POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (06/30/2017)-- The following local students have been named to the Marist College Dean's List for the Spring 2017 semester:

  • Tyler Dencker, Scotch Plains, Class of 2019. Major: Communication
  • Gina Jadelis, Scotch Plains, Class of 2018. Major: Communication
  • Sierra Lesiak, Scotch Plains, Class of 2020. Major: Communication
  • Caitlyn Mannino, Scotch Plains, Class of 2020. Major: Communication
  • Devin Racaniello of Scotch Plains, Class of 2020. Major: Communication

Marist College is located in the historic Hudson River Valley. It is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century. The school educates 4,700 undergraduates and more than 1,300 adult and graduate students in 46 majors and 13 graduate programs.

The College is consistently recognized for excellence by top organizations like The Princeton Review, which included it in its latest book, Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers By Going Beyond the Classroom. It has also been recognized by U.S. News & World Report (13th Best Regional University), Kiplinger's Personal Finance (Best Values in Private Colleges), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service.

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