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A merging of history, tradition: Benedictine honors Mesa residents during holiday open house

December 21, 2013
Community leaders and residents with ties to Southside Hospital share stories, embrace Benedictine University’s historic presence Mesa, Arizona ~ Benedictine University at Mesa and District 4 Councilman Chris Glover hosted...

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VP of CNN Worldwide/TBS to address 19th Annual MLK Breakfast at Benedictine

December 19, 2013
Timothy W. Goodly, Ph.D., senior vice president of human resources for CNN Worldwide, Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Inc., will be the featured speaker at the 19th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin...

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Preview and Preferred Visit Days give students a taste of Benedictine experience, difference

December 10, 2013
Upcoming Saturday Preview Days include December 14 and January 11 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Gregory Enrollment Center, located at 51 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa. Available appointments...

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One-Stop-Shop: Benedictine event makes transferring quick and easy

December 9, 2013
Lisle, Illinois ~ Transfer students interested in attending Benedictine University for the Spring 2014 Semester can complete all of their application paperwork and register for classes in a single day...

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Community members invited to holiday open house at Benedictine

December 4, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa invites the public to a holiday celebration and open house at its downtown Mesa campus.

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“Advent at the Abbey” celebrates the season as a good time to listen

November 25, 2013
Benedictine University and St. Procopius Abbey invite the public to attend “Advent at the Abbey” from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 14.

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

November 18, 2013
The North Pole’s favorite couple is taking a break from their hectic holiday preparations to enjoy breakfast with area children at Benedictine University. Benedictine’s Student Senate is sponsoring “Breakfast with...

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BenU at Mesa students choose first-ever student senate officers

November 18, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa made history this past fall when it opened its doors to students for the first time. Now these students are forging some history of their own...

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Conservative commentator identifies challenges facing Republican Party

November 14, 2013
The advent of the information age and how people get their news has contributed to a cultural shift that has made effective dialogue on both the left and the right...

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Learn why Benedictine is a leader in the sciences

November 12, 2013
Attend Benedictine University’s College of Science Open House and learn how its distinguished science programs can help you to defy limitations.

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This just in-stalled: NBC News desk donation ‘scoops’ Benedictine students off feet

November 12, 2013
During a taping of the University’s “Eye of the Eagle” student news program, Communication Arts majors took turns reading from the same NBC 5 news desk once anchored by Chicago...

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Former nun turned Hollywood screenwriter to discuss faith in entertainment business

November 8, 2013
Barbara Nicolosi, a former Catholic nun turned Hollywood screenwriter, will lecture at Benedictine University on Wednesday and Thursday, November 20-21, as part of Benedictine University’s “Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought”...

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State legislative leaders discuss how faith, politics intersect at Benedictine

November 6, 2013
When it comes to voting on an issue affecting the general populace, sometimes politicians walk a fine line between their religious background and the interests of the people they represent....

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Scholar addresses research and realities of human trafficking

October 28, 2013
Rhacel Parreñas will examine the issues surrounding human trafficking and migrant women at 7:00 p.m. on November 7 in the Tellabs Lecture Hall, located in Room 112 of the Birck...

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Benedictine seeks to find, award artists of the future

October 22, 2013
In order to support and promote young Arizonian artists and provide them with additional resources to pursue higher education in the visual arts, Benedictine University at Mesa in partnership with...

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Fox News contributor, RedState blogger to address changing Republican Party

October 21, 2013
Erick-Woods Erickson, editor-in-chief of RedState.com and a frequent Fox News contributor, will talk about “Red States, Tea Parties and the Changing Republican Party” at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12...

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Benedictine recognizes outstanding alumni for service, achievement

October 21, 2013
Benedictine University recognized the winners of the 2013 Alumni Awards during Homecoming festivities on October 12.

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Benedictine hosts author, activist and former politician Kennedy Townsend

October 18, 2013
Benedictine University will host Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the first female lieutenant governor of Maryland, who will give a public lecture and lead a series of workshops with students and faculty...

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Prospective students, parents can learn what sets Benedictine apart

October 16, 2013
High school students, their friends and parents are invited to check out Benedictine University during a Fall Open House from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 27 or Sunday, November 10.

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Science program adopts new standards to fight lagging student performance

October 14, 2013
Where better to learn about animals than at the zoo? Where better to learn about nature than at a forest preserve? Where better to learn about physics than at the...

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Homecoming Events planned for Benedictine University at Springfield and alums of Springfield College

October 14, 2013

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State legislative leaders to discuss how faith, politics intersect at Benedictine

October 11, 2013
How legislative leaders reconcile their faith within their role as policymakers will be the focus of the lecture and panel discussion, “Catholic Identities and Public Policymaking: The View from Illinois,”...

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Roundtable hosted by Benedictine’s CVDL explores ‘resonant leadership’

October 8, 2013
Richard Boyatzis, Ph.D., a globally recognized expert in the field of organizational change and a pioneer in emotional intelligence, will address the questions of leadership and emotional connection at a...

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World’s top Organization Development leaders to speak at Benedictine University

October 8, 2013
Four years ago, in the throes of the economic recession, the canned food manufacturer Del Monte Foods reported a 14 percent increase in profits after taking a new approach to...

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Write a caption, brush up on your trivia and win during American Archives Month

October 1, 2013
The open house, “Open Archives: Discovering Hidden Treasures,” will run from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30.

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Enjoy a sampling of the Benedictine experience, attend ‘Preferred Visit Day’

September 30, 2013
Lisle, Illinois ~ Want to find out why 94 percent of Benedictine University graduates either are working or enrolled in graduate school programs one year after commencement? Attend one of...

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Benedictine open house showcases new Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B., Art Gallery

September 27, 2013
Benedictine University cordially invites the public to attend a special viewing of the new Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B., Art Gallery from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October...

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Benedictine announces new policy banning alcohol in campus housing areas

September 26, 2013
Benedictine University today announced a new University policy effectively banning alcohol possession and consumption in campus housing areas.

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Benedictine OD grad fights poverty after escaping one of world’s poorest nations

September 25, 2013
Today, the Springfield, Illinois resident and recent graduate of Benedictine University’s Ph.D. in Organization Development (OD) program heads the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA), a membership organization of...

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Eleven new faculty members attest to Benedictine’s continued growth

September 25, 2013
Eleven new professors and instructors who have joined the Benedictine University faculty were introduced at the University’s annual opening day meeting by Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Donald...

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Three prominent leaders address issues of working women at Benedictine summit

September 20, 2013
The leadership summit is a regional conference that addresses the issues of working women and features nationally recognized female executive leaders who speak on topics such as financial literacy, work/life...

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Benedictine, St. Procopius Abbey mark Vatican II milestone with free lecture

September 19, 2013
Benedictine University and St. Procopius Abbey are honoring the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council with a free public lecture highlighting the series of reforms that modernized the Roman...

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Forum speakers to address impact of U.S. immigration policy

September 17, 2013
How current state and federal laws affect 11 million unauthorized immigrants and the cultural exchange along the divided borders will be discussed at the next Global Studies Forum, “Borderlands of...

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Quiddity Contributors to Give Reading at Vachel Lindsay Home

September 13, 2013

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Benedictine hosts Public Health seminar on the Affordable Care Act

September 10, 2013
Panelists include David Gill, M.D., Assistant Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, speaking on the ACA: Public Health Touch Points.

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BenU at Mesa names branch campus president

September 9, 2013
During an opening event celebration on August 27, Benedictine University President William J. Carroll, Ph.D., announced that its Board of Trustees has named Michael L. Carroll, Ph.D., Mesa branch campus...

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Benedictine announces opening enrollment

September 6, 2013
After months of anticipation and the historic opening of an academic building, Benedictine University at Mesa announced today that it has welcomed 93 students into its inaugural class.

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Benedictine University students go back to school… in China

September 6, 2013
New class schedules and routines to get used to, what clothes to wear and how to find your way around campus are some of the typical things students think about...

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Benedictine’s open house delivers the 411 on graduate and adult undergraduate programs

September 6, 2013
Benedictine University invites prospective students to learn about its adult accelerated evening and weekend undergraduate and flexible graduate programs by attending an Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Open House at 5:30...

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Quiddity and Chiara Center Presents Author Tom Montgomery Fate

September 4, 2013

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New era begins for Benedictine, City of Mesa with blessing, ribbon cutting

August 29, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa officially became the first four-year Catholic university campus in Arizona on Tuesday as scores of guests, including new students, educators, spiritual leaders and city and University...

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Benedictine’s new master’s programs meet need for tax, analytics expertise

August 28, 2013
Benedictine University, a leader in business programs for more than 50 years, is now offering two new graduate degrees – a Master of Science (M.S.) in Taxation and an M.S....

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Benedictine alumnus to interview recording artists at MTV Video Music Awards

August 23, 2013
Benedictine University standout and graduate Parth Bhansali will add yet another outstanding item to his resume after winning an online contest to attend this Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, giving...

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

August 15, 2013
Benedictine awards associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral degrees to May graduates

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Global College will coordinate, develop programs, services abroad

August 14, 2013
Companies, institutions and cities want to be global because it builds net worth and brand value internationally. However, globalism also means being able to service a need at home as...

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F-SCRAP grant will allow Benedictine to divert food scraps from landfills

August 7, 2013
Benedictine University has received a $46,000 Food Scrap Composting Revitalization and Advancement Program (F-SCRAP) grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to allow for the diversion of...

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These students’ hopes, aspirations not that much different than our own

August 7, 2013
They come from thousands of miles away. From cultures with which many Americans are barely familiar. Some whose countries are wracked by sectarian rivalries which have ground political progress to...

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Benedictine’s inaugural academic class to be celebrated with blessing, ribbon-cutting

August 7, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa continues its trend of celebrating firsts as it nears the start of its first academic semester. The journey to this moment began more than one year...

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Benedictine students can stay fit, play sports at Mesa Family YMCA

August 7, 2013
Strength training, Pilates, aerobics, racquetball, basketball and rock wall climbing. Now Benedictine University at Mesa students can do it all within a stone’s throw of the school’s campus in downtown...

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Two Dates Remain for Benedictine’s Transfer Applied Student Days

August 7, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa will host two events in August for transfer students who were not able to make previous informational sessions.

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Benedictine creates academic advisory board to improve student experience

August 6, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa has announced that a new academic advisory board will take the lead in ensuring that its academic programs are rigorous and relevant and help students achieve...

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Benedictine business graduate students, faculty inducted into honorary society

July 24, 2013
Eighty-four students in graduate business programs and 10 faculty members at Benedictine University were inducted into the University’s chapter of Sigma Beta Delta on June 2. Sigma Beta Delta is a...

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Benedictine Police is first agency of its kind to receive accreditation in Illinois

July 23, 2013
Benedictine University’s Police Department is the first private University law enforcement agency in Illinois to receive accreditation through the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (ILEAP).

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Benedictine University announces its Spring 2013 Dean’s, Recognized Lists

July 19, 2013
Benedictine University proudly announces that 856 students were named to the Spring 2013 Dean’s List and 332 students were named to the Dean’s Recognized List.

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Benedictine to launch athletics in Mesa

July 16, 2013
Student-athletes interested in attending Benedictine University at Mesa are invited to an athletics launch event at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18 at the Services Center located at 51 E. Main...

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Benedictine University to offer minor in Chinese language and culture

July 15, 2013
Beginning with the Fall 2013 semester, Benedictine University will help prepare students for this increasingly China-centric global community – as well as travel to and business and research in China...

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Intercultural experience opens minds, defies stereotypes at Benedictine

July 15, 2013
As a Latina-American woman, prejudice isn’t a foreign word for Nayeli Vazquez. She’s encountered more than a few people who have assumed she was either an immigrant or a high...

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Benedictine’s open house offers students insight into graduate and adult undergraduate study options

July 11, 2013
Benedictine University invites prospective students to learn about its flexible and accelerated evening and weekend learning team programs by attending an Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Open House at 5:30 p.m....

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Springfield: Participates in scholar exchange with French university

July 10, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield welcomes French scholar Amandine Savall to central Illinois. Savall will conduct studies focused on local family-owned businesses with an international scope and hopes to have local...

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Springfield: Participates in scholar exchange with French university

July 10, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield welcomes French scholar Amandine Savall to central Illinois. Savall will conduct studies focused on local family-owned businesses with an international scope and hopes to have local...

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Annual Benedictine outing brings notoriety, golf legends to local links

July 10, 2013
Masters Tournament champions, U.S. Open winners, golf commentators and professional coaches – what do they all have in common?

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Benedictine establishes Global College to coordinate growing international programs

July 8, 2013
The Global College was established to coordinate and develop Benedictine University’s many programs and services abroad, including administration of master’s programs in China and Vietnam. These partnerships have allowed students...

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Springfield: David W. Jamieson to lecture at Benedictine

July 8, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield and the Central Illinois Organization Development Network present David W. Jamieson, Ph.D., a scholar-practitioner with over 40 years of experience consulting to organizations on leadership, change,...

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Springfield: David W. Jamieson to lecture at Benedictine

July 8, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield and the Central Illinois Organization Development Network present David W. Jamieson, Ph.D., a scholar-practitioner with over 40 years of experience consulting to organizations on leadership, change,...

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Benedictine Announces Additional Transfer Applied Student Days

July 5, 2013
BenU at Mesa will hold “Transfer Applied Student Day” on July 11, July 25, August 8 and August 22 from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. at its Services Center, located at...

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Graduates’ starting salaries rank near top among affordable Catholic colleges

July 3, 2013
AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO) ranked Benedictine University among the top 25 most affordable Catholic colleges and universities in the country with the highest starting salaries earned by graduates.

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Plain White T’s return to rock BenFest at Benedictine University

July 1, 2013
Back by popular demand, the Plain White T’s will headline Benedictine University’s BenFest 2013 festivities on Saturday, August 24. Recording artist and first season finalist on NBC’s “The Voice,” Vicci...

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Five named recipients of faculty awards for exemplary teaching, research, service

June 28, 2013
Benedictine University students learn from an award-winning faculty and some of the best minds in their fields. Five of those faculty members were recently named recipients of the 2013 Benedictine...

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Benedictine recognized for Dan and Ada Rice Center renovation

June 28, 2013
Benedictine University’s Dan and Ada Rice Center is among Chicago’s best building renovation projects, according to the Chicago Building Congress, an area design/build trade association.

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Benedictine Invites College Seekers to Applied Student Day

June 24, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa will hold its next “Applied Student Day” on Thursday, July 18 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at its Services Center, located at 51 E. Main St.,...

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Benedictine students offered resort-style, (cool) housing options

June 19, 2013
Incoming Benedictine University at Mesa students will reside in style if they choose the school’s new housing option.

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Benedictine, Health Sciences Antigua partner to offer online M.P.H. program

June 17, 2013
Benedictine University and the University of Health Sciences Antigua have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to offer Benedictine’s nationally-ranked online Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program to Antigua students.

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Diocese of Phoenix appoints priest as first Benedictine campus minister

June 14, 2013
After receiving a request from Benedictine University at Mesa for a diocesan priest to serve as chaplain, Diocese of Phoenix Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted appointed Fr. Dan Vanyo as the...

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Two Benedictine students receive Mesa Educate U Scholarships

June 7, 2013
Two Westwood High School students who plan to attend Benedictine University at Mesa this fall were recently awarded Mesa Educate U scholarships.

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Benedictine hires new faculty for Mesa branch campus

June 6, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa announced today it has hired several new faculty members to lead its academic programs as it prepares for the University’s history-making, first-ever classes this fall.

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Select students to be Benedictine leaders

June 3, 2013
Leaders aren’t born, they are made through hard work and quality life experiences and Benedictine University at Mesa plans to prove this premise through its new leadership program.

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Applied Student Day Offers Peek Into Life at BenU

May 31, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa will hold its next “Applied Student Day” for freshmen on Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 a.m. at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa at 200 N. Centennial Way...

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Basketball camp gives youngsters the chance to learn, create friendships

May 24, 2013
Boys in grades 3-8 who want to learn the proper techniques and fundamentals of basketball should attend Benedictine University’s Eagle Basketball Camp from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Monday-Thursday, June 10-13...

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Graduates seeking jobs must attend to all details, utilize collegiate career services

May 20, 2013
According to recent reports, unless you are an engineer, the 2013 jobs market poses a challenge for graduates seeking work in their major. Although degrees in business, computer sciences and...

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Instructors to share survival tips, demonstrations at Benedictine

May 16, 2013
Imagine being stranded in the harsh wilderness, miles from food and shelter. It’s getting cold and dark, and you don’t have cellphone reception.

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Benedictine names Springfield branch campus president

May 13, 2013
Benedictine University announced today that the Board of Trustees has named Michael D. Bromberg Springfield branch campus president. Bromberg will report to William J. Carroll, Ph.D., who continues to serve...

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College-bound students looking for an employment edge should consider a strong liberal arts school

May 13, 2013
There is a growing trend among higher education institutions to ensure future scientists, health care practitioners, business leaders and information technology gurus understand liberal arts are vital to excelling in...

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Springfield: 83rd Commencement

May 9, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield will hold its 83rd Commencement Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. The commencement ceremony is open...

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Springfield: 83rd Commencement

May 9, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield will hold its 83rd Commencement Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. The commencement ceremony is open...

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Springfield: D. Sulamoyo, Ph.D., to give keynote speech

May 9, 2013
Dalitso Samson Sulamoyo, Ph.D., President/CEO of the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies, will be the keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony. Sulamoyo graduated from Benedictine University at Springfield in...

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Springfield: D. Sulamoyo, Ph.D., to give keynote speech

May 9, 2013
Dalitso Samson Sulamoyo, Ph.D., President/CEO of the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies, will be the keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony. Sulamoyo graduated from Benedictine University at Springfield in...

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Benedictine University Police to undergo inspection by ILEAP accreditation team

May 1, 2013
A team from the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (ILEAP), provided by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, will be on the Benedictine University campus Wednesday-Thursday, May 8-9, to...

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Summer classes open at Benedictine’s Center for Lifelong Learning

April 26, 2013
The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) is inviting adults (age 55 and older) the opportunity to attend a summer walk-in registration session from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8...

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Benedictine students defy boundaries, explore the globe

April 25, 2013
Students at Benedictine University don’t fall into this category. They are encouraged to defy boundaries so that they can grow personally and professionally while developing a greater understanding of a...

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Learn how to take control of your finances at Benedictine seminar

April 24, 2013
More and more people in today’s uncertain economy are struggling to manage their finances. But that doesn’t mean you have to drain your savings, take out another mortgage or max...

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Benedictine, Morton partner to offer 3+1 bachelor’s program in Nursing

April 17, 2013
Benedictine University and Morton College have announced the details of a new Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Nursing 3+1 Program open to Morton students and alumni who have earned an...

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Springfield: Family Weekend

April 16, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield is holding a Family Weekend event on campus for students and their families from Saturday-Sunday, April 20-21.

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Springfield: Family Weekend

April 16, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield is holding a Family Weekend event on campus for students and their families from Saturday-Sunday, April 20-21.

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Clean and green: Initiative benefits Benedictine community and environment

April 10, 2013
Benedictine University’s custodial staff isn’t just cleaning classrooms, offices and other spaces across campus – they’re cleaning up the environment, too.

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Red Stars soccer to play 2013 season at Lisle-Benedictine sports complex

April 5, 2013
The Chicago Red Stars will play their 2013 home matches at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex during their inaugural season of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).

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High school students, noted panel to explore political corruption in Illinois

April 4, 2013
They are supposed to stand up for what’s right and improve the lives of the people they represent. But in Illinois, words like fraud, embezzlement, racketeering and financial mismanagement are...

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Springfield: Poetry Magazine in Springfield

April 3, 2013
Springfield Universities and Literary Organizations Team Up to Bring Poetry Magazine to Springfield for National Poetry Month Events.

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Springfield: Poetry Magazine in Springfield

April 3, 2013
Springfield Universities and Literary Organizations Team Up to Bring Poetry Magazine to Springfield for National Poetry Month Events.

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Applicants lack the skills, education to fill jobs in fields that are looking to hire

March 28, 2013
Thousands of American jobs are going unfilled because people are being trained and educated in areas that have little growth or need for new workers, according to national reports comparing...

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April 24 financial aid workshop offered at Benedictine University at Mesa

March 28, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa will hold a second workshop to advise area students interested in learning how to pay for a college education.

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UNICEF banquet aims to raise money for Africa’s poor, hungry

March 27, 2013
More than half of all people in northern Africa live in poverty. Many adults and children in the region go hungry. Benedictine University students are hosting a fundraising banquet to...

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Benedictine faculty member to bring Southeast Asia experience to classroom

March 27, 2013
Vince Gaddis, Ph.D., was awarded a special grant from the AsiaNetwork, a consortium of more than 170 North American colleges focused on strengthening the role of Asian Studies within the...

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Leading expert in enterprise change speaks at milestone CVDL roundtable

March 26, 2013
Bill Pasmore, a globally respected thinker in organizational design and change, will address the next Senior Executive Roundtable hosted by Benedictine University’s Center for Values-Driven Leadership (CVDL). The roundtable, which...

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Benedictine University announces its Fall 2012 Dean’s and Recognized lists

March 20, 2013
Benedictine University proudly announces that 778 students were named to the Fall 2012 Dean’s List and 355 students were named to the Dean’s Recognized List.

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Faith, science can help fight hunger, say special panels, HEAR US founder

March 18, 2013
The sixth annual Faith and Reason Symposium, “…To the Least of These My Brethren: How Faith and Science can Fight Hunger, from the Local to the Global,” will explore some...

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Training activity teaches community how to respond

March 5, 2013
Knowing how to respond properly in the moments after a massive terrorist attack is critical to saving lives. To better prepare the public in the event of an attack, Benedictine...

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Get your Phillip Phillips tickets before they’re gone

March 5, 2013
If you haven’t bought your tickets yet to see recording artist Phillip Phillips perform at Benedictine University on Saturday, April 13, you may need to hurry up. Tickets for the...

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Mesa Mayor to speak at Benedictine University commencement

March 1, 2013
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith, who is credited with the city’s economic revival, including bringing a branch campus of Benedictine University to town – the first-ever Catholic university campus in the...

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Springfield: Hosts Catholic grade school art exhibition

March 1, 2013
The annual Art Showcase, a juried exhibition of Springfield area Catholic Grade School artwork will be on display from March 12-April 10 in the Charles E. Becker Library on the...

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Springfield: Hosts Catholic grade school art exhibition

March 1, 2013
The annual Art Showcase, a juried exhibition of Springfield area Catholic Grade School artwork will be on display from March 12-April 10 in the Charles E. Becker Library on the...

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Benedictine University partners with Maricopa County Community Colleges to assist transfer students

March 1, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa is pleased to announce a “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU) with the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) to simplify the transfer process. Area students who plan...

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Springfield: RN-to-BSN completion program on Richland Community College campus

February 28, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield will begin offering Registered Nurses the opportunity to complete their Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree through a 14-month accelerated program to be held on the...

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Springfield: RN-to-BSN completion program on Richland Community College campus

February 28, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield will begin offering Registered Nurses the opportunity to complete their Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree through a 14-month accelerated program to be held on the...

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Benedictine’s financial aid workshops to aid incoming students

February 22, 2013
Area students interested in learning how to pay for a college education at Benedictine University at Mesa are invited to attend an upcoming financial aid workshop.

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Lecture-free college model blazes path for next generation learning

February 19, 2013
Active learning, student engagement and interactive learning environments have become popular buzz words in academia, which is striving to change the traditional lecture-based classroom approach in higher education and boost...

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Benedictine pushes star scholar to test limits, defy average

February 18, 2013
As a student at Benedictine University, Parth Bhansali is anything but average. Since coming to the University as a freshman in 2009, the Health Science major from Bartlett has not only...

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University’s foray into China sets groundwork for model of success

February 13, 2013
America’s business relationship with China is often vilified for sending jobs overseas to save money in wages and increase profits. However, as the second largest world economy behind the United...

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Springfield: Fall 2012 Dean's List

February 11, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield proudly announces that 156 full-time students were named to the Fall 2012 Dean’s List and 178 part-time students were named to the Dean’s Recognition List.

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Springfield: Fall 2012 Dean's List

February 11, 2013
Benedictine University at Springfield proudly announces that 156 full-time students were named to the Fall 2012 Dean’s List and 178 part-time students were named to the Dean’s Recognition List.

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‘Idol’ winner, singer/songwriter headlines at Benedictine

February 8, 2013
National recording artist and “American Idol” season 11 winner Phillip Phillips will take to the stage at “BenBash 2013” in Benedictine University’s Dan and Ada Rice Center at 8:00 p.m....

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Springfield: Students involved in Philippine mission

February 8, 2013
Four Benedictine University at Springfield students and the Director of Campus Ministry recently took part in a University Mission trip through the Diocese of Joliet in Bacolod, Philippines. The four...

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Springfield: Students involved in Philippine mission

February 8, 2013
Four Benedictine University at Springfield students and the Director of Campus Ministry recently took part in a University Mission trip through the Diocese of Joliet in Bacolod, Philippines. The four...

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Commission approves Benedictine’s Mesa branch campus

February 4, 2013
The accrediting agency for Benedictine University announced it has approved the University’s application to open a branch campus in Mesa, Ariz. The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association...

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Benedictine University hiring new faculty for Mesa branch campus

February 4, 2013
Benedictine University is seeking experienced faculty to staff its new Mesa branch campus and make history as founding faculty members. Classes begin this fall at 225 E. Main St. in...

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Benedictine schedules special workshops aimed at informing potential students

February 4, 2013
High school and community college students interested in learning what Benedictine University at Mesa can offer them should plan to attend one of the University’s upcoming informational events. These informative...

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Pumped-up veteran gives impassioned plea for citizens to engage each other

January 30, 2013
“Hooah!” Jill Morgenthaler energetically erupts as a crowd of nearly 600 responds “Hooah” at Benedictine University’s annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast. Explaining that “Hooah” is Army talk...

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Festival brings Asian tradition, cuisine and kung fu to Benedictine

January 29, 2013
Disciples of the Illinois Shaolin Kung Fu school will display the spectacular power and self-control of the martial arts discipline in a show of mind-boggling stunts at Benedictine University’s sixth...

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Benedictine reaches out to veterans needing benefit assistance

January 18, 2013
Are you a veteran looking for a job, considering going to school on a military grant, taking out a home loan or needing to apply for health care benefits but...

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Retired U.S. Army colonel, a woman of many firsts, to address annual King breakfast

January 7, 2013
Retired U.S. Army Colonel Jill Morgenthaler, who broke ground on a number of military fronts, will be the featured speaker Monday, January 21, 2013 at the 18th Annual Rev. Dr....

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