IMAGES: Benedictine Celebrates October

There is more to October than Halloween. Especially at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

There was the St. Benedict Abbey Bavarian Blast (above) …

… along with Oktoberfest on campus.

Camels visited campus this October.

Local kids explored the new 100,000-square-foot STEM building to learn from Spooky Science exhibits.

Students raced beds through the streets of Atchison …

… where the Raven Regiment Marching Band would later lead a parade.

A hayride joined the parade …

… and what would October be without pumpkins?

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Benedictine College

Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is proud to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report as well as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. It has a mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.