Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Tamaqua Senior High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Tamaqua Senior High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Tamaqua Senior High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Tamaqua Senior High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
The Lebanon Valley College Concert Choir proudly announces its 82nd annual spring tour from March 18-25. Conducted by Dr. Matthew Erpelding, the 60-member ensemble will give multiple concert performances and choral music workshops in the central Pennsylvania area.
Cedar Crest College's Sophomore Expedition is a unique program that allows every sophomore who is in good academic and judicial standing to study abroad during spring break at no extra cost. This year's trip is to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from March 3 to March 11, 2018. Travel, lodging and meals are paid for by an anonymous alum. Minus the cost of a passport and visa, it won't cost students anything beyond their regular semester tuition, room and board, and fees.
Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken, this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but, in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.
More than 90 Wilkes University students will complete internships as part of their academic work in spring semester 2018. Internships complement academic work, provide students with practical experience in their field of study and prepare them to enter careers.
Lebanon Valley College is pleased to announce that the following students have been accepted for admission at The Valley.
Cazenovia College recognizes 229 students for their academic achievement during the Fall 2017 semester. Those named to the Dean's List have achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average.
Students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for their academic achievement and named to Dean's List for Fall 2017.
Cedar Crest College believes that being civically engaged in one's community is a critical step in one's life journey. Each year during New Student Orientation, students are provided an opportunity to begin their civic journey by volunteering during our annual Day of Service. This opportunity allows students to serve others while demonstrating learning, connection, and caring involvement in the surrounding community. The Class of 2021 teamed up with faculty and staff members, Interim President Elizabeth Meade, and the Friends of the Allentown Parks for the college's Day of Service on Saturday, August 26, 2017. The group cleaned up the grounds between Fountain Park and Valania Park in Allentown. Later in the day the group walked to Zion's Reformed United Church of Christ at 620 Hamilton Street, where Cedar Crest College held its first classes on September 5, 1867, for a photo.
Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 475 students during the summer, fall and winter semesters. Kutztown University announces degree conferment twice a year, once in the winter and once in the summer. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year. The following students have been awarded degrees since the spring 2017 announcement. The cumulative grade point average necessary for honors distinction is: with honor (cum laude) 3.40; with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.60 and with highest honor (summa cum laude) 3.80. Students listed multiple times have been awarded more than one degree. Students who have requested privacy (FERPA) are not listed publicly.
The Cedar Crest College Lutz Center for Community Service is a student run office providing individuals and campus groups with opportunities to participate in on-going service projects such as after school tutoring programs and nursing home visits. In addition, campus members can participate in a variety of one-time events such as blood drtives, helping at an animal shelter, and restocking at the local food bank. The Lutz Center for Community Service staff work to recruit, orient, reflect with and recognize volunteers through the development, facilitation and assessment of one-time and weekly programs with local community agencies and organizations. 2017-18 Lutz Center for Community Service student staff members are: Leslie Cano, Haley Smith, Adaliz Gonzalez, Lea Feldman, Grace Dougherty, Jamillexe Soto, Corina Peguero, Martha Arredondo, Michelle Reyes, Abagail Billig, Elizabeth Thompson, Kelsey Kehm, Sherlee Velazquez, Madeline Kortze.
Wilkes University inducted 15 students as full members into the Theta Delta Chapter of the Beta Beta Beta national biological honor society during an induction ceremony held during the fall 2017 semester. An additional 12 students were inducted as associate members. Full members are juniors or seniors who have completed at least 16 credits in biology with at least a 3.25 grade point average and a 3.0 overall GPA. Associate members are sophomores and juniors who have completed fewer than 16 biology credits with at least a 3.25 grade point average and a 3.0 overall GPA. Beta Beta Beta was founded in 1922 at Oklahoma City University by Dr. Frank G. Brooks and his students. The idea of an honor society and professional society for biology students spread and by 1925 the society became a national organization. The Theta Delta Chapter was installed at Wilkes in 2001.
The following students have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester at Baldwin Wallace University according to Stephen D. Stahl, Provost. Students who receive at least a 3.6 GPA for seven or more graded hours in a single semester are named to the Dean's List.
Coastal Carolina University has announced that 814 students made the President's honor list for high academic achievement for the 2017 Fall Semester. To qualify for the President's List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and must be enrolled full time.
The following students were named tothe Dean's List for the Fall 2017 semester at Grove City College
The Cedar Crest College Student Nursing Association (SNA) is open to all students majoring in nursing. The SNA is a very important part of the nursing program bykeeping students aware of changing trends in nursing and by increasing student awareness of the various aspects of nursing. Students are considered an active member of SNA as long as they attend half of all the meetings and half of all events. Students may participate in any of the three major committees within the SNA: fund-raising, community and social. In the past, members of SNA have organized clothing drives, held Easter egg hunts, participated in blood drives, sponsored guest speakers and assumed Board positions in the Student Nurses Association of PA. General business meetings are held monthly. Fund-raisers, community activities and social events are held throughout the semester. 2017-18 Cedar Crest College Student Nursing Association officers are: President - Fritzie Manrique; Vice President - Tanisha Farber; Secretary - Emily Robbins; Treasurer - Megan Finlayson; Advisors - Christine Embon and Elba Kerkusz.
The Cedar Crest College Student Activities Board provides social, cultural and educational programs to the College community. Some recent programs include karaoke nights, musical entertainment, game show nights and comedy nights. The main goal of the Board is to provide entertaining and enriching experiences for the entire Cedar Crest College community. Students involved with the Board are provided many opportunities to develop leadership skills while initiating and programming events. All students and members of the College community are encouraged to meet and share talents, interests and ideas to assist the Student Activities Board in its endeavors. 2017-18 Student Activities Board officers are: President - Jackalyn Beckett; Vice President - Kari Vanderslice; Secretary - Shelby Szoke; Treasurer - Catlyn Mann; On-Campus Events Chair - Nyla Boulware; Life Performance Chair - Abagail Billig; Road Trip Chair - Kassandra Miller; Advisors - Lauren Condon and Fae Dietz.
More than 1,725 students have been named to the Fall 2017 Dean's List at Kutztown University. To be eligible for the Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60.
Lebanon Valley College recognized nearly 250 student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen fall athletic teams.
Students from Lebanon Valley College presented research in the areas of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology at the 20th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at UMBC in October.
The LVC Chamber Choir is one of four regional choral groups selected to perform at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) conference at Susquehanna University on Nov. 11. They will be performing a program entitled "Mysteries, Miracles, and Mayhem."