Northeastern University announces students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. The following local students were recently named to the University’s dean’s list for the fall semester, which ended in December 2018. In addition to achieving distinction through the dean’s list, they are members of the University Honors Program, which offers high caliber students the chance to further hone their studies and interests, live in special interest on-campus housing, and participate in one or two honors courses each term. Invitation into the honors program is highly competitive and students must maintain a high GPA and strong commitment to campus leadership to remain a part.To achieve the dean’s list distinction, students must carry a full program of at least four courses, have a quality point average of 3.5 or greater out of a possible 4.0 and carry no single grade lower than a C- during the course of their college career. Each student receives a letter of commendation and congratulation from their college dean.* Andover resident Jordan Wood, majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience.* Newton resident Cilenna Colon, majoring in Physical Therapy.* Sparta resident Aidan Baglivo, majoring in Health Science.* Stanhope resident Sydney Wise, a majoring in Political Science/International Affairs.About NortheasternFounded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university that pushes learning and discovery far beyond the boundaries of classroom and campus. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate. Northeastern’s campuses—in Boston; Charlotte, NC; the San Francisco Bay Area; Seattle; Toronto; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are hubs for learning, research, and innovation.