Community Postings: Dean's list, new jobs and more

Foundation Source added four business development associates in its Fairfield office. The company provides management and advisory services for private foundations.

Joining the company are Stephen Frois, Erik Larsen, Samuel Uberti and Jessica Donahue. Frois, Larsen and Uberti are graduates, respectively, of the University of Connecticut, University of Vermont and Albertus Magnus College. Donahue has an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

On the dean’s list

Four Fairfield natives earned a place on the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain: Sarah Chapdelaine, Hazem Darwish, Jennifer Moran and Goran Potrebic. To achieve this academic distinction, an undergraduate student at CCSU must carry at least 12 academic credits during the semester and earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average out of a possible 4.0 GPA.

Two Fairfield natives, both members of the class of 2019, were named to the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2016-17 year at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Students on this list have earned a semester grade-point average of 3.75 or higher.

Claire Mepyans attended Fairfield Ludlowe High School and is the daughter of Priscilla Scanlon, of Fairfield, and Kevin Mepyans, of New York City. Julia Von Ehr, of Southport, attended Fairfield Ludlowe High School and is the daughter of Joseph and Fatima Von Ehr, of Southport.

Seven Fairfield natives were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic.

From the class of 2017, Nicholas Fernandes is majoring in social work, Gregory Hyman is majoring in sport and leisure management, Miguel Restrepo is majoring in major is business administration and Christina Rossomando is majoring in communications.

Thomas Luckner, a member of the class of 2018, is majoring in mathematics and economics. Jake Kiremidjian, a member of the class of 2019, is majoring in business administration. Jessica Sullivan, a member of the class of 2020, is majoring in history.

Three Fairfield natives achieved a 3.5 or better grade-point average for the fall semester at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Kaitlin McKenna, Julia Pavoni and Julia Lajeunesse have been named to the dean’s list recognizing academic performance.

Six Fairfield natives have been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher are placed on the dean’s list that semester.

The local students include Acacia Longley, Paul Morin, Sydney Burr, Manuel Rivas-Colon, Caroline Naspo and Katherine Vaugh .

Fairfield’s Gregory Beckwith , a finance major, has been named to the Siena College dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student’s grade-point average for the semester must be between 3.5 and 3.89 at the school in Loudonville, N.Y.

Fairfield’s Jane Pollard and Aidan Rooney , University of Dayton undergraduates, made the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester, which honors undergraduate students achieving a minimum 3.5 grade-point average for the semester at the Ohio school.

Nicholas Hughes of Fairfield is among the more than 1,500 students named to The University of Scranton’s dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester. A student must have a grade-point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours.

Hughes is a senior marketing major in the Pennsylvania university’s Kania School of Management.

Leaving town

The specialty metals company 5N Plus is moving its Connecticut offices to Trumbull from Fairfield, where it has been located at 515 Commerce Drive. Based in Montreal, 5N sells purified metals and chemicals used in products ranging from digital devices to pharmaceuticals.

In the third quarter last year, 5N lost $4.2 million on $55.5 million in revenue, with sales off 19 percent from the third quarter of 2015 when the company lost $32.2 million.

According to commercial real estate broker Colliers International, 5N is taking more than 40,000 square feet of space at 120 Corporate Drive in Trumbull, owned by Shelton-based R.D. Scinto.

Building sells for $1M

A 9,000-square-foot mixed-use building located at 35 Kings Highway East in Fairfield recently sold for $1.1 million. Brett A. Sherman, senior vice president of Southport-based Angel Commercial , represented the buyer, BAO Partners, who acquired the property as an investment.

Call for photos

The Fairfield Museum and History Center will host its ninth annual IMAGES Juried Photography Show to celebrate the exceptional work of talented photographers in the region.

Entries will be accepted through Feb. 5.

Professional, serious amateur and student photographers from Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts are invited to participate.

The show will be on display from March 9 to April 30. The photography of Joe Standart will also be on display.

Visit fairfieldhistory.org/exhibitions-2/images for information or to enter.