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October 2017 Newsletter

2016 Commencement ceremony

January came by and went away so quickly, but there are tons of events you can look forward to for the rest of the semester. Here's a list of some of them: 

  • February 20th 2017: President's Day (University closed, classes not in session) 
  • March 12th-18th: Spring Break!!! (University open, classes not in session)\
  • May 5th- 12th: Examination period
  • May 15th: University Student Honors Awards Ceremony

Remember to keep track of updates on our 'Save the date' section and look out for our regular updates on Twitter @HonorsWpu.  


'Polaroid' Party Ice Cream Social 2017

When we said the 'Polaroid Party' Ice cream social was going to be a blast, we meant every word!

If you missed this semester's Ice Cream social, stay alert and look out for other student appreciation programs listed on our 'Save The Date section!'


Northeast Regional Honors Conference 2017

April 2017 is going to be a very exciting month for the Honors College, as 12 of our prestigious students will be presenting their conference papers at the Northeast Regional Honors Conference, which will take place in Pittsburgh. 

Here's a list of the 12 students the topics they will be discussing:

Lynda Amici – Nursing Track 

“Alarm Fatigue in Adult Critical Care Settings” 

Megan Baird – Independent Track  

"From Student to Intern: An Overview of the Pharmaceutical Field" 

Christopher Cela – Nursing Track 

“The Role of Stigma in NICU Nurses, Perceptions of Caring for the NAS Mother-Baby Dyad” 

Savannah Crippen – Clinical and Neuropsychology Track 

High Sensation Seeking and the Affects of Mindfulness Meditation 

Amanda Egri – Nursing Track 

“The Effect of Nurse Fatigue on Patient Outcomes” 

Karisa Foreman – Social Sciences Track 

“Analysis of Self Help Internet Resources on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 

Alissa Lianne Lopez – Independent Track 

"Frenemies: Bridging the Divide between Journalists and PR Professionals" 

Julia MacDonald – Biology Track 

"Determining the Presence of  Threatened Bat Species, Myotis Septentrionalis, on High Mountain Park Preserve Using Acoustic Monitoring" 

Kayleigh Orocchi – Nursing Track 

“PTSD: Labor & Delivery Nurses'' 

Xanilyn Red – Nursing Track 

“Burnout in the Nursing Profession”  

Erin Roach – Nursing Track 

"An Analysis of Nurses' Experience Performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Their Level of Post Code Stress.” 

Sarah Wilmote – Clinical and Neuropsychology Track 

“Perceived Depression Stigma and Treatment Seeking Behavior and Attitudes amongst Blacks and Whites"