Scranton Students Recognized

    University of Scranton senior Michael Spadavecchia, Moonachie, New Jersey, received one of only four scholarships awarded in 2018 by Sigma Nu Tau, the national honor society for entrepreneurship. From left, Murli Rajan, Ph.D., interim dean of the Kania School of Management, congratulates Spadavecchia, entrepreneurship major. He was among several University students recognized recently for academic achievements.
    January 8, 2019

    University of Scranton students were recognized recently for several academic awards and scholarships.

    Michael Spadavecchia, a senior majoring in entrepreneurship, was awarded a 2018 scholarship from Sigma Nu Tau, the national honor society for entrepreneurship. He was among just four students in the country selected to receive a $1,250 scholarship awarded by the honor society in 2018.

    Juliet Baldassarri, a sophomore occupational therapy major from Baldwin, New York, Kasidy Leggin, a sophomore physiology major from Archbald, and Morgan Fetsock, a sophomore criminal justice major from Scranton, won medals at the Southern-Northern Atlantic Forensics Union tournament, which was held at Seton Hall University during the fall semester.

    In addition, the University celebrated its 16 current Maguire Scholars at a gathering on campus recently, and recognized students and their high school teachers, who they credit for contributing to their success, with Rose Kelly Awards. Students also received O’Hara Awards for academic achievement.

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