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

  • 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
  • Marissa Adamczyk '19, 2019
  • Roxane Henning ’94, ‘17M, 2017
  • Stacey Herreid-Halstead '16M, 2016
  • Emily Cox, '15M, 2015
  • Jessica Cuttic '13M, 2013
  • Cassandra Allen '12M, 2012
  • Toby Ayash '15M, 2008
  • Angela DiCarne Sacks '03, '07M, 2007
  • Monica Williams '05M, 2005
Pennsylvania Counseling Association Outstanding Graduate Student Award
  • 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
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, 2018
  • Rebecca Cate, ‘14M, 2014
Arcadia University A. Richard Polis Award
  • Michelle Del Buono, ‘16M, 2016
Arcadia University Molly Haas Valentine Award
  • Lawrence Fleming ‘17M, 2017
  • Jessi Trump, ‘14M, 2014
Samuel M. Cameron Graduate Award for Excellence in Counseling Psychology
  • Miranda Brindza '19, 2019
Phi Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda Honor Society 
  • Samantha Edwards
  • Sarah Parcell