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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 by The Press in School


Graduation set for Oct. 17, 18

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Muhlenberg College 2020 Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies have been rescheduled for Oct. 17 and 18. To commemorate this milestone, the college hosted a Virtual Senior Week which culminated May 17 with the Conferral of Degrees by President Kathleen Harring.


Tuesday, July 7, 2020 by The Press in School

Clarion University

Matthew Rothfuss, of Bethlehem, graduated with a MSLS information and library science degree in May from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Clemson University

Grant C. Hicks, of Bethlehem, graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor of science degree in financial management. He was awarded his degree in May.

Coastal Carolina University


Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by The Press in School

Northampton Community College

Management skills class ofred online

Northampton Community College is offering online Basic Management Skills classes from 8 a.m. to noon July 8 and 9 and Effective Interactions classes July 28 and 29, 8 a.m. - noon.

To register: Basic Management:

Effective Interactions:

Moravian College

Graduation set for Oct. 24


Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by The Press in School

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Several Bethlehem residents have been named to the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania spring 2020 dean’s list. A full-time student whose semester GPA is 3.5 or higher in 12 or more semester hours of course work for which a grade or grades are received are included on the list.

STUDENT PROFILE - Astrid Ortega, Lehigh Valley Academy- Coordinated by Julie Swan

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by The Press in School

Grade: Graduated

Family members: Mother: Jenny Rosales; siblings: Ashley Ortega (sister), Ashton Marmol (brother)

Favorite subject: My favorite subjects would be my Medical Interventions course and math. I have always been interested in the medical field and taking Medical Interventions has helped my interest grow. Although math may be stressful and confusing, I have enjoyed it since I was very young. The satisfaction of completing a long equation using several complicated steps and then getting the right answer is thrilling.

‘Park and Circumstance’ - Charter Arts celebration goes on the road

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by ED COURRIER in School

With the social distancing aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting all spring school activities, including musicals, proms and commencement, area graduating classes have borne the brunt of it. Administrators of the Lehigh Valley Charter HS for the Arts (Charter Arts) decided to help their high school seniors and their families celebrate their educational milestone with a June 8 “Park and Circumstance” bus tour.

“We wanted to go out of our way to celebrate everything that they have done throughout their four years at Charter Arts,” said Executive Director Diane LaBelle.

STUDENT PROFILE - Isabella Lopez, Lehigh Valley Academy - Coordinated by Julie Swan

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 by The Press in School

Grade: Graduated

Family members: Mother Lori Lopez, father David Lopez, sister Paris Lopez

Favorite subject: My favorite subject in school was art because it gave me a creative outlet which was helpful with the stress of IB.

Activities: I was in Science Honor Society, Music Honor Society, academic team, jazz band and concert band, and was president of Art Honor Society.

Next steps: I am applying to four-year colleges to get a degree in art history and eventually my master’s.

Career goals: My career goal is to be an art curator working in a museum.