Philadelphia Student Awarded Nursing Scholarship

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GWYNEDD VALLEY, PA (11/05/2009)(readMedia)-- Linda D'Ambrosio, of Philadelphia, Pa., was awarded the 2009-2010 John J. Morrone Scholarship from Gwynedd-Mercy College during a ceremony on Oct. 26. D'Ambrosio is a student in the associate degree nursing program.

The John J. Morrone Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding academic adult learner. D'Ambrosio has exceeded expectations academically and presents a professional, motivated attitude in a clinical setting.

Photo: Scholarship recipient Linda D'Ambrosio with Kathleen Owens, PhD, president of Gwynedd-Mercy College (left) and Andrea Hollingsworth, PhD, dean of the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing.

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 Fort Washington and Philadelphia. Learn more at