School briefs

Colgate University

Vincent Betti of Jessup, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2021, earned the fall 2019 Dean’s Award with Distinction. Betti is a graduate of Valley View High School.

Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least three courses during the fall 2019 semester earn the Dean’s Award with Distinction.

East Stroudsburg University

Tyler Stafursky of Archbald was one of 362 students scheduled to be recognized at this year’s annual honors convocation at East Stroudsburg University, which was not held due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The University of Scranton

Abigail Guziewicz of Peckville was among the University of Scranton students inducted into Psi Chi, the national honor society in psychology. Qualifications for induction into the honor society include a major or minor in psychology, rank in the top 35 percent in general scholarship, and superior scholarship in psychology. Guziewicz is a senior psychology major at the Jesuit university.

  • The following local residents were among the 32 University of Scranton students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honor society.

Julia Betti of Dickson City, a junior pursing a marketing degree.

Alexandra Wanas of Blakely, a junior pursing a business administration degree.

Regan O’Hara of Peckville, a junior pursing a accounting degree.

To be considered for induction, students must rank in the upper seven percent of the junior class, upper 10 percent of the senior class or upper 20 percent of the graduating master’s class.

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