Benedictine business graduate students, faculty inducted into honorary society

July 24, 2013

Lisle, Illinois ~ Eighty-four students in graduate business programs and 10 faculty members at Benedictine University were inducted into the University’s chapter of Sigma Beta Delta on June 2.

Sigma Beta Delta is a national honor society in business, management and administration. Students must achieve a cumulative grade point average in the top 20 percent of their graduating class to be eligible for membership.

Benedictine University is celebrating its 10-year anniversary as the 200th chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, and today has more than 300 members throughout the school’s traditional, accelerated, online, partnership and Asian graduate programs.

Students who were inducted into Sigma Beta Delta were on track to earn either a Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Accountancy, Master of Science in Management Information Systems, Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior or Master of Public Health degree.

The inductees are:

  • Syed Ahmed of Chicago, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Fathia Alfakeri of Lisle, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Ashirf Al-Ghanoudi of Forest Park, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Zarina Ali of Lombard, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Brenda Allard of Montgomery, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Daniel Armstrong of Winfield, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Karen Bubrowski of Crystal Lake, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Jennifer Buckingham of Oswego, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Ariel Campbell of Chicago, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Michelle Catarama of Hinsdale, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Guadalupe Corona of Naperville, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Karima Daboub of Downers Grove, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Eric Danielson of Shorewood, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Corey Detert of New York, N.Y., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Elsie Divinagracia of Roselle, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Figen Doner of Rantigny, France, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Andrea Ebert-McNeill of Naperville, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Khalid Elfazani of Chicago, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Sana Eljorani of Bismark, N.D., a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Amanda Evans of Carol Stream, a student in the Master of Science in Accountancy program. 
  • Melissa Farley of Lynchburg, Va., a student in the Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior program. 
  • Sheila Fisher of Roanoke, Va., a student in the Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior program. 
  • Ann Flann of Mora, Minn., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Heather Fraker of Lee's Summit, Mo., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • David Garcia of Vallejo, Calif., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Ryan Garrity of Darien, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Amy Geeding of Centralia, Mo., a student in the Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior program. 
  • Kristine Gohsman of Libertyville, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Jennifer Gottshall of El Paso, Texas, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Maria Grigonis-Willis of Dublin, Calif., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Adriana Guerrero of Encinitas, Calif., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • India Haynes-Larrier of Maplewood, N.J., a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Gregory Henson of Lombard, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Heidi Hintze of Chandler, Ariz., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Carrie Hogan of Chicago, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Tara Jenkins-Montgomery of Tucson, Ariz., a student in the Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Health program. 
  • Ana Kairis of Bolingbrook, a student in the Master of Science in Accountancy program. 
  • Laura Kandziolka of Boston, Mass., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Sarah Kayser of Lombard, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Daphe Kennedy of Taylorville, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Abdul Khan of Gaithersburg, Md., a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Amy King of Plainfield, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Visjah Kinkhabwala of Naperville, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Mary Kay Kirgis of Rochester, Minn., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Saifeddin A. Krewi, M.D, of Naperville, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Lisa Lee of Columbus, Ohio, a student in the Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior program. 
  • Miguel Marrero of Carolina, Puerto Rico, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Sandeep Mellacheruvu of Homewood, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Stacey Mishler of Port Angeles, Wash., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Kyle Mullen of Itasca, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Timothy Murphy of Palatine, a student in the Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Accountancy program. 
  • Rida Musbah of Aurora, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Christina Nevill of Valparaiso, Ind., a student in the Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior program. 
  • Danielle Newburn of Carol Stream, a student in the Master of Science in Accountancy program. 
  • Tracey Newgard of Milaca, Minn., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Tuan Nguyen of Naperville, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Lenonard Obodo of Knightdale, N.C., a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Linda Pansulla of Scotch Plains, N.J., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Ronald Perfetti of Glen Ellyn, a student in the Master of Science in Accountancy program. 
  • Ashley Petrolino of Charlestown, W.Va., a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Steve Pioppo of New Lenox, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Dorian Powell of Naperville, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • James Price of Madisonville, Ky., a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Teneshya Robinson-Miller of Chicago, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Collen Rourke of Susanville, Calif., a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Kelly Salt of Arlington Heights, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Susan Schaer of Naperville, a student in the Master of Science in Accountancy program. 
  • Tong Shang of Lisle, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Michael Skupien of Glen Ellyn, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Jane Smallwood of Lisle, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Brenda Smith of Bartlett, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Jim Strother of Kalamazoo, Mich., a student in the Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior program. 
  • Chakanetsa Sulamoyo of Kenosha, Wis., a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Yvette Sylvie of Lombard, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Vo Ngan Tho of Vietnam, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Roy Thomas of Clarendon Hills, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Courtney Thomas of Philadelphia, Pa., a student in the Master of Public Health program.
  • Pamela ThompsonofThompson of Park Forest, a student in the Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior program. 
  • Kala Tiongson of Chicago, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Sharah Troll of Itasca, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Kelly Vrablic of Evergreen Park, a student in the Master of Public Health program. 
  • Sheron Waller of Plainfield, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Erica Zeplin of Dallas, Texas, a student in the Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior program. 
  • Yilei Zhu of Naperville, a student in the Master of Business Administration program. 
  • Larry Causby of Cartersville, Ga., an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Ricky Holman of Lisle, an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Mark Kozak of Lisle, an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Thomas Mirabile of Wheaton, an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Michael Murphy of DeWitt, Iowa, an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Stephen Nunes, Ed.D., of Homewood, an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Sharon Philip of Naperville, an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Carmen Price of Bloomington, Minn., an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Mark Robinson of San Francisco, Calif., an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 
  • Ralph Zuzolo, JD, of Warren, Ohio, an instructor in the graduate business programs at Benedictine. 

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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.

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