The Red Thread defines the uniqueness of Benedictine University. It connects us through academic, professional and social interactions. It etches into the fabric of our existence the mission and values we’ve honored since 1887.
The Red Thread binds our collective cultures and experiences—tying us together as one family.
We invite you to take hold of the Red Thread of Benedictine University. And together, we will create a vibrant future.
The Red Thread is encouraged to be at the forefront of your mind when writing material for Benedictine University, but only use the words and phrases below if they flow naturally in what you are writing.
Our goal is to pick up the thread and continue the extraordinary tapestry of this institution. We humbly yet intently will stitch together and adorn our mission through faculty, staff, alumni, current students, and future students not yet born. Together, creating a vibrant future.
Use some of these creative words/phrases below to get you started:
“Drawing from our Benedictine hallmarks, we’ve stitched together an environment that encourages collaboration, self-growth and an appreciation of unique perspectives.”
“Our differences ground us, weave us together, and open our hearts and minds to truly unique educational experiences.”
“Whatever your appetite for adventure, Benedictine interlaces ample opportunities to create, explore, learn and grow.”
“Our intimate campus is woven together by a close-knit community of faculty and staff that knows you by name and mentor you through graduation. They take a personal interest in your success.”