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Romeoville's Justin Hurdle Lands Spot on Dean's List at Hofstra

Students must earn at least a 3.4 grade-point average to qualify for the elite list.

Submitted by Hofstra University:

Justin Hurdle, a junior majoring in criminology from Romeoville, has been named to the Fall 2013 Dean's List at Hofstra University.

Students who began their studies before Fall 2012 must have earned at least a 3.4 grade-point average to qualify. Those who entered the university after Fall 2012 must have earned a grade-point average of 3.5. Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Herman A. Berliner congratulates these students on their impressive academic achievement.

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked private university just 25 miles from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention with the resources, technology, and facilities of a large university.

Students can chose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering and applied science, communication, education, health sciences and human services, honors studies, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Named to the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and one of only two schools chosen to host consecutive presidential debates, Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students known for civic engagement and public service.

Annie H. January 24, 2014 at 05:43 PM
We are so proud of our son, Justin, for making the Dean's list twice (Spring, 2013) and excited to share that he has added political science to his major, along with a minor in psychology and he is currently looking at graduate programs to continue his post-secondary education. We would like to thank several extraordinary teachers and coaches in our Valley View School District for helping to prepare Justin for his college experience, including: Mark Levine, Anthony Smith, Krista Simpson, Dr. Michael Moro, and Chuck Niebling. We know that it was the way in which these teachers taught, coaches coached and mentors mentored that helped our son achieve both the educational and life successes he is now having - NOT endless testing and assessments. Thank you, teachers, for all you do, despite all the obstacles, to help our children achieve success in whatever avenue of life they choose. Way to go, Justin! We are very proud!

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