School briefs

Alvernia University

Olivia Blockberger of Peckville was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester.

Bloomsburg University

Breanna Koslowski of Scott Township was one of more than 90 student scholars were recently inducted into the Frederick Douglass Institute for Academic Excellence.

Mia Tomassoni of Archbald completed an internship this fall with Saint Columba School in Bloomsburg.

The Citadel

Alexandria Carter of Dickson City was recently initiated into Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society. Carter was also named to the dean’s list for spring 2022.

East Stroudsburg University

Naomi Springer of Dunmore performed in the university’s production of “She Kills Monsters.”

Georgia Institute of Technology

Cory Caldwell of Dunmore earned a master of science in aerospace engineering.

Johnson College

Briana Curtis of Blakely, Brandon Grandinetti of Olyphant, Hope Hoanzl of Forest City, Anthony Kutchmanich of Greenfield Twp., Julie Ristics of Dunmore, Devin Walsh of Olyphant and Kevin Williams of Eynon were named to the president’s list for fall 2022.

Kutztown University

Madison R Hayner of Carbondale, Sarah Elizabeth Linko of Jessup, Rory Anna Misko of Carbondale, Jonathon V. Pugliese of Carbondale and Natalie G. Sweeney of Jessup were named to the dean’s list for fall 2022.

Lebanon Valley College

Hailey Kobrynich of Olyphant was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester.

Slippery Rock University

Kathryn Eberhart of Archbald and Jessica Trauger of Dunmore were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester.

Troy University

Kathy Gray of Dickson City, graduated with a master’s degree during Term 1 of the 2022-23 academic year.

University of Scranton

Emma R. Coar of Dunmore was among the six members of the university’s ROTC class of 2023 who earned Distinguished Military Graduate status by the U.S. Army, which designates placement in the top 20% of Army ROTC graduates in the nation for this academic year. Their distinction is based on their placement in the Order of Merit List, which ranks graduating ROTC cadets from across the country. The designation requires a superior grade-point average, strong performance in the Army Combat Fitness Test and proven experience as an exceptional leader in college ROTC training.

Emma Boyle of Peckville and Aiden P. Messett of Throop are among the Robert L. McKeage Business Leadership Honors Program students who are gaining real world experience through a consulting project for Homeboy Industries, the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world.

Alyssa Marie Cosklo of Fell Township is among the 15 students from its class of 2026 awarded four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to incoming first-year students with outstanding records in high school and notable community involvement. The scholarship covers four years of full tuition provided that the student maintains at least a 3.25 grade point average.

Julia Mancuso of Dunmore and Sofia Muta of Greenfield Twp. are among the 20 education majors serving as student teachers during the fall semester at area schools in Carbondale, Dunmore, Mid Valley, Mountain View, Pittston, Riverside, Scranton, Valley View and Western Wayne school districts.

Samuel J. Hannah of Dunmore was among students who received Frank O’Hara medals which were presented to university students with the highest grade-point averages in their first, second and third year in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Kania School of Management and the Panuska College of Professional Studies for the 2021-22 academic year.

Western Governors University

Denise Larson of Olyphant earned an award of excellence at the university’s College of Business.

Widener University

Mia Muchisky of Archbald was named to its homecoming court for 2022.

York College

Evan Piatak of Forest City enrolled to study mechanical engineering for the fall semester.