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Open house events make learning about Benedictine easy, convenient

Open house events make learning about Benedictine easy, convenient
August 5, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094

Lisle, Illinois ~ High school and transfer students interested in science can attend the Benedictine University College of ScieDean's List Fall 2011nce Open House from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 1 at the Krasa Center.

Students and their parents will hear from Bart Ng, Ph.D., dean of the College of Science, and meet with representatives from Admissions, Athletics, Financial Aid, Student Life, Student Activities and University Ministry. Tours of the Birck Hall of Science, a state-of-the-art teaching and research facility, will be available.

Benedictine's College of Science offers undergraduate programs in biochemistry/molecular biology, biology, chemistry, clinical laboratory science, clinical life science, computer information systems, computer science, diagnostic medical sonography, engineering science, environmental science, health science, mathematics, nuclear medicine technology, physics, pre-pharmacy and radiation therapy.

For more information, please call the Enrollment Center at (630) 829-6300 or visit Benedictine University on the Web at www.ben.edu/admissions.

Fall Open House for prospective undergraduate students will be held from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2011 in the Krasa Student Center. Prospective students can check out Benedictine's academic programs, learn about the admissions process, talk with a financial aid counselor, tour classrooms and residence halls and meet with faculty and athletic coaches.

If a student cannot visit Benedictine on a weekend, they can also visit Benedictine University on one of two "Preferred Visit Days" on Monday, October 10, 2011 and Friday, November 11. Appointments are available at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

"Preferred Visit Day" offers high school students the opportunity to meet with the Admissions staff in a small group to discuss Benedictine University's academic programs, admission requirements, application process, available scholarships and financial aid. Campus tours are also available. An RSVP is required by calling (630) 829-6300.

Students interested in earning a master's degree can attend a Graduate Open House from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 19. Adding a degree or certificate from Benedictine University to your resume can give you an advantage over your competitors. Or if you are looking to change careers, a master's degree from Benedictine can put you on the road to a new and exciting profession.

For more information about these events, contact the Enrollment Center at (630) 829-6300.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.