Muhlenberg College announces Dean’s List for Fall 2017

Muhlenberg College announces Dean’s List for Fall 2017

Muhlenberg College students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for their academic achievement and named to Dean’s List for Fall 2017.

Local students receiving this recognition include:

  • Grace Lingenfelter of Hereford
  • Jacob Metcalfe of Hamburg
  • Brandi Vallely of Temple
  • Heather Lash of Reading
  • Hannah Shelly of Reading
  • Rachel Richards of Reading
  • Christina Flamporis of Reading
  • Alex Goshert of Reading
  • Gabriella Michelson of Reading

Jessica Kritschil Ashland University Alpha Phi Member

Jessica Kritschil Ashland University Alpha Phi Member

Jessica Kritschil of Birdsboro is a member of Ashland University’s Alpha Phi; she is majoring in marketing and is a 2017 graduate of Daniel Boone High School.

The Epsilon Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Phi sorority is dedicated to improving and embodying their six core values: character development, scholarship, service, loyalty,leadership, and sisterhood. Alpha Phi prides itself in fundraising for the Alpha Phi Foundation and raising awareness for cardiac care. Their philanthropy programs and events include the Pre Red Dress Social, The Annual Red Dress Gala, Cardiac Care Week, Hoops for Heart, and Mr. University.

PREVIEW: Men’s Basketball Tries to Avoid Recent Road Skid at Bloomsburg

1/30/2018 | Men’s Basketball
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KUTZTOWN – The Kutztown University men’s basketball team will be looking to halt a recent road skid as it heads to take on Bloomsburg University in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) game at Nelson Field House Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m.

The Golden Bears (14-4 overall, 10-4 PSAC) are coming off an 88-80 defeat at Shippensburg University last Saturday, Jan. 27. In their prior road contest before the game against the Raiders, KU fell at East Stroudsburg University 101-95 on Jan. 20. Kutztown will be looking to stop that road losing streak against a streaky Huskies (11-8, 7-8) team. Bloomsburg won at No. 20 West Chester 86-78 in its last game, but lost to Mansfield and Shippensburg in the two games before.

Kutztown has not lost consecutive games during the regular season in its last 54 games, dating back to the 2015-16 season when it lost at then Philadelphia University on Jan. 13, 2016, followed by at East

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PREVIEW: Golden Bears Battle Bloomsburg On The Road Wednesday Night

1/30/2018 | Women’s Basketball
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KUTZTOWN – Fresh off its first Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) road win of the season and riding a two-game winning streak, the Kutztown University women’s basketball team makes its way to Bloomsburg University on Wednesday, Jan. 31, for a date with the Huskies. Tip-off from Nelson Field House is slated for 5:30 p.m.

On Saturday afternoon, KU (12-8, 7-7 PSAC) defeated Shippensburg 67-56, securing its first conference victory away from Keystone Arena and its first in the last seven tries against the Raiders. The Golden Bears had three scorers in double-digits on the afternoon, led by Taylor Thames, who tied a career-high with 16 points, in an efficient 27 minutes of play. Zoe Zerman tallied a season-high 15 points, 12 of which came in the first half, on 3-of-4 shooting from beyond the arc and added 4-of-5 makes from the charity stripe. Karen Lapkiewicz rounded out the KU players in double-figures, posting 10 points and

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JMU announces fall 2017 dean’s list

JMU announces fall 2017 dean’s list

James Madison University is pleased to announce the following students made the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester:

  • Sean Eric Gisler of Blandon
  • Lauren Elizabeth Hafer of Wyomissing
  • Douglas Charles Schilling of Douglassville
  • Kaitlyn Rose Showalter of Shillington
  • Emily Marie Sottosanti of Sinking Spring

Students who earn dean’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of between 3.5 and 3.899.

Ehrlich of Sinking Spring, other Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine students, organize first ‘Super Science Saturday for Girls’

Brittney Ehrlich

Ehrlich of Sinking Spring, other Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine students, organize first ‘Super Science Saturday for Girls’

Brittney Ehrlich of Sinking Spring, a first-year medical student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine helped to organize the school’s first Super Science Saturday for Girls, a free event for local seventh- and eighth-grade girls to sample a wide array of scientific disciplines. The event is slated for Saturday, Feb. 10 at the School of Medicine.

The fun, science-filled day, created specifically to provide girls visibility and engagement with women in the fields of medicine, healthcare, public health and the sciences, begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 1:30 p.m.

Participants will rotate through learning stations centered around topics like physical exams, chemical interactions, heart physiology, brain anatomy, radiology, perfume chemistry and more. The girls will get to interact with each other and women doctors, researchers, medical students, graduate students and other professionals in healthcare throughout the day. There will be a wrap up session with a question-and-answer session over the lunch hour. Pizza will be provided or participants can bring their own lunch.

The event is hosted by Geisinger Commonwealth’s American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) chapter; Regional Education Academy for Careers in Health – Higher Education Initiative (REACH-HEI); and Center of Excellence (COE) for Diversity and Inclusion.

This event is free. Deadline for registration is Tuesday, Jan. 30. To register, visit www.geisinger.org/sciencegirls.

Governor Mifflin staff, students, and administrators will deliver third annual “State of the District” presentation

Governor Mifflin staff, students, and administrators will deliver third annual “State of the District” presentation

Who:  Governor Mifflin Superintendent Dr. Steve Gerhard, members of the Governor Mifflin staff and administration, and Governor Mifflin students.

What:  The greater Governor Mifflin community and stakeholders for the Governor Mifflin School District will gather to hear the third annual State of the District address. As in previous years, Governor Mifflin Superintendent Dr. Steve Gerhard will provide a detailed picture of district performance and initiatives. He will be joined by members of the administrative team for updates on staffing, budgeting, curriculum, and community outreach. The presentation will also feature three of Governor Mifflin’s performing arts groups: Indoor Drumline, the Governor Mifflin Middle School Honors Orchestra, and a preview of the 60th annual Spring Swing musical, “Into the Woods.”

Prior to the formal presentation, more than a dozen Governor Mifflin teachers will join students in providing hands-on and informative presentations of current classroom activities and outreach. The showcase of student work and classroom activities will be set up in the lobby of the high school auditorium.

Where:  Governor Mifflin High School Auditorium, 101 S. Waverly Street, Shillington, PA

When:  Monday, January 29, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. (Snow date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018)

140 KU Student-Athletes Earn Fall 2017 Dean’s List Recognition, Most in Five Years

1/25/2018 | Baseball
KUTZTOWN | The Kutztown University athletic department is pleased to announce that 140 student-athletes earned Dean’s List honors following the 2017 fall semester, the most for the department in the last five years.

To be eligible for Dean’s List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60. Among them are the following:

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