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Posted 10/1/20

Alfred State College welcomed a new class of freshmen this fall. Among the new faces at Alfred State this semester are the following studentsNew Windsor: Cullen Meyer, Motorcycle Power & Sports …

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Alfred State College welcomed a new class of freshmen this fall. Among the new faces at Alfred State this semester are the following students

New Windsor: Cullen Meyer, Motorcycle Power & Sports Tech; Gerda Ngano Emo, nursing; Kaitlyn Vazquez, Human Services management.

Newburgh: Brennan Barnes, Welding technology; Damani Cromartie, architectural technology; Kyle Menzie; Robert Szeli, Healthcare management; Alex Vasquero, architecture.

Alexander Anastasio of New Windsor, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wilkes University. The degree was one of 270 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees awarded at a virtual degree conferral ceremony held by Wilkes on Sept. 12.

May 2020 graduates of Mount Saint Mary College were recognized for their dedication to academics and the campus community on Thursday, July 16 during a virtual award ceremony. Senior Class Awards for Outstanding Leadership recipients included Giselle Luisa Martinez of Newburgh.

Mount Saint Mary College also recognized student-athletes for their outstanding achievements in the 2019-2020 season. Peter Ramirez of New Windsor was named Rookie of the Year.

A total of 388 SUNY Oneonta students earned Provost’s List honors for the spring 2020 semester. To qualify for the Provost’s List, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade-point average while carrying a course load of 12 hours or more. They included the following:

Kerry O’Connell of Newburgh - Early Childhood/Childhood Education (B-6)

Kali Ticehurst of Newburgh - Environmental Sustainability

SUNY Orange students Lilibeth Mendoza, Jessica Vargetto and Nina Zylberberg were named to the USA Today Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Academic Team this past spring.

Mendoza, a Newburgh resident, graduated cum laude in December with a degree in nursing. She was a Dean’s List student and participated in the SUNY Purchase Bridges to the Baccalaureate summer research program in 2018, where she was recognized for her research at the annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in 2018.

Vargetto, of Newburgh, completed her liberal arts degree this month and plans to transfer to Binghamton University to pursue a pharmacy degree. A graduate of Newburgh Free Academy, she is a member of the Honors Program at SUNY Orange, where she serves as a peer tutor and a student representative to the Honors Advisory Board. She attended the College as a President’s Scholarship for Student Excellence recipient.

 A New Windsor resident, Zylberberg graduated this month with a degree in liberal arts. She has been accepted into SUNY Purchase’s Bridges to Baccalaureate online program for this Summer and will be transferring to Stony Brook University in the Fall. At SUNY Orange, she was an honors student and volunteered with the Liberty Partnerships Program as well as the College’s Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program. Earlier this year, she was featured along with other LPP alumni in a statewide newsletter. She participated in LPP as a seventh grader in the Newburgh school district, and has returned to volunteer as a tutor in math, English and Spanish.

SUNY Delhi announces its Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester, a recognition of academic achievement for students who enrolled in six or more credits and earned a 3.5 or higher grade-point average for the semester.

Local students who earned a spot on the list include:

Michelle A. Agrinsoni of New Windsor

Kerry Durkin of New Windsor

Dana S. Johnston of Newburgh

Derrick Kenan of Newburgh

Chelsey Miller of Newburgh

Teniya C. Rhem of New Windsor


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