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Fr. Pfleger Inspires BenU

By Therese Porod Staff Writer   The Center for Civil Leadership brought Fr. Michael Pfleger to Benedictine last Wednesday to speak to the University about becoming active members of society who care for the poor. Pfleger began his inspirational talk with the story of the Good Samaritan, relating it to how he believes our society … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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125th Birthday Benedictine

by Therese Porod Staff Writer On March 2, 1887, the Benedictine monks of St. Procopius Abbey founded Benedictine University. In 2012, the University will celebrate its 125th Anniversary and have the chance to remember their heritage and history. “I think just celebrating our heritage is important and is something that I think we do every … Continue reading