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 Phi Beta Kappa

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 Fellowship

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 Academic Awards

Alpha Kappa Delta The International Sociological Honor Society

Alpha Psi Omega The Dramatic Fraternity

Alpha Sigma Nu-National Jesuit Honors Society

Emily Coleman
Ann Tumolo 
Tyalor Daily
Megan Heaning
Samantha Van Doren
Mary King
Lindsey Rennie
Anna DeBlasio
Thomas O’Donnell

Beta Alpha Psi the National Accounting Honor Society

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

Joey Cahalan

Eta Sigma Phi The National Classics Honors Society

Colleen Mitchell

Green and Grey Society

Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honor Society 

Kayla McNight  Vice President

Mu Kappa Tau National Marketing Honorary Society

National Honors Society The Financial Management Association

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

Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society

Julie Benner (Chinese)

Phi Sigma Tau  International Honors Society in Philosophy

Pi Alpha Theta The International Honors Society in History

Samantha Van Doren, Vice President

Pi Delta Phi National French Honors Society

Pi Epsilon Pi National Writing Honors Society

Anthony Landi 
Samantha Van Doren

Pi Mu Epsilon National Honorary Mathematical Society 

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

Sigma Iota Rho Global Studies Honors Society

Aubrei Barton

Sigma Pi Sigma The National Physics Honor Society

Sigma Tau Delta The International English Honors Society

Sophia Bell
Anna DeBlasio
Thomas O’Donnell

Theta Alpha Kappa The National Honors Society for Religious Studies /Theology

Thomas O’Donnell

Tri-Beta National Biological Honors Society

Alex Snyder
Mary King

Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honor Society for the Computing Sciences

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