Success Stories – June 2017
Patrick Graham, an English major, was accepted into Widener University Delaware Law School and the Rutgers University School of Law. He will attend Rutgers. Other English majors who are pursuing advanced degrees are Keith Fallows, who is enrolled in the MFA in Creative Writing program at Rosemont College; Laura Todd in the West Chester University MA in English program; and Megan Yates, pursuing a double degree at Rosemont College: the MA in Publishing and MFA in Creative Writing.
Erin Martz is the summer intern for Member Services at the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP). She is a senior, majoring in Communication and Digital Media.
Lisa Jean Riley, a 2014 graduate who majored in Psychology, has been awarded a full-tuition scholarship to attend Villanova University Law School. After graduating from Neumann in three years, Lisa worked for a boutique law firm in Center City Philadelphia for a few months, and then moved to the legal affairs department of Allstate Insurance Company, where she was promoted to a paralegal position last year. She is the daughter of Vincent Riley, Neumann’s Disabilities Services Coordinator.
Chanel Robinson-Hill, a Biology major and W. W. Smith Charitable Trust Scholarship recipient, was selected to complete a summer internship in the Temple Material Institute (TMI).
The Registrar’s Office has launched a new online service for transcript processing. Transcript Ordering allows you to order official transcripts via the Web at any time. Official transcripts can be delivered electronically in as little as 15 minutes from when you place your order. You can order as many transcripts as you like in one online session using any major credit card. Real-time
email and mobile text alerts keep you up‐to‐date on the status of your order. You can also track your order on the Transcript Ordering Web site.
Helen Cooney, an English and Secondary Education major, and Dr. Ryan Savitz were accepted to present their Clare Boothe Luce funded research at Mathfest (the annual meeting of the Mathematics Association of America) in Chicago on July 28.
Nine Nursing students will travel to the Dominican Republic this fall, from September 30 to October 7: Alyssa Constantini, Carolyn DeFeo, Stacy Delaney, Alyssa Edwards Henshaw, Devon Morris, Anne Marie Raynor, Caitlin Schlesinger, Kelsey Sullivan, and Dawn Whitfield. The trip is being led by Dr. Amy Luckowski, assistant professor of Nursing.
Neumann’s master’s degree program in Organizational and Strategic Leadership has been ranked #8 in a list of the Top 10 Master in Management Programs in Pennsylvania, published by Top Management Degrees. According to the editors: “This accelerated, cohort-based graduate program has been designed to offer students flexibility through online and on-campus courses while allowing them to complete all coursework in as few as 18 months. All courses are presented within eight-week modules by instructors with significant management experience. Priced at $670 per credit hour, this 30-credit program features an attractive total tuition cost of $20,100.” Rankings were based on accreditation, affordability, average salary of graduates, and prestige (U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review rankings).