Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Needham High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Needham High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Needham High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Needham High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Lafayette College students were named to the Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement during the fall 2016 semester. Each student achieved at least a 3.60 semester grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
As Ithaca College students depart for Spring Break next week, 40 will disperse throughout the country and Canada to spend their time volunteering for a variety of causes, while another three will trek to Alaska to help locals prepare their income taxes.
Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.
About 60 percent of Bates juniors study abroad, and Bates offers access to study-abroad programs in more than 60 countries.
At WPI, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to addresses an important societal need or issue.
Ohio Wesleyan University is pleased to announce its 2016 fall semester Dean's List. To qualify for OWU Dean's List recognition, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale in all applicable classes. Congratulations, Bishops, on this outstanding academic achievement!
A total of 719 students were eligible to walk in Coastal Carolina University's fall 2016 commencement, compared to 595 in 2015 and 590 in 2014. Two ceremonies were held in the HTC Center on campus, one on Friday, Dec. 16 and one on Saturday, Dec. 17. Speaking to Coastal Carolina University's largest class of fall semester graduation candidates, commencement speaker Susan O'Malley advised the graduates to follow their passions. "If you follow you passion, you'll find your purpose," said O'Malley, who, following her own early goals, became the first female president of a professional sports franchise at age 29 when she assumed the leadership of the NBA's Washington Bullets (now the Wizards).
The Assumption College Office of Student Activities has announced the leaders of student-run clubs and organizations for the 2016-17 academic year.
Over 150 Ithaca College student-athletes were named to the Empire 8 Athletic Conference President's List for the spring 2016 semester.
From May 9-16, the Assumption College Chorale ensemble traveled to Prague, Vienna and Salzburg to perform in historic churches and cathedrals and learn about the history of European politics and art. During the trip, students had the opportunity to sing during High Mass at the Bergheim Parish Church in Salzburg; performed a recital at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna; held an impromptu performance at the Melk Abbey in Melk; and sang at the Church of Our Lady in Prague. The group also enjoyed guided tours of each city. "We teach a great deal of political history and art history during these trips," Prof. Michelle Graveline, Ph.D, the Chorale's director, said, "The students get an educational experience they won't soon forget," she said.
Colby-Sawyer College's Fine and Performing Arts Department presents "The Importance of Being Earnest," a comedic play written by Oscar Wilde, on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m.
The Assumption College Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Cultures has announced that 23 students were inducted into Sigma Delta Pi, the national Spanish honor society, on Thursday, April 7. Sigma Delta Pi was founded in 1919 at the University of California in Berkeley. The Assumption College Phi Rho chapter was founded in 2004, and is one of 530 of its kind across the globe. Initiation into the society requires a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in Spanish courses, as well as a minimum of one third-year level Spanish literature course or hispanic culture and civilization course. Students must also have a minimum of three semesters of college study and be ranked among the top 35 percent of their class. During the induction ceremony, Dona Kercher, Ph.D., professor of Spanish and film at Assumption, was honored with Sigma Delta Pi's national award la Orden de lots Descubridores. Dr. Kercher founded Assumption's chapter in 2004.
The college's chapter of this national honor society in communication studies fosters and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement in the field of communication. Members must have completed 60 credit hours, with 12 in communication studies courses, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, a minimum GPA of 3.25 in communication studies courses, and rank in the top 30 percent of their class.
URI 101 Mentors play an influential role helping first-year students in their transition to college. Mentors create effective and comfortable partnerships with instructors and become resourceful team leaders for all students.
The New England Small College Athletic Conference All-Academic honor is awarded to Bates varsity letter winners who reached sophomore academic standing with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.35.
The Bobcats received one of 20 at-large berths in the 62-team NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship, which begins this Thursday.