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Located in Allentown, Pa., Cedar Crest College was selected as a “Top Regional College” and a “Best Value” in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings from 2012-2019 and a “Best College for Veterans” in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019. In additi...
Dozens of Cedar Crest College students traveled to Athens, Greece recently, as part of the Carmen Twillie Ambar Sophomore Expedition. The Sophomore Expedition is a guaranteed study abroad program....Spring 2019
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Activities & Affiliations
Leslie Abreu (advisor: Allison Cornell), Brianna Hill (advisor: Andre Walther) and Stephanie Barr (advisor: Andre Walther) were among the 158 students that participated in the Anne Spychala Presentation Awards competition that was held at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science. During this competition, poster and oral presentations are judged and ranked by scientists attending the conference. Of the 106 students that participated in the oral competition, Brianna Hill was awarded a Third Place Anne Spychala Presentation award for her poster presentation, and Leslie Abreu was awarded an Honorable Mention Anne Spychala Presentation award. Of the 52 students that participated in the oral competition, Stephanie Barr was awarded a Second Place Anne Spychala Presentation award for her oral presentation.Spring 2019
On March 20th, Miranda Fetchen (Junior Environmental Conservation and Math double major) and Leslie Abreu (Sophomore Biology major) gave a joint talk with Dr. Allison Cornell (Assistant Professor of Biology) at Luther Crest Retirement Community on their spotted lanternfly research. The talk, entitled "Tiny Pest, Big Problem" was very well received by an audience of over 50 community members, including retired Biology Professor Dr. Marion Kayhart. Luther Crest also broadcast a video of the talk in the rooms of residents. Leslie and Miranda will continue to present the research they have completed with Dr. Cornell and the USDA at the Pennsylvania Academy of Science Conference hosted at Cedar Crest next weekend, and will be special guest speakers in Dr. Cornell's Institute for Learning and Retirement course on lanternflies in April. Congratulations to Leslie and Miranda!Spring 2019