KINGSTON, RI -- The University of Rhode Island has announced that the following six students from Scotch Plains-Fanwood have been named among the more than 5,500 undergraduates on the schooI's Fall 2018 Dean's List. 

  1. Shannon Costello of Scotch Plains
  2. Jessi Florendo of Scotch Plains
  3. Tatiana Melendez of Scotch Plains
  4. Julia Napolitano of Fanwood
  5. Anniston Pagano of Scotch Plains
  6. Lauren Szpond of Scotch Plains

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. 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 of the University's undergraduate academic colleges.

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 16,637 undergraduate and graduate students with global opportunities in an intimate environment. In May 2018, more than 3,300 undergraduate and about 750 graduate degrees were awarded. The University now has more than 120,000 alumni worldwide. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.