Employee Appreciation Day will be held from 1:00-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, on the second floor of the Krasa Center. Faculty who have been promoted and employees who have given years of service will be recognized.
The 127th Commencement Convocation for master's and doctoral degree recipients will begin at 9:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, at the Rice Center. There will be a reception immediately after in the Campus Quad. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the Rice Center. For more information, go to ben.edu/commencement.
Annual Campus Security and Fire Report available online
Faculty, staff and students can access the Annual Campus Security and Fire Report for calendar year 2015, which is published in 2016, as required by the U.S. Department of Education, for the Lisle main campus, Naperville Operational Center, Bellwood Learning Center, and Springfield, Ill., and Mesa, Ariz., branch campuses at http://www.ben.edu/police/index.cfm.
Upcoming Athletic Events (Subject to Change due to Weather)
Thursday, May 18
Friday, May 19
Hooding Ceremony recognizes distinctive academic achievement
The hooding of undergraduates by a faculty or staff member chosen by the candidate begins at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, at the Gillett Hall Community Room. This is a tradition unique to Benedictine dating back to 1975. The ceremony gives graduating seniors the opportunity to recognize an individual who played an important part in their academic and personal development during their collegiate years.
Keep calm. It's almost time to graduate!
Benedictine University at Mesa will hold its third Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 20, at 9:00 a.m. in the main auditorium of Westwood High School at 945 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Mesa. Watch the Commencement ceremony live at ben.edu/mesa/commencement.