Parents, siblings can enjoy college atmosphere during family weekend

Parents, siblings can enjoy college atmosphere during family weekend
September 18, 2007

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

Parents, brothers and sisters of current Benedictine University students are invited to spend time with their loved one during “Fall into Family Weekend” October 12-13. The weekend begins with dinner in the Krasa Dining Room from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 12. Younger family members can enjoy monster face painting, hay rides and scary-oke in the Krasa Fireside Lounge from 7:00-9:00 p.m., followed by a pool party in the Rice Center pool from 8:00-9:00 p.m. Saturday’s schedule includes lunch in the Krasa Dining Room from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. followed by a football game between Benedictine University and Aurora University at 1:00 p.m. at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex. Friday’s dinner, Saturday’s lunch and the football game are free for family members of current Benedictine University students. For more information, please call the Student Life Office at (630) 829-6124 or e-mail lbaraniv@ben.edu. R.S.V.P. to www.ben.edu/resources/fwrsvp.asp.


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.