Graduations Toni Constantino of Warwick has received her master’s degree in public administration from Marist College in Poughkeepsie. She is employed by Marist College. Toni is the daughter of Rosemary and Richard Matthews of Warwick and the granddaughter of Frank and Miriam Piranio. Leyla Saghafi of Warwick was among 1,550 students who were award academic degrees in January from Boston University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Administration. Dean’s list Melissa L Toscano of Greenwood Lake has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., where she is majoring in mathematics. The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at SUNY Fredonia: Jessica Megan Bertollo of Warwick. Paige Ashton Zanetti of Warwick. Kathryn Lynch of Warwick was on the Dean’s List at Iona College in New Rochelle for her third semester in a row. The following residents were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester at Grove City College in Pennsylvania: Arielle Goyzueta, a junior elementary education major, has been named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction. Arielle is a 2008 graduate of Goshen High School and is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Juan Goyzueta from the Village of Florida. Ashley Steiginga, a senior biology major, has been named to the Dean’s List with Distinction. Ashley is a 2007 graduate of Hawthorne Christian Academy and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Steiginga from Warwick. Courtney Steiginga, a sophomore marketing management major, has been named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction. Courtney is a 2009 graduate of Hawthorne Christian Academy and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Steiginga from Warwick. Students eligible for the Dean’s List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean’s List with Distinction a GPA of 3.6 to 3.84 and for the Dean’s List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0. Award, scholarships and programs Katherine Taylor Pitney of Warwick was among the students enrolled at Binghamton University, State University of New York, who were inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, the nation’s oldest and largest honor society for first-year students Founded in 1923, Phi Eta Sigma seeks to encourage and reward academic excellence among freshmen in all disciplines. Only 350 campuses across the United States have chartered Phi Eta Sigma chapters. Membership in Phi Eta Sigma at Binghamton University is restricted to those who have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 at the end of any first year, full-time curricular period, provided they have carried a normal academic load acceptable toward a bachelor’s degree and rank in the upper 20 percent of their class. Bruce Mason of Warwick is one of nine Ashland University students who presented his research at the First Annual Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges Undergraduate Research Symposium held in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium in February. Mason, advised by Dr. Randall Gearhart from the Department of Sport Sciences, presented “Muscle Fiber Recruitment in Young, Recreationally Trained Women Using a Vibration Platform.” This event exposed state legislators to the research opportunities that students have at private colleges and universities throughout the state of Ohio. Ashland University was one of 25 independent institutions represented at the Symposium. Kelly M. Schroeder of Warwick is taking part in an internship this spring through SUNY Oswego’s Experience-Based Education Program. Schroeder, a senior human development major, interns at Oswego Children’s Project, on the SUNY Oswego campus. The Experience-Based Education Program at Oswego places students in internships and career awareness opportunities that allow them to earn college credits while garnering valuable real-life experience.