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January 31, 2008

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Dr. Warren Carroll Launches Spring Lecture Series

Christendom College’s Founding President Dr. Warren H. Carroll delivered a lecture entitled, "Bonnie Prince Charlie” to the college community on January 28. The lecture launched what will be a series of history lectures over subsequent months. "He was the last Catholic king of the English-speaking peoples and the last native king of the British family,'" Carroll said at the beginning of his lecture. "The history of the world would have been changed of all present recognition if Charlie had won,…

Christendom College to Host Annual Discernment Weekend

Christendom College will host its Annual Discernment Weekend on February 8-10. The weekend will focus on priestly, religious, married, and single-life vocations. “This is the second year that we’ve had this new form of Discernment Weekend,” Career Development Director Tom McGraw said. “Close to ten percent of Christendom alumni have entered the priesthood or religious life, but that means that 90 percent of them don’t.  As a result, we now feature several talks on the married life as well. This…

Christendom Recognized in Top Ten Conservative College List

Christendom College has once again been ranked by the Young America’s Foundation (YAF) as one of America’s Top Ten Conservative Colleges. The Herndon, Va. based group made the announcement late last week. This is the fourth consecutive year that Christendom has been recognized for its conservatism by the YAF. “A wide variety of rankings exist for the market of American colleges and universities,” YAF’s report states. “Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases its ‘America’s Best Colleges’ edition. The…

Students Meet with President Bush and March for Life

Fifty Christendom College students attended a breakfast in honor of the Annual March for Life hosted by President George W. Bush at the White House on January 22. After the breakfast the group joined the rest of Christendom’s entire student body and the many thousands of pro-lifers at the March for Life. Braving the cold weather, students rallied on the Mall facing Capitol Hill. “It was very invigorating to see so many people stand together—people who fight with all their…

Announcing the 10th Annual High School Summer Program

Christendom College’s annual summer program for rising High School Seniors will be held on its Front Royal, Virginia, campus in two different sessions from June 22 to 29 (one-week) and from July 6 to July 19 (two-week). The program, now in its tenth year, gives rising high school seniors the opportunity to experience life as a student at an authentically Catholic college, where they will be fully immersed into a fully Catholic atmosphere where academics, friendship, culture, and fun are…

Entire Student Body of Christendom College to March for Life

This January 22, the entire student body of Christendom College, as well as members of the faculty and staff, will join the hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans at the 35th Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Christendom has cancelled classes for the day and the Student Activities Council has charted buses to transport over 400 people from its Front Royal, Virginia campus. The theme of this year's March for Life is "Build Unity on the Life Principles throughout…

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