Samantha Blake of Amston graduates with honors from James Madison University

HARRISONBURG, VA (06/10/2014)(readMedia)– Samantha Ann Blake of Amston,  graduated Cum Laude with a degree(s) in Communication Studies – BS from James Madison University during commencement exercises May 10, 2014.

Blake was among more than 3,500 students who received undergraduate, master’s, educational specialist and doctoral degrees.

James Madison University offers each student a future of significance — not an education of mere prestige, but an extraordinary education of exceptional scholarship, inventive thinking, unparalleled attention to the world community, a university-wide enthusiasm for teaching, and a commitment to student success.

USS Remora Class Joins the Fleet

GROTON (June 10, 2014) - Sixty-six Sailors of “Class 14280″ USS Remora (SS-487), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School, Friday, 13 June.

Seaman Apprentice Joseph Sampson was Class Honorman with a Grade Point Average of 98.79. Sampson, who was meritoriously advanced as a result of his academic performance, continues in the Apprentice Team Training pipeline.

Seaman Apprentice Javier McMillon was recipient of the Submarine Heritage Award.

Seaman Apprentice Michael Mize received the Navy Core Values Award for best exemplifying the standards and expectations of a United States Navy Sailor.

With Grade Point Averages of 90.0 or higher Seaman Recruit Jesse Guillot, Seaman William Austin, Seaman Angelito Mostajo, Seaman Clay Mayer, Seaman Jamar Williamson, Fireman Recruit Alexander Williams, Fireman Derrick Francis, Seaman Miguel Diaz Morales, Seaman Apprentice Tyler Harrington, Seaman Recruit Thomas Sundell, Seaman Recruit Matthew Harsey, Seaman Nicholas Mabry, Seaman Apprentice Christopher Santana, Machinist Mate 3rd Class Ian Patsfield, Seaman Matthew Gabb, Seaman Andrew Dibble, Seaman Recruit Jordan Guerrerosargent, Seaman Recruit Chase Mikulastik, Seaman Brian Christian, and Seaman Recruit Todd Montgomery joined Mize and McMillon as Graduates with Distinction.

Basic Enlisted Submarine School is a six-week introduction to the basic theory, construction and operation of nuclear powered submarines. In preparation for an assignment, Sailors receive instruction on shipboard organization, submarine safety and escape procedures.

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Local residents graduate from Saint Michael’s College, hear ocean explorer Sylvia Earle as speaker

COLCHESTER, VT (06/09/2014)(readMedia)– The following local residents graduated from Saint Michael’s College during the 107th commencement exercises held on the college campus May 11th:

Kevin Dante Holloman, son of Christopher Holloman of Waterford, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration.

Nicholas Rieger Kennedy, son of Amy and Michael Kennedy of Groton, with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude in History and Secondary Education.

Alexa Rae Long, daughter of Jesse and Jill Long of Waterford, with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology.

Tyler Zachary Wild, son of Clay and Laura Wild of Quaker Hill, with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude in Pre-Architecture and Economics.

The Commencement speaker was internationally known deep-sea explorer and oceans champion Sylvia Earle, who ultimately struck an optimistic note in her message to 2014 graduates about their power to offer hope and take actions that might preserve our planet for future generations.

The National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and world-renowned oceanographer, explorer, author and lecturer, nicknamed “Her Deepness” by the New Yorker and New York Times, addressed an audience of nearly 4,500 including 438 undergraduates (169 bachelor of science, 269 bachelor of arts), 41 master’s students (11 master of arts in clinical psychology, 19 master’s in education, one master of science in administration, 10 master of arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages) along with families, friends, faculty and staff. Degree recipients from last August and December also attended, bringing the total number of participating undergraduates to about 480.

Earle noted how appropriate it was on Mother’s Day to honor “the mother of all mothers – Mother Earth,” or perhaps even “Mother Ocean,” since that’s where 95 percent of the world’s life-giving water is. Earle suggested “we’re in a time like never before and never again” for making policies that might, in the true spirit of Saint Michael’s, takes others into account — even if they are the others of the future. Saint Michael the Archangel, she playfully reminded the audience, “was an action figure” representing the victory of good over evil — a good role model in a life-or-death struggle like the survival of the planet that is our only small shared home in such a vast universe.

“What are the reasons for hope? There is no greater reason for hope than this Class of 2014,” she concluded to cheers.

About Saint Michael’s College

Saint Michael’s College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country’s top-rated college towns, Saint Michael’s offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. To learn more, visit smcvt.edu.

Eastern Connecticut State University Full-time Students Named to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

WILLIMANTIC, CT (06/09/2014)(readMedia)– Eastern Connecticut State University recently released the names of full-time students who were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester.

Regene Abandula ’16 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Abandula’s major is Accounting.

Victoria Abate ’18 of Bozrah, was named to the Dean’s List. Abate’s major is Business Administration.

Ashley Adams ’18 of Mystic, was named to the Dean’s List. Adams’s major is Undeclared.

Daniel Allen ’16 of Baltic, was named to the Dean’s List. Allen’s major is Communication.

Whitney Allen ’16 of East Lyme, was named to the Dean’s List. Allen’s major is Psychology.

Adam Baber ’15 of Ledyard, was named to the Dean’s List. Baber’s major is Physical Education.

Mary-Elizabeth Bailey ’15 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Bailey’s major is Social Work.

Sophea Bailey ’16 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. Bailey’s major is Social Work.

Jacqueline Balser ’14 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Balser’s major is Spanish.

Matthew Barbaresi ’16 of Salem,  was named to the Dean’s List. Barbaresi’s major is Computer Science.

Kenneth Barki ’15 of Taftville, was named to the Dean’s List. Barki’s major is English.

Sarah Barning ’15 of Oakdale, was named to the Dean’s List. Barning’s major is Business Administration.

Brooke Baton ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Baton’s major is Sociology and Early Childhood Education.

Morgan Battye ’16 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Battye’s major is Visual Arts.

Taylor Berman ’16 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Berman’s major is Sport & Leisure Management.

Jessica Bessette ’15 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Bessette’s major is Biology.

Manan Bhatt ’16 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Bhatt’s major is Biology.

Erica Bibee ’16 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Bibee’s major is Biology.

Alexander Blais ’18 of Hanover, was named to the Dean’s List. Blais’s major is Accounting.

Erik Boornazian ’16 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Boornazian’s major is Psychology.

Gregory Booty ’14 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Booty’s major is Mathematics.

Caitlin Breen ’15 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Breen’s major is Elementary Education and English.

Jordan Brenner ’18 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Brenner’s major is Pre-Social Work.

Mattie Brett ’15 of Waterford, was named to the Dean’s List. Brett’s major is Physical Education.

Meaghan Brown ’15 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. Brown’s major is Spanish.

Morgan Brown ’15 of North Stonington, was named to the Dean’s List. Brown’s major is Music.

Stacei Browne ’15 of Uncasville, was named to the Dean’s List. Browne’s major is Social Work.

Leslie Bueno ’15 of Waterford, was named to the Dean’s List. Bueno’s major is Social Work.

Ashley Bullard ’15 of Mystic, was named to the Dean’s List. Bullard’s major is Political Science.

Kyle Burke ’16 of Salem, was named to the Dean’s List. Burke’s major is Pre-Secondary Education Certification and Mathematics.

Scott Butler ’17 of Salem, was named to the Dean’s List. Butler’s major is Undeclared.

Daniel Campbell ’15 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Campbell’s major is Psychology.

Jacob Carpenter ’15 of Niantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Carpenter’s major is English.

Lee Cattanach ’15 of New London, was named to the Dean’s List. Cattanach’s major is Accounting and Finance.

James Chadic ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Chadic’s major is Mathematics.

Amber Chalifoux ’15 of Preston, was named to the Dean’s List. Chalifoux’s major is Business Administration.

Kevin Chen ’15 of Uncasville, was named to the Dean’s List. Chen’s major is Biology.

Ashley Cholewa ’17 of Bozrah,  was named to the Dean’s List. Cholewa’s major is Pre-Secondary Education Certification and English.

Summer Cipriani ’18 of North Stonington,  was named to the Dean’s List. Cipriani’s major is Pre-Early Childhood Education and Psychology.

April Collier ’15 of Groton,  was named to the Dean’s List. Collier’s major is Psychology.

Megan Cordeau ’17 of Niantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Cordeau’s major is Pre-Early Childhood Education and Psychology.

Carlita Cross ’16 of Pawcatuck, was named to the Dean’s List. Cross’s major is Accounting.

Jason Curland ’15 of New London, was named to the Dean’s List. Curland’s major is Visual Arts.

Alex Davenport ’17 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Davenport’s major is Computer Science.

Laura Davis ’16 of Uncasville, was named to the Dean’s List. Davis’s major is Psychology.

Ronald Davis ’15 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Davis’s major is Music.

Ragan Decker ’16 of Essex, was named to the Dean’s List. Decker’s major is Psychology.

Joshua DeSouza ’17 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. DeSouza’s major is Business Administration and Sport & Leisure Management.

Gaurav Dhungana ’15 of New London, was named to the Dean’s List. Dhungana’s major is Computer Science.

Elizabeth Disco ’16 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. Disco’s major is Communication.

Jennifer Disco ’17 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. Disco’s major is Spanish.

Daniel Dolly ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Dolly’s major is Pre-Secondary Education Certification and English.

Colton Drain ’16 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Drain’s major is Accounting.

Justin Duperry ’17 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Duperry’s major is Biology.

Benjamin Dutko ’16 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Dutko’s major is Sociology.

Amanda Eakin ’18 of Ledyard, was named to the Dean’s List. Eakin’s major is Biology.

Erica Eakin ’16 of Ledyard, was named to the Dean’s List. Eakin’s major is English.

Sreynat Ear ’15 of Uncasville, was named to the Dean’s List. Ear’s major is Accounting.

Tiraa Edwards ’16 of Ledyard, was named to the Dean’s List. Edwards’s major is Spanish.

Lindsay Emblidge ’16 of Waterford, was named to the Dean’s List. Emblidge’s major is Sociology.

Megan Fancher ’16 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Fancher’s major is Business Administration.

Timea Ferry ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Ferry’s major is Accounting.

Kaila Finn ’15 of Uncasville, was named to the Dean’s List. Finn’s major is Social Work.

Brianna Fontana ’17 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Fontana’s major is Pre-Early Childhood Education and Psychology.

Jordan Fritz ’17 of East Lyme, was named to the Dean’s List. Fritz’s major is Psychology.

Joshua Fuchs ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Fuchs’s major is Accounting.

Salvator Galotti ’15 of Baltic, was named to the Dean’s List. Galotti’s major is Accounting.

Jonathan Garcia ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Garcia’s major is Business Administration.

Christopher Gardella ’16 of Voluntown, was named to the Dean’s List. Gardella’s major is Accounting.

Madison Gileau ’17 of Voluntown, was named to the Dean’s List. Gileau’s major is Biology.

Kayla Giordano ’17 of Salem, was named to the Dean’s List. Giordano’s major is Political Science.

Amanda-Marie Goode ’17 of Amston, was named to the Dean’s List. Goode’s major is Sociology.

Emily Haggett ’16 of Ledyard, was named to the Dean’s List. Haggett’s major is Communication.

Paul Hallinan ’17 of Pawcatuck, was named to the Dean’s List. Hallinan’s major is Business Administration.

Sean Hanrahan ’16 of Oakdale, was named to the Dean’s List. Hanrahan’s major is Pre-Elementary Education and Music.

Kai Hansen ’16 of Salem, was named to the Dean’s List. Hansen’s major is Visual Arts.

Christina Harmon ’17 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Harmon’s major is Psychology.

Amanda Hartman ’18 of Oakdale, was named to the Dean’s List. Hartman’s major is Pre-Social Work.

Destiny Hartmann ’18 of Stonington, was named to the Dean’s List. Hartmann’s major is Accounting.

Timothy Hennessey ’17 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Hennessey’s major is Physical Education.

Wesley Hodge ’18 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Hodge’s major is Business Administration.

Alexandria Holmes ’15 of Waterford, was named to the Dean’s List. Holmes’s major is Mathematics.

Matthew Hyatt ’15 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. Hyatt’s major is Early Childhood Education and Sociology.

Rebecca Ingoglia ’15 of Oakdale, was named to the Dean’s List. Ingoglia’s major is Visual Arts.

Matthew Irvine ’15 of Quaker Hill, was named to the Dean’s List. Irvine’s major is Physical Education.

Kellie James ’16 of North Franklin, was named to the Dean’s List. James’s major is Visual Arts.

Tathiana Jean-Baptiste ’18 of New London, was named to the Dean’s List. Jean-Baptiste’s major is Accounting.

Quiana Johnson ’17 of Waterford, was named to the Dean’s List. Johnson’s major is Pre-Elementary Education and Mathematics.

Rebecca Keenan ’16 of East Lyme, was named to the Dean’s List. Keenan’s major is Mathematics and Economics.

Caitlin Kennedy ’15 of Waterford, was named to the Dean’s List. Kennedy’s major is Psychology.

Solinda Keth ’15 of Quaker Hill, was named to the Dean’s List. Keth’s major is Visual Arts.

D’Andrea Knox ’16 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Knox’s major is Visual Arts.

Daniel Kowalsky ’16 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Kowalsky’s major is Mathematics.

Marisa LaBrecque ’18 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. LaBrecque’s major is Psychology.

Alyssa Lacerte ’15 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Lacerte’s major is Business Administration.

Katie Lamb ’15 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Lamb’s major is Business Administration.

William Lamb ’17 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Lamb’s major is Business Information Systems.

Kayla Lane ’15 of East Lyme, was named to the Dean’s List. Lane’s major is Sociology.

Amber Laubach ’16 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Laubach’s major is Sociology.

Erin Leduc ’15 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Leduc’s major is Physical Education.

Katie Levis ’15 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. Levis’s major is English.

Christine Lillis ’15 of Waterford, was named to the Dean’s List. Lillis’s major is Social Work.

Brandon Maciuba ’17 of Amston, was named to the Dean’s List. Maciuba’s major is Political Science.

Courtney Magario ’17 of Voluntown, was named to the Dean’s List. Magario’s major is Pre-Early Childhood Education and Psychology.

Cassandra Marion ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Marion’s major is Visual Arts.

Laura Markley ’16 of Preston, was named to the Dean’s List. Markley’s major is Environmental Earth Science.

Denyce Martell ’16 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Martell’s major is Psychology.

Lynn Mastrangelo ’16 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Mastrangelo’s major is Communication.

Seth Matteson ’15 of Pawcatuck, was named to the Dean’s List. Matteson’s major is Business Administration.

Rachel Mayle ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Mayle’s major is Sociology.

Morgan McKinney ’16 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. McKinney’s major is Pre-Social Work.

Madison McNally ’16 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. McNally’s major is Social Work.

Calixto Mesterhazy ’14 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. Mesterhazy’s major is Accounting.

Joseph Mezzarana ’16 of Niantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Mezzarana’s major is Business Administration.

Oswaldo Miranda ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Miranda’s major is Accounting.

Bryan Mitchell ’15 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Mitchell’s major is English.

Michaela Moebius ’16 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Moebius’s major is Psychology.

Robert Morgan ’15 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Morgan’s major is Business Administration and Theatre.

Kaytlin Murphy ’18 of Niantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Murphy’s major is Pre-Secondary Education Certification and English.

Berthe Ngomba ’15 of Quaker Hill, was named to the Dean’s List. Ngomba’s major is Social Work.

Jesusa Nicholson ’14 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Nicholson’s major is Accounting.

Kelsey Nixon ’17 of Ledyard, was named to the Dean’s List. Nixon’s major is Pre-Elementary Education and English.

Brittany Noonan ’18 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Noonan’s major is Undeclared.

James O’Grady ’15 of Mystic, was named to the Dean’s List. O’Grady’s major is Business Information Systems.

Carlos Onate ’16 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Onate’s major is Psychology.

Anny Ovalle ’17 of New London, was named to the Dean’s List. Ovalle’s major is Theatre and Communication.

Elise Petersen ’18 of Salem, was named to the Dean’s List. Petersen’s major is Pre-Secondary Education Certification and Mathematics.

Hannah Peterson ’15 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Peterson’s major is Sociology.

Amy Pinto ’16 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Pinto’s major is Visual Arts.

Alexa Plante ’17 of North Franklin, was named to the Dean’s List. Plante’s major is English.

Kelly Polson ’14 of Old Lyme, was named to the Dean’s List. Polson’s major is Business Information Systems.

Joyce Poon ’17 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Poon’s major is Pre-Early Childhood Education and Psychology.

Victoria Porter ’18 of North Franklin, was named to the Dean’s List. Porter’s major is Accounting.

Mischak Potter-Rivera ’18 of Baltic, was named to the Dean’s List. Potter-Rivera’s major is Physical Education.

Lauren Prevost ’18 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Prevost’s major is Business Administration.

Jason Prior ’15 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Prior’s major is Psychology.

Jessica Rainville ’15 of Amston, was named to the Dean’s List. Rainville’s major is Social Work.

Deval Raval ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Raval’s major is Social Work.

Brianna Rice ’16 of Uncasville, was named to the Dean’s List. Rice’s major is Accounting.

Courtney Ring ’16 of Baltic, was named to the Dean’s List. Ring’s major is Social Work.

Kyle Rockett ’14 of Ledyard, was named to the Dean’s List. Rockett’s major is Mathematics.

Julie Rodriguez ’16 of Niantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Rodriguez’s major is Sociology.

Alexandra Rogan ’15 of Mystic, was named to the Dean’s List. Rogan’s major is English.

Megan Saunders ’15 of Bozrah, was named to the Dean’s List. Saunders’s major is Communication.

Matthew Savona ’15 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Savona’s major is English.

Peter Scanlon ’15 of Niantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Scanlon’s major is Accounting.

Megan Scarpa ’15 of Quaker Hill, was named to the Dean’s List. Scarpa’s major is Social Work.

Ellen Schroeder ’17 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Schroeder’s major is Sport & Leisure Management.

Tyler Scott ’16 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Scott’s major is Visual Arts.

Daniel Shenkle ’16 of Lebanon, was named to the Dean’s List. Shenkle’s major is Pre-Secondary Education Certification and Mathematics.

Gregory Siege ’16 of Yantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Siege’s major is Business Administration.

Johnathan Simmons ’16 of Mystic, was named to the Dean’s List. Simmons’s major is Accounting.

Rachael Skinner ’15 of Uncasville, was named to the Dean’s List. Skinner’s major is Business Administration.

Lauren Smith ’18 of Mystic, was named to the Dean’s List. Smith’s major is Accounting.

Alexander Smola ’16 of East Lyme, was named to the Dean’s List. Smola’s major is Physical Education.

Trudy-Ann Solan ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Solan’s major is Psychology.

Adam St. Denis ’15 of Uncasville, was named to the Dean’s List. St. Denis’s major is Computer Science.

Brenee Stanavage ’15 of Salem, was named to the Dean’s List. Stanavage’s major is Psychology.

Justin Stanley ’15 of Quaker Hill, was named to the Dean’s List. Stanley’s major is Business Administration.

Evan Stockmon ’18 of Gales Ferry, was named to the Dean’s List. Stockmon’s major is Business Administration.

Anne Stolpe ’16 of Mystic, was named to the Dean’s List. Stolpe’s major is Early Childhood Education and Sociology.

Emily Story ’15 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Story’s major is English.

Sarah Straker ’15 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Straker’s major is Physical Education.

Joshua Tamosaitis ’15 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Tamosaitis’s major is Physical Education.

Marc Tate ’15 of North Stonington, was named to the Dean’s List. Tate’s major is Business Information Systems.

Gabrielle Tudisca ’17 of Bozrah, was named to the Dean’s List. Tudisca’s major is Business Administration.

Dylan Turner ’15 of Niantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Turner’s major is History and Social Science.

Samuel Underhill ’15 of North Franklin, was named to the Dean’s List. Underhill’s major is Computer Science.

Kelly Verhasselt ’15 of Preston, was named to the Dean’s List. Verhasselt’s major is General Studies.

Stuti Viyulie ’18 of East Lyme, was named to the Dean’s List. Viyulie’s major is Sociology.

Jessica Wagner ’17 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Wagner’s major is Visual Arts.

Trevor Warbin ’17 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Warbin’s major is Business Administration.

Matthew Warzecha ’15 of Versailles, was named to the Dean’s List. Warzecha’s major is Business Information Systems.

Derek Werner ’15 of Niantic, was named to the Dean’s List. Werner’s major is Biology.

Shannon Williamson ’15 of Baltic, was named to the Dean’s List. Williamson’s major is History.

Samantha Wilson ’15 of Groton, was named to the Dean’s List. Wilson’s major is Psychology.

Colleen Woodward ’15 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Woodward’s major is English.

Daniel Wunderlin ’16 of Oakdale, was named to the Dean’s List. Wunderlin’s major is Business Information Systems.

Melissa Zablonski ’15 of Colchester, was named to the Dean’s List. Zablonski’s major is History and Social Science.

Sophie Zhu ’14 of Norwich, was named to the Dean’s List. Zhu’s major is Business Information Systems and Accounting.

Eastern Connecticut State University is the state’s public liberal arts university and serves approximately 5,400 students each year on its Willimantic campus and at satellite locations. A predominantly residential campus, Eastern offers more than 30 majors and 50 minors while emphasizing a strong liberal arts foundation grounded in applied learning experiences. For more information, visit www.easternct.edu.

Springfield College Recognizes 2014 Graduates

SPRINGFIELD, MA (06/06/2014)(readMedia)– Springfield College Recognizes 2014 Graduates

Hayden Riley of Pawcatuck

Alexandra Barber of Norwich

Matthew Gilman of Salem

Melissa Larsen of Amston

Jacob Bocian of Old Lyme

Sydney Streimer of Mystic

Jennifer Thomas of Waterford

Alexandria Lewis-Collins of Norwich

Samantha Cannon of Essex

Justine Podurgiel of Quaker Hill

Lacy Johnson of Noank

Michelle Lukaszewicz of Salem

Brian Chalmers of Colchester

Springfield College recently held its commencement weekend where 600 master’s degrees, five certificates of advanced graduate study, nine doctor of philosophy degrees, and 30 doctoral of physical therapy degrees were awarded at the graduate commencement ceremony. At the undergraduate commencement, 944 bachelor’s degrees were awarded for a two-day total of 1588 degrees.

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is known worldwide 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 the 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, Mass., and at its School of Human Services campuses across the country.

Saint Anselm College Dean’s List Spring 2014

MANCHESTER, NH (06/05/2014)(readMedia)– Mark W. Cronin, Interim Dean of the College, announces the following students that were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.

Jessica Farley of Preston

Kevin Harris of Mystic

Kyleen Garrison of Bozrah

Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is a four-year liberal arts college providing a 21st century education in the Catholic, Benedictine tradition. Located in southern New Hampshire near Boston and the seacoast, Saint Anselm is well known for its strong liberal arts and nursing programs as well as for the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.

Jessica Farley Receives Nurse’s Pin, Graduates from Saint Anselm College

MANCHESTER, NH (06/04/2014)(readMedia)– Jessica Farley, of Preston, received a Saint Anselm nurse’s pin on April 26 and graduated Cum Laude from Saint Anselm College on May 17.

The pinning ceremony in the Abbey Church was a special event for Farley, who received a pin featuring elements of the college’s official seal and the symbol of a lamp referring to Psalm 119:105, “Your word is a lamp of my steps and a light for my path.” Dr. Sharon George, dean of nursing, pinned with the Saint Anselm pin to wear for the entirety of her career.

The pinning ceremony is a celebration of a student’s completion of Saint Anselm College’s respected nursing program and symbolizes preparedness to serve as a compassionate caregiver in the healthcare setting.

A member of the class of 2014, Farley earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing. At the college’s 121st commencement, Bob Schieffer, award-winning journalist and moderator of the CBS News‘ Sunday broadcast, “Face the Nation,” addressed the graduating class.

Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is a four-year liberal arts college providing a 21st century education in the Catholic, Benedictine tradition. Located in southern New Hampshire near Boston and the seacoast, Saint Anselm is well known for its strong liberal arts and nursing programs as well as for the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.

Connecticut College announces dean’s list for local area

NEW LONDON(06/04/2014)(readMedia)– The following local students have achieved Dean’s Honors, a recognition for students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.65, or Dean’s High Honors, a recognition for students who have earned a grade point average of at least 3.77, for the 2014 spring semester at Connecticut College.

Adam Bratin, a member of the class of 2015 at Connecticut College and resident of Waterford, achieved Dean’s Honors.

Conor Carroll, a member of the class of 2017 at Connecticut College and resident of East Lyme, achieved Dean’s Honors.

Prince Ilboudo, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of New London, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Emily Impellitteri, a member of the class of 2015 at Connecticut College and resident of Uncasville, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Yumi Kovic, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of Norwich, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Emil Lalov, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of New London, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Alexander Lloyd, a member of the class of 2016 at Connecticut College and resident of East Lyme, achieved Dean’s Honors.

Jerell Mays, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of New London, achieved Dean’s Honors.

Evelyn O’Regan, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of Waterford, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Zachary O’Shaughnessy, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of Norwich, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Khushbu Pandya, a member of the class of 2016 at Connecticut College and resident of Norwich, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Mitchell Paro, a member of the class of 2016 at Connecticut College and resident of Norwich, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Shannon Quinn, a member of the class of 2015 at Connecticut College and resident of Colchester, achieved Dean’s Honors.

Ian Rathkey, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of Old Lyme, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Molly Resnick, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of New London, achieved Dean’s Honors.

Nathan Roy, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of Essex, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Brooke Safferman, a member of the class of 2016 at Connecticut College and resident of Old Lyme, achieved Dean’s Honors.

S. Massoud Sallah, a member of the class of 2016 at Connecticut College and resident of New London, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Patricia Shields, a member of the class of 2014 at Connecticut College and resident of East Lyme, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Luke Watson, a member of the class of 2015 at Connecticut College and resident of Groton, achieved Dean’s Honors.

Baird Welch-Collins, a member of the class of 2017 at Connecticut College and resident of Waterford, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

Anna Westbrook, a member of the class of 2016 at Connecticut College and resident of New London, achieved Dean’s High Honors.

About Connecticut College

Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1900 students from all across the country and throughout the world. On the college’s 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives. The college, founded in 1911, is known for its unique combination of interdisciplinary studies, international programs, funded internships, student-faculty research and service learning. For more information, visit www.connecticutcollege.edu.

Kristan Dziurzynski Graduates from Berry College

MOUNT BERRY, GA (06/03/2014)(readMedia)– Kristan Dziurzynski of North Stonington graduated from Berry College with a BS degree in Psychology.

Berry College recently celebrated 425 new graduates at the Spring Commencement on May 10.

Guest speaker Roxanne Spillett, president emeritus of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the newest member of the Berry College Board of Trustees, gave the graduates an inspiring speech. Spillett was selected as one of the “Power 50″ by the Non-Profit Times for three consecutive years. She received the “Excellence in National Executive Leadership Award”, was cited as one of the “15 People Who Make America Great” and was appointed by George W. Bush to the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.

The graduation can be viewed on the web at www.berry.edu/webcast.

Berry College is an independent, coeducational college recognized nationally for the quality and value of its educational experience. College leaders from across the country chose Berry College as the nation’s number one “Up-And-Coming” liberal arts college, according to the 2014 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings. Located on a magnificent campus encompassing more than 27,000 acres near Rome, Ga., Berry challenges its student body, consisting of more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students, to embrace a firsthand education that unites strong academic programs with opportunities for meaningful work experience, spiritual and moral growth, and significant service to others. www.berry.edu