2009
The future begins with four open houses at Benedictine in November

The future begins with four open houses at Benedictine in November
September 24, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Graduate students and high school students interested in business or science can visit Benedictine University during one of four special open house events scheduled in November. Prospective graduate students are invited to attend an open house from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 7 in the Krasa Student Center where they can learn more about Benedictine University’s master’s programs in business, health and education. Students can meet with faculty and staff representatives, admissions and financial aid counselors. Benedictine graduate programs represented at the event include accountancy, business administration, clinical exercise physiology, clinical psychology, education (two programs), leadership, management and organizational behavior, management information systems, nutrition and wellness, public health, and science content and process. Preferred Visit Day from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11 affords high school or transfer students and their parents the opportunity to meet with admissions staff to discuss Benedictine University’s outstanding academic programs, admission requirements, application process and available scholarships and financial aid. Space is limited. Students should call (630) 829-6300 to schedule a visit. High school students and students planning to transfer from community colleges or other post-secondary institutions who want to learn more about the business programs at Benedictine University can attend at a Business Open House from 12:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 15 on the Second Floor of the Krasa Student Center. Students will hear from the Dean of the College of Business and have the opportunity to speak with faculty, current students and College of Business alumni. An information fair will provide prospective students with the opportunity to further explore specific programs of interest. Each year, more incoming students at Benedictine indicate a desire to pursue a degree in the sciences than any other major. High school and transfer students who want to learn more about the science programs at Benedictine University can attend at a Science Open House from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21 on the Second Floor of the Krasa Student Center. Students will hear from the Dean of the College of Science, speak with faculty and staff during the science information fair, and have the opportunity to tour the University campus and laboratories. For more information about these events at Benedictine University in November, call the Enrollment Center at (630) 829-6300, e-mail admissions@ben.edu or visit the University’s Web site at www.ben.edu.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.