Jonathan S. Kim of Reading enrolls at Colby College

Jonathan S. Kim of Reading, Pa., enrolled at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, this fall.

Before classes began Sept. 6, Kim took part in a weeklong orientation that included a civic engagement component in downtown Waterville, an introduction to academic and intellectual life at Colby, and an address by the Dr. Frank and Theodora Miselis Professor of Chemistry D. Whitney King at Colby’s 200th convocation.

A graduate of Exeter Township Senior High SchoolKim is the son of Joshua and Chung Kim of Reading.

Angelica Gilpin earns dean’s list honor at Central Penn College

Angelica Gilpin, of Reading, has been named to the Central Penn College Dean’s List for the spring 2017 term.

Gilpin is majoring in the accounting bachelor of science program.

To qualify for the designation, a student must carry six or more credits and earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or better for the term.

Class of 2021 Enrolls at Alvernia University

Alvernia class of 2021

The undergraduate Class of 2021 and the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Class of 2022 arrived at Alvernia University Aug. 17, and took part in service projects around the City of Reading for Orientation Day of Service Aug. 18.

  • Shaddya Pimienta-Mundell of Mount Penn is a graduate of Antietam High School, studying Nursing at Alvernia.
  • Alexis Iswalt of Reading is a graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School, studying Chemistry at Alvernia.
  • Julia Newton of Reading is a graduate of West-Mont Christian Academy, studying Biochemistry at Alvernia.
  • Timothy Tirado of Reading is a graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School, studying Nursing at Alvernia.
  • Alicia Overley of Reading is a graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School, studying Nursing at Alvernia.
  • Matthew Lee of Reading is a graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School, studying Healthcare Science at Alvernia.
  • Noah Walter of Reading is a graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School, studying Athletic Training at Alvernia.
  • Bradford Crosby of Reading is a graduate of Exeter Township Senior High School, studying Healthcare Science at Alvernia.
  • Jordan Hine of Reading is a graduate of Berks Catholic High School, studying Nursing at Alvernia.

Each student’s journey began with Orientation Weekend, Aug. 17-20, when freshmen moved into residence halls and said goodbye to parents following a formal Convocation ceremony. A day later, all new students, student leaders, and many faculty members took part in Orientation Day of Service, performed at 19 Reading School District sites across the City of Reading.