May 2007 graduates can pick up caps and gowns, get photos taken at fair

May 2007 graduates can pick up caps and gowns, get photos taken at fair
April 10, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Benedictine University will sponsor a Graduation Fair for members of the Class of 2007 from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday, May 1-3 in the Krasa Fireside Lounge. Graduates will be able to pick up their caps and gowns, receive their senior gift from the Office of Alumni Relations, meet with members of the Admissions staff regarding graduate programs, get career counseling from representatives of the Office of Career Development, and have their picture taken in commencement attire by a professional photographer. A number of vendors will also be on hand. Representatives from Balfour will be selling class rings, and Herff Jones will be selling rings and diploma frames. A photographer from Chappell Graduation Images will be on hand to take graduation portraits. Benedictine momentos from the University Bookstore will also be available. There will be a raffle for students who attend the fair. Popcorn, pretzels and soft drinks will be provided. The event is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are graduating in May. For more information, contact Stacey Kricensky, administrative assistant in Operations, at (630) 829-6023.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.