Blank Slate Media Newspapers, Friday, August 10, 2018
Local students achievements in college More than 600 students received degrees from New York Institute of Technology as fall graduates of the Class of 2018. The following local students earned degrees: Priya Shah of Williston Park graduated with a BS degree in Biology. Jorge Gonzalez Soler of Mineola graduated with a BS degree in Business Administration. Joseph Pacura of Williston Park graduated with a BS degree in Computer Science. Jorge Faggioni of Carle Place graduated with a BS degree in Information Technology. Neel Mittal of Roslyn graduated with a MBA degree in Management. Disha Devdas of Old Westbury graduated with a BS degree in Psychology. Cara Frankel of Roslyn graduated with a ADIP degree in School Leadership and Technology. Shayne Roﬀey of Port Washington graduated with a BS degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Christina Tsiatsiou of Port Washington graduated with a MBA degree in Professional Accounting. Bailey Livian of Great Neck graduated with a BS degree in Architectural Technology. Frank Geng of Great Neck graduated with a BS degree in Biology. Danxuewen Zhu of Great Neck graduated with a BS degree in Business Administration. Simon Park of New Hyde Park graduated with a BFA degree in Advertising, Public Relations and Technology. Sanju Jacob of New Hyde Park graduated with a MBA degree in Management. The following students have earned the esteemed honor of placement on the Dean’s List at The College of New Jersey for the spring 2018 semester. To achieve this honor, a student must carry 12 or more credits that semester and earn a 3.5 (or above) grade point average:
Brandon Sum of Great Neck, Accountancy " Benjamin Zander of Great Neck, Communication Studies Seton Hall University announced the following students who qualified for Spring 2018 Dean’s list and to congratulate them for their outstanding academic achievements. Kevin Johnson of Albertson, NY (11507) Rachael Reardon of Carle Place, NY (11514) Sarah Rudolph of Mineola, NY (11501) James Lopez of Albertson, graduated from Buﬀalo State with a B.A. in media production in spring 2018. Lauren D. Esposito of Port Washington (11050) was named to the President’s List at LIM College for the Spring 2018 semester. To be placed on the President’s List students must earn a grade point average between 3.8 and 4.0. Ben Rosen, of Port Washington, graduated after majoring in economics at Bates. Rosen, the son of Steven M. Oyer of Port Washington and Mr. and Mrs. Adam L. Rosen of Port Washington is a 2014 graduate of Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School. Rosen was inducted into the Bates Scholar-Athlete Society, an organization which honors graduating seniors who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or have received special nomination from the faculty for outstanding academic achievement in their junior and senior years, and who have participated in a varsity sport for a minimum of three years. The following local students at Washington and Lee University have earned President’s List status for the recently ended academic year. * John Xavier Broderick of Manhasset, N.Y. (11030), a member of the Class of 19 * Anton Daniel Livshin of Port Wash-
ington, N.Y. (11050), a member of the Class of 19 Richard Gerard Husch IV of New Hyde Park, NY (11040), has received the following from The University of Alabama: B.S. Commerce Business Administration. Among the recipients are: Miranda Copjec of Great Neck, NY (11023), Bachelor of Arts Jameson Santelli of Great Neck, NY (11024), B.S. Commerce Business Administration Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its spring 2018 Dean’s List. The following local students have achieved this honor and indicated that Loyola can release their directory information: Samantha Crawley, class of 2018 from Port Washington Alyson Forgione, class of 2019 from Port Washington Helena Sanders, class of 2021 from Port Washington Peter Dunn, class of 2019 from New Hyde Park Christina Jonas, class of 2018 from New Hyde Park Martha Keller, class of 2018 from Garden City Park Daniel Gavin, class of 2018 from Mineola Sara LoPresti, class of 2018 from Williston Park Kayleigh Caggiano, class of 2020 from Manhasset Brian Gallagher, class of 2020 from Manhasset Samantha Lulov, class of 2020 from Manhasset Vanessa Rijo, class of 2018 from Manhasset At the University of Rhode Island’s 132nd Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, 2018, about 3,300 undergraduate and 750 graduate students became the University’s newest
alumni. The following students from your area graduated from the University of Rhode Island: Genesis Chandell Barrera of Port Washington, NY, received Bachelor of Science, Communicative Disorders Clare D Kindler of Port Washington, received Bachelor of Science, Health Studies Elana Rivkin of Mineola, received Bachelor of Arts, Film Media Summa Cum Laude Amy Wetzel of Albertson, received Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology Cum Laude Dena Cavallaro of Roslyn Heights, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Summa Cum Laude Marisa Aliprantis of Manhasset, received a Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations Allie Mirsky of Great Neck was named to the Dean’s List at Muhlenberg College for the Spring 2018 semester. The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Great Neck:"Audrey Chan is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. To qualify for the Dean’s List in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units. Manhasset, Sabrina Sayed is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. To qualify for the Dean’s List in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units. Taylor Giallanza, a Communication major from New Hyde Park, spent the month of May in Arezzo, Italy, learning about Italian history and culture in the Coastal in Tuscany study abroad program.
Offering sun safety info State Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso and his staﬀ recently participated in the Town of North Hempstead’s annual Senior Health Fair at North Hempstead Beach Park, held in conjunction with the summer weekly Funday Monday. The assemblyman had a table which provided information, sunscreen bracelets that change color when exposed to UV rays and bracelets that keep mosquitoes and other insects away. His oﬃce runs the Skintelligence program during the summer to inform constituents about the necessity of being careful in the sun and the dangers caused by not having
proper protection. They handed out pamphlets, sunscreen samples, lip balms, UV detecting bracelets, and skin-care literature. In addition, free skin-damage screenings were provided. The Skin-telligence program is partnered with the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign which promotes changing our attitudes, thinking, and behaviors about not having proper protection when exposed to the sun’s UV Rays, tanning, and tanning bed use. “I hope that information provided by our Skin-telligence program will have a big impact towards keeping every-
one safe from skin damage,” D’Urso said. His constituents will have the opportunity to speak directly to the assemblyman and his staﬀ at the “Skin-telligence” events at the following locations and dates:" Whitney Pond Park Pool on Thursday, August 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.," Manorhaven Pool on Friday, Aug.10 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.," Clinton G. Martin Pool on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,"Lake Success Village Park Pool on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,"Parkwood Pool on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,"East Hills Pool on Friday, Aug. 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE OFFICE OF ASSEMBLYMAN ANTHONY D’URSO
State Assemblyman D’Urso’s Director of Constituent Services Sandy Portnoy, rear left with a constituent, and Athena Lui, student at Great Neck South High School, front left, Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso, front center, and Lucas Cole, student at Manhasset High School, at the town’s Senior Health Fair.