For immediate release: May 11, 2007
BLOOMSBURG — Twenty-five Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students were inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon international economics honor society during a recent ceremony. The inductees, their hometown, year and major are:
Berks County: Matthew Hoch, Oley, junior, business administration/finance and economics; and Lauren Lezette, Reading, junior, business administration/finance.
Chester County: Amanda Bauguess, Oxford, senior, math statistics; and Rachel McCarthy, Frazer, junior, business administration/finance.
Columbia County: Maryhelen Naumann-Travis, Bloomsburg, senior, business administration/management; and Eric Welkom, Catawissa, senior, business information systems.
Dauphin County: Terra Bixler-George, Hummelstown, senior, economics; and Julie McKenna, Harrisburg, who earned a bachelor’s degree in economics in December 2006.
Lehigh County: Andrew Petro, Coopersburg, junior, economics.
Lycoming County: Ty Butler, Montoursville, sophomore, political economics; Sara Dest,
Montoursville, who earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology in December 2006; and Christen McDermott, Williamsport, senior, business administration/finance and business information systems.
Montour County: Amanda Knauer, Danville, senior, math statistics; and Emily Watson, Danville, junior, economics.
Pike County: Jon Grompone, Milford, senior, business administration/finance.
Also, Christopher Brown, Vestal, N.Y., junior, economics; Stephen Colianni, Barnegat, N.J., senior, economics; Alexander Eremenko, Moscow, Russia, senior, economics; Joel Jukus, Hillsborough, N.J., senior, business administration/accounting; Jonathan Krakower, Cresskill, N.J., senior, business administration/finance; and Christopher Scheidhauer, Mount Ephraim, N.J., senior, economics.
The guest speaker for the induction ceremony was Dominick Salvatore, distinguished professor of economics at Fordham University in New York.
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Professional Studies, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.