Majors in the College of Health and Human Services

  • Criminology Majors

    Josh MehallJosh Mehall

    • Class of 2002
    • Hometown: Beaverdale, Pennsylvania
    • Major: Criminology
    • Further Degrees: Many false starts (including full scholarships for UNC Law and GW Masters of Security Studies)
    • Current Employer: United States Postal Inspection Service - Postal Inspector (a federal agent); currently working fraud and white collar crime in Washington, D.C.

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    Stephanie West Zydzik

    Stephanie West-Zydzik

    • Class of 2003
    • Majors: Criminology and French
    • Hometown: Eugene, OR
    • Current City: Milwaukee, WI
    • Further Degrees: I have obtained the FINRA Series 7, 66, 9, and 10 licenses, and Certified Financial Planner(r) designation.
    • Current Employer: I am currently employed by Robert W. Baird & Co. as a Registered Client Relationship Associate and Certified Financial Planner.

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    Bridget Connolly

    Bridget Connolly

    • Class of 2011
    • Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
    • Major: Criminology
    • Minor: Political Science
    • Further Degrees: Masters in Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati (in progress)

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  • Fashion Merchandising Majors

    Crystal LarsonCrystal Larson

    • Class of 2000
    • Hometown: Hellertown, Pennsylvania
    • Major: Fashion Merchandising
    • Minor: Business Administration
    • Current employer and job: Bon-Ton Department Stores, Inc. — Product Manager of Ladies, Mens, and Kids Basics and Fashion Accessories

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    Melissa YatesMelissa Yates

    • Class of 2008
    • Major: Fashion Merchandising
    • Minor/Concentration: Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
    • Hometown: Pottstown, Pennsylvania
    • Current Employer/Job: Sales Executive, Russell Newman Brands (St. Eve)

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  • Nursing Majors

    Jessica DeSalvoJessica DeSalvo

    • Class of 2007
    • Hometown: Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
    • Major: Nursing
    • Minor: Psychology
    • Further Degrees: Masters of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nurse Anesthesia (in progress)
    • Current Employer: I was employed in Allegheny General Hospital’s Neuro ICU in Pittsburgh as an RN from July 2007-August 2009 prior to returning to school.

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    Jackie HerbertJackie Herbert

    • Class of 2009
    • Hometown: Nazareth, PA
    • Major: Nursing
    • Current Employer: I am currently a registered nurse at Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network

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  • Nutrition Majors

    Tegan MedicoTegan Medico

    • Class of 2008
    • Hometown: Weatherly, Pennsylvania
    • Major: Nutrition - Dietetics Track
    • Further Degrees: MS in Nutrition and an MPH in Health Planning and Administration from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
    • Current Employer: I work as a clinical dietitian at a psychiatric hospital.

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    Becky ChamberlinRebecca Chamberlin

    • Class of 2009
    • Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Major: Nutrition - Dietetics Track
    • Further Degrees: Masters of Science in Food and Nutrition from IUP; Certification and Licensure: Registered Dietitian (RD), Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist (LDN). Attended and Graduated from IUP Academy of Culinary Arts (Degree: Certificate of Completion in Culinary Arts)
    • Current Employer: Adjunct faculty member at Carlow University’s School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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