South Suburban College Alumni Honored in Springfield

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) announces two Phi Theta Kappa student members were honored at the Phi Theta Kappa All-Illinois Academic Team Banquet held in Springfield, Illinois on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Alejandro Gonzalez of Calumet City, Illinois, and Daniel Boulos of Dyer, Indiana, now alumni, were joined by SSC President Don Manning and Phi Theta Kappa Coordinator Joan Rosen in Springfield to receive their recognitions.

Gonzalez is now majoring in Chemistry at Governors State University and Boulos has recently transferred on to Purdue University–Calumet where he is majoring in Computer Science.  Both students and competed for the All-USA Scholarship sponsored by Coca-Cola, along with students from every community college in Illinois.  While neither student won, they joined an elite team of Illinois community college students who are also members of Phi Theta Kappa, and “represented SSC with dignity, integrity and pride” according to Manning.

Established in 1927, South Suburban College is a fully accredited, comprehensive community college with a diverse annual student population of more than 15,000. With locations in South Holland and Oak Forest, Illinois, SSC offers instruction in more than 100 career paths leading to certificates and Associate Degrees and transferable credit.

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Photo of South Suburban College alumni honored in Springfield
Pictured from left to right: SSC alumnus Alejandro Gonzalez, SSC President Don Manning, SSC Instructor Joan Rosen, and SSC alumnus Daniel Boulos