Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Dean's List at Bryant & Stratton College

Alicia Mero of Stillwater

Mindy Rogowski of Mechanicville


Kevin Albagli of Clifton Park Enrolls at Lafayette College

EASTON, PA (09/30/2014)(readMedia)-- Lafayette College welcomes Kevin Albagli of Clifton Park to the Class of 2018, the highest-quality academic and most diverse class in Lafayette's history. Kevin is a graduate of Shenendehowa High School.

34 SUNY Oneonta Students Studying Abroad in Fall 2014

ONEONTA, NY (09/30/2014)(readMedia)-- A total of 34 SUNY Oneonta students are studying abroad this fall through semester-long and academic-year programs in 11 countries.

SUNY Oneonta offers exchange programs in Ghana, Ecuador, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan through the Office of International Education, plus a variety of short-term, faculty-led programs. Oneonta students also have access to more than 600 study abroad programs through the SUNY network.

The following area SUNY Oneonta students are studying abroad this semester:

Rebecca Wichelns of Mechanicville is studying at Queen Mary College in the UK on a semester program through SUNY Brockport. Wichelns is a Senior majoring in Communication Studies.

Jamie Wiener of Clifton Park is studying at Kingston University in the UK on an academic-year program through SUNY New Paltz. Wiener is a freshman majoring in Mass Communications.

SUNY Geneseo Announces 2014-15 Presidential Scholars

GENESEO, NY (10/01/2014)(readMedia)-- The State University of New York at Geneseo has named 15 Presidential Scholars for the 2014-15 academic year. A presidential scholar is a top-achieving member of the incoming senior class who exemplifies Geneseo's institutional values and also serves as a student ambassador for the college.

To receive the honor, a student must hold a minimum grade point average of 3.6 and demonstrate an active involvement with the community. They are nominated by faculty members and reviewed by a panel of faculty and students before being recommended to the provost for final approval.

SUNY Geneseo Presidential Scholars for 2014-15 from this area include:

Sarah Nafis of Clifton Park, NY

Michael Yee of Clifton Park, NY

Kayla Wheeler of Clifton Park joins RIT's volleyball team

ROCHESTER, NY (10/02/2014)(readMedia)-- Kayla Wheeler of Clifton Park, N.Y., (12065) has joined Rochester Institute of Technology's volleyball team. Wheeler is studying biomedical engineering.