Marywood University Doctoral Program celebrates 20th anniversary


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Marywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Administrators, from left, Stephen Burke, Ph.D., Clarks Summit; director of the School of Social Work; Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin, retired dean of the Reap College of Education and Human Development; Kathy Ruthkosky, Ph.D., Scranton, associate vice president for Planning & Institutional Effectiveness; Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, director of the Ph.D. Program; Renee Gregori Zehel, Ph.D., Scranton, vice president for university advancement, and Amy Paciej Woodruff, Ph.D., Tunkhannock, assistant vice president for student life.


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Marywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Past and present directors of the Ph.D. program, from left, Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin; Marie Loftus, Ph.D., Scranton; Sr. Gail Cabral, IHM, Scranton, founding director, and Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, current program director. Not pictured: Brooke Cannon, Ph.D., professor in the Psychology and Counseling department, and Alan Levine, Ph.D., professor in the Nutrition and Dietetics department, both of Clarks Summit.


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Marywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Members of Marywood’s administration, from left, Stephen Burke, Ph.D., Clarks Summit; director of the School of Social Work; Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin, retired dean of the Reap College of Education and Human Development; Kathy Ruthkosky, Ph.D., Scranton, associate vice president for Planning & Institutional Effectiveness; Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, director of the Ph.D. Program; Renee Gregori Zehel, Ph.D., Scranton, vice president for university advancement, and Amy Paciej Woodruff, Ph.D., Tunkhannock, assistant vice president for student life.


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SCRANTON — Marywood University’s doctoral program in human development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade, 401 Jefferson Ave. Committee members, administrators, and past and present directors participated in the event. Marywood University was the first regional institution to offer doctoral degree programs, which were established in 1996. Sister Gail Cabral, IHM, professor in the psychology/counseling department and first director of the Ph.D. program at the university, made opening remarks.

Marywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Administrators, from left, Stephen Burke, Ph.D., Clarks Summit; director of the School of Social Work; Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin, retired dean of the Reap College of Education and Human Development; Kathy Ruthkosky, Ph.D., Scranton, associate vice president for Planning & Institutional Effectiveness; Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, director of the Ph.D. Program; Renee Gregori Zehel, Ph.D., Scranton, vice president for university advancement, and Amy Paciej Woodruff, Ph.D., Tunkhannock, assistant vice president for student life.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-Marywood-Doctoral-1.jpgMarywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Administrators, from left, Stephen Burke, Ph.D., Clarks Summit; director of the School of Social Work; Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin, retired dean of the Reap College of Education and Human Development; Kathy Ruthkosky, Ph.D., Scranton, associate vice president for Planning & Institutional Effectiveness; Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, director of the Ph.D. Program; Renee Gregori Zehel, Ph.D., Scranton, vice president for university advancement, and Amy Paciej Woodruff, Ph.D., Tunkhannock, assistant vice president for student life. Submitted photos

Marywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Past and present directors of the Ph.D. program, from left, Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin; Marie Loftus, Ph.D., Scranton; Sr. Gail Cabral, IHM, Scranton, founding director, and Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, current program director. Not pictured: Brooke Cannon, Ph.D., professor in the Psychology and Counseling department, and Alan Levine, Ph.D., professor in the Nutrition and Dietetics department, both of Clarks Summit.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-Marywood-Doctoral-2.jpgMarywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Past and present directors of the Ph.D. program, from left, Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin; Marie Loftus, Ph.D., Scranton; Sr. Gail Cabral, IHM, Scranton, founding director, and Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, current program director. Not pictured: Brooke Cannon, Ph.D., professor in the Psychology and Counseling department, and Alan Levine, Ph.D., professor in the Nutrition and Dietetics department, both of Clarks Summit. Submitted photos

Marywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Members of Marywood’s administration, from left, Stephen Burke, Ph.D., Clarks Summit; director of the School of Social Work; Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin, retired dean of the Reap College of Education and Human Development; Kathy Ruthkosky, Ph.D., Scranton, associate vice president for Planning & Institutional Effectiveness; Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, director of the Ph.D. Program; Renee Gregori Zehel, Ph.D., Scranton, vice president for university advancement, and Amy Paciej Woodruff, Ph.D., Tunkhannock, assistant vice president for student life.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-Marywood-Doctoral-3.jpgMarywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development celebrated its 20th anniversary with a social held at The Colonnade. Members of Marywood’s administration, from left, Stephen Burke, Ph.D., Clarks Summit; director of the School of Social Work; Mary Ann Fedrick, Ph.D., Laflin, retired dean of the Reap College of Education and Human Development; Kathy Ruthkosky, Ph.D., Scranton, associate vice president for Planning & Institutional Effectiveness; Deborah Hokien, Ph.D., Scranton, director of the Ph.D. Program; Renee Gregori Zehel, Ph.D., Scranton, vice president for university advancement, and Amy Paciej Woodruff, Ph.D., Tunkhannock, assistant vice president for student life. Submitted photos

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