Elmhurst, IL, United States
Elmhurst, IL, United States

Elmhurst College is a comprehensive private liberal arts college in Elmhurst, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, with a tradition of service-oriented learning. It has an affiliation with the United Church of Christ. Wikipedia.


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News Article | April 28, 2017
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Volunteers Are Stepping Up to Sow Seeds of Hope & Help Teen Girls Increase Their Emotional Intelligence --, Accountant at Ajax Tool Works, Incorporated has joined the Board of Directors for Seed of Hope Foundation. Regina has worked with inner city youth for over 20 years.  Regina has spent countless hours mentoring and training youth on the preparation of obtaining their GED and applying for college.  She is currently employed full-time as an Accountant for Ajax Tool Works, Incorporated, a modern manufacturing facility and advanced production equipment company, AJAX is known as a full-service manufacturer in today's market.When asked why she wanted to join the governing board for Seed of Hope Foundation Regina responded, "I am motivated because I was a youth once.  I was out there and it took one somebody to extend a hand and love to me that changed my life.  It made me realize that I am an eagle that I can fly through the toughest of storms and not give up.  I was challenged and for this cause I challenge others."Regina House is a lifelong resident of the Chicagoland area. She studied accounting & finance at Elmhurst College."Seed of Hope Foundation" believes there is a Seed of Greatness in all of us. And, if the seed in us is watered, nurtured, and placed in the right environment with the right resources, we will all reach our fullest potential and fulfill our purpose in life."Seed of Hope Foundation" was organized in 2009 and is a 501 (c) 3 public charity.  Sow a seed of hope today: http://www.sowaseedofhope.org


News Article | May 5, 2017
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LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of the Best Colleges in Illinois for 2017. 50 four-year colleges were ranked, with Northwestern University, University of Chicago, Bradley University, Illinois Institute of Technology and Augustana College taking the top five spots on the list. 49 two-year schools were also selected; Carl Sandburg College, Illinois Central College, Richland Community College, Rend Lake College and Lincoln Land Community College were the top five. A complete list of schools is included below. “The schools on our list have shown that they offer outstanding educational programs that set students up for post-college success,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Students exploring higher education options in Illinois can also look to these schools to provide top-quality resources that help maximize the overall educational experience.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Illinois” list, all schools must be not-for-profit and regionally accredited. Each college is also evaluated metrics including annual alumni earnings, the opportunity for employment services and academic counseling, the selection of degree programs offered, financial aid availability and graduation rates. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Illinois” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in Illinois for 2017 include: Augustana College Aurora University Benedictine University Blackburn College Bradley University Chicago State University Concordia University-Chicago DePaul University Dominican University Eastern Illinois University Elmhurst College Eureka College Governors State University Greenville College Illinois College Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois State University Illinois Wesleyan University Judson University Knox College Lake Forest College Lewis University Loyola University Chicago MacMurray College McKendree University Millikin University Monmouth College National Louis University North Central College North Park University Northern Illinois University Northwestern University Olivet Nazarene University Principia College Quincy University Rockford University Roosevelt University Rush University Saint Xavier University Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Trinity Christian College Trinity International University-Illinois University of Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of St Francis Western Illinois University Wheaton College The Best Two-Year Colleges in Illinois for 2017 include: Black Hawk College Carl Sandburg College City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X College City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College College of DuPage College of Lake County Danville Area Community College Elgin Community College Frontier Community College Harper College Heartland Community College Highland Community College Illinois Central College Illinois Valley Community College John A Logan College John Wood Community College Joliet Junior College Kankakee Community College Kaskaskia College Kishwaukee College Lake Land College Lewis and Clark Community College Lincoln Land Community College Lincoln Trail College MacCormac College McHenry County College Moraine Valley Community College Morton College Oakton Community College Olney Central College Parkland College Prairie State College Rend Lake College Richland Community College Rock Valley College Sauk Valley Community College Shawnee Community College South Suburban College Southeastern Illinois College Southwestern Illinois College Spoon River College Triton College Wabash Valley College Waubonsee Community College ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


CLEVELAND, May 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that John G. Dedinsky, Vice President - Global Supply Chain and Procurement, will retire after 38 years of dedicated service to the company. The Board of Directors has elected Thomas C. Gentile, to succeed Mr. Dedinsky as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, effective July 1, 2017. “John has had a remarkable career at Parker,” said Tom Williams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “While leading Parker’s global supply chain organization for 16 years, he delivered significant value through a procurement philosophy focused on strategic, long-term agreements and supplier improvement initiatives, and played a key role in the implementation of the Win StrategyTM. He will also be remembered for his passionate approach to his work.” Mr. Dedinsky joined Parker in 1979 as a staff accountant in the General Accounting Department, and served in a number of accounting, finance and purchasing positions during his career. He was named Vice President of Procurement in 2000, and in 2006 was elected a Corporate Officer. Commenting on Mr. Gentile’s new role as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Mr. Williams said, “Tom’s operational leadership experience as a Parker general manager and strategic supply chain responsibility at the Parker group and division level, will allow him to make the transition to this new leadership role quickly and have an immediate impact in helping the company achieve its near and long-term goals.” Mr. Gentile joined Parker in 2006 as Division Supply Chain Manager for the Hydraulic Cartridge Systems Division. In 2008, he became Vice President of Supply Chain for the Filtration Group. Since 2013 he has served as General Manager for the domnick hunter Process Filtration Division. Prior to joining Parker, Mr. Gentile had responsibility for logistics and supply chain roles at a number of companies. He is a certified member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Elmhurst College, and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Roosevelt University. Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker has increased its annual dividend per share paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.


CLEVELAND, May 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that John G. Dedinsky, Vice President - Global Supply Chain and Procurement, will retire after 38 years of dedicated service to the company. The Board of Directors has elected Thomas C. Gentile, to succeed Mr. Dedinsky as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, effective July 1, 2017. “John has had a remarkable career at Parker,” said Tom Williams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “While leading Parker’s global supply chain organization for 16 years, he delivered significant value through a procurement philosophy focused on strategic, long-term agreements and supplier improvement initiatives, and played a key role in the implementation of the Win StrategyTM. He will also be remembered for his passionate approach to his work.” Mr. Dedinsky joined Parker in 1979 as a staff accountant in the General Accounting Department, and served in a number of accounting, finance and purchasing positions during his career. He was named Vice President of Procurement in 2000, and in 2006 was elected a Corporate Officer. Commenting on Mr. Gentile’s new role as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Mr. Williams said, “Tom’s operational leadership experience as a Parker general manager and strategic supply chain responsibility at the Parker group and division level, will allow him to make the transition to this new leadership role quickly and have an immediate impact in helping the company achieve its near and long-term goals.” Mr. Gentile joined Parker in 2006 as Division Supply Chain Manager for the Hydraulic Cartridge Systems Division. In 2008, he became Vice President of Supply Chain for the Filtration Group. Since 2013 he has served as General Manager for the domnick hunter Process Filtration Division. Prior to joining Parker, Mr. Gentile had responsibility for logistics and supply chain roles at a number of companies. He is a certified member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Elmhurst College, and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Roosevelt University. Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker has increased its annual dividend per share paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.


CLEVELAND, May 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that John G. Dedinsky, Vice President - Global Supply Chain and Procurement, will retire after 38 years of dedicated service to the company. The Board of Directors has elected Thomas C. Gentile, to succeed Mr. Dedinsky as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, effective July 1, 2017. “John has had a remarkable career at Parker,” said Tom Williams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “While leading Parker’s global supply chain organization for 16 years, he delivered significant value through a procurement philosophy focused on strategic, long-term agreements and supplier improvement initiatives, and played a key role in the implementation of the Win StrategyTM. He will also be remembered for his passionate approach to his work.” Mr. Dedinsky joined Parker in 1979 as a staff accountant in the General Accounting Department, and served in a number of accounting, finance and purchasing positions during his career. He was named Vice President of Procurement in 2000, and in 2006 was elected a Corporate Officer. Commenting on Mr. Gentile’s new role as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Mr. Williams said, “Tom’s operational leadership experience as a Parker general manager and strategic supply chain responsibility at the Parker group and division level, will allow him to make the transition to this new leadership role quickly and have an immediate impact in helping the company achieve its near and long-term goals.” Mr. Gentile joined Parker in 2006 as Division Supply Chain Manager for the Hydraulic Cartridge Systems Division. In 2008, he became Vice President of Supply Chain for the Filtration Group. Since 2013 he has served as General Manager for the domnick hunter Process Filtration Division. Prior to joining Parker, Mr. Gentile had responsibility for logistics and supply chain roles at a number of companies. He is a certified member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Elmhurst College, and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Roosevelt University. Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker has increased its annual dividend per share paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.


CLEVELAND, May 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that John G. Dedinsky, Vice President - Global Supply Chain and Procurement, will retire after 38 years of dedicated service to the company. The Board of Directors has elected Thomas C. Gentile, to succeed Mr. Dedinsky as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, effective July 1, 2017. “John has had a remarkable career at Parker,” said Tom Williams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “While leading Parker’s global supply chain organization for 16 years, he delivered significant value through a procurement philosophy focused on strategic, long-term agreements and supplier improvement initiatives, and played a key role in the implementation of the Win StrategyTM. He will also be remembered for his passionate approach to his work.” Mr. Dedinsky joined Parker in 1979 as a staff accountant in the General Accounting Department, and served in a number of accounting, finance and purchasing positions during his career. He was named Vice President of Procurement in 2000, and in 2006 was elected a Corporate Officer. Commenting on Mr. Gentile’s new role as Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Mr. Williams said, “Tom’s operational leadership experience as a Parker general manager and strategic supply chain responsibility at the Parker group and division level, will allow him to make the transition to this new leadership role quickly and have an immediate impact in helping the company achieve its near and long-term goals.” Mr. Gentile joined Parker in 2006 as Division Supply Chain Manager for the Hydraulic Cartridge Systems Division. In 2008, he became Vice President of Supply Chain for the Filtration Group. Since 2013 he has served as General Manager for the domnick hunter Process Filtration Division. Prior to joining Parker, Mr. Gentile had responsibility for logistics and supply chain roles at a number of companies. He is a certified member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Elmhurst College, and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Roosevelt University. Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker has increased its annual dividend per share paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.

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