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Image reads Our Cal U employees and students are truly special, and we should celebrate their success. I applaud these members of our campus community for thier achievements. Well done.

Athletics

Football
Congratulations to Spencer Lynn on being named to the Capital One First-Team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Congratulations to Jack Abercrombie on being named to the Daktronics All-Super Region One first-team.

Congratulations to Garry Brown on being named to the Daktronics All-Super Region One first-team.

Congratulations to Andrew Cerett on being named to the Daktronics All-Super Region One first-team.

Congratulations to Cody Nuzzo on being named to the Daktronics All-Super Region One first-team.

Women’s Soccer
Congratulations to Chelsea Crockett on being named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Atlantic Region first-team.
 
Congratulations to Erin Hogan on being named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Atlantic Region second-team.
 
Congratulations to Megan Politowski on being named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Atlantic Region second-team.
 
Congratulations to Janelle McCann on being named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Atlantic Region third-team.
 
Congratulations to Erin Hogan on receiving the Daktronics All-America Honorable Mention for the second consecutive year.

Men’s Cross Country
Congratulations to Aaron Dinzeo on being named a NCAA Division II Championship All-America, his seventh such designation in his career, and for recording the highest finish of your career with a time of 30 minutes, 19.3 seconds.

Faculty/Staff

Congratulations to Dr. Margaret Christopher, Dr. Thao Pham, Dr. Rosalie Smiley (all Social Work-MSW), and Dr. Mary Ann Salotti (Counseling Center) for presenting at the “Human Trafficking Workshop” at the National Association of Social Workers- Pennsylvania Chapter Conference in Monroeville, PA, on November 6, 2014.

Congratulations to Dr. John D. Massella (Counseling Center) for presenting ‘Evaluation and Assessment of Substance Use Disorders” at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA, on October 14, 2014.

Congratulations to Dr. Tomas Mueller (Earth Sciences) for presenting “Geo-Technical Competency Model and the Oil and Gas Industry” at the Appalachian Oil/gas GIS Meeting in Cranberry, PA, on November 5, 2014.

Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Zisk (Secondary Education and Administrative Leadership, Teaching and Learning Center) for presenting “Tips and Strategies for Developing and Offering a Successful MOOC – Free and Fee-Based Versions” at the Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference in Orlando, FL, on October 30, 2014.

Congratulations to Dr. Wiefeng Chen (Math, Computer Science, and Information Systems) on being appointed the Program Chair of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC2014) to be held in Chengdu, Sichuan, China on December 19-21, 2014.

Congratulations to Dr. Vanessa MacKinnon (Professional Golf Management) for being selected as one of 15 mentors from around the world to participate in an international non-profit leadership program sponsored by the WomenWin Foundation.

Congratulations to Dr. Emily M. Sweitzer (Modern Languages, Philosophy, and Socio-Cultural Studies) for making five consults in October with the writers and researchers of television programming for CSI, Blacklist, and Bones pertaining to psychological, behavioral, and socio-cultural story lines/plots.

Congratulations to Dr. Christina A. Toras (Professional Studies) for being the recipient of the Women in Natural Gas (WING) award at a reception hosted by Shale Media Group on October 16, 2014.

Congratulations to Dr. Mark G. Aune (Honors Program) and Angela Selby (student, Honors Program) for presenting a poster “Assessing a First-year Seminar Group Project” at the National College Honors Council Conference in Denver, CO, on November 5-9, 2014.

Congratulations to Dr. Christina Fisanick (English) and her Honors composition students for co-hosting the Donora Smog Conference, which featured a digital story, “A Town Called Donora,” created by Cal U Honors Students, Donora, PA on October 29, 2015.

Congratulations to Upward Bound (Fayette and Greene Counties) for presenting a check for $1,339.29 to the American Red Cross during the program’s Saturday Session on October 25, 2014.

Students

Congratulations to Gregory Jackson, Justin Peel and Casey Kneale on receiving Undergraduate Student Research Funding for the Fall 2014 semester.
 
Congratulations to Morgan Lauff, Kelly Rogers, Sean Wineland and Steven Hensel on receiving Guttman Research Grants.

Want to read more about the accomplishments of Cal U's students and employees? 

Please view the Accolades Archive.