College of Arts and Sciences

John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Math

Meet Our Scholars

Class of 2016

Christina Freeman


Christina, a native of Hatboro, PA, is a biology major in the SJU Honors Program. She hopes to pursue minors in math, chemistry, and German. A Dean's List student, she is also an active member of the Biology Club and the Pep Band, where she plays trumpet for men's and women's basketball games. Last year, Christina investigated soil bacteriophages from the Philadelphia Zoo with the Phage Safari class. This fall, she started volunteering in biologist Dr. Edwin Li's lab, studying the biophysical interactions of the membrane protein Mucin1.


Heidi Kurn


Heidi comes to SJU from Troy, MI. As a chemistry major with behavioral neuroscience and Spanish minors, Heidi hopes to explore the many options available to her in the field of medicine. Outside the classroom, Heidi is a Chemistry Teaching Assistant, and a member of both the St. Joseph’s Pep Band and Spanish Club. Heidi hopes to combine her talents to work in Hispanic countries and to make a positive impact on the world.


Kathleen Logan


Kathleen is a biology major and health care ethics minor from Springfield, PA. She is also a student in the Honors Program, a fellow in the Institute of Catholic Bioethics, and a member of the Dean’s Leadership Program and Hawk Women, a SJU women’s networking group. She is actively involved in community service as a Philadelphia Service Immersion Program (PSIP) leader, a Big Sister at Gompers Elementary School and a tutor at Cristo Rey High School in Philadelphia. Her future plans include pursuing a M.D./ Ph.D. to combine her interests in medicine and public health.