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BenU at Mesa names Curtis to help meet spiritual needs of diverse student body

November 14, 2016
Rob Curtis, who has served at parishes and schools in the Diocese of Phoenix for the past 15 years, has been named the new campus minister at BenU at Mesa.

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BenU at Mesa athletic teams waste little time making big splash

November 7, 2016
The Benedictine University at Mesa Redhawks are proving that you don’t have to have a big reputation or multimillion dollar facilities to make a big splash.

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Scholarly lecture at BenU at Mesa explores nuns’ role in expanding Spanish empire

October 3, 2016
Sarah Owens will talk about her book and the role of Spanish nuns in the colonial era during her presentation, “Spanish Nuns at Sea: A Transoceanic Voyage, 1620-1621,” from 7:00-9:00...

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Benedictine professor in demand as expert source on Facebook, social media

September 20, 2016
Shannon Rauch is drawing a lot of attention on Facebook — not for the photos or clever musings she posts on her personal site, but for her research on the...

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Historic Alhambra Hotel to provide deluxe residential facility for Benedictine students

September 16, 2016
The former Alhambra Hotel in downtown Mesa may not be as opulent as its historic namesake, but developers converting the building into a residence for Benedictine University at Mesa students...

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Benedictine’s three campus sites report changes to enhance facilities use, services and resources

August 29, 2016
The University officially welcomed more than 600 new freshman and transfer students today for the first day of fall classes after completing a physical reorganization during the summer to better...

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Social activist Dorothy Day’s life topic of BenU at Mesa visiting scholar lecture

August 29, 2016
The Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought lecture series at Benedictine University at Mesa will present a performance of “Haunted by God: The Life of Dorothy Day” at 5:30 p.m. on...

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Benedictine’s Ed.D. program designed to help students make a difference

August 3, 2016
Benedictine’s Ed.D. in Higher Education and Organizational Change program gives students the opportunity to make positive changes on a daily basis by focusing on material that can be immediately applied...

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Benedictine University at Mesa announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List

July 19, 2016
Mesa, Ariz. ~ Benedictine University at Mesa proudly announces that 68 students were named to the Spring 2016 Dean’s List and six students were named to the Dean’s Recognized List.

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Benedictine University announces its Spring 2016 Dean's, Recognized Lists

July 19, 2016
Lisle, Illinois ~ Benedictine University proudly announces that 908 students were named to the Spring 2016 Dean's List and 212 students were named to the Dean's Recognized List.

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BenU police mark 10 years as private campus police force

July 12, 2016
The Benedictine University Police Department is celebrating 10 years of keeping the Lisle campus safe during a time of rapid growth and change locally and throughout the higher education landscape.

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BenU graduate students inducted into international business honor society

June 20, 2016
The 2015 and 2016 graduating classes at Benedictine University inducted 48 graduate students from the College of Business into the University’s Sigma Beta Delta chapter.

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BenU at Mesa celebrates record number of graduates at second Commencement

May 23, 2016
Benedictine University at Mesa reached another landmark in its development as a premier Catholic institution of higher learning on Saturday when 64 graduates turned their tassels and walked across the...

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Benedictine University Professor: Prehistoric life is a database just waiting to be downloaded

May 19, 2016
For years, scientists have made conclusions about the behavior of ancient life on Earth using a hodgepodge of clues from fossils, geologic patterns and theory. But an increasing number of...

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Benedictine seeks public comments in preparation for Higher Learning Commission evaluation

May 16, 2016
Benedictine University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for a periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of six...

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Benedictine ranked among top schools in Illinois, U.S. for return on investment

May 3, 2016
According to the 2016 PayScale College Return on Investment (ROI) Report: Best Value Colleges, Benedictine is ranked among the top 10 schools in Illinois and the top 20 percent nationwide...

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Local philanthropist to give Benedictine University at Mesa Commencement speech

April 29, 2016
John O. Whiteman, one of Mesa’s most devoted philanthropists, an advocate of early childhood learning and former CEO of the Caterpillar dealership Empire Southwest, will address graduates at Benedictine University...

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Benedictine’s National Moser Center offers new programs for adults in Southwest Arizona

April 22, 2016
The National Moser Center for Adult Learning at Benedictine University at Mesa provides more of the accelerated, affordable and convenient degree programs busy adults need to help them advance in...

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BenU at Mesa athletic programs eligible for conference, national tournaments in 2016-17

April 21, 2016
After serving a year as an associate member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Benedictine University at Mesa was accepted as an active member during the organization’s national...

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Adult student proves it is never too late to earn your college degree and find your passion

April 14, 2016
Jayashree Sarathy, Ph.D., assistant professor of Biological Sciences, and her undergraduate researcher, adult “super senior” Sally Jo Detloff of West Chicago, are seeking to unravel the cellular pathways that are...

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Benedictine marks installation of 11th president, sets course on new initiatives, future innovations

April 8, 2016
Michael S. Brophy, Ph.D., M.F.A., was officially recognized as the 11th president of Benedictine University during a ceremony on Friday commemorating his installation as the leader of the private Catholic...

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Certificate in Financial Planning program can lead to career change, big earnings

March 24, 2016
The Certificate in Financial Planning (CFP) program available through the National Moser Center for Adult Learning at Benedictine University at Mesa is designed for people looking for a career in...

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Benedictine University at Mesa announces new scholarship for city employees, area students

March 8, 2016
New full-time traditional undergraduate students enrolled beginning fall 2016 at the Benedictine University at Mesa campus may be eligible for the new Mesa Partnership Scholarship to help with tuition costs.

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Benedictine University announces its Fall 2015 Dean’s, Recognized Lists

March 8, 2016
Benedictine University proudly announces that 895 students were named to the Fall 2015 Dean’s List and 275 students were named to the Dean’s Recognized List.

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High school and transfer students can begin their path to greatness at BenU open house

March 7, 2016
Prospective freshmen and transfer students can discover their own path to greatness at a Spring Open House from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, at Gillett Hall, 225 E. Main...

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Young adults and healthy relationships topic of visiting scholar lecture series

January 5, 2016
Kari-Shane Davis Zimmerman, Ph.D., associate professor of Theology at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minn., will lecture as part of Benedictine University at Mesa’s “Visiting Scholar...

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