Category Archives: Student Success Stories

2021 Physiology Graduate Morgan Sicuro on Choosing the Physiology Major for Biomedical Careers

Hi, my name is Morgan Sicuro, and I graduated from the University of Scranton in May of 2021 with a double major in Physiology and Psychology. Since I was a child, I always knew that I wanted to help people. … Continue reading

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Physiology Graduate Alissa Copeland looks ahead to a career as a Nurse Practitioner

Hi! My name is Alissa Copeland and I am a graduate of the University of Scranton’s Class of 2021. I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physiology with a minor in Psychology, and I graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. When … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Verbeke-O’Boyle is the 2021 Excellence in Physiology Awardee

The Physiology Advisory Council and the Biology Department faculty are delighted to award the 2021 Excellence in Physiology Award to Gabrielle Verbeke-O’Boyle! The Excellence in Physiology Award honors a senior graduating from the Physiology program for achieving academic excellence and … Continue reading

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Biology Senior Jessica Fanelli completes her Honors Research Project on Local Breeding Bird Communities

Hello everyone! My name is Jessica Fanelli, and I am a Senior biology major at the University of Scranton. In my time at Scranton, I have had the privilege of being a member of the University’s Honors Program. As a … Continue reading

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Biology Alumnus Michelle Uminski joins Columbia’s Masters Program in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology

Hi, I’m Michelle Uminski, 2017 graduate of Scranton’s Biology Program. It has been a few years since I graduated from the University of Scranton with majors in Biology and Philosophy, but the opportunities I had as an undergraduate continue to … Continue reading

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Meet Molly Rhein – First Physiology Graduate to Pursue a Doctorate in Physiology!

Hello! My name is Molly Rhein, and I graduated from the University of Scranton in December 2020 with a degree in Physiology. Choosing Physiology as my major was not necessarily a simple decision, but I am so glad I ended … Continue reading

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Biology Graduate Eva Rine reflects on Scranton and her new job at Sanofi

Hi, I’m Eva Rine, and I’m a senior biology major. I started off as a pre-med BCMB major, but I soon realized that my passion was not in chemistry but biology. I changed my major to biology and my concentration … Continue reading

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Rising Biology Senior Jessica Fanelli awarded Royals Scholars Summer Fellowship in support of her Honors Research

Hi everyone!       My name is Jessica Fanelli and I am a rising senior at the University of Scranton. I am a biology major and a biochemistry minor. As a member of the Honors Program, I am conducting … Continue reading

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Biology major Corinne Mackenzie tracks a Career as Physician Assistant

Hello, my name is Corinne Mackenzie and I am a current senior Biology major. I started my journey at the University of Scranton as a nursing major. It was not until my junior year that I decided to pursue a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our newest Scranton Summer Research Fellows!

The Provost’s Office has just announced this summer’s recipients of the University’s prestigious President’s Fellowships for Summer Research. The Biology department is proud to announce that six of our students majoring in the Biological Sciences have succeeded in securing these … Continue reading

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