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College Success News: June 14, 2013

Kerry Rose Meyers of Syosset has been named to the Dean’s List at Clemson University for the spring 2013 semester.  Meyers is majoring in Psychology.

To be named to the Dean’s List, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.

Ranked No. 25 among national public universities, Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel.

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The following area residents graduated from graduated from Quinnipiac University during the 82nd Undergraduate Commencement held May 19:

Sarah Callahan of Oyster Bay, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Dana Fried of Jericho, Bachelor of Science in Health Science/Occupational Therapy; Alexander Leinwand of Brookville, Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications; Michael Lesse of Syosset, Bachelor of Science in Health Science/Physical Therapy; Ashley Sadej of Old Brookville, Bachelor of Arts in Film, Video & Interactive Media; Ashley Sadej of Old Brookville, Bachelor of Arts in Theater; Katelyn Stoll of East Norwich, Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics; Andrea Tsigakos of Syosset, NY, Bachelor of Science in Health Science/Physical Therapy; and Alysse Zaffos of Syosset, Bachelor of Science in Health Science/Occupational Therapy

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,200 full-time undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students in 58 undergraduate and more than 20 graduate programs of study in its School of Business and Engineering, School of Communications, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, School of Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences.

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Mike Tomasino, a sophomore Electrical Engineering major at Grove City College, has been named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction for the spring 2013 semester. Mike is a 2011 graduate of Smithtown Christian School and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tomasino (Lisa) from Syosset.

Students eligible for the Dean’s List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean’s List with Distinction a GPA of 3.60 to 3.84 and for the Dean’s List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.

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Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn., has announced the Dean’s List for the spring semester 2013. To receive this honor, a student must achieve a 3.6 grade average, based on a 4.0 scale. The following students made the spring 2013 Dean’s List:

Melissa Albanese of Oyster Bay, Mary Awad of East Norwich, Joseph Siringo of Oyster Bay, and Victoria Raffa of Syosset

Sacred Heart University, the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, offers more than 50 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. More than 6,000 students attend the University’s five colleges: Arts & Sciences; Health Professions; University College; the AACSB-accredited John F. (Jack) Welch College of Business; and the NCATE-accredited Isabelle Farrington College of Education.

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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:

Sarabeth Kreuter of Glen Head (sophomore, psychology), Kimberly Markell of Syosset (junior, graphic design), Kristopher Saber of Syosset (junior, psychology), Lauren Moskovic of Jericho (junior, psychology), Clifford Heller of Syosset (sophomore, broadcasting and mass communication), and Matthew Pilo of Woodbury (senior, wellness management).

Students who achieve grade averages of 3.80 and above on the 4.00 scale are named to the President’s List, the top 8.3 percent of Oswego students.

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2013, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2013 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges,” as well as its 2013 list of “best value” colleges and universities nationally.

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 Matthew Pilo of Woodbury, a senior wellness management major, has been named to the President’s List for the spring semester at SUNY Oswego.

Students who achieve grade averages of 3.80 and above on the 4.00 scale are named to the President’s List, the top 8.3 percent of Oswego students.

News

Eight students from Jericho High School, the largest number of students from any school on Long Island this year, are among the 300 semifinalists picked from 1,800 entrants nationally and overseas in the annual Intel Science Talent Search.

Brookville’s Green Vale School students were featured in the September/October 2013 issue of Sport Rocketry, the official journal of the National Association of Rocketry.

The seventh-grade students competed nationally at the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) last May in Virginia and were the youngest rocket scientists competing. They were also the only team from Long Island that qualified to enter the competition and one of only two teams from New York State.


Sports

The Syosset Braves 11-year-old football team recently won the Superbowl Championship Game against the Rosedale Jets with a final score of 13 to 0.

The Farrell & Schmidt Ho Ho Ho 5-Kilometer Run started and finished at the John F. Kennedy Middle School in Bethpage on Dec. 21. The top local finisher was Tim Mahony of Syosset, who scored in 11th place overall and third in the 15 to 19 age group.

Other locals winning awards in this year’s Ho Ho Ho Run were Gina Ferraro of Syosset (2nd woman, 35-39 age group), Patty Santella of Syosset (3rd woman, 45-49 age group), Kim Solomine of Syosset (2nd woman, 55-59 age group).


Calendar

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January 17

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January 17

Open Forum: Now What Do I Say?

January 21



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