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Local residents in honor society

Scranton

The following local residents were among 58 students inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor society at the University of Scranton.

Allentown: Emily Lundeen, junior pursuing a psychology degree; and

Orefield: Isabella DeFalcis, senior pursuing a nursing degree.

Alpha Sigma Nu is the only honor society open to students and faculty in all disciplines of the university.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019 by The Press in

Student helps in dance festival

Cedar Crest

Mackenzie Lewis of Allentown was the assistant stage manager at the seventh annual Spring Up Dance Festival March 30 at Cedar Crest College, Allentown.

The festival boasted a faculty lineup of exciting, highly talented professional choreographers, teachers, and dancers, with impressive national and international resumes.

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Germansville resident honored

Lebanon

Mikaela Koenig of Germansville was recently recognized at the Student Affairs Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony at Lebanon Valley College.

Koenig, a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh High School, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science.

Koenig received the Residential Life Outstanding Programmer of the Year award.

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L.V. students earn degrees

U. Scranton

The following students were among more than 850 Bachelor and Associate degree recipients at the University of Scranton’s undergraduate commencement May 26 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre.

Allentown: Daniel L. D’Agostini earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, Rama N. Karadsheh earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry, Griffin E. Mulvihill earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics, Brianna G. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in counseling and human services;

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Allentown student in honor society

Kutztown

Alyssa Oakley of Allentown was one of 18 Kutztown University students inducted April 16 into the 2019 class of Alpha Phi Sigma, National Honor Society for Criminal Justice, at its annual induction ceremony.

Alpha Phi Sigma was founded in 1942 at Washington State University and became affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in 1976.

Today, there are almost 300 Alpha Phi Sigma chapters around the country.

KU’s Kappa Alpha chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma was established in 2008 with 13 founding members.

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Students earn honor list status

DICKENSON

Benjamin Tetzlaff of Allentown and Michael Warg of Laurys Station, were named to the honors list for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters at Dickinson University’s Florham Campus, Madison, N.J.

To qualify for the honors list, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade-point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four courses).

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Students initiated into honor society

Kutztown

Daulton Huffman and Bryan McNally, both of Breinigsville, were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society at Kutztown University.

These residents are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.

Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.

Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019 by The Press in

Students inducted into honor society

Kutztown

Kutztown University inducted the following new members into the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology at its annual induction ceremony this spring.

Germansville: Samantha Manning;

Kutztown: Christa Frederick; and

Laurys Station: Delinnette Colon, and Jessica Kanas.

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society for Psychology majors, with chapters around the globe.

The KU Chapter of Psi Chi holds biweekly meetings and plans other events for its members and other psychology students.