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Student News 6/29/18

Dean’s/President’s Lists

Eastern Full-Time Students Named To Spring 2018 Dean’s List

Willimantic, CT—Eastern Connecticut State University recently released its spring 2018 semester Dean’s List for full-time students.  Those from Woodbridge are:  Jessica Ahern ‘19, major is Psychology and Devin Belenski ‘18, major is Sport & Leisure Management.  In order to be named to the Dean’s List, Eastern students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the semester.

Hofstra University Congratulates Spring 2018 Dean’s List Students

Hempstead, NY—Hofstra University congratulates the students named to the Spring 2018 Dean’s List for their outstanding academic achievement.  Students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the semester to make the Dean’s List.  Woodbridge students named to the Dean’s List include:  Haritsa Halepas and Victoria Staniewicz.

Natalie Pyne Named To JMU Dean’s List

Harrisonburg, VA—Woodbridge, CT resident, Natalie Christine Pyne, has been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the spring 2018 semester.  Students who earn dean’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of between 3.5 and 3.899.  Pyne is majoring in Hospitality Management.

Taylor Winnick Earns Spring 2018 Dean’s List Honors At Roger Williams University

Bristol, RI—Taylor Winnick, of Woodbridge CT, has been named to the Spring 2018 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University, in Bristol, R.I.  Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher are placed on the Dean’s List that semester.

Southern Connecticut State University Dean’s List

The following Orange students have been named to the SCSU Dean’s List for Spring 2018 semester:  Victoria Acampora, Nicholas Alexiades, Serena Arduini, Carli Atwood, Sandra Britton, Jenna, Deluca, Joshua Fraser, Rehawn Hussain, Majla Isaku, Daniel Klein, Olivia Kyasky, Seungwon Lee, Ling Liu, Julie Luce, Taylor Portelinha, and Ernest Yelenik.  This distinction is bestowed upon those students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 and carried at least 12 credits in the semester.

Kent Ahern Named To Springfield College Dean’s List

Springfield, MA—Springfield College has named Kent Ahern of Woodbridge, CT to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2018 term.  Ahern is studying Sport Management.  Criteria for selection to the dean’s list requires that the student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.500 for the semester.

Dean’s List Honors Announced At Tufts University

Medford/Somerville, Mass.—Tufts University recently announced the dean’s list for the Spring 2018 semester.  Among Woodbridge students earning dean’s list honors are:  Ethan Bershtein, Casey Culligan, Benjamin Ewing, Arpita Jajoo, Emma Lampropoulos, and Benjamin Zackin.  Dean’s list honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.

Allie Klein Has Been Named To The University Of Delaware’s Dean’s List For The Spring 2018 Semester

Newark, DE—Allie Klein of Woodbridge has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester.  To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester.

Students Named To University Of Hartford Dean’s List

West Hartford, CT—The University of Hartford is pleased to announce the following Woodbridge students have been named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2018:  Laura Christie and Sebastian DiMauro.

URI Students Named To The Spring 2018 Dean’s List

Kingston, RI—The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the Spring 2018 Dean’s List.  The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other states and countries.  To be included on the Dean’s List, full-time students must have completed 12 or more credits for letter grades during a semester and achieved at least a 3.30 quality point average.  Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 or more credits for letter grades earning at least a 3.30 quality point average.  The following students from Woodbridge were named to the Dean’s List:  Jenna Fae Kauffman, Olivia Lynn Schlegel, and Anna Rae Schlegel.

URI Announces President’s Student Excellence Awards

Kingston, R.I. – Each year, the University of Rhode Island honors graduating seniors who attained superior academic achievement in a particular field.  Grade point average or other criteria determined by the individual department, including an honors project, a research presentation, or a student’s professional promise, are used to select the recipients.  From the College of Business Administration, Entrepreneurial Management, Olivia Schlegel of Woodbridge, Conn.is a recipient of a 2018 President’s Student Excellence Award.

WCSU Spring 2018 Dean’s List 

Danbury, Conn. — The following Woodbridge students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester at Western Connecticut State University:  Alexandra Blum, Nursing; and Kayla-Ashley Connolly, Art.

Wesleyan University Student Christina Glusac Recognized At Spring Prize Reception

Middletown, CT—At a Wesleyan University prize reception on May 9, Woodbridge native Christina Glusac was awarded the Health Educatoin Prize, given annually to the graduating senior who best exemplifies the promotion of healthy lifestyles and disease prevention.  The student who is chosen for this prize has demonstrated commitment not only to his or her personal well-being but has also served as a role model to peers in the Wesleyan community and beyond.  Christina formerly attended Amity Regional Senior High School.


Bryant University Celebrates Class Of 2018

Smithfield, RI—Inspired to excel, 788 members of Bryant University’s Class of 2018 were awarded a Bryant degree at the University’s 155th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18.  Graduates will join a powerful, network of 45,000 alumni who have distinguished themselves as leaders in their organizations and communities around the world.  Those graduates from Woodbridge are:  Matthew Lawson graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree in Finance; Marina Tomei graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business; and Ross Weiner graduated with a Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree in Management.

Cummings School Of Veterinary Medicine At Tufts University Announces Graduates

Medford/Somerville, MA—Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University graduated 147 students-whose studies varied from veterinary medicine to the intersection of animals and public policy, to infectious disease and global health-at its 36th commencement ceremony on May 20.  The graduates from Woodbridge included:  Megan Andreassi, DVM and Yuanji Ding, DVM.

Undergraduate Student Alexandria Stefanou Graduates From Eastern

Willimantic, CT – Eastern’s annual graduation ceremony was held at the XL Center in Hartford on May 15, with more than 12,000 family members and friends cheering on their sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, as 1,105 undergraduates and 85 graduate students received their diplomas.  Alexandria Stefanou of Woodbridge, CT, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

Fairfield University Congratulates 2018 Undergraduate Degree Recipients

Fairfield, CT – Evan Donahue graduated from Fairfield University on May 20, 2018.  At the time of graduation, a student must have earned a minimum of 120 credits and completed at least 38 three- or four-credit courses, depending on the course of study, and have an overall grade point average of 2.0 or better at the conclusion of the senior year.

Eric Laugeni Graduates From Lehigh University As A Member Of The Class Of 2018

Bethlehem, PA—Eric Laugeni of Woodbridge, CT graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics degree with a major in Finance from Lehigh University in Spring 2018.

Rachel Plotke Of Woodbridge Graduated From Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA—Muhlenberg College held its 170th baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18.  A total of 519 degrees were awarded to 511 students, and 267 students in the Class of 2018 graduated with honors and distinctions.  Rachel Plotke of Woodbridge graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Public Health.

Woodbridge Resident Graduates From Tufts University

Medford/Somerville, Mass.—Benjamin Zackin of Woodbridge, CT graduated from Tufts University on May 20, 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) Magna Cum Laude during a university-wide commencement ceremony that featured the awarding of honorary degrees to a number of academic, business and civic leaders making a positive impact on the world.

Amanda Rossi Earns Degree From The University Of Vermont

Burlington, VT—Amanda Rossi of Woodbridge, CT, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Sciences during commencement ceremonies on May 20, 2018, at the University of Vermont.

Area Students Graduate From Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT—Students from Woodbridge graduated from Wesleyan University on May 27.  The students and their degrees include:  Christina Glusac (BA in Psychology) and Joseph Rosen of Woodbridge (BA in Biology).

WCSU January And May 2018 Undergraduate Degree Recipients

Danbury, Conn. —Western Connecticut State University conferred undergraduate degrees upon the following Woodbridge students on Sunday, May 20, at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport:  Nancy Xu, BA Interdisciplinary Studies.

Woodbridge Resident Harry Chartoff Receives Bachelor’s Degree At WPI Commencement

Worcester, MA—On Saturday, May 12, on the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) campus quadrangle, over 1,000 bachelor’s degrees were awarded during the university’s 150th commencement ceremony.  Harry Chartoff of Woodbridge, Conn., was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering with high distinction.

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