Honors Program Graduates

The mission of the Marist College Honors Program is to develop scholars, leaders and global citizens. All Honors students complete a curriculum that is broader, deeper, and more complex. This includes seminars on enduring questions in the arts and sciences, as well as seminars focusing on some of the most pressing social and political challenges we face today. Each Honors Program graduate completes a thesis project under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

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Welcome from Vice President for Academic Affairs Thomas Wermuth

Thomas Wermuth

Star Spangled Banner Performed by
Marist Singers

National Anthem

 

Honors Program Overview from Program Director Dr. Mary M. Stone

Mary Stone

Keynote Address by Dean of Academic Engagement Dr. James G. Snyder

James Snyder

What a Wonderful World Performed by
The Sirens

Marist Sirens

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Shelby AdelmanShelby Adelman

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: My Sister's Closet: Selling Sustainability

Faculty Mentor: Joyce Lee

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Janice AlcantaraJanice Alcantara

Degree: B.A. Educational Psychology - Childhood/Students with Disabilities 1-6

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Mindfulness Workshop for Somaliland and Students Transitioning to College

Faculty Mentor: Mary Stone

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Ashley AllegrettiAshley Allegretti

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Generations at Work: Changes from College to the Workplace

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Emma AmsterEmma Amster

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Job Satisfaction

Faculty Mentor: Elizabeth Quinn 

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Erik AndersonErik Anderson

Degree: B.S. Environmental Science/Policy

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: From Pen to Preserve: Making Environmental Dreams a Sustainable Reality

Faculty Mentor: Richard Feldman

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Kaeden Andrasko

Degree: B.A. History

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: In the Best Interest of Their People?: U.S. and Iran Relations in the Twentieth Century

Faculty Mentor: Steven Garabedian

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Savannah AndraskoSavannah Andrasko

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Relation of Parenting Style to College Students' Academic and Social Wellbeing 

Faculty Mentor: Ryan Kinlaw

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Madison BarrMadison Barr

Degree: B.S. Digital Media

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Harmful Effects of Plea Deals on the Justice System

Faculty Mentor: Lucy Holtsnider

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Alemy BarretoAlemy Barreto

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Thesis: Interventions for Feeding Disorders in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Faculty Mentor: Thomas Killian

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Crystal BarrocaCrystal Barroca

Degree: B.S. Biomedical Sciences and Spanish

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Biochemical Characterization of Autophagy in Melanocytes 

Faculty Mentor: Megan Dennis

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Boushra BelkhirBoushra Belkhir

Degree: B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Honors: Cum Laude

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Alexis BenjaminAlexis Benjamin

Degree: B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Decrease Detection Time of Melanoma with Nonmedical Personnel Screening

Faculty Mentor: James Snyder

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Kelsey BeresheimKelsey Beresheim

Degree: B.A. Political Science

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Anxieties of Marist Athletes: A Podcast 

Faculty Mentor: Leander Schaerlaeckens

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Raphael BerettaRaphael Beretta

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The Resiliency of Breweries in the Hudson Valley

Faculty Mentor: Jeffrey Bass

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Sabrina BergstenSabrina Bergsten

Degree: B.S. Information Technology and Systems

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Transforming a Large Yelp Data Set: Techniques for Data Preprocessing, Analytics, and Visualization

Faculty Mentor: Carolyn Matheus

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Natalie BillsNatalie Bills

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Mindfulness Practice and Anxiety Reduction: An Autoethnographic Approach

Faculty Mentor: Kristin Jay

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Matthew BlaszcykMatthew Blaszczyk

Degree: B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Healthcare Inequities Promote Trends within Community Health: An Examination of Dutchess County and the City of Poughkeepsie

Faculty Mentor: Melissa Gaeke

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Jenna BoccabellaJenna Boccabella

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Mindfulness Interventions for At-Risk Youth at Poughkeepsie Middle School

Faculty Mentor: Mary Stone

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Joseph BonafedeJoseph Bonafede

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Disney: Progressive or Profiting 

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Maria Francesca BonventreMaria Francesca Bonventre

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Empathy and Mindfulness in Mirror-Touch Synesthesia

Faculty Mentor: Kristin Jay

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Christie BrakeChristie Brake

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: The Progression of Mental Health: The Dark Side of the Media

Faculty Mentor: William Van Ornum

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Allyson BrittAllyson Britt

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Millennials vs. GenZ and How the Evolution of Social Media Has Affected Social Interaction 

Faculty Mentor: Wenjing Xie

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Alexis BroadnaxAlexis Broadnax

Degree: B.S. Digital Media

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Transmedia, Transcontinental Women 

Faculty Mentor: Courtney Wrenn

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Michelle BurkeMichelle Burke

Degree: B.A. Psychology/Special Education

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Teacher's Impact on Students

Faculty Mentor: Kari Morrison

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Mallory CannonMallory Cannon

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The Impact of Guided Meditation on Implicit Attitudes 

Faculty Mentor: Kristin Jay

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Mark CappuccittiMark Cappuccitti

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Streaming Wars: Will Netflix Maintain Video Streaming Dominance?

Faculty Mentor: David Gavin

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Nicole CioffeNicole Cioffe

Degree: B.A. English/Adolescent Education

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Marist College Book Club

Faculty Mentor: Moira Fitzgibbons

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Megan ClarkeMegan Clarke

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: An Ancient Practice for a Modern Disorder

Faculty Mentor: Mary Stone

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Danielle ColasaccoDanielle Colasacco

Degree: B.S. Biology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The Physiological Effects of Cannabis 

Faculty Mentor: James Snyder

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Gabriela ConlanGabriela Conlan

Degree: B.A. Political Science

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: How Migrants See Themselves in America

Faculty Mentor: Juris Pupcenoks

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Olivia CornishOlivia Cornish

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: In the Glory of Shadows - a story of Terezin

Faculty Mentor: Bruce Murkoff

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Samantha CummingSamantha Cumming

Degree: B.S. Applied Mathematics

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Estimating Parameters of Students' T-distribution Using Expectation Maximization Algorithm

Faculty Mentor: Duy Nguyen

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Marika CygertMarika Cygert

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The Narrative of the Climate Survey: Told by Black Students on Campus

Faculty Mentor: Addrain Conyers

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Isabella DAddarioIsabella D'Addario

Degree: B.A. English

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: English Language Arts Common Core: A Call for Creative Writing

Faculty Mentor: Leigh Graham

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Jenna DalyJenna Daly

Degree: B.S. Computer Science

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: How to build an iOS App from scratch: Marist Maps

Faculty Mentor: Matthew Johnson

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Megan DelMoroMegan DelMoro

Degree: B.S. Biology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: CRISPR: The Ethics of Gene Editing: A Utilitarian Analysis of the Ethics of CRISPR-Cas9 Applications

Faculty Mentor: James Snyder

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Madeline DintinoMadeline Dintino

Degree: B.F.A. Fashion Design

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Gender in the Modern World: A Zine for Efficient Education 

Faculty Mentor: DooRi Chung

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Claire DonaldsonClaire Donaldson

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: "Like" Less, Live More

Faculty Mentor: Mary Stone

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Clairice DrexlerClairice Drexler

Degree: B.S. Environmental Science/Policy

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Uncoupling the influences of organic matter and groundwater inflow on endangered turtle habitat in wetland ponds

Faculty Mentor: Zion Klos

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Nicholas FarandaNicholas Faranda

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: You Can't Spell Leadership without E I

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Emmanuelle FarrellEmmanuelle Farrell

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The impact of the Honor Your Mind mindfulness intervention on the well-being of undergraduate honors students

Faculty Mentor: Mary Stone

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Nina FassnachtNina Fassnacht

Degree: B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Chromatin remodeling mediates repair of DNA damage in C. elegans germ cells

Faculty Mentor: Paula Checchi

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Katherine FerenKatherine Feren

Degree: B.S. Fashion Merchandising

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: The Uncertain Future of the Apparel Supply Chain

Faculty Mentor: Jodi Hartmann

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Sarah FerrieSarah Ferrie

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Mirroring Reality: Female Users' Perceptions of Authenticity on Instagram

Faculty Mentor: Sara Nowlin

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Kaila FitzgeraldKaila Fitzgerald

Degree: B.S. Biology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Making an Ethical Case for the Fusion of Traditional and Western Medicine

Faculty Mentor: James Snyder

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Sydney FordSydney Ford

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: College Students Perception of Greenwashing and it's Impact on Purchasing Behavior

Faculty Mentor: Joanna D'Avanzo

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Elizabeth GannonElizabeth Gannon

Degree: B.A. History

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Pa's Wandering Foot: A 19th Century Case Study of Mental Illness

Faculty Mentor: Sally Dwyer-McNulty

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Morgan GerberMorgan Gerber

Degree: B.S. Biology

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: An Ethical Analysis of the Opioid Crisis and the Role of Pharmacists

Faculty Mentor: Lisa Stephens

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Mary Catherine GreeleyMary Catherine Greeley

Degree: B.A. Communication and Economics

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Women in Sports Course 

Faculty Mentor: Jane McManus

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Denise GrohnDenise Grohn

Degree: B.S. Biology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Effects of select bacterial combinations on biofilm formation patterns from equine wound bacteria

Faculty Mentor: Raymond Kepner

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Tara GuaimanoTara Guaimano

Degree: B.A. Political Science

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: "A Human Enterprise:" Newsroom Transparency as an Effort to Increase Public Trust in American Journalism

Faculty Mentor: Kevin Lerner

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Hailey GuinnHailey Guinn

Degree: B.S. Criminal Justice

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Cultivating Understanding of the Sexual Assault Recovery Process

Faculty Mentor: Julie Raines

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Francesca Guzzo-CrocamoFrancesca Guzzo-Crocamo

Degree: B.S. Biology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: The Effect of Body-Scan Meditation on Phantom Limb Pain: A Case Study

Faculty Mentor: Kristin Jay

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Merab GvelesianiMerab Gvelesiani

Degree: B.A. Economics

Thesis: 525,600 Minutes

Faculty Mentor: Henry Pratt

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Ava HanlonAva Hanlon

Degree: B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Childhood Cancer: Misconceptions vs. Reality

Faculty Mentor: Maryellen Guardino

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Matthew HanrightMatthew Hanright

Degree: B.S. Games and Emerging Media

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The Unusually Straight-Forward Life of Kris Kennedy

Faculty Mentor: Henry Pratt

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Amanda HarriganAmanda Harrigan

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Interaction of Audio and Visual Input in Memory of Popular Music

Faculty Mentor: Kimery Levering

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Matthew HarrisMatthew Harris

Degree: B.S. Environmental Science/Policy

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Marist Earth Ally: Environmental Advocacy and Allyship 

Faculty Mentor: Jessica Boscarino

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Megan HartmanMegan Hartman

Degree: B.A. Psychology/Special Education

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The Fifty Percent of People Elementary History Curriculums Forget About

Faculty Mentor: Janine Peterson

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Caisi HechtCaisi Hecht

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Developing Global Perspectives in Secondary Education: An International Pen Pal Program with At Risk Youth

Faculty Mentor: Mary Stone

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Louis HigueraLouis Higuera

Degree: B.A. Political Science and Philosophy

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Exploring How Nonprofits Influence Public Policy: A Case for Effectiveness

Faculty Mentor: Melissa Gaeke

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Timothy HoangTimothy Hoang

Degree: B.S./M.S. Software Development and Business Finance

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Improving Learning Management Systems with Emerging Web Application Technologies

Faculty Mentor: Brian Gormanly

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Spencer HoganSpencer Hogan

Degree: B.S. Business Administration and Economics

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The ‘Bully Pulpit’ and the Federal Reserve: Clarifying the Role of Politics and the Presidency in American Monetary Policy

Faculty Mentor: Dennis Murray

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Christina HolderChristina Holder

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Success vs. Failure: Determining the Crucial Factors in Entrepreneurship

Faculty Mentor: David Gavin

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Sonia IkramSonia Ikram

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Women In The Workplace

Faculty Mentor: Joanne Gavin

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Steven JacobsSteven Alan Jacobs

Degree: B.A. Italian

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Language Lens: Language Learning in the 21st Century

Faculty Mentor: Maureen Melita

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David JenningsDavid Jennings

Degree: B.S. Cybersecurity

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: An Ontology for Semantic I/O

Faculty Mentor: Brian Gormanly

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Ashley JordanAshley Jordan

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Changing the World One Takoda Service Dog at a Time

Faculty Mentor: Kelly Apfel 

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Ryan KarimabadyRyan Karimabady

Degree: B.A. Political Science and Philosophy

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Examining the Ethical Nature of Human Genetic Engineering 

Faculty Mentor: Joseph Campisi

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Fiona KingFiona King

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Societal Impacts on Gender Inequality in Thailand and the United States

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Emily KleinEmily Klein

Degree: B.S. Medical Technology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Garlic: A Natural Solution for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria 

Faculty Mentor: Zofia Gagnon

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Talia KlutchTalia Klutch

Degree: B.A. Criminal Justice

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: You are Not Alone: Empathy Among the Formerly Incarcerated 

Faculty Mentor: Addrain Conyers

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Siena KremidasSiena Kremidas

Degree: B.A. Fine Arts

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Alice Neel in Spanish Harlem - Extraordinary Portraits of Ordinary People

Faculty Mentor: Anne Bertrand-Dewsnap

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Anthony LaricchiaAnthony Laricchia

Degree: B.A. History

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Gender, Sexuality & Masculinity in China and Thailand 

Faculty Mentor: Kristin Bayer

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Kiana LeClaireKiana LeClaire

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Behind the Scenes: Marketing and Promoting Scientific Comedy Show, "Dr. Gravity: What Goes Up!?"

Faculty Mentor: Babette Fasolino

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Annemarie LeeAnnemarie Lee

Degree: B.A. Biochemistry

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Therapeutic Properties of Resveratrol Against GI Tract Infectious Agents 

Faculty Mentor: Kristin Dragos

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Emma LeMayEmma LeMay

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Love in the Age of Tinder: A Memoir

Faculty Mentor: Leigh Graham

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Megan LeVasseurMegan LeVasseur

Degree: B.S. Accounting

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Robotic Process Automation: Is this the Future of Accounting? 

Faculty Mentor: Don Warren

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Nicholas LewisNicholas Lewis

Degree: B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Navigating the Moral Ambiguity of Death and Dying as a Future Physician

Faculty Mentor: James Snyder

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William LinkWilliam Link

Degree: B.A. Political Science and History

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Kingston, New York - The Potential Dark Side of Being, “Modern, Renewed and Developed.” 

Faculty Mentor: JoAnne Myers

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Thomas Magnusson

Degree: B.S. Computer Science

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Bringing Automated Testing into the Intro to Programming Curriculum at Marist

Faculty Mentor: Brian Gormanly

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Emily MaroldEmily Marold

Degree: B.A. Mathematics/Adolescence Education

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Talkin’ Like a Mathematician: Exploring Academic Vocabulary Instruction in Mathematics Classrooms

Faculty Mentor: Mary Kelly

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Jillian McCarthyJillian McCarthy

Degree: B.S. Fashion Merchandising and Italian

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Identity and Gender Role in Elena Ferrante's L'Amore Molesto

Faculty Mentor: Maureen Melita

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Seamus McCraveSeamus McCrave

Degree: B.S. Applied Mathematics and Accounting

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: How to Win the Lottery

Faculty Mentor: K. Peter Krog

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Mary McGrailMary McGrail

Degree: B.A. History

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: An Exploration of Inquisition (A Collection)

Faculty Mentor: Edward Smith

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Nicole MirskyNicole Mirsky

Degree: B.S. Economics

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: A Gen-Z Guide To The American Economy and Financial Literacy

Faculty Mentor: Christy Caridi

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Bradley MobeckBradley Mobeck

Degree: B.A. Biochemistry

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: An Analysis of Community Based Dentistry: Developing an Implementation Plan for Poughkeepsie, NY

Faculty Mentor: Melissa Gaeke

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Richard MonskyRichard Monsky

Degree: B.S. Chemistry

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Solvatochromism and aggregation-induced emission enhancement in V-shaped donor-acceptor molecules

Faculty Mentor: Jocelyn Nadeau

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Sabrine MuhozaSabrine Claire Muhoza

Degree: B.A. Economics

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Tech's Low Hanging Fruit - Innovation in Informal Markets

Faculty Mentor: Della Lee Sue

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Alexandra NorthrupAlexandra Northrup

Degree: B.S. Biomedical Sciences and Spanish

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: The Unintentional Targets: How Long Rooted Medical Disparities Have Resurfaced in the Spread of Coronavirus through Minority Populations In the United States

Faculty Mentor: Patricia Ferrer

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Aidan NowakowskiAidan Nowakowski

Degree: B.A. Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: An Ethical Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Mary ObregonMary Obregon

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Gen Z Stress Entering the Workforce: How to Decrease Stress and Remain Productive 

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Daniel O'Brien

Degree: B.S. Computer Science

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Multi-Tiered Text Similarity Analysis

Faculty Mentor: Michael Gildein

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Dylan O'BrienDylan O'Brien

Degree: Psychology/Special Education

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Nonverbal Communication Between a Choral Conductor and a Choir

Faculty Mentor: Sarah Williams

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Jillian OestreicherJillian Oestreicher

Degree: B.S. Information Technology and Systems

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Transforming a Large Yelp Data Set: Techniques for Data Preprocessing, Analytics, and Visualization

Faculty Mentor: Carolyn Matheus

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Julianna PalmieriJuliana Palmieri

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Behind the Scenes: Marketing and Promoting Scientific Comedy Show, "Dr. Gravity: What Goes Up!?"

Faculty Mentor: Babette Fasolino

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Jennifer ParkJennifer Park

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Power, Privilege, and Discretion

Faculty Mentor: Addrain Conyers

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Laur PellegrinoLaura Pellegrino

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Promoting Queer Allyship Within Families: An Attachment-Based Approach

Faculty Mentor: Thomas Killian

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John PeperJohn Peper

Degree: B.S. Business Administration and History

Thesis: Turning Point Battles in History

Faculty Mentor: Janine Peterson

 

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Joseph PerrottaJoseph Perrotta

Degree: B.A. Political Science

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: On Legislative Supremacy: A Road Map to Effective Legislative Government

Faculty Mentor: Lynn Eckert

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Ellie PetraccioneEllie Petraccione

Degree: B.S. Environmental Science/Policy

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Double Trouble in the Hudson River Estuary: Dominant abiotic factors controlling harmful algal bloom risk and the compounding influence of invasive water chestnut

Faculty Mentor: Zion Klos

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Matthew PinteaMatthew Pintea

Degree: B.A. Political Science

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Improving Bicycle and Pedestrian Accessibility at Marist

Faculty Mentor: J. Theodore Fink

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Joshua PolgreanJoshua Polgrean

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Disney: Progressive or Profit Seeking

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Kristin PonterioKristin Ponterio

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Consistency in Recruitment Methods

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Clare ReillyClare Reilly

Degree: B.S. Social Work

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Mindfulness at Marist

Faculty Mentor: Daria Hanssen and Mary Stone

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Christopher RivasChristopher Rivas

Degree: B.S. Business Administration and Economics

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: What Causes Financial Crises?

Faculty Mentor: Christy Caridi

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Kathryn RiveraKathryn Rivera

Degree: B.A. Political Science

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: 2020 Presidential Election: Analysis of Convergent Democratic Political Strategies

Faculty Mentor: Lee Miringoff

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Cheyanne RobinsonCheyanne Robinson

Degree: B.S. Business Administration

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: The Art of Veteran Homelessness

Faculty Mentor: Thomas Zurhellen

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Joseph SarciJoseph Sarci

Degree: B.A. History

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Faith in Democracy or Faith in FDR?: Assessing The Consolidation of The Executive Branch In The 1930s

Faculty Mentor: Robyn Rosen

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Emily SatinEmily Satin

Degree: B.A. Psychology

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Mindfulness at Marist

Faculty Mentor: Daria Hanssen and Mary Stone

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Meredith SchafferMeredith Schaffer

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Mirroring Reality: Female Users' Perceptions of Authenticity on Instagram

Faculty Mentor: Sara Nowlin

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William SchlappichWilliam Schlappich

Degree: B.S. Applied Mathematics

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Mitigating the Threat of an Active Shooter Through Increased Protocol Awareness

Faculty Mentor: Scott Frank

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Eric SchuetteEric Schuette

Degree: B.S. Applied Mathematics

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Examining Climate Trends in New York State Utilizing Singular Value Decomposition

Faculty Mentor: Scott Frank

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Stephanie SecorStephanie Secor

Degree: B.S. Business Administration and Accounting

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: An Analysis of the Modern Portfolio Theory & Its Relevance in Practical Banking

Faculty Mentor: John Finnigan

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Daniella SestoDaniella Sesto

Degree: B.A. Political Science

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Determining Where We Are: Civic and Political Engagement Among Marist Students

Faculty Mentor: Melissa Gaeke

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Kelly SheerinKelly Sheerin

Degree: B.A. Economics and Philosophy

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Measuring Community Impact

Faculty Mentor: James Snyder

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Dana SherrDana Sherr

Degree: B.A. Educational Psychology - Childhood/Students with Disabilities 1-6

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: The effect of an extended professional development model on teacher self-efficacy

Faculty Mentor: Mary Stone

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Aanandita ShresthaAanandita Shrestha

Degree: B.A. Political Science

Thesis: The 'Untouchables:' Chhaupadi Pratha in Nepal

Faculty Mentor: Elizabeth Kaknes

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Dylan SkinnerDylan Skinner

Degree: B.S. Fashion Merchandising

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Uncaged: Uncovering the Fashion Industry's Impact on Body Image

Faculty Mentor: Melinda Weisberg

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Emma StarkEmma Stark

Degree: B.A. Educational Psychology - Childhood/Students with Disabilities 1-6

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Global Impact of Educational Videos

Faculty Mentor: James Snyder

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Eric StentonEric Stenton

Degree: B.S. Computer Science

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Exploring the Latent Spaces Induced by a Wasserstein GAN

Faculty Mentor: Pablo Rivas

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Sarah TilleySarah Tilley

Degree: B.S. Applied Mathematics

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Thesis: Extensions of the Stable Marriage Problem

Faculty Mentor: Elizabeth Reid

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Nicolas ToumbacarisNicolas Toumbacaris

Degree: B.S. Applied Mathematics

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: On The Problem of Two Normal Samples: An Exact Likelihood Ratio Test

Faculty Mentor: Duy Nguyen

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Lauren VicenziLauren Vicenzi

Degree: B.S. Digital Media

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: Examining User Experience Design

Faculty Mentor: Matthew Frieburghaus

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Caroline WalshCaroline Walsh

Degree: B.A. Mathematics

Honors: Cum Laude

Thesis: Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Applications

Faculty Mentor: Duy Nguyen

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Alexandria WattsAlexandria Watts

Degree: B.A. Communication

Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Thesis: "We Are A Newspaper": How The Washington Post Utilizes TikTok to Engage with Young Audiences in the Time of COVID-19

Faculty Mentor: Kevin Lerner

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