KINGSTON, RI -- The University of Rhode Island has announced that 8 students from Scotch Plainns were among more than 6,000 undergraduates who qualified for the Fall 2019 Dean's List. 

To be included on URI's 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. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average. The list includes students who have not yet declared their majors as well as those from all the university's undergraduate academic colleges.

The following students from Scotch Plains have been named to URI's fall 2019 Dean's List:

  • Shannon Costello
  • Jessi Florendo
  • Ava Leichtling
  • Tatiana Melendez
  • Anniston Pagano
  • Laura Pansulla
  • Lauren Szpond
  • Adam Weiner

The University of Rhode Island's pioneering research extends the University's influence well beyond its coastal borders, while its unique interdisciplinary courses provide its 16,800 undergraduate and graduate students with global opportunities in an intimate environment. In May 2019, more than 3,400 undergraduate and about 700 graduate degrees were awarded. The University now has more than 120,000 alumni worldwide.