2010
M.S.M.O.B. student awarded scholarship by Darien businesswomen's group

M.S.M.O.B. student awarded scholarship by Darien businesswomen's group
July 22, 2010

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

Amania Drane, a human resources professional with State Farm Insurance in Downers Grove and a student in Benedictine University’s Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior (M.S.M.O.B.) program, has been awarded the Darien Women in Business Scholarship.

The Darien Women in Business Scholarship is presented by the Darien Women in Business Networking Group, a committee of the Darien Chamber of Commerce, to a female 25 years of age or older who resides or works in Darien and is enrolled in a technical school, business college or traditional college for at least one semester. The candidate must be in good academic standing.

Drane has completed more than one-half of the M.S.M.O.B. requirements at Benedictine and has earned a 4.0 grade point average in the program. She plans to graduate in 2011. Drane has already accumulated enough credits at Benedictine to earn a Human Resource Management certificate, which is designed for professionals in the personnel field.

The M.S.M.O.B. program at Benedictine University provides students with an in-depth understanding of topics such as human capital, global interdependence and the behavioral aspects of managing change. Students gain the knowledge, skills and insight to achieve bottom-line results by effectively leading, managing and motivating people.

For more information about the M.S.M.O.B. program at Benedictine University, contact the Enrollment Center at (630) 829-6300.

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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.