Winthrop Students Earn Academic Honors

Kayla Blatz Named to SNHU President’s List

Kayla Blatz of Winthrop has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s (SNHU) fall 2018 President’s List. Eligibility for the President’s List requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average (GPA) of 3.7-4.0 and earn 12 credits for the semester.

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is a private, nonprofit institution with an 85-year history of educating traditional-aged students and working adults. Now serving more than 100,000 students worldwide, SNHU offers over 200 accredited undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, available online and on its 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH. Recognized as the “Most Innovative” regional university by U.S. News & World Report and one of the fastest-growing universities in the country, SNHU is committed to expanding access to high quality, affordable pathways that meet the needs of each student. Learn more at

Local students on Dean’s list at Emerson

The following students have been named to Emerson College’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. The requirement to make the Dean’s List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher that semester.

Joy Freeman of Winthrop

Eric Anderson of Winthrop

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has 3,750 undergraduates and 750 graduate students from across the United States and 50 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 80 student organizations and performance groups. Emerson is known for its study and internship programs in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., the Netherlands, London, China, and the Czech Republic. A new, permanent facility on Sunset Boulevard for its L.A.-based program opened in January 2014. The College has an active network of 39,000 alumni who hold leadership positions in communication and the arts. For more information, visit

Isabella Kennedy Named to Fall 2018 Dean’s List at Stonehill College

Isabella Kennedy, from Winthrop and a member of the Class of 2022, has been named to the Fall 2018 Dean’s List at Stonehill College.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have completed successfully all courses for which they were registered.

Stonehill is a Catholic college located near Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, the College engages over 2,500 students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields. The Stonehill community helps students to develop the knowledge, skills, and character to meet their professional goals and to live lives of purpose and integrity.

Neil Plotnick completes certificate program at The College of St. Scholastica

Neil Plotnick of Winthrop has completed a Certificate Program in Computer Science Education at The College of St. Scholastica.

St. Scholastica held its Fall 2018 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Reif Gymnasium on campus.

The College of St. Scholastica is nationally recognized for quality. Rankings by U.S. News & World Report classify it as one of the Midwest’s top regional universities. Learn more at

Local residents make Dean’s List at Wentworth Institute of Technology

The following local students have made the Dean’s List at Wentworth Institute of Technology for the fall 2018 semester.

* Raymond Earle Borden of Winthrop

* Taylor Marie Reilly of Winthrop

* Laura Carrington of Winthrop

Wentworth Institute of Technology
Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology is an independent, nationally ranked institution offering career-focused education through bachelor’s degree programs in areas such as applied mathematics, architecture, business management, computer science, computer networking, construction management, design, engineering, and engineering technology. The Institute also offers master’s degrees in architecture, civil engineering, construction management, facility management, and technology management. Wentworth is a leader in engineering, technology, design, and management education, and is known for its focus on career success, academic excellence, cooperative education (co-op) programs, community service, and support for the economic growth of the Greater Boston region. For more information, visit

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