Nelson earns master’s degree
Claire Nelson graduated with a master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania, in a virtual commencement ceremony on May 14.
She has accepted a position at Virtua Samson Cancer Center in Moorestown, New Jersey.
Locals on Cedarville dean’s list
Two local students were named to the spring 2020 dean’s list at Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio.
This recognition required students to maintain a 3.75 grade-point average for the semester while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Ann Bell of Alpena and Mallory Ryan of Rogers City earned the honor of being named to the dean’s list.
SVSU announces winter 2020 president’s, dean’s list students
More than 600 students from Saginaw Valley State University earned a spot on the winter 2020 semester SVSU President’s List.
To be eligible for the president’s list, a student must earn a 4.0 grade-point average while completing at least 12 credit hours during a semester.
The following local students were among the students recognized for their academic excellence by earning a place on the president’s list: Eli Alexander of Alpena, Taylor Boyd of Alpena, Mary Brege of Rogers City, Jorge Freer of Harrisville, Kiersten Genschaw of Alpena, Brianna Gross of Atlanta, Jeffery Schram of Lincoln, Kalen Tchorzynski of Atlanta.
More than 1,800 students from Saginaw Valley State University earned a spot on the winter 2020 semester dean’s List.
To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must take at least 12 credit hours and carry a semester GPA of 3.4 or better.
The following local students were among those honored for academic excellence by earning a place on the dean’s list: Kayla Bertrand of Presque Isle, Matthew Hunt of Hillman, Haley Kowalski of Alpena, Trevor LaCombe of Hubbard Lake, Cassie Lehman of Millersburg, London Mardney of Harrisville, Madison Mardney of Harrisville, Tasha Merillat of Mikado, Jaime Modrzynski of Alpena, Mary Phifer of Alpena, Mason VanPamel of Hillman, Saige Wagner of Rogers City, Matthew Warner of Harrisville, Delaney Whitlow of Posen.
Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its more than 8,000 students located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.