Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Amber Howe of Stillwater graduates from Harding University

SEARCY, AR (06/09/2016)-- Amber Howe of Stillwater (12170) is one of more than 750 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University's commencement exercises May 7, 2016.

Howe received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting.

Springfield College Recognizes Dean's List Students for the 2016 Spring Semester

SPRINGFIELD, MA (06/10/2016)-- Springfield College has named the following area students to the dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2016 term. Criteria for selection to the dean's list requires that the student must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework for the semester, the student must not have any incompletes in the designated semester, and the student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.500 for the semester.

Benjamin Ryan of Clifton Park, NY (12065). Ryan is studying Communications/Sports Journalism.

Kimberly Thompson of Mechanicville, NY (12118). Thompson is studying Health Science.

Area Residents Graduate from Marist College

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (06/10/2016)-- The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 20:

Dana Foucault of Clifton Park, NY, received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work.

Shannon McCormack of Clifton Park, NY, received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Derek Rose of Mechanicville, NY, received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

More than 4,986 University of Rhode Island students are named to the Spring 2016 Dean's List

KINGSTON, RI (06/10/2016)-- The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 4,986 undergraduates have qualified for the Spring 2016 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, other states and 25 countries.

The following students from your area were named to URI's Spring 2016 Dean's List:

Caitlin V Runyon of Clifton Park, NY

Mary E Shaffer of Clifton Park, NY

Victoria Larose of Clifton Park, NY

Angela Ferlo of Clifton Park, NY

Elizabeth Rose Miles of Clifton Park, NY

Lindsey Rokjer of Clifton Park, NY

Michael Lawson of Clifton Park, NY

Justin Michael Rohrwasser of Clifton Park, NY

Brianna C Kobylar of Clifton Park, NY

Erin Chan of Mechanicville Received a Degree from University of the Sciences

PHILADELPHIA, PA (06/14/2016)-- Erin Chan of Mechanicville, NY (12118), was among the graduates recognized during University of the Sciences' 195th commencement celebration on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Chan graduated with a bachelor of science in health science degree .

162 Students Named to Spring 2016 Provost's List

ONEONTA, NY (06/15/2016)-- A total of 162 SUNY Oneonta students earned Provost's List honors for the spring 2016 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 2016 SUNY Oneonta Provost's List:

Emma Cohen of Stillwater, NY, (12170);

Alexandra DeCarlo of Schaghticoke, NY, (12154);

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

Sydney Krastins of Clifton Park, NY, (12065);

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

SUNY Canton Announces the President's List for Spring 2016

CANTON, NY (06/15/2016)-- More than 450 students earned President's List honors for the spring 2016 semester.

The President's List recognizes students who earned a GPA of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Among those to achieve the college's top award for overall academic achievement were:

  • Allie Troischt of Clifton Park (NY) 12065. Troischt is a SUNY Canton Criminal Investigation major who graduated from Shenendehowa Central School in 2015.
  • Robert C. Stevens of Stillwater (NY) 12170. Stevens is a SUNY Canton Management major who graduated from Stillwater Central School in 2012.

More than 1,400 Students Named to Spring 2016 Dean's List

ONEONTA, NY (06/15/2016)-- A total of 1,469 SUNY Oneonta students earned Dean's List honors for the spring 2016 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 2016 SUNY Oneonta Dean's List:

Justin Babbino of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Connor Chapman of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Gregory Chieco of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Taylor Cox of Melrose, NY (12121);

Danielle Darrow of Stillwater, NY (12170);

Alyssa Garrison of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Kaitlin Gaug of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Emily Gillespie of Johnsonville, NY (12094);

Jordan Gougler of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Madeline Gribben of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Ryan Hendrickson of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Elizabeth Hill of Johnsonville, NY (12094);

Aliah Joslin of Mechanicville, NY (12118);

Constance Krause of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Nathan Laing of Waterford, NY (12188);

Joshua Louden 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);

Jennifer Phelps of Waterford, NY (12188);

Tiffany Rosenthal of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Allen Rossetti of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Margaret Sanderson of Schaghticoke, NY (12154);

Rachael Shine of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Kathryn Shufon of Johnsonville, NY (12094);

Emily Snyder of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Evelyn Trawinski of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Sarah Tucker of Clifton Park, NY (12065);

Megan Yattaw of Waterford, NY (12188);

Jenkin Schmidt of Stillwater Made the Dean's List at SUNY Canton

CANTON, NY (06/15/2016)-- Jenkin Schmidt, a SUNY Canton Homeland Security major from Stillwater (NY) 12170, made the Dean's List for the spring 2016 semester. Schmidt is a 2014 graduate of Ballston Spa High School.

SUNY Geneseo Announces President's List for Spring Semester 2016

GENESEO, NY (06/16/2016)-- The State University of New York at Geneseo has announced its President's List for the spring semester 2016. 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. On the list from this area are:

Sara Niles of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Mikayla Moore of Stillwater, NY (12170)

Allison King of Clifton Park (12065) named to the Spring 2016 President's List at Western New England University

SPRINGFIELD, MA (06/16/2016)-- Allison King has been named to the President's List at Western New England University for Spring semester of 2016. King is working toward a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

SUNY Geneseo Announces Dean's List for Spring Semester 2016

GENESEO, NY (06/16/2016)-- The State University of New York at Geneseo has announced its Dean's List for the Spring Semester 2016. To be on the list, a student must have achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Sara Feinland of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Melissa Frank of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Thomas Hurysz of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Adam Murray of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Laura Ricci of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Shayna Ross of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Victoria Savallo of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Alyssa Signor of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Cailin Sofko of Clifton Park, NY (12065)

Marisa Moore of Schaghticoke, NY (12154)

Rachel Moore of Schaghticoke, NY (12154)

Taylor Moore of Stillwater, NY (12170)

Briana Swota of Clifton Park Named to the University of Hartford Dean's List

WEST HARTFORD, CT (06/16/2016)-- The University of Hartford is pleased to announce Briana Swota of Clifton Park has been named to its Dean's List for Spring 2016.

Clifton Park resident graduates from James Madison University

HARRISONBURG, VA (06/17/2016)-- Aimee Jordan Hooper of Clifton Park, NY graduated with a degree in special education from James Madison University during the May 6, 2016 commencement exercises.