Congratulations to all the local students in this information collected by RealMedia.
Jared Barris of North Hollywood and Sara Kennedy of Valley Village from University of San Diego
The following students graduated from the University of San Diego.
Jared Barris of North Hollywood earned a bachelor's degree in marketing.
Sean Kennedy of Valley Village earned a bachelor's degree in marketing.
The University of San Diego is a Catholic institution of higher learning chartered in 1949; the school enrolls some 7,800 undergraduate and graduate students and is known for its commitment to teaching, the liberal arts, the formation of values and community service. The fall 2007 establishment of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies brings the University's total number of schools and colleges to six. Other academic divisions include the College College of Arts and Sciences and the schools of Business Administration, Leadership and Education Sciences, Law and Nursing and Health Sciences. For more information go to www.sandiego.edu.
Erika Leon, of Toluca Lake, Graduates From Colorado College
Leon is the daughter of H. Frank Leon and Margarita Manduley of Toluca Lake.
The college awarded 525 undergraduate degrees and five master of arts in teaching degrees at its 130th commencement ceremony, held on May 21 outdoors on Armstrong Quad.
Musician Abigail Washburn, a 1999 graduate of Colorado College, addressed the Class of 2012. In addition to Washburn, Colorado Lt. Gov. Joseph Garcia and legendary jazz guitarist Johnny Smith also received honorary degrees.
Colorado College is a nationally prominent, four-year liberal arts college that was founded in Colorado Springs in 1874. The college operates on the innovative Block Plan, in which its 2,000 undergraduate students study one course at a time in intensive 3½-week segments. The college also offers a master of arts in teaching degree. For more information, visit www.ColoradoCollege.edu
Thomas Manella of North Hollywood and Manartha Griffin of Studio City from California Lutheran University
Local students named to CLU Dean's List
Scholars maintained 3.6 GPA. The following local residents were among 554 students who made the Dean's Honor List at California Lutheran University for the fall semester.
Thomas Manella of North Hollywood is a sophomore and a criminal justice major.
Manartha Griffin of Studio City, is a senior and a theater an arts major.
Students qualify for the Dean's List by maintaining a 3.6 grade point average in their academic subjects.
CLU is a selective university located in Thousand Oaks, with centers in Oxnard and Woodland Hills for graduate courses and its Adult Degree Evening Program. With an enrollment of 4,100 students, CLU offers 37 undergraduate majors and graduate programs within the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management and Graduate School of Education. Doctoral degrees in educational leadership, higher education leadership and clinical psychology are also offered. Members of the CLU student body come from across the nation and around the world and represent a diversity of faiths and cultures. For more information, visit http://www.callutheran.edu.
Nathaniel Ludewig Named to Dean's List at Emory College
Nathaniel Ludewig of Toluca Lake, Calif., son of David Ludewig and Robin Ludewig, was named to the Dean's List of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., for the 2011 fall semester.
Students must be in the top 20 percent of Emory College or have approximately a 3.81 grade point average or higher to be named to the Dean's List.
Emory University is known for its demanding academics, outstanding undergraduate experience, highly ranked professional schools and state-of-the-art research facilities. Emory encompasses nine academic divisions as well as the Carlos Museum, The Carter Center, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Emory Healthcare, Georgia's largest and most comprehensive health care system.