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Franklin University College of Health & Public Administration Hosts Second Annual Evening of Excellence

Columbus, OH (November 9, 2015)

Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working adults is proud to announce the recognition of 40 students in the College of Health & Public Administration (COHPA) as part of the second annual Evening of Excellence event.  The event, held Wednesday, Nov. 4 honored students from academic disciplines within COHPA who met the academic requirements for their specified programs through the induction into the honor society of their major.

Joining faculty, staff and alumni of COHPA for the evening was keynote speaker Christina Miller, Medicaid Systems Administrator, Ohio Department of Aging.  Joann Davidson, former Speaker for the Ohio House of Representatives and Franklin University Board of Trustees member, also joined the evening’s recognition to present the first annual Joann Davidson Outstanding Leadership in Public Administration scholarship to public administration student Kim Miller.

This year’s Evening of Excellence recognized students in healthcare management, master in healthcare administration, nursing, criminal justice, undergraduate and graduate public administration, public safety management, emergency management and homeland security programs through the following honor societies:

Scientia Pietas Veritas Honor Society Inductees:

Akasi M. Armah Tomika N. Gordon Vera Famatta Joko Mayson
Jonathan T. Blue Iesha Necole Grant Mitali Mendes
Vicki L. Chilcott Anthony Griffin Quenyona Patterson
Quintina Davis Alyson S. Harding Harrison Poku-Yeboah
Euvaline C. Edwards Carl Michael Henneman, Jr. Tiffany Scruggs
Ulonda Roshelle Evans Sahid Kamara Naima K. Smith
Christine M. Figlestahler Fatou Kalala Kunganzi E. Angie Todd
Kizia C. Franklin Sylvia Brefo Kwakwah Jennifer Wisel
Robert Thomas Garrett Selma Languedoc  


Scientia Integritas Excellantia Honor Society Inductees:

Remah J. Bruening Kimberly E. Miller
Mandy Dixon Felicia R. Sinkler
Jessica L. Duckworth Amy J. Swartz
Francine S. Matteson  


Order of the Guard Honor Society Inductees:

Sean Michael Connelly Russell A. Sweet
John B. Flannery Jonathan E. Thomas
Mitchell R. Lilly  


Franklin University Nursing Honor Society Inductees:

Elizabeth A. DeAngelis Nickolas Allen Rhoades
Ross D. Gilbert Pamela S. Skaggs


Order of the Scales Honor Society Inductees:

Kyth R. Johnson Sandra Saldivar Jessica Yalenty


About Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides onsite course options at over 25 Midwest locations and is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. The University also offers several academic programs internationally, including its top-ranked MBA, through agreements with partner institutions.

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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