Kelly Byrne '15
Acting as a summer intern on Fox 29, and previously with CBS 3, helped Kelly realize she wanted to pursue a career in television broadcasting. As part of her internship, Kelly assisted assignment editors, greeted guests, wrote news segments, and was even an on-air contributor. “One of the most rewarding aspects of my internship was how I was able to apply what I learned at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to my assignments at FOX 29,” says Kelly, pictured with anchor Mike Jerrick. “Being able to apply that knowledge in real-life is incredibly satisfying. The experience assured me that this is the industry that I should pursue. Every day was different and exciting.”
Samuel Ellison '14
Majors: Communication, Political Science
In a span of just days in April 2014, Samuel Ellison ran a remarkable anchor leg to secure Villanova's Championship of America title in the 4 x 800 meter relay at Penn Relays, was named BIG EAST Men's Track Athlete of the Week and won a 2014-2015 US Fulbright Student Grant. A Political Science and Communication major, Samuel will spend next year studying Migration, Superdiversity and Policy at the University of Birmingham in the UK.
Sally Scholz, PhD
Sally Scholz, PhD, professor of Philosophy and editor of the major feminist philosophy journal in the United States, Hypatia, was recently awarded the faculty Meyer Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Award. Dr. Scholz was acknowledged for recognizing the changing face of academic publishing by initiating a podcast series for the journal's book reviews and a video interview series with individual authors.