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Bernadette Fondy Ph.D.
Joined Seton Hill
Greensburg PA
Contact Info


  • Ph.D. Plant Physiology, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH (1979)
  • M.S. Biology, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH (1975)
  • B.A. Biology, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA (1969)


  • APAP Education Forum Syllabus (2005) Shallenberger, C and B. Fondy
  • Plant Physiology 90:1168-1174 (1989) Servaites, J.C., B.R. Fondy, B. Li and D.R. Geiger
  • Plant Physiology 89:396-402 (1989) Fondy, B.R., D.R.Geiger and J.C.Servaites
  • Plant Physiology 87:776-80. (1988) Geiger, D.R., B.R. Fondy and M.A. Tucci
  • Plant Physiology 78:753-757 (1985) Fondy, B.R. and D.R. Geiger
  • Current Topics in Plant Biochemistry and Physiology, D.D. Randall, D.G. Blevins, R.L. Larson and B.J. Rapp, eds. Vol. 2, pp. 33-42. (1983) Fondy, B.R. and D.R. Geiger


  • Grant from Sigma Xi, Grants-in-Aid of Research Program
  • Grant from the National Science Foundation, Two-Year and Four-Year College Instrumentation Program
  • Accepted to the National Institutes of Health Extramural Associates Program
  • Grant from National Science Foundation, College Science Instrumentation Program
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development fellowship to research at University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • Grant from the National Science Foundation, Research in Undergraduate Institutions Program
  • Recognized by the Seton Hill University Board of Trustees for seven years of dedicated service as chief academic officer
  • Awarded the Caritas Medal for 20 years of full-time service to Seton Hill University
  • Recognized by Southwest Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center for service on the Board of Directors
  • Elected to the University of Dayton Chapter of Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society


  • American Society of Plant Biologists
  • Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society


  • Supervised undergraduate research; conducted on-going research activities with funding from the federal government
  • Vice President for Academic Affairs 1989 to 1996
  • Initiated and developed the Physician Assistant Program to full accreditation at the master's degree level
  • Obtained approval from Pennsylvania Department of Education to initiate Master of Arts degree in Elementary Education and Master of Arts degree in Art Therapy