Five business graduates receive academic awards


Misericordia University recently recognized the academic accomplishments of its top business department graduates Leo Moran, Binghamton, N.Y.; Victoria Mihal, Wyoming, Pa.; Stacey Perrins, Dupont, Pa.; Elizabeth Graeber, Port Murray, N.J., and Paul Stewart, Walden, N.Y., at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on campus.

The students graduated May 17 at the 88th annual Commencement ceremony. Moran earned the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Award for excellence in accounting studies.
Mihal and Perrins were presented with the Business Administration Faculty Award for academic excellence. It is given to graduating traditional students majoring in business administration who have demonstrated excellence in academic studies while at MU.
The Department of Business at Misericordia University presented the Mary Ann Thompson Memorial Student Achievement Award to Graeber and Stewart. It is given to graduating business administration, accounting or management information systems majors for outstanding community service and academic accomplishment as selected by faculty in the business administration department.
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Misericordia University recently honored its top graduating business majors at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony. Thomas Sweetz, far right, an instructor of business, presented, seated from left, Victoria Mihal and Elizabeth Anne Graeber, and standing, Leo Moran and Paul Stewart with their awards.