of the students graduating Sunday from Pitt-Bradford will be flying high after commencement.
O. Brown of Bradford and Shane Mann, an accounting major from Smithburg, Md.,
will both head to the U.S. Army’s flight school at Fort Rucker, Ala., following
their commissioning as second lieutenants Saturday morning and graduation from
Pitt-Bradford the following afternoon.
is the first Pitt-Bradford student to be the top cadet in St. Bonaventure
University’s ROTC program, which trains students from both schools to become
officers in the Army, National Guard or Army Reserve.
said that after 13 months of flight school, she hopes to fly Chinook
helicopters. “They are the workhorse of the Army,” she said.
student with two majors (sport and recreation management and business
management) and a minor in athletic coaching says her ultimate goal is to
become the Commanding General of Army Training and Doctrine.
will be able to use all that I’ve learned here at Pitt-Bradford to advance my
military career,” she said, adding that when she retires, she plans to either
coach track and field or be involved with leadership training.
every student has planned his or her life out all the way through retirement,
but some of those attending graduate school plan on having quite a few more
years of education.
Ware, an applied mathematics major from Bradford, will begin work on his Master
of Science in applied mathematics at Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology.
Lyons, a sports medicine major from St. Marys, will attend East Stroudsburg
University to obtain a master’s degree in clinical exercise physiology, which
she plans to use to become an exercise physiologist in cardiac rehabilitation.
Lapp, a psychology and pre-occupational therapy major from Port Allegany, will
attend the University of Pittsburgh’s Master of Occupational Therapy program
beginning in June. She hopes to return home to the area to become an
Anderson, an athletic training major from Port Allegany, will attend Ithaca (N.Y.)
College this fall to work on her Master in Exercise and Sport Science with a
concentration in sport psychology. She also qualified for a graduate
assistantship program as a certified athletic trainer.
Truman, a December graduate in sports medicine, is working on her Master of
Science in health, activity and chronic disease at the University of
Woelfel, a biology major from Kersey, was accepted into the optometry program
at Salus University in Elkins Park. Jay Carmany, a pre-pharmacy major from
Reedsville, will also be attending Salus, where he will study in the pharmacy
Branch, a human relations major from Olean, N.Y., will attend the University of
Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs to work on her
he won’t be graduating from Pitt-Bradford Sunday, Nick Davies, a biology major
from Pittsfield, has a good reason. He was accepted into the Lake Erie College
of Medicine’s accelerated 3+4 pre-med program and will begin medical school in
July after three years as an undergraduate.
Butler, a psychology major from Ashville, N.Y., has been accepted into the
master’s program at Alfred (N.Y.) University, where she will pursue a degree in
school psychology with the aim of becoming a certified school psychologist.
Hall, a writing major from Titusville, will enter the University of Southern
Maine’s creative writing Master of Fine Arts program.
Tillman, a human relations major from Appleton, N.Y., will begin working on her
doctorate in political science at the University of Buffalo, where she’s earned
a full scholarship and a graduate assistantship.
Fernandes, an athletic training major from Erie, will begin working her
master’s degree for applied physiology and kinesiology with a concentration in
athletic training at the University of Florida. She has also secured a graduate
assistant position with the university’s club sports and intramural teams.
Ridge Foster, a computer
information systems and technology major from Mars, has been accepted into the
Robert H. Smith School of Business Master of Information Systems program at the
University of Maryland.
a history-political science major from Pittsburgh, will begin the history
graduate program at the University of Pittsburgh in the fall.
After a summer
working as an intern for Truck-Lite Co. in Wellsboro, Paige Bitler, an engineering
major, will transfer to the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanston School of
Engineering, where she will not only study but also work for BMW’s Greenville
plant in South Carolina as part of an engineering cooperative program.
a chemical engineering major from Williamsport, is also headed to the Swanson
School next fall. During the summer, he will intern with Lonza Inc. chemical
company in Williamsport. Lonza makes products that go into foods, cleaning
agents and specialty products, and Eiswerth will have the chance to work on a
few specific projects that chemical engineers do.
local students will head straight into the world of work. Dan Comes, a computer
information systems and technology major from Cyclone, has been offered a
position in information technology support at Domtar Corp. in Johnsonburg.
Trumbull, a computer information systems and technology major from Bradford who
graduated in December, was hired by NexGen as a Junior Java Developer.
Glatt, a radiological sciences major from St. Marys, will be working at Elk
Regional Health Center.
Schulze, a December graduate in radiological sciences from Olean, N.Y., is
working as an x-ray technician at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Schultz, a December graduate in radiological sciences from Mount Morris, works
at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.
Terrette, an accounting and business management major from Port Allegany, will
be an accountant at Pitt-Corning.
Milliron, a computer information systems and technology major from Julian, has
accepted a job as a systems administrator for Nexstara in Mars.