|College Notes: Winter 2022|
|03:57PM / Thursday, January 13, 2022|
Alex White of Dalton is the recipient of the Chancellor Scholars scholarship award at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, where he is studying physics. The college distributed $2.4 million in scholarships to students this academic year.
Two Pittsfield residents were among the Lasell University students who shared original research and projects, and engaged with core competencies identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers at recent the annual Career Readiness Symposium. The Newton college's symposium takes place every fall.
Mike Maruk shared a video special on behalf of Lasell Community Television, a program in which students can gain experience in working with camera equipment, learn editing software, and practice screenwriting. The presentation incorporated the NACE competencies of professionalism, leadership, equity and inclusion, and career and self-development. Maruk also represented Lasell's student-run radio station, WLAS, which plays programming at 102.9FM and streams on iHeart Radio. Maruk is the production manager for WLAS. In addition, he shared work from the fall semester on behalf of the 1851 Chronicle, Lasell's student-run newspaper. Maruk is the paper's art director and photographer.
Spencer Villinski presented the latest edition of Polished, Lasell's student-run fashion magazine. The presentation incorporated the NACE competencies of professionalism, leadership, equity & inclusion, and career & self-development. Villinski is a blog writer for the magazine
Academic Lists & Awards
The University of Vermont in Burlington has named the following local students to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester: Patience Macpherson of Dalton, environmental studies; Bom Bee Lahart of Lenox, elementary education; Owen Brandriss of Williamstown, mechanical engineering; and Ethan Labatt of Pownal, Vt., undeclared.
Stonehill College in Easton has named Gianni Bertelli of Great Barrington and Ryan Abel, Hayley Tobin and Alexa Yasinski, all of Pittsfield, to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester.
Michaela Larkin of Cheshire, a art and design major at Plymouth (N.H.) State University has been named to the president's list for the fall 2021 semester.
The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y., has awarded dean's list honors for the fall 2021 semester to Julia Esoldi of North Adams, majoring in human resource management, and Pittsfield residents Laura Knowlton, majoring in education, and Crystal Moore, majoring in music.
Michael Maruk of Pittsfield has been named to dean's list at Lasell University in Newton for the fall 2021 semester.
Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y., has released the honors lists for the fall 2021 semester. Local students and their programs of study are:
Dean's list: Quinlan Squires of Dalton, electrical construction and maintenance; Caleb Saunders of Housatonic, fine arts, and Morgan Ladouceur of Pittsfield, dental hygiene.
President's list: David Dery of Cheshire, mortuary science; Kade Groeber of Great Barrington, electrical construction and maintenance, and Michael LaFreniere, advanced manufacturing technology, and Lila Ribero, non-matriculated, both of Pittsfield.
Nicholas Grosz of Pittsfield, a marketing major, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester by Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.
Seniors Amanda Moon of North Adams and Giuliana Pierce of Pittsfield and sophomore Jaylin Lacasse of Pittsfield were named to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester at Assumption University in Worcester.
John Kozinski of Becket was named to the dean's list for fall 2021 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.
Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester congratulates the following students on being named to the fall 2021 honors lists.
Dean's list: Elizabeth Meiklejohn and Theresa Wehrle, both of North Adams, and Alison Gregory, Vanessa Traversa and Shannon Stephens, all of Pittsfield.
President's list: Craig Kickery of Adams; Elizabeth Biagini of Cheshire; Taylor Negri, Michael Bruneau and Grace Van Buren, all of Becket; Emma Merritt and Garrett Lison, both of Lenox; Pia-Aurora McLaughlin of New Ashford; Megan Adams, Jonathan May, Daniel Mcdonough and Joseph Zustra, all of North Adams; Elizabeth Arhin, Stephanie Clark, Keira Codey, Jonathan Douglas, Amy Gates, Dayna Kruger, Rebecca Martin, Melanie Moran, Jennifer Ortiz and Jamie Parks, all of Pittsfield; and Jenna Blair of Stamford, Vt.
College of the Holy Cross in Worcester has named the following seniors to the dean's list for fall semester of the 2021-22 academic year: Molly Flynn of Great Barrington, majoring in history and political science; Jena Kaddoura, political science and classics, Daniella Santamarina, undeclared, and Samantha Scoco, political science and sociology, all of Pittsfield.
The following students have received academic honors for the fall 2021 semester at Nichols College in Dudley: dean's list: Taylor Cornell of North Adams and Madeleine Soudant of Great Barrington; president's list: Jack Pudlo of Dalton and Donovan Sawyer of Monterey.
Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic has named Jenna Levesque of Cheshire, an art majori, and Ari Drayman of Dalton, political science major, to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester.
American International College in Springfield has named the following students to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester: Javon Flynn, Nicole Gamberoni, Valerie Goly, Seamus Hayes, Cody Houghtling, Michael Kays and Troy Schweitzer, all of Pittsfield, and Abigail Wells of Windsor.
Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., has named the following students to the fall 2021 dean's list: Jamie Barthe, Ellie Field and Sierra Jamros, all of Adams; Mathew Fortin, Fred Sears, Autumn Sheldon and Emma Smith, all of Dalton; Audrey Belanger of North Adams; Norah Miller and Madison Tobin, both of Pittsfield; and Grace Miller of Williamstown.
AnnaMaria Sebastino of North Adams has been named to the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa dean's list for fall semester 2021.
Jacob Halverson of Adams Caleb Besaw of North Adams and Jamie Boyle of Pownal, Vt., were named to the dean's list for the fall 2021 semester at Castleton (Vt.) University, and Aubrey Tetlow of Williamstown to the president's list.
Esther Chilson of Lanesborough was named to the dean's list at Emerson College in Boston for the fall 2021 semester. A freshman, she is majoring in stage and production management.
Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y., has named the following students to the honors lists for the fall 2021 semester:
Dean's list: Sarah Markham of Ashley Falls; Emily West of Dalton; Marley Buffis of Hancock; Elizabeth Paglier of Lanesborough; and Loren Benoit, Katelynd Chambers, Nicole Forman, Sophia-marie Groves, Nick Hall, Alexander Hawkins, Haley Mazzeo and Tea Mazzeo, all of Pittsfield.
President's list: Hannah Fuller of Cheshire, Shelby Tinker and Madison Tinker, both of Great Barrington, and Sofia Bock and Shannon Netzer, both of Pittsfield.
Julia O'Connor and Cassie Tobler, both of Dalton, and Amanda Armstrong of Pittfsfield were named to the fall 2021 dean's list at Curry College in Milton.
Meghan Meczywor of Adams and Patrick McKinney of Pittsfield were named to the dean's list at Dean College in Franklin for the fall 2021 semester.
Luke Maynard of Pittsfield has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at the Citadel in Charleston, S.C. He was also awarded a gold star for achieving a 3.7 grade point average or above.
Nate Aaron Beaupre of Pittsfield and Noah Payne of Pownal, Vt., have been named presidential scholars at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., for the fall semester. Beaupre, a senior, is majoring in mechanical engineering, and Payne, a sophomore, is majoring in chemistry.
Springfield College has recognized the following students for the inclusion on the dean's list for the 2021 fall semester: Riley Robinson of Adams (major health science and pre-physical therapy); Caroline Carlough of Lanesborough (digital, web, and multimedia design); Joseph Traversa (applied exercise science), Ian Benoit (criminal justice), Mary Lee (criminal justice), Michael Ott (criminal justice), Jasmyn Roark-Somersall (exploratory studies), Leighana Williamson (criminal justice), and Sierra Murray (sports biology), all of Pittsfield; and Hannah Gilooly (education), Katherine Bernardy (health science/occupational therapy), Grace Sanchez (health science/occupational therapy), and Finnian Welch (psychology), all of Williamstown.