Local students named to Springfield College dean’s list

SPRINGFIELD, MA (02/06/2014)(readMedia)– Springfield College has named the following local residents to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2013 term.

Jack Porter of Gales Ferry (06335). Porter is studying American Studies.

Hayden Riley of Pawcatuck (06379). Riley is studying Applied Exercise Science.

Alexandra Barber of Norwich (06360). Barber is studying Art Therapy.

Robert Bozym of Gales Ferry (06335). Bozym is studying Exploratory Studies.

Rachael Leitkowski of Colchester (06415). Leitkowski is studying Health Science/Pre-Physical Therapy.

Molly Giannattasio of East Lyme (06333). Giannattasio is studying Health Science/Occupational Therapy.

Amanda Lorentzen of Waterford (06385). Lorentzen is studying Health Science/Occupational Therapy.

Megan Stoddard of East Lyme (06333). Stoddard is studying Health Science/Occupational Therapy.

Deborah Caple of Norwich (06360). Caple is studying Human Services.

Wilfredo Rivera of New London (06320). Rivera is studying Human Services.

Jerry Davis of Uncasville (06382). Davis is studying Human Services.

Sydney Streimer of Mystic (06355). Streimer is studying Movement and Sport Studies.

Justine Podurgiel of Quaker Hill (06375). Podurgiel is studying Psychology.

Samantha Cannon of Essex (06426). Cannon is studying Psychology.

Brianna Collins of East Lyme (06333). Collins is studying Psychology.

Chloe Ware of New London (06320). Ware is studying Sports Biology.

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is known worldwide as the Birthplace of Basketball® and for the guiding principles of its humanics philosophy-educating students in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others. With its foundation of academic excellence and rich athletic heritage, Springfield College prepares students with real-world leadership skills for careers that transform lives and communities. The college offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fields of health sciences, human and social services, sport management and movement studies, education, business, and the arts and sciences. It also offers doctoral programs in physical education, physical therapy, and counseling psychology. The college is ranked in the 2014 edition of “Best Colleges” in the top tier of “Best Regional Universities — North Region” by U.S.News Media Group, and is designated as a premier Leadership Development Center by the YMCA of the USA. More than 5,000 traditional, nontraditional and international students study at its main campus in Springfield, MA, and at its School of Human Services campuses across the country.