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Scholar to discuss virtues and influence of Jesus’ Beatitudes on Christian life

November 4, 2014
William C. Mattison III, Ph.D., an expert in the area of fundamental moral theology and the virtue and work of St. Thomas Aquinas, will lecture at Benedictine University at Mesa...

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Benedictine to focus Springfield branch campus on adult, graduate students

October 24, 2014
The Benedictine University at Springfield branch campus will refocus solely on the growing adult student population and their educational needs for job growth and career change.

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Benedictine reports its second-highest undergraduate enrollment

August 29, 2014
While other area colleges and universities are consolidating or cutting back in response to market changes impacting their enrollment, Benedictine’s traditional undergraduate enrollment continues to increase.

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Carroll, Benedictine, recognized for efforts to create atmosphere of inclusion

August 20, 2014
Benedictine University President William J. Carroll has been named a recipient of an INSIGHT Into Diversity Visionary Award, which recognizes individuals who have made significant past and present contributions to...

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Benedictine University announces its Fall 2013 Dean’s and Recognized Lists

February 26, 2014
Benedictine University proudly announces that 846 students were named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List and 359 students were named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s Recognized List. The Dean’s List...

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Benedictine is country's fastest-growing university

January 22, 2014
In 2014, The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked Benedictine University as the No.1 fastest-growing campus in the country among private nonprofit doctoral institutions between 2002-2012. During this 10-year span, the...

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Upcoming Events

Edible Book Fest
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Edible Book Fest

Date: April 09

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Location: BenU Mesa

Contact: Janet Forde    (480) 878-7514

Event Description:

Create a food dish based on your favorite book!


Judging will be at 12:00 p.m. in the South Lobby on April 9. Entries should be made from foodish materials, but don’t have to be edible at the time of judgement.


Ideas abound on Google and Pintrest.

Admitted Student Day
Mesa Branch Campus
9:30 AM - 1:45 PM
Event Details

Admitted Student Day

Date: April 13

Time: 9:30 AM - 1:45 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Doug Potter | Gianne Francisco    (480) 878-6709 | (602) 888-5508 |

Event Description:


9:00 a.m. – Check-in

9:30 a.m. – Welcome

  • Introduction to teams and team leaders
  • Next steps


10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. – Meet with Faculty and Advisors

  • General education requirement
  • Academic programs
  • Placement test
  • Faculty introductions


10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. – Meet with Student Services and Support Staff


Rotation 1 - 10:45 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

  • Career Services – Shay Masterson, Career Success Coordinator


Rotation 2 - 11:05 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.

  • Financial Aid – Louise Capellan-Adams, Financial Aid Counselor


Rotation 3 - 11:25 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


  • Student Life- Rob Curtis, Director of Campus Ministry
  • Kevin Broeckling, Executive Vice President
  • Janet Forde, Branch Director, Mesa Campus

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

12:30 p.m. – Campus tour / tour of Downtown Mesa and scavenger hunt (optional)


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