First business high school scholars at The University of Scranton

The first cohort of students in new Business High School Scholars pilot program completed their first college course this summer at The University of Scranton. From left, seated, are University of Scranton accounting professors Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D., Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., and James Boyle, D.B.A.; Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs; and Tracy Bannon, University Trustee and member of the Business High School Scholars Alumni Advisory Board. Standing: Peter Butera, Business High School Scholars Alumni Advisory Board; Rev. Patrick D. Francis Rogers, S.J., executive director of The Jesuit Center; and Business High School Scholars pilot program participants: Christopher Newell, Madison Green, Marisol Olivares Hernandez, Martin Cryan, Kylie Seyler, Emily Herron, Alyssa Moore, Mallory deQuevedo, Emma Boyle, Madison Munley, Lauramarie Strage, Randall Bonitz, Charles Leo, Joseph Kologe and Mackenzie McHale. - Submitted photo

The inaugural cohort of 19 high school students completed their first college course in business this summer as participants in Business High School Scholars Program at The University of Scranton which began as a pilot program this summer.

University alumnus Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A. ’88, associate professor, director of the Doctor of Business Administration Program and Accounting Department chair, taught the students in the 200-level accounting course, “Fraud Behavior.”

Students who completed Dr. Boyle’s course as members of the first cohort of Business High School Scholar pilot program are:

Randall Bonitz, Scranton, West Scranton High School; Emma Boyle, Peckville, Commonwealth Charter Academy; Martin Cryan, Forty Fort, Holy Redeemer High School; Mallory deQuevedo, Olyphant, Mid Valley Secondary Center; Tabitha Getz, Dunmore, Dunmore High School; Madison Green, Archbald, Valley View High School; Emily Herron, Nicholson, Lackawanna Trail Junior-Senior High School; Joseph Kologe, Scranton, West Scranton High School; Charles Leo, Shavertown, Wyoming Seminary; Mackenzie McHale, Archbald, Valley View High School.

Also, Alyssa Moore, Dickson City, Mid Valley Secondary Center; Madison Munley, Greenfield Township, Lakeland High School; Christopher Newell, North Abington Township, Abington Heights High School; Marisol Olivares Hernandez, Covington Township, North Pocono High School; Autumn Savitski, Shavertown, Lake-Lehman High School; Kylie Seyler, Wilkes-Barre, Wyoming Seminary; Lauramarie Strage, Mountain Top, Crestwood High School; Trinity Veaudry, Taylor, Riverside Junior-Senior High School; Zi Xuan Weng, Plains, James M Coughlin High School.

For additional information about the Business High School Scholars, visit Scranton.edu/bhsscholars, email [email protected] or call 570-941-5918.

The first cohort of students in new Business High School Scholars pilot program completed their first college course this summer at The University of Scranton. From left, seated, are University of Scranton accounting professors Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D., Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., and James Boyle, D.B.A.; Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs; and Tracy Bannon, University Trustee and member of the Business High School Scholars Alumni Advisory Board. Standing: Peter Butera, Business High School Scholars Alumni Advisory Board; Rev. Patrick D. Francis Rogers, S.J., executive director of The Jesuit Center; and Business High School Scholars pilot program participants: Christopher Newell, Madison Green, Marisol Olivares Hernandez, Martin Cryan, Kylie Seyler, Emily Herron, Alyssa Moore, Mallory deQuevedo, Emma Boyle, Madison Munley, Lauramarie Strage, Randall Bonitz, Charles Leo, Joseph Kologe and Mackenzie McHale.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_UofSscholars.jpgThe first cohort of students in new Business High School Scholars pilot program completed their first college course this summer at The University of Scranton. From left, seated, are University of Scranton accounting professors Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D., Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., and James Boyle, D.B.A.; Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs; and Tracy Bannon, University Trustee and member of the Business High School Scholars Alumni Advisory Board. Standing: Peter Butera, Business High School Scholars Alumni Advisory Board; Rev. Patrick D. Francis Rogers, S.J., executive director of The Jesuit Center; and Business High School Scholars pilot program participants: Christopher Newell, Madison Green, Marisol Olivares Hernandez, Martin Cryan, Kylie Seyler, Emily Herron, Alyssa Moore, Mallory deQuevedo, Emma Boyle, Madison Munley, Lauramarie Strage, Randall Bonitz, Charles Leo, Joseph Kologe and Mackenzie McHale. Submitted photo