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Saint Mary’s College named Katherine Kelly of Ahwatukee to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester. Katherine is the daughter of James and Aimee Kelly of Ahwatukee. To earn academic honors at Saint Mary’s, a student must achieve a GPA of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have at least 12 graded credit hours, no incompletes, and no grades lower than a C.
Janelle Taylor of Ahwatukee, a communications major who recently completed her senior year at Le Moyne College, has been named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester.
Derek Weglarz, son of Dennis Weglarz and Maurna Winterer, has been named to the 2014 Lawrence University dean’s list for maintaining a 3.4 GPA or higher for the full 2013-14 academic year. Weglarz is a 2013 graduate of Desert Vista High School.
Nicholas Galvin of Ahwatukee is one of 745 students who made the dean’s list at California Lutheran University for the spring semester. Galvin is a chemistry major.
Cera Hassinan was named to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2014 semester at Johns Hopkins University. To be selected for this honor, a student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale in a program of at least 14 credits with at least 12 graded credits.
Sara Elizabeth Matsumoto and Kathering Nichole Worley, both of Ahwatukee, were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Matsumoto is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. To qualify for the dean’s list in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester GPA of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.
It could have been a Cinderella moment.
The sun has just set. From where I sit, up on a ridge, I hear music from two simultaneous song sessions filling the Valley below. When campfires turn to embers, youngsters will peel themselves away from the festivities and make their drowsy way to their bunks. Their dreams will no doubt be filled with obstacle courses and tie-dye, hikes and ropes courses. Another day at summer camp is done.
Dean Bittner is one of the pitchers that helped the Ahwatukee Little League minors squad to a district title and state runner-up finish.
The head of the organization offering to fund a study on medical marijuana at the University of Arizona said he will pull the cash unless the school restores fired doctor and researcher Sue Sisley to the staff and the project.
Courtney Nelson and Alyssa Rollando, both of Ahwatukee, were named to the Bucknell dean’s list.
Andrews-Sharer named to spring semester dean’s list
Brenna McElenney of Ahwatukee, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, was named to the 2014 spring semester Dean’s List at Creighton University.
Cornell University’s Margaret Wong, of Ahwatukee, has been placed on the dean’s list of the College of Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Scholarship for the spring 2014 semester.
Kyle J. Pitman, son of Ronda Pitman of Phoenix and James Pitman, also of Phoenix, has been named to the dean’s list at Hamilton College for the 2014 spring semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have carried throughout the semester a course load of four or more graded credits with an average of 3.5 or above. Pitman, a rising sophomore, is a graduate of Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee.
A University of Arizona doctor and researcher, given her walking papers last month, is not going quietly.
It was a bittersweet night for the Ahwatukee Little League All-Stars as the Minors team advanced state while the Major team was eliminated on Thursday night in the District 13 tournament.
After signing a letter of intent to be acquired by Arizona State University, one of the state’s top business schools faces a hurdle that has hindered it in the past.
In the midst of a more than 50-year relationship, Arizona PBS’ connection with Arizona State University has grown enough to make it one of the largest of its kind in the world, which is expected to benefit students and viewers alike.
Ahwatukee's Dean Bittner (21) pitches during the AZ District 13 10&11s All-Stars championship game between Ahwatukee and Chandler National North at Tempe Sports Complex on Thursday, July 10, 2014.
Ryan Connor of Ahwatukee completed his first year at Grand Canyon University by being named to the dean’s list. Connor, who is majoring in special education, has accepted an internship at Disney World in Florida for the fall semester.
Each year, the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) recognizes special individuals or groups who have contributed to the success of medical care in Arizona. Recipients were recognized in an awards ceremony during the ArMA President’s Banquet at the Phoenix Country Club on May 30, which featured Gov. Jan Brewer as an award recipient and the keynote speaker. Brewer’s keynote speech provided an overview of the work to restore and expand the Arizona Medicaid program, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).
Three students from Ahwatukee excelled during the spring semester and earned sports on the dean’s list at their respective universities. Haleigh Spurlock at Graceland University; Daniel Rose, a sophomore majoring in video/television and film at Hofstra University; and Rachel Butler at Belmont University all qualified for the academic honor.
A University of Arizona doctor who was pushing for more research into medical marijuana is being let go — she believes for political reasons.
O’Connor House, whose mission is to continue the lifetime work of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to help solve important social, economic and political problems through civil dialogue and action, has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors, each appointed to a three-year term: