• Karen Ballenger, of Star Tannery, earned a doctorate degree in philosophy on Sept. 12 from Wilkes University.

• The following students at Southern New Hampshire University were named to the president’s list for the summer term:

Front Royal: Kaitlyn Maiorana, Johnathan Galvin and Natalie Evans.

Linden: Jessica Bane.

Maurertown: Melissa Lanham.

Stephens City: Samantha Bellis.

Strasburg: Samantha House.

• The following students at Southern New Hampshire University were named to the dean’s list for the summer term:

Bentonville: Julia Stotler.

Front Royal: Cody Stewart.

Middletown: Kathryn Carden.