Students from Orange are making good at top schools in New York, Massachusetts and Philadelphia. We've received word of students from Orange who have been named to the Dean's List at three top colleges and universities.
Union College (Schenectady, NY)
The following local residents were among the 750 Union College students named to the Dean's List:
- Kyle Kalanta '15, is an Economics major and a 2011 graduate of Amity Regional High School.
- Eric Zheng '14, is a Leadership in Medicine major and a 2010 graduate of Amity Regional High School.
Union College, founded in 1795 as the first college chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, offers programs in the liberal arts and engineering to 2,100 undergraduates of high academic promise and strong personal motivation. Union, with its long history of blending disciplines, is a leader in educating students to be engaged, innovative and ethical contributors to an increasingly diverse, global and technologically complex society.
Tufts University (Medford/Somerville, MA)
Tufts University, located on three Massachusetts campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville, and Grafton, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions. A growing number of innovative teaching and research initiatives span all Tufts campuses, and collaboration among the faculty and students in the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs across the university's eight schools is widely encouraged.
St. Joseph's University (Philadelphia, PA)
- Ashley Butler of Orange earned Dean's List honors at Saint Joseph's University for the Spring 2012 semester, Butler is majoring in English at the University.
Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University advances the professional and personal ambitions of men and women by providing a demanding, yet supportive, educational experience. One of only 152 schools with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter and AACSB business school accreditation, Saint Joseph's is home to 4,650 traditional undergraduate day students, 700 College of Professional and Liberal Studies adult undergraduates, and 3,600 graduate and doctoral students. Steeped in the 450-year Jesuit tradition of scholarship and service, Saint Joseph's was named to the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for General Community Service. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.