2011 News Articles
Learn more about “Illinois Back to Work” program for eligible unemployed adults

Learn more about “Illinois Back to Work” program for eligible unemployed adults
June 22, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Lisle, Illinois~ Potential participants can learn more about Benedictine University's groundbreaking "Illinois Back to Work" program, which offers tuition-covered adult format undergraduate programs for qualified individuals who have been unemployed for at least 18 months, at an information session at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8 at the Krasa Student Center.

Representatives from the offices of Financial Aid, Academic Advising, Adult Undergraduate Academic Programs and Career Development will be on hand to discuss the program and answer questions.

The "Illinois Back to Work" program will cover any remaining tuition and after all eligible state and federal student aid is applied. Qualified applicants must be Illinois residents 25 years of age and older who have been unemployed for at least 18 months and have not already earned a bachelor's degree.

Eligible adult undergraduate programs on the main Lisle campus include a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. Eligible programs at the Naperville campus include an Associate of Arts in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Arts in Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership.

To RSVP to the information session, go to www.ben.edu/IBWrsvp. To request an application, call (630) 829-6337.

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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 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.