People Making News

Quin Frederich of La Canada Flintridge has been named to Ithaca College’s spring 2023 dean’s list.

Founded in 1892, Ithaca College in New York is home to some 5,200 students and offers more than 90 degree programs in its schools of business; communications; humanities and sciences; health sciences and human performance; and music, theatre, and dance.

Ithaca College is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright scholars, one of the most LGBTQ+ friendly schools in the country and one of the top 10 colleges in the Northeast.


Jason H. Lee, post baccalaureate, computer science made the scholastic honor roll for summer 2023 at Oregon State University.

         A total of 3,385 students earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the listing. To be on the honor roll, students must carry at least six graded hours of course work.


Karl Vardanyan of Glendale and Emily Hsieh of La Cañada were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.


Approximately 1,500 students were named to the Biola University dean’s list in spring 2022. Biola students are placed on the dean’s list to honor those with a GPA of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credits and whose cumulative GPA is at least 3.2.

Alique Malakian of Tujunga, majoring in kinesiology, and Molly Mittelberg of La Cañada Flintridge majoring in nursing, were among those named to the dean’s list.

Biola recently welcomed its largest incoming class this fall since the pandemic, surpassing enrollment goals.

Biola is a nationally ranked Christian university in the heart of Southern California.