MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE GRADUATIONS, HONORS
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.
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.
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