2008
Benedictine University awards associate's, bachelor's degrees to May graduates

Benedictine University awards associate's, bachelor's degrees to May graduates
July 10, 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 313 students who completed their degree requirements in May 2008. The May 2008 graduates are: Samantha Lin Norman, B.A. Psychology, Cum Laude, Addison Robbie P. Taylor, B.A. Management, With Honors, Addison Jason Daniel Maestas, B.B.A. Marketing, Albuquerque, N.M. Marine Comte-Trotet, B.A. International Business and Economics, Arbanats, France Terra J. Boldt, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Aurora Angela Michelle Brooks, B.A. Management, Aurora Peggysue A. Casner, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Aurora Ryan Anthony Chartrand, B.A. Communication Arts, Aurora Alfredo Dean, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Aurora Delane D. Downing, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Aurora Jamie K. Hebert, B.S. Health Science, Aurora Scott Daniel Klecka, B.A. Management, With Honors, Aurora James T. McDonnell, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Aurora Alma M. Monroy, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Aurora Starr Perdue, B.A. Special Education, Aurora Yang Xue, B.S.N Nursing , With Honors, Aurora Susannah M. Nelson, B.S. Nutrition, Cum Laude, Bartlett Denise R. Nelson, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Bartlett Cheryl A. Reining, B.S. Nutrition, Magna Cum Laude, Bartlett Kathryn Rose Hemmerich, B.S. Health Science, Batavia Ashley Victoria Koe, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, B.B.A. Marketing, Batavia Kenneth James Miller, B.B.A. Accounting, Batavia Bernita L. Bedenfield, B.A. Management, With Honors, Bellwood Althea M. Busby, B.A. Management, Bellwood Lisa Deal, B.A. Management, Bellwood Carmen Harper, A.A. Business Administration, Bellwood Tammie Y. Leonard, A.A. Business Administration, Bellwood Amerallis A. Suttle, B.A. Management, Bellwood Craig A. Miller, B.A. Management, With Honors, Belvidere Gwendolyn Latoria York, B.A. Management, With Honors, Berkeley Peggy Krencius, B.B.A. Accounting, With Honors, Berwyn Gabriela Sofia Ziccarelli, B.S. Health Science, Berwyn Shawn Haider Abbas, B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, Bloomingdale Kristofer R. Ceredon, B.S. Health Science, Bloomingdale Taylor Ann Rogers, B.A. Elementary Education, Bloomingdale Hugo Jimenez, B.S. Biology, Blue Island Joseph Lontoc Arceo, B.S. Health Science, Bolingbrook Timothy Neil Borja, B.B.A. Finance, Bolingbrook Debbie A. Boyd, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Bolingbrook Douglas E. Giertz, B.A. Management, With Honors, Bolingbrook Kaartheek Gumidyala, B.S. Biology, Bolingbrook Craig J. Gunty, B.A. Management, With Honors, Bolingbrook Christopher James Leahy, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Bolingbrook Matthew Kenneth Wilkin, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Bolingbrook Dina Messino, B.A. Management, With Honors, Brookfield Marcella Frustaci, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Burbank Joseph Richard Hallman, B.A. Social Science, Summa Cum Laude, Burbank Asma Jehan Ahmed, B.S. Health Science, Burr Ridge Syed Rashad Nawaz, B.S. Health Science, Burr Ridge Stephanie J. Denny, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, B.S. Scholars Program, Magna Cum Laude, Calumet City Alexis Christina Alvarado, B.S. Health Science, Magna Cum Laude, Carol Stream Tayyabba Athar, B.S. Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Carol Stream Alexius N. Cruz, B.A. Management, With Honors, Carol Stream Nida Malik, B.S. Biology, Carol Stream Andrew James Schultz, B.A. Communication Arts, Carol Stream Stacey Ann Sara, B.S. Biology, Cary Kimyenna Deki Abron, B.A. Psychology, Chicago Rafael Alvarez, B.A. Management, With Honors, Chicago Beth Anne Brune, B.A. Management, With Honors, Chicago Faiqa Fareed, B.S. Health Science, Chicago Gerrin S. George, B.S. Health Science, Chicago Brette A. Glomb, B.A. Management, With Honors, Chicago Debra J. Harris, B.A. Management, Chicago Jamarr Arnez Lewis, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Chicago Tiyanna Monique Mays, B.A. Psychology, Chicago Ronald Frank McNeff, B.A. Sociology, Chicago Barbara Ann Neal, B.A. Management, With Honors, Chicago Latoya S. Pickens, B.A. Management, Chicago Ericka Estelle Sanders, B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, Chicago Hanit U. Shah, B.S. Health Science, Chicago Tiffany Ann Smith, B.A. Management, Chicago Tiffany C. Wooding, B.A. Psychology, Chicago Lauren Ann Crivellone, B.S. Nutrition, Chicago Ridge Joseph Michael Jasnosz, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Coal City John P. Dehm, B.A. Business and Economics, Crest Hill Mary W. Grafer, B.S.N Nursing Program, With Honors, Crest Hill Benjamin H. Bottorff, B.B.A. Finance, Cum Laude, Darien Ryan David Broda, B.S. Biology, Darien Katie A. Buell, B.A. Communication Arts, Darien Kimberly Anne Sgarbossa, B.A. Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Darien Laney Allan Sparacino, B.A. Psychology, With Honors, Darien Debra A. Witczak, B.S. Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude, Darien Marina Valerievna Gaydaychuk, B.S. Health Science, Des Plaines Krupa Kirit Patel, B.S. Health Science, Des Plaines Jalpa Kirit Thakkar, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Des Plaines Mohammed Imran Azam, B.S. Health Science, Downers Grove Kristyn Danielle Bales, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, B.S. Physics, Magna Cum Laude, Downers Grove Jessica Therese Bills, B.A. English Language and Literature, Downers Grove Kristi Lorraine Blanco, B.S. Nutrition, Downers Grove Christine Theresa Cornyn, B.S. Information Systems, Magna Cum Laude, Downers Grove Colleen M. Davoren, B.S. Information Systems, Downers Grove Mazen M. Elmusa, B.A. Political Science, Downers Grove Ryan P. Lown, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Downers Grove Krutiben Paurav Patel, B.B.A. Accounting, With Honors, Downers Grove Suzette M. Quintell, B.A. Management, With Honors, Downers Grove Charles Stephan Ratley, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Downers Grove Richard J. Sarac, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Downers Grove Musil Kamil Shihadeh, B.S. Philosophy, Cum Laude, B.S. Mathematics, Cum Laude, Downers Grove Iva E. Stoyanova, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Downers Grove Nicholas Joseph Tardi, B.S. Biology, Downers Grove Amy Dian Wendt, B.A. Management, With Honors, Downers Grove Laura E. Wierzba, B.A. Management, With Honors, Downers Grove John V. Dossey, B.A. Management, With Honors, Elgin Scott K. Hall, B.A. Social Science, Elgin Bijoy Abraham, B.S. Biology, Elmhurst Stephanie Jean Brasie, B.A. Special Education, Summa Cum Laude, Elmhurst Gail Catherine Bush, B.A. English Language and Literature, Summa Cum Laude, Elmhurst Atif Ahmed Jagirdar, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Elmhurst Jennifer Lynn Box, B.A. Management, With Honors, Elmwood Park Erik John Morales, B.B.A. Accounting, B.B.A. Finance, Evergreen Park Kiera O'Brien Vizza, B.S. Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, Evergreen Park Lillie Crosby, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Forest Park Renee Y. Hardman, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Forest Park Brian J. Furman, B.A. Management, With Honors, Geneva Peter P. Santoro, B.A. Psychology, Geneva Theresa BichTran Dao, B.S. Molecular Biology, Cum Laude, Gilberts Genevieve Elyse Fuhrman, B.A. Elementary Education, Magna Cum Laude, Glen Ellyn Paul M. Karum, B.A. Management, With Honors, Glen Ellyn Marcus Allen Perry, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Glen Ellyn Eugene Paul Wall, B.B.A. Accounting, Cum Laude, Glen Ellyn Faiqha Sama Ansari, B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, Glendale Heights Huong Ly Luu, B.A. Social Science, Summa Cum Laude, Glendale Heights Roy Edward Newton, B.A. Management, With Honors, Glendale Heights Christopher Ngoc Nguyen, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Glendale Heights Barbara Lee Simmons, B.S.N Nursing Program, Glendale Heights Kevin Joel Tobin, B.A. Elementary Education, Gurnee Jenny Ariuntuya Bils, B.A. International Business and Economics, Hanover Park Joseph Santo Briguglio, B.S. Molecular Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Hanover Park Lisa Marie Paturzo, B.S. Biology, Hickory Hills Shaunte Anderson, B.A. Management, With Honors, Hillside Jamie S. Racki, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Hinsdale Megan E. Walczak, B.A. Psychology, Hobart, Ind. Joseph Armand Larouche, B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, Hoffman Estates Chase Thomas Douthit, B.S. Biology, Homer Glen Tim Robert O'Connell, B.B.A. Marketing, Homer Glen Lawrence George Vacala, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Homer Glen Benny Ranallo, B.A. Management, With Honors, Itasca Jacob Michael Kowalewski, B.A. Business and Economics, Joliet Robert Thomas Murphy, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Joliet Anthony Enrico DeSanto, B.A. Business and Economics, La Grange Park Monica C. Kritikos, B.A. Spanish, Cum Laude, La Grange Park Vicki L. Bielfeldt, B.A. Business and Economics, Cum Laude, Lake In The Hills Kelly Jean Miller, B.A. Management, With Honors, Lakemoor Lauren Michelle Burger, B.A. Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, Lebanon Steve Jandreski, B.A. Social Science, Lemont Richard Waszak, B.A. Management, With Honors, Lemont Michelle D. White, B.A. English Language and Literature, Lincolnshire Mustafa Alam, B.S. Health Science, Magna Cum Laude, Lincolnwood Marc D. Davidson, B.A. Social Science, Lincolnwood Damian D. Kulikowski, B.A. Political Science, Lincolnwood Laura Marie Boyer, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Lisle Janet L. Carlson, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Lisle Melissa Alta Drennan, B.S. Health Science, Lisle Michelle Leigh Gervais, B.A. Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Lisle Donald Francis Gushurst, B.A. Management, With Honors, Lisle Mary Elizabeth Kerner, B.A. Political Science, Cum Laude, Lisle Ryan Michael Kerr, B.A. Communication Arts, Cum Laude, Lisle Sameer Ahmed Khan, B.S. Health Science, Lisle Michael Jonathan Kraybill, B.A. Business and Economics, Lisle Casandra Renee Pastion, B.S. Biology, Lisle Erin Lynn Rosenberg, B.B.A. Finance, Lisle Kimberly O. Tylutki, B.A. Psychology, Lisle Amina Waheed, B.A. Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, Lisle Shaun David Wheeler, B.A. Psychology, Lisle Linda Kay Jones, B.A. Management, With Honors, Lombard Sana Fatima Khan, B.S. Health Science, Lombard Hanzla Hasan Quraishi, B.S. Molecular Biology, Lombard Ihtesham Rahman, B.S. Health Science, Summa Cum Laude, Lombard Rebekah J. Thompson, B.S.N Nursing Program, With Honors, Lombard Megan Marie Westergren, B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, Lombard John James Broussard, B.A. International Business and Economics, Marksville, La. Umeko K. Jones, B.S.N BU Nursing Program, Magna Cum Laude, Matteson Angel Char-Dae Woods, B.A. English Language and Literature, Magna Cum Laude, Matteson Cyntillia Q. Eison, B.A. Writing and Publishing, Cum Laude, Maywood Anthony George Wellington II, B.B.A. Marketing, Maywood Ann J. Vrablic, B.S. Nutrition, Mokena Matthew Raymond Cattoni, B.B.A. Accounting, B.B.A. Finance, Monee Kimberly L. Winkler, B.A. Management, With Honors, Montgomery Vincent Francois Hamonic, B.A. International Business and Economics, With Honors, Montigny Le Bretonneux, France Mona Archish Desai, B.A. English Language and Literature, Magna Cum Laude, Morton Grove Mohammad Moolji, B.S. Health Science, Mount Prospect Charles Matthew Grom, B.A. Philosophy, Mundelein Angel Morata, B.A. International Business and Economics, Murcia, Spain Angela M. Vitto, B.A. Special Education, Cum Laude, Muskegon, Mich. Diana R. Aikins, B.B.A. Accounting, Naperville Katarzyna M. Aleszczyk, B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, Naperville Maitali A. Amin, B.B.A. Finance, Naperville David Ronald Arnone, B.A. Communication Arts, Naperville Margot Anne Carlson, B.B.A. Accounting, Cum Laude, Naperville Andrew Lawrence Cena, B.A. Sociology, Summa Cum Laude, Naperville Megan Marion De Angelis, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Naperville Sundeev S. Gill, B.S. Health Science, Magna Cum Laude, Naperville Reena Elizabeth Joseph, B.S. Health Science, Naperville Asim Mohammed Khan, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Naperville Karl David Koplin, B.A. Management, With Honors, Naperville Grif R. Lippencott, B.A. Management, With Honors, Naperville Alexander Greg Milne, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Naperville Tomas Dominikas Milo, B.S. Biology, Naperville Meghan Elizabeth Petterson, B.A. Special Education, Magna Cum Laude, Naperville Angela Anne Peverly, B.S. Chemistry, Cum Laude, Naperville Marikay Rohe Piazza, B.S. Biology, Naperville Donald L. Renfro, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Naperville Shannon E. Rodgers, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Naperville Mark T. Sabino, B.S. Chemistry, Naperville Lisa Grace Santangelo, B.S. Health Science, With Honors, Naperville Kathleen Marie Schmitt, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Naperville Behnoosh Shahrokh, B.S. Biochemistry, Cum Laude, Naperville Nyal Zain Siddiqi, B.S. Biology, Naperville Emily Anne Taylor, B.A. Communication Arts, Naperville Erika Monique Trevino, B.S. Health Science, Naperville Jason D. Von Der Linden, B.A. Management, Naperville Mary E. Wilkerson, B.A. English Language and Literature, Magna Cum Laude, Naperville Vernon Keith Wold, B.A. Management, With Honors, Naperville Anne Elisabeth Perkins, B.A. International Business and Economics, Summa Cum Laude, B.A. Spanish, Summa Cum Laude, New Lenox Joseph William Begale, B.A. Psychology, B.A. Sociology, Niles Lawrence A. Porada, B.B.A. Accounting, With Honors, Norridge Heidi Jean Woods, B.S.N Nursing Program, North Aurora Kristin Suzanne Skryd, B.S. Health Science, North Riverside Erica Ruth Militsin, B.S. Nutrition, Northbrook Azam Saeed, B.S. Health Science, Oak Brook Nitin Thapar, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Oak Brook Amanda Leigh Duer, B.A. Sociology, Oak Lawn Effie Gatsinos, B.S. Biology, Oak Lawn Roberta Nyblom, B.S. Health Science, Oak Lawn Leia Marie Roeges, B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, Oak Park Ali M. Dia, B.S. Health Science, Orland Park Diana Abdi, B.S. Molecular Biology, Oswego Nkongho M. Deba, B.A. English Language and Literature, Oswego Joe W. Kairies, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Cum Laude, Oswego Heather Ashley Nelson, B.A. Communication Arts, Oswego Michael D. Robinson, B.A. Business and Economics, Oswego Tyler Creighton Vaughn, B.S. Biology, Ottawa Sarah Emma St. John, B.S. Chemistry, Palatine Traci A. Munkvold, B.A. Management, With Honors, Plainfield Leslie Frances Orzechowski, B.S. Health Science, Plainfield Erick Pasciak, B.S. Chemistry, Plainfield Craig Pittman Jr., B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Plainfield Lonnie D. Polhemus, B.S.N Nursing Program, With Honors, Plainfield Audrey Lynn Rackow, B.A. Psychology, Plainfield Dorothy Stasiak, B.A. Psychology, Plainfield Matthew Lee Warpinski, B.A. Business and Economics, Magna Cum Laude, Plainfield Sabrina Denise Jennings, B.A. Management, With Honors, Plano Alicia Carol Wildermuth, B.A. Social Science, Port Byron Michael William Robinson, B.A. Social Science, Cum Laude, Prophetstown Teresa Ann Dismukes, B.A. Management, With Honors, River Forest Ammar Mohamed Hassan, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Riverside Bradley Thomas Callard, B.S. Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude, Rolling Meadows Khadija Ahmad, B.A. English Language and Literature, Romeoville Josiane Eliane Mambe, B.A. Business and Economics, Romeoville Irwin Douglas Obispo, B.S. Health Science, Romeoville Darice Renee Watson, B.A. Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Romeoville Craig Michael Celia, B.A. Management, With Honors, Roselle Magdalena Sliz, B.A. Psychology, Cum Laude, Roselle Liese Lore Cope, B.A. English Language and Literature, Cum Laude, Sandwich Nathan Robert Gustafson, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Sandwich Debra Lynn Potter, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Sandwich Mujahed Uzzaman Khan, B.S. Nutrition, Schaumburg Holly D. Maroney, B.A. Elementary Education, Schaumburg David James Norman, B.A. Special Education, Schaumburg Julie Ann Wisniewski, B.A. Management, With Honors, Schaumburg Manveer Singh Rehal, B.S. Health Science, Magna Cum Laude, Shorewood Laura Arleen Stromsta, B.S. Health Science, Shorewood John Gordon Gromer, B.B.A. Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, B.B.A. Finance, Magna Cum Laude, South Elgin Lori Kay Schwarz, B.B.A. Finance, Cum Laude, South Elgin Ashley Diane Jacob, B.S. Biology, Springfield Michael Earl Landers, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, St. Charles Jennifer Lynn Abel, B.A. Elementary Education, St. John, Ind. Taylor Buck Mason, B.A. Business and Economics, St. Louis, Mo. Aisha W. Khan, B.A. Psychology, Streamwood Maaria Syed, B.S. Health Science, Summa Cum Laude, Streamwood Julio M. Calabrese, B.A. Management, With Honors, Sugar Grove Alexander Federico Batten, B.A. Communication Arts, Cum Laude, Tampico Brenton P. Bridgeforth, B.A. Psychology, University Park Paul David Galiano, B.S. Biology, Vernon Hills Farooq M. Junaid, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Villa Park Uz Zaman Khan Mohammed Akram, B.S. Health Science, Villa Park Yasmeen Sultana, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Villa Park Najia Wasiuddin, B.S. Biology, Villa Park Tracee W. Brumfield, A.A. Business Administration, Warrenville Diane Hogan, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Waterman Pamela Michelle Lundberg, B.A. English Language and Literature, B.A. Writing and Publishing, West Chicago Bridgette A. Schreiber, A.A. Business Administration, West Chicago Kathleen M. Stelmar, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, West Chicago Lan Tran, B.S. Health Science, West Chicago Steven Buford, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Westchester Theresa Marie Harkey, B.A. Arts Administration, Cum Laude, B.A. Studio Arts, Cum Laude, Westchester Patricia Ann Mayfield, B.A. Management, With Honors, Westchester Addie Richmond-Jones, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Westchester Suzanne C. Bartoz, B.A. Communication Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Western Springs Megan Leigh Bissett, B.S. Biology, Western Springs Nabeela Iffat Chaudhry, B.S. Molecular Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Westmont Bethany Hope Hayward, B.S. Biology, With Honors, Wheaton Magdalena Miskiewicz, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Wheaton Stephanie Marie Pauliks, B.S. Health Science, Wheaton Sadaf N. Shaikh, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Wheaton Michael J. Von Drasek, B.A. Management, With Honors, Wheaton Jessica Nicole Bellino, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Summa Cum Laude, B.B.A. Marketing, Summa Cum Laude, Willow Springs Amanda R. Edwards, B.S. Biology, Willowbrook Jovanna L. Uebele, B.A. Elementary Education, Willowbrook Rachael Supriya Solomon, B.S. Biology, Wilmette Uzma Nasrullah, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Winfield Chintan Natwar Prajapati, B.S. Biochemistry, Wood Dale Amna Tariq, B.A. Management, With Honors, Wood Dale Jennifer L. Bahlmann, B.A. Management, With Honors, Woodridge Abdulrahman Baig, B.S. Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Woodridge Mary Emil Boulos, B.A. Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, Woodridge Jorie L. Livingston, B.B.A. Marketing, Magna Cum Laude, Woodridge Thomas Joseph Puthenpurakal, B.S. Health Science, Summa Cum Laude, Woodridge Rubeena Naz Razvi, B.B.A. Accounting, Woodridge Anand Trivedi, B.S. Biology, Woodridge Fatema A. Yusufali, B.S. Health Science, Magna Cum Laude, Woodridge Jamie Lynn Delgado, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Yorkville Deborah Ann Meck, 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.