THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND: Jeremy M. Finck of Bel Air received a degree in Pharm D.
LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY: Local students named to the spring 2012 Lock Haven University dean's list are: Bel Air resident Brittany N. Favazza, senior, criminal justice major; and Forest Hill resident Taylor A. Klunk, sophomore, pre-K through 4/early childhood education.
LYCOMING COLLEGE: Ryan Umpleby of Forest Hill plans to attend Lycoming College in the fall. Umpleby, the son of Jim and Kathy Umpleby, is a student at Fallston High School where he plays football and basketball. Umpleby intends to continue his football career at Lycoming College. An honor roll student, he is the recipient of a scholar-athlete award and a Lycoming Academic Scholarship.
WOFFORD COLLEGE: Lisa Leyla Morris, of Abingdon, obtained bachelor of arts degrees in English and Spanish, cum laude May 20 from Wofford College.
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY: Rachael Michelle Boyd of Bel Air was named to the dean's list at Charleston Southern University for the 2012 spring semester. To be named to the dean's list, students must have taken at least 12 credit hours and have a 3.5 grade point average or above for that semester.
SUNY OSWEGO: Sarah Plotycia of Bel Air, a senior meteorology major, has been named to the seans' list for the spring semester at SUNY Oswego. The president's and deans' lists represent the academic top 28.8 percent of the Oswego student body. To be included on the deans' list, students must have a semester grade average of 3.30 to 3.79.
CECIL COLLEGE: Cecil College announces that Harford County residents Paul Snader of Havre de Grace, Kathryn Hundertmark of Churchville, Brittany North of Joppa, Kelly Riale of Whiteford and Karen Welsh of Darlington made the president's list for the spring 2012 semester. To qualify for the president's list, students must earn a grade point average of 3.75 or better for that semester.
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: Stewart Hall of Monkton earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for spring 2012 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Undergraduate students earning a 4.00 academic average for the semester gain the distinction of Faculty Honors at Georgia Tech.
WIDENER UNIVERSITY: The following students from the area were named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Widener University in Chester, Pa.: Lauren Beougher of Belcamp, Emily Bochniak of Fallston, Andrew Jester of Carney, Robert Knight of Darlington, Danielle Ruggio of Havre de Grace, Emily Shumaker of Belcamp, Joshua Wetzel of Bel Air and Jessica Wheeler of Bel Air.
The following students graduated from Widener this spring: Lauren Beougher of Belcamp, with a bachelor's degree in social work; Robert Knight of Darlington, with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering; Emily Shumaker of Belcamp, with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering; Joshua Wetzel of Bel Air, a bachelor's degree in management; and Bryan Dye of Bel Air, with a doctorate degree in physical therapy.
MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA: The following local residents have been named to Millersville University of Pennsylvania's dean's list for the spring 2012 semester: Lydia R. Beyer, a senior from Delta, Pa.; Deanna V. Bowersox, a sophomore from Delta; Brierley M. Burdette, a sophomore from Stewartstown, Pa.; Zachery T. Cave, a sophomore from Delta; Felicia L. Chalfant, a junior from Stewartstown; Melissa M. Chenoweth, a junior from Stewartstown; Rebecca A. Fairchild, a sophomore from Stewartstown; David H. Felts, a senior from Rising Sun; Michele A. Garey, a senior from Fawn Grove, Pa.; Abbey L. Lichtenberg, a junior from Stewartstown, Pa.; Shane J. McCormick, a senior from Delta, Pa.; Erin C. Petty, a freshman from Jarrettsville; Katelin N. Robertson, a sophomore from White Hall; Lauren K. Ross, a senior from Stewartstown; Lindsey B. Taylor, a freshman from Delta; Stephanie E. Zell, a freshman from Delta.
UNIVERSITY OF THE SCIENCES: Nicholas Kuklane of Kingsville, received a bachelor of science degree from University of the Sciences during a ceremony on May 18. This year marked the first bachelor's degree ceremony for some 240 students in the master of occupational therapy, doctor of occupational therapy, doctor of physical therapy and doctor of pharmacy programs. The ceremony was for students who were eligible to earn a bachelor's degree during the 2011-12 academic year even as they continue their matriculation toward their professional degrees. Kuklane now continues on a path toward a doctor of pharmacy degree with an anticipated graduation in May 2014.
ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND: On May 12, the following local students were awarded bachelor of arts degrees from St. Mary's College of Maryland: Julianna Jackson of Baldwin, graduated cum laude with a major in anthropology and minors in museum studies and Spanish; Travis Lear of Kingsville, who was a Nitze Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa, graduated magna cum laude with majors in biochemistry and biology and a minor in history; Emily Miller of Abingdon, graduated with a major in biochemistry and a minor in neurosciences; Lucas Trout of Baldwin, graduated cum laude with majors in biochemistry and biology and a minor in mathematics; Zachary Alexander of Bel Air, graduated with a major in biology; Jessica Ditillo of Baldwin, graduated with a major in biology with a minor in environmental studies; Brian Szychowski of Bel Air, graduated cum laude with a major in chemistry; Gregory Herpel of Fallston, graduated magna cum laude with a major in computer science and a minor in mathematics; Kelsey McKeon of Street, graduated cum laude with a major in economics and political science; Lauren Nelson of Aberdeen Proving Ground, graduated with a major in history and a minor in museum studies; Amanda Rice of Aberdeen Proving Ground, graduated magna cum laude with majors in Chinese, political science and Asian studies and a minor in history; Anna Shaull of Baltimore, graduated cum laude with a major in Spanish with a minor in economics; Nicole Johnson of Jarrettsville, graduated cum laude with majors in mathematics and psychology; Susan Signorelli of Baltimore, graduated cum laude with a major in mathematics; Michael Snow of Baltimore, graduated cum laude with a major in mathematics; Roy Snyder of Baltimore graduated with a major in mathematics; Christopher Blocher of Joppa graduated with a major in philosophy; John Mumby of Bel Air graduated with majors in political science and public policy studies and a minor in economics; Andrew Sweitzer of Forest Hill graduated summa cum laude with a major in political science and a minor in economics; Emily Saari of Forest Hill, who was a Nitze Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa, graduated summa cum laude with a major in psychology and minors in environmental studies and religious studies; and Lisa Davidson of Bel Air, graduated with a major in theater, film and media studies and a minor in music.
UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON: Area residents receiving a bachelor's degree from The University of Scranton include Cecelia R. Brown of Monkton, who majored in nursing in the Jesuit university's Panuska College of Professional Studies; and David M. Hopp of Jarrettsville, who majored in exercise science in the Jesuit university's Panuska College of Professional Studies.
MARIST COLLEGE: The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 18. Madeline Bergeron of Bel Air received a bachelor of professional studies in fashion merchandising; Kelsey Heckler of Bel Air received a bachelor of science in biology; Megan Oconnor of Forest Hill received a master of arts in museum studies; and Jaime Vigliotti of Bel Air received a bachelor of professional studies in fashion merchandising.
CHATHAM UNIVERSITY: Roneisha Juleis Price of Aberdeen graduated with a master of science in counseling psychology from Chatham University in Pittsburgh on May 21 during the 2012 commencement ceremony held at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in Pittsburgh, Pa.