Local scholars earn degrees, Dean’s List honors

Belleville’s Trevell Allyne earns MBA at UMD

Trevell Allyne, of Belleville, earned a master’s of business administration from the University of Maryland’s Global Campus. More than 8,000 students from all 50 states, four U.S. territories and 26 countries earned UMGC degrees worldwide in fall 2021.

Several local scholars make Dean’s List at Muhlenberg College

Several local students made the Dean’s List at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania Elena Bresnan, Emily De Angelo and Abigail Scheidel, of Nutley; Dylan Harney, of Bloomfield; and Ingrid Stokes, of Kearny) Muhlenberg students and Muhlenberg College School of Continuing Studies students with a term GPA of 3.5 or higher are recognized for this academic achievement.

Numerous University of Scranton locals earn Dean’s List honors

Several local residents were among more than 1,650 students named to the University of Scranton’s Dean’s List for the 2021 fall semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have a grade-point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester. The list includes students from the university’s College of Arts and Sciences, Kania School of Management and Panuska College of Professional Studies.

The students include Ethan Connors, of Nutley, a sophomore social media strategies major; Athina Pramagioulis, of Nutley, a junior forensic chemistry major; Emily Sanchez, of Bloomfield, a junior mathematics major; Cristina Rodier, of Nutley, a junior occupational therapy major; Eric Camacho, of Bloomfield, a junior management major; and Lauren Holden, of Nutley, a senior marketing major.

The University of Scranton is a Jesuit institution located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Bloomfield’s Ryan Fallert on Hofstra’s Provost’s List with perfect GPA; others on Dean’s List

Ryan Fallert of Bloomfield, achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA during the fall 2021 semester, earning him a spot on the Provost’s List at Hofstra University, on Long Island, New York.

Meanwhile, Nora Janikian and Alexa McNulty, of Nutley; Sarah Pierre, of Bloomfield; and Jillian Tkaczyk, of Lyndhurst, were all on the Hofstra Dean’s List, having achieved at least a 3.5 GPA in the fall semester.

Cesia Diaz, of Belleville, on Wilkes’ Dean’s List

Cesia Diaz, of Belleville, was named to the Dean’s List at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, for the fall 2021 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits.

Several from Nutley, Bloomfield make URI’s Dean’s List

The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the following local students who made the fall 2021 Dean’s List. To be included on the Dean’s List, full-time students must have completed 12 or more credits for letter grades which are GPA applicable during a semester and achieved at least a 3.3 quality point average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 or more credits for letter grades which are GPA applicable earning at least a 3.3 quality point average.

The recipients include Samantha Abernovich, Nicole Eltzholtz, Jacqueline Rubino, Jillian Stack and Danielle Swan, all of Nutley; and Gabrielle Posternock and Annie Reynolds, both of Bloomfield.

Kearny’s Kristine Correa on Centenary’s Dean’s List

Kristine Correa, of Kearny, has made the Dean’s List at Centenary University, Hackettstown, for the fall 2021 semester. To achieve this honor, full-time students must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.8 or above and complete a minimum of 12 semester credits.

Two from Kearny make Quinnipiac’s Dean’s List

Kelly Leal and Anna Oliveira, both of Kearny, made the Dean’s List at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut. To qualify for the list, students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C. Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter grade basis to be eligible. Part-time students must complete at least six credits during a semester.

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