October 16, 2017

 
During Homecoming, students enjoyed many fun activities
including this pie-eating contest on October 5.
 
The Founders Gala on October 7 celebrated BenU's 130th anniversary with
music and dancing, and helped to raise money for student scholarships. Read more...

 

BenU joins the Internet2 Community 

Benedictine University has joined the Internet2 community to help provide faster Internet connection at lower cost. This community of more than 350 leading universities, corporations, government research agencies and nonprofit networking organizations, as well as international networking partners, will help advance the use and integration of technology into the University's teaching and learning goals. 

 

James Payne (Academic Affairs) was invited to serve on the editorial boards of two well-respected academic journals, the Review of Financial Economics and Tourism Economics based on his record of established research and ongoing scholarship throughout his career.

William Scarlato (Fine Arts) will display his life's work at the Meadows Museum of Art in Shreveport, La. The title of the exhibit is “Never the Same Moment” Retrospective Exhibition: William Scarlato, Paintings, Printmaking, and Drawings. The exhibition runs from Saturday, October 28, 2017 until Sunday, January 14, 2018. An opening reception will be held from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27. Scarlato grew up in Shreveport and credits his early experiences there for his primarily romantic nature, including his proclivity to paint nature.

Peter Sorensen (Organization Development) was honored with the Organization Development Network's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday, October 16 in recognition of his lasting impact and practice in the field.

The award is given to those who have served the profession over an extended period of time, have earned the respect and admiration of professional colleagues and have freely engaged not only contemporaries, but also have been committed to maintaining a dynamic connection to all generations of OD practitioners. Read more...

Jan Writer (Education) has been selected to give a peer-reviewed presentation and paper on strategies for overcoming barriers to the successful inclusion of students with disabilities at the 2017 National TASH Conference in Atlanta. Her session will detail diverse techniques for fostering the active engagement, positive performance, successful interactions and educational success of children and youth with significant disabilities who are educated within inclusive general education classrooms and school settings.

 
 
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
 
Learn more about what you can do to help prevent domestic/dating violence at Benedictine University by attending these events below.
 
Tuesday, October 17
 
Clothesline Project with student organization Fempower
12:30-1:30 p.m.
BenUnion Underground
 
Wednesday, October 18
 
"In Her Shoes," an interactive program presented by Family Shelter Service
12:30-1:20 p.m.
Goodwin Lobby
 
Thursday, October 19
 
Purple Thursday - Wear purple in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Day
 
Wednesday, October 25
 
"Communities Responding to Trauma"
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Goodwin Hall, Room 321 
 

Panelists Kristin Clifford, Psy.D., assistant professor of Clinical Psychology at Benedictine; Rachel Hines, LCSW, from the YWCA; Maryam Mirza from the Hamdard Center; and Kelly Vaughn, LCSW, CDVP, from Family Shelter Service will discuss ways we can help respond to the trauma of domestic violence and further educate the community on this topic to prevent future violence. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/communities-responding-to-trauma-tickets-38503551158.

Impress a future employer at Fall Internship and Career Fair
 

The Academic and Career Enrichment Center will host a Fall Internship and Career Fair from 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center. The fair will provide employers with the opportunity to meet undergraduate, adult undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing internships and full-time positions upon graduation. Benedictine alumni are also invited to the fair. No RSVP is necessary. Please wear professional attire and bring plenty of resumes. For more information, visit ben.edu/academic-career-enrichment-center/fall-internship-and-career-fair-2017.cfm.

Bust a rhyme or two at Open Mic and Poetry Slam 

The Open Mic and Poetry Slam will be held from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, in the Coal Ben. There will be two rounds of the slam poetry competition. If you would like to participate, bring at least two original poems. Prizes will be awarded. Sponsored by the Department of Languages and Literature and the Benedictine University Library, this event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Wilson Chen at (630) 829-6288 or wchen@ben.edu

Get set for Family Weekend 2017
 
At Family Weekend, BenU students and their families can attend athletics events, participate in organized games and enjoy some good food, music and fun during their visit to the Benedictine campus. Tickets for Family Weekend are $15 per person and include the following events:
 
Friday, October 20
 
Bengston's Pumpkin Patch
6:00 p.m.
Homer Glen
 
Saturday, October 21
 
Tours of the Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Birck Hall
 
Fun activities and tailgating 
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Campus Quad
(Activities include face-painting, button-making, balloon animals and more.)
 
Men's Football vs. Olivet College
1:00 p.m.
Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex
(Tickets available at the tailgating registration table.)
 
Bingo!
4:00-6:00 p.m. 
Krasa Dining Hall
(Meal plans/meal swipes will not be accepted.)
 
Dinner and entertainment
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Krasa Dining Hall
 
Movie showing
8:00 p.m.
Goodwin Auditorium
 
Sunday, October 22
 
Scavenger Hunt sponsored by Love Your Melon Campus Crew Program
2:00 p.m.
Krasa Center, Room 020
(Sign up in the BenUnion Underground)
 

For more details, contact Katie Buell at kbuell@ben.edu.
 
Free teaching materials focus of next Digital Natives Faculty Forum
 

Are you concerned about the impact of high textbook prices on your students? We invite faculty and staff to join librarians Cindy Scott and Sarah Kurpiel for an introduction to Open Textbooks and Open Educational Resources (OERs) followed by open group discussion. OERs are teaching, learning and research materials that are free of copyright or license restrictions. Join us for "Digital Natives Faculty Forum: Open Textbooks & OERs" from 12:15-1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, in Kindlon Hall, Room 311. Walk-ins are welcome. To receive an email reminder, register at http://ben.libcal.com/event/3545983. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Enjoy a spooky evening at the Nature Museum

Explore the Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum at night and learn more about the plants and animals associated with Halloween from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25. Myths that portray bats, wolves, spiders and owls as terrifying monsters will be debunked. By examining museum specimens such as pelts, skulls and teeth, you will be able to dive deeper into the true nature of each animal. Then decide for yourself if these critters are really that scary, or are just misunderstood. Children of all ages are welcome to dress in costume and trick-or-treat around the museum. This event is free and open to the public. Donations are kindly accepted. For more information or to RSVP, email JuricaSuchyMuseum@ben.edu or call (630) 829-6546.

Historian and folklorist Ursula Bielski to discuss BenU's haunted history

As Halloween approaches, join us from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, in the Coal Ben for a presentation on the haunted history of Benedictine and the Chicago area by guest speaker and Benedictine alumna Ursula Bielski, C91, History, founder of Chicago Hauntings, Inc. 

Sponsored by the Benedictine University Library and Student Life, this event is open to students, faculty and staff. Register at http://ben.libcal.com/event/3545984.

Ethics in medicine and "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" up for discussion 

Join us from 12:00-1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, in Kindlon Hall, Room 311, for a group book discussion of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. Ten copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Research Center on the third floor of Kindlon Hall. This event is open to students, faculty and staff. Register at http://ben.libcal.com/event/3545985. For more information, contact Mary Hennessey at mhennessey@ben.edu.

Fr. Gregory Boyle presents “Tattoos on the Heart: Healing Hospitality”

Fr. Gregory Boyle, S.J., is the founder and director of Homeboy Industries, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit which employs and trains hundreds of former gang members every year. An acknowledged expert on gangs and intervention approaches, Boyle’s presentations for leaders on hope as a powerful tool have made him a popular speaker. The author of “Tattoos on the Heart” will present from 3:00-4:15 p.m. on Friday, November 3, in the Goodwin Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jean-Marie Kauth at jkauth@ben.edu or Phil Hardy at phardy@ben.edu.

First Sunday Tea and Talk presents "Figure Painting"
 
The First Sunday Tea and Talk will host David Marcet, a figurative artist and professor of Art at Benedictine, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, in the Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B., Art Gallery in Kindlon Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Cathy Gaddis at (630) 829-1873 or cgaddis@ben.edu.
 

Expert in child abuse, psychology next Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought

James Garbarino, Ph.D., is a senior faculty fellow and the Maude C. Clarke Chair in Humanistic Psychology at the Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University. He serves as an expert witness in criminal and civil cases involving issues of violence and children, and is the author or editor of 25 books.

He will talk about the spiritual and psychological dimensions of trauma at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7, in the St. Benedict Chapel on the fourth floor of Kindlon Hall. He will also discuss the challenges of growing up in socially toxic environments at 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, in Birck Hall, Room 112.

These events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Chris Fletcher at (630) 829-6263 or cfletcher@ben.edu.

Learn how to caption your YouTube videos at next online workshop

Learn how to use YouTube to generate caption files you can use both inside and outside of YouTube, including videos created using D2L Capture. This online workshop will be presented by librarian Sarah Kurpiel from 3:00-3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8.

This event is open to students, faculty and staff at all campus locations and online. Those who register in advance will receive a recording of the webinar. Registration does not guarantee access, as this webinar is first come, first served with a maximum of 25 attendees. Visit http://ben.libcal.com/event/3569733 to learn more and join the webinar.

Learn how to become a more effective leader at Center for Values-Driven Leadership workshop

The Appreciative Leadership for Peak Performance (ALPP) executive workshop offers a guided, strengths-based exploration of what makes you most effective as a leader. The workshop will be held Wednesday-Friday, November 8-10. ALPP will lead you through a series of powerful learning activities to identify and optimize your "Leadership Peak Performance Pattern" and provide practical tools to lead, mentor, coach and bring out the best in others. More information is available at http://cvdl.ben.edu/ai.

Learn more about the Ph.D./D.B.A. in Values-Driven Leadership in-person or online

Designed for senior executives, Benedictine University’s Ph.D./D.B.A. in Values-Driven Leadership program will help you think deeper and lead stronger. Designed for working leaders from around the globe, the program offers a unique combination of research, theory and action-based learning to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to lead strategically at the intersection of business and society.

Learn more at an Online Information Session or Campus Open House. Upcoming dates include Friday, November 10 (campus) and Thursday, December 7 (online).

RSVP at http://cvdl.ben.edu/openhouse.

University Community encouraged to document examples of 'Hospitality' on campus

Benedictine University is partnering with Interfaith Youth Core and the Fetzer Institute to create a binding narrative of Healing Hospitality throughout the 2017-2018 academic year in order to challenge American individualism and notions of tolerance.

 

As part of the initiative, students are invited to contribute their own personal reflections on hospitality for possible publication in a journal. The deadline for students to submit reflections is November 13. The top 50 personal narratives selected by a panel of faculty, staff and students will be published in spring 2018.

 

For more information on the Healing Hospitality initiative, please contact Kathryn Heidelberger at kheidelberger@ben.edu or (630) 829-6336, or Megan Benham at mbenham@ben.edu or (630) 829-6049.

 

Celebrate diversity at BenU's International Short Film Festival

Benedictine University will celebrate its diverse student and community population and the benefits of an international education with an International Short Film Festival from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13, in the Goodwin Auditorium. Films shown will include "The Circle" (France), "Touch of Sin" (China) and an animated feature (Congo). 
 
Center for Civic Leadership's fall speaker to discuss politics and Trump administration
 
Charlie Sykes, an MSNBC/NBC News contributor, author and public speaker will discuss his take on the changing dynamic of conservatism at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, in the Goodwin Hall Auditorium.
 

Sykes is a prominent news contributor, author and public speaker with experience in issues of higher education, politics and, what he calls, “alternative reality” media. He is currently an MSNBC/NBC News contributor. He was previously one of Wisconsin’s top-rated conservative talk show hosts for 23 years and is best known for his confrontation with then presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2016. He is the author of several books including, A Nation of Victims: The Decay of the American Character,” “A Nation of Moochers: American’s Addiction to Getting Something for Nothing,” and his recently published work, How the Right Lost Its Mind.”

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jean-Marie Kauth at jkauth@ben.edu or Phil Hardy at phardy@ben.edu.
 
Spend Tuesday night with the Sisters
 

The public is invited to Sacred Heart Monastery for Tuesday Night with the Sisters. The series will tie the new Beatitudes of Pope Francis to "The Rule of St. Benedict." The event will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, in the Chapter Room.

Cathy Lentz will lead the presentation discussing humility/obedience and the conclusion of Pope Francis' Beatitudes.

Sacred Heart Monastery is located at 1910 Maple Avenue in Lisle. Please come to the front door by the statue of the Sacred Heart. Donations are appreciated.

Visit http://www.shmlisle.org/ or the Benedictine Sisters of the Sacred Heart Facebook page for more information.

Join us for "A Civil Conversation on our Christian Differences"
 

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Join John H. Armstrong, Ph.D., and Rita George-Tvrtkovic, Ph.D., in a discussion of the legacy of the Reformation and the differences among various Christian traditions from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 16. This free event is open to the public and will take place in the Goodwin Auditorium. Register at www.thischangedeverything.com/civil-conversations.

 

 

Family Visit Day gives prospective students the 411 on BenU admissions

Prospective undergraduate students can get a jump-start on the admissions process by attending Family Visit Day at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 21, in Goodwin Hall. You can tour campus, learn more about our Scholars Program and meet with representatives from key offices, including Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Life and Athletics. You can also learn more about majors that interest you and speak with our faculty. To register, visit ben.edu/familyvisitday

Imagine what you'll do in STEM
 
Meet BenU's College of Science faculty and learn more about our programs from 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, in Goodwin Hall. Tour our teaching and research facilities, view our lab equipment and discuss the research of current BenU students in your field of study. Experience the support we provide to take your next steps. Imagine how prepared you’ll be. RSVP at ben.edu/sciencersvp.
 

Annual Campus Security and Fire Report available online

Faculty, staff and students can access the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report for calendar year 2016, which is published in 2017, 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 ben.edu/police

 
The difference between “Natural” vs. “Organic” foods
 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) makes no claims that natural or organic foods are safer or more nutritious than conventionally produced foods and they may even match their conventional counterparts for fat and calories. However, people with food allergies, chemical allergies or intolerance for preservatives may opt to buy natural or organic. Let’s take a look at how these labeling terms differ!

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, there is currently no formal definition for the use of “natural” on food labels. However, there is a longstanding policy considering the term “natural” to mean “that nothing artificial or synthetic (including all color additives regardless of source) has been included in, or has been added to, a food that would not normally be expected to be in that food.” This policy does not address food production methods, such as pesticide use, food processing or manufacturing methods, such as pasteurization or irradiation, or nutritional or other health benefits. In regards to meat and poultry labeling, the USDA uses the term “natural” on products that contain no artificial ingredients or added color and must be only minimally processed.

“Organic” refers to the food itself and how it was produced. The USDA defines “organic” as meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products that come from animals that have access to the outdoors and are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. Organic plant foods are produced without most conventional pesticides, fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge, bioengineering or ionizing radiation. The farms that produce these foods must also be inspected by a government-approved certifier to ensure they are meeting these standards. The USDA also has standards for organic handling and processing. The three levels of organic claims for food include:

100% Organic: Products that are completely organic or made of only organic ingredients qualify for this claim and a USDA Organic seal.

Organic: Products in which at least 95 percent of its ingredients are organic qualify for this claim and a USDA Organic seal.

Made with Organic Ingredients: Food products in which at least 70 percent of ingredients are certified organic. The USDA Organic seal cannot be used but “made with organic ingredients” may appear on its packaging.

For more tips on health and wellness, contact Healthy Table, a free service which offers nutrition education, counseling, screening and more. Healthy Table is available for individual sessions, health fairs, group presentations for all ages and other health-related activities. Healthy Table is located in Birck Hall, Room 230. For appointments, call (630) 829-6518 or "like" and message "Healthy Table at Benedictine University" on Facebook. You can also contact healthytable.benu14@gmail.com.

 

 

Keep up with the Eagles!

Upcoming Home Athletic Events (Subject to Change due to Weather)

 
Tuesday, October 17
Women’s Soccer
BenU vs. Aurora
The Village of Lisle/Benedictine University Sports Complex
7:00 p.m.
 
Wednesday, October 18
Men’s Soccer
BenU vs. Aurora
The Village of Lisle/Benedictine University Sports Complex
7:00 p.m.
 
Thursday, October 19
Basketball Night at the Nest
Rice Center
7:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, October 21
Football
BenU vs. Olivet
The Village of Lisle/Benedictine University Sports Complex
1:00 p.m.
 
Men’s Soccer
BenU vs. Marian
The Village of Lisle/Benedictine University Sports Complex
7:00 p.m.
 
Women’s Volleyball
BenU vs. Alverno
Rice Center
7:00 p.m.
 
Tuesday, October 24
Women’s Volleyball
BenU vs. Aurora
Rice Center
7:00 p.m.
 
Wednesday, October 25
Women’s Soccer
BenU vs. Wisconsin Lutheran
The Village of Lisle/Benedictine University Sports Complex
7:00 p.m.
 
Friday, October 27
Women’s Volleyball
BenU vs. North Central
Rice Center
4:00 p.m.
 
Women’s Volleyball
BenU vs. Finlandia
Rice Center
8:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, October 28
Women’s Volleyball
BenU vs. Elmhurst
Rice Center
10:00 a.m.
 
Women’s Volleyball
BenU vs. Greenville
Rice Center
4:00 p.m.
 
Men’s Soccer
NACC Tournament – First Round
TBA
TBA
 
Sunday, October 29
Women’s Soccer
NACC Tournament – First Round
TBA
TBA
 
Tuesday, October 31
Men’s Soccer
NACC Tournament – Semifinals
TBA
TBA
 
Women’s Volleyball
NACC Tournament – First Round
TBA
TBA
 
Wednesday, November 1
Women’s Soccer
NACC Tournament – Semifinals
TBA
TBA
 
Thursday, November 2
Women’s Volleyball
NACC Tournament – Semifinals
TBA
TBA
 
Saturday, November 4
Football
BenU vs. Wisconsin Lutheran
The Village of Lisle/Benedictine University Sports Complex
1:00 p.m.
 
Women’s Volleyball
NACC Tournament – Championship
TBA
TBA
 
Women’s Soccer
NACC Tournament – Championship
TBA
TBA
 
Men’s Soccer
NACC Tournament – Championship
TBA
TBA
 
Saturday, November 11
Football
BenU vs. Aurora
The Village of Lisle/Benedictine University Sports Complex
1:00 p.m.

 

For more information about athletic events, go to ben.edu/athletics.
 
 
 

Mesa honored for environmental excellence

Several City of Mesa projects were recently honored at the Arizona Forward's 37th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards held on Saturday, September 23. The Alhambra Hotel's $3.3 million renovation into student housing for Benedictine University students received an award of merit. The project team restored the Alhambra with a conscious effort to preserve and enhance the historic character of the structure and to ensure it maintained its place on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more...

BenU Mesa students rank in Global Top 25 for Business Strategy Game

Graduate students in Benedictine University Mesa's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program earned a series of "Global Top 25" rankings while participating in the Business Strategy Game (BSG) for the week of August 21. BSG is an online exercise that parallels the functioning of the real-world athletic footwear market. Congratulations to Bob Badgett, Mark Holthaus, Andrew Driggers and Victor Martinez. Read more...

 

Experience campus and academic programs on Mesa Visit Day

Prospective undergraduate students can tour campus, meet with current students and talk to representatives from key offices including Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Life and Athletics from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, in Gillett Hall. You can learn more about the majors that interest you and speak with our faculty. A complimentary lunch will be given. Register now at ben.edu/mesavisitday. For more information, contact Admissions at (602) 888-5500 or mesa@ben.edu.

 

Keep up with the Redhawks! 

Upcoming Athletic Events

Thursday, October 12
Women’s Soccer
BenU Mesa vs. Sierra Nevada College
Mesa Riverview
6:00 p.m.
 
Men’s Soccer
BenU Mesa vs. Sierra Nevada College
Mesa Riverview
8:00 p.m.
 
Friday, October 13
Women’s Volleyball
BenU Mesa vs. University of California-Merced
Heap Gymnasium
8:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, October 14
Men’s/Women’s Cross Country
27th Vanguard Invite
Costa Mesa, Calif.
8:00 a.m.
 
Men’s Soccer
BenU Mesa vs. California State University-Maritime
Mesa Riverview
11:00 a.m.
 
Women's Volleyball
BenU Mesa vs. University of Antelope Valley
Heap Gymnasium
2:00 p.m.
 
Women's Soccer
BenU Mesa at Ottawa University - Arizona
Surprise, Ariz.
7:00 p.m.
 
Tuesday, October 17
Women's Volleyball
BenU Mesa vs. Ottawa University – Arizona
Heap Gymnasium
8:00 p.m.
 
Friday, October 20
Women’s Soccer
BenU Mesa at University of Antelope Valley
Lancaster, Calif.
12:30 p.m.
 
Men's Soccer
BenU Mesa at University of Antelope Valley
Lancaster, Calif.
3:00 p.m.
 
Women’s Volleyball
BenU Mesa at Simpson University
Redding, Calif.
7:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, October 21
Men’s/Women’s Cross Country
Redhawk Invitational
Gilbert, Ariz.
 
Women’s Volleyball
BenU Mesa at Pacific Union College
Angwin, Calif.
8:00 p.m.
 
Sunday, October 22
Women’s Soccer
BenU Mesa at La Sierra University
Riverside, Calif.
11:00 a.m.
 
Men’s Soccer
BenU Mesa at La Sierra University
Riverside, Calif.
1:00 p.m.
 
Thursday, October 26
Women’s Soccer
BenU Mesa vs. Providence Christian College
Mesa Riverview
5:00 p.m.
 
Men’s Soccer
BenU Mesa vs. Providence Christian College
Mesa Riverview
7:00 p.m.
 
Friday, October 27
Women’s Basketball
BenU Mesa vs. Bethesda University of California
Heap Gymnasium
5:00 p.m.
 
Women's Volleyball
BenU Mesa vs. Providence Christian College
Heap Gymnasium
8:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, October 28
Women’s Volleyball
BenU Mesa vs. La Sierra University
Heap Gymnasium
7:00 p.m.
 
Monday, October 30
Men’s/Women’s Cross Country
Cal Pac Championships
Merced, Calif.
 
Tuesday, October 31
Men’s Basketball
BenU Mesa vs. SAGU-American Indian College
Heap Gymnasium
7:00 p.m.
 
Thursday, November 2
Women’s Basketball
BenU Mesa at Arizona Christian
Phoenix, Ariz.
6:00 p.m.
 
Friday, November 3
Women’s Basketball
BenU Mesa vs. University of Great Falls
Phoenix, Ariz.
 
Men’s Basketball
BenU Mesa at West Coast Baptist
Lancaster, Calif.
7:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, November 4
Women’s Soccer
BenU Mesa vs. Embry-Riddle (AZ)
Senior Day
Mesa Community College
1:00 p.m.
 
Men’s Soccer
BenU Mesa vs. Embry-Riddle (AZ)
Senior Day
Mesa Community College
3:00 p.m.
 
Women’s Volleyball
BenU Mesa vs. Embry-Riddle (AZ)
Senior Day
Heap Gymnasium
3:00 p.m.
 
Men’s Basketball
BenU Mesa at Life Pacific College
San Dimas, Calif.
4:00 p.m.
 
Thursday, November 9
Men’s Soccer
California Pacific Conference Tournament
TBA
Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
TBA
 
Women’s Soccer
California Pacific Conference Tournament
TBA
Merced, Calif.
TBA
 
Women’s Volleyball
California Pacific Conference Tournament Semifinal
TBA
Riverside, Calif.
TBA
 
Friday, November 10
Women’s Basketball
BenU Mesa vs. Northern New Mexico College
Heap Gymnasium
8:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, November 11
Men’s Golf
Day 1 – Arizona Christian University Fall Invitational
Phoenix, Ariz.
 
Women’s Volleyball
California Pacific Conference Tournament Final
TBA
Riverside, Calif.
TBA
 
Men’s Basketball
BenU Mesa at Vanguard University
Costa Mesa, Calif.
2:00 p.m.
 
Sunday, November 12
Men’s Golf
Day 2 – Arizona Christian University Fall Invitational
Phoenix, Ariz.
 
Women’s Golf
Day 1 – Arizona Christian University Fall Invitational
Phoenix, Ariz.
 
Men’s Basketball
BenU Mesa at Westcliff University
Irvine, Calif.
3:00 p.m.
 
Monday, November 13
Women’s Basketball
BenU Mesa at Ottawa University – Arizona
Surprise, Ariz.
 
Men’s Golf
Day 3 – Arizona Christian University Fall Invitational
Phoenix, Ariz.
 
Women’s Golf
Day 2 – Arizona Christian University Fall Invitational
Phoenix, Ariz.
 

For more information about athletic events, go to benuredhawks.com.

 
 
Happy Birthday to the following members of the University community for the days of October 17 - November 19:
 
Frances Gilles – October 17, Benedictine Library
Tammie Leonard – October 18, Enrollment, Northern Region
Rudy Dardy – October 19, Information Technology
Janie Lamb – October 19, Facilities Management
Margaret Salyer – October 19, College of Liberal Arts
Beth Vinkler – October 19, Foreign Languages
Logan Pedersen – October 20, Dining Services
Diane Fitzgerald – October 21, Financial Aid
Armando Jimenez – October 21, Dining Services
Carol Fendrick – October 24, Academic and Career Enrichment Center
Vanda Dvareckiene – October 25, Dining Services
Elaine Ebeling – October 25, College of Liberal Arts
Lawrence Kamin – October 25, Biological Sciences
Allen Legutki – October 25, Music
Laura Lucado – October 26, Administration and Finance
Amy Brooks – October 29, Registrar
Lynn Dransoff – October 29, College of Liberal Arts
Mark Pawlowski – October 30, Grounds and Landscaping Services
Madeline Wanecke October 30, Dining Services
Kevin Patterson – November 1, Athletics
Robert Rebman – November 1, Undergraduate Business
Monica Tischler – November 1, Biological Sciences
Michael Dunn – November 2, Abbey Personnel
Kathleen Heidkamp – November 2, Athletics
Amber Johnson – November 2, Center for Values-Driven Leadership
Silvia Saucedo – November 2, Advising Center
Megan Benham – November 3, Academic Affairs
Ryan Blackburn – November 3, Marketing and Communications
Kenneth Morrison – November 3, Engineering Services
Fr. Philip Timko, O.S.B. – November 3, Campus Ministry
Michelle Mosier – November 4, College of Science
Armando Jimenez – November 5, Dining Services
Terrance Licht – November 5, Mesa Athletics Administration
Simone Wilson – November 5, Advising Center
Timothy Goines – November 6, International Business and Economics
Kaveh Hemmat – November 6, Global Studies
Jill Romine-Poskin – November 7, Annual Giving
Jennie Kamieniecki – November 8, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Reta Tamburo – November 8, Administration and Finance
Margaret Delaney – November 9, Nursing and Health
William Scarlato – November 9, Deparment of Art
Jennifer Blair – November 10, School of Graduate, Adult and Professional Education
Julie Bjorkman – November 10, On-ground Ed.D.
Joan Libner – November 10, Nursing and Health
Rosemary Pausma Rakers – November 10, Chemistry/Biochemistry
Lindsay Koriath – November 11, Career Development
Diane Pitrak – November 11, Dining Services
Robert McCarthy – November 12, Biological Sciences
Jack Sznajder – November 12, Abbey Personnel
Ellen Ziliak – November 12, Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Susan Salerno – November 13, Student Health Service
Robert Domaschuk – November 16, Information Technology
Howard Johnson – November 16, Academic Affairs - Mesa Campus
Janet Eggenberger – November 17, Nursing and Health
Eric Goodwin – November 17, Information Technology
David Kleinberg – November 17, International Programs and Services
Cynthia Laurin – November 17, Academic Affairs - Mesa Campus
Douglas Potter – November 17, Mesa Operations
Jayashree Sarathy – November 17, Biological Sciences
Yelitza Diaz – November 18, Academic Affairs - Mesa Campus
Jennifer Flynn – November 18, Office of Admissions
Alan Gorr – November 18, Public Health (M.P.H.)
Adam Saey – November 18, Department of Athletics
Attila Schmidt – November 18, Department of Athletics
Adam Smith – November 18, Department of Athletics
Myra Carlos – November 19, Mesa Operations
Jack Fritts – November 19, Benedictine Library
Michael Kalynyuk – November 19, Office of Admissions

If your birthday was omitted, please call the Office of Marketing and Communications at ext. 6090.
 
November
November 21, 2017
October
October 16, 2017
September
September 18, 2017
August
August 21, 2017

Marketing and Communications

Jody Conidi
Project Manager
(630) 829-6068
jconidi@ben.edu

Naperville Operational Center
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