Student Academic Honors Convocation

The University of Pittsburgh at Titusville held it’s annual Academic Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 4, at 3:45 pm in Henne Auditorium.  The purpose of this event is to acknowledge the academic and scholarly achievement of students. 

Faculty from the life sciences, applied sciences, arts and letters, history and philosophy, business, nursing, physical science, physical therapy assistant, and social sciences departments presented awards to freshman and sophomore students who worked hard in their studies and also served as classroom leaders.  Those recipients included:

Life Science:

Freshman – Bailey E. Ferry
Sophomore – Caitlyn R. Morgan

Applied Science:

Freshman – Michael P. Mulligan
Sophomore – Albert J. Lopez-Martinez

Arts and letters, History and Philosophy:

Sophomore – Rebecca L. Fagley


Freshman – Andrea M. Burns
Sophomore – Timothy L. Kregiel


Freshman – Stephanie J. Graham
Sophomore Lea M. Sansom

Physical Science:

Freshman – Taylor J. Donovan
Sophomore – Kelcie J. Prinkey

Physical Therapist Assistant:

Freshman – Nicole M. Temple
Sophomore – Abigail R. Haughey

Social Science:

Freshman – Mikayla D. Anthony
Sophomore – Desiree N. Miller


Sophomore Albert J. Lopez-Martinmez was recognized as an outstanding student. Dr. David Fitz, campus dean, presented Lopez-Martinez with the award. The award, Fitz explained during the ceremony, was given to Lopez-Martinez for his excellence as a student, exemplifying the university’s values of respect, integrity, and excellence.

In addition to individual awards, 13 students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Throughout the year, the society completes service projects that help the campus and assist members of the Titusville community who are in need.

Awards were also presented to eight student-athletes for academic excellence while participating in Pitt Titusville volleyball and/or basketball.  Those students included:  Carrie A. Covell, Alexis V. O’Donnell, Amanda Frey, Josie R. Peebles, Rebecca L. Fagley, Ryliegh Beck, Samantha M. McHenry and George N. Miller. 

Students designated as dean’s scholars, maintaining a GPA of 3.20-3.49; president’s scholars, maintaining a GPA of 3.50-3.99; and university scholars, maintaining a GPA of 4.00, were also recognized and applauded.