Jessica Lunt graduates from Villanova University

VILLANOVA, Penn. -- The following local students graduated from Villanova University during a spring commencement ceremony, held on Sunday, May 19.

Jessica Lunt, from Groton, Mass., bachelor of business administration

Kevin O'Leary, from Harvard, Mass., bachelor of arts

Local residents named to dean's list at Saint Michael's College

COLCHESTER, Vt. -- The following local residents were named to the spring 2013 dean's list at Saint Michael's College, a liberal arts and sciences, residential Catholic college located in Burlington, Vt., one of the top 10 college towns in America:

Scott J. Feenan, son of Catherine and Scott Feenan of Groton, Mass., a senior psychology and information systems major who graduated from Bishop Guertin High School before coming to Saint Michael's.

Michelle M. McGuinness, daughter of Timothy and Tracy McGuinness of Groton, Mass., a May Graduate business administration major who graduated from Groton-Dunstable Regional High School before coming to Saint Michael's.

James Ranslow of Pepperell added to dean's list for fall 2012 semester

SCRANTON, Penn. -- James Ranslow of Pepperell was among the students added to the University of Scranton dean's list for the fall 2012 semester after publication of the list in January of 2013.

The dean's list recognizes students for academic excellence each semester. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours to make the dean's list. The list includes students from the Jesuit university's College of Arts and Sciences, the Kania School of Management, the Panuska College of Professional Studies and the College of Graduate and Continuing Education.

Ranslow is a student in the University's Panuska College of Professional Studies.

Locals graduate from Fairfield University at 63rd Commencement

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The following local students graduated from Fairfield University at the 63rd Commencement ceremonies which took place on May 19, 2013, on the campus of Fairfield University:

Stephanie Cziria, a resident of Townsend, Mass., received a master of business administration degree

Stephen Brown, a resident of Shirley, Mass., received a bachelor of science degree

Stephanie Greene, a resident of Pepperell, Mass., received a bachelor of science degree