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A merging of history, tradition: Benedictine honors Mesa residents during holiday open house

December 21, 2013
Community leaders and residents with ties to Southside Hospital share stories, embrace Benedictine University’s historic presence Mesa, Arizona ~ Benedictine University at Mesa and District 4 Councilman Chris Glover hosted...

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VP of CNN Worldwide/TBS to address 19th Annual MLK Breakfast at Benedictine

December 19, 2013
Timothy W. Goodly, Ph.D., senior vice president of human resources for CNN Worldwide, Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Inc., will be the featured speaker at the 19th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin...

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Preview and Preferred Visit Days give students a taste of Benedictine experience, difference

December 10, 2013
Upcoming Saturday Preview Days include December 14 and January 11 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Gregory Enrollment Center, located at 51 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa. Available appointments...

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One-Stop-Shop: Benedictine event makes transferring quick and easy

December 9, 2013
Lisle, Illinois ~ Transfer students interested in attending Benedictine University for the Spring 2014 Semester can complete all of their application paperwork and register for classes in a single day...

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Community members invited to holiday open house at Benedictine

December 4, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa invites the public to a holiday celebration and open house at its downtown Mesa campus.

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“Advent at the Abbey” celebrates the season as a good time to listen

November 25, 2013
Benedictine University and St. Procopius Abbey invite the public to attend “Advent at the Abbey” from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 14.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus invite area children to join them for breakfast

November 18, 2013
The North Pole’s favorite couple is taking a break from their hectic holiday preparations to enjoy breakfast with area children at Benedictine University. Benedictine’s Student Senate is sponsoring “Breakfast with...

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BenU at Mesa students choose first-ever student senate officers

November 18, 2013
Benedictine University at Mesa made history this past fall when it opened its doors to students for the first time. Now these students are forging some history of their own...

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Conservative commentator identifies challenges facing Republican Party

November 14, 2013
The advent of the information age and how people get their news has contributed to a cultural shift that has made effective dialogue on both the left and the right...

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Learn why Benedictine is a leader in the sciences

November 12, 2013
Attend Benedictine University’s College of Science Open House and learn how its distinguished science programs can help you to defy limitations.

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This just in-stalled: NBC News desk donation ‘scoops’ Benedictine students off feet

November 12, 2013
During a taping of the University’s “Eye of the Eagle” student news program, Communication Arts majors took turns reading from the same NBC 5 news desk once anchored by Chicago...

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Former nun turned Hollywood screenwriter to discuss faith in entertainment business

November 8, 2013
Barbara Nicolosi, a former Catholic nun turned Hollywood screenwriter, will lecture at Benedictine University on Wednesday and Thursday, November 20-21, as part of Benedictine University’s “Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought”...

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State legislative leaders discuss how faith, politics intersect at Benedictine

November 6, 2013
When it comes to voting on an issue affecting the general populace, sometimes politicians walk a fine line between their religious background and the interests of the people they represent....

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Scholar addresses research and realities of human trafficking

October 28, 2013
Rhacel Parreñas will examine the issues surrounding human trafficking and migrant women at 7:00 p.m. on November 7 in the Tellabs Lecture Hall, located in Room 112 of the Birck...

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Benedictine seeks to find, award artists of the future

October 22, 2013
In order to support and promote young Arizonian artists and provide them with additional resources to pursue higher education in the visual arts, Benedictine University at Mesa in partnership with...

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