The Oak Park Public Library Board of Trustees announced David Seleb as the 5-Star library's new executive director, effective May 1. Seleb, a lifelong Chicago area resident, brings solid leadership, experience, and vision for human-centered library services to Oak Park.
With her engineering design for a new ballet pointe shoe that can reduce dancers' foot injuries, Oak Park and River Forest High School senior Noelani Ho recently placed first in the Chicago Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Held at Loyola University Chicago, the annual symposium is extremely competitive, with only three students chosen from 40 entries to move on to the national level of competition.
Concordia University Chicago recently awarded its first ever Endowed Chair marking an exceptional milestone for the 150 year-old university. The Fred and Jane Wittlinger Endowed Chair for Music Performance was bestowed upon Dr. Richard Fischer, distinguished professor of music.
Dominican University President Donna M. Carroll was recently honored by the Womenetics organization during its inaugural annual POW! Awards program in Chicago. Womenetics, based in Atlanta, GA, provides online content, programs and services accelerating the development and success of female business leaders across the country. Its website is consistently included in Forbes magazine's 100 Best Websites for Women.