Warminster Resident, Jennifer Unruh, Receives Graduate Award

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Award recipient Jennifer Unruh with Dr. Denise Wilbur, vice president of academic affairs at Gwynedd-Mercy College

GWYNEDD VALLEY, PA (05/19/2010)(readMedia)-- Jennifer Unruh, of Warminster, Pa., was honored with the Outstanding Graduate Award, given by Gwynedd-Mercy College's Alumni Association during Honors Convocation.

The Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Award is presented to a distinguished graduating master's-level student for a demonstrated and articulated commitment to Gwynedd-Mercy College and to academic achievement.

Unruh received a Master of Science in School Counseling on May 15, after graduating in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in elementary and early childhood education.

Based on a 2009 national report from the American Enterprise Institute, Gwynedd-Mercy College ranked fourth 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, Gwynedd-Mercy 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 campuses in Plymouth Meeting and Philadelphia. Learn more at www.gmc.edu.