* Elise Hurtuk, a freshman at Duquesne University, and daughter of Bob and Kathy Hurtuk of Poland, has been named to the fall 2011 Dean's List. The Dean's List recognizes students who have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average, with no grade lower than a C.
* Brian Ciccone, a sophomore pharmacy major, at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, has been named to the fall 2011 semester Dean's List. He is the son of Bruce and Michele Ciccone of Poland.
Suzanne Olesko, Rebecca Luthern, Kyle Guterba and Jonathon Bezilla have been named to the Golden Key International Honor Society at Youngstown State University. In order to join Golden Key, undergraduate students must maintain a 3.5 grade average; graduate students must maintain a 3.75 GPA.
* Adam Robert Colton Wheeler is a recipient of the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the 2011 fall term at Colgate University. To be eligible for the Dean's Award, a student must achieve a 3.30 or higher average while enrolled in four courses. The graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School is the son of Michelle Evans and Brian Evans of Poland.
Elizabeth Reinhardt of Poland, was honored during the First-Year Scholars Reception on Feb. 28 at Emporia State University in Kansas. The inaugural event honored students who earned a 3.5 or higher grade point average in their first semester.
* Cory Strait, a senior mechanical engineering major from Poland, has been named to the Dean's List at Ohio State University by obtaining a 3.9 grade point average for autumn quarter. Cory is the son of Cindy and Kevin Cicuto and Tina and Carl Strait.