Ithaca College — Aidan Quigley won first place in Best of Show for the website of student newspaper The Ithacan and fifth place in Best of Show for its print edition at the Associated Collegiate Press convention.  Quigley is the News Editor of the student-run publication.

Quinnipiac University — Allison Sicbaldi was inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association's honor society, during a campus ceremony on Dec. 4.

Roger Williams University — The following local students graduated in Spring 2016: Veronica Alicea, B.A. in Psychology; Benjamin Anderson, B.A. in English/Secondary Ed; Taylor Sambrook, B.S. in Engineering/Civil Engineering Specialization.

Sacred Heart Academy — Principal Sr. Kathleen Mary, ASCJ recently announced the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2016-17 academic year. Eunji Lee was named to the High Honor Roll.

Samford University — Hannah Parrish has been selected for Samford University's chapter of Chi Omega. Parrish is a freshman nursing major. She graduated from Christian Heritage School.

Stevenson University — Hope Nyarady, is one of the many students to participate in the annual service day known as Mustangs Make A Difference (MMAD) Day. MMAD Day is a university-wide day of service, where clubs and organizations on campus set up varying volunteer opportunities for students to participate in. Some of the service activities included: stream clean-up, book drive, bird feeders, and card making.

United States Merchant Marine Academy — William Quigley, a first year student, was awarded a Gold Star for his outstanding accomplishments in the classroom during the first term of the academic year.

University of Connecticut — Jared Quigley was awarded Sophomore Honors at the 2016 Fall Honors Ceremony.  Sophomore Honors is awarded to students enrolled in the Honors Program in recognition of their academic achievement, completion of honors courses, and participation in honors events.