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College Success News: June 14, 2013

Several area residents have been named to the Deans’ List for the spring semester at SUNY Oswego. Showing academic achievement, with their class year and major in parentheses, are: Kathryn Weiner of Tad Lane in Old Bethpage (junior, meteorology), Christopher Craddock of Phipps Lane in Plainview (sophomore, economics), Denise Davis of Manor Street in Plainview (senior, sociology), Catherine Koenig of Elmwood Court in Plainview (senior, human resource management), Peter Rukis of South Oyster Bay Road in Plainview (junior, economics) and Jessica Sandler of Beaumont Drive in Plainview (senior, childhood education).

The President’s and Deans’ lists represent the academic top 32.0 percent of the Oswego student body. To be included on the Deans’ List, students must have a semester grade average of 3.30 to 3.79.

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Muhlenberg College has announced its Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester.  Students must earn a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average (4.0-scale) to attain Dean’s List status.

Leah Boecker, a member of the class of 2015, is a Psychology major, from Old Bethpage. She is the child of Mr. & Mrs. William A Boecker and a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School.

Holden Walter-Warner, a member of the class of 2016, is an Undeclared major, from Old Bethpage. He is the child of Dr. Abra J Walter and Dr. Matthew L Warner and a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School.

Sari Weinerman, a member of the class of 2013, is a Theatre and Dance major, from Old Bethpage. She is the child of Mr. & Mrs. Neal M Weinerman and a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School.

Daniel Miller, a member of the class of 2013, is a Mathematics and Chemistry major, from Old Bethpage. He is the child of Mr. Robert T. Miller and a graduate of Chaminade High School.

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective liberal arts college in Allentown, PA. It is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

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Matthew Borkowsky, a business economics major from Plainview was one of 13 SUNY Oneonta students inducted into the SUNY Oneonta chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma during a ceremony on April 26.

Students ranking in the top 10 percent of baccalaureate programs and the top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business are eligible for this invitation.

Only the best business students in the world, and the professionals who have earned the distinction of “the Best in Business” during their academic careers, can claim membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, which has collegiate chapters on six continents. The 13 SUNY Oneonta students who earned invitations during the 2012-2013 academic year join an expanding worldwide network of more than 625,000 outstanding business professionals who have earned recognition through lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma.

News

Thousands of Long Islanders streamed into Burn Park in Massapequa recently for the Town of Oyster Bay’s annual Salute to America concert featuring Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pop Orchestra with fireworks by Grucci.

The event paid tribute to veterans, past and present, and honored three deserving honorees: Guillermo Torres, Plainview’s Robert Reahl and Barbara Tortorice.

Torres is the winner of the Town’s Veteran Lifetime Achievement Award. A Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient, Torres was wounded while on maneuvers.

The kids may be grown. The marriage may have not worked out. Perhaps retirement affords more free time than was anticipated.

Enter The Transition Network, an national social group featuring an active chapter on Long Island that meets regularly at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library.

Judy Forman, Plainview resident and program co-chair, noted that The Transition Network is an organization of women ages 50 and over who are ‘transitioning’ into the next phase of their lives — whether it be retirement, divorce, losing a loved one or so on — and helping them to meet new people while expanding their horizons.  


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