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CS Department Well-Represented at Iona’s Honors Convocation

Many Computer Science majors were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements at the Honors Convocation on Sunday, May 1. Sean Campbell, the chosen valedictorian, led the procession and gave the address at the end of the ceremony. Sean was the recipient of the Computer Science and Economics departmental medals. He was joined by classmates, Walter Squires and Marie Kalb, in receiving medals for Computer Science. Marie also received the departmental medal for Criminal Justice. Nicole Gallagher, a double major in Mathematics and Computer Science, was awarded the departmental medal in Mathematics.

All of these students received medals from the Honors degree program and were recognized for their membership in numerous honor societies. Sean Campbell and Walter Squires received the Dr. Patrick J. Martin Foundation Senior Award for Excellence in the Sciences.

The gold medalists for baccalaureate degrees that will be given at Commencement were also announced at the ceremony. Sean Campbell will receive the Dr. Henry L. Logan Medal for Excellence in Science and Marie Kalb will receive the Iona Medal for Excellence in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Paolina Centonze, Ph.D., assistant professor of Computer Science, was presented with the Br. Arthur Loftus Outstanding Student Research Award for actively engaging in research and scholarly activity with undergraduate and graduate students.

The Computer Science Department congratulates all of these winners for their extraordinary accomplishments.