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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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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.

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Valley students earn degrees

EAST ’burg

The following students received degrees at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 10 and 11 from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

A total of 995 Bachelor’s degrees, 188 Master’s degrees and four Doctoral degrees were awarded.

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Student inducted in honor society

Kutztown

Aleska Gonzalez of Allentown, was one of five Kutztown University students inducted into the Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society in Political Science and Public Administration at a reception on April 11.

Members are a political science or public administration major or minor with a minimum 3.25 in political science courses and a 3.0 overall Q.P.A.

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Resident receives hockey distinction

Lebanon

Jenna Lysakowski of Orefield, is one of three student-athletes named Collegiate Scholars of Distinction by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association and Zag Field Hockey at Lebanon Valley College, Annville.

It was the second time receiving this honor for all three players.

Lysakowski, a graduate of Parkland High School, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in exercise science.

Lysakowski saw time in 17 games and made 15 starts.

She scored a pair of goals and added five assists for nine points and had one defensive save.

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Student named to dean’s list

SUNY

Amanda Labe of Fogelsville, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at SUNY, Morrisville, N.Y.

Labe is majoring in the equine science - Bachelor of Technology program.

To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve an average 3.0 to 3.99 for the semester and complete 12 credit hours.