The following colleges or universities have recently released lists of graduates from the Wayne and Pike County, PA area. This column will be updated as more graduation announcements are made. Families are welcome to send announcements, and photos are especially welcome. These may be sent to There is no charge.

Northampton announces graduates

BETHLEHEM - Northampton Community College held a commencement ceremony on January 26 for over 900 students who completed associates degrees, specialized diplomas and certificates during the past six months. The graduates majored in close to 100 different fields ranging from fine art to biotechnology.

Those from Wayne and Pike counties are (AA– Associate in Arts; AS – Associate in Science; AAS – Associate in Applied Science; CERT – Certificate; SD– Specialized Diploma):

• Beach Lake: Brady Neenan, SD

• Bushkill: Sabrina Granados, AA; Tameika Hines, AAS; Novalene Ijemine, CERT; Alex Medina, AAS; Alexander Meyer, AAS; Navy Srey, AAS; Sabrina Torres, SD; Tiffany Torres, AAS; Taria Young, AAS

• Dingmans Ferry: Jennifer Baron, AA; Barbara Nylund, AA

• Greeley: Kristen Orellana Anton, CERT

• Greentown: Barbara De Simone, SD

• Hawley: Nolan Mattson, AA

• Matamoras: Hannah McDonough, AAS; Hannah McDonough, SD

• Milford: Christine Aiello, AAS; Christine Aiello, SD; Sherelyn Lewis, SD; Jonathan Lovley, AA; Elizabeth Nathan, SD; Samantha Paz, AAS; Kelly Rogers, AAS; James Tuohy, SD

• Shohola: Bradford, Heaton, AAS

Graduates at Wilkes university

WILKES BARRE - Wilkes University congratulates more than 250 students who completed their degrees, graduating in December 2012. Graduates from Wayne or Pike counties, with their degrees, were:

• Anthony Bergmann, of Matamoras, Bachelor of Arts degree in History

• Joshua Burney, of Lake Ariel, Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology

• Jessica Sanders, of Hawley, Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education

• Richard Emiliani, of Gouldsboro, Master of Bus.Admin. degree in Business Administration

• Paul Gregorski, of Lake Ariel, Master of Science degree in Education

• Gary MacMahon, of East Stroudsburg, Master of Science degree in Education

• Amanda Mousley, of Waymart, Master of Science degree in Education

• Alisha Thompson, of Honesdale, Master of Science degree in Education

• Michael Tillger, of Tafton, Master of Science degree in Education.

Amy Filep graduates at SUNY

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. - Dr. William Richards, president of SUNY Orange, has announced that the College awarded associate’s degrees and academic certificates to 165 students who completed their courses of study during the recently concluded Fall semester. Among them was Amy Filep, of Milford.

Alyssa Tomaskovic earns degree

WILLIAMSPORT - Alyssa Tomaskovic of Milford is a January graduate of Lycoming College. Tomaskovic graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Lycoming College is a four-year residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students.

Alex Kasper graduates from college

MENOMONIE, WIS. - Alex Glynn Kasper of Lake Ariel graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stout in December, with a MSED in School Psychology.