Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Morris Graduates from Coker College

HARTSVILLE, SC (06/15/2015)(readMedia)-- Elizabeth Morris of Stillwater, N.Y., graduated Magan Cum Laude from Coker College May 16 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology (Pre-Medical).

Class of 2015 graduates from Union College

SCHENECTADY, NY (06/15/2015)(readMedia)-- Members of the Union College Class of 2015 received their diplomas Sunday, June 14. About 500 students received their degrees at the College's 221st Commencement on Hull Plaza.

Union's Commencement speaker was eBay CEO-designate Devin Wenig, a 1988 alum of the college. He urged graduates to pursue their passion and to embrace the ample opportunities in one of the most exciting times in history. To learn more about the Commencement ceremony and Wenig's speech, click here.

Alexander Cavert of Clifton Park, NY; Cavert graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Biology.

Mollie Gilchrist of Johnsonville, NY; Gilchrist graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Political Science.

Samantha Griffiths of Stillwater, NY; Griffiths graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Electrical Engineering and English.

Michael Koberger of Schaghticoke, NY; Koberger graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Molly Maloney of Waterford, NY; Maloney graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Psychology. She was also class co-valedictorian.

Alexa Passer of Waterford, NY; Passer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Visual Arts.

Amy Melnik graduates from Grove City College

GROVE CITY, PA (06/15/2015)(readMedia)-- Amy Melnik graduated from Grove City College on May 16, 2015. Amy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in PreK-8 Special Education and PreK-4 Elementary Education. Amy is a 2011 graduate of Homeschooled and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Melnik (Lisabeth) from Clifton Park, NY.. (12065)

More than 1,500 Students Named to Spring 2015 Dean's List

ONEONTA, NY (06/15/2015)(readMedia)-- A total of 1,553 SUNY Oneonta students earned Dean's List honors for the spring 2015 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying a course load of 12 hours or more.

The following area students were named to the spring 2015 SUNY Oneonta Dean's List:

Justin Babbino of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Christian Capitula of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Gregory Chieco of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Benjamin Coyle of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Thomas Dell'Anno of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Madeline Gribben of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Connor Killane of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Elise Moinzadeh of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Alyssa Moran of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Kathleen O'Gorman of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Jerome Pabulayan of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Allison Proctor of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Rachael Shine of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Emily Snyder of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Sarah Tucker of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Margaret Winslow of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Ashley DelGiacco of Johnsonville, NY, (12094);

Elizabeth Hill of Johnsonville, NY, (12094);

Kathryn Shufon of Johnsonville, NY, (12094);

Alexis Bolesky of Mechanicville, NY, (12118);

Emily Malinowski of Mechanicville, NY, (12118);

Alexander D'Urso of Melrose, NY, (12121);

Alexandra DeCarlo of Schaghticoke, NY, (12154);

Lindsay Nightingale of Schaghticoke, NY, (12154);

Elana Zinoman of Valley Falls, NY, (12185);

Megan Yattaw of Waterford, NY, (12188);

141 Students Named to Spring 2015 Provost's List

ONEONTA, NY (06/15/2015)(readMedia)-- A total of 141 SUNY Oneonta students earned Provost's List honors for the spring 2015 semester. To qualify for the Provost's List, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade-point average while carrying a course load of 12 hours or more.

The following area students were named to the spring 2015 SUNY Oneonta Provost's List:

Connor Chapman of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

Margaret Sanderson of Schaghticoke, NY, (12154);

Hofstra Congratulates Local Students on Spring 2015 Dean's List

HEMPSTEAD, NY (06/12/2015)(readMedia)-- Hofstra University congratulates the students named to the Spring 2015 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.

Among the local students who earned a spot on the Dean's List were:

Angelina Purcell of Mechanicville.

Naledi Ushe of Clifton Park.

Jenna Hoefer named to Spring 2015 Dean's List at Mansfield University

MANSFIELD, PA (06/12/2015)(readMedia)-- Jenna Hoefer of Clifton Park, NY has been named to the spring 2015 Dean's List at Mansfield University.