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January 18, 2022 - 4:40pm
posted by Press Release in Milestones, college, deans list.

Press Release:

Alexander Dean of Bergen, NY has been named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List at Mansfield University.

Alexander is a student in the Bachelor of Science - Business Administration: Management program.

A total of 348 students were named to the list this semester.

To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be attending the university full-time and attain at least a 3.5 GPA for the semester.

Mansfield University is a member of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). For more information visit mansfield.edu.

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January 15, 2022 - 7:54pm
posted by Press Release in Milestones, Announcements, deans list, college.

Press Release:

 Buffalo State College is pleased to recognize the following students who have been named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List. In general, students who have completed at least 12 credit hours and who have attained a GPA of 3.5 or higher qualify for the Buffalo State dean's list. Full criteria and grade-type exceptions can be found in the undergraduate catalog.

Alyssa Cook of Batavia (14020)

Neve Georgia of Batavia (14020)

Megan Gilman of Basom (14013)

Stephanie Gilman of Basom (14013)

Lacey Hamill of Batavia (14020)

Morgan Harrington of Elba (14058)

Brendon Kendall of South Byron (14557)

Mckenna Moran of Darien Center (14040)

Bethany Pfennig of Corfu (14036)

Connor Rohan of Oakfield (14125)

Robert Stabler of Elba (14058)

Lindsey Turrell of Batavia (14020)

Buffalo State is a State University of New York (SUNY) college located in Buffalo, New York. The college offers 79 undergraduate majors as well as many minors and certificate programs. Every year, thousands of students benefit from Buffalo State's community engagement, hands-on learning opportunities, and affordable SUNY tuition. Buffalo State also offers more than 60 graduate programs.

 

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January 15, 2022 - 7:54pm
posted by Press Release in Milestones, Announcements, college, deans list.

Press Release:

Nazareth students named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List:

Kimberly Davis of Pavilion, NY (14525).

Lauren Reding of Oakfield, NY (14125).

Sydney Vanderhoof of Le Roy, NY (14482).

Ryann Stefaniak of Batavia, NY (14020).

Emily Overacker of Le Roy, NY (14482).

Lauren Eddy of Batavia, NY (14020).

A student's grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester in order to be included on the dean's list at Nazareth.

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January 12, 2022 - 6:03pm

Press Release:

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 50th Annual Awards Ceremony & the 2021 Award Recipients. This year’s ceremony will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Rd., Batavia. This is the county’s premier event that honors businesses and individuals for their achievements in business, community service and volunteerism. Tickets are $50.00 per person or a table of 8 for $360.00. The evening begins at 5:00pm with hors O’euvres, entrée tables & cash bar.

The Awards Program starts at 7:00pm. We are honored to announce the following award recipients:

This year’s honorees are:

Business of the Year: Valle Jewelers
Agricultural Business of the Year: Alleghany Farm Services
Entrepreneurial Business of the Year: Batavia Muckdogs
Geneseean of the Year: Jay Lazarony

To purchase tickets, contact Kelly J. Bermingham at 585-343-7440, ext. 1026 or email [email protected]

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January 7, 2022 - 5:36pm
posted by Press Release in east bethany, deans list, Milestones.

Charles Donald Urbanczyk of East Bethany, NY, 14054 was named to the Dean's List at Edinboro University for the fall 2021 semester.

In order to attain this highly regarded academic honor, students must maintain a quality point average of 3.4 or higher, complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of credit and receive no grade lower than a C in any course.

Urbanczyk was among nearly 1,000 students named to the fall 2021 Dean's List.

 

 

 

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January 5, 2022 - 5:07pm
posted by Press Release in batavia, Milestones, deans list.

Natalie Rogers, of Batavia, was named to the Dean's List at Capital University for the fall 2021 semester.

In order to be named to the Dean's List, full-time, degree-seeking students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.69.

 

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January 5, 2022 - 2:49pm
posted by Press Release in Milestones, east bethany.

 

Elijah Stringham, of East Bethany, NY, a member of the Class of 2025, has been named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List at Stonehill College.

To qualify for the Dean's List, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have completed successfully all courses for which they were registered.

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January 3, 2022 - 4:02pm
posted by Press Release in potsdam, presidents list, college, students, LeRoy, batavia, SUNY, Milestones.

Press Release:

The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 887 students to the President's List, in recognition of their academic excellence in the Fall 2021 semester.

To achieve the honor of being on the President's List, each student must have satisfactorily completed 12 numerically-graded semester hours, with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

The students included:

 

  • Lydia Geiger of Batavia, NY, whose major is Music Education

 

  • Harmony Parker of Pavilion, NY, whose major is Archaeological Studies

 

  • Paola Perez Matos of Oakfield, NY, whose major is Psychology

 

  • Joshua Phelps of Bergen, NY, whose major is Arts Management

 

  • Megan Privatera of Le Roy, NY, whose major is Music Education

 

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November 16, 2021 - 11:20pm
posted by Press Release in batavia, Milestones.

Press release:

New York Institute of Technology is proud to recognize medical students who serve on the College of Osteopathic Medicine's (NYITCOM) student organizations, including Margaret Cecere from Batavia (14020), who is a member of:

Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

About New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology's six schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in in-demand disciplines including computer science, data science, and cybersecurity; biology, health professions, and medicine; architecture and design; engineering; IT and digital technologies; management; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education founded in 1955, it welcomes nearly 8,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world. Nearly 110,000 alumni are part of an engaged network of physicians, architects, scientists, engineers, business leaders, digital artists, and healthcare professionals. Together, the university's community of doers, makers, healers, and innovators empowers graduates to change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

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October 26, 2021 - 6:15pm
posted by Press Release in alexander, Milestones.

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Breton Stephens of Alexander, NY has been named to the summer 2021 quarter Dean's List at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida campus in Port Orange, Florida.

Palmer College of Chiropractic, the first and largest college in the chiropractic profession, has campuses in Davenport, Iowa; San Jose, Calif.; and Port Orange, Fla.

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October 6, 2021 - 10:12am
posted by Press Release in Milestones.

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Le Roy, NY resident, Ellie Dambra, has enrolled at James Madison University for the fall 2021 semester. Dambra selected major is political science.

Founded in 1908, James Madison University is a public university located in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. JMU is one of the nation's leading lights in higher education, where students enjoy engaging relationships with world-class faculty who drive education innovation and support advanced research. With state-of-the-art amenities and facilities, students have access to NCAA Division 1 athletics. JMU also has the highest post-graduation job levels of all Virginia colleges.

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September 22, 2021 - 9:57am
posted by Press Release in Milestones.

Press release:

Buffalo State is pleased to welcome the Class of 2025 to campus. The new Bengals started class on August 30, 2021.

Talidy Blijden of Batavia (14020)

Madeline Marino of Buffalo (14422)

Isaiah Merrell of Bergen (14416)

Shelby Nicholson of Corfu (14036)

Buffalo State is a State University of New York (SUNY) college located in Buffalo, New York. The college offers more than 160 undergraduate programs, including business administration, education, forensic chemistry, psychology, and television and film arts. Every year, thousands of students benefit from Buffalo State's community engagement, hands-on learning opportunities, and affordable SUNY tuition. Buffalo State also offers more than 60 graduate programs.

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September 20, 2021 - 12:06pm
posted by Press Release in Milestones, Stafford.

Press release:

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Angela Davidson from Stafford, N.Y., and assigned to the Charlie Company (Air Ambulance), 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation received a promotion to the rank of the specialist on August 2, 2021.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.

These promotions additionally recognize the best-qualified Soldiers and attract and retain the highest caliber Citizen Soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.

For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com

The New York National Guard (New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs) is the state's executive agency responsible to the Governor for managing New York's Military Forces, which consists of nearly 20,000 members of the New York Army National Guard, the New York Air National Guard, the New York Naval Militia and the New York Guard.

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September 16, 2021 - 11:14am
posted by Press Release in byron, Milestones.

Press release:

Kylie Britt of Byron, NY, graduated from SUNY Oneonta with a Master of Science in Education in Educational Technol Specialist .

More than 1,000 graduates completed the requirements for bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and certificates of advanced study.

SUNY Oneonta is a public, four-year college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,000 students in a wide variety of bachelor's degree programs and several graduate certificate and degree programs. The college is known as both an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, and a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/

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September 14, 2021 - 12:18pm
posted by Press Release in byron, Milestones.

Press release:

Jeffrey Maskell of Byron (14422) has been named to Southern New Hampshire University's summer 2021 President's List. Eligibility for the President's List requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average (GPA) of 3.7-4.0 and earn 12 credits for the term.

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is a private, nonprofit institution with an 89-year history of educating traditional-aged students and working adults. Now serving more than 150,000 learners worldwide, SNHU offers approximately 200 accredited undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, available online and on its 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH. Recognized as the "Most Innovative" regional university by U.S. News & World Report and one of the fastest-growing universities in the country, SNHU is committed to expanding access to high quality, affordable pathways that meet the needs of each learner. Learn more at www.snhu.edu.

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September 11, 2021 - 9:56am
posted by Press Release in Milestones.

Press release:

In August, Batavia resident Margaret Cecere was among hundreds of first-year New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) students who received their first white coat and began medical school training as members of NYITCOM's Class of 2025. Cecere will study at the NYITCOM-Long Island location. 

Learn more about the White Coat ceremonies for the medical school's two locations: NYITCOM-Long Island (Old Westbury, N.Y.) and NYITCOM-Arkansas (Jonesboro, Ark.).

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August 27, 2021 - 10:42am
posted by Press Release in Milestones.

Press release:

Elmira College recently announced this year's recipients of its annual Key Award. This year's award was given to 790 students in 14 states. A tradition that goes back to 1935, the Key Award is presented to outstanding students in their junior year of high school or preparatory school. Recepients included:

Alaina Every of Batavia, NY 

Kayleigh Mayeu of Batavia, NY 

Allyson Austin of Le Roy, NY 

Megan Fuchs of Le Roy, NY 

Lindsey Weidman of East Bethany, NY 

Sophia Johnston of Oakfield, NY 

Evelyn Rebert of Oakfield, NY 

Jordyn Tobolski of Oakfield, NY 

Shea Amberger of Pavilion, NY 

R Maxwell Whalen of Pavilion, NY 

"This award is given to students with the potential to excel academically, serve as leaders, and go on to enjoy success in life," said Charles Lindsay, president of Elmira College. "We hope they will choose to make Elmira College their place."

Speaking to students during the ceremony, Patrick Gillette, director of admissions said, "We know you are someone who would thrive as a member of the Elmira College campus community, and we want to invest in your success at Elmira College."

Sponsored by the EC Alumni Association, the Key Award recognizes students for high scholastic achievement, leadership, citizenship, and participation in extracurricular activities.

Founded in 1855, Elmira College is a private, residential, liberal arts college offering 25-plus majors, an honors program, 17 academic societies, and 18 Division III varsity teams. Located in the Southern Finger Lakes Region of New York, Elmira's undergraduate and graduate student population hails from more than 20 states and nine countries. Elmira is a Phi Beta Kappa College and has been ranked a top college, nationally, for student internships. The College is also home to the Center for Mark Twain Studies, one of four historically significant Twain heritage sites in the U.S., which attracts Twain scholars and educators from around the world for research on the famous literary icon. Proud of its history and tradition, the College is committed to the ideals of community service, and intellectual and individual growth.

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August 25, 2021 - 8:44am
posted by Press Release in Oakfield, Milestones.

Press release:

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Christopher Haskins from Oakfield, N.Y., and assigned to the Company E, 427th Brigade Support Battalion received a promotion to the rank of private on July 21, 2021.

Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential.

These promotions additionally recognize the best-qualified Soldiers and attract and retain the highest caliber Citizen Soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard.

For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com

The New York National Guard (New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs) is the state's executive agency responsible to the Governor for managing New York's Military Forces, which consists of nearly 20,000 members of the New York Army National Guard, the New York Air National Guard, the New York Naval Militia and the New York Guard.

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August 18, 2021 - 8:10am
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, Milestones, muckdogs.

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Communications students from Canisius College, St. Bonaventure University, Syracuse University and the University at Albany have won awards for the upcoming academic year from the Greater Buffalo Society of Professional Journalists College Scholarship Fund.

Meghan Brink of Allegany, N.Y. attends the University at Albany where as editor-in-chief of the Albany Student Press, she played a key role in reviving the independent student newspaper. She has also been an intern with New York StateWatch. 

Griffin Della Penna of Batavia attends Canisius College where he has been focusing on sports journalism. He served as the team broadcaster and director of media relations for the Batavia Muckdogs this past summer and has accepted a position to be a ESPN 3 broadcaster at Canisius for its soccer programs. 

Meghan Hall of Amherst attends St. Bonaventure University and has contributed to TAPinto Greater Olean, an online newspaper. She has also worked part-time at the Olean Times Herald and served as a fellow at the Carnegie-Knight News21 Program at Arizona State University.

Jenna Wirth of Williamsville attends Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications where she has contributed more than 150 articles to print and digital publications. She was a fellow for Popsugar, a digital lifestyle publication, as well as Health magazine. 

“These four talented individuals have distinguished themselves as exceptional student journalists,” said Fund Chair Brian Meyer. “We believe they possess enormous potential and will achieve great things in their professions.”

This marks the 43rd year that the local organization has awarded annual scholarships to aspiring and professional journalists. Since the late 1970s, the group has awarded 155 scholarships totaling more than $135,000. Winners have attended about 30 different colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

The program helps future and current journalists in Western New York, Northwest Pennsylvania and Southern Ontario. Five trustees, chosen for staggered five-year terms, serve without remuneration. Nearly 100 percent of all fund revenues are awarded as scholarships. 

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August 15, 2021 - 7:40am
posted by Press Release in Milestones.

Press release:

Samantha Call, a Senior Biology major from Stafford, NY, has been named to the Le Moyne College Spring 2021 Dean's List. To make the list, students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or above.

Located in a suburban setting on a picturesque 160-acre campus in Syracuse, N.Y., Le Moyne College is one of only 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Offering more than 30 majors, Le Moyne provides a values-based education that helps students explore their potential through academics, experience and service. In 2020, for the eighth consecutive year, Le Moyne was ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, an honor achieved by only 15 percent of the colleges and universities in the nation. A Le Moyne education provides students with the intellectual skills necessary to succeed in the world and the will to use their abilities to promote a more just society.

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