Fifteen Benedictine undergraduate business students inducted into honorary society

Fifteen Benedictine undergraduate business students inducted into honorary society
April 16, 2008

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
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Fifteen students enrolled in undergraduate business programs at Benedictine University were inducted into the University’s chapter of Sigma Beta Delta during ceremonies on April 13. 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 became the 200th chapter of Sigma Beta Delta on April 11, 2003. The Benedictine University students inducted into Sigma Beta Delta were: Malinda Aiello, daughter of David and Bonnie Eynon of Chatham; Jessica Bellino, daughter of Nick Bellino and Sandy Cincotti of Willow Springs; James Grabowski of Aurora; and Jeremy Hadley, son of Brian and Karin Hadley of Darien. Also inducted were: Michelle Hemberger, daughter of Steve and Sherry Johnson of Athens; Peggy Krencius, daughter of Albin and Lorraine Krencius of Berwyn; Eden Lawson, daughter of Philip and Bonita Lawson of Athens; Brian McDaniel, son of Don and Sandra McDaniel of Crest Hill; and Laura Nelson, daughter of Steven and Ellen Nelson of Darien. Other inductees were: Lawrence Porada of Norridge; Anne Perkins, daughter of Lawrence and Ruth Perkins of New Lenox; Ryan Sloman of Girard; Deborah Smith, daughter of Frank and Joann Smith of Naperville; Michael Strejc, Jr., son of Michael and Susanne Strejc of Glendale Heights; and Matthew Warpinski, son of Greg and Patricia Warpinski of Plainfield.


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.