Just between us

…..Erik Kolodziej, music and movement teacher at Edgeworth Elementary School in Sewickley, Pa., was recently appointed as Region V representative to the National Board of Trustees of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA), a professional organization of educators. In addition, he will be teaching at Chautauqua Institution during its summer 2013 season. Kolodziej is an honors graduate of Dunkirk High School, Duquesne University and The Pennsylvania State University where he received his master of education degree. He completed his AOSA teacher education coursework at Southern Methodist University. He is the son of Ed and Kathy Kolodziej of Dunkirk…..

…..Andrea Gundlach, a health and physical education major and soccer player from Westfield, was inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society, at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Chi Alpha Sigma is a nonprofit organization established to recognize college student athletes who earn a varsity letter in at least one sport while maintaining a 3.4 or higher cumulative grade point average throughout their junior and senior years…..

…..Rebekah Skinner, daughter of Allyn and Laurie Skinner of Brocton, is named to the Dean’s List at Hope College, Mich. for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 school year. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have a minimum 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale……….Nazareth College announces that the following students have earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2013 semester. Lexie Momberger of Westfield is a freshman majoring in health sciences. Rhianon Swift of Ripley is a senior majoring in occupational science…..

…..Fredonia resident Gracia E. Nash was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester at Alfred University. She is a senior in the School of Art and Design. Students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average to qualify for Dean’s List status. Nash is the daughter of Donald and Sarah Nash of Fredonia and graduated from Fredonia High School……….Jessan Hurkes of Gowanda received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engr. technology at SUNYIT’s 39th annual spring commencement on May 11 in the Wildcat Field House on the SUNYIT campus in Marcy…..

…..Corey Hudson of Ripley was named to the Dean’s List at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, for the spring 2013 semester. Hudson studied accounting. Students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average to be added to the Dean’s List…..

…..Susan McGee of Dunkirk was recently awarded a Ph.D. degree in English from the Graduate School of Education at Binghamton University…..

…..Jacob Dulski made the Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester at Slippery Rock University. He majors in exercise science. He is the son of Wendy Dulski of Dunkirk…..

…..The names of more than 4,500 candidates for degrees at the University of Kansas this spring have been announced by the University Registrar, including Terri Swanson of Cassadaga. She received a doctor of philosophy in education in special education…..