Loyola University Maryland

Honors Program

What are Honors Students Doing?

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These are some of the kudos that our Honors students accrue as they participate  (and excel) in everything on campus.

Awards received academic year 2015-16:

Alfons & Christine Renk Language Medal in Spanish
Sydney Lynn Groll

Lybrand Accounting Medal
Meghan Abigail Lynch

Communications Medal
Haleigh Lynne Morgus

Political Science Medal
Haleigh Lynne Morgus

Whelan Medalist:awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic average in all courses
Haleigh Lynne Morgus

Mary O'Meara Loyola University Athetic Club Scholar-Athlete Award
Haleigh Lynne Morgus

Economics Medal
Byron Charles Watson

Phi Beta Kappa Society Epsilon Chapter
Megan Byrne
Katelyn Feliciano
Katelyn Henry
Meghan Lynch
Anna Quinn
Katrina Williams

Class of 2017 PBK
Ian McNeely
Nicholas Musacchio
Joshua Ziesel

DAAD /RISE (The German Academic Exchange Service/Research Internships in Science and Engineering)
Sarah Trent-- scholarship ward to do surgical research at Heidelberg University Hospital base on her project:
"Development of a Sensor and Expert Model Based Training Device for Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgical Tasks"

Excellence in Core Courses:
Spanish: Sarah Trent

Modern Languages
Ann Schuck 

CFH Student  Summer Study Program
Kathryn Wright-- Troia Archaeological Summer School and Halmyris Excavation
Joshua Ziesel: German Study at Goethe Institiut

CFH Student Summer Research Fellowshi
Kelly Keenan
“Narratives of Women in the Rwandan Genocide”

Ian McNeely
“The Female Ideal: Representation and Myth in Heliodorus’ Aithiopika”

Calix O’Hara
“The Transcription and Analysis of Sentences Commentaries”

Joshua Ziesel
“A Corpus-Based Linguistic Study of Greek Tragic Interjections in Roman New Comedy”

Dean's List:
Charlotte Schreyer 
John  Bond
Catherine Pappano
Caitlyn McGuiness
Blake Lubinski
Denise Medenilla
Joshua Ziesel
Ian McNeely

Pi Mu Epsilon National Honorary Mathematical Society 
Victoria Carter
Caitlyn McGuiness

Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
Victoria Carter
Haleigh Morgus
Michael Ramirez
Blake Lubinski

Pi Delta Phi National French Honors Society 
John Bond

Alpha Sigma Nu The National Jesuit Honors Society
Sarah Leder
Stefanie Wolf
Ian McNeely

Financial Management Association National Honors Society
Isabella Giordano

Pi Sigma Alpha The National Political Science Honor Society
Haleigh Morgus (Vice President of society)
Joshua Ziesel
James Kelly

Lambda Pi Eta The National Communication Honor Society
Haleigh Morgus (honored as one of top 10 students)
Nicole Fornabaio (honored as one of top 10 students)
Blake Lubinski

Community Service Award
Nicole Fornabaio

National Fellowships Office Summer Research Grant
Joshua Ziesel

Sigma Tau Delta The International English Honors Society
Joshua Ziesel

Classics Department Achievement Award
Joshua Ziesel
Kelly Mueller

Eta Sigma Phi The National Classics Honors Society
Kelly Mueller

Pi Alpha Theta The National History Honors Society
Kelly Mueller
James Kelly
Meghan Lynch

Psi Chi  The National Honor Society in Psychology
Catherine Pappano

Student Research  and Scholarship Colloquium 
Social Sciences Poster  Session

2nd place Catherine Pappano, et al ""Selfie: A Correlational Study between Body Dissatisfaction, Photo Manipulation and Photo Sharing on Instagram"

Humanities Oral Presentations
1st Kathryn Wright "Analysis of Pottery from Hellenistic Lakonia"
2nd Phillip Arvantis : Cyclical Stifling of Consciousness"
3rd Juliana Neves " I am Postmodern, African-American Homosexual: Lens into the Intersection of Marginalized Communities through Theatre"

Loyola Summer Research Grant
James Kelly

Photo Publication in  Loyola's Literary Magazine Corridors
Juliana Neves

Pi Epsilon Pi National Writing Honors Society
Blake Lubinski

Achievement Award in Journalism and Writing
Blake Lubinski

President's Writing Prize 
Blake Lubinski

Mu Kappa Tau National Marketing Honor Society
Denise Medenilla (Secretary)

Junior Business Achievement  Award for Marketing
Denise Medenilla 

Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honors Society for the Computing Sciences
Stefanie Wolf

Mathematics and Statistics Department Freshmen Achievement Award
Nicole Schneider

CCSJ Service Coordinator
Ian McNeely

Magis Scholar Award
Maghan Lynch

Junior Business Achievement Award
Meghan Lynch

Eliana Marzullo and Ellen Roussel attended a conference at Loyola University Chicago entitled "Caring for Our Common Home: Conversations on Ecology and Justice." They were part of a group of faculty and students that represented Loyola University Maryland. http://www.ajcunet.edu/april-2016-connections/2016/4/13/loyola-chicago-thematic   


2014-2015 Awards

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
Kelly Lussier

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."


 

 

 

 


Pi Mu Epsilon National Honorary Mathematical Society