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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is the newest member of the Geisinger Health System family. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Doylestown, Scranton, Sayre, Wilk...
Ashley Benjamin of Philadelphia earns master of biomedical sciences degree from Geisinger Commonwealth School of MedicineAshley Benjamin of Philadelphia, along with 12 other members of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's (Geisinger Commonwealth) first Doylestown campus cohort, received a master of biomedical ...Summer 2017
Ashley Benjamin was recognized for earning a spot on the Dean's ListThe Deans List recognizes the top 20 percent of students taking a minimum of three graded, full-credit courses each fall and spring term based on the grade point average for that term.Fall 2010Added by Ashley
Ashley Benjamin was recognized for earning a spot on an honors listThe Cheyney University Keystone Honors Academy strives to be a catalyst for university wide activity intended to enhance the scholarly environment on the Cheyney campus. This is a community of high achieving students and the Academy provides a wide array of services and programs which further enrich the academic experience for its members. The Academy encompasses academic, cultural, social, and professional experiences, and matches members with scholarships. This approach is consistent with national models for student success, and has proven to be effective in the CU KHA.Fall 2010 - Spring 2013Added by Ashley
Ashley Benjamin was recognized for earning a spot on an honors listBeta Kappa Chi is a National Scientific Honor Society. The purpose of this Society shall be to encourage and advance scientific education through original investigation, the dissemination of scientific knowledge; and the stimulation of high scholarship in pure and applied science.
Undergraduate students are eligible for membership if they rank in the upper fifth of their class and have completed at least sixty-four semester hours of college work, seventeen semester hours of which shall be in one of the sciences recognized by Beta Kappa Chi with a grade average of at least B in the science area and a general college average of at least B; graduate students are eligible if they have completed at least fifteen semester hours in one of the sciences recognized by the Society with a grade average of A in at least one-third of the hours and at least B in the remaining two-thirds semester hours.Fall 2010 - Spring 2013Added by Ashley
Ashley Benjamin was recognized for earning a spot on an honors listThe Phi Beta Delta Society () is an international honor society that was founded at California State University, Long Beach in 1986. It was the first honor society dedicated to recognize scholarly achievement in international education, giving scholarships to deserving students and enhancing knowledge about various cultures around the world.
Nominated students, faculty, and/or staff are invited to become members based on the scholastic achievement (grade point averages) of student members, classes taken or taught, international activities undertaken, and international travel, work or study experience. Members are also committed to international education.Added by Ashley
Ashley Benjamin was recognized for studying abroadSince 1985, PASSHE has provided Honors students from the fourteen state universities with the opportunity to study abroad through the Summer Honors Program. Each students scholarship covers the cost of 6 academic credits, travel and room and board at the host university and abroad. The application process is competitive; students must complete a written application and be in good standing within their respective Honors Program to be considered for the summer program. They are selected based on academic achievement, service to the Honors Program and the university and their interest in the program of study.
"There and Back Again"- Oxford, England
Self-directed research and analytic reporting
Topics in Self and Society- 3 Credits
Topics of Art and Humanities-3 CreditsSummer 2012Added by Ashley
Awards & Recognition
Ashley Benjamin was recognized for earning an academic awardCreated in 2000, the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence is conferred upon a graduating senior from one of the State System universities. This award was founded by Dr. Syed R. Ali-Zaidi, a charter member of the Board of Governors. Funding for this academic excellence award was made possible through gifts from Dr. Ali-Zaidi, Highmark Inc., and the State System Foundation, Inc. Dr. Ali-Zaidi wishes to inspire and honor State System students who exhibit excellence in their pursuit of knowledge.
Candidates were recommended by their university president at the conclusion of a campus application and selection process that was open to all graduating seniors. Multiple selection criteria included outstanding academic scholarship, including prizes, honors, and honorary societies; participation in extra/co-curricular activities; and a two-page essay by the nominee addressing how the university has prepared him or her for the next career step.Added by Ashley
Activities & Affiliations
Ashley Benjamin of Philadelphia, other MBS students at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, obtain certificationAshley Benjamin of Philadelphia and other students in the master of biomedical sciences (MBS) program at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's Doylestown campus recently had the opportunity t...Fall 2017
Ashley Benjamin of Philadelphia and several other Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine master of biomedical sciences students took part in the Great American Cleanup on March 25, beautifying t...Spring 2017
Ashley Benjamin of Philadelphia, along with other students enrolled in The Commonwealth Medical College's (TCMC) master of biomedical science program at the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute (BSBI) in D...Winter 2016-2017
RepresentativeChristopher RabbPA House District 200
January 29, 2017
ActivityDrexel University College of Medicine, Summer Internship
Neurobiology/Anatomy Laboratory, June-August
The Role of D2 Dopamine Receptors in Concussion-Induced Working Memory Deficits in the Adolescent Rat
Acquired both theoretical knowledge and practical training in research in concussion induced TBI
Scientific experimentation and other scholarly investigations using animal models (Rodents)Summer 2012Added by Ashley
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