Concert History: A Tradition in the Making

In celebration of ending another successful school year and welcoming our seniors into our alumni community, University Development Events partners with the BenU Alumni Association to co-host BenBash, a concert that has now become a springtime tradition for our students, alumni and the surrounding community. In 2012, we featured the synth-pop band, Cobra Starship, and in 2013, we were thrilled to bring the winner of American Idol's season 11, Phillip Phillips, to the newly renovated Dan and Ada Rice Center arena to showcase his noteworthy talent.

This spring event works in tandem with BenFest, our fall concert series where we celebrate the beginning of a new academic year and welcome in our incoming freshman to their first year on campus. Taking place the first weekend of the school year, BenFest provides our new and returning students with an inviting atmosphere where the true Benedictine value of community is highlighted. BenFest 2013 featured the Plain White T's with Vicci Martienez.

We encourage the university's alumni and the surrounding community to attend these exciting celebrations in support of our students.   
 

2010

The Fab Four

2011

Plain White T's

2012

All American Rejects
Cobra Starship

2013

Phillip Phillips

Upcoming Events

Aug
21
23rd Annual President's Invitational Golf Outing
Main Campus in Lisle
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Event Details

23rd Annual President's Invitational Golf Outing

Date: August 21

Time: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: White Eagle Golf Club, Naperville IL 60564

Contact: Deb Smith    (630) 829-6080    dsmith@ben.edu

Event Description: The 23rd Annual President's Invitational Golf Outing will be held Wednesday, August 21 and we will be golfing at White Eagle Golf Club in Naperville. Come see golfer Nick Faldo, British golfing great and now lead analyst positions for two of the principal American broadcasters of PGA Tour golf – CBS and the Golf Channel!  If you are interested in volunteering, purchasing a foursome or sponsorship opportunities please contact Deb Smith at 630-829-6080 or dsmith@ben.edu.

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BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY

Deb Smith, Director, University Development Events
Phone: (630) 829-6080
E-mail: dsmith@ben.edu
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.