Abington-area residents in the news

April 10th, 2018 11:13 pm

Puteri inducted into honor society

SCRANTON — Gabriella Puteri, of Scott Township, was among 31 University of Scranton students inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society of nursing. For induction into the honor society, students must have completed one half of the nursing curriculum, demonstrated ability in nursing, have a grade point average of 3.0 and rank in the upper one-third of the class.

Locals inducted into honor society

SCRANTON — Three area residents were among the 77 University of Scranton students inducted into Omega Beta Sigma, the women’s business honor society. Induction is open to students who major or minor in business, have at least sophomore academic standing, and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. The University’s honor society was established in 1982.

Students inducted are Hannah Gaul, of Clarks Summit; Molly Hampsey and Alissa Zamber, both of Tunkhannock.

U of S students inducted into honor society

SCRANTON — Abington-area residents were among 54 University of Scranton students inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the national honor society for biology. For induction into the honor society, students must have completed at least three biology courses, maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average in biology, and be in good academic standing at the University.

Students inducted are:

Matthew Flynn, of Factoryville, a senior majoring in neuroscience

Emma Graham, of Waverly Township, a sophomore majoring in biology, cell, molecular biology

Nadeen Jafar, of South Abington Township, a sophomore majoring in biology

Maaz Siddiqui, of South Abington Township, a sophomore majoring in biology

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