Immaculata Student Angie Rullo Receives PAACE Award
Angie E. Rullo, a student at Immaculata´s College of LifeLong Learning, was awarded the Pennsylvania Association for Adult and Continuing Education (PAACE) Award at the annual Legislative Luncheon honoring outstanding adult students.
Ms. Rullo, who resides in Exton, received the 2006 Outstanding Adult Student in Higher Education Award. Each year, this award is presented to ten adult students in Pennsylvania who have succeeded in higher education while facing personal challenges. Also in attendance at the luncheon were CLL staff members Carol Grady, associate director, and Janet Porter, coordinator of academic support services.
Of receiving the award, Ms. Rullo commented, "It was indeed an honor to have been chosen by Immaculata to be nominated for this award. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would actually win! I will remember and cherish the experience always and am forever grateful for the recognition!"
As a full-time student of the College of LifeLong Learning, Ms. Rullo is working toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology; she plans to graduate in May 2006. In April, Ms. Rullo, who maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.7 or above and has achieved recognition on the Dean´s List consecutive times, will be inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda, the National Honor Society for adult students; PSI CHI, the national honor society for psychology students; and Delta Epsilon Sigma and Kappa Gamma Pi, both national honor societies. She was accepted into Immaculata University´s Doctor of Clinical Psychology program, which she will begin on May 22, 2006.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational, liberal arts institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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