Celebrating 100 years of service 

Join us in commemorating a remarkable milestone as Benerd College reaches its 100th year of shaping minds and fostering academic excellence. Our centennial celebration is a testament to a century of dedicated educators, innovative programs, and a vibrant community that has consistently pushed the boundaries of knowledge and discovery.

As we mark this historic occasion, we invite alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of Benerd College to come together and share in the year festivities. It's an opportunity to reflect on the past, celebrate our present achievements, and set our sights on a bright future. The centennial celebration promises to be a time of reflection, reconnection, and recommitment to our mission of providing a student-centered transformative education experience.

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January 20, 2024
Benerd Centennial Gala

Join us for an unforgettable evening of fine dining, engagement, and a touch of nostalgia as we honor a century of education excellence. This gala is a chance to revel in the rich history of Benerd College while enjoying the company of fellow alumni, faculty, and friends. It's a night to raise a toast to the past, present, and future of this esteemed institution, all while savoring an exquisite dining experience.

Take a look back

Established in 1924, when the university relocated from San Jose, Benerd College has been at the forefront of higher education, consistently delivering a rich and diverse learning experience to countless students. Throughout the years, Benerd College has evolved, adapting to the changing needs of students and society, while remaining committed to its core values of academic excellence, inclusivity, and community engagement.

Join us as we honor our rich history, embrace our dynamic present, and look forward to the boundless possibilities of the next 100 years. The Benerd College Centennial is a testament to the enduring legacy of educational excellence, and we invite you to be part of this momentous occasion as we embark on the next century of making a difference in the lives of students and our broader community.

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