Student Honors, Awards and Achievements

Honor Society 

Phi Epsilon Kappa (PEK) recognizes students that are committed to Scholarship, Leadership and Service. 

Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) is the nation’s oldest academic honors society. (Founded December 5, 1776)

CONGRATULATIONS TO PHI BETA KAPPA New Members!

Angela Gervasi ’21

Jacqlyn Henigan ’21

Sarah Lafharis ’21

Caitlin O’Neill ’21

Celebration of Student Achievement

Each April, Ursinus College celebrates the accomplishments of its student body during the Celebration of Student Achievement (CoSA) event Students present their research and project work to the Community.

Health and Exercise Physiology Department Student Awards

The Health and Exercise Physiology (HEP) Department recognizes individual student achievement, as well.

HEP Student Awards include;

  • The Health and Exercise Physiology Scholar Award,

  • The Health and Exercise Physiology Outstanding Young Professional Award


Congratulations to the 2021 Health and Exercise Physiology Department Award Winners!

The Health and Exercise Physiology Department Outstanding Young Professional Award
Taylor Kerling
The Health and Exercise Physiology Department Scholar Award
Lola Holcomb
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Additional Awards and Recognition

Health & Exercise Physiology majors have received recognition and have been awarded scholarships and fellowships, including:

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute summer fellowship grant with the FUTURE (Fellowships in the Ursinus Tradition to an Undergraduate Research Experience)

Howard Hughes Medical InstituteThe Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education  Recreation and Dance Outstanding Future Professional Award

The Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Violet Baumgardner Scholarship