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“Want to be a Student Leader? Join Student Senate Executive Board. Applications for 2013-2014 elections is available at the Student Leadership and Engagement office. Minimum requirement for President and Vice President positions is serving at least a year on Student Senate prior to elections. Minimum requirement for Secretary and Treasurer positions is serving at least one semester on Student Senate prior to elections. Applications will be due April 10th. If you have any questions, please email or



Coming soon: Benedictine Koinonia 20! On April 5th-7th, Benedictine University will be hosting a Catholic retreat open to everyone. It’s a wonderful opportunity for anyone who wants to get away from the chaos of the world, strengthen their spirituality, and rebuild their relationship with God. Join us for three days as we eat good food, hear people witness their experiences, go to Mass, and build lifelong friendships.

When: April 5th-7th

Where: St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Center

101 W. Airport Road, Romeoville IL 60446

Cost: $40 (includes housing, food, transportation)

For more information visit University Ministry on the 4th floor of Kindlon or register online:



Benedictine University UNICEF is having its first annual Ben-U UNICEF Hunger Banquet on April 8th! All proceeds will be contributed to UNICEF’s mission in conquering hunger struggles in the Sahel region of Western Africa. Early bird registration of $25 per person will end on March 15, 2013; the last day to RSVP is March 29, 2013. After March 15, ticket is $30 per person, $50 per couple, and $20 per children. You may also sponsor an entire table for 8 people for $180; that’s like getting two free adult tickets!

Sign up now at  Even if you cannot attend the event, feel free to donate to the cause on the event site!

Please contact us with any questions or concerns at