Scranton Colleges Against Cancer Club Named Chapter of the Year
The American Cancer Society presented its annual Colleges Against Cancer Chapter of the Year Award to The University of Scranton’s Colleges Against Cancer Club for outstanding achievements in the areas of survivorship, advocacy, education and Relay For Life at its recent East Central Division Collegiate Summit held at West Chester University, West Chester. The Jesuit university’s club held more than 10 events to educate and promote cancer awareness to the campus community. The chapter also was praised for raising 109 percent of its monetary goal. At the award presentation are, from left: Desiree Thorne, American Cancer Society staff partner; University of Scranton students Megan Stewart, a community health education major from Hicksville, N.Y., and Colleges Against Cancer club president; campus Relay For Life co-chairs Nicole Furman, a secondary education and physics major from Merrick, N.Y.; and Nicole Bianco, a psychology major from Eatontown, N.J.; and Kristin Solanik, conference committee at West Chester University.