Graduations The following Monroe students graduated from SUNY Oneonta on May 16:
Megan Bladen with a Bachelor of Science degree in Childhood Education (1-6).
Lauren Dutcher with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
Michael Masino with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology.
Amanda Melican of Monroe with a Master's of Science degree in Educational Technology.
John O'Brien of Monroe with a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Accounting.
Theresa Papazicos of Monroe with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology.
Casey Stewart of Monroe with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.
Rosaria M. Camarda of Monroe has graduated from New York Medical College with a master's degree in Public Health, Policy and Management. She also received the Outstanding Scholarship Award. She is the daughter of Maria and Sam Camarda of Palermo, Italy.
Maxwell Pollack of Monroe has graduated from The College of New Jersey in Ewing, N.J., with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics.
Coleen Lally, a 2011 graduate of Monroe-Woodbury High School, has graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Medical Technology. She has also just completed a one-year internship at Valley Hospital in New Jersey. Her current plans are to seek employment at a major hospital.
Evan Froehlich of Monroe graduated with honors from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a minor in economics.
He is one of 60 students accepted into the Masters of Accountancy program. Evan is the son of Rich and Sue Froehlich.
Kurt Spiegel of Monroe received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in applied statistics from Rochester Institute of Technology.
The following students have graduated from the State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi:
Adam Lamarch of Harriman, AOS in Refrigeration and Plumbing.
Kelly McCurry of Highland Mills, BBA in Hotel and Resort Management.
The following students were among the 446 people who were awarded associate’s degrees and academic certificates during commencement ceremonies at SUNY Orange in Middletown:
ChesterShaylynn Carlin Botta, Florinda Pilar Estrada, Joelis Kristina Gonzalez, Pedro Antonio González II, Shane A. Laden, Joseph B. LaTassa, Tatsiana Luksha, Delaney Anne Marshall, Deborah Ann Melendez, Cailley Fern Roe, Ruby D. Tartanian and Marissa Christine Traina
Greenwood LakeMorgan E. DeFosses.
HarrimanKevan R. Weinman and Gabrielle Marie Zambrotta.
Highland MillsIan Barrett, Erica Lynn Gorman, Anastasia Paoletti, Julianne Elizabeth Priore and Timothy Yurgel.
MonroePaul G. Kelly, Robin Levin Lopez, Danielle Amanda Montagna, Samantha Michelle Nicoliello, Allie Jean Roman, Ryan Marc Sobolewski, Stephen Sochulak, Kristen T. Williams and Katherine Mei Lei Yu.
The following students were among those to earn undergraduate degrees following the conclusion of the spring 2015 semester at SUNY New Paltz:
Jill Cronin of Greenwood Lake, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Organizational.
Yekaterina Karpova of Greenwood Lake, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Management.
Dominique Janots of Harriman, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Veronica Baran of Highland Mills, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in English.
Andrew Ruiz of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Production.
Brianne Liebman of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood & Child Ed B-6 - History B-6.
Bailey McDonald of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Brandon Allison of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Karen Barba of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in English.
Natasha Balaj of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Child Ed B-6 - Geography B-6.
Pam Sutherland of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Child Ed B-6 - English B-6.
Jalyssa Burgos of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Organizational.
Christopher Sorrentino of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
Hayley Butterfield of Monroe, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
President’s listErika LaCayo of Monroe was named to the President’s List at Berkeley College. To qualify, a student must achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits.
Dean’s listKerry McHugh of Highland Mills has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester at SUNY Cortland.
Kerry, whose parents are Robert McHugh and Denise Stewart, is a 2014 graduate of Monroe-Woodbury High School who is studying physical education at Cortland.
Timothy Alcide of Monroe has been named to the Dean’s List in the University of Notre Dame’s First Year of Studies for outstanding scholarship during the spring 2015 semester.
Students who achieve dean’s honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college.
Timothy is studying Business in the Mendoza School of Business at the University of Notre Dame.
Cadet Peter H. Buehlmann of Monroe has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.
Buehlmann is a recent graduate who majored in Civil Engineering. He is the son of Pamela and Armin Buehlmann.
Molly M. Power of Highland Mills finished her freshman year at SUNY Plattsburgh by being named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester.
Mariah Malone of Southfields has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester at SUNY Cortland. Mariah is a 2013 graduate of Monroe-Woodbury High School. She is studying early education/childhood education.
She is the daughter of Brian and MaryLynne Malone.
The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester at the College of Saint Rose in Albany:
Amanda Boctor of Highland Mills.
Brianna Cifone of Monroe.Chike Mbamali of Highland Mills.
Clive Ricketts of Highland Mills.
To be eligible, full-time students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours and achieve a semester grade-point average of at least 3.5 with no grades of D, F, Incomplete or Pass/Fail.
The following students have been cited for academic achievement for the Spring 2015 semester by achieving the Dean’s List at the State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi:
Sam Flicker-Podberesky of Monroe, AAS in Carpentry.
Ryan Schoenherr of Monroe, BT in Construction Management - Design and Building
Daniel Toimil of Monroe, BT in Architectural Design and Building.
To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have an academic average of 3.50 or higher within the semester.
The following local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester at Marist College in Poughkeepsie:
Alexis Batulis of Monroe, a member of the Class of 2017 who is majoring in Business Administration.
Nicole Gerber of Highland Mills, a member of the Class of 2018 who is majoring in Business Administration.
Kristylynn Marina of Monroe, a member of the Class of 2018 who is majoring in American Studies.
Matthew Ruis of Monroe, a member of the Class of 2015 who is majoring in Environmental Science & Policy - Science Emphasis.
Deanna Scalia of Central Valley, a member of the Class of 2015 who is majoring in Criminal Justice.
The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Berkeley College:
Megan Cimera of Greenwood LakeKevin Culhane of Monroe
To qualify, a student must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum of 12 credits.
Honors, programs, awardsRebecca Louise Vitelli of Monroe has been awarded a Fellowship worth $5,000 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi - the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Vitelli received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from the University of Delaware. As a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, she will pursue a master’s degree in exceptional children and youth through the University of Delaware’s Autism/Severe Disabilities 4+1 Program.
Vitelli is among 57 students nationwide to receive a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship.
MacKenzie Ryan of Highland Mills is one of 47 students recently inducted into Alpha Phi Omega (APO), a co-educational service fraternity, at Susquehanna University in Selisgrove, Pennsylvania.
APO brings university students together for leadership, friendship and service opportunities to the campus, the fraternity, the community and the nation. APO devotes their time to volunteering for many different service projects throughout the year such as the SUN Council Social, the Ronald McDonald House dinner, Grayson View bingo, Mostly Mutts, Peace Festival, Relay for Life, Elijah’s Bowl and the Red Cross Blood Drive. Members of the organization complete a minimum of 50 hours of service each year.
Ryan is a strategic communications and psychology major in the Class of 2017. A 2013 graduate of Monroe-Woodbury, she is the daughter of JoAnne Sullivan and Timothy Ryan.
Jay Czerwinski of Monroe was a member of the State University of New York at New Paltz women’s and men’s swimming teams that were named Spring 2015 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America teams.
A total of 151 NCAA Division III women’s programs and 99 Division III men’s teams received the accolade.
The SUNY New Paltz women’s swim team posted a GPA of 3.23 during the spring of 2015, while the men fashioned a 3.15 GPA.
The distinction is accorded to college and university swimming & diving teams who have achieved a team grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. It is presented twice a year - once in the fall semester and again in the spring.