Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Governor Mifflin High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Governor Mifflin High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Governor Mifflin High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Governor Mifflin High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Gettysburg College students take pride in their work, and we are likewise proud to announce their recent academic achievements. Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or above were recently placed on the Dean's Honor List. The following local students have been awarded this outstanding academic achievement in the Fall 2017 semester.
Elizabethtown (Pa.) College announced the names of students whose outstanding academic performances have earned them the recognition of being included on the fall 2017 dean's list. Students on the dean's list are full-time undergraduate students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better in 14 or more credit hours, of which at least 12 credits are letter-graded course work.
A spectacular evening of ballet, contemporary dance, tap, and jazz, 'Master Choreographers' showcases exciting new dance works performed by more than 60 students and choreographed by nationally and internationally acclaimed guest artists and faculty.
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.
More than 200 Kutztown University students have been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success. To be inducted, students must attend an orientation, a three-hour Leadership Training Day, three Success Networking Team Meetings and three Speaker Broadcasts featuring leading figures delivering success-related messages to our members.
A Susquehanna student attended the 2017 National Conference of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) in Boston earlier this fall. PRSSA is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications. The annual national conference gives students the chance to connect with their fellow peers and mentors while developing professional skills through motivating sessions and distinguished speakers.
22 students in Sue Guay's "Interpersonal Communication" course had work published in Berks County Living Magazine and BCTV.org this fall.
Upper class students are serving as Orientation Weekend Leaders and Orientation Assistants during Orientation Weekend this August.
This summer, some Albright College students are trading the beach and pool for the laboratory and library, as they participate in an Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE) project.
UDance, the largest student-run philanthropy at the University of Delaware, presented its 11th annual 12-hour dance marathon on Sunday, March 12, at the Bob Carpenter Center and raised a record amount of $1,890,337.16 for the fight against childhood cancer. More than 2,000 UD students participated in the event.
Elizabethtown College students earned Honors in the Discipline at Commencement, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Outstanding students must fulfill specific requirements outlined by each department to earn these honors.
Alvernia students volunteered in the City of Reading for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, January 2017.
Delaware Valley University is pleased to announce that the following students have been accepted for admission at the University.
Elizabethtown College Emergent Scholars were honored at a special luncheon Sunday, March 12, 2017. Emergent Scholars have attained at least a 3.75 cumulative grade point average at the end of their first three semesters. Qualified students are full-time and have not previously attended another college or university for full-time study and have earned at least 42 credits in three consecutive semesters as a student at Elizabethtown College or one of its affiliated programs.
From researching whales in Hawaii, to exploring the culture of Ecuador, to studying the flora and fauna of Costa Rica, Albright College students are spending winter break 2017 engaged in study opportunities far from campus.
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.
The Dream Undergraduate Diversity Conference, in its second year, yielded many interesting topics including stoicism, white privilege, understanding non-binary gender, mental illness, and racism. Students presented research projects, photography, poetry, artwork, creative animation, and pictorial essays. The field of presenters were judged by a panel of four faculty members.
The following students participated in the Student Occupational Therapy Association at Alvernia University during the spring semester of 2016.
Resident Assistants (RAs) at Alvernia University have been named for the 2014-15 academic year. RAs are academically successful students, committed to the core values of university, who help build strong and healthy residential communities.
Ten Wilkes University students from the school's northeast Pennsylvania campus are spending the spring semester in Mesa, Ariz., and interning at local businesses and nonprofit agencies as part of the Semester in Mesa program. The program allows undergraduate students to pursue internship opportunities with Fortune 500 companies and other businesses and offers them exposure to a different city and cultural opportunities.
At age 25, Eric Sears has already served his country well. The Marine veteran who served four years and one deployment to Afghanistan is now back home in Pennsylvania, a junior majoring in sport management at Alvernia University. But this spring break, he is not following his classmates to the beach. Instead, he is spending it on a hospital bed, donating stem cells to save the life of a fellow veteran with leukemia -- one he will likely never meet.
The following local residents served as leaders during Orientation Weekend, fall 2012.