Twelve Benedictine students inducted into national education honor society

Twelve Benedictine students inducted into national education honor society
February 5, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
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Twelve Benedictine University students were recently inducted into the Tau Rho chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. Kappa Delta Pi members exhibit the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards, and promise in teaching and allied professions. Selection is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession. The new members are: Richard Bilkey of Lombard; Sarah Brudek of Orland Park; Kimberly Bulow, the daughter of William and Renee Bulow of Homer Glen; Emily Kauffold of Naperville; Ryan Kozin, the son of Kenneth and Patricia Kozin of Medinah; and Katelyn Mains, the daughter of John and Lori Mains of Naperville. Also, Craig Mariano, the son of Joe and Joyce Mariano of Streamwood; Lisa Orsini of Bartlett; Nicolette Pollack, the daughter of Jim and Kathy Pollack of Batavia; and Nicole Rodriguez, the daughter of Javier and Sandra Rodriguez of Chicago. Also, Sarah Ruzicka, the daughter of Kenneth and Rose Ruzicka of Quincy; and Jaclyn Welch, the daughter of Steve and Renee Welch of Woodridge.


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.