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Maaliki-Maye helps young people who have an eye to the future

December 21, 2011
Benedictine’s Alternative Certification Program provides an eight-week intensive summer training program with an individualized mentor who guides students toward teaching success. Graduates earn an initial teaching certificate and a paid...

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Panel discussion focuses on how women can help other women achieve, succeed

December 21, 2011
The Women’s Institute for Global Leadership at Benedictine University and Women in the NAACP will present “Where Do We Go from Here: A Collaborative Effort to Advance Women of Color...

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Benedictine ranked safest campus in Illinois among four-year institutions

December 9, 2011
StateUniversity.com, a leading website for college information, has released a new ranking of the safest colleges and universities in the United States. Benedictine University was ranked 34th in the nation...

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Benedictine University, COD partner to offer B.A. in Management at COD

December 9, 2011
College of DuPage and Benedictine University signed three 3+1 agreements that enable Accounting, Management and Marketing students to earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Management from Benedictine University...

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Community service, civic engagement can lead to extraordinary achievements

December 7, 2011
The Women’s Institute for Global Leadership at Benedictine University will present a professional development session, “Community Service and Social Responsibility,” that will demonstrate the fundamental importance of moral and civic...

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“When did it become radical to believe everybody has a right to eat?” – Fr. Pfleger

December 5, 2011
A celebrated civil rights activist who was invited to speak at the funeral service for Coretta Scott King, Fr. Pfleger talked about poverty, the absence of jobs and the lack...

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Student Senate gives students a voice while serving community needs

November 30, 2011
Serving as a liaison between the student body and the administration, the Student Senate is a powerful influence on campus. It seeks to enhance the school’s cultural and social environment,...

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Spend a morning with Santa and his helpers at Benedictine’s “Breakfast”

November 22, 2011
The Benedictine University Student Senate is sponsoring “Breakfast with Santa Claus” for children of all ages at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 17 on the second floor of the Krasa...

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Tellabs helps Center for Values-Driven Leadership launch revolution in responsible business

November 22, 2011
Lisle, Illinois ~ Benedictine University’s Center for Values-Driven Leadership (CVDL) received a $25,000 grant from the Tellabs Foundation this month, the final installment of a $75,000 pledge the foundation made...

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Survey finds clear message: Occupy protestors unhappy with Obama, want gay marriage, more taxes for the rich

November 21, 2011
Survey finds clear message: Occupy protestors unhappy with Obama, want gay marriage, more taxes for the rich

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Fr. Pfleger brings his message of social justice to Benedictine

November 9, 2011
Fr. Pfleger brings his message of social justice to Benedictine

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Teaching may be no garden party for some, but it’s growing on Hanke

November 8, 2011
Benedictine’s Alternative Certification Program provides an eight-week intensive summer training program with an individualized mentor who guides students toward teaching success. Graduates earn an initial teaching certificate and a paid...

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Graduate programs open door to better opportunities for Green, Davis

November 8, 2011
Benedictine University’s graduate programs provide more than just an education. Our faculty offer experience, support, advice and mentoring that can make a difference whether someone is looking for a new...

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$6.7 million Rice Center project draws universal raves at open house

October 31, 2011
Rice Center project

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Interfaith Youth Core founder to speak about uniting to serve common good

October 25, 2011
Eboo Patel, a Chicago native and University of Illinois graduate, will address the topic of “Acts of Faith: Interfaith Leadership in a Time of Global Religious Crisis” at 7:30 p.m....

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Benedictine ranked among top 20 percent of universities nationwide

October 24, 2011
Benedictine University is ranked among the top 20 percent of colleges and universities in the United States in the third annual ranking of “America’s Best College’s” by Forbes magazine.

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Free college tuition boosts future outlook for 40 unemployed students

October 24, 2011
Brimming with new confidence, 40 nontraditional students began their journey toward earning academic degrees aimed at ending years of unemployment. Participating in Benedictine University’s “Illinois Back to Work” free tuition program,...

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Ghostlore expert to share stories of local hauntings at Benedictine

October 13, 2011
American Archives Month events at the Benedictine library begin at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19 with a presentation on the haunted history of the University and the Chicago area...

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Davis urges women to maintain sense of humor, trust their gut instincts

October 11, 2011
The Women’s Leadership Summit is a regional conference to address the issues of working women. The event includes nationally-recognized female executive leaders speaking on topics such as financial literacy, work/life...

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Interested in how to use your computer? Curious about famous battles? Dreams?

October 11, 2011
The Center for Lifelong Learning at Benedictine University’s Moser College of Adult and Professional Studies - which offers non-credit courses of interest for adults ages 55 and over - is...

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Your indoor plants won’t grow? Get some tips, and lunch, on us

October 11, 2011
Hasnija Hadzic, service operations manager for Ambius, the largest interior landscaping company in North America, will be the featured speaker during “Lunch with Landscapers” from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Friday,...

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Benedictine receives third EUDL grant to help combat underage drinking

October 11, 2011
The Benedictine University Police Department has been awarded a third grant by the Illinois Department of Human Services to combat underage alcohol use and impaired driving on campus. The grant...

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“Advent at the Abbey” celebrates the devotion to prayer

October 11, 2011
Benedictine University and St. Procopius Abbey invite the public to attend “Advent at the Abbey” from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 10.

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Want to know the real story behind all those creepy Halloween critters?

October 11, 2011
The Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum at Benedictine University will present “Creepy Critters” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22. While seated around a campfire in the University quad, kids young and...

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Social media can be a powerful asset in the search for employment

October 6, 2011
The Offices of Career Development and Alumni Relations at Benedictine University will present a “Developing Your Employment Toolbox” workshop for jobseekers at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19 on the...

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Open house events make learning about Benedictine easy, convenient

October 6, 2011
High school students, the friends and parents can check out Benedictine University during Fall Open House from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2011 in the Krasa Student Center.

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Benedictine University partners with ICC to offer Criminal Justice program

October 5, 2011
All Benedictine classes are held on the ICC campus at 1 College Drive, East Peoria. Criminal Justice classes are offered in the traditional, 16-week format or in an accelerated format...

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Benedictine invites one and all to celebrate “A Storybook Affair”

October 3, 2011
Benedictine alumni, students and members of the community are invited to enjoy the festivities when the University celebrates Homecoming 2011 on Friday-Sunday, October 7-9. The theme of this year’s event...

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