Five local students honored at Colgate University

Outstanding local students receive Dean's Award with Distinction

Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least 3 course credits during the fall 2016 semester earn the Dean's Award with Distinction.

  • Alexandra Newlon, a graduate of Medfield High School, of West Dennis, MA (02670), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2020
  • Olivia Miller, a graduate of Nauset Regional High School, of Harwich, MA (02645), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2017
  • Dana Jacobs, a graduate of , of Vineyard Haven, MA (02568), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2017
  • Julia Cooper, a graduate of Martha's Vineyard Regional HS, of Edgartown, MA (02539), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2017
  • Jessica O'Malley, a graduate of Falmouth Academy, of North Falmouth, MA (02556), is a member of the Colgate Class of 2017

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by the dedication of its 294 full-time faculty-scholars, and its commitment to global engagement, student-faculty research, off-campus study, sustainable practices, and utilizing technology to enhance the teaching and learning experience. Colgate offers 55 majors to a diverse student body of approximately 2,900 undergraduate students, and supports 25 Division I athletic teams. Since 1819, the university's campus in rural central New York has been renowned for its beauty and for the important role it plays in the student experience.


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