Ryan Walsh, son of Saleha and David Walsh, received his bachelor of arts degree from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Walsh graduated summa cum laude with a degree in management. He was part of the Commonwealth Honors College and received the Faculty Award for outstanding leadership.
Kaitlin Mara, a member of the class of 2015, and Kate Roman, a member of the class of 2012, were named to the Providence College dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. To qualify, students must achieve at least a 3.55 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credits.
Michael Shannon II, son of Carolyn and Michael Shannon, earned a graduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis on May 18. Shannon graduated with a doctor of law from the School of Law. He is a 2006 graduate of Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.
Michael James Cerchione graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor of arts in economics. Derek Michael Cerchione graduated form Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a bachelor of science in biology and will attend Johns Hopkins University for his PhD. They are the sons of Michael and Linda Cerchione.
Janki Patel was named to the Washington University dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. To qualify, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units. Patel is enrolled in the university's College of Arts & Sciences.
The following students were named to the Villanova University dean's list for the spring 2012 semester — James Bradley, studying computing science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Bridget Carroll, pursuing a bachelor's degree in the College of Nursing; Catherine Desjardins, studying management and operations in the Villanova School of Business; Christopher Esch, studying management information systems in the Villanova School of Business; Timothy McGrath, pursuing a bachelor's degree in the College of Engineering; and Michael Prencipe, studying management and operations in the Villanova School of Business. To qualify, one must be a matriculated full-time student and earn a semester grade point average of at least 3.5. The College of Nursing requires students to earn at least a 3.5 for the academic year.
Sarah Frances Ostrofsky was named to the Johnson & Wales University dean's list for the 2011/2012 spring term.
Caroline Szendey and Rebecca Vogler were named to the St. Mary's College of Maryland dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. Dean's list honors are awarded to full-time students at SMCM who earn a semester grade-point average of 3.50 or better on 12 or more graded credits.