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Grad and CS Award Winners

Date: 4/5/2011

Grad & CS Student Awards

Please congratulate the following Graduate and Continuing Studies seniors, who will be graduating this May. (Awards are listed by campus location.)

Main Campus

Academic Excellence and Civic Engagement Award   
    Sean Joseph Cullen
    Angela L. Kase

Educational Leadership Award
    A. Christine Santaniello

Outstanding Master of Education         
    Peter Joseph Clark

Outstanding Master of Business Administration
    Phillip M. Becker

Outstanding Academic Achievement
    Larry R. McMullen

Betty Ford Center Academic Award   
    Eric Scott Reeser

Spirit of St. Francis Award – Nursing
    Omasiel Herenia Comrie-Reinert

Behavioral Health Studies Director’s Award       
    Kathy Ann Sullivan

Caron Treatment Center Award of Excellence
    Giannina Reyes Sanchez

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Award of Excellence   
    Monica Lynn Keeney

Master of Arts in Community Counseling Professional Counseling Award   
    Amy L. Hess

Master of Arts in Community Counseling Clinical Advancement Award   
    Paula Bellavance
    Lori Konitsky Chaplick

Master of Arts in Community Counseling Award  of Excellence   
    Gabrielle Elisabeth Schultz
    Marianne M. Sharon

Master of Science in Nursing Leaders in Learning   
    Christine Louise Reich

Philadelphia Center

Outstanding Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Award
    Linda M. Carter

Master of Arts in Community Counseling Academic Excellence Award
    Jeremy Alec Turner

Caron Award of Excellence
    Linda Kay Sheridan

Caron Award of Excellence
    Kenia A. DeLarge

Caron Achievement Award
    Martha B. Medina

Father Martin’s Ashley Academic Award
    Jennifer Ann Rumig

Father Martin Ashley Humanity Award
    Denisha Van Buren

The Behavioral Health Studies Crusader Award
    Beth Isis Cruz

The Betty Ford Center Award
    Rhodesia L. Whatley

Philadelphia Director’s Award
    Jennifer Ann Rumig

Criminal Justice Academic Excellence Award
    Martha B. Medina

Criminal Justice Academic Achievement Award
    Beth Isis Cruz

Schuylkill Center

Director’s Award
    Sharon Ann Coleman

Outstanding Student Teacher Award
    Melissa Ann Scheetz

  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.