The University of Evansville’s British campus Harlaxton College, near Grantham, England, has been a definitive part of the University of Evansville experience for more than 40 years. | Supplied photo
Updated: February 24, 2014 12:33PM
Here is a look at what Southlanders in the SouthtownStar’s Central region are accomplishing in college.
News includes New Lenox, Homer Glen, Lockport, Crestwood, Manhattan, Mokena, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Frankfort and Midlothian.
Several area students were inducted into Psi Chi at Lewis University in Romeoville.
Psi Chi is the international honor society in psychology founded for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. The students include:
New Lenox — Karen Hild and Katherine Riemer.
Homer Glen — Elizabeth Lorang.
Lockport — Alison Owoc.
Crestwood — Sarah Stoklasa.
Patrick Finley, of Manhattan, was named to the fall semester dean’s list and received a bachelor’s degree from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan.
National University of Health Sciences
Alex Shefcik, of Mokena, received a bachelor’s degree from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Ill.
St. Norbert College
Craig Fagan and Madeline Nelson, both of Orland Park, were named to the fall semester dean’s list at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wis.
Rachel Bean, of Tinley Park, received a bachelor’s degree from Rockford College (now Rockford University) in Rockford, Ill.
Jaime Juhas, of New Lenox, plays percussion in the 70-member Marching Bearcat Band at McKendree University in Lebanon, Ill.
Several area students received master’s degrees from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They include:
Frankfort — Lisa Glancy and Ray Robertson.
Orland Park — Dean Koldenhoven.
Lockport — Robert Swanson.
Homer Glen — Pamela Wilcher.
Lakeview College of Nursing
Kristina Bailey, of Tinley Park; Samantha Crowley, of Midlothian; Kalyn Madej, of New Lenox; and Allison Marquardt, of Frankfort; received bachelor’s degrees from Lakeview College of Nursing in Charleston, Ill.
Lisa Peterson and Kent Van Kley, both of New Lenox; Jessica Pangrazio, of Homer Glen; and Anna McCown, of Frankfort; were named to the fall dean’s list at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.
University of Evansville
■ University of Evansville (Ind.) student Justin Slattery, of Orland Park, spent the fall semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College, the University of Evansville’s British campus near Grantham, England.
■ University of Evansville student Ashley Manka, of Mokena, will spend the spring semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College.
■ Kacey Rogers and Victoria Dellorto, both of Homer Glen; William Knights, of New Lenox; and Brent Jurceka, of Orland Park; were among University of Evansville student-athletes who helped win the Missouri Valley Conference All-Academic Award.
The honor is given to the institution that finishes with the highest grade point average among its student-athletes who participate in the conference.