Eighty-seven academically outstanding students were recently inducted into Gateway Community College’s Alpha Xi Theta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society in a ceremony at GCC’s North Haven campus.
The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage the academic success of students attending two-year colleges. Members have the opportunity to participate in honors and leadership programs, community service and fellowship programming. Students who are inducted have completed 12 hours of course work while achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
The 87 GCC students who were inducted are: Bethany resident Ning Zhang; Branford resident Kristen Blood; Branford resident David Corsak; Branford resident Richard Kaczynski; Branford resident Maureen Rosselli; Bridgeport resident Claudia Lima; Cheshire resident Tracy Golebiewski; Clinton resident Ali Almaawi; Derby resident Stephanie Lemieux; East Haven resident Licella Arboleda; East Haven resident Brianna Costello; East Haven resident Natalie Korenovsky; East Haven resident Sara Maldonado; East Haven resident Maria Sullo; Easton resident Lisa Schmitt; Fairfield resident Nicholas Cundy; Gladwyne, Pa., resident Bobbi Jo Haviland; Guilford resident Brian McKenna; Guilford resident Felicia Morro; Guilford resident Tess Simchoni; Hamden resident Lynda Burke; Hamden resident Barry Gold; Hamden resident James Kenefick; Hamden resident Rick Miani; Hamden resident Morgan Pelley; Hamden resident Rosemary Resler; Hamden resident John Zawadski; Madison resident Victor Fabian; Madison resident Scott Tordoff; Meriden resident Jennifer Shelton; Meriden resident Kathryn Solis; Middletown resident Jerome McGee; Milford resident Sherri-Lynn Braccio; Milford resident Jenny Campaniolo; Milford resident Jodi Cascella; Milford resident Shannon O'Keefe; Monroe resident Koshy Cherian; New Britain resident Rachelle Williams; New Haven resident Sunil Attri; New Haven resident Sonya Daniels; New Haven resident Lesly Gelin; New Haven resident Gui Hong Geremia; New Haven resident Bryan Gregor; New Haven resident Kenia Lanuza Torres; New Haven resident Emily Lifanda; New Haven resident Carolina Neilson; New Haven resident Theresa O'Brien; New Haven resident Melissa Okimoto; New Haven resident Christopher Pacelli; New Haven resident La'Nelsha Reid; New Haven resident Sara Ruiz; New Haven resident Sharon Ryan; New Haven resident Christopher Shea; New Haven resident Michael Sutton; New Haven resident Mouroussalou Tchaniley; New Haven resident Marylin Vega; New Haven resident Elizabeth White; North Branford resident Amanda Martino; North Branford resident Jay Scirpo; Norwich resident Helen Chin; Rocky Hill resident Benjamin Cusick; Sandy Hook resident Christine Rinaldi; South Meriden resident Nina Terribile; Southington resident Carissa Beaulieu; Stratford resident Synethia Holly; Stratford resident Adrienne Jamison; Trumbull resident Deborah Clarke; Wallingford resident Elaine Bassett; Wallingford resident Brian Buczek; Wallingford resident Christina Curtiss; Wallingford resident Rolando Fernandez; Wallingford resident Alison Ginter; Wallingford resident Christina Hurlburt; Wallingford resident Subhashini Jayasinghe; Wallingford resident Christopher Marzullo; Wallingford resident Crystal Serra; Wallingford resident Cheryl Smith; Waterbury resident Yapi Adouko; West Haven resident Sevil Adiguzel; West Haven resident Alexandra Andrea; West Haven resident Jalal Asad; West Haven resident Doreen Danso; West Haven resident Sunil Kumar; West Haven resident Fogan Locoh; West Haven resident Christina Nhean; West Haven resident Elga Rasmitasari; and Woodbridge resident Sara Horton.
GCC offers more than 85 associate degree and certificate programs and serves more than 11,000 credit and non-credit students each year. GCC is currently located on two campuses — at 60 Sargent Drive on Long Wharf in New Haven and at 88 Bassett Road in North Haven. Work began in the fall of 2009 on a new state-of-the art campus in downtown New Haven, which is slated to open in 2012 and will be the state’s first public building gold-certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
GCC serves students in 24 towns and cities in the greater New Haven area, including: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Bridgeport, Cheshire, Clinton, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Middletown, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, Wallingford, West Haven and Woodbridge. For more information, visit www.gwcc.commnet.edu.