ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Area students are among those who received degrees in recent ceremonies including: Liam Mc Elroy, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in applied arts and sciences, Julia Samuels, who earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photographic and imaging arts, Steven Titus, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, all of Allentown; Samantha Abert, of Emmaus, who received an Associate in Applied Science in design and imaging technology.
UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON
Area students are among those who received degrees in recent ceremonies including: Michele V. Calogero, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science, Tara L. Jacoby, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in nursing, Kayla E. Johnson, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in strategic communication, all of Allentown; Nicholas A. Lynch, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science, Cody D. Sacks, who earned a Master of Science degree in biochemistry, both of Macungie.
Nina Faye Mantalaba, of Allentown, is among students recently inducted into Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology.
Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, will host veterans assistance hours in his district office in at the Lower Macungie Township Administration Building, 3402 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 13.
Veterans will be able to meet with an outreach specialist from the American Legion to discuss available benefits and services.
Services available to veterans and their dependents include assistance with compensation, pension, death benefits, education and health care.
Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th and Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, in conjunction with The Ben Event, will host a special needs awareness day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21 at Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St., Macungie.
The event will feature providers offering information on services and programs available to the special needs community from local, state and federal resources.
Lehigh Valley Health Network and Good Shepherd Rehabilitation are sponsors of the awareness event.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a six percent toll increase for 2019 both for E-ZPass and cash customers; the increase is set to start 12:01 a.m. Jan. 6, 2019.
The toll increase will apply to all PA Turnpike sections and extensions, including the westbound Delaware River Bridge cashless tolling point (#359) in Bucks County, where tolls have not changed since January 2016.
WILLIAM AND MARY
Thomas Philip, of Zionsville, is among students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester.
SAINT FRANCIS UNIVERSITY
Gabriel Woffindin, of Allentown and Shannon McGinnis, of Macungie, are among students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester.
Edith Potter, of Macungie, earned a Master of Health Science degree in cardiovascular perfusion and Mary Sautter, of Macungie, earned a Master of Science degree in organizational leadership.