Several Queens students graduated from Marist College during the college’s commencement ceremony on the weekend of May 19, including Woodside’s Amber Wang (who received a bachelor of science degree in information technology and systems), Astoria’s Gregory Companion (master’s degree in public administration), Long Island City’s Daniel Smits (master of arts degree in integrated marketing communication), Ridgewood’s Jorge Reyes (bachelor of science degree in business administration), Richmond Hill’s Danielle Glazer (bachelor of science degree in business administration) and Stephen Maradiaga (bachelor of arts degree in fine arts—studio), Arverne’s Karelin Santana (bachelor of science degree in business administration), Rockaway Park’s Patrick Ginty (bachelor of arts degree in communication) and Anna Pastina (bachelor of science degree in fashion merchandising), Oakland Gardens’ Ryan Moyles (master’s degree in public administration), Flushing’s Sritapasvi Pannaty (master of science degree in information management specialization), Jamaica’s Mariely Minaya Arias (bachelor of science degree in medical technology) and Rosedale’s Arielle Watson (bachelor of arts degree in psychology).
The Worcester Polytechnic Institute has awarded bachelor’s degrees during its May 13 commencement ceremony to three Queens students, including Long Island City’s Rebecca Dall’Orso (who received a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering), Little Neck’s Bailey Sheridan (bachelor of science degree in computer science) and Fresh Meadows’ Bianca Espinoza (bachelor of science degree in medical engineering).
York College of Pennsylvania has named several Queens students to its dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. Students to make the list include Middle Village’s Faustyna Legacka (a junior middle level education major), Maspeth’s Darwin Bloise (a sophomore graphic design major), Breezy Point’s Trevo Mackay (a junior criminal justice major) and Arverne’s Maya Reid (a sophomore mathematics major).
Maspeth’s Bryanna Geiger, who is a senior at Loyola School, has been accepted to Columbia University—where she will study engineering—for the fall 2017 semester.
Hudson Valley Community College has named several Queens residents to its president’s list for the spring 2017 semester. Students named to the list include Ridgewood’s Vincenzo Giacalone (a non-matriculated major) and Queens Village’s Clifford Guilloteau (who is majoring in computer information systems, web design and WWW programming) and Joehl Ocana (a health information management and technology major).
A number of Queens students were among those who graduated from Mount Saint Mary College during the school’s 54th commencement ceremony on May 20. Students who received their diplomas include Elmhurst’s Marlin Moz (bachelor of arts), Glendale’s Julianne Tracy (master of business administration), Far Rockaway’s Melisa Williams (bachelor of arts), Belle Harbor’s Kayla Goman (bachelor of science) and Casey Collins (bachelor of science), Floral Park’s Lauren Epstein (bachelor of arts), Bayside’s Fae Kuhnen (bachelor of arts) and College Point’s Rosemarie Whyte (bachelor of arts).
East Elmhurst’s Rifat Chowdhury recently received her master of science degree in electrical and computer engineering during Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s 149th commencement ceremony.
Several Queens students have been named to Bucknell University’s dean’s list for the spring semester—including Elmhurst’s Tsejin Bhotia, Howard Beach’s Tehani Gunaratna, Whitestone’s Valentina Acquista, Flushing’s Alexa Calcagnini and Iris Lu and Little Neck’s Cherry Huang. To make the list, students must achieve a 3.5 grade point average.
Lehigh University has named several Queens students to the dean’s list for the spring semester—including Elmhurst’s Roxanne Chu, Astoria’s Ileana Exaras and Alejandro Silguero, Glendale’s Rebecca Markunas, Rockaway Park’s Kevin Kenna, College Point’s Katerina Traut, Forest Hills’ Olga Voronetskaya, Rego Park’s Xianyu Wu, Laurelton’s Ashley Omoma and Jamaica’s Kevin Williams. To make the list, students must achieve a 3.6 grade point average and complete at least 12 hours of courses.
East Elmhurst’s Juviana Nunez was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Mount Ida College. To make the list, students must achieve a 3.3 grade point average or higher.
Two Queens students—Jackson Heights’ May Treuhaft-Ali and Oakland Gardens’ Nancy Tang—have been inducted to the Gamma Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the oldest national scholastic honor society, at Wesleyan University. To be accepted to the society, students must have achieved a GPA of 93 and met general education expectations.