Loyola University Maryland

Honors Program

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Awards received academic year 2013-14:

Alpha Kappa Delta The International Sociological Honors Society
Colleen Dorney

Alpha Psi Omega The Dramatic Fraternity
Rachel Fraczkowski

Alpha Sigma Nu The National Jesuit Honors Society
Emily Coleman
Ann Tumolo 
Taylor Daily
Megan Heaning
Samantha Van Doren
Mary King
Lindsey Rennie
Anna DeBlasio
Thomas O’Donnell
Rachael Degnan
Jennifer Ruckel
Caroline Mills
Lauren Heery

Beta Gamma Sigma The National Honors Society for Collegiate Schools of Business
Joey Cahalan

Eta Sigma Phi  The National Classics Honors Society
Colleen Mitchell
Joshua Ziesel
Caroline Mills

Lambda Pi Eta The National Communication Honor Society 
Kayla McNight  Vice President

Kappa Delta Pi The International Education Honors Society
Rachael Degnan

Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honors Society in Economics
Lauren Puleo
Emily Coleman

Phi Beta Kappa Epsilon of Maryland
Emily Coleman
Colleen Mitchell
Courtney Cousins 
Samantha Dizon
Colleen Dorney
Erin Girbach
Petra Nanney
Victoria Osborne
Danielle Porfido
Jennifer Ruckel
Jamie Grasing-- Phi Beta Kappa class of 2015 jr

Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society
Julie Benner (Chinese)

Pi Alpha Theta The International Honors Society in History
Samantha Van Doren, Vice President
Colleen Dorney
Theresa Bering

Pi Epsilon Pi National Writing Honors Society
Anthony Landi 
Samantha Van Doren

Pi Mu Epsilon National Honorary Mathematical Society 
Rachael Degnan
Allison Rose
 
Pi Sigma Alpha The National Political Science Honor Society
Kelly Lussier
Ann Tumolo 
Taylor Daily
Lindsey Rennie

Psi Chi  The National Honor Society in Psychology
Emily Kane

Sigma Delta Pi The National Spanish Honor Society
Taylor Bryant
Emily Coleman
Aubrei Barton
Vanessa Gailius
Nadah Sadegh

Sigma Iota Rho The Global Studies Honors Society
Aubrei Barton
Allyse Rosen

Sigma Tau Delta The International English Honors Society
Sophia Bell
Anna DeBlasio
Thomas O’Donnell
Kaitlyn Henry
Elaine Cilley
Jennifer Ruckel

Theta Alpha Kappa The National Honors Society for Religious Studies /Theology
Thomas O’Donnell
Caroline Mills

Tri-Beta National Biological Honors Society
Alex Snyder
Mary King
Theresa Bering
Lauren Heery
Nadah Sadegh

Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honors Society for the Computing Sciences
Allison Rose
Rachel Fraczkowski

2014 Loyola Research Colloquium
Colleen Mitchell 3rd place Humanities
Emily Coleman Social Sciences 2nd place
Alex Snyder Science
Samantha Van Doren  Humanities
Scott Melis—Research Colloquium Mathematics and Natural Sciences 3rd place
Megan Kern-- Research Colloquium Mathematics and Natural Sciences 2nd place

Promising First-year Scholar (only two given)
Joshua Ziesel

Winners of the 2013-2014 History Department Essay Contest Announced!

The History Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013-2014 History Department essay contest. We had many excellent papers this year, but the best are listed below. First place essays receive $200, second place essays receive $150, and third place receives $100. Congratulations to all!
 
Upper-Level Long Essays
 
1st Place:  Calix O'Hara, "Irish Allegiance in World War I:  An Analysis of Responses to British Recruitment."