Here is a look at what Southlanders in the SouthtownStar’s Central region are accomplishing in college.

News includes Orland Park, New Lenox, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Lemont, Lockport, Manhattan, Midlothian, Mokena, Oak Forest and Tinley Park.

Marquette University

Matthew Hartl, of Mokena; Andrew Pindelski, of Orland Park; and Ian Whyte, of New Lenox; received bachelor’s degrees from Marquette University in Milwaukee.

Eastern Illinois University

Several area students received bachelor’s degrees from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. They include:

Frankfort — Glenn E. Bilina, Jessica L. Burke, Patrick M. Murphy and Nicole C. Towns.

Homer Glen — Tim J. Russ.

Lemont — Nicole M. Latz and Donald J. Micetic.

Lockport — Max M. Sals.

Manhattan — James M. Plocharczyk.

Midlothian — Jake R. Hill.

Mokena — Nora A. Lenburg and Andrew N. Mohebbi.

New Lenox — Jessica L. Brooks, William M. Ryan and John M. Stercay.

Oak Forest — Abigayle L. Allen, Michael P. Mullen and Julie A. Zielinski.

Orland Park — Ashley L. Beierle, Frank M. Calandriello, Colin T. Corrigan, Cara L. Durkin, Marcus E. Giron, Katelynn M. McGuire and Kelsey N. Mulhausen.

Tinley Park — Joseph A. Callahan, Megan R. Dignan, Kelly A. Eichberger and Nick D. Georgopoulos.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kevin Brian Campbell, of Homer Glen, was among more than 1,500 students who recently received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Lincoln, Neb.

He received a bachelor of science in education and human sciences degree from the College of Education and Human Sciences.

University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Several area students were among the more than 1,800 students who recently received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Milwaukee. They include:

Oak Forest — Chelsea Lynn Gilman, who earned a master of library and information science from the School of Information Studies.

Orland Park — Kathryn N. Pauls, who earned a master of science from the College of Letters and Science.

University of Evansville

Hannah Nilsen, of New Lenox, was selected to perform at the University of Evansville Department of Music’s 34th annual Holiday Pops concert.

Nilsen is majoring in music therapy.

“Every year it’s a joy to see talented students such as Hannah Nilsen share their love of music with the community by performing in the Holiday Pops concert,” said Thomas Josenhans, chair of the Department of Music.

“The collaborative efforts of UE students and faculty make this performance a local favorite every holiday season.”

Staff reports