College News

College News

Charles G. Martin, of North Smithfield, graduated summa cum laude from Rhode Island College. Martin earned a B.A. in psychology and a B.S. in chemical dependency and addiction studies. Martin was a member of Psi Chi, the national honor society for psychology majors, and helped found RICovery, a student organization offering peer-to-peer support to students seeking information on recovery. Martin will pursue a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Framingham State University.

Amanda Levenson, of North Smithfield, has been named to the fall and spring semester dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Evan Dalton, of North Smithfield, graduated with a B.S. in environmental studies from Colby-Sawyer College.

Aaron Staples, of Blackstone, was initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi at Westfield State University.

Nichols College recognized the following students who achieved dean's list status for their academic work during the fall semester: Matthew Marcantonio, Ryan Meagher, of North Smithfield; Alexandra Teicholz, Michaela Gamache of Woonsocket; and Marissa Piedmonte of Blackstone.

The following have been named to the dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Eric Eisner and Joshua Simard of Blackstone, and Nicholas Beals of Woonsocket.

Andrew Rais, of Blackstone, earned a master of science degree from Simmons College. He majored in archives management.

Bridget Hall, of North Smithfield, was inducted into The University of Rhode Island chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History national honor society. She also received The Margaret Thomas Phi Alpha Theta Award for Outstanding Achievement by a junior history major.

Brielle McKenna, of Woonsocket, made dean's list for the spring semester at Harding University.

Clare Murphy, of North Smithfield, received a bachelor of science degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Delaware and will begin the master of science in nutrition program at Boston University in the fall.

Amelia Walcott, a 2013 BMR graduate, was placed on the deans list for the spring semester at Bridgewater State University. She also was a recipient of the Family Association Scholarship and the Omega lota Phi Sorority Scholarship for the fall semester. She is the daughter of Robert and Theresa Walcott of Millville, Mass.

Sara Gamache of Woonsocket graduated from Rhode Island College in May. She received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in sociology.