University Communications

IU Awards Saint Catherine Medal To Malvern Resident

Immaculata University announces that the recipient of the Saint Catherine of Alexandria Medal for the 2011-2012 academic year is Vincent Szupica of Malvern, Pa.

Szupica is a graduate of Great Valley High School in Malvern, Pa. He is pursuing a bachelorĀ“s degree in accounting, and he plans to work in corporate accounting or internal auditing after graduation. Upon receiving the Saint Catherine of Alexandria Medal, Szupica remarked, “I am very proud to have won this award because I know that my tireless hard work, dedication, and involvement do pay off and provide great experience and connections.”

Kappa Gamma Pi, a national honor society for graduates of Catholic colleges, sponsors this medal. This special medal is named after Saint Catherine of Alexandria, who represents wisdom, fortitude, and Christian service. Kappa Gamma Pi offers the medal to a student at the conclusion of his/her junior year. The selection is made by the university faculty and/or classmates, on the basis of leadership and service to the institution.

At Immaculata University, Szupica is involved in numerous activities and clubs, including Macs for Life, the Business Club, the Business/Accounting/Economics Department Student Advisory Panel, the Immaculatan student newspaper, and the Outsiders Club. He is the treasurer/business manager for every club of which he is a member, managing all financial records and check requests. He also helps to recruit and retain members and to organize many events.

Immaculata University is a residential, Catholic, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.