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Mary Gulotta and Amanda Tomaselli, both of Trucksville, were among members of the Misericordia University Department of Speech-Language Pathology’s academic community who presented their research findings in poster presentations at the annual Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference.


Adam Stonier, of Tunkhannock, will have artwork on display at Marietta College’s annual Senior Capstone Art & Design Exhibition in the Hermann Fine Arts Center.

The exhibition, which is the culmination of four years worth of work, opened April 12 and will remain on display until May 10.

A graduate of Tunkhannock High School, Stonier is a senior majoring in Graphic Design.


Lisa Perugino, of Dallas, Amy Austin, of Sweet Valley, and Amber Travel, of Dallas, were among 35 Misericordia University nursing program students recently inducted into the Theta Phi Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.


Megan Millo, of Dallas, has been announced as the local Evan Pugh Senior Award honoree at Penn State University.

The Evan Pugh scholars are those juniors and seniors in the upper 0.5 percent of their respective classes at the end of the fall semester of the academic year the award is given. Candidates are eligible if they have been full-time undergraduate students for at least four semesters prior to selection. The seniors this year have cumulative grade-point averages of 3.98 and above.

Millo, a Penn State Wilkes-Barre senior, will graduate in May with a Bachelor’s in Business.

Millo was also the 2012 recipient of the Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award. The Walker Award recognizes undergraduate students enrolled at the Commonwealth Locations whose outstanding qualities of character, scholarship, leadership, and citizenship have been directed into programs and services that have positively influenced fellow students and have contributed to the prestige and well-being of their campus and, hence, to the reputation of the University as a whole.


Keystone College Assistant Professor of Information Technology, Stephen Cheskiewicz, of Harveys Lake, has received international academic blind peer review acceptance to present his dissertation topic “Megabit Faculty in a Gigabit World” at two international conferences.

The two European events are The Inaugural European Conference on Education to be held in Brighton, United Kingdom in July 2013 and the 10th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society to be held in Madrid, Spain in February 2014.

Professor Cheskiewicz is currently a doctoral student at Wilkes University in the Educational Leadership program and expects to receive his doctoral degree this summer.


Emma Lang Spath, daughter of Lois and Gregg Spath, of Shavertown, has accepted an offer of membership in The National Society of Colegiate Scholars.

a 2012 cum laude graduate of Wyoming Seminary Upper School, Spath is a member of the Class of 2016 at the Columbian College of Arts and Science of The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and is a Presidential Academic Scholar in the University Honors Program.

She also has been named co editor-in-chief of the Geroge Washington Undergraduate Law Review and is a member of the executive board of the Pre-Law Student Association.

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