Awards and Achievements – Local College Students

Deans List at College Fall Term

Laura McGreevy daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey McGreevy Valley Falls student at St. Rose College Albany New York.

Nicole McGreevy daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William McGreevy Schaghticoke student at Nazareth College Rochester NY. Both granddaughters of Mr. and Mrs. W. Warren McGreevy Schaghticoke

Jennifer Edwards of Johnsonville Honored By Phi Theta Kappa Academic Honor Society

TROY, NY (01/31/2018)-- Jennifer Edwards of Johnsonville was one of four members of the Hudson Valley Community College student body selected to receive the USA Today Phi Theta Kappa - All New York Academic Award earlier this month.

Edwards is studying in the Early Childhood academic program.

Olivia P Tate of Clifton Park, NY, Named to UA Dean's List

TUSCALOOSA, AL (02/01/2018)-- Olivia P Tate of Clifton Park, NY (12065), was named to The University of Alabama's Dean's List for fall 2017. A total of 12,594 students enrolled during the 2017 fall semester at UA were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's). The UA Dean's and President's lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or undergraduate students who take less than a full course load.

Students named to Fall 2017 Dean's List at the University at Albany

ALBANY, NY (02/01/2018)-- The University at Albany congratulates more than 4,000 students who were named to the Fall 2017 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List earned at least a 3.5 GPA.

The following local students have been named to the Fall 2017 Dean's List:

Nana- Hawwa Abdul- Rahman of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Kristale Abdulla of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Moazam Afzal of Waterford, NY (12188)

Jennifer Atkins of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Pranjal Atrey of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Kelly Barkevich of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Jonathan Barnett of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Monica Bay of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Matthew Bonk of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Anna Bottino of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Christopher Bradley of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Christopher Bressette of Waterford, NY (12188)

Tyler Brundige of Johnsonville, NY (12094)

Whitney Burke of Johnsonville, NY (12094)

Michael Buswell of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Megan Byrne of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

John Cady of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Cassandra Carpenter of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Abigail Carter of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Nicholas Cavanaugh of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Emily Connolly of Valley Falls, NY (12185)

Laura Conti of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Alexander Dantz of Stillwater, NY (12170)

Radu Donu of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Shilpa Dudi of Clifton park, NY (12065)

Dustin Dyke of Schaghticoke, NY (12154)

Emaan Effendi of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Sana Effendi of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Ryan Espinal of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Michael Favreau of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Florencia Feleder of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Aaron Fensterer of Waterford, NY (12188)

Jillian Galvin of Valley Falls, NY (12185)

Hannah Gauthier of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Emma Gibson of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Hannah Grant of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Kelly Griggs of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Marshall Grimmett of Stillwater, NY (12170)

Haley Gronlund of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Kendra Harbinger of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Zahra Hashimee of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Nathan Hatalsky of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Joshua Horowitz of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Ethan Howard of Valley Falls, NY (12185)

Mary Hren of Johnsonville, NY (12094)

Ositadinma Jon-Nwakalo of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Ava Katinas of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Aamer Khan of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Noah Labarge of Johnsonville, NY (12094)

Sean Lachhander of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Nicole Larose of Schaghticoke, NY (12154)

Kevin Lintz of Waterford, NY (12188)

Mackenzie Macey of Stillwater, NY (12170)

Alexander Maggiacomo of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Shreya Mainalee of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Rohaan Manzoor of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

Jordyn Marr of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Shaun May of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Tyler McFarland of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Tyler McNeil of Waterford, NY (12188)

Caroline Meany of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Taylor Mellow of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Carissa Mirella of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Nico Montello of Waterford, NY (12188)

Melissa Nealon of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Leah O'Donnell of Schaghticoke, NY (12154)

Justin Oliveira of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Destiny Ortiz of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Kirstin O'Sullivan of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Emily Padula of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Carli Pelletier of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Kai Pisila of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

Brittany Reale of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Sydney Robinson of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

Matthew Roden of Johnsonville, NY (12094)

James Rosen of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Anthony Sedotto of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Bridgette Stewart of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Taylor Sweet of Melrose, NY (12121)

Nazish Tarar of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Roma Tarar of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Pradhyumn Tondamantham of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Justin Toth of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Ian Tozier of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

Katelyn Urchenko of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Natalie Van Aken of Stillwater, NY (12170)

Ryan Whimple of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Justin Wisnoski of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Greg Wollyung of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Katelynn Wulff of Waterford, NY (12188)

Hayden Zielinski of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

Students receive Dean's Commendation for Part-Time Study at the University at Albany

ALBANY, NY (02/01/2018)-- The University at Albany congratulates more than 140 students who have received the Dean's Letter of Commendation for the Fall 2017 semester. Students who receive this commendation earned at least a 3.5 GPA in 6 graduation credits this semester.

The following students have received this honor:

Diego Cagara of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Robert Labombard of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

Angela Masih of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

Jake Mastrocola of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Justin Myers of Waterford, NY (12188)

Amelie Obas of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

William O'Brien of Halfmoon, NY (12065)

Tom Parker of Mechanicville, NY (12118)

Matthew Posniewski of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Heidi Ruppert of Waterford, NY (12188)

UAlbany Announces Tau Sigma National Honor Society

ALBANY, NY (02/01/2018)-- Tau Sigma is a national academic honor society designed specifically to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.

The following students have been inducted into the UAlbany chapter of Tau Sigma:

Armando Posada of Clifton Park, NY

Matthew Roden of Johnsonville, NY

Alex Barone of Halfmoon, NY Named Transfer Transition Leader at UAlbany

ALBANY, NY (02/01/2018)-- Alex Barone of Halfmoon, NY has been named a Transfer Transition Leader at the University at Albany.

UAlbany Names Living-Learning Community World Representatives

ALBANY, NY (02/01/2018)-- World Representatives are students who were selected in fall 2017 to serve as peer leaders in the University at Albany's Living-Learning Communities (L-LCs). These students were identified and nominated by their L-LC faculty mentors and upperclassmen for having demonstrated leadership within their communities.

World Representatives serve on an advisory board to Student Engagement throughout the academic year, communicate feedback from their peers to Student Engagement to improve the L-LCs, and help plan and facilitate social activities for L-LC students. Student Engagement, housed in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, selected 47 freshman World Ambassadors for the 2017-2018 year.

The following students have been named world representatives:

Alexander Maggiacomo of Clifton Park (12065)

Karthik Vooppala of Clifton Park (12065)