Local Students Named to UMass Amherst Dean’s List
Below is a list of local students who were named to the dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst for the spring 2019 semester.
In order to qualify, an undergraduate student must receive a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a four-point scale.
Jessica Lucero Ulloa
Local Students Graduate from Curry
Curry College graduated a total of 754 undergraduate and graduate students at the 2019 Commencment on May 19 at the Xfinity Center in Mansfiled, Massachusetts. The following local students received their degrees:
Vanesa Acosta recevied a BA
John Conway recevied a BS
Solanyel Perez recevied a BA
Business, civic, and philanthropic leader John Fish, Hon. ‘19 served as Commencement speaker. Fish, the chairman and CEO of Suffolk, one of the nation’s leading construction management companies, received an honorary Doctor of Business Administration degree.
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 27 undergraduate majors, as well as graduate degrees in business, education, criminal justice, and nursing, with a combined enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. The student body consists of approximately 2,000 traditional undergraduate students, and over 1,000 continuing education and graduate students. Approximately 75% of its students reside on the Curry campus. The largest majors are business management, communication, nursing, criminal justice, and education. The College offers a wide array of extra-curricular activities ranging from 14 NCAA Division III athletic teams to an outstanding theatre program. Visit us on the web at www.curry.edu
Endicott College Announces 2019 Local Graduates
Endicott College, the first college in the U.S. to require internships of its students, held its 79th annual commencement exercises this past week. At a May 23 ceremony for Endicott’s Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Hempstead Stadium on the Endicott campus in Beverly, Mass., the commencement speaker was Latoyia Edwards, news anchor at NBC-10 Boston, who received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the ceremony.
Of local interest, the following students received degrees:
Sarah Lippincott, Master of Education, Special Education
Patricia Lopez, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Graduated Cum Laude
Endicott College offers doctorate, master’s, bachelor’s and associate degree programs at its campus on the scenic coast of Beverly, Mass., with additional sites in Boston, online, and at U.S. and international locations. Endicott remains true to its founding principle of integrating professional and liberal arts education with internship opportunities across disciplines. For more, visit endicott.edu.
Leitch Has Been Named to the Champlain College President’s List
Stephen Leitch of East Boston has been named to the Champlain College President’s List for the Spring 2019 semester.
Students on the President’s List have achieved a grade point average of 4.0 or higher during the semester. Leitch is majoring in Cybersecurity.
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain, and more than 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Champlain’s distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review’s The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition. It was named a “Most Innovative School” (for the fourth year in a row), ranked among the top 100 Regional Universities in the North, and is featured as “One of the Best Undergraduate Teaching Programs” and a “Best Value School” by U.S. News & World Report. The Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2020 calls Champlain one of the “Best and Most Interesting Schools” in the United States, Canada and Great Britain. Champlain is also a 2019 College of Distinction. For more information, visit: www.champlain.edu.