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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
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  • Area students received academic honors and graduated from college.
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     – Area students received academic honors and graduated from college.
    Dean's List
    COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
    Eric M. Miller from Hawley, a sophomore majoring in Management, was among more than 1,600 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the Spring 2014 Dean's List.
    To qualify for the Dean's List, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 grade point average.
    To qualify for the President's List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average. All students must be enrolled full time.
    Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from Myrtle Beach, SC.
    CCU offers baccalaureate programs in 66 major fields of study, including acclaimed programs in marine science, resort tourism and professional golf management.
    Seven graduate programs include an MBA as well as master's degrees in education, writing and coastal marine and wetland studies.
    More than 9,400 CCU students from across the country and the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction fueled by more than 120 student clubs and organizations.
    The University's many international partnerships make it possible for students to study in places such as Australia, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, Greece, France, Germany, Japan and Spain.
    Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College and became an independent state university in 1993.
    Learn more: http://www.coastal.edu/.
     
    PITT-BRADFORD
    Pitt-Bradford named 304 students to its spring Dean's List.
    Among those named to the Dean's list were:
    David J. Bierema, a sophomore biology major from Honesdale.
    Victor J. Robertazza, a junior history-political science major from Hawley.
    Dean's list status is awarded to full-time students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
    MESSIAH COLLEGE
    Honesdale resident Kathryn Figura was named to the dean's list for the 2014 spring semester at Messiah College.
    Page 2 of 4 - Figura is a sophomore majoring in education certification grades 4-8. Dean's list is earned by receiving a 3.6 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.
    Messiah College, a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, enrolls over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1909, the primary campus is located in Mechanicsburg, near the state capital of Harrisburg.
    BOB JONES UNIVERSITY
    Felicia Piccolo, a Senior Biblical Counseling major of Lake Ariel, was among approximately 1,400 Bob Jones University students named to the Spring 2014 Dean's List.
    To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a 3.0 grade point average.
    Located in Greenville, S.C., Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ. BJU offers a unique blend of rigorous academic programs, discipleship, and character and leadership development. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.
    BJU provides over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, and business. BJU has nearly 3,000 students from every state and more than 40 countries.
    ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE
    Elizabethtown College has announced the names of students whose outstanding academic performances have earned them recognition on the spring 2014 dean's list.
    The following students from your area are included:
    Sarah Radzieski of Lakeville
    Josiah Buxton of Lake Ariel
    Elizabethtown College, located in historic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a private coed institution offering more than four dozen liberal arts, fine and performing arts, science and engineering, business, communications and education degrees. Learn more at http://www.etown.edu/about/
     
    KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY
    Kutztown University has released the names of the 2014 Spring Semester Dean's List. The list includes 1,759 students.
    To be eligible for Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60.
    Area students who made the list are:
    Kylie R Amatuzzi of Honesdale
    Briana Lynn Denoie of Honesdale
    Page 3 of 4 - • Danielle A Kelly of Hawley
    Brooke Elizabeth Morris of Waymart
    Kristine C Nilsen of Waymart
    Elly T Skinner of Prompton
    Jenni Lee Ward of Newfoundland
    Founded in 1866, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a proud member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education located on 289 acres nestled in the beautiful East Penn Valley in Berks County, between Reading and Allentown.
    KU is just two hours from New York City; 90 minutes from Philadelphia. As the region's center for excellence in academics, culture and public engagement,
    KU's programs and reputation for quality offer students the opportunity to discover lifelong avenues of learning and discovery.
    KU students select from more than 100 areas of study within four colleges in a diverse liberal arts academic environment.
    To complement their studies, KU's NCAA Division II athletics program with 21 varsity sports joins the more than 160 student clubs and organizations providing students with a variety of activities for learning and discovery.
    For more information, please visit www.kutztown.edu.
    Commencement
    COOLEY LAW SCHOOL
    Justyna Thomas of Honesdale graduated from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School on May 18.
    She is also a graduate of Penn State Worthington Scranton and of Western Wayne High School in Lake Ariel.
    Justyna is the daughter of Stanley and Patricia Christopher and Laura Thomas.
    Celebrating 40 years of excellence, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission.
    Cooley has provided its more than 17,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academics to the real world.
    Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September.
    Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand rapids and Ann Arbor and in Tampa Bay, FL.
    JUANIATA COLLEGE
    Page 4 of 4 - Three hundred and seventy-two seniors were awarded Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees on Saturday, May 17, during ceremonies marking Juniata College's 136th Commencement.
    Among the graduates is the following local students:
    Kelsey Alison Kohrs of Honesdale, daughter of Randal J. Kohrs and Suzanne B. Kohrs, received a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental science with secondary emphasis in fine arts.
    While at Juniata, she studied abroad in The Gambia, Africa, the Galapagos, Ecuador, Pondicherry, India, and Bocas del Toro, Panama, served internships with Science in Motion and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and participated in a Ceramic Outreach Mosaic Project with the Huntingdon Area High School.Kohrs is a 2010 graduate of Honesdale High School.
    Matthew McLean Hill of Lake Ariel, son of Ann L. Hill and Donald C. Hill, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English secondary education. Hill is a 2009 graduate of Western Wayne High School.
    Juniata College is a national, liberal arts college located in Huntingdon.
    With an enrollment of 1,500, Juniata is a community dedicated to providing the highest quality education.
    BOB JONES UNIVERSITY
    Lake Ariel resident Felicia Piccolo was among the nearly 800 students who graduated from Bob Jones University earlier this month.
    Piccolo graduated with a BA in Biblical Counseling.
    During the 87th commencement exercises, 584 students received undergraduate degrees and 60 students received associate degrees.
    In addition, 130 students received master's degrees and 13 candidates received earned doctorates. Since its founding in 1927, Bob Jones University has conferred over 46,000 degrees.
    Located in Greenville, S.C., Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ.
    BJU offers a unique blend of rigorous academic programs, discipleship, and character and leadership development. They are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all they do.
    BJU provides over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, and business.
    BJU has nearly 3,000 students from every state and more than 40 countries.

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