Collegiate News for Knox and Waldo counties: July 4 - 10, 2023

Tue, 07/11/2023 - 8:00am

College students from Knox and Waldo counties are finding success in schools close to home and across the country. This week we highlight the following:

Emerson College Student Oliver Worner of Camden, ME Earns Dean's List Honors for Spring 2023 Semester

BOSTON, MA (07/05/2023) — Oliver Worner of Camden, ME 04843 is majoring in Stage and Production Mngmnt and is a member of Emerson College's Class of 2026.

The requirement to make Dean's List at Emerson College is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher for that semester.


Based in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city's Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The College has approximately 4,161undergraduates and 554 graduate students from across the United States and nearly 70 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 90 student organizations and performance groups. Emerson is known for its experiential learning programs at Emerson Los Angeles, located in Hollywood, and at its 14th-century castle, in the Netherlands. Additionally, there are opportunities to study in Washington, DC, London, China, and the Czech Republic, Spain, Austria, Greece, France, Ireland, Mexico, Cuba, England, and South Africa. The College has an active network of 51,000+ alumni who hold leadership positions in communication and the arts. For more information, visit

Kyle Noble, of Freedom, Graduated from The University of Tampa

TAMPA, FL (07/06/2023) — Kyle Noble, of Freedom, graduated from The University of Tampa on Saturday, May 6.

Noble graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice BS.

The commencement ceremony included 1,525 undergraduate and graduate candidates. The ceremony included remarks by President Ronald Vaughn, Jeff Drushal from the class of 1989, the Honorable Jane Castor from the class of 1981 and the student challenge speaker.


The University of Tampa is a private, comprehensive university located on 110 acres on the riverfront in downtown Tampa. Known for academic excellence, personal attention and real-world experience in its undergraduate and graduate programs, the University has about 200 programs of study and serves approximately 11,000 students from 50 states and most of the world's countries.