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    Student Awards and Honors

    June 13, 2018

    As the school year came to a close, we celebrated those students who received honors and awards. Read on to find out more about them.


     

    Class of 2018 Honors Program Graduates


     Thirty-four members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2018 graduated from its undergraduate Honors Program, which is one of the Jesuit university’s programs of excellence. Students in the Honors Program pursue a rigorous education that stresses independent work through close engagement with professors and other honors students, including the preparation, presentation and defense of a research or creative project during their senior year. See the list, here.


     

    Business Leadership Honors Program Graduates



    Fifteen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2018 graduated from its Business Leadership Honors Program, which is one of Scranton’s programs of excellence. Students in this highly-selective program explore the basic theories and concepts of leadership through special seminars and courses in management, ethics, strategy and analysis, in addition to field trips to learn from top executives and projects in leadership, service and mentoring. See the list, here.


     

    Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Program Graduates



    Thirty-five members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2018 graduated from its Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program (SJLA), which is one of Scranton’s programs of excellence. Students in SJLA pursue a rigorous education designed to develop enhanced writing, oral and critical-thinking skills through specially designed courses in philosophy, theology and literature. See the list, here.

     


     

    Class Night Awards

    From left: O’Hara Award recipients Sarah N. Jones, Patrick A. Tuzzo and Zachary P. Fiscus; and Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J., University of Scranton Interim President.

    The University of Scranton honored 57 members of its undergraduate class of 2018 for academic excellence, service or both. The awards were presented at Class Night on May 25 on campus.

    Students with the highest GPA in each of the University’s three undergraduate colleges were presented Frank J. O’Hara Awards for General Academic Excellence, a memorial to the late administrator who served the University for 53 years.

    Also recognized were prestigious national scholarship award recipients Lauren Coggins of Clarks Summit, who received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Mexico, and Matthew John Reynolds of Apalachin, New York, who received a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

     

    In addition, students were honored for outstanding academic achievement in their fields of study. 

    See the list, here


     

    Graduate Commissioned as Second Lieutenants

     

    Ten members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2018 and one graduate from Pennsylvania State University Scranton were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held on Scranton’s campus in May. See the list, here.

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