Parents, siblings can enjoy college atmosphere during family weekend

Parents, siblings can enjoy college atmosphere during family weekend
September 18, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Parents, brothers and sisters of current Benedictine University students are invited to spend time with their loved one during “Fall into Family Weekend” October 12-13. The weekend begins with dinner in the Krasa Dining Room from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 12. Younger family members can enjoy monster face painting, hay rides and scary-oke in the Krasa Fireside Lounge from 7:00-9:00 p.m., followed by a pool party in the Rice Center pool from 8:00-9:00 p.m. Saturday’s schedule includes lunch in the Krasa Dining Room from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. followed by a football game between Benedictine University and Aurora University at 1:00 p.m. at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex. Friday’s dinner, Saturday’s lunch and the football game are free for family members of current Benedictine University students. For more information, please call the Student Life Office at (630) 829-6124 or e-mail lbaraniv@ben.edu. R.S.V.P. to www.ben.edu/resources/fwrsvp.asp.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.