2008
Benedictine awards associate's, bachelor's, master's degrees to December graduates

Benedictine awards associate's, bachelor's, master's degrees to December graduates
January 25, 2008

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Benedictine University announced that it has awarded Associate of Arts (A.A.), Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degrees to 128 students who completed their degree requirements in December 2007. Benedictine University has also awarded Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Master of Education (M.Ed.), Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees to 65 students who completed their degree requirements in December 2007. The December 2007 graduates are: Lisa Ann Darnell, B.A. Political Science, Cum Laude, Addison Mary Katherine Kazmierczak, B.A. Elementary Education, Addison Jackie A. Truppa, B.A. Political Science, Cum Laude, Addison Hirut Lisanework, M.B.A. Business Administration, Annandale, Va. Michelle L. Hemberger, B.A. Business and Economics, Sum Cum Laude, Athens Terin Marie Driggers, B.A. Sociology, Sum Cum Laude, Aurora Konrad Pawel Kaczynski, B.A. Political Science, Aurora James E. Kosatka, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Aurora Deborah Ann Rogoz, B.S. Nursing, Aurora Loreal Michelle Sanders, B.A. Communication Arts, Aurora Harpreet Kaur Sehgal, B.S. Biology, Aurora Joyce L. Smith, B.S. Nursing, With Honors, Aurora Michelle Lorraine Swope, M.B.A. Business Administration, Aurora Ellen Marie Tjarks, B.S. Nursing, With Honors, Aurora Shineka A. Williams, B.A. Management, Aurora Michael T. Yancey, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Aurora Charles Gerard Walsh, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Bartlett Christopher Michael Biggs, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Batavia Arsheen Malik, B.A. Elementary Education, Batavia Sean M. Maloy, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Bedford Park Towanna F. Jelks, A.A. Business Administration, Bellwood Beverly Ann Matthews, B.A. Management, With Honors, Bellwood Starr Lela Stroud, B.A. Management, Bellwood Aleida Araceli Rodriguez, B.S. Health Science, B.A. Spanish, Bensenville James Ambrose Barbeau, A.A. Business Administration, Big Rock Antonella Colella, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Bloomingdale Bonnie Beth Gahr, B.A. Special Education, Cum Laude, Bloomingdale Emiko Ammie Osawa, B.S. Health Science, Bloomingdale Adeel Alam, B.B.A. Finance and B.B.A. Marketing, Bolingbrook Kevin Carmichael Cruz, B.A. Political Science, Bolingbrook David L. Johnsen, M.B.A. Business Administration, Bolingbrook Christian Lenikus, M.B.A. Business Administration, Bolingbrook Kathleen Nicole Meyer, B.S. Nursing, With Honors, Bolingbrook Gizelle J. Noriega, B.A. Spanish, Bolingbrook Laura D. Tribble, M.B.A. Business Administration, Bolingbrook Thomas G. Vick, B.B.A. Accounting, Cum Laude, Bolingbrook Kimberly F. Schoot, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Bridgeview Yuliya Shynkaruk, B.A. International Business and Economics, Bridgeview Stephanie Lutonya Neal, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Broadview Michelle Anu Chaudry, M.S. Management Information Systems, Calumet City Diane Rachel Jocson, B.B.A. Finance, Carol Stream Nancy L. Mays, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Carol Stream Matthew Thomas Neumann, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Carol Stream Sharon R. Ramey, B.A. Social Science, Magna Cum Laude, Carol Stream Nicolette R. Simonetta, B.S. Health Science, Magna Cum Laude, Carol Stream Cassiette R. Page, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Carpentersville Nannette L. DePraeter, M.B.A. Business Administration, Charlotte, N.C. Adrian A. Asllani, M.B.A. Business Administration, Chicago Monica Bielanski, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Chicago Leandra Camille Coleman, B.A. Business and Economics, Chicago Shannon I. Degnan, B.A. Sociology, Chicago Brian Patrick Duffy, B.A. Management, With Honors, Chicago Kaleeya Roshon Furlow, B.A. Music, Chicago Ryan Joseph Higgins, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Chicago Jacquelyne Denise Little, B.A. Management, Chicago Julie M. Simon, M.B.A. Business Administration, Chicago Michael P. Tierney, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Chicago Heather Marie Bruno, B.A. Special Education, Magna Cum Laude, Chicago Heights Adam D. Crawford, B.B.A. Finance, Coal City Gary R. Humphrey, M.B.A. Business Administration, Dallas, Texas Michael C. DeVries, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Darien Laura Nicole Nelson, B.B.A. Finance, With Honors, Darien Matthew T. Schenk, M.B.A. Business Administration, Darien Erik D. Austin, M.S. Clinical Psychology, DeKalb Caroline E. Benjamin, B.A. Special Education, Des Plaines Arthur S. Zern, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Des Plaines Arlene Amanda Longo, B.A. Sociology, Cum Laude, Downers Grove Jeffrey T. Scelze, B.S. Computer Science, Downers Grove Alexander Michael Orr, B.S. Health Science, Elburn Dornetria Levon Hemphill, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Elgin Esmeralda Masellis, B.B.A. Health Administration, Elmwood Park Thomas Andrew Heller, A.A. Business Administration, Forest View Julie Beth Lewis, B.A. Special Education, Cum Laude, Geneva Saba Latif, B.S. Health Science, Glen Ellyn Tammy J. Williams, B.S. Nursing, With Honors, Glen Ellyn Trushna G. Dave, M.P.H. Public Health, Glendale Heights Michael Anthony Strejc, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Magna Cum Laude, Glendale Heights Rachel Todd Kelley, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Gurnee Surinder Rana Sehdev, B.A. Psychology, Hanover Park Shaneah Marie Taylor, M.P.H. Public Health, Hazel Crest Whitney A. Henderson, B.S. Nursing, With Honors, Hillside Samia Khan, B.A. English Language and Literature, Hoffman Estates Marci K. Simmons, M.P.H. Public Health, Hummelstown, Pa. Patrycja Lukaszewski, B.S. Health Science, Justice Seth I. Gilpin, M.B.A. Business Administration, Langley Air Force Base, Va. Renee S. Sims, M.B.A. Business Administration, Lansing Mary B. Colaizzi, B.A. Organizational Leadership, Cum Laude, Lemont Sridevi Deepa Ranganathan, B.A. English Language and Literature, Sum Cum Laude, Lemont Neha Bhupendra Soni, B.S. Nuclear Medicine Technology, Lincolnshire Craig F. Donofrio, M.B.A. Business Administration, Lisle Agnes Barbra Kawa, B.A. Social Science, Lisle Jill Ann Silionokas, B.S. Molecular Biology, Lockport Nancy E. Wilkins, M.B.A. Business Administration, Lockport Stephenie Reed Gaines, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Lombard Hasina Hafiz, M.P.H. Public Health, Lombard Abrar A. Salam, B.S. Health Science, Lombard Anthony Edward Vechiola, B.B.A. Finance, Lombard George A. Shimko, B.A. Social Science, Manhattan Mudrika J. Patel, B.S. Biology, Melrose Park Justin Wade Dillard, B.A. Management, With Honors, Minneapolis, Minn. Kelly L. Cloud, B.A. Management, With Honors, Minooka Cheryl Ann Louck, M.B.A. Business Administration, Montgomery Sonia H. Chitalia, B.A. Psychology, Cum Laude, Morton Grove Matthew James Bara, M.B.A. Business Administration, Naperville Christopher Cali, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Naperville Patricia Ann Carmignani, B.S. Nursing, Naperville Rebecca Ann Kocelko, B.B.A. Accounting, Naperville Christine Elizabeth Martin, B.S. Mathematics, Cum Laude, Naperville Amal B. Patel, B.B.A. Finance, Naperville Hetal R. Patel, B.S. Computer Information Systems, Naperville Jaclyn Pistorio, B.A. Psychology, Naperville Nicole Anita Poplawski, B.A. Elementary Education, Naperville Sharon Roscoe, B.B.A. Marketing, Naperville Fatima T. Sanai, B.A. Elementary Education, Naperville Jennifer Marie Sanders, B.A. Business and Economics, Naperville Afsheen Khan Sherwani, B.S. Health Science, Sum Cum Laude, Naperville Brian Edward Smith, M.B.A. Business Administration, Naperville Thomas Allen Smith, M.B.A. Business Administration, Naperville Kristin L. Souppa, M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, Naperville Sean Patrick Strebing, B.A. Communication Arts, Naperville Mairi I. Sturges, M.A.Ed. Secondary Education, Naperville Randy Angelo Suchy, B.S. Nursing, Naperville Megan Joyce Teeters, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Naperville Lloyd Washington, B.B.A. Marketing, Naperville Michael Richard Winterhalter, B.B.A. Marketing, Naperville Lauren Elaine Fuehrmeyer, B.A. Elementary Education, Sum Cum Laude, Neenah, Wis. David A. Lentz, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, North Aurora George A. Koch, B.A. Communication Arts, Sum Cum Laude, Northwoods Rayna Lo, B.S. Biology, Oak Brook Elaine Marie Petersen, M.B.A. Business Administration, Oak Brook Caitlin Anne Plank, B.S. Nutrition, Cum Laude, Oak Forest Jacqueline Antonia Rose Canty, B.A. Special Education, Oak Lawn Amy A. Giedrojc, B.S. Nutrition, Cum Laude, Oak Lawn Stephen B. Nesci, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Oak Lawn Patricia M. Sexton, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Oak Lawn Khalil Snowber, B.S. Health Science, Oak Lawn Dana Mary Sullivan, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Oak Lawn Shatonya Latrice Harris, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Oak Park James D. Adler, M.B.A. Business Administration, Omaha, Neb. Jeffrey Robert Reischl, B.S. Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude, Omaha, Neb. Lindsey Marie Aceret, B.A. Elementary Education, Oswego Dominic Marino Manola, B.A. Social Science, Cum Laude, Palatine Nicole Mary Zermatten, B.A. Communication Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Palatine Lori A. Davidson, M.A.Ed. Elementary Education, Plainfield Champ D. Evans, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Plainfield Sean K. Smith, B.S. Physics, Plainfield Patrick A. Brown, M.B.A. Business Administration, Reading, Pa. Brandy Nicole Dukes, M.B.A. Business Administration, Romeoville Melissa Michele Kennedy, B.A. English Language and Literature, Roselle Safa Siddiqi, B.A. Special Education, Roselle Syed Asad, B.B.A. Health Administration, With Honors, Round Lake Fritz Williot Auguste Jr., M.B.A. Business Administration, Round Lake Jennifer Ann Weinhammer, M.A.Ed. Elementary Education, Round Lake Steven M. Keck, M.B.A. Business Administration, Sammamish, Wash. Clement Paul Pacific, B.A. Management, With Honors, Schaumburg Vijendra D. Patel, M.B.A. Business Administration, Schaumburg Heather L. Ruchalski, M.B.A. Business Administration, Schaumburg William Richard Hines, M.B.A. Business Administration, South Elgin Ian Michael McDonald, B.S. Computer Science, St. Charles Scott William Walker, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, St. Charles Martha G. Boschi, M.B.A. Business Administration, Streamwood Matthew Joseph Mumm, B.A. Management, With Honors, Sugar Grove Jane Anjul Singh, B.S. Health Science, Sugar Grove Wanda L. Breeden, M.B.A. Business Administration, Unionville, Va. Saira Ali Syed, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Villa Park James Walter Monson, M.B.A. Business Administration, Warrenville Kevin M. Gertz, B.S. Mathematics, Waukegan Melissa Mayo, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Waunakee, Wis. Bryan Mark Pearce, M.B.A. Business Administration, West Chicago Margaret M. Ricchio, B.S. Health Science, Westchester Amanda Rose Todro, B.A. Psychology, Cum Laude, Westchester Janice M. Kalet, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Westmont Susan J. McKeigue, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Westmont Angela Elizabeth Mudrak, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Westmont Anna Maria Oshel, B.A. English Language and Literature, Westmont Robert William Padgett, A.A. Business Administration, Westmont Todd Duane Anderson, M.B.A. Business Administration, Wheaton Graciella Bredehoeft, B.S. Nursing, Wheaton Hilaree Butler, B.B.A. Marketing, Wheaton James C. Farrelly, B.A. Business and Economics, Wheaton Patricia Lynn Poggenburg, B.S. Nursing, With Honors, Wheaton Michael William Baker, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Willowbrook Mohammed Faseehuddin, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Winfield Timothy Edward Janis, M.B.A. Business Administration, Winfield Daniel E. Keck, M.B.A. Business Administration, Winfield Jennifer L. Bahlmann, B.A. Management, With Honors, Woodridge Danielle Christine Bernardi, B.A. English Language and Literature, Cum Laude, Woodridge Erica L. Molinaro, B.A. Communication Arts, Woodridge Martha Alejandra Rolon-Campise, B.A. International Business and Economics, Woodridge Susan Rita Griffin, M.E.D. Reading and Literacy, Worth Amanda J. Studnicka, B.S. Mathematics, Worth Steven Michael Bozue, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Yorkville Cherese Ann Spears, B.A. Management, With Honors, Yorkville

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.