Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

ALBANY, N.Y. – February 26, 2016 – Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Matthew Higgs from Mechanicville, NY earned a place on the school’s Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester.

Dean’s List status is awarded to students who have successfully completed their course work with a semester grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 score.

Emerson College Announces Local Dean's List Honorees

BOSTON, MA (02/25/2016)-- The following local residents have been named to Emerson College's Dean's List for the Fall 2015 semester. The requirement to make the Dean's List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

Samantha Buntich of Clifton Park 12065

Sarah Gariepy of Halfmoon 12065

Willow Lautenberg of Stillwater 12170

Kevin Albagli of Clifton Park Named to Dean's List at Lafayette College

EASTON, PA (02/25/2016)-- Kevin Albagli of Clifton Park (12065) has been named to the 2015 fall semester Dean's List at Lafayette College for outstanding academic achievement. To qualify for Dean's List, a student must achieve at least a 3.60 semester grade point average on a scale of 4.0.

Albagli is a graduate of Shenendehowa High School.

Rensselaer Students Named to Fall 2015 Dean's Honors List

TROY, NY (02/25/2016)-- Approximately 2,000 students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were named to the Dean's Honor List for the Fall 2015 semester. The Dean's Honor List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.50 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below "C."

Katelyn Angeliu of Clifton Park (12065)

Tatios Barkamian of Melrose (12121)

Luke Bateman of Schaghticoke (12154)

Hailey Beyer of Clifton Park (12065)

Pierre Fabris of Clifton Park (12065)

Sarah Farnham of Halfmoon (12065)

Aidan Gorby of Clifton Park (12065)

Jiyu Hu of Mechanicville (12118)

Aaron Kalish of Clifton Park (12065)

Andrew Lashombe of Clifton Park (12065)

Harrison Ma of Clifton Park (12065)

Peter Matla of Melrose (12121)

Sydney Ruzicka of Waterford (12188)

Bilal Salam of Waterford (12188)

Daniel Sze of Clifton Park (12065)

Andrew Travis of Stillwater (12170)

Eric Tsui of Clifton Park (12065)

Colton Wicks of Mechanicville (12118)

Rensselaer Students Named to Fall 2015 Dean's List

TROY, NY (02/25/2016)-- Over 900 students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2015 semester. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who maintain grade-point averages of a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 and have no grades below "C."

Stuart Curtis of Clifton Park (12065)

Paul Horner of Waterford (12188)

Okan Kaya of Clifton Park (12065)

Rachael King of Mechanicville (12118)

Faith Marro of Johnsonville (12094)

Local Residents Named to RIT Dean's List

ROCHESTER, NY (02/24/2016)-- The following local residents made the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for fall semester 2015-2016. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.

  • Anna Raleigh of Waterford (12188), who is studying in the applied mathematics program.
  • Lori Sze of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the business administration-accounting program.
  • Jordan Rosario of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the computer science program.
  • Joshua Sangaline of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the computer science program.
  • Matthew McGarvey of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the electrical engineering program.
  • Ethan Koval of Waterford (12188), who is studying in the environmental sustainability, health and safety program.
  • Clancy Morgan of Melrose (12121), who is studying in the film and animation program.
  • Dana Wright of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the film and animation program.
  • Erin Logan of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the game design and development program.
  • Jason Myers of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the game design and development program.
  • Samantha Herman of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the graphic design program.
  • Daniel Bissett of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the industrial engineering program.
  • Jesse Cutler of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the industrial engineering program.
  • Schuyler Radliff of Stillwater (12170), who is studying in the industrial engineering program.
  • Cheryl Fang of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the interior design program.
  • Yaohang Wang of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the interior design program.
  • Dyllan Barnum of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the mechanical engineering technology program.
  • Jenna Ammerall of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the new media design program.
  • Meghan Connor of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying in the photographic and imaging technologies program.

Brooke Retell Inducted into Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society

ONEONTA, NY (02/24/2016)-- Brooke Retell of Mechanicville, NY, was inducted into SUNY Oneonta's Beta Eta Chapter of the Chi Alpha Epsilon national honor society during a ceremony on Feb. 17.

Erin Chan Named to Fall 2015 Dean's List at University of the Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, PA (02/24/2016)-- Erin Chan has been named to the fall 2015 Dean's List at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a "C" and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken in the fall of 2015.

Chan of Mechanicville, NY (12118), is a health science student.