Education

September 21, 2019

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Hanna Christian, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2021, recently earned the Dean's Award with Distinction for Spring 2019. A Bernardsville resident, Christian is a graduate of Bernards High School. She is a Psychology and Anthropology major at Colgate. Students ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Ritika Manathara, a senior at Bernards High School, has been named among the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. According to the NMSC, these students selected are “academically talented high school seniors” who will have ...

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MADISON, NJ -- Seven students who reside in the Somerset Hills communities received degrees at Fairleigh Dickinson's commencement ceremonies last spring. Of the more than 2,400 degrees conferred by FDU, seven went to these local graduates: Philip Orfan of Bernardsville Ruth Ledesma Cabrera of ...

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SOMERSET HILLS REGION, NJ – In real estate website Niche.com’s annual rankings of New Jersey public school systems for the 2019-20 academic year, the Somerset Hills School District came in No. 5 in Somerset County and No. 40 in the entire state. According to figures reported by Niche.com, the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Red Oak College Planning will present a free workshop for parents and students on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form and other information necessary to maximize the amount of financial aid one is capable of receiving. The workshop, which will begin at ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ In cooperation with the Bernards Township parks & recreation department, Basking Ridge-based Trilogy Repertory Co. will this week begin its second set of 'Plays in the Park' outdoor performances with the Lerner and Loewe classic musical, "Brigadoon." "Brigadoon" is ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- For more than six decades, the Somerset Hills American Association of University University Women's used book sale has drawn book lovers from both near and far, along with book dealers, volunteers, and donors of thousands of volumes. This year, the sale begins on Thursday, ...

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SOMERSET HILLS REGION, NJ -- John Alencewicz of Bedminster was a member of Bryant University's graduating class of 2019. Alencewicz graduated with a Bachelor of Science in International Business degree in IB: Global Supply Chain Management. Two residents of Bernardsville were named to the ...

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WORCESTER, Mass. -- Robert Peralta of Bernardsville has been named to the Dean's List at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Peralta, who just completed his sophomore year at WPI, is majoring in mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering. He was named to the Dean's List for the spring 2019 ...

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LEWISTON, Me. -- Tyler Baum of Bernardsville was part of a graduating class of 469 at Bates College in May. Baum majored in rhetoric and minored in theater at Bates College. Baum, the son Steve C. Baum and Suzanne Ricciardi-Baum of Bernardsville, is a 2015 graduate of Bernards High ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Jack Byrnes of Bernardsville,, a senior Music major at York College of Pennsylvania, was named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 ...

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CANTON, N.Y. -- Shelby D. Hetherington of Bernardsville has been selected for inclusion on St. Lawrence University's Dean's List for academic achievement during the Spring 2019 semester. Hetherington is a member of the Class of 2020 and is majoring in psychology. Hetherington attended Taft ...

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MADISON, NJ -- Drew University awarded degrees to graduates of its College of Liberal Arts, Theological School and Caspersen School of Graduate Studies at its recent 2019 Commencement. Degree recipients included Somerset Hills residents: Caitlin Kotz of Far Hills Mary McCormack of ...

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SCRANTON, Pa. -- Local residents from the Somerset Hills area were named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2019 spring semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of ...

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SOMERSET HILLS AREA, NJ -- Several students from the area have accomplished the distinction of academic recognition at their respective colleges for the 2019 spring semester. Maria Elizabeth Dileonardo of Far Hills, whose major is Marketing, and Conor P. Ussery of Far Hills, whose major is ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- U.S. News & World Report, a top authority in education rankings, this week announced its 2019 Best High Schools by Metro Area rankings and rated Bernards High School as No. 130 among New York Metro Area public high schools. Bernards Scorecard: Overall Grade: ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills (THSSH) presented Jack Browne with a scholarship on Wednesday, May 29 at the Brick Academy Museum in Basking Ridge. Browne has been a volunteer “Young Historian” with THSSH for two years and has assisted in a number of activities ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - Goddard School of Long Hill Township invites the community to celebrate with them at their Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. "Bring your friends and family to come out and enjoy a morning of indoor and outdoor fun at the brand new ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Summit Prep celebrated the opening of their second location on Friday with a ribbon cutting and open house in Bernardsville.  Summit Prep owners David Blobaum and Eva Addae, Geri Yurkon (Summit Prep Director of Operations) and Crystal Zamot (Summit Prep Account Manager) were ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - Elliot Kalafer of Basking Ridge and Graydon Dziadzio of Bernardsville, both Grade 2 students at Far Hills Country Day School, were honored by TI:ME, Technology in Music Education this week. The students submitted a remix of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star to the organization’s Music ...

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CANTON, N.Y. -- Andrew Callahan of Gladstone was one of the nearly 615 students who were awarded bachelor degrees from St. Lawrence University during commencement ceremonies held on May 19 at the campus. Callahan majored in economics. He attended Morristown-Beard School and graduated from St.

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- U.S. News came out with its annual rankings of Best High Schools in America on Tuesday. Bernards High School was ranked No. 52 within New Jersey and No. 1,194 nationally with an overall score of 93.08 out of 100. Twenty-four New Jersey schools were rated among the top 500 ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The HSMC Tri-County STEM Consortium has been selected to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP). The group represents Hunterdon, Somerset and Mercer counties, and is one of just 15 new ecosystems selected to join the global movement devoted to improving ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Faced with declining enrollment and the prospect of a reduction in state aid, Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Board of Trustees has passed a budget for FY 2020 that increases tuition while reducing operating expenses by over $1 million. The $54.5 million budget for FY ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Faced with declining enrollment and the prospect of a reduction in state aid, Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Board of Trustees has passed a budget for FY 2020 that increases tuition while reducing operating expenses by over $1 million. The $54.5 million budget for FY ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Jackson Education, the elite tutoring firm located in downtown Basking Ridge and known for helping students get into some of the country’s top colleges, is now adding a new class to its repertoire, “Surviving College 101.”  The class will take place in the first week of August, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- Parents and college-bound students are invited to a talk on financial aid for higher education, scheduled for 2 to 3:30 p.m. this Sunday, March 17 at the Bernards Township Library. Participants are asked to register beforehand for the free seminar. The discussion is ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ -- Two residents of Far Hills have received academic recognition from Gettysburg College. Shane Shannon of Far Hills has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the Fall 2018 semester. Students with a quality point average ...

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SCRANTON, Pa. -- Emma Holmes of Bernardsville was among 146 University of Scranton students who studied abroad during the Intersession 2019 semester. Holmes, a marketing major at Scranton, participated in CIEE Business and Culture in Barcelona, Spain. She is a 2016 graduate of Bernards High ...

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SOMERSET HILLS AREA, NJ -- Three students from the Somerset Hills region are participating in an off-campus study abroad program for the Spring 2019 semester through St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. Shelby D. Hetherington of Bernardsville, a member of the Class of 2020 who is majoring in ...

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