Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Amanda DeSimone Named to Dean's List at Bryant University

SMITHFIELD, RI (01/15/2014)(readMedia)-- Amanda DeSimone, a Senior in Marketing from Mechanicville was named to the fall semester Dean's List at Bryant University.

SUNY Oneonta Fall 2013 Dean's List

ONEONTA, NY (01/15/2014)(readMedia)-- A total of 1569 SUNY Oneonta students earned Dean's List honors for the fall 2013 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying a course load of 12 hours of more.

The following area students were named to the Dean's List:

Justin Barnett of Clifton Park (12065)

Lindsey Bernard of Clifton Park (12065)

Alexis Bolesky of Mechanicville (12118)

Emily Carter of Clifton Park (12065)

Philip Chieco of Clifton Park (12065)

Jessi Corrigan of Mechanicville (12118)

Ashley DelGiacco of Johnsonville (12094)

Thomas Dell'Anno of Clifton Park (12065)

Jessica Flood of Clifton Park (12065)

Abby Fusco of Stillwater (12170)

Ryan Hendrickson of Clifton Park (12065)

Aliah Joslin of Mechanicville (12118)

Siobhan Kennedy of Clifton Park (12065)

Nathan Laing of Waterford (12188)

Emily Malinowski of Mechanicville (12118)

Peter McPherson of Clifton Park (12065)

Elise Moinzadeh of Clifton Park (12065)

Kyle Monsees of Clifton Park (12065)

Aubrey Moore of Mechanicville (12118)

Jerome Pabulayan of Clifton Park (12065)

Allison Proctor of Clifton Park (12065)

Margaret Sanderson of Schaghticoke (12154)

Jennifer Sanderson of Waterford (12188)

Rachael Shine of Clifton Park (12065)

Kayla Silvia of Clifton Park (12065)

Emily Snyder of Clifton Park (12065)

Sarah Tucker of Clifton Park (12065)

Margaret Winslow of Clifton Park (12065)

Jenna Hoefer of Clifton Park named to Dean's List at Mansfield University

MANSFIELD, PA (01/16/2014)(readMedia)-- Jenna Hoefer of Clifton Park, NY (12065) has been named to the fall 2013 Dean's List at Mansfield University.

To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be attending the university full-time and attain at least a 3.5 GPA for the semester.

Loryn Atkinson of Clifton Park Named to Dean's List at Lyndon State College

LYNDONVILLE, VT (01/16/2014)(readMedia)-- Loryn Atkinson of Clifton Park was named to the Dean's List at Lyndon State College for the fall 2013 semester. For inclusion on the Dean's List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits with no incomplete or failing grades and a minimum grade-point average of 3.50. Loryn is a Junior and is majoring in Music Business and Industry - Concentration in Production.

Emily Eddy Named to Dean's List at Western New England University

SPRINGFIELD, MA (01/16/2014)(readMedia)-- Emily Eddy of Schaghticoke, NY, has been named to the Dean's List at Western New England University for the fall semester of 2013. Eddy is working towards a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Students are named to the Dean's List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.30 or higher.

Alfred University names Waterford resident to Dean’s List

ALFRED, NY - Kelly J. Bly, a resident of Waterford, NY, was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Alfred University.  She is a senior in the College of Professn'l Studies.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average to qualify for Dean’s List.

Bly is an Athletic Training major at Alfred University, which is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top regional universities in the North.  In its “America’s Best Colleges” guide, the magazine rates Alfred University as “a great school at a great price,” ranking it as the number one best value in the Northeast among institutions that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

A graduate of Mechanicville High School, Bly is the daughter of James and Betsy Bly of Waterford, NY. Alfred University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees through its Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Business, as well as through its Schools of Engineering and Art and Design.

SUNY Geneseo Announces Dean's List for Fall 2013

GENESEO, NY (01/13/2014)(readMedia)-- The State University of New York at Geneseo has announced its Dean's List for the fall semester 2013. To be on the list, a student must have achieved a 3.5 grade point average while taking at least 12 credit hours.

Students on the list from this area are:

Kristen Anderson from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Hope Andrascik from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Joseph Boyajian from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Khali Coulter from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Laura Duclos from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Cameron Mellow from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Adam Murray from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Sarah Nafis from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Sara Niles from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Steven Rosenzweig from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Bailey Sawyer from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Jane Skinner from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Cailin Sofko from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Kimberly Willey from Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Rachel Moore from Schaghticoke, NY (12154)

Michael Yee from Clifton Park Named to SUNY Geneseo's President's List for Fall 2013

GENESEO, NY (01/13/2014)(readMedia)-- Michael Yee from Clifton Park, NY (12065) was named to the President's List at The State University of New York at Geneseo for the fall semester 2013. To be on the list, a student must have achieved an A in all coursework (4.0 grade point average) while taking at least 12 credit hours.

Clifton Park Resident Scott Pulvirent Earns Honors at Connecticut College

NEW LONDON, CONN. (01/13/2014)(readMedia)-- Scott Pulvirent, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and a resident of Clifton Park, has been named to the Dean's Honors list for the 2013 fall semester.

 SUNY Potsdam Names Area Students to Dean's List

POTSDAM, NY (01/14/2014)(readMedia)-- The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 412 students who excelled academically in the Fall 2013 semester to the Dean's List.

The SUNY Potsdam students included:

  • Molly Bonnier of Melrose, NY, whose major is Dance
  • Patrick Costello of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Business Administration (Bachelor of Science)
  • Matt Goldberg of Waterford, NY, whose major is Music Education
  • Jarod Grieco of Johnsonville, NY, whose major is Music Education
  • Cory Moon of Schaghticoke, NY, whose major is Music Education
  • Alyssa Watroba of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Art Studio

Area SUNY Potsdam Students Earn Spots on President's List

POTSDAM, NY (01/14/2014)(readMedia)-- The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 851 students to the President's List, in recognition of their academic excellence in the Fall 2013 semester. The SUNY Potsdam students were honored for earning top marks by President Dr. Dennis L. Hefner.

The students included:

  • Kayla Fraser of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Music Education
  • Rebecca Godfrey of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Psychology
  • Taylor Hughes of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Chemistry
  • Alexandria Kosek of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Music Education
  • John Kosowsky of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Computer Science
  • Robert Krupanich of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Music Education
  • Amy Lynch of Schaghticoke, NY, whose major is Psychology
  • John Marshall of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Music Performance
  • Shauni Sawchuk of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education
  • Amna Siddiqui of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Politics
  • Stephen Whimple of Clifton Park, NY, whose major is Music Performance
  • Jordynn Zusy of Waterford, NY, whose major is Childhood/Early Childhood Education

Local Students Make Dean's List at Messiah College

GRANTHAM, PA (01/14/2014)(readMedia)-- The following students were named to the dean's list for the 2013 fall semester at Messiah College:

Melrose resident Luke Barton is a senior majoring in engineering.

Clifton Park resident Michael Stephan is a senior majoring in biology.

SUNY Oneonta Fall 2013 Provost's List

ONEONTA, NY (01/15/2014)(readMedia)-- A total of 153 SUNY Oneonta students earned Provost's List honors for the fall 2013 semester. To qualify for the Provost's List, students must earn a perfect 4.0 GPA while carrying a course load of 12 hours or more.

Justin Barnett of Clifton Park (12065)

Ryan Hendrickson of Clifton Park (12065)

Nathan Laing of Waterford (12188)

Kayla Silvia of Clifton Park (12065)