July 27, 2008
BALTIMORE - The following area residents were among the nearly 900 students from College of Notre Dame of Maryland who received degrees during the College's 113th Commencement on May 24 at the Baltimore Convention Center: Debra Lynn Dreisonstok, of Walkersville, Md., received a bachelor of science in Nursing, Cum Laude. Lisa Denise Block, of Martinsburg, W.Va., received a bachelor of science in Nursing, Magna Cum Laude. Pamela Scott Hexter, of Frederick, Md., received a bachelor of science in nursing, Magna Cum Laude.
August 21, 2010
CHICAGO - Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its summer class during a Aug. 7 ceremony in Chicago. The following area students received online degrees: Michael Albertson of Frederick, Md., bachelor of science in information technology. Starla Boda of Chambersburg, Pa., certificate in information technology. Tracy L. Buffington of Waynesboro, Pa., bachelor in criminal justice. Joseph Collard of Hedgesville, W.Va., bachelor in criminal justice. Maggie Costello of Kearneysville, W.Va.
May 27, 2009
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Shepherd University announced this week that it is offering in-state tuition to Maryland residents for 10 specific degree programs through an agreement with the Maryland Higher Education Commission. According to a news release, for Maryland residents who qualify, the 10 degree programs offered at Shepherd's in-state tuition rates are: o Bachelor in fine arts degree in art with a concentration in photography and computer imagery o Bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences with a concentration in networking and security o Bachelor's degree in computer and information technology with a concentration in Web programming and design o Bachelor's degree in environmental studies with a concentration in aquatic science o Bachelor's degree in environmental studies with a concentration in environmental engineering o Bachelor's degree in environmental studies with a concentration in environmental sustainability o Bachelor's degree in environmental studies with a concentration in historic preservation o Bachelor's degree in history with a concentration in Civil War and 19th-century America o Bachelor's degree in recreation and leisure studies with a concentration in sports communication o Bachelor's degree in recreation and leisure studies with a concentration in sports marketing
August 5, 2012
CALDWELL, N.J. - Chelsea Hoover of Hagerstown was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Caldwell College. LYNCHBURG, Va. - The following area students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Randolph College: Emma Bartholomew of Hagerstown is a member of the Class of 2014. Timothy Clarke of Frederick, Md., is a member of the Class of 2012. PAUL SMITHS, N.Y. - Paul Cline of Chambersburg, Pa., was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Paul Smith's College.
May 20, 2011
The following local students graduated May 14 from Lebanon Valley College. Ann Marie C. Crider of Shippensburg, Pa., graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. Jessica M. Crusey of Shippensburg graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Elisabeth H. Hawbaker of Mercersburg, Pa., graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Julia C. Jones of Mount Airy, Md., graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.
March 17, 2007
Fistere-Ritchie Krystal Dyan Ritchie and Steven Charles Fistere were married Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, on the beach of Casa Ybel Resort on Sanibel Island, Fla. The bride is the daughter of Sam and Linda Ritchie of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Danny and Wendy Fistere of Poolesville, Md. The bride is a 2001 graduate of South Hag-erstown High School and graduated with honors from Shippensburg University in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in business administration.
September 11, 2007
Shank-Aaron John and Sharon Shank of Boonsboro, announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Mildred Shank, to Robert Patrick Aaron II, son of Jim and Tammy Aaron of Hagerstown. Miss Shank is a 2002 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and received a Bachelor of Science in business administration and industrial and organizational psychology from High Point University in 2006. She is employed as a human resources assistant at Susquehanna Bancshares. Mr. Aaron is a 2001 graduate of Smithsburg High School and received a Bachelor of Arts in exercise science from Muskingum College in 2005.
October 27, 2012
Date of birth : May 2, 1985 Hometown : Born in Chicago, currently in Baltimore Education : Bachelor of science in electrical engineering, 2007; Bachelor of science in mathematics, 2007; master of science in electrical engineering, 2009 Occupation : Research scientist Party affiliation : Libertarian Political experience : None