2017-02-21 / Community

Northeastern University announces Fall dean's list

BOSTON, Mass. — Northeastern University has recognized area students who distinguished themselves academically during the course of the school year.

Several York County residents were recently named to the university's dean's list for the fall semester, which ended in December 2016.

Making the Fall 2016 dean's list are:

• Kennebunk resident Jansen Manahan, a Northeastern University economics major. In addition to achieving distinction through the deans list, Manahan also is a member of the University Honors Program at Northeastern.

• Sanford resident Andrew Paterson, a Northeastern University mechanical engineering major. In addition to achieving distinction through the deans list, Paterson also is a member of the University Honors Program at Northeastern.

To achieve the dean's list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career.

Each student receives a letter of commendation and congratulation from their college dean.

The University Honors Program offers high caliber students the chance to further hone their studies and interests, live in special interest on-campus housing, and participate in one or two honors courses each term.

Invitation into the honors program is highly competitive and students must maintain a high GPA and strong commitment to campus leadership to remain a part of the group.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a globally engaged research university and a world leader in experiential learning, offering students opportunities for professional work, research, service, and learning in
133 countries on seven continents.

The university's solutions-focused research enterprise is strategically aligned with three global imperatives: health, security, and sustainability.

Northeastern offers a comprehensive range of degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools, and select advanced degrees at graduate campuses in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto, and Charlotte, North Carolina.

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