Revere Students Earn Academic Honors

Costanza Named to Dean’s List at American International College

Matthew Costanza, of Revere, has been named to the Spring 2020 Dean’s List at American International College (AIC). Dean’s List students are are full time students who have achieved a 3.3 to 4.0 GPA. The College commends the extrordinary achievement and commitment of this scholar’s accomplishment during an unprecedented time.

Founded in 1885, American International College (AIC) is a private, co-educational, doctoral granting institution located in Springfield, Massachusetts, comprising the School of Business, Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, and the School of Health Sciences. AIC supports and advances education, diversity, and opportunity for its students and the community.

Diguilio on Dean’s List

Emily Diguilio of Revere has been named to the Dean’s List for the College of Visual and Performing Arts for the Spring 2020 semester at Syracuse University.

Erauda Graduates from Bryant University

Bryant University is pleased to recognize the Class of 2020 who have completed their undergraduate studies to earn a Bryant University degree, one which has more value now than at any time in Bryant’s history.

Cherlene Erauda of Revere earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Marketing.

Erauda joins a powerful network of more than 50,000 accomplished alumni who are inspired to excel and make a difference as leaders in organizations and communities around the world.

“Graduates of Bryant’s Class of 2020 have faced challenges and demonstrated resiliency that is unprecedented,” says Bryant University President Ross Gittell. “These graduates will go down in history for successfully completing their studies in the face of daunting obstacles caused by the global health crisis.”

When our most recent alumni left campus for spring break, no one knew that their final Bryant semester would be spent adapting to the challenges of a pandemic and that public health and safety policies would cause their graduation ceremonies to be postponed.

“This crisis has revealed the character and grit of our community of scholars. I am extraordinarily proud of the entire Class of 2020,” says Provost and Chief Academic Officer Glenn M. Sulmasy, JD, LL.M. “Together with our dedicated faculty, they have worked hard to complete their Bryant education with distinction.”

For 157 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering an exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative and uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,800 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 49 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron’s. Visit

Hill Wins Award at Hamilton College Convocation

Gianni Hill, of Revere was named the recipient of The Robert A. Bankert, Jr. Prize Scholarship at Hamilton College’s annual Convocation ceremony on August 23. Hill, a senior majoring in Hispanic studies and public policy, is a graduate of Revere High School.

Members of the administration welcomed students and new faculty, and academic achievement prizes were awarded to students at the virtual ceremony officially marking the beginning of Hamilton’s 209th academic year.

The Robert A. Bankert, Jr. Prize Scholarship was established in 1970 in memory of Robert A. Bankert, Jr., Class of 1970, by his family and friends. Preference is given to a student who has evidenced broad-based extracurricular involvement and who, at the beginning of the junior year, has shown the greatest improvement in academic average.

Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton College offers an open curriculum that gives students the freedom to shape their own liberal arts education within a research- and writing-intensive framework. Hamilton enrolls 1,850 students from 49 states and 49 countries. Additional information about the college can be found at

Basile Graduates from Emerson College

 On Sunday, May 10, Emerson College awarded 959 undergraduate degrees for the Class of 2020. The College is committed to holding a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 in person when it is safe to do so, at a to be determined date.

The College launched an Emerson 2020 Celebration website to honor graduates’ achievements with more than 800 submissions from students, families, alumni, faculty, and staff, which includes photos, videos, audio submissions, and text. The website strives to reflect the many facets of the Class of 2020 and the wider Emerson community – its creativity, daring, thoughtfulness, irreverence, and humor.

Video submissions include well wishes from well-known alumni and celebrities in the entertainment industry, including actors Jennifer Coolidge, Henry Winkler, comedians Jay Leno, Bill Burr, and Steven Wright, screenwriter Adele Lim, actress Chrystee Pharris, and producer Kevin Bright, among others.

Sophia Basile of Revere  recieved a BS degree in Journalism.

Salhi Completes Intensive Research Project

 Ilyas Salhi of Revere a member of the class of 2021 majoring in robotics engineering and computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense research project titled Puerto Rico Project Center: Analyzing the Past to Inform the Future.

At WPI, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to addresses an important societal need or issue. Nearly 90% of students typically complete a project in collaboration with partners in communities across the country and around the world, through the university’s 50-plus project centers. Students usually travel to the project center for seven-week terms; this spring, however, due to the global coronavirus pandemic, they worked remotely, using video conferencing and other technology to complete their projects. A signature element of the innovative undergraduate experience at WPI, the project-based curriculum offers students the opportunity to apply their scientific and technical knowledge to develop thoughtful solutions to real problems that affect the quality of people’s lives-and make a difference before they graduate.

“The WPI project-based curriculum’s focus on global studies brings students out of their comfort zones to apply their knowledge to solve real problems for people in communities around the globe,” said Professor Kent Rissmiller, interim dean of the WPI Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division. “Students have the opportunity to learn about a different culture, from the way people live and work to the values they hold to the foods they eat – all valuable perspectives for surviving and thriving in today’s global marketplace. They also learn the meaning and magic of teamwork; make a real and meaningful difference; and gain a competitive edge for any resume, or graduate or professional school application.

About Worcester Polytechnic Institute

WPI, a global leader in project-based learning, is a distinctive, top-tier technological university founded in 1865 on the principle that students learn most effectively by applying the theory learned in the classroom to the practice of solving real-world problems. Recognized by the National Academy of Engineering with the 2016 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education, WPI’s pioneering project-based curriculum engages undergraduates in solving important scientific, technological, and societal problems throughout their education and at more than 50 project centers around the world. WPI offers more than 50 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs across 14 academic departments in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts. Its faculty and students pursue groundbreaking research to meet ongoing challenges in health and biotechnology; robotics and the internet of things; advanced materials and manufacturing; cyber, data, and security systems; learning science; and more.

Bensadok Named to Dean’s List at Quinnipiac University

The following Revere student was named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2020 semester at Quinnipiac University:

Rania Bensadok To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C. Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter grade basis to be eligible. Part-time students must complete at least six credits during a semester.

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review’s “The Best 385 Colleges.”

The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the Great Colleges to Work For(r). For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook at and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter @QuinnipiacU.

Murphy Named to Dean’s List at Saint Anselm

Saint Anselm College has released the Dean’s List of high academic achievers for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year. To be eligible for this honor, a student must have achieved a grade point average of 3.3 or better in the semester with at least 12 credits of study which award a letter grade. A total of 879 students representing 26 states and 6 countries received this honor.

Mark W. Cronin, Dean of the College, announced that the following student has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Daniel J. Murphy of Revere.  2020, Business
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