Local Students Earn Academic Honors

Erin Clancy Earn Dean’s List Honors at Roger Williams University

The following students have  been named to the Spring 2020 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University, in Bristol, R.I. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher are placed on the Dean’s List that semester.

Erin Clancy of Lynn

Elias Bakas of Lynn

Julia Belliveau of Lynn

Thomas Wallace of Lynn

About RWU: With campuses on the coast of Bristol and in the heart of Providence, R.I., Roger Williams University is a forward-thinking private university committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning. At RWU, small classes, direct access to faculty and guaranteed opportunity for real-world projects ensure that its nearly 4,000 undergraduates – along with hundreds of law students, graduate students and adult learners – graduate with the ability to think critically along with the practical skills that today’s employers demand. Roger Williams is leading the way in American higher education, confronting the most pressing issues facing students and families – increasing costs, rising debt and job readiness.

Yamal-Santiago Named to Dean’s List at Hofstra

Paola Yamal-Santiago of Lynn, excelled during the Spring 2020 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean’s List.

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 165 undergraduate program options and 175 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

Lasell First-Year Students’ Academic Achievements

Congratulations to the Lasell University students who completed their first year of studies.

Michaela Brunet of Lynn

Kelly Russell of Lynn

The University looks forward to their continued success!

Local Students Graduate from BU

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,927 students in May 2020.                                          

Receiving degrees were Sovannarath Pong, Master of Science in Medical Science; Catherine Rodriguez, Master of Business Administration in Business Administration and Management; Maritza E. Melara, Bachelor of Science in  Management Studies; Christina M. Hallisey, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Administration and Management, Summa Cum Laude; Kaylee M. Maher, Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, Cum Laude; Frank J. Gill, Master of Urban Affairs in Urban Affairs; Caroline L. Dally, Master of Education in Counseling; Alana Gerald, Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Jillian Lake, Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.                                  

Bernadin Named to the Champlain College Dean’s List

Alisha Bernadin of Lynn, who is majoring in Game Art & Animation, has been named to the Champlain College Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester.

Students on the Dean’s List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the semester.

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain, and more than 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. For more information, visit: www.champlain.edu.

Emerson College Announces Graduates

On Sunday, May 10, Emerson College awarded 959 undergraduate degrees for the Class of 2020. The College is committed to holding a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 in person when it is safe to do so, at a to be determined date.

Katie Wheaton of Lynn received a BA degree in Media Arts Production.

Allison Dixon of Lynn received a BA degree in Media Arts Production.

Rachel Gaudet of Lynn graduated in December 2019 and received a BA degree in Media Arts Production.

Based in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has approximately 3,780 undergraduates and 670 graduate students from across the United States and 50 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 90 student organizations and performance groups. Emerson is known for its experiential learning programs at Emerson Los Angeles, located in Hollywood, and at its 14th-century castle, in the Netherlands. For more information, visit emerson.edu.

Mieses Named to Dean’s List at Bates College

Abraham Mieses of Lynn was named to the dean’s list at Bates College for the fall semester ending in December 2019. This is a distinction earned by students whose cumulative grade point average is 3.8 or higher.

Mieses, the child of Jose O. Mieses and Rosario E. Fresco of Lynn, Mass., is a 2019 graduate of St. John’s Preparatory School. They are a first-year at Bates.

Though we have been delayed in sharing this news due to our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please know that our pride in our students who reached this high level of academic achievement is as strong as ever. Congratulations to Abraham and to all of the students on our Dean’s List!

Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading liberal arts college, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. Committed to opportunity and excellence, Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race, religion, or national origin. Cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action, Bates prepares leaders sustained by a love of learning and zeal for responsible stewardship of the wider world.

Pyram Graduates from Lawrence University

Ann Pyram of Lynn, has graduated from Lawrence University.

The Lawrence community gathered virtually in mid-June for a Commencement celebration unlike any other in the school’s 171-year history. Held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic that moved Spring Term classes to distance learning, the ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of nearly 270 Lawrentians in the Class of 2020.

Some graduates earned their degrees mid-year.

Ann Pyram earned a B.A. degree with a major in Ethnic Studies .

Founded in 1847, Lawrence University uniquely integrates a college of liberal arts and sciences with a nationally recognized conservatory of music, both devoted exclusively to undergraduate education. It was selected for inclusion in the book “Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About College.” Engaged learning, the development of multiple interests and community outreach are central to the Lawrence experience. Lawrence draws its 1,500 students from nearly every state and more than 50 countries.

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