Student Honors & Scholarships

Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society

The following students have been inducted to the Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society:

2020-2021 Inductees

Shubham Bhavsar

Daniel Ball

2019-2020 Inductees

Nicholas Kilmer

Anthony Smith

Sean Buchner

Mitchell Collins

Cass Szkodzinsky

2018-2019 Inductees

Mahmoud Jodeh

Alex Idzinkski

Melissa Marry

Abigail White

Andrew Baker

2017-2018 Inductees

Nathan Rutherford

Hannah Olds

Kevin Knox

Andreas Stolzer

2016-2017 Inductees

Thomas McNamee

Michael Russo

Andrew Schlottman

Ryan Crean

Eian Trenkle

2015-2016 Inductees

Bridget Chartrand

Joshua Louden

Timothy Kilmer

Zachary Ward

Cheuk Hei (Jeffrey) Lee

Michael Engesser

2014-2015 Inductees

Katherine Carpenter

Daren Terpstra

Christopher Mistico

Kimmy Cushman

Andrew Beach

2011-2012 Inductees

Morgan Ennis

Eric Simmons

Grant Sendlewski

Josiah Zulkosky

2010-2011 Inductees

Anthony Di Pietro

Jonathan Levine

Michael Eramo

Joseph Lewkowicz

2009-2010 Inductees

James Benway

Scott Suriano

Paul Tom

2008-2009 Inductees

Peter Anderson

Luke D'Imperio

Amanda Madden

Rebecca Shea

Joe Belarge

Timothy Kelley

Ashley Renko

2007-2008 Inductees

Steven Bayne

Joshua Hewlett

Paige Harris

2006-2007 Inductees

Michael Bartels

Andrew Greene

Robert Barton

2005-2006 Inductees

Patrick Cole

Graham Ostrander

Corey Lemley

Tom Ross

2004-2005 Inductees

John Collins

Joel Peterson

Tom Davis

2003-2004 Inductees

Kyle Haupfleisch

Jacob Masker

Dustin Winn

Shaun Hurley

Sean Timmons

2002-2003 Inductees

Karen Norton

Joshua Vanderpol

Steven Stewart

2001-2002 Inductees

Michael Cornell

Chung Wong

Douglas and Dorothy Scott Fielder Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to full or part time undergraduate students who are Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (accrued 25 credits or more), majoring in Physics or Adolescent Education Physics (PHYS, AEPH), who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

This scholarship is renewable with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better while continuing to meet eligibility requirements for up to 8 consecutive terms.

2021-2022 Awardee

Daniel Ball

2020-2021 Awardee

Mitchell Collins

2019-2020 Awardee

Anthony Smith

2018-2019 Awardee

Nathan Rutherford

2017-2018 Awardee

Michael Russo

2016-2017 Awardee

Kimberly Cushman

2015-2016 Awardee

Kimberly Cushman

2014-2015 Inaugural Awardee

Kimberly Cushman

Michael P. Merilan Scholarship

The Michael P. Merilan Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Michael Merilan, the long-time Dean of the Division of Arts and Sciences and college astronomer. In his 25 years of service to SUNY Oneonta, Dr. Merilan was tireless in his efforts to share his love of astronomy with members of the college and local communities.

This scholarship is awarded physics majors pursuing the minor in Astronomy (PHYS-PHYA, PHYS-PHYB) who have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and financial need. This scholarship can renewed if student maintains minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better and continues to meet original eligibility requirements, subject to a maximum of 8 consecutive terms/awards in total.

to a junior or senior astronomy student with an exceptional record of academic and scholarly work. Contact Dr. Joshua Nollenberg for more information.

This scholarship is renewable with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better while continuing to meet eligibility requirements for up to 8 consecutive terms.

2021-2022 Awardee

Shubham Bhavsar

Hadley Chan

2020-2021 Awardee

Edgar Ochoa

Shubham Bhavsar

2019-2020 Awardee

Stephen Hatalla

2018-2019 Awardee

Hannah Olds

2017-2018 Awardee

Hannah Olds

2016-2017 Awardee

Joshua Louden

Michael Engesser

2015-2016 Awardee

2014-2015 Awardee

Katherine Carpenter

2013-2014 Inaugural Awardee

Raymond Hartman

  • Wang Scholarship

    Established in honor of Dr. Charles T. P. Wang's memory, this scholarship is awarded to a freshman physics major whose first-semester academic work shows exceptional promise. Additional awards are given to upperclassmen based on exceptional academic and scholarly work. Contact Dr. Hugh Gallagher for more information. The following students received the Dr. Charles T. P. Wang Scholarship in recognition of academic excellence in physics.

2014-2015

Andrew Schlottman

Timothy Kilmer

Cheuk Hei Lee

Christopher Nistico

2013-2014

Timothy Kilmer

Christopher Nistico

Raymond Hartmann

Joseph Ivanov

2012-2013

Amanda Peloso

Raymond Hartmann

Anthony Di Pietro

2011-2012

Anthony Di Pietro

Michael Eramo

Jonathan Levine

Morgan Ennis

2010-2011

Michael Salerno

Scott Suriano

Luke D' Imperio

2009-2010

Scott Suriano

Peter Anderson

Amanda Madden

2008-2009

Amanda Madden

Joshua Hewlett

Paige Harris

2007-2008

Michael Bartels

Steven Bayne

Graham Ostrander

2007-2008

Patrick Cole

Corey Lemley

Graham Ostrander

Tom Ross

2006-2007

Robert Barton

Peter Hoffman

2005-2006

Kyle Haupfleisch

Joel Peterson

2004-2005

Patrick Cole

Peter Hoffmann

Patrick Brosnan

Sarah Gilbert

Kar Him Chiu

John Collins

2003-2004

Julie Arrighi

David Kelly

2002-2003

Karen Norton

Sean Timmons

Kyle Hauptfleisch

Sabrina Santangelo

2001-2002

Vance Yakubec

Rachel Sardo

Michael Cornell

Chung Wong

Steven Stewart

2000-2001

Christopher Boyd

Richard Gray

Jason Blydenburgh

Michael Cornell

Dr. Sam Molnar Award

Kyle Hauptfleisch received the Dr. Sam Molnar Award, which is the highest academic award that can be given to a male athlete in the SUNYAC. It is presented annually to a junior or senior athlete with the best combination of academic and athletic ability.

Research and Internship Opportunities

Other opportunities exist for students to assist in campus laboratory and/or research activities if their interests coincide with current faculty efforts. Some of our students have also obtained prestigious summer internships at other universities and at national labs to further enhance their undergraduate preparations.

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