Lyndell Resident Awarded Study Abroad Scholarship

GWYNEDD VALLEY, PA (11/24/2009)(readMedia)-- Gwynedd-Mercy College student Shannon Cleveland, of Lyndell, Pa., was awarded a scholarship from Arcadia University to support her study abroad plans. She will attend James Cook University in Australia next semester, a study abroad opportunity offered through Arcadia.

Cleveland is a sophomore medical technology student at Gwynedd-Mercy College.

Based on a 2009 national report from the American Enterprise Institute, Gwynedd-Mercy College ranked fourth in the nation in its category for high graduation rates. The college prepares students to become top professionals in the fields of allied health professions, arts and sciences, business, education and nursing. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1948, the college is a coeducational institution offering more than 40 associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs on a full-and part-time basis. Situated on Sumneytown Pike between routes 309 and 202 in Gwynedd Valley, Montgomery County, the college also offers degree programs for working adults through its Center for Lifelong Learning in Philadelphia and Plymouth Meeting (January 2010). Learn more at