The following Muhlenberg College and the Muhlenberg College School of Continuing Studies students were named to the fall 2019 dean’s list.
They earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the term.
Allentown: Stephanie Guzman Pena, Alexa Harry, Madelaine Motolese, Sharina Torres; and
Schnecksville: Jennifer Murphy, Rebecca Murphy-Geroulo.
Rebecca Petrohoy of Breinigsville, a theater major, recently joined fellow students from Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, and local actors to present Peter Shaffer’s award-winning play, “Amadeus.”
Petrohoy was stage manager to bring about the classical production of a timeless musical genius and his envious rival, Antonio Salieri onto the stage.
The four-day production of “Amadeus,” in October 2019 had a great turnout and positive review.
Aanika Kapoor of Orefield was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
To achieve dean’s list status, a full-time degree seeking undergraduate student must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.6 quality point average during the semester.
Chelsie Binder of Germansville was recently inducted into the AAA Honor Society at Cedar Crest College, Allentown.
Alpha Alpha Alpha Honor Society is a nonprofit chapter-based membership organization at colleges and universities within the United States.
An active Tri-Alpha chapter promotes academic excellence and provides opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, and campus and community service for first-generation college students.
Induction into Tri-Alpha is earned by outstanding academic achievement and lasts for a lifetime.
The following students were recently awarded a Sesquicentennial Academic Honors Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year at Kutztown University, Kutztown.
Breinigsville: Evan Shimkanon;
Kutztown: Ethan G. Cohen; and
Schnecksville: Connor Kistler.
Sesquicentennial Academic Honors Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who have a 3.25 cumulative weighted high school GPA and a 1410 total on the SAT or 31 composite on the ACT.
Jack Bortz of Kutztown, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre.
To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 grade-point average and carry at least 12 credits.
Jarrett Azar of Fogelsville is a member of the digital learning assistants team at Muhlenberg College, Allentown.
The digital learning assistants partner with faculty and students to advance technological use on campus.
Led by Instructional Design Consultant Jenna Azar, trained DLAs offer guidance to their fellow students through individual and small group drop-in sessions or partner with faculty during in-class time to help introduce digital technologies, tools, and practices in courses and programs.
Connor Edmonds of Breinigsville has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester at Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smiths, N.Y.
Edmonds, majoring in natural resources conservation and management, earned a semester average of 3.3 or higher to receive this distinction.
Leah Hawk of Allentown took part in Bloomsburg University Players production of “Be More Chill” Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2019, at the Alvina Krause Theatre in Bloomsburg.
Hawk was a member of the marketing crew.
This musical featured music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, book by Joe Tracz, and is based on the novel by Ned Vizzini.
The production was directed by BU assistant professor of Theatre, Carrie Winship, Ph.D.
Matthew Zager of Allentown has joined more than 1,600 undergraduate students from around the world as they begin their academic careers at Tufts University, Medford and Somerville, Mass.