School briefs


School briefs


Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Maia Giombetti of Peckville was among more than 30 Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) students who completed training and were certified in Mental Health First Aid.

Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour training course designed to help participants build key skills necessary to help a person coping with a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Pennsylvania College of Technology

The following local residents were named to the fall dean's list at Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, a special mission affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University.

Nicholas J. Beggin, Archbald, Bachelor of Science, industrial design

Nick Bianchi, Archbald, Associate of Applied Science, landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis

Aaron R. Thompson, Peckville, Bachelor of Science, information technology: network specialist concentration

The Penn College dean's list includes all full-time students who have a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or better. Part-time, degree-seeking students who have earned 12 credits and have a graduation grade-point average of 3.5 will receive initial dean's list recognition. Thereafter, upon completion of each additional 12 credits, a student will be eligible for the dean's list if the minimum GPA has been maintained.

■ Taylor James Hoinsky of Jermyn earned an Associate of Applied Science in surveying technology at the Penn College commencement ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport.

Penn State Scranton

The following area students at Penn State Scranton made the dean's list for the fall 2019.

Conner Albino, Scott Township

Maura Andrews, Eynon

Lily Anuszewski, Jermyn

Kelly Arnold, Olyphant

Juliana Aulisio, Jessup

Rhiannon Berghauser, Mayfield

Cheyenne Black, Jermyn

Belle Bonczkiewicz, Eynon

Katelyn Bosket, Olyphant

Taylor Burdick, Olyphant

Michael Carrotto, Jessup

Antonio Cerminaro, Mayfield

Alissa Chorba, Jessup

Daniel Chylak, Olyphant

Michael Clark, Archbald

Roman Crisafulli, Throop

Logan Desanto, Dickson City

Deyniel Desarden Ruperto, Throop

Samantha Evanina, Olyphant

Francis Fajardo, Jessup

Matthew Fedorka, Dickson City

Matthew Fischer, Scott Township

Bryan Gallagher, Archbald

Nicola Giordano, Dickson City

Jared Griffin, Throop

Kara Hirjak, Blakely

Nathan Hollander, Scott Township

Angel Hunting, Peckville

Richard Johnson, Archbald

Adam Kasper, Olyphant

Ryan Kasper, Dickson City

Jason Kline, Dickson City

Noah Kline, Dickson City

Kalei Kowalchik, Olyphant

Kayla Kozlowski, Scott Township

Zachary Larioni, Throop

John Lasewicz, Olyphant

Gino Leccese, Dickson City

Mark Longo, Throop

Dominic Lupini, Eynon

Madison Macknosky, Dickson City

Vanessa Mazur, Olyphant

Zachary Menichello, Jessup

Nicholas Novobilski, Throop

Vanessa O'Boyle, Dickson City

Lauren Owens, Olyphant

Mariah Petrucci, Throop

Nicholas Pieshefski, Olyphant

Tressa Potis, Eynon

Demitri Reece, Olyphant

Samantha Rescigno, Archbald

Alysse Ritter, Peckville

Vittorio Romano, Jessup

Morgan Romanowski, Scott Township

Carole Rosenbergen, Throop

Morgan Ruddy, Jermyn

Lauren Rzucidlo, Jermyn

Devin Seifert, Throop

Kyle Wind, Dickson City

Daniel York, Peckville

Susquehanna University

Francis Ross of Jessup completed an internship last fall at the Hunger Project UK in London, England. Ross is a business administration major in the Susquehanna University Class of 2021 and a graduate of Valley View High School.

Ross's responsibilities included event planning, administrative and fundrasing team support. Through the course of the internship, he gained experience operating a large not for profit organization.

He participated in the Sigmund Weis School of Business London Program.

University of Alabama

Kathryn Anne Retzbach of Greenfield Township was named to the University of Alabama presidents list for the fall semester. The president's list recognizes full-time undergraduate students and does not apply to graduate students or undergraduate students who take less than a full course load.

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