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.
Matthew Rothfuss, of Bethlehem, graduated with a MSLS information and library science degree in May from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
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
Family members: I live with my dad, Kraig, my mom, Christy, and my brothers Alex, Simon and Aaron.
Favorite subject: My favorite subject was mathematics because I enjoy finding one right answer. Each problem is like a puzzle and I like solving them.
BECAHI: Scheidel named Merit Scholar Finalist
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: https://lifelearn.northampton.edu/modules/shop/index.html?action=section...
Effective Interactions: https://lifelearn.northampton.edu/modules/shop/index.html?action=section...
Graduation set for Oct. 24
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.
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.
East Stroudsburg University
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.
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.