Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Parkland High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Parkland High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Parkland High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Parkland High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Congratulations to Alec Ettlinger for being named to the Spring 2018 Dean's List at the University at Albany
The University at Albany congratulates more than 3,350 students who were named to the Spring 2018 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List earned at least a 3.5 GPA.
The following students participated in Commuter Council at Alvernia University during 2017-18.
Wilkes University Student Harrison Eckert of Orefield, Pa., to Serve as community service coordinator during First-Year Student Orientation
Seven Wilkes University students are serving in leadership positions for the 2018 summer orientation for first-year students. Orientation will be held in two sessions, the first on July 1-2 and second July 15-16. Orientation staff members provide guidance to first-year students by assisting in the transition from high school to college both socially and academically. The students are: Kya Lewis of Secane, Pa., who is serving as the orientation coordinator. Dylan Fox of Denver, Pa., who is serving as the mentor coordinator. Erica Mabry of Boyertown, Pa., who is serving as the residence coordinator. Francesca Varela-Seri of Stewartsville, N.J., who is serving as the residence coordinator. Harrison Eckert of Orefield, Pa., who is serving as the community service coordinator. Maverick Reed of Curwensville, Pa., who is serving as the Wilkes Adventure Education Day coordinator. Shyann Barrett of Danville, Pa., who is serving as the Blue Army coordinator.
More than 2,000 high-achieving students have been named to the Dean's List for the spring semester at Northampton Community College. The honor is reserved for students who have completed a minimum of 6 credits and achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale in the spring 2018 semester.
Muhlenberg College encourages students in the natural and social sciences, arts and humanities to study overseas at quality institutions in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Latin America and Africa. By offering students a choice of over 100 approved programs, students engage in global enrichment while earning college credit towards their degree.
This year, 48 students were inducted into Coastal Carolina University's chapter of Phi Sigma Pi, a social service fraternity. Phi Sigma Pi is a gender-inclusive fraternity that focuses on scholarship, leadership and fellowship. The organization was founded in 1916 and has more than 125 chapters in the United States.
Wilkes University Student Harrison Eckert of Orefield, Pa. 18069 Presented Award at Annual Scholarship Luncheon
More than 200 Wilkes University students received scholarships at the March 22 annual Scholarship Luncheon on March 22. Scholarship students were recognized along with the donors whose gifts made the scholarships possible.
A dozen Coastal Carolina University students were awarded cash prizes during the Undergraduate Research Competition that included nearly 120 presentations across 30 academic majors. The competition was held April 11-12 and the winners were announced April 17.
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) announced that 13 Lebanon Valley players earned spots on the 2017 Zag Field Hockey/NFCHA Division III National Academic Squad.
Kelly Gruber Accepts Community Service Award at the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Annual Symposium
A group of ten members of the Delaware Valley University Pre-Veterinary Club traveled with the club advisor, Dr. Pamela Reed, to Auburn University to attend the American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (APVMA) annual symposium from March 23 to March 24. At the event, the Club was recognized with an Outstanding Club Community Service Award. The Pre-Veterinary Club's community service activities included organizing a campus-wide event to help victims of hurricanes and other natural disasters, volunteering at a local animal shelter throughout the year, and participating in various other campus events. The students visited the Montgomery Zoo as a pre-symposium trip. They then participated in a Friday night event of painting barrels to be donated to a local animal shelter. On Saturday, they attended various lectures and wet labs in areas related to veterinary medicine as well as veterinary school and the application process. Students also had the chance to network with admissions representatives from several veterinary schools in the U.S and abroad and meet with an American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges representative. They also learned about various internship and job opportunities from employer representatives.
Delaware Valley University is pleased to announce that 42 students were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society on March 25, 2018. Alpha Lambda Delta encourages superior scholastic achievement among first-year students. The Society promotes intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning. Members are encouraged to recognize and develop meaningful goals for their unique roles in society. To be inducted, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better during their first full-time year.
More than 60 students from all academic fields took part last summer in Muhlenberg's undergraduate research program, working with faculty mentors on campus.
Cedar Crest College's Sophomore Expedition is a unique program that allows every sophomore who is in good academic and judicial standing to study abroad during spring break at no extra cost. This year's trip is to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from March 3 to March 11, 2018. Travel, lodging and meals are paid for by an anonymous alum. Minus the cost of a passport and visa, it won't cost students anything beyond their regular semester tuition, room and board, and fees.
Lebanon Valley College is pleased to announce that the following students have been accepted for admission at The Valley.
Charlotte's Web, a full length play adapted from the book by E.B. White, by Joseph Robinette was performed at Cedar Crest College on November 2, 4 and 5, 2017. The play was produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.
Harrison Eckert of Orefield, Pa. was elected to the Wilkes University Student Government Executive Board
The students elected to the Executive Board of Wilkes University's Student Government are are asked to represent the entire student body, acting as a liaison between the students and administration. They plan and coordinate activities on campus, and promote fellowship, scholarship, and the name of Wilkes University.
Wilkes University Student Harrison Eckert of Orefield, Pa. Inducted As Associate Member of Tri Beta National Biology Honor Society
Wilkes University inducted 15 students as full members into the Theta Delta Chapter of the Beta Beta Beta national biological honor society during an induction ceremony held during the fall 2017 semester. An additional 12 students were inducted as associate members. Full members are juniors or seniors who have completed at least 16 credits in biology with at least a 3.25 grade point average and a 3.0 overall GPA. Associate members are sophomores and juniors who have completed fewer than 16 biology credits with at least a 3.25 grade point average and a 3.0 overall GPA. Beta Beta Beta was founded in 1922 at Oklahoma City University by Dr. Frank G. Brooks and his students. The idea of an honor society and professional society for biology students spread and by 1925 the society became a national organization. The Theta Delta Chapter was installed at Wilkes in 2001.
Thirteen Susquehanna students participated in the recent Enactus USA Regional Competition in Washington, D.C. This year marks the team's 13th regional win and advances the team to the national competition in Kansas City, Mo., next month. Susquehanna's Enactus group is one of more than 1,600 chapters on college campuses in 40 countries. Within these chapters, student teams bring business acumen to community service projects while practicing leadership, teamwork and communication skills.
Congratulations to the newly inducted members of the national Phi Eta Sigma honor society.
Resident Assistants (RA) are essential student leaders within the Elizabethtown College community responsible for a floor or living area within residence halls or apartments. Elizabethtown College has named 39 students to the position of Resident Assistant.