Student Life

Our vibrant community is one reason the Colleges of Distinction guide listed Dominican as one of the best places to learn, grow and succeed—and why transfer students feel welcome and energized from their first day on campus.

Student Events

Ethics and Leadership Lecture: Patrick Fitzgerald | October 22

Patrick Fitzgerald, the former U.S. Attorney for Northern Illinois whose prosecutions of organized crime and public corrupation won national acclaim, is the guest of the Brennan School of Business.

Recipe Box Café | October 23

The Recipe Box Café is a café with Nutrition students as cooks and waitstaff. With a professional chef aiding in production the food will be fresh and healthy. 

Siena Center Lecture: "Using Neuroscience to Achieve Moral Perfection" | October 23

Robert Calin-Jageman, assistant professor of psychology and chair of the Dominican's neuroscience department, presents "The Past, Present and Future of Using Neuroscience to Achieve Moral Perfection."

Recipe Box Café | October 30

The Recipe Box Café features healthy menus planned, prepared, and served by nutrition science students in the Quantity Food Production and Service course (NUTR 407). 

Mazzuchelli Lecture: Tina Taylor-Ritzler, PhD | November 05

Tina Taylor-Ritzler, assistant professor of psychology at Dominican, presents "Caritas et Veritas: The Case for Cultural Competence."

Recipe Box Café | November 06

The Recipe Box Café features healthy menus planned, prepared, and served by nutrition science students in the Quantity Food Production and Service course (NUTR 407).

Recipe Box Café | November 13

The Recipe Box Café features healthy menus planned, prepared, and served by nutrition science students in the Quantity Food Production and Service course (NUTR 407). 

DUPAC Presents "Our Town" | November 14

Dominican's Theatre Arts program presents three performances of Thorton Wilder's "Our Town," a timeless drama of life in the mythical village of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire. 

Theatre Arts Presents "The Black Box Experiment" | December 05

Students in Dominican's Advanced Directing Class present scenes from various works that examine the idea of family.

Holiday Concert: Rockapella | December 06

Rockapella, one of the world's most sophisticated, lasting and imitated vocal groups, presents a holiday concert infused with elements of rock, jazz,  R&B and doo-wop.