At the colleges
Earn honors at Clark
Nicholas K. Iwamoto, a resident of East Greenwich, and
Marian Stacey, of Warwick, were named to first honors at Clark University for the Spring 2012 semester. Second honors were awarded to Molly R. Burman of East Greenwich.
Halpern named Enterprise Scholar
Jamie Halpern, daughter of Mindy and Gary Halpern of East Greenwich, recently was named an Enterprise Holdings Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis. Halpern, a 2012 graduate of East Greenwich High School, is a freshman.
While in high school, Halpern served as captain of her tennis team and participated in Science Olympiad. Halpern served as president of an organization that integrates people with physical and developmental disabilities into society.
Halpern's scholarship is made possible by Enterprise Holdings, operating the Alamo Rent A Car, National Car Rental, as well as the Enterprise Rent-A-Car brands. Enterprise Holdings has provided $50 million to Washington University over the past 11 years to help the university "develop the best and brightest minds from all segments of our society."
Scholars are selected on the basis of academic merit, leadership skills and a commitment to community service. The Enterprise Holdings Scholars Program makes it possible for approximately 60 to 80 exceptionally talented students from across America to attend Washington University each year.
The Enterprise Holdings scholars are recognized at a dinner in their honor during the school year.
Five Warwick students make dean’s list at WPI
Katelyn Tolbert, a junior majoring in chemical engineering, Antonia La Bella, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, Nicholas Lima, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering,
Evan Safford, a sophomore majoring in computer science, and Ellen Pierce, a freshman majoring in biology and biotechnology, were all named to the dean’s list at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute for the Spring 2012 semester.
The criteria for the WPI Dean's List differs from most other universities as WPI does not compute a grade point average (GPA). Instead, WPI defines the Dean's List by the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects.
East Greenwich students graduate from Villanova
Thomas Laferriere and Michael Morris, both of East Greenwich, received Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees from Villanova University this spring.
Since 1842, Villanova University's Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University's five colleges – the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing and the Villanova University School of Law.
2 local students make dean’s list at Binghamton
For the Spring 2012 semester, So Youn Kweon, of Warwick, from the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Melanie N Rosenberg, of East Greenwich, from the Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, received dean’s list honors from Binghamton University.
Binghamton University is one of the four university centers of the State University of New York. Known for the excellence of its students, faculty, staff and programs, Binghamton enrolls close to 15,000 students in programs leading to bachelor, masters and doctoral degrees. Its curriculum, founded in the liberal arts, has expanded to include selected professional and graduate programs.