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Mount students present research at Eastern Colleges Science Conference

April 15, 2014

Newburgh, NY -

ECSC 2014

Mount students (gathered with faculty mentors) recently presented their research.

Ten students from Mount Saint Mary College recently presented their research projects at the 68th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC) in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

The students gave both poster and lecture presentations. This year marked the sixth time Mount students have participated.

The presenters were:

  • Annie Dineen of Middletown, N.Y., a chemistry major, with faculty mentor Jodie Wasacz, assistant professor of chemistry
  • Steven Doster of Salt Point, N.Y., a biology major, with faculty mentor Carl Hoegler, professor of biology
  • Nathaniel Dziuba of Northford, Conn., a biology/physical therapy and chemistry double major, with faculty mentor Suparna Bhalla, associate professor of biology
  • Adam Earle of Merrick, N.Y., a chemistry major, with faculty mentor Janet Petroski, associate professor of chemistry
  • Lara Guindi of New Windsor, N.Y., a biology/pre-med major, with faculty mentor Suparna Bhalla, associate professor of biology
  • Laura Leone of Staten Island, N.Y., a biology major, with faculty mentor Carl Hoegler, professor of biology
  • Hannah Mulhall of Holbrook, N.Y., a biology/pre-med major with faculty mentor James Moran, associate professor of biology
  • Jessica Perk of New Windsor, N.Y., a human services and sociology double major, with faculty mentor Colleen Kirk, assistant professor of marketing
  • Vanessa Rahanaev of Carmel, N.Y., a biology major, with faculty mentor Carl Hoegler, professor of biology
  • Melanie Hofbauer of Woodcliff Lake, N.J., a biology/pre-med major, with faculty mentor Suparna Bhalla, assistant professor of biology

Earle, Guindi, and Mulhall received awards for outstanding poster presentations.

Within the core of strong Mount Saint Mary College degrees in the natural sciences are courses in earth science, organic chemistry, physiology, biology, and more. The Mount prepares students for graduate study; medical, veterinary or dental school; and careers in industry and education, as well as other fields. At the college, students find supportive study groups, service opportunities, and research with faculty.

The college is currently taking applications for its new physician assistant program (pending accreditation – provisional).