Saint Rose student honors

These local students were among 104 honored for outstanding academic achievement at the Honors Convocation held recently on the Saint Rose campus:

Manar Alohaly of Guilderland received the Graduate Honors in Computer Information Systems Award. Alohaly is a graduate student at Saint Rose;

— Mckenzie Bourque of Slingerlands received the Donna L. Reittinger Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Psychological Research. Bourque is a senior at Saint Rose. The recipient of the Donna L. Reittinger Award must be a senior graduating in December or May of the academic year in which he or she completes a capstone project successfully. Eligible students must have at least a 3.0 grade-point average in psychology and an overall grade-point average of 3.0 or higher;

— Mark Gorczyca of Schenectady received the Graduate Honors MS in Accounting Award. Gorczyca is a graduate student at Saint Rose;

Brianna Grant of Altamont received the Outstanding Senior in Criminal Justice Award and recognition for publication of an article in the College’s Journal of Undergraduate Research. Grant is a senior at Saint Rose. Outstanding Senior Awards are presented to graduating seniors who have at least a 3.5 grade-point average;

— Michael Hitt of Altamont received the Sister Theresa Wysolmerski Award for Excellence in Biology and the General Chemistry Award. Hitt is a freshman at Saint Rose. The award is presented to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in biology, biology: adolescence education, who has completed at least 32 credits in science. Recipient must have minimum 3.5 grade-point average in the sciences and must demonstrate academic excellence, breadth of interest and general social concern. The General Chemistry Award is presented to the best student in general chemistry;

— Kevin Noonan of Schenectady received the Outstanding Senior in English: Adolescence Education Award. Noonan is a senior at Saint Rose. Outstanding Senior Awards are presented to graduating seniors who have at least a 3.5 grade-point average and who meet other criteria specified by the departments in which they study.

Courtney Ritter of Schenectady received the Graduate Honors in Childhood Education Award. Ritter is a graduate student at Saint Rose. Graduate Honors Awards are based on criteria specified by the department in which the graduate student studies;

Jean Stella of Slingerlands received the Sally Fox Memorial Award in Microbiology. Stella is a senior at Saint Rose. The award in Microbiology is presented to the best student in biology, microbiology or medical technology. It is based on grade-point average and motivation for and interest in microbiology;

Rob Stoddard of Schenectady received recognition for publication of an article in the college’s Journal of Undergraduate Research. Stoddard is a senior at Saint Rose.

More Student Kudos

These local students have been named to the dean’s list or received a similar honor from their co

These local students have recently distinguished themselves:

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