Posted by admin | Posted in work at home | Posted on 22-05-2012-05-2008
Saint Joseph’s UniversityWhile most college students have traded rigorous academic work for relaxing on the beach, Pottstown resident Alyse Ameer will give up summer vacation to remain on campus at Saint Joseph’s University as a member of the Summer Scholars Program. Ameer is one of 102 students who will engage in faculty-mentored research and creative projects at the University this summer.The program, which runs for 11 weeks from May until August, requires students to work exclusively with a faculty member to produce a written description of their research that will be published by the University, and to present their findings next spring during the Celebration of Student Achievement event. for their work, students receive a stipend of $3,200, on-campus housing, and the opportunity to participate in social and educational programs.Research topics range from local and national issues in the sciences, business, education and history to extended analysis of literature and fine arts.
Ameer, a biology major, will work with Paul Tefft, Ph.D. on their topic, “ The Effect of Watering Regimes on Soybean Cyst Nematode Infection in Soybeans.”Background: Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph’s University advances the professional and personal ambitions of men and women by providing a demanding, yet supportive, educational experience. One of only 152 schools with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter and AACSB business school accreditation, Saint Joseph’s is home to 4,650 traditional undergraduate day students, 700 College of Professional and Liberal Studies adult undergraduates, and 3,600 graduate and doctoral students. Steeped in the 450-year Jesuit tradition of scholarship and service, Saint Joseph’s was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for General Community Service. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.University of KansasThe names of more than 4,850 candidates for degrees at the University of Kansas this spring – representing 94 Kansas counties, 45 other states and 47 other countries – have been announced by the University Registrar. among the graduates is Calvin Lindsey, of Pottstown, Pa. he will receive a Bachelor of Science in Business in Finance.The Class of 2012 includes more than 1,600 students who completed degree work in summer and fall 2011. because KU conducts only one formal Commencement ceremony each year, many of these graduates will return Sunday, May 13, for the university’s 140th Commencement. more than half of the members of the Class of 2012 are expected to participate.Faculty and candidates for degrees will assemble at 10 a.m. along Memorial Drive for the procession, which begins at 10:30 a.m. The program begins about 11:30 a.m. Continued…
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