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Date :Saturday, 9/9/2017 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m
Location: Dilworth Park at Philadelphia City Hall; Transportation TBA
Purpose /Information :FREE PHLASH shuttle; FREE admission to museums including:
– Academy of Natural Sciences
– Eastern State Penitentiary
– Franklin Institute
– Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
– National Museum of American Jewish History
– Philadelphia Museum of Art
See http://campusphilly.org/collegefest/ for more info.
Date: Monday, 9/11/2017 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Student Multipurpose Hall, Bruder Life Center
Purpose /Information: A chance to share some food with new and returning honors program students, faculty, staff and alumni. For information call Dr. Sayers at 610-361-5454 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Congratulations to the following students who received the Honors Program Certificate of Completion in Spring 2017:
Front row: Andrea Luz Dela Cruz, Business Administration; Katrina Terry, Biology/CLS; Haley Broomell, Biology/CLS; Samantha Michelle Wilson Education, Samantha Marie Wilson, Nursing; Education; Kennae Gladney, English. Back row: Dr. Sayers; Rebekah Bryan, Nursing; Devin Kelly, Accounting; Kelsey Drummond, Psychology; Jessica Cosenza, Psychology; Matthew Janicki, Education. Missing from photo: Amanda Bradley, Nursing; Timothy Cislo, Jr., Business Administration and Accounting; Victoria Flocco, Nursing; Connor Marshall, Accounting; Curryn Sholette, Nursing; Anna Skrobot, Nursing.
Kelsey Drummond(Psychology), Katrina Terry ’17(Biology/CLS), and Alexis Wyeth(Nursing) presented
research at the Northeast Regional Honors Council (NRHC) Conference April 6-9, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA. They were accompanied by Dr. Patti Strobl(Biology).
Helen Cooney(Mathematics) and Prof. Ryan Savitz(Mathematics) presented their research at Mathfest, the annual meeting of the Mathematics Association of America, in Chicago on July 28.
Brittany Naimoli(Political Science) spent the spring 2017 semester in Harrisburg as a research analysis intern for the State Senate Republican Caucus.
Kelsey Sullivanis one of nine Nursing students who will travel to the Dominican Republic in October for a service-learning experience.
Twenty-two members of the honors program were named to the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) 2016-2017 All-Academic Team: Kasib Darden, Julia Howell, Nicole Mortimer,and Tim Nines(cross country); Madison Brownand Noelle Durham(field hockey); Megan Briggsand Danny Lewis(soccer); Kennae Gladney(tennis); Rachel Crayand Hayley Glah(volleyball); Haley Broomell, Robyn Hayden, Jackie Schneider,and Vickie Schneider(softball); Lydia Beckmanand Brittany Cassidy(women’s lacrosse); Joe Mitchell(men’s golf); Grant Wallaceand Curt Yenchik(baseball); Kasib Darden, Hayley Glah, Julia Howell,and Diamond Talley
(track & field); and Gab Cooneyand Diamond Talley(women’s basketball). Joe Mitchelland Jackie Schneiderwere also named to the ECAC West All-Academic teams for women’s and men’s ice hockey, respectively.
Jackie Schneider earned Division III NFCA All-American Softball honors.
Prof. James Kain(Freshman Honors: Rhetoric and Writing) traveled to Anaheim, CA in April to present “Becoming your own hero: Campbell’s Hero’s Journey as a model for successful students” at the 2017 On Course National Conference.
Sr. Diane Tomkinson, OSF(Freshman Honors: Theological Foundations )organized two sessions of papers for the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI (May 10-12, 2017): Renewed in each sex: Women and men in the rediscovered life of St. Francis of Assisi;
and Franciscan women and material culture.
Prof. Geoffrey Karabin(Honors: Ethics) wrote the chapter “Living Existentialism: Essays in Honor of Thomas W. Busch” for Gregory Hoskins and J. C. Berendzen’s book Reflections on Gabriel Marcel’s Belief in the Afterlife (Pickwick Publications, 2017).