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2023 Alumni Achievement Award Recipients Celebrated

On Saturday, January 27, Benedictine University’s Office of Alumni Relations hosted the Alumni Achievement Awards Dinner and Program in celebration of its 2023 recipients. This event was held on the Lisle campus, Goodwin Hall of Business, and celebrated the contributions of ten esteemed alumni who were nominated by BenU faculty/staff, fellow alumni, colleagues, and/or community members.

Award recipients included:

Distinguished Alumnus

Christopher J. Betti, Ph.D. (B.S.’96)


Sadia Covert (B.A.’05)
Susan Otten (MBA’90)
Laticia “Tish” Thompson, Ph.D. (MSMOB’03)

Rising Stars

Victor Johnson, Jr. (B.A.’18)
Katie Kleinwachter (B.S.’08, award accepted by her father and BenU alumnus, Jim Kleinwachter B.A.’78)
Adam Michalski (MSMOB’18, MBA’20)
Samyuktha Neeraja (MPH’13)
Paulina Piasecki (B.A.’18)
Blaire Sullivan (MBA’17)


View photos from the event

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