Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Oxford Area High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Oxford Area High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Oxford Area High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Oxford Area High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Coastal Carolina University student recipients of the $5,000 bonus Board of Trustees Award, given to graduates who earn their degrees a year early, plan to use the money to pay down student loans, enter graduate school and get a head start on their careers. This is the first class that signed up for the accelerated degree program established by CCU's board of trustees in 2014. The program is open to all first-time freshmen entering CCU. Twenty graduates received the award for completing the program.
The Lycoming College Dean's List is issued at the close of each semester in recognition of superior scholarship. Students make the Dean's List if they complete at least 12 semester hours and earn a minimum grade point average of 3.50 for the semester.
Instead of relaxing by the pool, 87 students from across campus are spending 10 weeks (May - August) in rigorous independent research as Summer Scholars. Program director Jean Smolen, Ph.D., associate dean of mathematics, natural sciences and computer science, says that the program, now in its 12th official year, gives students the opportunity to work individually with faculty mentors on research projects that deepen their understanding of an aspect of their major course of study, or occasionally, a discipline that is new to them. The program offers a competitive $3,200 stipend and scholars have the opportunity to live on campus with subsidized housing. This year, the program Involves 52 faculty mentors representing 22 disciplines. At the conclusion of their work, scholars are encouraged to showcase their projects throughout the upcoming academic year.
Elizabethtown College Emergent Scholars were honored at a special luncheon Sunday, March 12, 2017. Emergent Scholars have attained at least a 3.75 cumulative grade point average at the end of their first three semesters. Qualified students are full-time and have not previously attended another college or university for full-time study and have earned at least 42 credits in three consecutive semesters as a student at Elizabethtown College or one of its affiliated programs.
For the second straight year, junior midfielder Jordan Logan (Oxford, Pa./Oxford Area) earned First Team All-MAC Commonwealth honors to lead a group of four Lycoming College men's soccer players that were recognized by the conference, the conference office in Annville, Pa., announced on Friday, Nov. 4.
Lebanon Valley College is pleased to announce that the following students have been accepted for admission at The Valley.
Resident Assistants (RA) are essential student leaders within the Elizabethtown College community responsible for a floor or living area within residence halls or apartments. Elizabethtown College has named 39 students to the position of Resident Assistant.
Elizabethtown has named 198 students to the College Honors Program. Since its establishment in 1999, the Elizabethtown College Honors Program aims to provide students who have excelled both in academic and extracurricular activities with enhanced learning opportunities. Those selected to participate in the program are encouraged to maintain high standards of scholarship, leadership and service worthy of their intellectual promise and demonstrate initiative.
More than 125 Lebanon Valley College students will march with The Pride of The Valley Marching Band this year. The marching band performs at all home football games as well as appearances at various exhibitions throughout the fall semester.
The Kutztown University Marching Unit (KUMU) has been selected as one of 17 bands to appear in the 2015 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, beginning at 8:30 a.m. With 150 members, KUMU is one of two bands from Pennsylvania and the only collegiate band in the parade. Now in its 96th year, the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the nation. The 1.4-mile parade route ends at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The following Bucknell University students were inducted into honor societies.
Eight Coastal Carolina University students recently took first and second place honors in several categories at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) State Leadership Conference in Charleston. The winning students will travel to Chicago in June to compete at the National Leadership Conference.
Albright College students travel to Peruvian Amazon for ecological and anthropological field study.