Two at UML get Stecchi Scholarship

04/23/2006
By From the Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- Janice Stecchi, former dean of the School of Health & Environment at UMass Lowell, recently awarded two students with the first annual Dean Janice M. Stecchi Scholarship.

Widely known for her contributions to health-care work in the Merrimack Valley over many years, Stecchi is reaching out further to the region with her new scholarship.

Recipients Doreen Duquette and Kristin Palladino, both enrolled in the School of Health & Environment undergraduate program, were chosen based on their academic excellence and desire to be actively involved in health care.

More than 100 graduate and undergraduate students at UMass Lowell will show the results of their research projects and answer questions at the ninth annual Student Research Symposium on Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to noon at Cumnock Hall, 1 University Ave., North Campus. The event is sponsored by the faculty Council for Teaching, Learning and Research as Scholarship. For more information, call (978) 934-3225 or e-mail Sandra_seitz@uml.edu.

Iowa State University professor Frederick Kirschenmann, a longtime leader in national and international sustainable agriculture, will speak at UMass Lowell, Alumni Hall, 1 University Ave., North Campus, on Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kirschenmann has written about ethics and agriculture. For more information, call (978) 934-3233 or e-mail renae_lias@uml.edu.

LOWELL -- UMass Lowell will honor the Brazilian Immigrant Center with the Workers' Memorial Day Award for its outstanding actions and advocacy for workplace health and safety Thursday, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Alumni Hall, 1 University Ave., North Campus. For more information, call (978) 934-3233 or e-mail renae_lias@uml.edu.