor of science in chem­istry; Peter Moore of Ch­ester, bach­e­lor of science in civil en­gi­neer­ing; and Chris­tine Gelotte of West­brook, bach­e­lor of science in com­puter en­gi­neer­ing.

Cen­tral Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity

NEW BRI­TAIN — Michael A. Stielau, son of Michael and Diane Stielau of Mid­dle­town, re­cently re­ceived his bach­e­lor of science de­gree in man­age­ment in­for­ma­tion sys­tems from Cen­tral Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity. While there, Stileau was in­ducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma and the Beta Al­pha Psi honor so­ci­eties, served as pres­i­dent of the MIS Club, and was an ac­tive mem­ber of the Cen­tral Ac­tiv­i­ties Net­work.

Iowa State Univer­sity

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State Univer­sity stu­dents rec­og­nized for out­stand­ing aca­demic achieve­ment by be­ing named to the spring se­mes­ter 2018 dean’s list must have earned a GPA of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while car­ry­ing a min­i­mum of 12 credit hours of graded course work.

County res­i­dents hon­ored were: Durham res­i­dent Eliz­a­beth Meiman and Mid­dle­town res­i­dent Melissa Ann Witherell. Both are study­ing ve­teri­nary medicine.

SUNY Pots­dam

POTS­DAM, New York — The State Univer­sity of New York at Pots­dam re­cently named An­drew Scun­cio of Es­sex to its dean’s list. Scun­cio, whose ma­jor is child­hood/early child­hood ed­u­ca­tion, was among 313 stu­dents hon­ored dur­ing the spring 2018 se­mes­ter.

Each un­der­grad­u­ate must have com­pleted 12 nu­mer­i­cally-graded se­mes­ter hours, with a GPA of be­tween 3.25 and 3.49 in the given se­mes­ter to be noted.

Eastern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity

WILLIMANTIC — Eastern Con­necti­cut State Univer­sity rec­og­nized the aca­demic achieve­ments of African, Latino, Asian and Na­tive Amer­i­can stu­dents May 5 dur­ing its In­clu­sive Ex­cel­lence Awards cer­e­mony. More than 200 stu­dents were rec­og­nized for achiev­ing GPAs of 3.5 or higher.

The fol­low­ing were given Aca­demic Achieve­ment Awards: Hilda Agyapong ‘18 of Mid­dle­town ma­jors in health sciences; Justin Grant ‘18 of Cromwell ma­jors in fi­nance; Lind­sey Hop­kins ‘20 of East Hamp­ton ma­jors in psy­chol­ogy; Amiah Jack­son-Ward ‘20 of Mid­dle­town ma­jors in sec­ondary ed­u­ca­tion and math­e­mat­ics; Ad­dele Martin ‘19 of East Had­dam ma­jors in early child­hood ed­u­ca­tion and psy­chol­ogy; Sab­rina Mar­tins ‘21 of West­brook ma­jors in ex­ploratory so­cial sciences; and Joy Rhett ‘20 of Mid­dle­town ma­jors in so­ci­ol­ogy.

Eastern also held its an­nual in­duc­tion cer­e­mony for Al­pha Kappa Delta, the in­ter­na­tional so­ci­ol­ogy honor so­ci­ety, May 4. Aubrey Stan­gel ‘19 of Old Say­brook, who ma­jors in so­ci­ol­ogy, was one of the in­ductees.

The mis­sion of Al­pha Kappa Delta is to ac­knowl­edge and pro­mote ex­cel­lence in schol­ar­ship in the study of so­ci­ol­ogy, the re­search of so­cial prob­lems and other so­cial and in­tel­lec­tual ac­tiv­i­ties that lead to im­prove­ment in the hu­man con­di­tion.

El­i­gi­ble stu­dents must hold a rank­ing of at least a ju­nior, rank in the top 35 per­cent of their grad­u­at­ing class in gen­eral schol­ar­ship or must have ac­cu­mu­lated the equiv­a­lent of a GPA of at least 3.3. They also must have main­tained the equiv­a­lent of a 3.0 GPA in so­ci­ol­ogy cour­ses taken at the host in­sti­tu­tion prior to ini­ti­a­tion.

Fair­leigh Dick­in­son Univer­sity

MADI­SON, New Jersey — Lo­cal stu­dents at Fair­leigh Dick­in­son Univer­sity were named to the dean’s and hon­ors lists for the fall 2017 se­mes­ter. They are: Nicole D’Amico of Mid­dle­town, Kira Bradley of Cromwell, Alec Gi­larde of Cobalt, Carli Villa of East Hamp­ton, Samuel Laraia of East Hamp­ton and Cameron Shaw of Cromwell.

New Eng­land In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy

EAST GREEN­WICH, Rhode Is­land — The fol­low­ing New Eng­land In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy stu­dents grad­u­ated May 6 with as­so­ciate of science de­grees.

East Hamp­ton: Natalie Zem­ina and Madi­gan Flan­nery

Mid­dle­town: Adam L. Arias and Brent A. Cur­tis

West­brook: Kat­lyn French and Wil­liam R. Mat­ti­son

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