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Susan Helwig, M.S., vice president for university advancement at Misericordia University, has been selected as a member of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education Institute for Educational Management Class of 2014. Helwig received her Master of Science in instructional technology from Bloomsburg University and her Bachelor of Science in business education and office administration from Bloomsburg State College.

Melissa Sgroi, Ed.D., assistant professor and chair of the Misericordia University Department of Communications; and Dan Kimbrough, M.S., assistant professor of communications, have been awarded the 2014 Award of Merit from the Accolade Film, Television, New Media & Videography Awards for their production of a 30-minute documentary, “VOTE: The Disabled Democracy,” which chronicled the barriers to voting that exist for people with disabilities and how accessibility issues can disenfranchise some voters.

NetDriven, Scranton, one of 25 clients or alumni of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, will be recognized by Gov. Tom Corbett as a Pennsylvania company and entrepreneur that is creating high-value, sustainable jobs and making positive contributions to the state’s economy.

Lynn DeSanto MT, ASCP, MS, Lackawanna College assistant professor and science laboratory manager, had a case study published by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science at the University at Buffalo — “Return of the Whoop! The Resurgence of Pertussis.” She holds a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from Marywood University and a master’s degree in biochemistry from The University of Scranton.

William Schlingman, Hanover Township, division-level secretary at Tobyhanna Army Depot, has been chosen as the 2014 Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter in the junior category. Schlingman has earned these accolades for meeting or exceeding mission requirements. He works in the systems integration and support directorate.

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