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

Oct
16
2018 Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought - Public Lecture
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

2018 Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought - Public Lecture

Date: October 16

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Kindlon Hall, St. Benedict's Chapel (4th Floor)

Event Sponsor: Center for Mission and Identity

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

Event Description:

2018 Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought

Sponsored by the Benedictine University Center for Mission and Identity

Charles Camosy, Ph.D.
 Associate Professor of Theological and Social Ethics, Fordham University, NYC
 Founder of Catholic Conversation Project
 Faith Outreach advisor for The Humane Society

· Tuesday, 10/16/17, 7:00 p.m.
 Public lecture: "A Non-Violent Dinner Table: A Christian Critique of US Eating Practices"
 Kindlon Hall, St. Benedict’s Chapel (4th floor)

· Wednesday, 10/17/18, 12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
 Campus community lecture: "Could a Non-Human Animal be a Person?--an Analysis from Christian Ethics"
 Kindlon Hall, 5th floor reception room

Oct
17
2018 Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought - Campus Community Lecture
Main Campus in Lisle
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Event Details

2018 Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought - Campus Community Lecture

Date: October 17

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Kindlon Hall, 5th Floor Reception Room

Event Sponsor: Center for Mission and Identity

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

Event Description:

2018 Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought

Sponsored by the Benedictine University Center for Mission and Identity

Charles Camosy, Ph.D.
     Associate Professor of Theological and Social Ethics, Fordham University, NYC
     Founder of Catholic Conversation Project
     Faith Outreach advisor for The Humane Society

· Tuesday, 10/16/17, 5:30 p.m. (7 p.m. lecture)
     Reception and Public lecture: "A Non-Violent Dinner Table: A Christian Critique of US Eating Practices"
     Kindlon Hall, St. Benedict’s Chapel (4th floor)

· Wednesday, 10/17/18, 12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
     Campus community lecture: "Could a Non-Human Animal be a Person?--an Analysis from Christian Ethics"
     Kindlon Hall, 5th floor reception room

Oct
18
Poetry Slam
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Poetry Slam

Date: October 18

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Coal Ben

Contact: Wilson Chen    630-829-6288    wchen@ben.edu

Event Description:

Join us for an evening of poetry!

7:00 p.m. - Open Mic

8:00 p.m. - Slam

May
10
Baccalaureate Mass and Hooding Ceremony
Main Campus in Lisle
Event Details

Baccalaureate Mass and Hooding Ceremony

Date: May 10

Time: All Day

Campus: Lisle

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