PSU Graduate Students Honored

May 18th, 2007 by Adam

One of Plymouth State University’s most successful academic programs celebrated it’s tenth anniversary this year and honored it’s top graduate students in a series of events as part of the 2007 Graduate Commencement.

The College of Graduate Studies (CAGS) program celebrated its tenth year anniversary with a dinner May 10. The latest group of CAGS graduates include Christine M. Barry, MaryClaire B. Barry, Athena K. Chisholm, Daniel J. Clary, Sharyn K. D’Eon, Charles L. DiCecca, Maura M. Dougherty, Thomas E. Ferenc, Makiko Fujita, Ashlee Fye, Pamela J. Gagnon, Marie Therese Gardner, Rhonda Lee Hurd Gregg, Irene M. Hart, Donna L. Herlihy, Veronique S. Legendre, Barbara A. Logan, Lauri A. McAllister, Rebecca M. McCuin, Mary A. Moriarty, Patricia M. Parenteau, Kathleen R. Pope, Kiley R. Robertie, Jackleen H. Roberts, Darleen L. Roy, Kenneth Roy, Deborah J. Sanders-Dame, Ann E. Thurston, Judith N. Turk, Wayne E. Woolridge and Maureen B. Znoj.

Delta Mu Delta is a national honor society whose purpose is to recognize and reward business administration students who have distinguished themselves scholastically, as well as members from the academic or business community who have demonstrated distinguished scholarship,
business ability or leadership. Delta Mu Delta candidates must be in the top 20 percent of their class and have a grade point average of 3.25 or above.

The newest members of PSU’s Delta Mu Delta honor society include Alanna Lawrence, Janet Marshall, Jamie Teague, Jody Wood, John Cocklin, David Grose, Michael Kilfoyle and Rosanna Lallana-Burkley.

2007 MBA recipients honored at a May 12 luncheon include Matthew Albee, Donna Dubuc, Paul Hazelton, Jonathan Hogan, Mathew Krause, Rosanna Lallana-Burkley, Alanna Lawrence, Donna Maltais, Kevin Rice, Anthony Sarkis, Robin Schofield, Samantha Stalnaker and Joanne Tortolano.

Additionally, the Timothy Sabol Memorial Fund Scholarship was awarded to MBA student Jennifer Buonomo, who receives $2,000. Buonomo was cited for her strong work ethic, a commitment to higher education and persistence when faced with challenges.

Graduate students who were initiated into Eta Sigma Gamma (Health Education Honorary) for 2007 included Catherine Berei, Alison Marshall and Heidi Ellen Pettigrew.

In addition, the New Hampshire chapter of Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) held their annual meeting May 11 at PSU, with several dozen people in attendance. PDK is an international education honor society that promotes research and service in support of quality public education. The New Hampshire chapter has more than 200 members.

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