Class of 2004

  Meaghan Blake  

Major: Chemistry

After Saint Mary's: Graduate School in Chemistry at Penn State University

Research:

Department Service: Meaghan has been a Teaching Assistant for Chemistry 121 and 122 and is also a member of SMAACS.

 

 
     
 
  Stephanie Cunningham  

Major: Chemistry with a Biochemical Concentration

After Saint Mary's: Master's Program in Chemistry at University of Illinois at Chicago

Research: Effects of Lake Breezes on the Levels of Smog Compounds in Chicago at Loyola Univeristy in Chicago.

Stephaine graduated cum Laude.

 

 
     
 
  Tessa de la Vega  

Major: Chemistry

After Saint Mary's: Graduate School in Chemistry at Duquesne University and Research Associate at Applied Isotopic Technologies

Department Service:

Research:

 

 

 
     
 
  Keiko Duff  

Major: Chemistry

Minor: Mathematics

After Saint Mary's: Graduate School at Columbia University

Department Service: Teaching Assistant for Chemistry 122, Stockroom Assistant, SMAACS co-president.

Research: Summer 2002-Spring 2003, University of Notre Dame - Synthesis of 7-membered ringed natural compounds via divinyl cyclopropanation.

Keiko graduated Summa cum Laude. She also won the Mother M. Rose Elizabeth Award in Chemistry.

 
     
 
  Alma Dzudza  

Major: Chemistry

After Saint Mary's: Graduate School in Chemistry at Northwestern University

Department Service: Teaching Assistant for Chemistry 121 and 122. Alma is also member of SMAACS.

Research: Synthesis of Ti(IV) complexes and their applications as catalysts, Dr. Seth Brown, Notre Dame, Summer 2002-2003

Alma graduated Magna cum Laude. She also won the American Institute of Chemists award.

 
     
 
 

Jessica Hardesty

 

 

Major: Chemistry with a Biochemical Concentration

Minors: Biology

After Saint Mary's: Pharmacy School

Department Service: Teaching Assistant for Chemistry 124 and Stockroom Assistant. Jessica is also a member of SMAACS.

Jessica has been as the McCandless Hall Treasurer and RHA secretary, served on the All-School Formal Committee, the Welcome Committee and as an Orientation Counselor, and volunteers at Memorial Hospital and with the Friends with Sisters group. Jessica will be the Student Academic Council Representative for Chemistry in 2003-2004.

Jessica graduated Magna cum Laude. She was also elected to Who's Who and Kappa Gamma Pi.

 
     
 
  Annette Kohl  

Major: Chemistry with a Biochemical Concentration

Minors: Biology

After Saint Mary's: Graduate School

Annette Graduated cum Laude.

 

 

 
     
 
 

Sara Mahoney

 

 

Major: Chemistry

Minor: Public Relations and Biology

After Saint Mary's: SMC admissions counselor and then Graduate School at Ball State University

Department Service: Teaching Assistant for Chemistry 102 and Chemistry 124. Sara is also an active member of SMAACS

Sara was president of the Student Diversity Board and was a member of the Student Board of Governance. She also served as the Student Trustee for the 2003-2004 academic year.

Sara was elected to Who's Who.

 
     
   
 
  Ronda Russell  

Major: Chemistry with a Biochemical Concentration

Minors: Biology

After Saint Mary's: Graduate or Medical School

Department Service: Teaching Assistant for Chemistry 121 and 122, Stockroom Assistant and Summer Teaching Assistant for the Eureka and Powerlab Science Programs. Ronda is also the Service Chair for SMAACS.

Research: Ronda conducted research at Notre Dame in the summer of 2003 in Organometallics.

Ronda has participated as a volunteer at local hospitals, cancer benefits and clothing drives.

 
 
 
 
 
  Ashley Ulbricht  

Major: Chemistry with a Biochemical Concentration

Minors: Business Administration

After Saint Mary's: Law School at Valparaiso University

Department Service: Teaching Assistant for Chemistry 124 and 102

Research: Intern with the South Bend Police Department Forensics Laboratory and the St. Joseph County Prosecutors Office.

Ashley is a member of the College Republicans and the Notre Dame Crew Team. She also volunteers with 4-H as their liaison to the Special Olympics Foundation.