Milestones

June 3, 2020

POTSDAM, NY - Nia Brown of Union, a freshman majoring in biology, was named a Presidential Scholar for the spring 2020 semester at Clarkson University. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours. As a private, national research ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - The following students from Union have been named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a "C" and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Mickeala Bland of Union has been chosen to receive a $500 CashCourse Scholarship. Bland is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Montclair State University. The CashCourse scholarship, open to all students, required students to complete a series of modules about ...

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WORCESTER, MA - Joseph Skinner, of Union, received a bachelor of arts degree Magna Cum Laude from College of the Holy Cross on May 22, 2020. Because of the ongoing pandemic, Holy Cross hosted a virtual celebration for its Class of 2020, featuring a special message from Holy Cross alumnus Dr.

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HARROGATE, TN - Meha Patel, of Union, graduated from Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) at the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Patel earned a(n) Master of Science in Anatomical Sciences degree. LMU's Spring 2020 semester was completed online and graduation ceremonies were canceled due to the global ...

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Sydney Whitaker-Lake will be a part of history as she will soon be a “Quarantined” graduate of Union High School c/o 2020. Sydney will be attending Union County College (UCC) seeking an AA in Cyber Forensic Science. After UCC, Sydney will further her education by obtaining a BS in the same ...

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UNION, NJ - The family of Jonathan Schulz, 18, is proud of his upcoming graduation from Union High School. Jonathan loved his classes in History and wood shop.  He participated in the school's co-op program and worked at the Union Fire Department alongside retired Captain Gary Steitz and fire ...

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named to Montclair State University’s Fall 2019 Dean's List. The Dean's List, issued after the close of the Fall and Spring semesters by the academic deans, gives recognition to students with a 3.500 or higher semester GPA if a minimum of 12 credits is earned in courses that contribute to the ...

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UNION, NJ – A Union native has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, the highest non-combat decoration awarded for heroism by the United States Department of the Navy to members of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. Union native Marine Cpl. Timothy Watson from the 2nd ...

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BATON ROUGE, LA - Three Union residents, all students at Kean University, were recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Jacob Emezua Jr.  Shawn Howanitz  Nina Alexandra ...

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ELMIRA, NY -- Hanna Yoselevich, of Union has been named to the Elmira College Dean's List for the Winter 2020 Term. Full-time undergraduate students registered for at least 12 computable credit hours and earning a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher at the end of Term I or Term II are placed ...

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GARDEN CITY, NY - Kaylana Lee Chow, of Union, was among a select group of outstanding students named to the spring 2020 Dean's List at Adelphi University. Adelphi's deans of Arts and Sciences, Education, Business, Nursing, Social Work and Psychology recognize superior academic work every ...

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ALLENTOWN, PA - Forty Muhlenberg College student-athletes, including Stephanie Ng of Union, were recognized for their performance in the classroom and on the court, mat and track with their selection to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for the winter 2019-20 season. To be named to ...

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CANTON, MO. - Congratulations to D'Shawn Etienne on being accepted into Culver-Stockton College's incoming class for the fall 2020 semester. Etienne, from Union, and a senior at Union High School, also was awarded the Promise Scholarship, a $6,000 per year scholarship for four years. This ...

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WALTHAM, MA - On February 20, Stephanie Enweonwu of Union, from the class of 2021, and the rest of the Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall Varsity Basketball team won the Independent Girls Conference Division II Championship in a matchup against Boston Trinity Academy. The team finished the regular season ...

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UNION, NJ – A Union High School senior, selected from seven finalists, has been chosen the Boys & Girls Club of Union County 2020 Youth of the Year winner. Masara S. was chosen from finalists from the Boys & Girls Club of Union County’s Union, Elizabeth and Plainfield Clubs.  Masara, ...

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UNION, NJ – BSA Troop 168, Union’s all-girl troop, held a Court of Honor Monday night to celebrate their one year anniversary, introduce new scouts, award rank advancements, install new patrol leaders, and recognize the troop’s accomplishments. “We are happy to be able to recognize the troop’s ...

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TEANECK, NJ - Students from Union at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck, NJ, have been named to the Honors Lists for the Fall 2019 semester. Rebecca Eugene  Jaskirat Singh  Shannyn Belser  To qualify for the Honors List, a student must carry a 3.5 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union resident Sally Straus received a resolution from the Union County Freeholders for her dedication to her community and its residents. Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella and Vice Chairman Angel G. Estrada presented the resolution to Straus on Thursday night.  Straus ...

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TEANECK, NJ - Students from Union at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus, located in Teaneck, NJ have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2019 semester. Connie Pierre  Alyssa Caggiano  Phillip Caldas  The University's Metropolitan Campus, located in the dynamic ...

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WEST HARTFORD, CT - The University of Hartford has recognized the following two students from Union who have been named to the President's List, signified by a 3.75 GPA or higher, for Fall 2019: Uchenna Duru and Brianna McNair. Spread across seven dynamic schools and colleges, the University ...

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MADISON, NJ - Students from Union at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2019 semester. Anna Holland  Loudjina Tilus  Chingozirim Onosike  Mark Pita  To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must ...

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UNION, NJ – An all-girls BSA troop from Union, chartered through Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, took home first place in the 2020 Munsee Klondike Challenge in Watchung Reservation on February 8.  The competition tests the scout’s outdoor, first aid, camping and winter survival skills, as ...

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MADISON, NJ - Students from Union at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ, have been named to the Honors Lists for the Fall 2019 semester. Marena Trusso  Lauren Guerra  Emily Blum  Gideon Boah  Joselle Dabu  Sarah Osborne  Judy-Mae ...

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MADISON, NJ - Lauren Guerra of Union, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus in Madison, NJ, has been inducted into FDU's Phi Omega Epsilon honor society for the Fall 2019 semester. Eligibility for membership in the University's senior honor society is established by ...

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MADISON, NJ-- Colette Gillo of Union, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus in Madison, NJ, has been inducted into FDU's Phi Zeta Kappa honor society for the Fall 2019 semester. Eligibility for membership in the University's junior honor society is established by ...

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TEANECK, NJ - Pauline Asante of Union, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, NJ, has been inducted into FDU's Phi Zeta Kappa honor society for the Fall 2019 semester. Eligibility for membership in the University's junior honor society is established by ...

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ELMIRA, NY -- Hanna Yoselevich, of Union, was one of several students participating in an event commemorating Sam and Olivia Clemens. The Elmira College Center for Twain Studies and Elmira College Theatre Department hosted a staged reading and musical performance in honor of the 150th wedding ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Seton Hall University has announced the following Union students who qualified for the Fall 2019 Dean's list: Robert Adelson Adeoluwa Adesanya Jared Benjamin Alvarez Arthur Anigbogu Kassandra Antao Brianna Arcieri Natalie Caggiano Lauren Colandro Robert ...

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KINGSTON, RI - Two Union students are among the more than 6,000 undergraduates at The University of Rhode Island who qualified for the fall 2019 Dean's List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island's cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, and many other ...

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