Author Archives: Labanya Mookerjee

It’s Graduation Season! May 4, 2013

Earlier this month, after four years of hard work and months of dedicated research to their senior theses, Rebecca Brophy, Eileen Fresta, Zanya Stephenson, and Labanya Mookerjee graduated from Penn State Brandywine, stepping into the bright opportunities that 2013 will … Continue reading

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Scholars Honored at the 2013 Academic Recognition Ceremony

Every year, Penn State Brandywine celebrates the outstanding work and achievements of undergraduates at the annual Academic Recognition Ceremony. Students who have earned a GPA of a 3.5 or higher are awarded the prestigious Academic Achievement Award, and several other … Continue reading

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Scholar Eileen Fresta Presents Senior Thesis on Historic Cumberland Cemetery

On Wednesday, April 17th, senior and Schreyer Honors Scholar, Eileen Fresta, held a gripping seminar on her thesis, titled “Charting the Health History of Middletown Township, Pennsylvania, through a Study of the Cumberland Cemetery Interment Records.” The event was a … Continue reading

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Eileen Fresta and Labanya Mookerjee present at EASA

Fresta and Mookerjee, both Schreyer seniors, presented at the 2013 Eastern American Studies Conference held in Harrisonburg, Virginia on March 22-23.  Fresta presented on “Pleistocene Rewilding in North America.”  Mookerjee won Best Undergraduate Paper Award for her presentation, “Jealous for … Continue reading

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Brandywine Honors Semester Update

Honors students at Penn State Brandywine have been busy this semester with a slew of different events and projects. Students started off the semester with debates, the launch of the Literary Blog, and traveling the world. A few students took … Continue reading

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Honors Scholars to Host Debate

On Thursday, November 8th, students from the Honors Program will host a public debate in Tomezsko classroom 101, during Common Hour (11:30 – 12:45). With the theme of “Celebrities, Politics, and the Media,” students will discuss issues raised in our … Continue reading

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Honors scholars published in Best of Freshman Writing

Congratulations to three of our Cooper scholars whose essays were featured in the latest edition of Penn State’s Best of Freshman Writing journal. Out of the twenty-three PSU students whose work was published this year, six are Penn State Brandywine students, … Continue reading

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Honors student to speak at Fair Trade S’mores event

This Thursday, August 16, honors scholar Sarah DeMartino will be leading a discussion about Fair Trade chocolate, and the campus community is invited to come and enjoy s’mores while learning about the chocolate industry. Sarah is one of Penn State … Continue reading

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Cooper Scholar is a Newman Civic Fellow

Congratulations to Zanya Stephenson on being named a 2012 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact! Zanya has demonstrated a commitment to serving her community, both on campus and in Philadelphia. As Penn State Brandywine’s first student to work in the … Continue reading

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Honors Scholars shine at Academic Recognition Ceremony

Each year, Penn State Brandywine recognizes outstanding student achievements and academic excellence at the Academic Recognition Ceremony. In addition to the Academic Achievement Award, presented to all students who earn a 3.5 GPA or higher, several other awards are given … Continue reading

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