Accreditation

Benedictine University is a participant of The Higher Learning Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP). AQIP is an alternative process to maintain accreditation with The Higher Learning Commission , 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504, Phone: (800) 621-7440 / (312) 263-0456.

Dietetics Programs

The curricula for our Benedictine University Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (DPD) and Dietetic Internship program have been granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6995, 312/899-0040. Our most recent accreditation visit was in 2010, and the program was awarded accreditation through 2020. Outcomes are available upon request.

The United States Department of Education recognizes ACEND as a Title IV gatekeeper. Per ACEND:

"This recognition affirms that ACEND meets national standards and is a reliable authority on the quality of nutrition and dietetics education programs" (http://www.eatright.org/ACEND/).

Upcoming Events

Mar
9
Concussion in the Young Athlete - Community Forum (COEHS)
Main Campus in Lisle
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Details

Concussion in the Young Athlete - Community Forum (COEHS)

Date: March 09

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: GN 411

Event Sponsor: College of Education and Health Services - COEHS

Contact: Dr. Sunil Chand    630.829.1930    schand@ben.edu

Event Description:

"Concussion in the Young Athlete" Community Forum 3-9-17

Please save the date for our spring COEHS Community Forum to be held on Thursday, March 9 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. The topic is, "Concussion in the Young Athlete: What You Need to Know"

Please see flyer for details.


Apr
19
Nutrition Undergraduate Annual Awards and Banquet
Main Campus in Lisle
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Event Details

Nutrition Undergraduate Annual Awards and Banquet

Date: April 19

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Krasa ABC Rooms

Event Sponsor: Nutrition Department

Contact: Ms. Egle Liutkus    630.829.6596    eliutkus@ben.edu

Event Description:

Save the Date:

April 19, 2017

Nutrition Undergraduate Annual Awards and Banquet

Details to follow.

Apr
20
COEHS Student Alumni Networking Event
Main Campus in Lisle
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Event Details

COEHS Student Alumni Networking Event

Date: April 20

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Kindlon - 5th Floor

Event Sponsor: COEHS

Contact: Ms. Erica George    630.829.6084    egeorge@ben.edu

Event Description:

COEHS Student Alumni Networking Event is scheduled for Thursday, April 20th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm in Kindlon 5th floor.

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Department of Nutrition
Benedictine University

Catherine Arnold, MS, EdD, RD.
Department Chair

Egle Liutkus
Administrative Assistant

Email: eliutkus@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6596

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

By Mail:
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Kindlon Hall, Room 224
Lisle, IL 60532

Fax: (630) 829-6595