Local Students Earn Academic Honors

Curry College Welcomes Accursia Carbo into Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society

 Curry College is pleased to announce that Accursia Carbo of Everett MA is among the new group of students inducted to its newly established Delta Chi Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society, the premier academic and professional honors group for technology programs.

Beginning in 2020, Curry College is a member of the Delta Chi Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau. Epsilon Pi Tau is an international honor society dedicated to the technology fields and recognizes the academic excellence of students studying Computer Science, Information Technology, or Software Development at Curry.

Epsilon Pi Tau was founded at The Ohio State University in 1929 and has provided honor and recognition to members for over 90 years. Members of EPT reside in every state in the US, as well as 49 other nations. Epsilon Pi Tau is the premier academic and professional honors group for technology programs in higher education and has inducted 90,000 plus members since its inception.

To qualify for acceptance students must have completed 30 semester hours at Curry College and 16 semester hours in their major (CS, IT or SD), GPA of 3.25 or higher, the top 35% of the qualifying students.

About Curry College

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on 131 acres in Milton, Mass. Curry extends its educational programs to a continuing education branch campus in Plymouth, Mass. Curry offers 28 undergraduate majors, as well as graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, criminal justice, and nursing, with a combined enrollment of over 3,700 students. The student body consists of approximately 2,000 traditional undergraduate students, and 1,700 continuing education and graduate students. Approximately 1,575 of its students reside on the Curry campus. The largest majors are business management, communication, nursing, criminal justice, and education, and the college is also internationally known for its Program for the Advancement of Learning (PAL). The College offers a wide array of extra-curricular activities ranging from 15 NCAA Division III athletic teams to an outstanding theatre program. Visit us on the web at www.curry.edu.

Local student graduates from Centre College 

Lorna Closeil graduated from Centre College during the College’s virtual Senior Celebration held on Sunday, May 24.  

Closeil of Everett was awarded a bachelor of arts degree in anthropology/sociology. “Closeil graduated magna cum laude, and received The Sociology Prize, awarded to an outstanding senior sociology major.” A graduate of Everett High School, Closeil’s parents are Lionel and Myrlene Aristhene of Everett.

Centre held the virtual Senior Celebration to honor the 352 members of the Class of 2020 on the date originally scheduled for Commencement. President John and First Lady Susie Roush recognized the graduating class live on Zoom from the stage of Newlin Hall in Centre’s Norton Center for the Arts. The event was not meant to take the place of an in-person Commencement weekend, which will occur in the future when conditions allow. 

Founded in 1819, Centre College is a U.S. News top-50 national liberal arts college, and named one of Forbes top-15 college/university in the South seven years in a row. 

Local student makes dean’s list at Connecticut College

Caroline Karakey, 2023, Undeclared has  been named to the dean’s high honor  list for the 2020 spring semester.

About Connecticut College

Founded in 1911, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal college located on a 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound and the Thames River. Our innovative educational approach, Connections, integrates everything our 1,800 students experience here-classes, majors, study abroad, internships, residence hall and campus life-so they learn how to look at problems from multiple angles and find value in differing points of view. Our mission is to educate students to put the liberal arts into action as citizens in a global society. For more information, see www.conncoll.edu or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Curry College Announces Spring 2020 Dean’s List Students

 Curry College congratulates roughly 1,000 students who were named to the Spring 2020 Dean’s List. To earn a place on the list, full-time undergraduate students – those who carry 12 or more graded credits per semester – must earn a 3.3 grade-point-average (GPA) or higher.

Alyssa Jackson of Everett  and majoring in Early Education & Care

Megan Downer of Everett and majoring in English

Deanna Kysilovsky of Everett  and majoring in Mathematics Education

Aryana Charles of Everett and majoring in Nursing

Jessica Furtado of Everett  and majoring in Psychology

Accursia Carbo of Everett and majoring in Software Development

Hailey Powers of Everett and majoring in Special Education

Polanco graduates from Lasell University

Jennifer Polanco, a resident of Everett, graduated from Lasell University.

Polanco received their BA in Communication after completing graduation requirements on 12/20/2019.

Lasell University’s Class of 2020 will be honored in person when restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so. In the meantime, the University congratulates them on this incredible achievement!

Local student earns Dean’s List recognition at Norwich University

The following student has been recognized on the Dean’s List at Norwich University for the Spring 2020 semester:

* Tenzin Dorjee, Everett

Full-time undergraduate students, who earned a semester grade point average of at least 3.40 and had no failures in the previous Fall or Spring semester are awarded Dean’s List honors. These students cannot have any pending Incomplete (I) grades. Dean’s List honors are noted on the official transcript each term earned.

In addition to the above criteria, students in the Spring 2020 semester had to meet the following criteria relative to the University’s transition to online instruction in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which introduced the option for students to choose an alternative grading system or to maintain earned letter grades. To be eligible for President’s (GPA 4.0) and Dean’s Lists (GPA 3.40) for the Spring 2020 Semester, students must have additionally maintained full time enrollment for the Spring 2020 Semester, chosen to keep letter grades in at least 12 credits of classes, and must not have received any Incomplete or No Pass grades.

About Norwich University

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation’s six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu

Vu Receives Degree from Western New England University

Paul Vu, of Everett graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy from Western New England University in May 2020.

Vu was among over 950 students who received degrees from 25 states and six countries. The top five fields of study were Mechanical Engineering, Criminal Justice, Sport Management, Psychology and Accounting.

A Salute to Undergraduate students of the class of 2020 featuring a driving parade of the Western New England community, conferral of degrees, memories of the journey, and a live chat can be viewed here (https://youtu.be/ruftr3pw-1o).

A Salute to Doctoral, MMaster’s, Law, Pharmacy, and Occupational Therapy students of the class of 2020 can be viewed here (https://youtu.be/XqJt1bKKjcY).

All Class of 2020 students will be warmly welcomed back to campus for a traditional ceremony when it is safe to do so.

Having just celebrated its Centennial, Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England serves 3,825 students, including 2,580 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the School of Law.

Local residents make Dean’s List at Wentworth Institute of Technology

The following local residents have made the Dean’s List at Wentworth Institute of Technology for the spring 2020 semester.

* Andy Ngo of Everett, 

* Elder Antonio Serrano-Alas of Everett

* Mariana Zapata of Everett,

* Omar M Shanniek of Everett

Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology stresses project-based, hands-on learning, with an emphasis on cooperative education and careers, community enrichment, and contributing to the economic vitality of the Greater Boston region. The nationally ranked school is recognized as a leader in engineering, technology, design and science.

Wentworth has some 19 bachelorTs degree programs in areas such as architecture; construction management; mechanical, biomedical and civil engineering; and computer science. It offers masterss degrees in in applied computer science, architecture, civil engineering, construction management, facility management, and technology management.

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