NEWTON, NJ – Newton area residents’ earn recognition and degrees for their accomplishments on college campuses.

Amanda K. Schoen of Newton has been named to the Dean's List at Western New England University for Spring semester of 2016. Schoen is working toward a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Students are named to the Dean's List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.30 or higher.

Seton Hall University announces five students from Newton have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester:

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  • Courtney Burd
  • Kevin Cornman
  • Melani Filosa
  • Angelica Mowery
  • Christian Veliz

To make Dean's List, students must have at least a 3.4 GPA and can get no grade lower than a C

The University of Hartford in West Hartford, CT is pleased to announce Hunter Jackman has been named to its Dean's List for Spring 2016.

Morgan Leigh Rogers Foran graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in marketing from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA during commencement exercises May 6, 2016.  Foran was among nearly 3,875 students who received undergraduate, master's, educational specialist and doctoral degrees.

Emily Delnero was named to the Dean's List of the University of Rhode Island for the Spring 2016 semester.  To be included on the Dean's List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average.

Katherine Pacheco graduated with a Surgical Processing Technician certification and Tanysha Soulia graduated with an Associate in Applied Science Medical Assistant degree from Berkeley College.

Two students at SUNY Oswego achieved Deans' List recognition for earning a grade point average of 3.3 to 3.79 in spring 2016.  Ashley L. Moore of Downer Road in Newton, is a senior majoring in finance.  Tyler R. Morris of Dogwood Drive in Newton, a senior majoring in technology education.

Gregory Orlando was one of more than 200 Lebanon Valley College students who played a varsity sport during the 2016 spring season. Orlando, a graduate of Kittatinny Regional High School, was a member of Lebanon Valley's baseball team(s). Orlando received a bachelor of science in business administration at The Valley.

Four Newton area residents were among the more than 900 bachelor's and associate degree recipients at The University of Scranton's undergraduate commencement, which was held May 29 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre:

  • Melissa Calascibetta earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
  • Robert J. Eckweiler earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international language business – German.
  • Gina M. Gobo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.
  • Brianna G. Kelley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and theatre.

Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA presented degrees to 867 graduates at Commencement on May 22, 2016. Local graduates were:

  • Olivia Davis
  • George Green
  • Aidan Leary

Bucknell University has named George Green and Rebecca Ogle to the dean's list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2015-16 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition.

Editors' note: Additional students' recognitions will be posted in the future as they are received.