PEOPLE BRIEFS


First Posted: 1/30/2014

HIZNEY GRADUATES

Scott Hizney, of Harveys Lake, graduated from Lycoming College in January. Hizney earned a bachelor’s degree in digital communications.

Hizney was named to Lycoming College’s Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester. The 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.

DANKO NAMED

TO DEAN’S LIST

Lindsay Danko, daughter of Ron and Deb Danko, of Dallas, has been named to the Dean’s List at the Ohio State University for the fall semester 2013. Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and be a full time student to earn Dean’s List status.

A junior, Danko is a nursing major.

PROULX ON

DEAN’S LIST

Katelyn M. Proulx, of Tunkhannock, a freshman majoring in geology, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oswego.

The President’s and Dean’s Lists represent the academic top 29.4 percent of the Oswego student body. To be included on the Dean’sList, students must have a semester grade average of 3.30 to 3.79.

BMT PROF IS PUBLISHED

Michael Orleski, Ph.D., of Dallas Township, an assistant professor of physics at Misericordia University, had his article, “Service Learning in Introductory Astronomy,’’ published in the December issue of The Physics Teacher, a refereed journal read by thousands of teachers in high schools and colleges around the world.

Dr. Orleski earned doctorate and Master of Science degrees in physics from Lehigh University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in physics, a Master of Science in general science, and Bachelor of Science degrees in earth science and secondary education, and general science and secondary education from East Stroudsburg University.

NAUGLE ON

DEAN’S LIST

Ryan Naugle, of Shavertown, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. Naugle is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

TWO NAMED

TO DEAN’S LIST

Melissa Cruz, of Shavertown, and Ashley Inman, of Tunkhannock, have been named to the fall 2013 Dean’s List at Mansfield University.

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

PETOKAS ON

PRESIDENT’S LIST

Sara Petokas, of Tunkhannock, has been named to the fall 2013 President’s List at Mansfield University.

To be named to the President’s List, a student must be attending the university full-time and attain at least a 4.0 QPA for the semester.

TWO RECEIVE

MASTER’S DEGREES

Jodi Babcock, of Sweet Valley, and Thomas Weeks, of Shavertown, were among 301 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees awarded to Wilkes University students who graduated after the completion of the fall 2013 semester.

Both received Master of Science degrees in Education.

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