Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania named the following local students named to the dean's list for the spring semester of the 2017-18 academic year: Ethan Barlow, of Mount Airy; Megan Callan, of Eldersburg; Adam Hurry, of Mount Airy; Samantha Pearce, of Woodbine; Anna Teitt, of Finksburg; Emilee Zanti, of Finksburg. To qualify, students must earn a quality point average of 3.5 or higher out of 4.0 during the semester.
Rachel L. Miller, of Sykesville, Master of Science in meteorology, was among student candidates for degrees this spring on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus.
Ashley G. Petersen, of Mount Airy, earned a Bachelor of Arts at the 176th commencement ceremony of Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, Virginia, on May 20.
Erin Cauley, of Mount Airy, was named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Hofstra University , Hempstead, New York. Dean's list students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester.
Jessica Becke, of Manchester, majoring in exercise physiology 3+3 (PT), was named to the dean's list at Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania, for the spring 2018 semester. Dean's list students must have full-time status and attain a quality point average of at least 3.5 for the given semester.
Lashawna Gallope, of Westminster; and Anthony Cirri, of Eldersburg, were named to the dean's list at Bethany College, West Virginia, for the spring semester of the 2017-18 school year. Dean's list students must have earned a grade point average of 3.65 or better while completing a minimum of 12 graded credit hours.
Hannah E. Bronner, of Westminster, graduated from Edinboro University, Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Science in speech and hearing sciences.
Elizabethtown College, in Pennsylvania, held its 115th commencement ceremony May 19. Local graduates included: Mary Feuz, of Mount Airy, graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education; Teresa Leyh, of Mount Airy, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in accounting; Alyssa Pumputis, of Westminster, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in engineering; Amanda Sabol, of Hampstead, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in health & occupation; Adam Strayton, of Mount Airy, graduated with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering management.
Matthew Sadler, of Mount Airy, was named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York. Sadler is a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering. Dean's list students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours.
John Weitzel, of Greenmount, was named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Dean's list students must have obtained a minimum 3.5 grade point average and carried at least 12 credits.
Grace Santos, of Taneytown, participated as a member of Alvernia University's Athletic Training Student Association in 2017-18, while studying athletic training at the Reading, Pennsylvania, school. Santos is a graduate of Francis Scott Key High School. ATSA is an organization that lets Alvernia students work on different skills, connect with other athletic training students, and provide opportunities to network with athletic training professionals by sending members to conferences, symposiums and meetings.
Mykhaylo Chumak, of Westminster; and Kelsey-Claire Gallagher, of Sykesville, were named to the dean's list for the spring 2018 semester at Tufts University, in Massachusetts. Dean's list honors require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.
Rachael Strasburger, of Mount Airy, has been named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a GPA of 3.4 or higher are placed on the dean's list.
Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, conferred degrees to more than 800 undergraduates in a May 19 ceremony. Local graduates included Hannah Dardzinski, of Eldersburg, Bachelor of Science in Nursing in nursing undergraduate from Widener's School of Nursing; and Thomas Jones, of Sykesville, Bachelor of Civil Engineering in civil engineering from Widener's School of Engineering.