Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Awarded to Cailin Harro '17

The Ithaca College chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased and proud to announce that its 2017 Fellowship nominee, Cailin Harro, has been selected as a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow and will receive an award of $5,000 in support of her graduate studies. Criteria used in the selection process include undergraduate academics, leadership and service both on the campus and in the community, graduate prospects, the student's personal statement, and faculty recommendations. Cailin, who graduated in May 2017 with a B.S. in Biology is planning to pursue her DVM degree at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Lansing MI. Cailin was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi in 2015. Her excellent academic performance and research skills have led to her induction into three other Honor Societies - Oracle (as freshman), Tri Beta (Biology) and Sigma Xi. She is also the recipient of President’s Scholarship (2013-2017) and co-authored a publication with her research mentor, Professor Andrew Smith, in the Journal of Experimental Biology (Fall 2015). At Ithaca College and surrounding communities, her involvements have included: Co-founder and President of Pre-Veterinary Society at IC, Teaching and Lab Assistant in the Biology department, Peer Tutor in Spanish and Biology, ICU and Surgery volunteer-Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners, Family Friends Veterinary Hospital as well as SPCA of Tompkins County volunteer, among others.

Cailin Harro '17