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Upcoming Events

Nov
3
Fr. Gregory Boyle, S.J., "Tattoos on the Heart: Healing Hospitality"
Main Campus in Lisle
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Event Details

Fr. Gregory Boyle, S.J., "Tattoos on the Heart: Healing Hospitality"

Date: November 03

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall Auditorium

Event Sponsor: The Office of the President, Campus Ministry, and the Center for Civic Leadership

Contact: Jean-Marie Kauth    jkauth@ben.edu

Event Description:

Fr. Gregory Boyle, S.J., is the founder and director of Homeboy Industries, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit which employs and trains hundreds of former gang members every year.

An acknowledged expert on gangs and intervention approaches, Boyle’s presentations for leaders on hope as a powerful tool have made him a popular speaker. He has given commencement addresses at numerous universities and has spoken at conferences for teachers, social workers, criminal justice workers and many others about the importance of adults’ attention, guidance and unconditional love in preventing youth from joining gangs.

This event is free and open to the public.

Nov
14
Charlie Sykes, "Identities and Belonging in the Trump Era: One Conservative's View"
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Charlie Sykes, "Identities and Belonging in the Trump Era: One Conservative's View"

Date: November 14

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall auditorium

Event Sponsor: Center for Civic Leadership

Contact: Dr. Phil Hardy    phardy@ben.edu

Event Description:

Charlie Sykes is a prominent news contributor, author and public speaker, having extensive speaking experience in issues of higher education, politics and our “alternative reality” media. He is currently an MSNBC/NBC News contributor, where he appears about six times a week. He was previously one of Wisconsin’s top-rated conservative talk show hosts for 23 years and is best known for his confrontation with Donald Trump in March 2016. He was also the co-host of the National Public Radio show “Indivisible,” which originated from WNYC public radio.

He is the author of eight books including, “A Nation of Victims: The Decay of the American Character,” “A Nation of Moochers: America’s Addiction to Getting Something for Nothing,” and “Fail U.: The False Promise of Higher Education.” Sykes’ newest book is “How the Right Lost Its Mind.”

This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Nov
15
Concert Band Performance (MUSI 122)
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Details

Concert Band Performance (MUSI 122)

Date: November 15

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall auditorium

Event Sponsor: Department of Music

Contact: Ms. Kathleen Toohill    (630) 829-6344    ktoohill@ben.edu

Nov
18
Concert Choir and University Chorale Performance (MUSI 122 & 123)
Main Campus in Lisle
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Details

Concert Choir and University Chorale Performance (MUSI 122 & 123)

Date: November 18

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Scholl 101

Event Sponsor: Department of Music

Contact: Ms. Kathleen Toohill    (630) 829-6344    ktoohill@ben.edu

Event Description:


All Benedictine University Department of Music concerts are free and open to the general public. Seating is available on a first-come/first-served basis.

Nov
29
Jazz Ensemble Performance (MUSI 128)
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Event Details

Jazz Ensemble Performance (MUSI 128)

Date: November 29

Time: 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Scholl 101

Event Sponsor: Department of Music

Contact: Ms. Kathleen Toohill    (630) 829-6344    ktoohill@ben.edu

Event Description:

All Benedictine University Department of Music concerts are free and open to the general public. Seating is available on a first-come/first-served basis.

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