University News Articles



Springfield: Given Outstanding Post-Secondary Program Award

December 14, 2012
Benedictine University at Springfield received an award from the Illinois Statewide Transition Conference 2012 for Outstanding Post-Secondary Program. This award was given to a college or vocational program that has...

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Springfield: Given Outstanding Post-Secondary Program Award

December 14, 2012
Benedictine University at Springfield received an award from the Illinois Statewide Transition Conference 2012 for Outstanding Post-Secondary Program. This award was given to a college or vocational program that has...

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Study aims to prove corporate values can drive success, improve communities

December 12, 2012
Benedictine University’s Center for Values-Driven Leadership (CVDL) will explore the relationship between corporate culture and business success in small to midsize organizations by conducting a three-year study of 30 companies.

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Scholarship essays on Vatican II open to high school and college students

December 5, 2012
The Office of University Ministry at Benedictine University is sponsoring an essay contest and symposium for high school and college students to mark the significance of the Second Vatican Council...

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Benedictine names student services director for Mesa branch campus

November 28, 2012
Anthony Siebers has been charged with building and leading future student life programs at Benedictine University at Mesa.

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Springfield: Pastel drawings by George Colin on exhibit

November 28, 2012
Pastel drawings by George Colin will be on display from December 4, 2012 – January 31, 2013 in the Charles E. Becker Library on the Benedictine University at Springfield campus...

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Springfield: Pastel drawings by George Colin on exhibit

November 28, 2012
Pastel drawings by George Colin will be on display from December 4, 2012 – January 31, 2013 in the Charles E. Becker Library on the Benedictine University at Springfield campus...

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Santa and Mrs. Claus invite area children to join them for breakfast

November 21, 2012
Benedictine University’s Student Senate is sponsoring “Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus” for children of all ages from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 15 in the Main Dining Room...

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“Advent at the Abbey” explores listening with the ear of our hearts

November 21, 2012
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 15.

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Springfield: Fair Trade Fair empowers artisans around the world

November 14, 2012
Benedictine University at Springfield will host a Fair Trade Fair with proceeds supporting the work of Pax Christi Springfield, the Catholic peace and justice organization. The event will be held...

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Springfield: Fair Trade Fair empowers artisans around the world

November 14, 2012
Benedictine University at Springfield will host a Fair Trade Fair with proceeds supporting the work of Pax Christi Springfield, the Catholic peace and justice organization. The event will be held...

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“Kids Nite Out” frees moms and dads while kids play and have fun

November 13, 2012
Benedictine University will provide area children with a variety of activities that promote fitness and fun while offering their parents a break with its “Kids Nite Out” program from 6:00...

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Benedictine celebrates International Education Week, hosts acclaimed playwright

November 9, 2012
Benedictine University will celebrate its diverse student and community population and the benefits of an international education with a series of film screenings, games, buffets and other festivities during International...

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Mesa dean brings vision to Benedictine campus

November 9, 2012
After strengthening programs and increasing enrollment as dean of Benedictine University’s Moser College for Adult and Professional Studies, Michael L. Carroll, Ph.D., plans to continue to lead by example as...

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Springfield: Photography Exhibition of John Sevigny

October 23, 2012
“Happyland”, John Sevigny’s latest photographic project, was shot in Central America. Sevigny spent four months traveling though Guatemala, Nicaragua and San Salvador to shed light upon a region described as...

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Springfield: Photography Exhibition of John Sevigny

October 23, 2012
“Happyland”, John Sevigny’s latest photographic project, was shot in Central America. Sevigny spent four months traveling though Guatemala, Nicaragua and San Salvador to shed light upon a region described as...

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$1.2 million grant will help Benedictine prepare more teachers in math, sciences

October 12, 2012
Benedictine was awarded a $1.2 million Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to prepare high-quality math and science teachers.

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Three Benedictine students awarded scholarships by Chinese government

October 3, 2012
Christina Dister believes that everyone everywhere in the world has something important to say. That’s why the Benedictine University student is intent on adding Chinese to her repertoire of foreign...

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Historic Neff Welcome Center unveiled at Benedictine University

October 1, 2012
Benedictine unveiled the $2.5 million welcome center, anchored by the historic Neff Farmhouse, one of the oldest stone structures in DuPage County, at an open house ceremony for University faculty,...

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Benedictine hosts former Maryland representative, Woodrow Wilson fellow

October 1, 2012
Benedictine University will host former U.S. Rep. Constance A. Morella (R-Md.) to lead a series of workshops and meetings with students and faculty as part of the Woodrow Wilson Visiting...

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Transform your business, life with a ‘Philosophy of Leadership’

October 1, 2012
Learn how to organize and apply effective leadership skills to produce positive outcomes at a workshop, “Developing a Philosophy of Leadership,” from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17 at...

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Twelve new faculty members include three Nursing department additions

September 26, 2012
Alison Ridge, Margaret Richey and Sharon Ware are among 12 new instructors and professors at Benedictine University who were introduced by Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Donald Taylor,...

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Benedictine police chaplain to provide counsel in times of need

September 25, 2012

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Nobody says, “All I want to be today is poor” – former RNC chair Steele

September 20, 2012
Lisle, Illinois ~ Michael Steele said that Founding Father Thomas Jefferson may have had 2012 in mind when he wrote, “When people fear the government, there’s tyranny. When government fears...

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Benedictine students propose solutions to real-world (math) problems

September 20, 2012
Benedictine University students don’t simply study mathematics as undergraduates at Benedictine University – they solve real-world problems, conduct research and present their findings to some of the country’s top mathematicians....

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Benedictine opens new $2.5 million welcome center

September 19, 2012
After a six-month-long construction process, the University will unveil the $2.5 million center, anchored by the historic Neff Farmhouse, one of the oldest stone structures in DuPage County, with an...

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Three accomplished women headline annual leadership summit at Benedictine

September 19, 2012
Patricia Harris, Jill Morgenthaler and Linda Yang are the featured speakers at the 2012 Greater Chicago Women’s Leadership Summit presented by the College of Business at Benedictine University at 8:30...

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Benedictine awards associate, bachelor’s, master’s degrees to May graduates

September 13, 2012
Benedictine University announced that it has awarded Associate of Arts (A.A.), Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degrees to 541 students who...

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Benedictine’s adult undergraduate, graduate programs can alter your life

September 13, 2012
Prospective students can learn more about Benedictine University’s adult undergraduate and graduate programs at an open house at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26 in the Krasa Student Center on...

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New sports, academic facilities opened; new programs, services offered

September 5, 2012
This fall, Benedictine will unveil a number of new amenities designed to serve students and enhance their collegiate experience, including a $3 million construction project in Kindlon Hall that includes...

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New sports, academic facilities opened; new programs, services offered

September 5, 2012
This fall, Benedictine will unveil a number of new amenities designed to serve students and enhance their collegiate experience, including a $3 million construction project in Kindlon Hall that includes...

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Forum examines hunger among immigrants, the ones left behind

August 31, 2012
The role that churches play in meeting the needs of the hungry and the impact of remittances sent by immigrants to their home countries as an anti-poverty measure are the...

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Former chair of the Republican National Committee to speak at Benedictine

August 31, 2012
Steele will share his experiences as party chairman, his expertise on political strategy and other topics related to the heated 2012 presidential election when he speaks at Benedictine University’s Krasa...

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Former NBA player, ex-heroin addict shares story of fall from grace, revival

August 28, 2012
Chris Herren shared how his battle with addiction ended a professional basketball career, alienated his children and nearly cost him his life with a receptive audience of approximately 1500 parents,...

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