Local Students Named to Dean’s List at the University of Vermont

BURLINGTON, VT – The following area students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at the University of Vermont:

Michael S. Montagna of Fulton, NY, a sophomore majoring in Undeclared in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Matthew R. Lipke of Phoenix, NY, a first-year student majoring in Environmental Sciences in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences.

To be named to the dean’s lists, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school.

Chartered in 1791, UVM was the first college or university in the United States that did not give preference to a religious sect in its charter.

UVM now has nearly 10,460 undergraduates in seven schools and colleges, 1,550 graduate students and 450 medical students. As a small, comprehensive university, it blends the academic heritage of a private university with service missions in the land-grant tradition.