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UF Students Participate in 2018 Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity

FINDLAY, OH (05/02/2018)-- Students at the University of Findlay recently participated in the annual Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity. Held on campus, undergraduate and graduate students were given the opportunity to share their research, creativity and professional learning experiences with the University and community.

Local students include:

Hannah Kaluhiokalani, of Palmyra, 08065, presented "Comparison of the Doubling Time of Treated and Untreated Cells."

Danielle Perez, of Absecon, 08201, presented "Comparing Canine Breeds for their Perception of High-Frequency Sounds" and presented "Comparison of the Doubling Time of Treated and Untreated Cells."

Located in Findlay, Ohio, the University of Findlay is known not only for science, health professions, animal science and equestrian studies programs, but also for cultivating the next generation of business leaders, educators and innovative thinkers through a dedication to experiential learning, both in and outside of the classroom. Established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God, General Counsel and the City of Findlay, the University of Findlay has nearly 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 11 master's degrees, and four doctoral degrees. More than 3,800 students are enrolled at Findlay, and the University is nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review.

 ESU to Graduate 1,205 Students at Three Commencement Exercises

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA (05/02/2018)-- A total of 1,205 students will receive degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at separate commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 4 and May 5.

Maggie Callahan of Beverly, NJ (08010) will receive a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Courtney Conway of Hammonton, NJ (08037) will receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Nicholas Dieva of Marlton, NJ (08053) will receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Jonathan Goldstine of Crosswicks, NJ (08515) will receive a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Cassandra Graber of Mantua, NJ (08051) will receive a Bachelor of Science in English from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Theresa Powers of Audubon, NJ (08106) will receive a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Melanie Rynshall of Egg Harbor Township, NJ (08234) will receive a Master of Science in Athletic Training from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Heather Visco of Atco, NJ (08004) will receive a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Technologies from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Cheyenne Zubec of Paulsboro, NJ (08066) will receive a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

East Stroudsburg University, one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, opened in 1893 as East Stroudsburg Normal School. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 55 undergraduate programs, 22 master's programs and one doctoral program. More than 6,800 students are enrolled for the high quality, affordable, and accessible education ESU provides. Nearly 30,000 ESU alumni live in Pennsylvania.


UA Student Dwyer Freeman of Haddonfield Receives Fulbright Award

TUSCALOOSA, AL (05/03/2018)-- University of Alabama student Dwyer Freeman of Haddonfield, NJ (08033), has received a Fulbright Award for 2018-19. Freeman will be going to Germany to pursue an English Teaching Assistant award.

For the 2018-2019 competition period, 15 UA students have been selected for Fulbright Awards. UA is a nationally ranked Top Producer of Fulbright Student Award Winners.

"Congratulations to UA's 2018-19 Fulbright winners," said Dr. Teresa E. Wise, associate provost for international education and global outreach. "Globally focused on-campus curricular and co-curricular opportunities and study abroad experiences help our students develop into world citizens who foster international understanding through programs like Fulbright."

The highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study and research projects or for English-teaching assistantships. More than 11,000 applicants compete for approximately 1,950 awards each year. Sponsored by the U.S. State Department, Fulbright is the largest U.S. international exchange program, offering opportunities for students, scholars and professionals.

"These students are drawn from many majors and include representatives of leadership programs on our campus, including the Blackburn Institute, the Blount Scholars Program, the Honors College, New College, and the University Scholars Program," said Dr. Beverly Hawk, UA Fulbright program adviser and director of global and community engagement in the Center for Community-Based Partnerships. "Through their individual community engagement activities overseas, these Fulbright winners will develop lasting international ties for Alabama and the USA."

The University of Alabama, the state's oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.

Cain one of 16 CSC Health Professions students selected for professional school

CHADRON, NE (05/03/2018)-- Dominic Cain of Willingboro, NJ (08046), was one of the Health Professions students advancing from Chadron State College to professional schools were honored at the annual Health Professions banquet Thursday, April 19.

Chadron State College, which was founded in 1911, is the only four-year, regionally-accredited college in the western half of Nebraska. As a public institution with its roots in teacher education, Chadron State takes pride in its accessibility and affordability. Nearly 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and online students currently attend Chadron State and its curriculum has grown to offer programs and courses in more than 50 majors and endorsements and eight master's degree programs.

CCU students inducted into chapter of Lambda Pi Eta

CONWAY, SC (05/03/2018)-- Twenty-three Coastal Carolina University students have been inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for the National Communication Association. It has more than 500 active chapters at colleges nationwide.

Among those inducted:

Morgan Labbree, a communication major from Woodbury, NJ

Rachel Panichella, a communication major from Mullica Hill, NJ

Lambda Pi Eta has more than 500 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities nationwide. Members were selected based on GPA and faculty vote. Lambda Pi Eta represents what Aristotle described in rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics.

Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Coastal Carolina University offers baccalaureate degrees in 74 major fields of study. Among CCU's 21 graduate-level programs are 18 master's degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and the Ph.D. in marine science: coastal and marine systems science. The most popular undergraduate majors are marine science, management, exercise and sport science, communication and psychology. CCU boasts a growing array of internship, research and international opportunities for students, as well as numerous online programs through Coastal Online.

More than 10,600 students from across the country and around the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 160 student clubs and organizations.

Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College and became an independent state university in 1993.

For more information, visit coastal.edu.