2007
Educare Ball raises money to benefit student scholarships at Benedictine

Educare Ball raises money to benefit student scholarships at Benedictine
October 15, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Benedictine University’s 42nd annual Educare Scholarship Ball will be held on Saturday, November 3 at the Krasa Student Center on the University campus. The Educare Scholarship Ball is the University’s largest fundraiser of the year. All proceeds from the event go directly to the University’s scholarship fund. Last year’s Ball raised more than $150,000 for student scholarships. This year’s theme is “Safari – An Education Expedition” celebrating Benedictine University’s commitment to breaking new ground in education and exploring ways to bring its programs to new audiences throughout Illinois. Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception in the Fireside Lounge. Dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. A silent auction, music and dancing will complete the evening’s program. For more information about the 42nd annual Educare Scholarship Ball, call Debbie Smith at (630) 829-6080.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.