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Delta Sigma Theta - Students at the University of Scranton were recently recognized for his outstanding academic achievement at a ceremony held on campus.
Frank O’Hara medals were awarded to the first, second and third year students with the best grade point averages in the Kania School of Management, College of Professional Studies Pa**ska, the College of Arts and Sciences, and College graduate and continuing education for school year 2009-2010. The award is named in honor of the late Frank O’Hara, who served the University for 53 years in various administrative positions.
The beneficiaries of Frank O’Hara medals Kania School of Management are:
Laura A. Cicirelli, Towaco, NJ, received the award for its first year. A double major in marketing and finance, she serves as chair of the University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) and is a consultant at the examination at the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence. She is a member of Leadership for a Brighter Scranton, Habitat for Humanity and society of pre-law.
Timothy P. McGurrin, Jr., Clarks Summit, is a recipient of the medal for his second year. He is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, the Association of freshmen honor, and is involved in the Business Club, The League of accounting students and tennis team.
Nicholas A. Caselli, Peckville, received the awards for his junior year. A double major in economics and finance with a minor in mathematics, he is a researcher and a second time Presidential Medal of Frank O’Hara. He is vice president of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the honor society’s economy and is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, the association of freshmen honor. There is also a consultant at the Center for Teaching and Learning test center of excellence.
The beneficiaries of Frank O’Hara medals Pa**ska College of Professional Studies are:
Michelle G. Thomas, Peckville, is a recipient of the medal for his first year. She is pursuing a master’s degree in middle level education with a concentration in mathematics. She is founder and president of the club level through education and is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta honor. Outside the classroom, she works as a peer tutor at the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence and program volunteers Homework Help at Abington Heights Middle School.
Mary Allison Mackell, Gwynedd Valley, received the award for his second year. An early childhood and elementary education major, she is twice recipient of the Frank O’Hara. She is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children and the International Association for the Education of Children. She volunteered as an assistant professor at Cape May Regional Early Childhood Center in New Jersey, where she interacts with children whose parents worked at the hospital.
Marla E. Osborne, Carbondale, received the award for his junior year. An exercise science major with a concentration in the diet, it is twice recipient of the Frank O’Hara. She was also winner of the Rose and Kelly received the award from Dean. She serves as treasurer of the club exercise science and vice-president of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the honor society of the health professions. She is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society of the Jesuits, and the Health Professions Organization. Marla is committed to his community by volunteering at the clinic for the uninsured Leahy and stronger growth of the program, a program of exercises to improve health in older adults.
Megan M. Walsh, Laflin, is a recipient of the medal for his final junior year. A second recipient of the award when Frank O’Hara and the Dean’s Scholarship, she is a nursing major with a minor in psychology and a concentration in food. She participated in the Association of Nursing Students and Biology Club, and serves on the curriculum committee for the nursing department. A member of Alpha Lambda Delta and Sigma Theta Tau honor societies, Megan has also been recognized as a Scholar Janssen with the Association of the American Psychiatric Nurse’s. She is also a consultant to the Center for Teaching and Learning test center of excellence. She has volunteered at the Day Nursery Association and Leahy Clinic, and remains active in his community by serving as a volunteer organist at church and Sunday school for students in third and fourth.
The beneficiaries of Frank O’Hara medals of the Order of Arts and Sciences are:
Andrew S. Lunney, Scranton, received the medal for his first year. As in political science, he hopes to realize his dream of building a career in public service, either as a lawyer specializing in defending the public or elected.
Walter R. Schuster, Nazareth, is a recipient of awards for its first year. A Presidential Scholar, he is a double major in philosophy and chemistry with a minor in Spanish. He is a member of the Special Commission Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program (SJLA) and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. He is editor for the campus newspaper, The Aquinas, and a peer tutor in mathematics and Spanish. He obtained his first degree from the Knights of Columbus and has the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.
Allison E. Carey, Olyphant, is a winner for the sophomore hr. It is an international language / business major with minors in history and finance and the concentrations of Latin American and Asian studies. A member of Alpha Lambda Delta honor, she is involved in the Spanish business and Latin music and dance clubs. She is also involved in the prism of the group, the UN Model and the Royal Historical Society. In addition, it offers a reader-writer for the student newspaper, The Aquinas, and was a resident assistant in a freshman dorm. She has volunteered at the Community Health and Family Leahy Center as a Spanish translator and SCOLA Volunteers for Literacy.
Bradley Wierbowski, Owego, NY, is a recipient of the medal for his second year. He is pursuing a double major in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology and English and a minor in history. A Presidential Scholar, he is a member of the Commission Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Program (SJLA), Alpha Lambda Delta honor society for first year and Signa Tau Delta, an international honor society in English. He is a consultant with the Center for Teaching and Learning Writing Center and excellence is an editor for Spirit, literary magazine of the University. He is a volunteer program at Moses Taylor Hospital Elder Life.
William C. Woody, Bryn Mawr, is a recipient for his junior year. He pursued a master’s degree in theology and philosophy with a minor in French studies and a concentration of Catholics. He is a member of the special program Jesuit Liberal Arts Honor (SJLA) and the University honors program. He holds several leadership positions on campus, including the president of Alpha Mu Gamma, the national honor society for foreign languages, vice president of Phi Sigma Tau, the honor society for philosophy and Secretary of Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society. He is also former president of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society and has received three times the price of Frank O’Hara. He serves on the Board of Governors of the University as a liaison and is a former member of its class. He is active in the ministries of the University as a reader, Eucharistic minister, and an organizer for the Stations of the Cross during Lent and a member of the liturgy. He also serves on the University Council for Judicial Review and worked as a student coordinator for the annual festival of diversity. He worked as a staff member in the Center of Language Learning, where he tutors students in French, Latin and Greek.
Kaytlin Roholt, Tafton, received the awards for his junior year. It is in English and theology double major with philosophy minor and concentration in Catholic studies. She is a member of Mu Omicron Chapter of Delta Sigma Tau, the international honor society of English, and Kappa Alpha Theta, the national honor society for theology and religious studies. She is active on campus as an assistant resident and member of the prayer group of women, and serves his community by volunteering to Lackawanna Pro Bono, Inc., a nonprofit organization of legal aid.
Meredith C. Colohan, Scranton, received the award for his first year at the College of Graduate and Continuing Education. She is pursuing a bachelor of liberal studies and is a member of Division Alpha Epsilon Sigma Alpha Lambda, a national honor society for adult learners in higher education. She is employed by Dex One Corporation in Dunmore, where he has been recognized several outstanding achievements, including the Top of Class Award for his performance within his department and the Can Do Award, which encourages customer advocacy the company.
Joel D. Braverman, Tyler Hill is a recipient of awards for its second year at the College of Graduate and Continuing Education. A full-time student in the LPN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing has a GPA of 4.0. Before starting her nursing studies, he graduated with honors from the Sullivan County Board of Cooperative Educational Services programs IAA in Liberty, New York, and is a certified EMT-B and EMT Wilderness. He is currently employed as a paramedic. He volunteers at the clinic and Leahy is the recipient of the College of Professional Studies Pa**ska exceptional service and Inspirational Leadership Award.
Judith A. Gunshannon, Lucerne, is a recipient of the medal for his junior year in the College of Graduate and Continuing Education. A second recipient of the award when she pursues a degree in liberal studies and is a member of the section of the Alpha Epsilon Lambda Alpha Sigma Honor Society, a national honor society for adult learners in higher education. An employee of the University of Scranton for 16 years, she worked in the office of president and serves as secretary to the board of directors and secretary of the university. She is a member of the Advisory Board Records Management and an ex officio member of the Pro Deo ET Universitate Board.