Biology Department Presents 2013–2014 Scholarships and Awards

Posted on 5/14/2014 9:50:39 AM

Several undergraduate and graduate students in the Biology Department received scholarships and awards for the 2013–2014 academic year.

The Gasdek Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Paul Kelly (Cuong Diep). Cynthia Sushak Scholarships went to Mary Chey (N. Bharathan), Courtney Harmon (Megan Knoch), Joe Soundarajan (Cuong Diep), Catherine Zisk (Christina Ruby), Daniella Alarcon, (Robert Major), and Colleen Trostle (Dan Widzowski). The John Gilly Young Scientist Opportunity Fund went to Gretchen McCormick (Josiah Townsend).

Graduate Student Research Awards were given to Matt Dovey (Megan Knoch) and Dan Peles (Vida Irani).

Two departmental awards were presented at the 2014 Biology Department graduation ceremony. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists (CPUB) Outstanding Student Award was given to Catherine Krygeris, who was nominated by Josiah Townsend. The Biology Department Outstanding Student Award was presented to Samantha Thompson, nominated by Holly Travis.

Congratulations to all the students and to their faculty advisors!