For the third straight year, Fairfield Theatre Company will be contributing $25 from every membership sold to support the organization Autism Speaks, an advocacy organization that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public.

This year, New Canaan-based Bankwell, an FTC season sponsor, is joining in and matching each donation dollar for dollar. The campaign will run July 1 to 15.

Lydia Hammond, of Fairfield, has earned a place on the dean’s list for the spring semester of her junior year at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. To be eligible for this honor, a student must carry 14 or more credits and achieve a grade-point average of 3.5.

Hammond attended Fairfield Ludlowe High School before starting college after 10th grade.

Springfield College has named Peter Detrik, of Fairfield, to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring term. Detrik is studying applied exercise science.

Criteria for selection to the dean’s list requires that the student must have a minimum semester GPA of 3.5 for the semester.

Robert Dykhouse, of Fairfield, was named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill. during the spring semester. To qualify for inclusion on the dean’s list, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 grading scale.

Six Fairfield natives have qualified for the spring dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston: Richard F. Connington, Theresa Dorothy Atkins, Ali Allen, Michael Guilio Astolfi, Laura C. Yanez and Lian Ngaopraseut.

To be included on the dean’s list, full-time students must have completed 12 or more credits for letter grades during a semester and achieved at least a 3.30 quality-point average.

Fairfield’s Sarah Reilly, a members of the class of 2019, has been named to Assumption College’s spring dean’s list. To earn a spot on the dean’s list, Assumption students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 for a five-class, 15-credit semester.

Maya Taylor Cromwell, a rising sophomore sociology major at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. A graduate of Fairfield Warde High School, she is the daughter of Ridgely Cromwell and Nina Chanana of Fairfield.

All students earning a position on the dean’s list, a recognition of academic excellence, must have a GPA of 3.7 or above on a 4.0 GPA scale for the semester.

Miami University in Oxford, Ohio awarded 3,683 degrees to students — including four Fairfield natives — during spring commencement exercises May 13.

Jack Palmer received a Bachelor of Science in Business, majoring in marketing. Elizabeth Pratt received a Bachelor of Science in Business, majoring in marketing. Michael Tang received a Bachelor of Science in Business, majoring in finance. Thomas Worsfold received a Bachelor of Science in Business, majoring in information systems.

George Lesiw, of Fairfield, graduated from Purchase College in New York with a Master of Music on May 19.