Administration

Honor Society Inducts New Members

(Bradenton, Fla., December 12, 2014) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society chapters Nu Zeta at SCF Bradenton and Alpha Mu Upsilon at SCF Venice inducted 159 new members this fall. Members must have a 3.5 or higher grade point average (GPA) at induction and maintain a 3.25 GPA.

Alpha Mu Upsilon at SCF Venice

Academic Resource Center Coordinator Melanie Le Clainche was inducted as an honorary member of the SCF Alpha Mu Upsilon chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at SCF Venice.

Ceremony participants were Dr. Mike Mears, vice president of strategic initiatives; Julie Jakway, vice president of business and administrative services; Darlene Wedler-Johnson, SCF Venice campus executive officer; Heather Shehorn, coordinator of student support services; Cathy Panik, professor, mathematics; and co-advisers Kristen Zaborski, assistant professor, business and technology, and Michael Rogers, associate professor, social and behavioral sciences.

Alpha Mu Upsilon officers sworn in were Matthew Ruch, president; Stephen Caselden, vice president of leadership; Anne Miller, vice president of communications; Madeline Ruch, vice president of scholarship/historian; Alexis Holsapple, vice president of service; Jaynelle McDowell, vice president of fellowship; Christina Champ, vice president of finance; Lauren Gadoury, vice president of membership; and Brandon Jones-Dorey, vice president of public relations.

New Alpha Mu Upsilon members are Bryn Austin, Rachel Ballard, Kelsey Behler, Courtney Buckney, Nicole Carney, Christina Champ, Yantong Chen, Lisa Ciraolo, James Cox, Ryan Fowler, Leah Hazelton, Jean Hobbs, Alexis Holsapple, Jean Korovich-Beam, Jaynelle McDowell, Zoran Popovic, Jaydee Robles, Madeline Ruch, Beatrix Silagi, Michael Skehan, Naomi Stiwich, Joseph Valderrama and Ryan Via.

Nu Zeta at SCF Bradenton

Nu Zeta officers who participated in the ceremony were Joni Liberty, president; Hailey Golden, vice president of leadership; Hale Inocente, vice president of fellowship; CaSondra Thomas, historian; Kyla Roush, fundraising; Nelly Wilson, executive vice president; Ashley Bryant, vice president of scholarship; Dominic DiMaio, vice president of service; and William Finley, recording secretary.

Other ceremony participants at SCF Bradenton included SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld, Dr. Donald Bowman, vice president of student affairs; and Dr. Michael Mears, vice president of strategic initiatives. Christy Cardillo was the keynote speaker.

Special guests at the ceremony included language and literature faculty members Anastasia Bojanowski, Luci Frith, Jeff Grieneisen, Ardee Mathey, Robin Rogers and Cynthia Ross; mathematics faculty members, Altay Ozgener, Dr. Nancy Johnson, Department Chair Jim Condor, Dennis Runde and Anna Wasilewska; natural sciences faculty members Dr. Matthew Keirle, Dr. Margie Robertson and Department Chair Jane Pfeilsticker; social and behavioral sciences faculty members Gladys Green and Kevin Kennedy; health professions faculty member Del Carr and humanities faculty member Dr. Hyun Kim.

Other special guests included Associate Vice President of Enrollment Services MariLynn Lewy and SCF Collegiate School Instructor and Academic College Adviser Matthew Bowman.

Janet Samuels, assistant professor, mathematics, is the adviser of the Nu Zeta chapter of PTK at SCF Bradenton.

New Nu Zeta members areStephanie Arias, Crystal Bailey, Jessica Barrero Bustamante, Jessica Beam, Ryan Brown, James Brusoe, Ashley Bryant, Danielle Buncik, Melissa Carman, Rebeca Castro, James Chouinard., Brenda Cortez, Emily Cranmer, Armando Cruz-Vasquez, Lawrence Dalton, Taylor Dany, Rita De Palma, William Deller, Steven Dey, Luisa Disla-Santos, Cameron Drago, Jacquelyn Duffy, Jamie Earhart, Caroline Elbertson, Darien Evans, Emily Feicht, Donna Feikema, Jessica Fischer, Marissa Fleenor, Brenna Foote, Jordan Foth, Adriana Gaffey, Carolina Garcia, Kendra Garcia, Alexa Genkin, Gianna Gentile, Lisa Gonsalves, Rebecca Good, Kevin Greene, Michael Griffin, Carla Guerra, Samantha Haga, Ashley Hall, Kelsey Hallbeck, Scotia Hammond, Lindsey Hankinson, Jasper Hazenberg, Lori Hensen, Anna Higginbotham, Cody Hornberger, Jessica Hurst, Brandie Hyde, Amber Imran, Viktoriya Janko, Christina Jarvis, Brenda Joseph, Angel Kelly, Mallory Kennett, Jennifer King, Emily Kozloski, Daniel Krug, Levi Laterreur, Julie Lau, Victor Lema II, Samuel Lesney, David Logan, Karen Marra, Arminda Mata, Kimberly Mathis, Ashley Maus, Kristel McCarrick, Christopher McCraw, Shannon McNamara, Michael McNaught, Joshua Mccallum, Brian Michie, Allison Miller, Laura Miller, Kevin Mills, Maite Montagut, Courtney Moody, Merisa Murrell, Shaina Neill, Alecia Nelsen, Michael Newman, Michael Niewodowski, Maggie O'Rourke, Robert Ocampo, Joshua Olivio, Wilson Palencia, Corey Pedraza, Tiffany Pervis, Erin Petrino, Marlo Porter, Mark Prohaska, Jessica Rice, Justin Rifner, Dawn Rogers, Krystal Rose, Ariana Rupan, Brandon Russell, Dana Rutledge, Jose Sanchez, Courtney Schmidt, Ryan Schmitt, Kaitlin Scott, Elayna Smith, Babatunde Somade, Titilope Somade, Adriana Souza, Darrell Stinger, Lynne Streitmatter, Monica Tamayo, Jeanna Tammaro, Beth Taylor, Christina Thompson, Amber Tilicky, Nam Tran, Jennifer Trotter, Zulfiia Tursunova, Lorine Valentine, Harrison VanDerNoord, John Vigil, Jercoiya Waiters, Rasheed Waliagha, Caitlyn Welch, Nikole Wethington, Wendy White, Tiffany Williams, Jonathan Willman, Matthew Willman, Alicja Wilson, Katrina Wilson, Richard Winterbottom and Alyssa Wyble.

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