UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH BRADFORD: Emily Angel of Stewartstown, Pa, was expected to graduate Sunday, April 28, from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY: Meredith Riddle, D.O., of Baldwin, has completed the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University. An official graduation ceremony and conferring of degrees will take place on the Midwestern University campus in Glendale, Arizona, on May 30. Dr. Riddle is the daughter of Baldwin residents Jeff and Glenda Riddle. She graduated from Fallston High School in 2002; earned a bachelor of science in biomedical sciences and a bachelor of arts in Spanish from Auburn University in 2006; and earned a master of science in physiology and biophysics from Georgetown University in 2008. While at Midwestern, she served as the president of the Health Outreach through Medicine and Education (HOME) program and received the Translating Osteopathic Understanding through Community Health (TOUCH) award for community service. After graduation from Midwestern, she plans to complete a family medicine residency at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla.
STEVENSON UNIVERSITY: Cory Joyner, a Havre de Grace resident, spent spring break volunteering in New Orleans as a member of the "Mission: I'm Home student organization. For the past five years, "Mission: I'm Home" has organized the alternative spring break trip to rebuild from Hurricane Katrina.
During the week of spring break, Stevenson students, faculty and staff donated 3,640 hours of service to the St. Bernard Project and Habitat for Humanity of New Orleans. These hardworking Mustangs were involved with every aspect of the rebuilding effort, from demolition and debris removal to drywall installation, painting and landscaping. In addition to rebuilding homes, participants were introduced to the culture of New Orleans and met with several families affected by Hurricane Katrina.
The following 17 students were granted an achievement for participating in community service at Stevenson University: Brandon Bayer of White Hall, Colleen Daeschner of Bel Air, Jessica Forbes of Stewartstown, Alicia Greene of Jarrettsville, Justin Hedrick of Pylesville, Cory Joyner of Havre de Grace, John Mills of Abingdon, Benjamin Roush of Forest Hill, Nickolas Shaw of Abingdon, Eric Shifflett of Bel Air, Paul Welbourn of Belcamp, Kaylie Yapps of Joppa, Maria Zambuto of Conowingo and Taylor Zimmerman of Jarrettsville.
Stevenson University inducted 116 students to the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges program. The following 14 students were granted an achievement for being a member of who's who at Stevenson University: Carly Copsey of Bel Air; Chandler Eldreth of Belcamp; Matthew Koontz of Bel Air; Robert Lamarr of Bel Air; John Mills of Abingdon; Johnny Powell of Havre de Grace; Ethan Price of White Hal; Nickolas Shaw of Abingdon; Maria Zambuto of Conowingo; and Taylor Zimmerman of Jarrettsville.
The Stevenson University Mustangs won the 2013 Commonwealth Conference Men's Golf Championship by 18 strokes over Messiah Sunday at Hershey Country Club, and Lukehart of Bel Air was granted an achievement for participating in a sports team at Stevenson University.
McDANIEL COLLEGE: Blair E. Undem of Bel Air, is among 30 McDaniel College juniors and seniors inducted April 7 into the Delta of Maryland Chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest academic honor society. It has chapters at 280 colleges and universities and more than 600,000 members.
ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: Aaron League of White Hall graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering in the winter 2012-13 quarter.
LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE: Lebanon Valley College's Inquiry 2013 coincided with the Council for Undergraduate Research's week-long celebration of student research and achievement. LVC celebrates the academic, dramatic, athletic, musical and experiential achievements of the student body. Events began on Sunday, April 14, and concluded Saturday, April 20. Inquiry 2013 included poster presentations, art displays, poetry readings, oral research presentations and musical recitals. Every academic department on campus nominated students to share their accomplishments during that week. Among the 185 participants were Kaylin M. Honchar of Churchville, a John Carroll School graduate and a junior psychology major who presented "Intuitive and Reflective Cognitive Styles: Their Connection to Beliefs About Paranormal Phenomena and Junk Science;" Alyssa K. Kulp of Perryville, a Manheim Central High School graduate and senior biology major who presented "Phytotoxicity of ZnS nanocrystals on Spirodela polyrhiza;" Kristen E. Rooney of Havre de Grace, a Havre de Grace High School graduate and senior early childhood education and special education major who presented "Postcards from Across the Pond;" Suzanne P. Sullivan of White Hall, a North Harford High School graduate and senior early childhood education and special education major who presented "Postcards from Across the Pond;" Kristin C. Tracy of Bel Air, a C. Milton Wright High School graduate and senior economics major who presented "Conserving Biodiversity;" Cameron P. Venable of Abingdon, an Edgewood High School graduate and junior biology major, presented "Baited camera trapping of the Roland Property."
NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY: Eric Creel of White Hall was named to the Northern Michigan University dean's list for the fall 2012 semester. Creel qualified with a grade point average of 3.25 to 3.99.