Jonathan Ramon of East Elmhurst has graduated from the University of Evansville with the degree of Bachelor of Science. Ramon, majoring in Sport Communication, graduated during UE’s 158th Commencement, held Saturday, May 7 at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. During the ceremony, the University awarded 583 degrees.
Lauren Hanlon of Long Island City has received a PMBA degree from Lasell College. The achievement was announced during commencement exercises on the Newton, Mass. campus in May 15. Hanlon majored in Business Administration.
Vasu Rabaib, 21, of Woodside recently graduated cum laude from Bard College at Simon’s Rock with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pre-Engineering. Rabaib was one of 145 students to graduate from the early college on Saturday, May 21. Fifty-one undergraduates received their BA degrees and 94 students received their AA degrees.
Rabaib’s thesis, “A Custom Built Hexapod Spider Robot: The Design, Fabrication, and Control Processes,” was the culmination of a year-long, self-designed scholarly project. All Simon’s Rock seniors must complete a thesis in their areas of study.
Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,220 students in May 2016. Receiving degrees were Elmhurst residents Corina E. Pintado, Bachelor of Science in Journalism; Michelle C. Prieto, Doctor of Dental Medicine in Dentistry, Magna Cum Laude, Gabriella P. Vasquez, Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Studies and Elliott R. Weinstein of Sunnyside, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and History of Art and Architecture, Summa Cum Laude.
The State University of New York at Geneseo has announced its Dean’s List for the Spring Semester 2016. To be on the list, a student must have achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Satnam Singh of Corona; Daria Craciun of Jackson Heights; Philip Pang and Carol Sanchez of Woodside and Andrew Arcese of Middle Village.
To be on the list, a student must have achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General of New York, announces the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation.
The newest citizen soldiers to complete Army basic combat training and advanced individual training were welcomed to their units during a New York Army National Guard battle handoff ceremony.
Spc. Mita Biswas from Astoria was formally welcomed into 369th Sustainment Brigade during their transition ceremony on May 15 at the Jamaica Armory in Jamaica. Pvt. Steven Trochezzuniga from Jackson Heights was formally welcomed into Company B, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry during their transition ceremony on May 15 at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York. Pvt. Beatriz Bermeo from Maspeth was formally welcomed into 222nd Chemical Company during their transition ceremony on May 15 at the Jamaica Armory in Jamaica.
Montana M. Rispoli, a resident of Jackson Heights, has recently been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the Spring semester.
Each school and college at Boston University has their own criterion for the Dean’s List, but students generally must attain a 3.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), or be in the top 30 percent of their class, as well as a full course load as a full time student.
Rola Halabi of East Elmhurst graduated from the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions with a Doctor of Pharmacy during Creighton University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 14 at CenturyLink Omaha. More than 1,700 degrees were conferred during the morning and afternoon ceremonies.
Monica Zheng of Jackson Heights was among the 39 members of the SUNY Oneonta Class of 2016 who received Senior Service Awards recognizing their commitment to volunteerism. Students who completed at least 350 hours of service through the college’s Center for Social Responsibility and Community (CSRC) were recognized during a reception on May 13.
Collectively, these students volunteered more than 23,200 hours in service activities such as mentoring, tutoring, and working as an emergency medical technician.
The State University of New York at Potsdam will recognize more than 1,000 candidates for graduation during the College’s Bicentennial Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 21. The graduating Class of 2016 will be honored at a special ceremony befitting SUNY Potsdam’s 200th anniversary.
This year’s graduates include:
Shadie Thompson of Long Island City, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre. Anthony Torres of Glendale, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies. Steven Torres of Middle Village, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.