COD and Lewis University Congratulate 3+1 Graduates

By Robyn Johnson

College of DuPage recently held a reception to congratulate the first nine students to complete the College of DuPage/Lewis University 3+1 Criminal/Social Justice Bachelor of Arts program (pictured) and welcome additional students enrolled in this innovative program. Click here for photos from the event.

The nine students graduated on May 19 from Lewis University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal/Social Justice. They are the first students to earn their degrees through the College of DuPage/Lewis University 3+1 program, which enabled them to complete their bachelor’s degree entirely at COD’s campus at a significantly reduced tuition rate.

The first-ever College of DuPage/Lewis University 3+1 graduates include: Cecilia Baltazar, Oak Lawn; Marie Johnson, Aurora; Tim Kozerski, Western Springs; Sharman Nunez, Darien; Paul Ondracek, Downers Grove; Milos Radenkovic, Willowbrook; Kathryn Shellstrom, Downers Grove; Antonio Tucker, Aurora; and Matthew Youngwith, Carol Stream. T

To learn more about the College of DuPage 3+1 program, which offers 12 bachelor degrees earned on COD’s campus with five partnering institutions, please visit or send an email to José Alferez at

(Photos by Robyn Johnson/COD News Bureau)