The Duquesne chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, an interdisciplinary honor society, inducted 95 students and nine faculty and staff members at the organization’s annual induction ceremony on April 1.
The inductees were:
- Paul-James Cukanna, associate provost and associate academic vice president
- Dr. Jefferey D. Evanseck, chemistry professor, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
- Dr. Connie M. Moss, clinical associate professor, School of Education
- Darryl J. Ozimek, physics instructor, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
- Dr. Ara J. Schmitt, assistant professor, School of Education
- Dr. Autumn Stewart, assistant professor of pharmacy, School of Pharmacy
- Dr. James C. Swindal, dean, McAnulty College
- Dr. Diane L. Williams, assistant professor speech pathology, School of Health Sciences
- Dr. Eileen H. Zungolo, dean, School of Nursing.
“Faculty members are selected based on their outstanding scholarly and professional contributions to the pursuit of learning,” said Dr. Laverna Saunders, University librarian and chapter president of Phi Kappa Phi.
Zungolo discussed leadership when she presented the keynote address at the event.
Phi Kappa Phi’s mission is “to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.”
On campus, the group hosts events that bring disciplines together and recognize student achievement. Duquesne’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi sponsors awards for the Undergraduate Research Symposium and graduate student fellowships.
Grants Received [April 26, 2017]
Funds totaling $530,675 were recently received by Duquesne University; the Education Law Clinic; the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts; the School of Education; the School of Nursing; and the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (BSNES).
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [April 26, 2017]
What have Drs. Ronald Arnett, Mikael Kimelman and Amy Phelps been up to?
DU in the News [April 2017]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [April 26, 2017]
Spring Clean-Up: More Than Picking Up Litter and Planting
The 27th annual Spring Clean-Up is a one-day, large-scale litter pick-up and greening event that takes place throughout the South Side and Greater Hill District neighborhoods; however, it is much more than that.
- Spring Clean-Up: More Than Picking Up Litter and Planting