Seventy-one graduates inducted into BenU's Sigma Beta Delta chapter

July 10, 2017

Lisle, Illinois ~ Sigma Beta Delta is the International Honor Society of Business, Management and Administration which recognizes outstanding business scholars, their accomplishments and their promise of future achievement. Chosen from the 2016-2017 graduating classes at Benedictine University, those who are invited to become a Sigma Beta Delta member come from the top 20 percent of their graduate business program.

This year, Benedictine University inducted 71 graduate students from the College of Business into the University’s Sigma Beta Delta chapter.

The inductees are:

Theresa Norris, Chandler, Ariz.

Elizabeth Gorski, El Mirage, Ariz.

Julie Bigler, Gilbert, Ariz.

Robert Duve, Mesa, Ariz.

John Hyland, Mesa, Ariz.

Dawn Livesey, Mesa, Ariz.

Michele Piaia, Mesa, Ariz.

Stanley Pruitt, Mesa, Ariz.

Bac Tran, Mesa, Ariz.

Tina Tran, Mesa, Ariz.

Noel Vera, Mesa, Ariz.

Manuel Gutierrez, Phoenix, Ariz.

Tammara Jones, Phoenix, Ariz.

Deidre Myers, San Tan Valley, Ariz.

Arturo Salazar, San Tan Valley, Ariz.

Melissa Mazur, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Ivanna Ayon, Tolleson, Ariz.

Breyan Miller, Tolleson, Ariz.

Yalin Wang, Pauma, Calif.

Alicja Zajkowski, Oxford, Conn.

Nina Allen-Mims, Dallas, TX

Elizabeth Heisey, Montgomery, TX

Karamdeep Virk, Addison

Martin Daniels, Aurora

Yesenia Guerrero, Aurora

Ashok Manickam, Aurora

Joy Rinon, Aurora

James Pollack, Batavia

Anita Nelsen Brown, Bellwood

Alyssa Mathews, Bensenville

Chirag Acharya, Burr Ridge

Robert Russell, Carbondale

Dennis Aydt, Chatham

Michael Willadsen, Chatham

John Azarias, Chicago

Matthew Murdock-Barriball, Chicago

Jennifer Webster, Chicago

Meredith Waterstraat, Darien

Samantha Owens, Decatur

Sara Bieda, Downers Grove

Patricia Chapman, Downers Grove

Julie Gonzales, Downers Grove

Laura Saunders, Downers Grove

Timothy Jakubowski, Frankfort

Madhat Masri, Glendale Heights

Martin Dunne, Lombard

Rutvij Desai, Naperville

Rita Egle Liutkus, Naperville

Timothy Matlock, Naperville

Chris Rigoni, Naperville

Raj Savalia, Orland Park

Jennifer Gutierrez, Plainfield

Ryan Kollereb, Plainfield

Heather Lally, Roselle

Melonie Hays, Sandwich

Anum Abidi, Schaumburg

Jesse Coultas, Springfield

Ashley Johnson, Springfield

Scott Raper, Springfield

Alicia Rawlings, Springfield

Timothy Ryan, Springfield

Stephanie Spann, Springfield

Amanda Wiggers, Springfield

Dawn Winebright, Springfield

Michael McGrath, Tinley Park

Courtney Hatcher, Wheaton

Timothy O'Hara, Wheaton

Stephanie Rodriguez, Wheaton

Klaudia Ryndak, Wheaton

Diana Hadzhieva, Wood Dale

Megan Waterstraat, Woodridge

Benedictine University became the 200th chapter of Sigma Beta Delta in 2003, and today has more than 400 members throughout the school’s traditional, accelerated, online and graduate programs.

The mission of Sigma Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management and administration. Sigma Beta Delta was established to honor students who have attained superior records in business programs in schools and colleges with regional accreditation.

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Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 9,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 20 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.

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