HU Professional Programs honors Class of 2014, faculty for achievements

Prof Programs Awards
FOR RELEASE
2014-05-17

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University’s Professional Programs honored seven students and two faculty members today, May 17, for their academic achievements during the year.

The students were inducted into the Pinnacle and Spire honor society. The Pinnacle (four-year) and Spire (two-year) are honor societies that recognize non-traditional students of at least 23 years old who have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average and who have demonstrated leadership through community and/or church involvement.

The following students were inducted:

  • Tabitha Brown, from Huntington, Ind., graduated with a degree in organizational management.
  • Gwen Caudill, from Roanoke, Ind., graduated with a nursing (RN to BSN) degree.
  • Samantha DeWells, from Albion, Ind., graduated with a degree in organizational management.
  • Mona Geideman, from Andrews, Ind., will graduate in 2015 with a degree in business administration and marketing.
  • Lee Newswanger, from Pierceton, Ind., graduated with an accounting degree.
  • April Reed, from Huntington, Ind., will graduate in 2015 with a degree in business administration, not-for-profit-leadership and organizational management.
  • Tamera Rush, from Huntington, Ind., graduated with a nursing (RN to BSN) degree.

Two faculty members, Scott Druhot and Vanessa Schoon, were named “Outstanding Faculty for 2013-14.” Faculty received votes from the Professional Programs student body based on the criteria of integrity, student support and student learning. These attributes represent the core values of the program.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution a “Best Midwestern College.” Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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