College of Arts and Sciences

Counseling Awards and Honors

Program Achievements

Our Counseling Program earned the 2013 Pennsylvania Counseling Association Outstanding Program in Counselor Education award.

Our Award Winning Faculty

Dr. Michael Morrow, Program Director and Associate Professor

  • 2019 PCA Research/Publication Award
  • The Lindback Distinguished Teaching Awarding, 2016
  • Honorable Mention for Pediatric Psychology Diversity Grant, 2011
  • Spencer Foundation Research Grant for Improvement in Education, 2008
  • E. M. Koppitz Dissertation Award Semi-Finalist, 2007
  • Forest and Honaker Scholarship for Psychology Research, 2006​

Carol Lyman, M.A., Instructor and Associate Director of Counseling

  • Pennsylvania Counseling Association Outstanding Administrator of the Year, 2017 

Dr. Eleonora Bartoli, Former Professor 

  • Provost Award for Outstanding Advising and Mentoring, 2019
  • Arcadia University Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2013

Elizabeth Byrne, MA, LPC, Adjunct Faculty

  • Pennsylvania Counseling Association Outstanding Practitioner Award, 2017

Lois Keller, MA, LPC, Adjunct Faculty

  • Pennsylvania Counseling Association Outstanding Practitioner Award, 2018

Alumni Accomplishments

Gillem-Bartoli Alum Award for Contributions to Social Justice
  • Kristin Bertsch, 2019
  • Radhika Sehgal, 2019

Jessica Cuttic, M.A. '13, Adjunct Professor

  • 2019 Young Alumni Golden Disc Award for Distinguished Achievement

Kristen Hawk, M.A. '12, Adjunct Professor

  • David W. Hall Advocacy Award for her work as co-chair of the Government Relations Committee of Pennsylvania Counseling Association, 2017

Student Achievements

Montgomery County Counseling Association Graduate Student Award
  • Stephanie Leather '19
  • Marissa Adamczyk '19
  • Roxane Henning ’94, ‘17M, 2017
  • Stacey Herreid-Halstead '16M
  • Emily Cox, '15M
  • Jessica Cuttic '13M
  • Cassandra Allen '12M
  • Toby Ayash '15M, 2008
  • Angela DiCarne Sacks '03, '07M, 2007
  • Monica Williams '05M
Pennsylvania Counseling Association Outstanding Graduate Student Award
  • Stephanie Leather '20
  • Marissa Sharp ‘19M, 2018
  • Lauren Cain-Baxter, 2016
  • Lisa Brutko ‘16M, 2015
  • Crystal Winfield '13M, 2012
Pennsylvania Counseling Association Graduate Student Leadership Initiative
  • Cristen Fitzgerald '10M, 2009
  • Jennifer Brittingham '04, '08M, 2007
Presented posters at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association
  • Angela Abraham '20
  • Stephanie Leather '20
Pennsylvania Association for Counselor Education and Supervision ACA Conference Student Scholarship
  • Kristen Hawk '12M, 2011
Pennsylvania Psychological Association of Graduate Students Community Service Project Award
  • Lisa Brutko, ‘16M, 2014
  • Brooke Garwood, ‘15M, 2014
  • Christina Schneider, ‘15M, 2014
  • Faculty Supervisor – Dr. Michael Morrow
Arcadia University Honors Convocation Commencement Speaker
  • Raymond S. Lewis, III, '18M
  • Rebecca Cate, ‘14M
Arcadia University Richard A. Polis Award
  • Jiana Saigh '22
  • Michelle Del Buono, ‘16M
Arcadia University Molly Haas Valentine Award
  • Lawrence Fleming ‘17M
  • Jessi Trump, ‘14M
Samuel M. Cameron Graduate Award for Excellence in Counseling Psychology
  • Anje McLish '20
  • Miranda Brindza '19
Ellington Beavers Award
  • Robert Pina '21
Phi Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda Honor Society 
  • Lorren Ruscetta '21
  • Robert Pina '21
  • Samantha Edwards
  • Sarah Parcell