Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00
The following local students have been named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester:
Christine Ryan, Plainview is a member of the Class of 2014 and is majoring in Communication.
Daniel Ventricelli, Woodbury is a member of the Class of 2014 and is majoring in Communication.
The following students were named to the University at Albany’s spring 2013 Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement:
Katie McGowan of Old Bethpage
Myong Park of Plainview
Steven Regensburg of Plainview
Jeffrey Rosenheck of Plainview
Ashley Solowan of Woodbury
Amy Spitz of Old Bethpage
Stephen La Rosa was a recipient of the Dean’s Award for academic excellence during the 2013 spring term at Colgate University, where La Rosa was a Biology major, and a graduating member of the Class of 2013.
To be eligible for the Dean’s Award, a Colgate student must achieve higher than a 3.30 average while enrolled in at least four courses. La Rosa is a graduate of Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS, and lives in Old Bethpage.
Corey Lee Elowsky of Plainview was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Elowsky is enrolled in the university’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.
To qualify for the Dean’s List in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 12 graded units.
Plainview Old Bethpage-JFK HS graduate
Currently a rising Sophomore at University of Florida’s Fisher College of Accounting
Accomplishment - Dean’s List, Freshman year
Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS graduate
Currently a rising Sophomore at University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration
Accomplishment - Dean’s List, Spring 2013 Semester
More than 200 students achieved perfect 4.0 grade point averages in the Spring 2013 semester, earning them a spot on Hofstra University’s Provost’s List. A student must complete at least 12 semester hours with ‘A’ grades to qualify. Hofstra University Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Herman Berliner applauds these students’ impressive success, and recognizes that past achievement is an excellent predictor of continued success in the future.
Local students named to the Provost’s List include:
Jennifer Disiena of Woodbury
Jillian Schon of Plainview
Saturday, 08 March 2014 00:00
Famous American painter Georgia O’Keeffe was the topic of discussion at the Plainview Old-Bethpage Public Library on Feb. 20.
Members of the audience were given an in-depth look into the life and artwork of O’Keeffe through a self-made and researched lecture and slideshow by art appraiser Louise Cella Caruso.
O’Keeffe lived for 98 years. Within her lifetime, she was granted the Medal of Arts by Ronald Regan, and in 1938, she was selected as one of the 12 most outstanding women of the previous 50 years. When she passed away she was accorded the honor of a first page obituary in the New York Times.
Friday, 07 March 2014 00:00
In celebration of its tenth anniversary, the Kids of Distinction program is offering more scholarships and planning a festive gala that will look back on a decade of supporting our most civic-minded children. The Town of Oyster Bay and the Old Bethpage-based Kids Helping Kids by Kids Way, Inc., the sponsoring entities, are seeking nominations of local youngsters who are standouts in public service for the 2014 awards.
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, together with Kids Helping Kids co-founders Robert A.J. Eslick and Philip M. Eslick, kicked off the search for a new batch of “kids of distinction” at the end of February. Nominations are due by May 16. Winners will be recognized at a special ceremony held by the board of trustees on Tuesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. with a citation from the Town and a $2,000 scholarship from Kids Helping Kids.