Christendom College

September 20, 2002

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Christendom College to Host Sacred Art Exhibit

The Beato Fra Angelico Fine Arts Program, under the direction of Dr. Kurt Poterack, is sponsoring Christendom College's Fourth Annual Sacred Art Exhibit, scheduled to run from October 4-13, 2002, in the Chapel Crypt on Christendom's Front Royal, Virginia campus. The exhibit will feature works of art created by over fourteen artists from the Washington Metro area and beyond. Many of the beautiful works of art on display will be available for purchase at the conclusion of the exhibit. Exhibit…

Christendom Ranked Among Top Colleges in US

Christendom College's ranking in the 2003 edition of US News & World Report's "Best Colleges" issue marks the fourth consecutive year that Christendom has been found to be one of the best 217 Liberal Arts colleges in the US. According to the rankings, for the third consecutive year, Christendom College ranked first among all Catholic national liberal arts colleges in America in the category of "least debt incurred by its graduates." The study revealed that the average debt incurred, amongst…

Silver Anniversary Celebrations

Christendom College began celebrating its 25th Anniversary year with many festivities over the weekend of September 13-15, 2002. Opening its doors to 26 students and five faculty members in 1977, Christendom College, now in its twenty-sixth academic year, has over 350 undergraduate students, 180 graduate students, and more than forty faculty members. On September 13, the College community gathered in the Crusader Memorial Gymnasium to attend an Academic Convocation at which Jan Cardinal Schotte, Secretary General to the World Synond…

Christendom Pays Tribute to September 11th Victims

On September 11, 2001, the entire Christendom College community, along with the rest of the world, was shocked and horrified by the terrorist attacks which took place in New York, Washington, DC, and in Pennsylvania. One year later, as the country continues to heal from these devastating attacks, Christendom offered a requiem Mass for the victims and their families and held a flag raising ceremony. During the ceremony, College chaplain Rev. Seamus O’Kielty led the student body in prayer; Dr.…

Christendom Goes to Spain

Under the guidance of Christendom Professors Dr. Jonathan Reyes and Dr. Christopher Blum, 40 people participated in Christendom’s Study Abroad Program: Christendom in Spain. From May 26 to June 15, the group traveled throughout Portugal and Spain, beginning in Fatima and visiting such great Spanish cities as Avila, Toledo, Segovia, Burgos, Madrid, and Salamanca. The directed tour included lectures on Spanish cultural and political history. The participants were able to read one of the greatest plays of the Spanish Golden…

Christendom College Begins Twenty-Sixth Academic Year

When Christendom College first opened its doors on September 14, 1977, twenty-six students saw the vision of Dr. Warren Carroll and enrolled in the College. Now, twenty-five years later, the College has a total of 360 undergraduate students enrolled, making it a ninth consecutive record enrollment year. The increase in the student body this year is partially due to the recently introduced Semester in Rome Program, beginning this semester. On September 19, half of Christendom's Juniors will begin studying just…

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