Faculty Spotlight

Obama Foundation Summit logo

Dr. Fannie Rushing,
civil rights activist and history professor at BenU, led a panel discussion at the Obama
Foundation Summit in October. She was chosen to help lead the inaugural summit aimed at inspiring a new generation of leaders.

 

Upcoming Events

Feb
24
Concert Choir performance (MUSI 122)
Main Campus in Lisle
3:00 PM
Event Details

Concert Choir performance (MUSI 122)

Date: February 24

Time: 3:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Scholl 101

Event Sponsor: Dept. of Music

Contact: Dr. Luis Loubriel    (630) 829-6344    lloubriel@ben.edu

Feb
24
University Chorale performance (MUSI 123)
Main Campus in Lisle
3:00 PM
Event Details

University Chorale performance (MUSI 123)

Date: February 24

Time: 3:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Scholl 101

Event Sponsor: Dept. of Music

Contact: Dr. Luis Loubriel    (630) 829-6344    lloubriel@ben.edu

Feb
27
Black History Month Lecture: "Unlocking Democracy: Restoring Full Citizenship to the Formerly Incarcerated"
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Black History Month Lecture: "Unlocking Democracy: Restoring Full Citizenship to the Formerly Incarcerated"

Date: February 27

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin 321

Event Sponsor: Dept. of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies

Contact: Ms. Lynn Dransoff    630-829-6250    ldransoff@ben.edu

Event Description:

 

Dr. Christina Rivers is an associate professor of political science at DePaul University, and the director of the university's Center for Black Diaspora. Her teaching and research interests include African-American politics and political thought, civil and voting rights law, and the implications of mass incarceration on the political rights and representation of African Americans. She has published a book on these topics and currently works with inmates at Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois on education and public policy.

Feb
28
Concert Band performance (MUSI 121)
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Concert Band performance (MUSI 121)

Date: February 28

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Goodwin Hall auditorium

Event Sponsor: Dept. of Music

Contact: Dr. Luis Loubriel    (630) 829-6344    lloubriel@ben.edu

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