News Transcript On Campus, Aug. 4


Peter Jeremich of Colts Neck was one of 23 students from around the world who received the doctor of chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic, Spartanburg, S.C., at the 140th commencement program on June 12, 2021.

Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa., has named the following area residents to the dean’s honor list in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2021 semester: Evan Farran of Colts Neck and Olivia Handelman of Freehold.

Melissa Feinstein of Morganville has been named to the Spring 2021 dean’s list in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

Sydney Thomas of Freehold has graduated from Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y. Sydney majored in nursing and earned a Bachelor of Science degree.

Montclair State University, Montclair, held 16 commencement ceremonies between June 7-13, 2021, on campus to celebrate undergraduate and graduate students who completed their academic degrees in August 2020, December 2020, January 2021 and May 2021. The following area residents received degrees: Jasmine Eby of Freehold, BA in Fashion Studies; Courtney Stearns of Freehold, BA in Family Science and Human Development; Julia Paradizova of Marlboro, BA in Philosophy; Mackenzie Gelber of Manalapan, BS in Exercise Science; Stephanie Masdonati of Freehold, BSN in Nursing; Makenzie Pak of Freehold, BS in Nutrition and Food Science; Ghillian Ferraiola of Colts Neck, BA in Justice Studies; Sinclaire Forte of Freehold, BA in Political Science; Julianna Szatmari of Morganville, BS in Nutrition and Food Science; Bella Maranzano of Manalapan, BS in Nutrition and Food Science; Taylor Morales of Manalapan, BA in Television and Digital Media; Kyle Hayes of Morganville, BMUS in Music; Amber Frederick of Freehold, BA in Family Science and Human Development; Starla Newman of Morganville, BS in Nutrition and Food Science; Zara Palmiero of Marlboro, BA in Child Advocacy and Policy; Jailene Cardenas of Manalapan, BS in Business Administration; Ryan Mulvanerton of Manalapan, BA in History; Tyler Holt of Freehold, BA in Music Therapy; Scott Moran of Morganville, BA in Political Science; Madison Lukenda of Freehold, MA in Clinical Psychology; Jaime Horowitz of Freehold, AUD in Audiology; Antigoni Filippazzo of Manalapan, MA in Counseling; Tyler Jordan of Freehold, MAT in Teaching-SocICAL Studies P-12 and TSD; Cynthia Krichilski-Brinez of Freehold, MAT in Teaching-Preschool P-3; Alec Prusher of Manalapan, MS in Accounting; Katie LaBarbera of Freehold, MA in Communication Science and Disorders; Hatim Daoud of Freehold, MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology; Jeffery Kurczeski of Freehold, MA in Educational Leadership; and Nicole Aminov of Manalapan, MBA in Business Administration.

Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y., has named the following students to the Spring 2021 dean’s list: Morgan Furstenberg of Morganville, Julia Nager of Freehold and Gabrielle Schroeder of Morganville.

Olivia Tu of Freehold achieved a 4.0 GPA during the Spring 2021 semester and was named to the provost’s list at Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.

Bryant University, Smithfield, R.I., has named Louis DiBlasi of Morganville and Ilana Mitnitsky of Manalapan to the dean’s list for the Spring 2021 semester.

The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc., has announced the following 2021 spring graduates: from Manalapan, Samantha Perskin, College of Engineering, Bachelor of Science – Industrial Engineering; and from Morganville, Sam Howard, College of Letters and Science, Bachelor of Science, Biology; Juliet Oskowsky, College of Letters and Science, Bachelor of Arts, Communication Arts; and Sarah Plotkin, School of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, Business: Management and Human Resources, and Business: Marketing.

Janelle Hart of Freehold has graduated cum laude, University Honors with Distinction, with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in English – Creative Writing, Media and Culture from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Spring commencement was held May 14-16, 2021.

Tufts University, Medford-Somerville, Mass., has named the following area residents to the dean’s list for the Spring 2021 semester: Ty Blitstein of Marlboro, class of 2024; Josh Kim of Englishtown, class of 2024; and Maya Kurzman of Marlboro, class of 2021.

Tufts University, Medford-Somerville, Mass., has awarded degrees in 2021 to students in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering. Steven Barsky of Marlboro earned a degree in biology (BS) and Aaron Wohl of Freehold earned a degree in political science (BA).