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Family Weekend 2017

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is a fun, light-hearted event that brings together the entire Benedictine campus community - students, faculty and staff, and their families - for three days filled with activities for everyone to enjoy. So come join us for some food, good conversation and fun this year!

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 3
CINE del Sur/CINE do Sul - Benedictine's Ibero-American Film Festival

Gillett Hall Community Room
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. film: Here and There (Aqui y Alla)
8:00 p.m. film: Eternal Amazon (Amazonia eternal)

Saturday, November 4
Pancake Breakfast to Support Hurricane Relief

Nutrition Lab
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a full pancake breakfast in our nutrition lab - donations will be accepted and will go to support Hurricane Relief

Open House

Gillett Hall
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The faculty and staff at Benedictine are great treasures that make the student experience unique. Meet those who serve your students in a relaxing environment.

Tailgate Party / Men's & Women's Soccer & Women's Volleyball Senior Day Home Games

Chandler-Gilbert Community College /
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Get ready for the last home games of the 2017 season for our Men's & Women's Soccer and Women's Volleyball teams at Chandler-Gilbert Community College with a good, old-fashioned tailgate head of the Senior Days for each of the programs.

Women's Soccer Game - Senior Day

vs. Embry-Riddle
Chandler-Gilbert CC
1:00 p.m.

Men's Soccer Game - Senior Day

vs. Embry-Riddle
Chandler-Gilbert CC
3:00 p.m.

Women's Volleyball Game - Senior Day

vs. Embry-Riddle
Chandler-Gilbert CC
3:00 p.m.

Family Movie Night

Alhambra Residence Hall
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
After full day, kick back and enjoy some popcorn, soda and a movie in the courtyard of our brand new residence hall.

Sunday, November 5
Mass

Queen of Peace Parish, Mesa
11:00 a.m.
Share in weekly worship at Benedictine's home parish located at 30 W 1st St. in Mesa.

BBQ Brunch

Gillett Hall, BenUnion & Cafe
12:00 p.m.
Share in an after Mass meal back on campus with your family and close out Family Weekend.

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Contact

225 E. Main Street in Mesa, AZ 85201
mesa@ben.edu  |  (602) 888-5500

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Upcoming Events

Feb
24-9
Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition

Date: February 24

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Michael Tole    (480) 878-6708    mtole@ben.edu

Event Description:

Purpose

  • To give young Arizona artists an opportunity to exhibit their artwork to the public.
  • To help make a college education affordable for young Arizona artists.

Why Apply?

  • Exhibit your artwork in a selective professionally juried show.
  • Win a scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.
  • Gain prestige by having you work added to the permanent collection of a major university museum.

Three jurors will select a maximum of 100 works for the Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition at Benedictine University Mesa. From those 100 finalists, jurors will then select the prize winners.

Eligibility

All high school and community college students who currently reside in Arizona.

Categories

  • High School -- Fine Art & Graphic Design
  • Community College -- Fine Art & Graphic Design

Specifications

Each student may submit up to three original works of art in any media. Specify art or design.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: Midnight, Feb. 3, 2018
  • Finalists Announced: Feb. 9, 2018
  • Deliver Artwork: Feb. 16-17, 2018
  • Opening Reception: 3-5pm, Feb. 24, 2018
  • Exhibition: Feb. 24 - March 9, 2018
  • Pick-Up Artwork: 8-5pm, March 9-10

Awards

Best Fine Art Work: 50% tuition scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.

Best Graphic Design Work: 50% tuition scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.

2nd Prize, High School: $500 cash prize, and artwork will be accepted into the permanent collection of the Benedictine University Art Museum.

2nd Prize, Community College: $500 cash prize, and artwork will be accepted into the permanent collection of the Benedictine University Art Museum.

Feb
25
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes

Date: February 25

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Mar
1
Summer 2018 and late Summer 2018 interim registration begins
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Summer 2018 and late Summer 2018 interim registration begins

Date: March 01

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Mar
2
Freshman Fridays
Mesa Branch Campus
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Details

Freshman Fridays

Date: March 02

Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Alan Daniels    (602) 888-5504    adaniels@ben.edu

Event Description:

Experience BenU Mesa First-Hand.

Chat with a faculty member for your major. Get a financial aid assessment tailored to your needs. Meet other students. Check out beautiful downtown Mesa. 

Every Friday, we make time to meet with students like you who are preparing for their college experience. Schedule your visit today and find out more about what makes BenU Mesa a place where you can grow as a person while you prepare to lead in your career.

What to expect during your visit:

  • A campus tour given by one of our current students
  • The opportunity to meet the faculty and Student Life staff who help to make the BenU Mesa experience unique
  • An individual meeting with your Admissions Counselor to discuss your goals and plans, including:
    • Your college major and developing your future career
    • Financial aid and scholarships available to you
    • Student activities and athletics to pursue your interests
    • Campus ministry and service work at BenU Mesa

Click here to schedule your visit!

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