university students receive awards | Royal News: August 4, 2021
STUDENTS RECEIVE THE FRANK O’HARA AWARDS
Frank O’Hara Medals were awarded to university students with the highest GPAs in first, second and third years at the College of Arts and Sciences, Kania School of Management and Panuska College of Professional Studies for the Academic year 2019-20. The awards, named in honor of the late Frank O’Hara who served the University for 53 years in various administrative positions, were presented at a ceremony recently held on campus.
Read about them here.
NATIONAL ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP RECEIVED BY A STUDENT
College student Marissa Angelo, of Dickson City, was among 253 students across the country selected to receive a $ 10,000 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year.
The Merit Scholarship Program is funded by the collection of PCAOB monetary penalties generated by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Students enrolled in accredited university accounting programs, preferably at schools with accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), are eligible for the program. The undergraduate and master’s degree programs in business offered by the University’s Kania School of Management have been AACSB International accredited for 25 years.
The objectives of the PCAOB scholarship program are: to benefit exceptional students who may become auditors; and make a difference for eligible students who might otherwise pursue a different career path.
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RECOGNIZED STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
The University honored high school students and their teachers, whom they credit for their achievement, with the Rose Kelly Awards at a recent virtual ceremony.
The Rose Kelly Prize was created by Joseph Wineburgh, Ph.D., a University of Scranton alumnus, to link the efforts of educators with the achievements of students. The award is jointly presented to a student from each of the University’s colleges who completed two years at Scranton and the teacher whom he recognizes as having a great impact in his life. Students are selected on the basis of exemplary accomplishments in both academic and general campus participation.
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CHINESE LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED BY A STUDENT
University student Mary-Katherine Cotter ’22, Massapequa, New York, received a 2021 Huayu Enrichment Chinese Language Immersion Scholarship from the Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York. The scholarship will allow her to study Mandarin at Fu Jen Catholic University, a Jesuit university in Taipei, Taiwan, during the summer.
The scholarship was established in 2005 by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to encourage international students and individuals to study Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan.
A student on the Dean’s List in Scranton, Cotter studies Chinese and Japanese languages at Jesuit University. She is doubly specialized in history and political science with a concentration in Asian studies. She also participates in the specialized undergraduate program of the University.
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STUDENT PLACE AT THE PHI BETA LAMBDA CONFERENCE
Students at the University of Scranton have won top awards in state-level business competitions to qualify for the 2021 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in their first year of existence as a chapter at Scranton. The National Future Business Leaders of America conference is for business college students from across the United States, in addition to a few other countries who have successfully competed at the state level and qualified for the highest level of competition.
Scranton’s Phi Beta Lambda Chapter won 1st Place for Local Chapter Annual Activity Report and 2nd Place Gold Seal Chapter designation – Most Outstanding – at the 2021 State Leadership Conference from Pennsylvania. At the 2021 National Leadership Conference, the Scranton Chapter placed 8th for the Local’s Annual Activity Report, which is a 15-page summary of the Chapter’s activities for the year.
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