Campus (North) for Dec. 8, 2013
December 5, 2013 1:34PM
Updated: January 9, 2014 6:17AM
Here is a look at what Southlanders in the SouthtownStar’s North region are accomplishing in college.
News includes Alsip, Bridgeview, Burbank, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Justice, Oak Lawn, Palos Heights and Palos Park.
Northern Illinois University
Several area students were named to the spring dean’s list at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. They include:
Alsip — Jake Lavko, Frank Krueger and Ashley Cronin.
Bridgeview — Courtney Brander.
Burbank — Michael Belbis, Lauren Hvorcik and David Anians.
Evergreen Park — Caileen Brett.
Hickory Hills — Jessica Biller and Catherine Kovacs.
Justice — Arthur Cano and Lamar Lipscomb.
Oak Lawn — Ashley Sorrentino, Samantha Wesolowski, Jamie Harris, Thomas Hickey, Melynda Geraghty, Jennifer Murphy, Melissa Pauliks and Zilvinas Peciura.
Palos Heights — Maria Colompos and Janet Gatz.
Palos Park — Matthew O’Malley.
Benjamin Nelson, of Oak Lawn, was named to the spring dean’s list at Taylor University in Upland, Ind.
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Rebecca R. Pytko, of Bridgeview, received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Clair Bermele, of Evergreen Park, and Danielle Bagus and Eileen Reilly, both of Oak Lawn, received master’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
■ David Straple, of Oak Lawn, received a bachelor’s degree from Villanova University in Villanova, Pa.
■ Jessica Cohen, of Alsip, received a master’s degree from Villanova University.
Kyle Coleman, of Hickory Hills, was named to the spring dean’s list at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Ill. Coleman is a graduate of Marist High School in Chicago.
Mount Mary College
Milagros Dungca, of Burbank, received a master’s degree from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee.
University of St. Francis
Wala Elayyan, of Bridgeview, won the College of Business and Health Administration Dean’s Scholar Award at the 2013 student convocation at the University of St. Francis in Joliet.
The award is presented to those students who have completed at least 30 hours at the University of St. Francis and have maintained a grade point average of 3.9 or higher out of a possible 4.0.
Truman State University
■ Timothy Matthew Lee, of Oak Lawn, was named to the spring provost and vice president for academic affairs’ list at Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo.
He is majoring in business administration.
■ Nathaniel Paul Klein, of Palos Heights, was named to the spring president’s list at Truman State University.
Several area students were named to the spring term dean’s list at Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. They include:
Bridgeview — Korinne Marcum.
Oak Lawn — Meghan Deplaris, Brittney Sexton and Meredith Skala.
Palos Heights — Margaret Richardson and Kristen Yerkes.
Palos Park — Theresa Coverick.
■ Caitlin Corcoran and Alexander Zemke, both of Oak Lawn, and Douglas Herzog, of Palos Park, received bachelor’s degrees from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis.
■ Several area student were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Carthage College. They include:
Burbank — Leah Karge, Emily Suzanne Moritz and Amanda Rose Terry.
Evergreen Park — Rachel Grace Baldwin.
Hickory Hills — Brittany Erin Mirkiewicz.
Oak Lawn — Caitlin Ann Corcoran, Samantha Craig and Alexander J. Zemke.
Palos Heights — Bridget Adams and Tyler John Crain.
Palos Park — Lauren Elizabeth Baca and Amanda Garrigan.