Northwestern Press

Friday, December 13, 2019

Local students receive awards

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by The Press in

Cedar Crest

Cedar Crest College, Allentown, recently celebrated the accomplishments of dozens of students during its 2018-2019 awards ceremony.

The Cedar Crest College Awards Ceremony is held each year on the day before commencement.

Local students included:

Allentown: Julianna Marotta received the Beta Beta Beta award, Colleen Rattan, received the Noble/Baird Scientific award and Angelica Bonisese received the Allen Center for Nutrition Award;

Breinigsville: Ruby Garcia, received the Ralph R. Johnson, Jr. Leadership Prize; and

Student conducts research

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by The Press in

Muhlenberg College student Iffat Imran, Class of 2020, a biochemistry major with a math minor, conducted research at the college this summer.

Working with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Justin Sparks, Imran of Orefield was uncovering new ways to view chemical reactions by manipulating the optical and molecular characteristics of a molecule.

Through the use of photolithography, a process of coating a space in polymer and gold, Iffat was able to view light passing through in different ways.

Local residents on dean’s lists

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by The Press in

Scranton

The following students were among nearly 1,600 students named to The University of Scranton’s dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester.

Allentown: Andrew J. Luchansky, freshman business administration major in the University’s Kania School of Management.

Kempton: Jaclyn E. Hardcastle, junior occupational therapy major in the University’s Panuska College of Professional Studies.

The following students were named to the dean’s list for both the 2018 fall and 2019 spring semesters at the university.

Orefield resident earns degree

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in

E. Stroudsburg

Samuel Pash, of Orefield, a biochemistry major, was part of the first cohort of Clear Path Scholars who graduated May 11 at East Stroudsburg University’s annual spring commencement ceremony.

The cohort of 13 scholars was celebrated at a cording ceremony on April 28, where the students were given red and grey cords and pins to wear on commencement day.

The Clear Path Scholars program is a National Science Foundation funded program supporting students transferring to ESU from community colleges and majoring in select STEM disciplines.

Student studying

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in

Albright

Thania Inoa De Jesus of Allentown is studying abroad this fall in Alicante, Spain, hosted by the University of Alicante.

A graduate of William Allen High School, Inoa De Jesus is majoring in business administration/communications at Albright College.

Albright students interested in studying abroad must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.

Student named

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in

Elmira

EC Athlete of the Week Awards were presented to field hockey goalkeeper Tina O’Donnell, ‘20, for the week ending Oct. 7.

O’Donnell was once again stellar in the cage for the Soaring Eagles in a trio of starts.

She combined for a 0.67 goals-against average, a .926 save percentage and 25 saves while earning her third shutout win of the year on Oct. 6.

In her first start of the week at Brockport, the Kutztown native posted 14 saves, her third-highest single-game total of the season, in a narrow 1-0 loss to the Golden Eagles.

Article By: The Press

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in

Thania Inoa De Jesus of Allentown is studying abroad this fall in Alicante, Spain, hosted by the University of Alicante.

A graduate of William Allen High School, Inoa De Jesus is majoring in business administration/communications at Albright College.

Albright students interested in studying abroad must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.

Study abroad opportunities are managed by Albright’s Experiential Learning and Career Development Center, and are available to students regardless of their major areas of study.

Students receive scholarships

Friday, December 6, 2019 by The Press in

Del Val

Nicole Freeman, of New Tripoli, and Isaac Mengel, of Kutztown, were recent recipients of the top three merit-based admission scholarships at Delaware Valley University, Doylestown.

Lebanon

Jessica Hamati-Attieh of Allentown received the Outstanding Female Athlete and Volleyball Team MVP awards at Lebanon Valley College’s 70th annual All-Sports reception April 28 in Louis A. Sorrentino Gymnasium.

Lebanon awarded year-end accolades and team MVP honors to LVC’s senior student-athletes, who were recognized for their achievements.