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University of Scranton

Dean’s list is announced

Local residents were among more than 1,675 students named to the University of Scranton’s dean’s list for the 2023 spring semester. The dean’s list recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a GPA of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make this honor. The list includes students from the Jesuit university’s college of arts and sciences, Kania School of Management and Panuska College of Professional Studies.

Bath: Victoria J. Unangst, senior criminal justice major

Coplay: Colin M. Bowers, senior history major

Northampton: Hannah J. Werkheiser, junior kinesiology major

Whitehall: Michael J. Gallo, freshman political science major; Joseph M. Lisicky, senior accounting major

The University of Scranton is a Jesuit university located in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Rochester Institute of Technology

Students named to dean’s list

The following students were named to the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring semester of the 2022-23 academic year. Full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for this honor if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.4, they do not have any grades of incomplete, D or F and they have registered for and completed at least 12 credit hours.

Bath: Rachel Kulp, biology major

Coplay: Sonya Shivok, civil engineering technology major; Justin Roethlein, physics major

Northampton: Lena Kugelman, chemical engineering major; Hope Scott, industrial engineering major; Andrew Cochrane, motion picture science major

Whitehall: Joshua Prince, mechanical engineering major

Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls about 19,700 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the United States.

Western Carolina University

Hetherington named to dean’s list

Congratulations to Lucas Hetherington, of Whitehall, for being named to Western Carolina University’s spring 2023 dean’s list. Hetherington was among more than 3,000 students to achieve this honor. To qualify for this honor, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher while completing a minimum of 12 credit hours.

As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU attracts students from around the globe for its nationally ranked programs, affordability through NC Promise and exceptional student support.

Recognized as a top adventure college and surrounded by the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, students can explore the region’s vast natural diversity through unrivaled experiential learning and recreational activities. We offer residential, hybrid and online programs for undergraduate and graduate degrees at our main campus in Cullowhee, WCU in Asheville, located at Biltmore Park, and wherever students are through distance learning.

Ohio University

Dorward, Stewart named to provost’s list

Ohio University’s college of health sciences and professions students Kelly Dorward, of Bath, and Sabrina Stewart, of Whitehall, have been named to the university’s 2023 spring provost’s list. In the spring semester 2023, 2,124 of Ohio University’s part-time undergraduate students qualified for the inaugural provost’s list.

At the end of each semester, Ohio University’s undergraduate students are evaluated based on their semester GPA and hours to determine placement on the president’s list, dean’s list or provost’s list. The provost’s list recognition is shared with high-achieving, part-time undergraduate students who exemplify academic success. Qualifying students must possess a 3.5 or greater GPA and between 6 and 11.99 credit hours attempted for letter grades that are used to calculate GPA.

Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders. Ohio is committed to fostering, embracing and celebrating diversity in all its forms. Our Athens campus offers students a residential learning experience in one of the nation’s most picturesque academic settings. Additional campuses and centers serve students across the state, and online programs further advance the university’s commitment to providing educational access and opportunity.

College of Charleston

Gray named to president’s list

Caroline Gray, of Northampton, was named to College of Charleston’s spring 2023 president’s list. Gray’s major is currently undecided. To qualify for president’s list, a student must earn a GPA of 3.8 or higher and complete a minimum of 14 semester hours.

Located in the heart of historic Charleston, S.C., the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the college is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. Its beautiful and historic campus, combined with contemporary facilities, cutting-edge programs and accessible faculty, attracts students from across the United States and around the world.