The University of Scranton SIFE Team Recognized at Regional Competition
Competing against 44 teams at the SIFE USA Regional Competition held recently in Baltimore, Md., The University of Scranton SIFE students presented a 24-minute multi-media summary of the educational outreach projects they developed and implemented throughout the 2011-2012 academic year. The teams were judged by a panel of business and community leaders on how well they created economic opportunity by helping others. The team received the 4.0 Club Award, which recognizes quality educational programs, success in SIFE, and long-term sustainability in improving the quality of life and standard of living for others. Seated, from left, are communication majors Maureen Elfring ’13 of Glen Rock, N.J.; John McMenamin ’12 of Conshohocken; and Caitlin Doheny ’12 of Leonia, N.J. Standing in first row, from left, are communication majors Ariel Ruggiero ’12, of Clinton, N.J.; Amanda Kurtti ’12 of New City, N.Y.; and Maria Kristina Melgarejo ’12, of Townsend, Del.; economics major Danielle Dembia ’12 of South Plainfield, N.J.; communication major Jessica Ozoniak ’14, of West Caldwell, N.J.; and Jan Kelly, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and Sam M. Walton Free Enterprise Fellow. Back row, from left, are communication majors Robert Watts ’12 of Wyckoff, N.J.; Jacqueline Sembor ’13 of Thompson, Conn.; Michael Forsette ’12, of Forest City; and Frantz Lucien, Jr. ’12 of Newark, N.J.; and Rebecca Mikesell, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication and Sam M. Walton Free Enterprise Fellow.