SUNY Oswego has awarded merit scholarships to several Queens students who started college in the fall of 2017—including East Elmhurst business administration major Julian Yepes, Rego Park finance major Dimitrije Davidovic Vedda, Richmond Hill accounting major Sophia Naranjo, Rockaway Beach’s Treigh Washington, Queens Village broadcasting and mass communication major Stacey Malone, St. Albans zoology major Dezigner Moore, Rosedale electrical and computer engineering major Gabriel Olufade and Jamaica biochemistry major Mellika Hoppie and broadcasting and mass communication major Jason Tomlinson.
Three Queens students—Forest Hills’ Julia Scapp, Astoria’s Hannah Christou and Middle Village’s Kaylee Walls—are among Loyola University Maryland’s new students this fall. All three students are members of the class of 2021.
SUNY Oswego has given dean’s awards scholarships to several Queens students. The scholarships are $6,000 over four years. Recipients include Woodhaven English major Juliette Schmidt, Corona biology major Christhian Diaz, Flushing biology major Gengle Niu and Jamaica’s Fabiana Netus.
Several Queens students recently completed their undergraduate studies and received their diplomas from SUNY Oswego, including Astoria’s Liam McAleer (who earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration), Bayside’s Kevin Williams (bachelor of arts in broadcasting and mass communication), Far Rockaway’s Marquis Wright (bachelor of arts in information science), Springfield Gardens’ Ebony Staley (bachelor of arts in public relations) and St. Albans’ Amani Beauzile (bachelor of arts in psychology) and Dion Matthews (bachelor of arts in graphic design).
Ozone Park’s Stacey Yip was a member of a student design team from Rochester Institute of Technology that received first place for Misfit Burst, a modern design that combined a sun motif with a music app. Yip’s team won the prize after taking place in the national Paperboard Packaging Alliance’s competition that awarded excellence in design.