Lydia Dufour makes Slippery Rock dean’s list


Lydia Dufour of greater Riverdale was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester at Slippery Rock University. She had a GPA of 3.5 or higher and earned at least 12 credits.

The university, a member of Pennsylvania’s state system of higher education, is shaped by its school heritage and its commitment to intellectual development, leadership and civic responsibility.

It also offers a broad array of undergraduate and a select few of graduate programs to more than 8,200 students.

Some of its notable alumni came through its athletics programs:

University of Bridgeport
updates president’s list

Nokosha Whittle is among more than 300 students who earned the honor of being on the president’s list for the University of Bridgeport’s fall semester. Whittle, had a GPA of 3.7 or higher.

With more than 3,500 enrolled students, the private, non-profit university located near the Long Island Sound, southwestern Connecticut and offers career-oriented undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees for personal and professional growth.

SUNY at Potsdam
adds to its dean’s list

SUNY at Potsdam named Carolyn Gonzalez of greater Riverdale to its dean’s list.

Gonzalez, whose major is undeclared, was among 210 students honored with the academic excellence. The selected students completed at least 12 credits with a GPA of between 3.25 and 3.49 in a given semester.

Potsdam, which dates back to 1816, is the oldest institution within SUNY.

Bronx resident wins
science award

Kevin Narine, a greater Riverdale student of William James College in Massachusetts, has been named a recipient of the 2022 Psychological Science Award. Each year, the college honors five students from its clinical psychology program.

Narine will receive up to $1,000 to fund research expenses for his doctoral project.

The William James College Center for Psychological Science was created in 2020 to facilitate the integration of psychological science into all aspects of greater Boston and college community.

A news release said that the research is conducted with the best practices for research design, methodology and ethical conduct.

William James College, founded in 1974, is an independent non-for-profit institution. And it prospers to educate the next generation of mental health professionals in an effort to increase the mental health workforce.

Within the workforce, the college prepares its student’s careers to help the communities of underserved communities, multicultural populations, children, families and veterans.

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