Christendom College

October 23, 2001

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Paul Jalsevac, The Wonder Boy, Comes Back!

On March 4, 2001, Paul Jalsevac, a Christendom College sophomore, was involved in a serious car accident on his way back to campus. Paul was taken to the local hospital, Warren Memorial Hospital, where it was determined that his liver had been cut in half. In fact, the doctors there said that it was the toughest case they could remember in the hospital's history. Paul was operated on and then stabilized. Due to the extreme nature of his injuries, he…

Christendom College Breaks Ground for $6 Million Library

On October 7, 2001, the Feast of the Holy Rosary, after renewing its consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, ceremonially broke ground for its new 39,000 sq. ft. St. John the Evangelist Library. Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell, Founding President Dr. Warren Carroll, VP for Development John Ciskanik, College Librarian Andrew Armstrong, Board Member Robert Scrivener, Petrine Construction President Frank O'Reilly, and library Architect Jim O'Brien…

Computer Services Department Upgrades Performance

Douglas Briggs, Computer Services Manager, has been a one-man show in managing the growth of the computer services at the College for the past fifteen years. But due to the growth of the student population and the increased number of faculty and staff, Nat Lloyd, a self-proclaimed “techie,” and a 1997 graduate of Boston University, was recently hired to assist Briggs with his services. Formerly an Anglican, Nat converted to Catholicism on the feast of the Epiphany in 2001. Nat’s…

Christendom Announces New Chairman of the Board

After serving as Christendom College's Chairman of the Board of Directors for nearly fourteen years, J. Laurence McCarty recently resigned his position. "I have been here [at Christendom] when we were broke and bankrupt; when there seemed to be no hope of survival; when we didn't know from where the next dollar was coming. I have seen us build a beautiful campus and stand at the threshold of completing it fully. We have a growing endowment fund and more students…

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