Lawsuit dismissed

Lack of Evidence Dismisses Discrimination Charges By Aaron Youngblood Staff Writer The lawsuit between former Benedictine University Springfield employee Dr. Laine Tadlock and Benedictine University has been settled, according to a BenU press release.  Tadlock sought legal counsel to sue the University on grounds of discrimination after, according to her, her employment was terminated due … Continue reading Lawsuit dismissed

Police Reports

Compiled by Katie Welz 11/23/11 At 5:15 p.m., University Police received a complaint from a staff member who reported that while walking from Birck Hall to the Birck faculty lot, he was almost struck by a vehicle at the intersection. Police were able to track down the student responsible for the inattentive driving. The student … Continue reading Police Reports

Volunteer opportunities offered to BenU students

By Claire Kositzky Staff Writer Benedictine University gives students many opportunities to volunteer, serve the community and spread one of the key Benedictine values, hospitality. Brother Rick Poro supplies volunteer opportunities to Loaves and Fishes, a food pantry located in Naperville and the West Suburban food pantry in Woodridge. He goes twice a month on … Continue reading Volunteer opportunities offered to BenU students

Student Senate aims to be the voice of the students

By Taylor Hoppe Assistant News Editor We’ve all seen them, the Student Senators in yellow shirts, sitting at tables across campus asking what suggestions or concerns students have. But what do Student Senators do? According Joan Henehan, the faculty advisor of Student Senate and director of student engagement and leadership development, the mission of Student … Continue reading Student Senate aims to be the voice of the students

Scholars Meet and Greet Allows Students to Learn About Serving Global and Local Communities

By Kulsum Musani Staff Writer Faculty, staff and students in the Scholars Program gathered on Friday, Dec. 2 to meet with distinguished individuals and learn about serving local and global communities. According to Scholars Program Director Dr. Susan Mikula,  in addition to allowing scholars meet with one another, the purpose of the meet and greet … Continue reading Scholars Meet and Greet Allows Students to Learn About Serving Global and Local Communities