Genetic Counseling Alum Receives Achievement Award, Talks on Lessons Learned at Arcadia

By Purnell T. Cropper | May 1, 2014

On April 25, Shannan M. DeLany Dixon ’98MSGC, CGC was honored with the 2014 College of Health Sciences Alumni Achievement Award in the Castle dining room. At the reception, Dixon delivered a talk, “Lessons Learned at Arcadia Continue to Open Doors,” discussing the value of her Arcadia education, such as opportunities to research into genetic isolates and lessons on taking risks and self care. Since graduating Arcadia’s Genetic Counseling Program, Dixon has become director of the master’s in Genetic Counseling training program at the University of Maryland School of Business.

Photo by Kara Wright ’14