2022 CJC Graduates and Awards
Please join us in congratulating the students in the Loyola Class of 2022 receiving the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology and the Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology.
The following students earned the Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology.
*Summa Cum Laude
**Magna Cum Laude
The following students earned the Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology.
|Crystal Cervantes||Sarah Parsons|
|Lindsay Dilks||Lilianna Perez|
|Matt Herndon||Rosa Rivera|
|Laura Hrickova||Hannah Ragnone|
|Ally Kvidt||Nancy Sullivan|
|Scott McWilliams||Jessica-Carol Wilbur|
|Payton Van Kalker|
Dr. Paul Mundy was a professor at Loyola University for 38 years, was the chair of the Department of Sociology, and in 1975 founded Loyola's Department of Criminal Justice. The Dr. Paul Mundy award is presented each year for outstanding scholarship to the graduating Criminal Justice and Criminology student with the highest overall grade point average. This year’s recipient is:
Dr. Charles E. Hart was a Loyola Graduate, a Faculty member in the Department of English, and an Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences where he showed great devotion to helping students both academically and personally. The Dean Charles E. Hart award is presented every year for academic excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences to all graduating Criminal Justice and Criminology students who have achieved a 3.7 overall grade point average. This year's recipients include:
|Amelia Aguilera||Edith Kowalik|
|Marley Amador||Alexis Martinez|
|Julianne Beaulieu||Isabella Martinez|
|Sarah Bouchard||Pooja Rai|
|Victoria Braxton||Crystal Rodriguez|
|Ashley Cedeno||Daelin Ruetz|
|Marie Chamberlain||Andrew Sain|
|Dominque Dungca||Kimberly Slusarcyk|
|Madelyn Fitzpatrick||Sophia Sobeski|
|Blake Garcia||Himani Soni|
|Magdaline Gathumbi||Sally Staats|
|Christine Graf||Quinn Sullivan|
|Naomi Greenberg||Isabella Tambornino|
|Mary Catherine High||Allison Wiederin|
|Hannah Howard||Megan Wintrode|
Dr. Gad Bensinger was a faculty member in Criminal Justice and Criminology for over 30 years, inspiring the lives and careers of his many students with his commitment to educating students and his dedication to social justice. Through a generous gift from his family, the Gad and Ana Bensinger Award recognizes undergraduate students who share Gad's commitment to social justice in understanding criminology and criminal justice issues. Students are selected for the award based on their submitted essays addressing social justice issues. This year's winners include:
Title: "The Magical Negro and Death Penalty in The Green Mile"
Title: "School-to-Prison Pipeline"