Honors Program Graduates
The following is a list of recent Honors Program graduates, their academic majors, and their careers.
Debon Berger (2011); Clinical Laboratory Science
Prospective employer is Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
Will be getting married in August and plans to live in Allentown area with her fiancé.
Kayla Binger (2012); Nursing, Concentration in Geriatrics
Will begin work as a Registered Nurse on the 5th floor at Penn State Hershey Medical Center caring for post-operative gastrointestinal trauma and organ transplant patients.
Brittany Bohach (2012); Audiology and Speech Pathology, Minor in Spanish
Plans to study for a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Bloomsburg University.
Sara Cheatwood (2012); Business Management, Minor in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies
Plans to earn a Certified Associates degree in Project Management.
Hopes to work in the project management field and transition into corporate event management.
Jarrid Dekovitch (2012); Marketing and Economics
Looking for a job, plans to travel in Europe, and intends to earn a graduate degree.
Meghan Duell (2012); Biology, Minor in Chemistry
Starting a PhD program in Animal Behavior at Arizona State University School of Life Sciences.
Brandon Dunbar (2012); Biology
Starting a program to obtain a Doctor of Optometry degree at Salus University.
Deanna Foulke (2011); Business Management
Currently an HR Assistant at hireVision Group, Inc.
Lauren Gilger (2011); Mathematics
Moved to Alaska, moved back to Pennsylvania, we think.
Evan Graf (2012); Mass Communications – Telecommunications
Working as an intern with a television company and looking for a permanent job.
Jason Janezic (2011); Secondary Education Citizenship
Searching for a permanent job as a high school social studies teacher.
Hannah Jones (2011); Dual Major: English/Creative Writing, Minor in Professional Writing
Assistant Editor at Transaction Publishers.
Jamie Keister (2012); Nursing
Looking for a nursing job, hopefully in pediatrics, in the Washington, DC area.
Charles (Ryan) Kelly (2011); Computer Forensics
Scott Kenyon (2011); Political Science, Minor in Criminal Justice
Attending Texas A&M University to obtain a Master’s Degree in Public Service and Administration
Jillian Kida (2011); Medical Imaging
Megan Koontz (2012); Art History, Minor in English
Starting a program to obtain a dual Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and History of Art, Design and Architecture at Pratt Institute. Will complete an internship at the Metropolitan of Art Library.
Lisa Lapina (2011); Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Concentration in Language Arts & ESL
Will attend graduate school starting in May at the University of Pennsylvania for Reading/Writing/Literacy.
Plans to obtain a Reading Specialist certification.
Emily Levitin (2012); Finance
Starting a full time job at Vanguard.
Amanda Machey (2012); Secondary Education Mathematics, Minor in Spanish
Looking for a teaching position in mathematics.
Brittany Martin (2011); Nursing
Registered nurse at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA.
Vanessa Martin (2012); Audiology and Speech Pathology, Minor in Psychology
Starting a program to obtain a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Houston.
Conor McCauley (2012); Management
Top graduate from the College of Business. Plans after graduation unknown.
David Moyer (2013); 3+2 Engineering Science Program
A 3+2 student, David still has one more year at PSU until he completes his degrees.
He plans to work in the renewable energy industry and own a Rita’s Water Ice store.
Ken Myers (2011); Chemistry
Hopes to work at a chemical company or within a hospital for a year and then apply for MD/PhD or DO/PhD programs.
Jamie O’Neill (2012); Nursing
Looking for a nursing position in the Philadelphia area.
Zachary Presswood (2011); Music
Attending graduate school at the University of Miami to obtain a Master’s Degree in Music Media and Entertainment Industries.
Emily Pudlinski (2012); Psychology
Will attend graduate school to obtain a PhD in Clinical Psychology in order to work with children who have experienced trauma. While attending graduate school, she will work as a personal care assistant tending to children with special needs.
Zachary Rothweiler (2012); Computer Forensics and Computer Science
Will work as a software developer for LDiscovery in Fort Washington, PA.
Ben Safran (2011); Marketing, Minor in Communication Studies
Will attend graduate school or work in a marketing/sales position.
Nicole Sensinger (2012); Secondary Education French
Looking for a job teaching middle or high school French.
John Shilpetski (2012); English
Hopes to start graduate school to obtain a PhD in English Literature, specializing in psychoanalysis and early British literature.
Mandi Siegfried (2012); Elementary and Special Education
Will attend graduate school.
Mylissa Slane (2011); Psychology/Criminal Justice
Attending Bucknell University to obtain a Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology.
Sarah Szczepanski (2012); Secondary Education German
Will begin work to obtain a Master’s Degree in German Studies and a Certificate in International Affairs at the University of Kentucky. Hopes to work in the University of Kentucky’s study abroad program.
Brittany Vaszlavik (2012); English and Anthropology
Will start graduate school to obtain a Master’s Degree in counseling and student affairs and will work as a graduate hall director in Schuylkill Hall. Hopes to obtain a PhD and work for a university aiding in first year development.
Danielle Walsh (2012); Audiology and Speech Pathology, and Spanish
Would like to obtain a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Southern Connecticut State University or the University of Connecticut.
Jessica Weber (2011); English – Creative Writing
Has been offered the position of Assistant Director of Salisbury University’s Writing Center.
Pending acceptance, attend SU to work toward a Master’s Degree in Composition, Language and Rhetoric.
Continue to work in writing centers or as a college professor.
Kathryn Young (2012); Audiology and Speech Pathology
Will attend graduate school at West Virginia University.
Katherine Zimmerman (2012); Elementary and Special Education
Looking for a teaching position in a classroom or detention center for students with emotional or behavioral issues.