Monday, May 20, 2013
Scholar-athlete to join university's track & field team.
Cassandra Roberge of Seekonk, MA, a senior at Mount Saint Charles Academy, has signed her National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT to compete for their Divison I track and field team. Roberge signed her letter at Mount with her parents, Paula and Ray Roberge, as well as her coach, Paul Jacques, by her side. Roberge has been involved with Mount’s track and field team since she came to MSC in the seventh grade. Throughout her high school career, she has been a tri-sport varsity athlete. She was a captain of the indoor track team for her junior and senior years and she currently serves as co-captain of the outdoor team. “Being part of the team has taught me sportsmanship,” Roberge said. “Our whole team…
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Student is is one of 38 inducted into TAU Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma.
Justin Eckilson, a history major from Woonsocket, is one of 38 students inducted into Saint Anselm College's TAU Chapter of the Delta Epsilon Sigma honor society, recognizing his for achieving academic excellence and providing noteworthy service to the college and surrounding community. To apply for membership, Saint Anselm juniors must have a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and seniors a 3.1 cumulative grade point average to apply for membership. Applicants are selected by a committee of TAU chapter faculty and administrators based on academic standing, leadership, and service to the college and community. Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of colleges with a Catholic …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Local scholar pursuing Business Administration degree.
Friday, January 18
Charise Wilson of Woonsocket, was named to the Becker College Dean's List for fall 2012. Wilson is pursuing a degree in Business Administration. The Princeton Review ranks Becker College as one of the best 377 colleges in the U.S. and Becker's undergraduate video game design program as one of the top two in Massachusetts and top 10 nationwide. In 2011, Becker was designated by the Patrick-Murray administration as host of the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI).
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Narimane Khaled honored for academic excellence in spring semester.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Narimane Khaled of Woonsocket, a freshman majoring in aerospace engineering, was named to the university's Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2012 semester. The criteria for the WPI Dean's List differ from that of most other universities as WPI does not compute a grade point average (GPA). Instead, WPI defines the Dean's List by the amount of work completed at the A level in courses and projects. "WPI's academic programs are remarkably rigorous, so being named to the Dean's List is a testament to hard work, a sharp mind, and a commitment to excellence," said Provost Eric Overström. "Some of this nation's best and brightest students come to WPI to learn subjects …
Monday, July 9, 2012
City scholar earns honor for spring semester.
Elizabeth Alger, a resident of Woonsocket and a member of the class of 2013, has been named to the Dean's List at Providence College's School of Continuing Education, for the Spring 2012 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must achieve at least a 3.25 grade point average with a minimum of 9 credits, and must be enrolled in a degree program. Since 1997, Providence College has consistently been ranked as one of the top five regional universities in the north in U.S. News' America's Best Colleges.