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    Recent Faculty Awards

    Nine University of Scranton faculty members honored with Provost Faculty Enhancement awards for excellence in teaching, scholarship or service for 2021 were: Douglas Boyle, D.B.A.; Paul Datti, Ph.D.; LeeAnn Eschbach, Ph.D.; Virginia Picchietti, Ph.D.; Charles Pinches, Ph.D.; Rose Sebastinelli, Ph.D.; Lori Walton, Ph.D.; Jill Warker, Ph.D.; and Patricia Wright, Ph.D.
    August 4, 2021

    Several faculty members received awards recently. Read about them here.


    Nine University of Scranton faculty members were honored with Provost Faculty Enhancement awards for excellence in teaching, scholarship or service. The Office of the Provost and the Provost Advisory Group selected the recipients from a pool of candidates nominated by academic deans and department chairs.

    Read about them here.



    Mehmet F. Bastug, Ph.D., assistant professor in The University of Scranton’s Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology Department, was named to the 100-member Certified Ethical Hacker Hall of Fame by the EC-Council, the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants. The 2021 Hall of Fame celebrates some of the most accomplished Certified Ethical Hackers (CEHs) around the world.

    The Hall of Fame recognizes EC-Council members who earned their Certified Ethical Hacking certification with a score of 90 percent or better, who were chosen by the council’s selection committee based on their accomplishments regarding their contribution to society and their role in the organization where they are employed, among other factors.

    Dr. Bastug, who joined the faculty at Scranton in 2020, has conducted research and presented at several conferences. He has also co-authored several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. His areas of expertise include counter-terrorism, cybercrime and cyber forensics.

    Read on, here.

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