2009
Benedictine awards associate's, bachelor's, master's degrees to December graduates

Benedictine awards associate's, bachelor's, master's degrees to December graduates
January 20, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Benedictine University announced that it has awarded Associate of Arts (A.A.), Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degrees to 213 students who completed their degree requirements in December 2008. Benedictine University has also awarded Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Master of Education (M.Ed.), Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees to 107 students who completed their degree requirements in December 2008. The December 2008 graduates are: Tazeen Hameed, B.S. Mathematics, Cum Laude, Addison Devinderpal Kaur, B.S. Health Science, Addison Karen Jean Kupsco, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Addison Lisa Lullo, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Addison Jennifer Anne McCaleb, M.Ed. Leadership and Administration, Addison Kevin Joseph Butler, B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, Alsip Lauren Michelle Fishman, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Arlington Heights Lauren Michele Fix, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Arlington Heights Lindsey Ann Moses, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Arlington Heights Rebecca A. Green, B.A. Elementary Education, With Honors, Athens Amy N. Kink, M.A.Ed. Education, Athens Tina A. Saviste, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Summa Cum Laude, Auburn Amy Marie Burton, B.A. Psychology, Cum Laude, Aurora Terrence J. Freeman, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Aurora Jacob P. Gettig, M.P.H. Public Health, Aurora Bryan Jemaar Hillman, B.A. Studio Arts, Aurora Kenneth Gerald Kovarik, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Aurora Malerie L. Kwasniewski, B.S. Nutrition, Aurora Jose Magana, M.B.A. Business Administration, Aurora Tunisha Lynette Rockymore, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Aurora Ammel Mahmood, B.S. Health Science, Bartlett Marguerite Clear, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Batavia Lynda Sue Wisniewski, B.A. Management, With Honors, Batavia Michael S. Driggers, M.B.A. Business Administration, Baytown, Texas Mary Marsh, B.A. Management, Bellwood Brenda F. Nichols-Taylor, M.B.A. Business Administration, Bellwood Michelle Helene Domin, B.S. Health Science, Berwyn Eva Maria Bachar, B.S. Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Bloomingdale Sharon Essling, M.P.H. Public Health, Bloomingdale Matthew Christopher McAloon, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Bloomingdale Danielle Marie Ragano, B.A. Social Science, Cum Laude, Bloomingdale Michael L. Sloan, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Bloomington Anthony Michael Gonzalez, B.A. Social Science, Blue Island Sarah C. Young, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Magna Cum Laude, Blue Mound Saroj Banga, B.S. Molecular Biology, Bolingbrook Steven M. Conner, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Cum Laude, Bolingbrook Michael J. Veseling, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Bolingbrook Lori Ann Badgley, B.A. Elementary Education, Summa Cum Laude, Buffalo Christian B. Fletcher, M.A.Ed. Education, Buffalo Sherman R. Shields, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Buffalo Grove Danielle Louise Mikos, B.A. Social Science, Magna Cum Laude, Burbank Kyle J. Ficek, B.A. Management, Carpentersville Janna Lynne Gusmano, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Cary Audrey A. Bernahl, B.A. Elementary Education, With Honors, Chatham Valerie L. Floyd, M.B.A. Business Administration, Chatham Lindsey R. French, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Chatham Michelle L. Hughes, B.A. Elementary Education, With Honors, Chatham Agnes A. Kindred-Johnson, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Chatham Paula M. Morrow, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Chatham Gary A. Range, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Chatham Jessica L. Warren, B.A. Elementary Education, With Honors, Chatham Stacy Lynn Berkowitz, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Chicago James Jacob Brinkley, B.A. Communication Arts, Chicago Ryan Courtney Brown, B.A. Communication Arts, Chicago Andrew Clopton III, B.S. Computer Science, Chicago Linda S. Curtis, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Chicago Salina M. Flores, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Chicago Colleen Marie Gadowski, B.B.A. Accounting, Chicago Allison Faith Hoyt, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Chicago Ayesha Khan, M.P.H. Public Health, Chicago Barbara McBride, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Chicago Brian T. McMahon, B.A. Management, Chicago Molly Anne Meierhoff, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Chicago Tamara Momprevil, B.A. Psychology, Chicago Vanessa Ann Ray, M.B.A. Business Administration, Chicago Erin K. Rourke, M.B.A. Business Administration, Chicago Bernina Y. Sykes, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Chicago William Seng Tan, B.S. Molecular Biology, Cum Laude, Chicago Meghan Elizabeth Trauten, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Chicago Kyle M. Bergman, B.A. Psychology, Chicago Ridge Marcelo S. Schiller, M.B.A. Business Administration, Clarkston, Wash. Scott Baxter, B.A. Management, With Honors, Cortland Jeffery M. Keefe, B.A. Management, With Honors, Cortland Bernard Charles Klein, B.A. Management, Cortland Tracy Marie Beyer, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Crystal Lake Kenneth David Caudle, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Crystal Lake Jeannine Marie Arway, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Darien Trisha L. Buchen, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Cum Laude, Decatur Kara K. Doddek, M.B.A. Business Administration, Decatur Lillian A. Kinnison, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Decatur Lisa L. Leslie, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Decatur Dennis E. Leslie., M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Decatur Chikida L. Long, M.B.A. Business Administration, Decatur Gabriel Patrick Ostrander, B.A. Social Science, Decatur George J. Park, B.A. Psychology, With Honors, Decatur Jami L. Peck, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Decatur Brauder Gale Smith, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Decatur Jennifer M. Bercovitz, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Des Plaines Eric Lee Goodman, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Downers Grove Maurice Mathy, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Downers Grove Matthew J. Sudduth, M.B.A. Business Administration, Downers Grove Michael Robert Sean Ward, B.A. Social Science, Downers Grove Alida M. Smith, M.B.A. Business Administration, Dryden, N.Y. Brenda Suzanne Cichon, B.A. Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, Dwight Justin Robert Glembin, B.B.A. Marketing, Eagle River, Wis. Michael Thomas Moore, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Earlville Daniel Hatt, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Elburn Steven Michael Millar, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Elgin Sheri Bush, B.A. Psychology, Elmhurst Renju Mary James, B.S. Health Science, Elmhurst Jon Joseph Sebastian, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Elmhurst John J. Stoeber, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Elmhurst Marjorie E. Clark, B.A. Management, Forest Park Alicia Redmond-Cummins, A.A. Business Administration, Forest Park Kent Edward David, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Frankfort Anna Ruth Miller, M.B.A. Business Administration, Girard Mercy Weah Lankah, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Glen Ellyn Brent A. Price, M.B.A. Business Administration, Glen Ellyn Ruben Flores, B.A. Psychology, Glendale Heights Charles F. Gober, B.A. Management, With Honors, Glendale Heights Nishith Patel, B.S. Health Science, Glendale Heights Kandace L. Spurgeon, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Glendale Heights Frank Mario Visconti, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Glendale Heights Ashley E. Whitley, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Greenview Akash D. Patel, B.S. Health Science, Hanover Park Nina S. Day, B.B.A. Finance, Harvey Jeffrey L. Green, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Herrick Raquel R. Belarmino, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Hillside Musette Blankenship, B.A. Management, Hillside Seth Michael Stevenson, B.S. Biology, With Honors, Hinsdale Deborah L. Bailey, B.A. Management, With Honors, Huntley Caroline Schumacher, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Huntley Victoria R. Muka, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Itasca Jill D. Watkins, B.A. Communication Arts, With Honors, Jacksonville Anna Lenore Dalton, B.S. Nutrition, Joliet Melyssa Kyle Deubler, B.S. Nuclear Medicine Technology, Cum Laude, Kiel, Wis. Ashley Helene Richy, B.A. Psychology, LaGrange Park Peter A. Szumski, M.B.A. Business Administration, LaGrange Park Daniel Joseph Tasso, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Lemont Alyson K. Amerson, M.P.H. Public Health, Lima, Ohio Nathan D. Turner, M.B.A. Business Administration, Lincoln Mandy L. Purvis, M.P.H. Public Health, Lincoln, Calif. David Paul Giacobbe, B.A. Management, With Honors, Lisle John M. Hall, B.A. Psychology, Lisle Farheen Hashmi, B.S. Health Science, With Honors, Lisle Nathaniel P. Lagalo, B.B.A. Accounting, With Honors, Lisle Rose Mary Madison, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Lisle Marie Catherine McEvoy, B.S. Biology, Lisle Samantha Marie Alsbury, B.S. Mathematics, Lombard Daniel J. Belanger, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Lombard Jean Marie Bishop, B.B.A. Finance, Lombard Jennifer Lynn Fell, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Lombard Arshia Saba Hussaini, M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, Lombard Mohammed Uzair Hussaini, B.S. Health Science, Cum Laude, Lombard William L. Marks, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Lombard David J. Rivkin, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Lombard Stefanie M. Taylor, B.A. Elementary Education, Lombard Johnny E. Turkovich, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Lombard Katherine Lee Courtois, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Long Grove Heath J. Ryder, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Macon Robert E. Martel, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, McHenry Stuart A. Warner, M.B.A. Business Administration, McHenry Francisco H. Bornacini, M.B.A. Business Administration, Mexico Matthew C. Wunner, M.B.A. Business Administration, Minneapolis, Minn. Faviola Duran, B.A. Elementary Education, Magna Cum Laude, B.A. Spanish, Magna Cum Laude, Montgomery Anne M. Madden, M.B.A. Business Administration, Montgomery Lisa Cook, M.B.A. Business Administration, Montogomery Annette Mihun, M.B.A. Business Administration, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Morton Grove Diane M. Goings, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Magna Cum Laude, Mt. Zion Pamela Ruth Eanes, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Munster, Ind. Walter E. McDonald, M.P.H. Public Health, Munster, Ind. Patricia Mae Abete, B.A. Management, With Honors, Naperville Surag N. Baxi, B.B.A. Finance, Naperville Carla Janette Bendeich, M.B.A. Business Administration, Naperville James P. Caron, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Naperville Christopher Michael DeVuono, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Naperville Kevin Ambrose Driscoll, B.A. Management, With Honors, Naperville Thomas Andrew Frank, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Naperville Afroviti Guta, B.B.A. Accounting, Naperville Alan Jaeho Jeong, M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, Naperville Patricia A. Jumper, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Naperville Daniel J. Kane, M.B.A. Business Administration, Naperville Puneet Khan, M.B.A. Business Administration, Naperville Dainius Kolbacauskas, B.B.A. Accounting, Cum Laude, Naperville Frances Ann Krumlauf, M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, Naperville Patrick Joseph McGee, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Naperville Antonio Larnelle Means, B.B.A. Marketing, Naperville Rakeshkumar Shantilal Patel, M.P.H. Public Health, Naperville Scott Adam Salela, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Naperville Zohaib Shahzad, B.B.A. Marketing, Naperville Rachel A. Thomiszer, B.A. Elementary Education, Naperville Rainbow Wixted, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Naperville Patrick G. Hardin, B.A. Management, New Lenox Nakisha Monique Usher, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, North Chicago Heather A. Williams, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Northbrook Lizeht Monarrez, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Northlake Ann A. Meola-Schoppelry, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Oakbrook Terrace Eliseo Betancourt, B.S. Health Science, Orland Park Randy Richard Schmitz, B.A. Special Education, Orland Park Chad A. Kinkead, M.B.A. Business Administration, Osseo, Minn. Jamee S. Adkins, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Oswego Lynn M. McCammond, B.A. Organizational Leadership, Magna Cum Laude, Oswego John J. Pratt, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Oswego Andrea Rae Rozier-Epting, M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, Oswego Michael B. Voegtle, A.A. Business Administration, Oswego Meagan N. Merrill, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Palatine Coreen Lynn Mogavero, M.B.A. Business Administration, Palatine John Palcu III, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Palos Heights Rachel A. Sutton, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Pana Nicholas Ryan Rice, B.A. Political Science, Park Ridge Jheri S. Roth, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Petersburg William David Austin Jr., B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Plainfield Kathleen M. Becker, M.P.H. Public Health, Plainfield Peter A. Bergstrom, M.B.A. Business Administration, Plainfield Kenneth E. Boehm Jr, B.A. Management, With Honors, Plainfield Barry Gerald Eggers, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Plainfield Michael F. Flaherty, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Plainfield Tazeen Liaqat, B.S. Health Science, Plainfield Kenneth William Ostarello, B.A. Management, With Honors, Plainfield Sara Ann Sanchez, B.B.A. Finance, Plainfield Nicole Yvonne Taylor, M.B.A. Business Administration, Plainfield Sharon A. Bray, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Plano Michele A. MacPhail, B.A. Management, With Honors, Plano Marisol Piedra, B.A. Spanish, Plano Lisa A. Romero, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Plano Garrett R. Williams, B.A. Elementary Education, Raymond Stephanie L. Luce, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, River Grove Noah T. Buckley, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Riverside Jennifer K. Ryan, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Rochester Marta K. Colecchi, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Romeoville Kelly A. Curtin, M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, Romeoville Aubrey J. Bushnell, M.A.Ed. Education, Roodhouse Julie Lynn Harshbarger, B.A. Studio Arts, Roscoe Aman Siddiqi, B.S. Health Science, Roselle Todd Andrew Brautigam, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Sandwich Robert Bruce Wollwert, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Serena Sarah Elaina Flores, B.A. Political Science, Shorewood Jason F. Opiola, B.A. Management, With Honors, Shorewood Richard James Kossak, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Somonauk Angela M. Alan, M.A.Ed. Education, Springfield Jeffrey Allen Alexander, M.B.A. Business Administration, Springfield Benjamin J. Barnard, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Springfield Chartese R. Baxter, M.B.A. Business Administration, Springfield Jamie L. Booker, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Magna Cum Laude, Springfield Debbie S. Castaldo, M.B.A. Business Administration, Springfield Carl E. Crawford, M.B.A. Business Administration, Springfield Christine R. Creighton, M.B.A. Business Administration, Springfield Robert S. Crouch, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Magna Cum Laude, Springfield Jeremy P. Dixon, B.A. Communication Arts, Springfield Whitney K. Drobnack, B.A. Communication Arts, Springfield Annamarie Dumonceaux, B.A. Elementary Education, Springfield Benjamin Lawrence Foster, B.B.A. Business and Economics, Springfield Amy A. Franks, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Springfield Michael R. Goin, B.A. Elementary Education, With Honors, Springfield Jessica D. Goldsberry, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Springfield Rhiannon L. Gurley, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Springfield Melissa A. Hamilton, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Springfield Charles H. Kean, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Springfield Petor S. Kromah, B.A. Psychology, Springfield Appollonia U. Mackey, B.A. Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Springfield Brooke L. Martin, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Springfield Ryan G. Moldenhauer, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Springfield Brian C. Oakes, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Springfield Rosalie F. Pecoraro, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Cum Laude, Springfield Jonathan E. Pierce, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Springfield Jody J. Post, M.B.A. Business Administration, Springfield Sharlene E. Prabhu, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Springfield Monica L. Pullett, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Springfield Steven J. Rockford, B.A. Elementary Education, Springfield Robert Lee Siltman, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Summa Cum Laude, Springfield Kyle James Sitko, M.B.A. Business Administration, Springfield Aimee J. Stash, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Springfield Heath A. Stinebaker, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Springfield Whitney L. Thompson, B.A. Elementary Education, With Honors, Springfield Anna M. Thurmond, M.A.Ed. Education, Springfield Shanikia J. Tyler, B.A. Psychology, Springfield Ashley M. Warren, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Springfield Yolanda E. Wilder, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, Springfield Deana R. Williams, M.B.A. Business Administration, Springfield Gregory A. Williamson, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Springfield Krista M. Wilson, B.A. Elementary Education, With Honors, Springfield Michael Earl Landers, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, St. Charles Andrew James Olson, B.A. Elementary Education, Sterling Brian Daniel Beck, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Sugar Grove Rick L. Montalto, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Sugar Grove Derek R. Benz, M.B.A. Business Administration, Suwanee, Ga. Miriam Medhkour, B.S. Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Sylvania, Ohio Sarah L. Coate, M.B.A. Business Administration, Taylorville Filomena Mary Parmigiani, B.S. Nutrition, Tinley Park Patricia Ann Bahnick, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Vernon Hills Jeffrey P. Bauman, M.B.A. Business Administration, Victor, N.Y. Melissa Nicole Arquette, B.A. Special Education, Villa Park Katie L. Kleinwachter, B.S. Spanish, B.S. Health Science, Warrenville Kenneth R. Macholl, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Warrenville Lizbet Rubio, B.A. Management, Warrenville Daniel Hernandez, M.B.A. Business Administration, West Chicago Fred Patrick Page, B.A. Management, West Chicago Kelley Maureen Dunne, B.A. Special Education, Westchester Ibrahim Shamsi, M.P.H. Public Health, Westmont Caitlin Crowley Tracey, B.A. Spanish, Westmont Stephon Jamar Alford, B.B.A. Finance, Wheaton Alan J. Arend, B.A. Management, Summa Cum Laude, Wheaton David A. Dinelli, B.A. Management, With Honors, Wheaton Lindsay Nicole Essery, B.S. Nutrition, Wheaton Margo Alena Goc, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Wheaton Allyson Christine Kane, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Wheaton Rosemary Macdonald, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Wheaton Karen Renee Pelletiere, B.S.N Nursing, With Honors, Wheaton Brian Schuyler Ruden, B.A. Organizational Leadership, Wheaton Erin Elizabeth Ruden, M.S. Management and Organizational Behavior, Wheaton Timothy John Swanson, B.S. Mathematics, Wheaton Beth Ann Majewski, M.Ed. Reading and Literacy, Wheeling Ally Schneider, M.B.A. Business Administration, Wheeling Jody M. Haskell, M.A.Ed. Education, White Hall Rebekah G. Roe, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Williamsville Marcus P. Yokley, B.B.A. Management and Organizational Behavior, With Honors, Williamsville Mary Beth Foster, M.B.A. Business Administration, Willow Springs George Ramirez, B.B.A. Marketing, Willowbrook Selina A. Krueger, B.A. Elementary Education, Cum Laude, Winchester Meghan M. Keeran, B.A. Management, With Honors, Winfield Nicole Marie Kovacevic, B.S. Health Science, Winfield Andrew J. Kucienski, B.A. Management, With Honors, Winfield Fnu Farisa, M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, Woodridge Kyle Richard Hogan, B.A. Social Science, Woodridge William R. Hoogland, B.A. Management, Magna Cum Laude, Woodridge Khawar Zahoor Malik, B.S. Health Science, Woodridge Christina Marie Naso, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Woodridge Edward M. White, B.A. Management, Cum Laude, Woodridge Callie Marie Palmer, B.S. Health Science, Yorkville Kristina Lee Smith, A.A. Business Administration, With Honors, Yorkville

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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.