Our graduates enjoy uncommon success in a variety of demanding careers. Here are a few of their stories.
The Washington, D.C.-based public affairs expert and human rights advocate will start his new post immediately.
Chicago historian Keith Koeneman discussed his biography of the former mayor at Elmhurst on May 8.
Senior Matt Rohde is honored for his research on the ways in which companies encourage innovation.
The award-winning author's latest book, Cooked, argues that the best predictor of health is whether your food is cooked by a person or a corporation.
Two prominent alumni and the president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities will be honored during Commencement on June 1, 2013.
On April 25, Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips examined the impact of technology on one of America’s favorite pastimes.
Author, teacher, artist and cultural critic Laura Kipnis presented the Genevieve Staudt Guestship Lecture on April 24.
In an April 15 lecture at Elmhurst, Karen Lewis talked about education reform efforts, school closings, and the impact of entrenched poverty.
Elmhurst College's collection of Chicago Imagist works inspires a day of discussions.
The former Elmhurst professor and longtime producer and emcee of the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival died on April 6.
Josie Juncal, M.S. '01
was named vice president of new commercial operations for SkinMedica, the fastest-growing professional skin care company in the United States. With more than 10 years of sales experience, Josie holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine, and a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Elmhurst College.
Jim Knapik ’86
has been appointed CEO of Vantrix, a global leader in mobile video mediation, video optimization and delivery solutions. He has more than 20 years of industry experience, including serving as president and CEO of OZ Communications, a leading solution provider in mobile messaging.
Glenn Lid '79
was one of five teachers nationwide to be inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame in 2012. A chemistry teacher at Proviso East High School in Maywood since 1979, he coaches boys’ varsity basketball and is the assistant coach for wrestling and golf.
Andrew R. McKillop '59
is in his 14th year as administrator of Okeechobee Health Care Facility in Florida. In August 2011 the Florida Health Care Association honored him with the Arthur H. Harris Government Services Award in recognition of his hard work with long-term care residents. Andrew has worked in health care for more than 50 years.
Donald Skenandore '10
earned a master’s degree in biomedical science at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in May 2012, and began his studies at Rosalind Franklin’s Chicago Medical School in the fall. A member of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin, Donald participated in the “Native Americans into Medicine” program in 2009 while completing his undergraduate work at Elmhurst College in exercise science and Spanish. Last year he was one of many who volunteered for disaster relief in Joplin, Missouri, after tornados ravaged the area in May 2011. He has also served as a caregiver at Home Instead Senior Care and volunteered at Elmhurst Memorial Health Care for three years.
Monday, April 29 through Saturday, June 1
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