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Lo­cal Steven­son stu­dent helps team win ECAC Cham­pi­onship

Ar­moni Duck­ett-Mooney of Ac­co­keek, a stu­dent and women’s basketball player at Steven­son Univer­sity, helped her team achieve the ti­tle of Eastern Col­lege Ath­letic Con­fer­ence Cham­pi­ons. The Mus­tangs went up against Wash­ing­ton & Jef­fer­son March 6 in the ECAC South Cham­pi­onship game, beat­ing them 73-70.

Pittman in­ducted into Phi Kappa Phi at Clem­son

An­to­nio Pittman of Wal­dorf was re­cently ini­ti­ated into The Honor So­ci­ety of Phi Kappa Phi, the na­tion’s old­est and most se­lec­tive col­le­giate honor so­ci­ety for all aca­demic dis­ci­plines. Pittman was ini­ti­ated at Clem­son Univer­sity. Mem­ber­ship is by in­vi­ta­tion and re­quires nom­i­na­tion and ap­proval by a chap­ter.

Only the top 10 per­cent of se­niors and 7.5 per­cent of ju­niors, hav­ing at least 72 se­mes­ter hours, are eli­gi­ble for mem­ber­ship. Grad­u­ate stu­dents in the top 10 per­cent of the num­ber of can­di­dates for grad­u­ate de­grees may also qual­ify, as do fac­ulty, pro­fes­sional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly dis­tinc­tion.

Ber­res named to dean’s list at Univer­sity of South Carolina

Han­nah L. Ber­res of La Plata was named to the dean’s list at Univer­sity of South Carolina for the fall 2015 se­mes­ter. Ber­res is a junior ma­jor­ing in in­sur­ance and risk man­age­ment with a mi­nor in sports man­age­ment.

Cul­lum in­ducted into Phi Kappa Phi at Ari­zona State

Deirdre Cul­lum of Ac­co­keek was re­cently ini­ti­ated into The Honor So­ci­ety of Phi Kappa Phi, the na­tion’s old­est and most se­lec­tive col­le­giate honor so­ci­ety for all aca­demic dis­ci­plines. Cul­lum was ini­ti­ated at Ari­zona State Univer­sity. Mem­ber­ship is by in­vi­ta­tion and re­quires nom­i­na­tion and ap­proval by a chap­ter.

Only the top 10 per­cent of se­niors and 7.5 per­cent of ju­niors, hav­ing at least 72 se­mes­ter hours, are eli­gi­ble for mem­ber­ship. Grad­u­ate stu­dents in the top 10 per­cent of the num­ber of can­di­dates for grad­u­ate de­grees may also qual­ify, as do fac­ulty, pro­fes­sional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly dis­tinc­tion.

Cor­rado earns doc­tor­ate from Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia

Mea­gan D. Cor­rado, DSW, LCSW, MSS, of Wal­dorf, earned a doc­tor­ate of so­cial work (DSW) from the Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia on April 7.

Cor­rado is cur­rently em­ployed as clin­i­cal ther­a­pist in New Jersey, spe­cial­iz­ing in cases in­volv­ing com­plex trauma. Ad­di­tion­ally, she is a con­sul­tant who trains mas­ter’s level clin­i­cians and above in Sto­riez Trauma Treat­ment In­ter­ven­tion, which she cre­ated as part of her dis­ser­ta­tion work. The Sto­riez In­ter­ven­tion fo­cuses on reach­ing in­ner city youth as they “Cre­ate, Voice, and Honor” their life ex­pe­ri­ences through pro­duc­ing their own per­sonal nar­ra­tives. More in­for­ma­tion about the pro­gram can be found at www.sto­riezguide.com.

Cor­rado is a Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia Top 10 Se­nior Fel­low, a mem­ber of the Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of So­cial Work­ers, and will be pre­sent­ing her Sto­riez In­ter­ven­tion at up­com­ing con­fer­ences at the NYU In­ter­na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Group So­cial Work, and at the Penn­syl­va­nia Chap­ter of the Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of So­cial Work­ers.

Downs trav­els to New Orleans for al­ter­na­tive spring break trip

Brit­tany Downs of La Plata is one of the 32 Steven­son Univer­sity stu­dents that trav­eled to New Orleans to par­tic­i­pate in ser­vice work dur­ing spring break. These stu­dents vol­un­teered with the St. Bernard Project in New Orleans to help re­build homes de­stroyed by Hur­ri­cane Ka­t­rina.

Through­out the week, stu­dents had the op­por­tu­nity to learn more about the cul­ture of New Orleans, and met home­own­ers af­fected by Hur­ri­cane Ka­t­rina. These stu­dents are mem­bers of Mis­sion: I’m Home, a stu­dent or­ga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cated to re­build­ing homes de­stroyed by nat­u­ral dis­as­ters.

Steins­berger per­forms in recital at McDaniel Col­lege

Lau­rissa Steins­berger of Wal­dorf per­formed in the Stu­dent Voice and Pi­ano Recital held April 11 at McDaniel Col­lege in West­min­ster. She per­formed “Vedrai carino” from the opera “Don Gio­vanni” by W.A. Mozart. The recital fea­tured pi­ano and vo­cal so­los of mu­si­cal se­lec­tions span­ning from clas­si­cal to con­tem­po­rar y. Steins­berger is a junior at McDaniel Col­lege.

Wal­ter in­ducted into Phi Kappa Phi at Lynch­burg Col­lege

Emily Wal­ter of LaPlata was re­cently ini­ti­ated into The Honor So­ci­ety of Phi Kappa Phi, the na­tion’s old­est and most se­lec­tive col­le­giate honor so­ci­ety for all aca­demic dis­ci­plines. Wal­ter is pur­su­ing a de­gree in com­mu­ni­ca­tions at Lynch­burg Col­lege.

Mem­ber­ship is by in­vi­ta­tion and re­quires nom­i­na­tion and ap­proval by a chap­ter. Only the top 10 per­cent of se­niors and 7.5 per­cent of ju­niors, hav­ing at least 72 se­mes­ter hours, are eli­gi­ble for mem­ber­ship. Grad­u­ate stu­dents in the top 10 per­cent of the num­ber of can­di­dates for grad­u­ate de­grees may also qual­ify.

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