Matthew Bianchi, son of Daniel and Theresa Bianchi of Pittsfield, graduated in the spring from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he accelerated his academic studies to complete his major in pre-law and legal studies, in December 2012.

Bianchi was named to the dean’s list for both his junior and senior year and enhanced his program of study with internships in the Massachusetts State Police and the Northwest District Attorney’s Office.

After working on Cape Cod for the summer, Bianchi started in a new position within the Boston Municipal Court, District Court Division.

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The following students received degrees from Western New England University in Springfield on Oct. 15.

Nicholas A. Carlson of Great Barrington graduated with a master of science degree in engineering management.

Santino M. Delmolino of Dalton graduated with a master of science degree in accounting.

Kaitlyn M. Manns of Pittsfield graduated with a master of education degree in curriculum and instruction.

Jacqueline A. McHugh of Pittsfield graduated with a master of science degree in accounting.

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The following local residents earned their degree at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine.

Judybeth Crowell of Pittsfield graduated in September with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

Lisa Rosier of Washington graduated in September with a master of science degree in nursing.

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The following area students graduated from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., with the Class of 2013.

Brian Fortier of Washington received a bachelor of science degree.

Taiany Goulart of Pittsfield received a master of arts degree.

Celina Hoar of Williamstown received a bachelor of science degree.

Andrew Kotleski of Great Barrington received a bachelor of science degree.

Kari O’Neil of North Adams received a bachelor of arts degree.

Hannah Osthoff of Becket received a master of architecture degree and a bachelor of science degree.

Hannah Sherman of Lenox received a bachelor of arts degree.

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Allison Laroche of Cheshire and Ben Talmi of Pittsfield have been named to the dean’s list at Berklee College of Music in Boston for the summer 2013 semester. Dean’s list requires a GPA of 3.4 or above.

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Kelley Wood of Canaan, N.Y., has been named to the dean’s list at Goodwin College in East Hartford, Conn. for the 2013 summer session. Dean’s list requires a minimum 3.5 GPA.