Luncheon for Michael D. Fink Endowed Scholarship

 

Corinne Sweeney was awarded the Michael D. Fink Endowed Scholarship at a Luncheon in October.
 
Fink Scholarship
Above: Pictured is Juliana Lachenmeyer, professor of psychology/sociology, recipient Corinne Sweeney, and Michael’s parents, Lori and Robert Fink.
 
The Michael D. Fink Endowed Scholarship was established by Robert and Lori Fink in 1988 in memory of their son. Michael was a doctoral clinical psychology student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus.  While he was a student, Fink was undergoing treatment for a cancerous tumor in his spinal column. Subsequent surgery left him paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. Fink passed away in November 1987, just short of completing his dissertation. Fink was awarded his Ph.D. posthumously.
 
The Fink scholarship supports a doctoral candidate in the clinical psychology program who has an interest in working with physically disabled children.