Northwestern Press

Friday, August 23, 2019

Student-athletes compete

Thursday, August 22, 2019 by The Press in

Lebanon

Jacob Creitz of Germansville, and Jessica Hamati-Attieh of Allentown were two of nearly 200 student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen during the winter 2018-19 sports season.

Creitz, a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in communication sciences and disorders at Lebanon Valley College, Annville.

He was a member of the men’s swimming team.

LVC posted a 1-8 overall record in 2018-19.

Parkland grad earns award

Thursday, August 22, 2019 by The Press in

Colgate Univ.

Stacy Silnik, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2019, earned the fall 2018 dean’s award for academic excellence at Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y.

Silnik, graduate of Parkland High School, majored in English.

Students who receive a term grade-point average of 3.3 or higher while completing at least three courses earn the fall 2018 dean’s award for academic excellence.

Parkland graduates earn honors at Fairleigh Dickinson

Thursday, August 22, 2019 by The Press in

Brooke Sherwin and Michael Warg, 2015 Parkland alumni, graduated cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University on May 21 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

The ceremony recognized more than 2,000 graduates from both FDU’s New Jersey campuses.

Sherwin and Warg attended Parkland together starting in kindergarten at Ironton Elementary, then onto Orefield Middle School and finally finishing at Parkland High School in 2015.

They continued their college studies along with their athletic careers at FDU.

Students on dean’s list

Thursday, August 22, 2019 by The Press in

Elizabethtown

The following students were named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown.

Allentown: Makenzie Lehr, class of 2020 psychology major, and McKenna Stengel, class of 2019 health and occupation major;

Breinigsville: Rehana Persaud, class of 2019 biology major;

Germansville: Lucy Conrey, class of 2022 health and occupation major;

Kutztown: Emily Ebling, class of 2019 computer science major, and Justin Shurr, class of 2019 communications major;

Misericordia students complete diagnostic medical sonography certificate program

Friday, August 16, 2019 by The Press in

Misericordia University, Dallas, Luzerne County, recently recognized the 15th graduating class from the Diagnostic Medical Sonography certificate program and the second cohort from the Bachelor of Science degree program during the annual Sonography Recognition Ceremony in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall.

Twelve students completed the rigorous 18-month certificate program, which includes classroom and clinical instruction.

The sonography program — more commonly referred to as ultrasound — is for adult or nontraditional learners who possess the necessary prerequisites.

College Corner

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in

Students on

J. Madison

Nicolette Chuss of Fogelsville and Harrison Hall of New Tripoli were named to the president’s list for the spring 2019 semester at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Students who earn president’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.900 or above.

Chuss is majoring in communication sciences and disorders. Hall is majoring in biology.

Students earn degrees

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in

Albright

Brock Andrew Rabenold of Kutztown and Angela Marie Turczyn of Breinigsville, recently graduated from Albright College, Reading.

Rabenold, a graduate of Kutztown Area High School, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in digital studio art.

Turczyn, a graduate of Emmaus High School, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and secondary education, cum laude.

Jane Golden, founder and executive director of Mural Arts Philadelphia offered a commencement address after being awarded an honorary degree of humane letters.

Students on

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in

J. Madison

Nicolette Chuss of Fogelsville and Harrison Hall of New Tripoli were named to the president’s list for the spring 2019 semester at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Students who earn president’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.900 or above.

Chuss is majoring in communication sciences and disorders. Hall is majoring in biology.

Muhlenberg

The following Muhlenberg College students were recognized for their academic achievement and named to dean’s list for spring 2019.

Orefield student takes part in rally

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in

WIDENER U.

A group of seven Widener University honors students enrolled in a political science class on state and local government, recently traveled with Associate Professor Wes Leckrone to Harrisburg for Student Aid Advocacy Day.

Parker Robb of Orefield, a senior studying accounting, participated in this event.

Robb was among more than 200 students from 40 colleges and universities who took part in a rally at the state capitol April 9 and met with legislators.