Achievement

JCC grads honored into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Recent Jamestown Community College graduates Marina Kessler, Kathryn Nicholson, and Johanna Nordland were among the State University and City University of New York placed on the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 2018 All-New York Academic Team for Community Colleges. The students were honored in ...

SUNY Fredonia Credit Union selects five scholarship winners

The SUNY Fredonia Federal Credit Union announced five scholarship winners on May 22 at its 43rd Annual Meeting. Through the very generous donations made in the memory of Frances Crino Granata, who passed away on Feb. 4, 2018, the Credit Union presented 3 scholarships in her honor. Granata ...

Students, educators honored

The Chautauqua County School Boards Association held its Annual Meeting and Honors Night at the Williams Center on the SUNY Fredonia Campus in May. Raymond J. Fashano, executive director welcomed the honored students, their families and friends, administrators, staff and school board members ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotarian Linda Dunn receives an award

Linda Dunn, a Westfield resident and a 31-year member of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville, was honored with her Paul Harris Fellow +1 (Level 2) Award during this Rotary Club's May 19 BBQ & Auction fundraiser at Eason Hall in Westfield. Jim Wakeman, this Rotary Club's Foundation Chair, ...

Fredonia’s student newspaper among the top winners at state conference

Fredonia High School’s student newspaper, “The Spectator,” received 10 awards in seven categories from the New York Press Association (NYPA) at their annual conference in April in Saratoga Springs. The press association recognizes excellence in high school and college publications ...

Nguyen named Fredonia Rotary Student of the Month for May

Tina Nguyen was selected as the Fredonia Rotary Student of the Month for May. She is a senior at Fredonia High School. Tina was born in San Diego, California and moved to Fredonia in the fall of 2007. She is an only child and lives with her parents Quan Nguyen and Uyen Tran. Prior to ...

CCCA awards scholarships

The Chautauqua County Counselors' Association recently awarded their annual scholarships to Hannah Binkley and Jillian Valvo. The CCCA Scholarships are presented to outstanding students who will be pursuing a degree in a counseling related field. Hannah Binkley will be graduating third in ...

Fredonia native to travel abroad to study for Belmont University

NASHVILLE – As the spring semester ended and final exams came to a close, students across campus began packing up for the summer. For 700 Belmont students, including Fredonia native Emily Bartholomew, preparations to pack looked a bit different as they prepared to participate in one of 43 ...

Fredonia University staff honored

Three State University of New York at Fredonia faculty and staff were honored for special contributions to the campus community, and service and retirees were also singled out for the spotlight, at the twelfth. President's Recognition Luncheon in the Williams Center. Senior Lecturer ...

Former Fredonia resident graduates with honors

Lillia C. Woodbury recently graduated Summa Cum Laude with degrees in music education and theatre arts from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester. Lilli played flute and was student president of the Roberts Wind Ensemble. She is granddaughter of the late Estelle and Bernard Winkler of Dunkirk, ...

Student with Westfield ties studies overseas

Miami University student Anne Campion spent the winter 2018 semester in France as part of a study abroad group. Campion, from Westfield, is majoring in Biology. Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio

Dunkirk native graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Monique A. Fred graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and ...

Westfield Middle School Students of the Month

On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield's Rules of Respect for staff and peers. 2. Shows ...

Chautauqua Lake Central School students of the month

Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for March and April achievements, are Sara Corwin, Abigail Henry, McKenna Dorman, Kira Erickson, Ian Riedesel, and Owen Reyda. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose classroom performance, ...

Hlifka to receive Lanford Presidential Prize at SUNY Fredonia commencement

State University of New York at Fredonia graduating senior Nicholas W. Hlifka will receive the 2018 Lanford Presidential Prize from the Oscar and Esther Lanford Endowment of the Fredonia College Foundation. The award will be presented at the morning Commencement ceremony on May 19. Generously ...