Christendom College

March 19, 2003

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Christendom Concludes Capital Campaign

After years of planning and three years of hard work, Christendom College has officially reached its $12 million goal and ended its first-ever capital campaign, The Campaign for Christendom: Advancing Catholic Higher Education. "On behalf of President Timothy O'Donnell, Madame Chairman of the Board of Directors Mrs. Donna Bethell, the volunteers and campaign organizers, and the students who will benefit from the fruits of this capital campaign, I offer the college's sincere thanks to the hundreds of friends and benefactors…

Christendom to Host “An Evening with Chesterton”

Known as "the apostle of common sense," G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) journeys all the way from England to Front Royal, VA, to offer his own unique views on everything from the virtues of things small, whether they be families or pubs, to the evils of things large, whether they be imperialist schemes or socialist states. His timeless thoughts are found in over 100 books, hundreds of poems, five plays, five novels, and some 200 short stories. A man of paradox and…

Christendom Celebrates NDGS Patronal Feast

Over 100 friends and benefactors joined the faculty and staff of Christendom College and its Notre Dame Graduate School (NDGS) to celebrate the Patronal Feast of the Graduate School on March 9, 2003. The actual feast day of the Graduate School is March 25th. Reverend William P. Saunders presented the keynote address at the gala event which was held at the Washington Golf and Country Club in Arlington, Virginia. Fr. Saunders is the former Dean of the Notre Dame Graduate…

Christendom Grads Take Law into Their Own Hands

Twelve Christendom College graduates are currently attending Ave Maria School of Law (www.avemarialaw.edu) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which was founded by Domino’s Pizza founder Thomas Monaghan and opened in the fall of 2000. Greg Aul, Neva (Howes) Hernandez, and Mark Rohlena - all Christendom class of 2000 - were the first Christendom grads to enroll in the school. Andrea Hale (‘01), Angela Pfister (‘98), Gabriel Young (‘01), Kevin Gerrity (‘99), and Christopher Young (‘97) were in the second entering class…

Kate O’Beirne to Talk Politics at Christendom

On April 7, 2003, Kate O'Beirne will deliver the last of Christendom College's 2002-03 Major Speakers Program lectures. The title of her lecture will be "Why Politics Matters," and will begin at 6:30pm in the St. Lawrence Commons. O'Beirne is National Review's Washington Editor. She writes principally about Congress politics and domestic policy. She is a regular on CNN's Capital Gang, appears as a substitute host on CNN's Crossfire and is a featured contributor to CNN's Inside Politics. Before joining…

Senior Class Raises Gift-Giving Bar

Senior Class President Johnny Sower and Student Body President Paul Jalsevac were tossing around ideas for the annual senior gift during the opening days of their last year at Christendom. How were they going to outdo the Class of 2002, which had managed to raise $5,000 to purchase two beautiful angel statues for the altar in the chapel of Christ the King. The two considered building a deck overlooking the river, or having certain areas on campus paved. But they…

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