Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

RIT announces Spring 2016 Dean's List

ROCHESTER, NY (07/18/2016)-- The following local residents made the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2016 semester:

  • Catherine Altenburger of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying game design and development.
  • Jenna Ammerall of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying new media design.
  • Dyllan Barnum of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying mechanical engineering technology.
  • Daniel Bissett of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying industrial engineering.
  • Kevin Cosgrove of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying film and animation.
  • Jesse Cutler of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying industrial engineering.
  • Megan Di Benedetto of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying electrical engineering technology.
  • Cheryl Fang of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying interior design.
  • Samantha Herman of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying graphic design.
  • Miranda Joly of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying professional photographic illustration.
  • Clancy Morgan of Melrose (12121), who is studying film and animation.
  • Jason Myers of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying game design and development.
  • Anna Raleigh of Waterford (12188), who is studying applied mathematics.
  • Andrew Rosario of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying business administration-accounting.
  • Joshua Sangaline of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying computer science.
  • Ryan Stadtlander of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying computing and information technologies.
  • Lori Sze of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying business administration-accounting.
  • Yaohang Wang of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying interior design.
  • Edward Wong of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying software engineering.
  • Dana Wright of Clifton Park (12065), who is studying film and animation.

Spring 2016 Certified Graduates

ROCHESTER, NY (07/19/2016)-- Rochester Institute of Technology celebrated its 131st Academic Convocation in May. Diplomas were distributed to graduates following the event at separate ceremonies held by each of RIT's nine colleges and two academic centers. Local residents who graduated include:

Catherine Altenburger of Clifton Park (12065), who received a BS in game design and development from RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

Megan Di Benedetto of Clifton Park (12065), who received a BS in electrical engineering technology from RIT's College of Applied Science and Technology.

Cheryl Fang of Clifton Park (12065), who received a BFA in interior design from RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

Miranda Joly of Clifton Park (12065), who received a BFA in professional photographic illustration from RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

Anshul Kapoor of Clifton Park (12065), who received a BS in software engineering from RIT's B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

Lori Sze of Clifton Park (12065), who received a BS in business administration-accounting from RIT's Saunders College of Business.

Yaohang Wang of Clifton Park (12065), who received a BFA in interior design from RIT's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

Spring dean's list honors announced at Tufts University

MEDFORD, MA (07/19/2016)-- Tufts University recently announced the dean's list for the Spring 2016 semester.

Among these students are:

  • Jennifer Lucius of Mechanicville, NY, class of 2019
  • Tyler Olney of Clifton Park, NY, class of 2017

SUNY Oswego announces spring 2016 graduates from area

OSWEGO, NY (07/19/2016)-- Several students from the area completed their baccalaureate studies at SUNY Oswego in spring 2016 and were recognized during Commencement in May.

Karlee Brown of Clifton Park graduated with a degree in marketing

Caleb G. Dorn of Clifton Park graduated with a degree in biology

Simone R. Duscha of Clifton Park graduated, cum laude, with a degree in public relations

Jeremy Ellis of Clifton Park graduated with a degree in zoology

Daniel B. Hoang of Clifton Park graduated, cum laude, with a degree in information science

Miles J. Kelly of Clifton Park graduated, cum laude, with a degree in business administration

Jeffrey M. Sitko of Clifton Park graduated with a degree in business administration

John P. Trawinski of Clifton Park graduated, cum laude, with a degree in applied mathematical economics

Robert G. Wolny of Clifton Park graduated with a degree in economics

Perry Kennedy of Stillwater graduated with a degree in zoology

James M. Palmieri of Stillwater graduated with a degree in public justice

Nicholas J. Butto of Waterford graduated with a degree in public justice

Tara Rhatigan Achieves Dean's List at SUNY Delhi

DELHI, NY (07/19/2016)-- Tara Rhatigan of Halfmoon, NY, has been cited for academic achievement for the Spring 2016 semester at the State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi.

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

EASTON, PA (07/19/2016)-- Kevin Albagli of Clifton Park (12065) has been named to the 2016 spring 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.