Worcester Polytechnic Institute names dean’s list

WORCESTER, Mass. — The criteria for the Worcester Polytechnic Institute dean’s list differs from 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.

Area students attaining the list are as follows:

Evan Davis of New Gloucester, Class of 2022, majoring in computer science.

Joshua Fernandez of Naples, Class of 2023, majoring in robotics engineering.

Serena Mower of Auburn, Class of 2024, majoring in computer science.

Cole Ouellette of Mechanic Falls, Class of 2024, majoring in computer science.

Devon Poisson of Sabattus, Class of 2022, majoring in electrical & computer engineering.

Mary Suckow of Minot, Class of 2023, majoring in management engineering.


WPI student completed research with Venice Project Center

WORCESTER, Mass. — Evan Davis, a member of the class of 2022 majoring in computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was part of a student team that recently completed an intense research project titled “Designing a Citizen Science Platform for Venice” with Venice Project Center.

At WPI, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to addresses an important societal need or issue.


Local named to University of Findlay dean’s list

FINDLAY, Ohio — Jordyn Maloy of Lisbon Falls has been named to the fall 2020 dean’s list at the University of Findlay. To earn this achievement, a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.


Veinote named to Seton Hall University dean’s list

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — Seton Hall University has announced that Allie Veinote of Auburn has qualified for the fall 2020 dean’s list. Undergraduate students completing all courses with a GPA of 3.4, with no grades lower than “C,” qualify for the list.


Area students named to University of Tampa dean’s list

TAMPA, Fla. — The University of Tampa has honored students who were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. Students must maintain a GPA of 3.75 or higher to be eligible for the dean’s list.

The following area students were named to the dean’s list: Shayla Dunn of Naples, sophomore, majoring in allied health; Charlie Morton of South Paris, sophomore, majoring in economics; and  Riley Robertson of Bowdoin, a junior majoring in political science.


Lasell University student receives professional badges

NEWTON, Mass. — Emily Anderson, a Lasell University student from Lisbon Falls, received professional badges from the Harvard Agile Teacher Lab for her success in using equitable academic discussions in virtual classrooms. Anderson earned the Share Relevance Badge and the Learn Equity Badge.

Participation in the program was part of an effort to provide Lasell Universty students who are studying education with the opportunity to continue practicum-style teaching practice via coached, simulated environments during the pandemic.

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