Class of 2018
Colleen comes to SJU from Springfield, PA, as an undecided natural sciences major. At Cardinal O'Hara High School, she received multiple academic awards and was selected to represent her school at the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Conference. She was president of the National Honor Society and attended the University of Notre Dame Introduction to Engineering Summer Program. Colleen was secretary of the Robotics Club, president of the Spirit Club, editor of the yearbook and team leader in the Cardinal O'Hara Community Service Corps. She plans to pursue a career that combines math and science with community service.
Class of 2017
Sarah hails from Mifflinburg, PA, and entered St. Joseph’s as a math major. She recently decided to pursue a second major in computer science as well. She currently serves as the Secretary of the Math Club, and as a Supplemental Instructor in Fundamentals of Calculus. This fall, she has been named a Writing Fellow at the Writing Center, and will be competing at the Association for Computing Machinery's Regional International Collegiate Programming Contest at Washington College in MD. She is eager to find a career path that combines computer science with her love of math.
Courtney joined the Class of 2017 as a biology major from Chantilly, VA. A well-rounded student, Courtney has received numerous academic excellence awards, community service awards, and athletic accolades. Courtney has also been involved with many service-focused volunteer and leadership opportunities, including Joni and Friends, and Special Olympics. This fall, she is a Hawk Host campus tour guide for the Admissions Office, and is also working on the Water Filter Project. She hopes to combine her love of the sciences with her determination to help others by pursing a terminal degree in physical therapy.
Elizabeth came to St. Joseph’s from Wilmington, DE, as a chemical biology major. She is a member of the Dean’s Leadership Program, the Biology Club, the Chemical Biology Society and Collegiate Challenge. This summer, she worked with Dr. Shantanu Bhatt, Assistant Professor of Biology, to investigate the role of the small RNA MgrR in the virulence of EPEC. This fall, she is serving as a teaching assistant in chemistry lab.