Lebanon Valley College congratulates students on dean’s list

Lebanon Valley College congratulates nearly 700 students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Dean’s list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0. Local students include: Dylan Smith of Topton, a graduate of Brandywine Heights High School, is pursuing a bachelor of music in audio and music […]

KU to Host 2019 Berks County Science Olympiad Jan. 10

Kutztown University will host the 2019 Berks County Science Olympiad Thursday, Jan. 10. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the McFarland Student Union Building. A meeting, including all participants, will be held in the MSU multipurpose room at 8:30 a.m., followed by the competition at 8:40 a.m. at various locations on campus. The competition will […]

Local students named university scholars

Several students were recently honored as University Scholars at Susquehanna University. The annual Scholars Program was held on Oct. 26 in Susquehanna’s Stretansky Concert Hall to recognize and congratulate Susquehanna’s most successful student scholars. To be named a University Scholar, students must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 in full-time study for the […]

East Stroudsburg University to graduate 472 students at winter commencement exercises

A total of 472 students will receive degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the Winter Commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 15 at 9:45 a.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse. There will be 422 bachelor’s degrees, 46 master’s degrees and four doctoral degrees awarded. Ariel Tucci of Douglassville will graduate with a B.A. in English Morgan […]

National Society of Leadership and Success Inducts more than 170 Kutztown University Students in December 2018 Class

More than 170 Kutztown University students have been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success as part of the December 2018 class. The NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. Students are selected by their college for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement […]

Alexis Batz of Blandon serves as peer mentor at Delaware Valley University

Alexis Batz of Blandon, a Delaware Valley University student, was selected as a peer mentor for the 2018-19 academic year. A team of Delaware Valley University upperclassmen was selected to mentor first-year students during the 2018/2019 academic year as part of the First-Year Peer Mentor program. Peer Mentors provide first-year students with academic, social, and […]

Local resident Christine Kelly embarks on undergraduate career at Tufts University

Christine Kelly, from Birdsboro, has joined more than 1,500 undergraduate students from around the world as they begin their academic careers at Tufts University, located in Medford/Somerville, Mass. In all, only 14.6 percent of a record breaking 21,501 applicants were admitted to the university, the second-lowest acceptance rate in university history. The university’s Class of […]

KUR receives IBS award nominations in five programming categories

Kutztown University Radio has been nominated in five programming categories for the 2019 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards to be held in New York City Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the 79th International IBS Conference. KUR has been nominated for: – Best Community Outreach Event – “Sounds by South Campus” – Best Football Play-By-Play – KUR […]

First solo flight for EMU at Lancaster student-pilot: Marine Corps veteran Christopher Leiva

Christopher Leiva – a first-year student in Eastern Mennonite University’s new leadership and organizational management bachelor’s degree program with a concentration in aviation – has completed his first solo flight. Leiva, a former U.S. Marine, decided to become a pilot, he writes below, as a passenger in a flight over the Persian Gulf, so high […]

West of Reading traveled to China to participate in National Model United Nations

Paige West of Reading, a student at McDaniel College, Westminster, Md., participated in the 2018 National Model United Nations China conference at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’an, China, Nov. 18 through 24. McDaniel’s delegation of 13 students represented either Belarus, Chad or Togo. West was a member of the Belarus team, which received an honorable […]