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July 28, 2008

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ISI College Guide Lists Christendom College as One of the Nation’s Best

Christendom College is once again included in the Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s Choosing the Right College:The Whole Truth About America's Top Schools. This sixth edition of the guide provides an independent, truthful assessment of what is really happening at the top 134 colleges in the nation and also provides specific advice on which professors to seek out. “The guide has become the most valuable and trusted college guide on the market for students seeking a genuine liberal education,” ISI’s website states. According…

Student Recognized as a Marion G. Wells Honors Fellow

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI), a national educational organization headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, recently selected James Tillman, studying Philosophy at Christendom College, as a Marion G. Wells Honors Fellow, one of 50 Honors Fellows selected for the 2008-2009 academic year. Each year, ISI’s prestigious Honors Program selects the nation’s most talented undergraduates to participate in a yearlong program of educational enrichment. Tillman recently, along with fellow classmate John Jalsevac, won ISI’s annual international essay contest. Tillman placed first, while Jalsevac…

Students Grow in Faith at “Experience Christendom” Summer Program

“It’s easy to do what is comfortable and to crumble under peer pressure than to go against the flow,” Prof. Benjamin Akers told the high school students of Christendom College’s “Experience Christendom” Summer Program.  The program, which brought 108 students from across the United States and Europe to the Shenandoah Valley, held two different sessions, one from June 22 to 29 and the other from July 6 to July 19. “Dead fish go with the flow,” Akers continued. “Living fish…

Archbishop Burke Appointed Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura

The Vatican announced last week that Pope Benedict XVI has appointed St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke as Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura in Rome. On June 27, the pope made the announcement that His Excellency would be replacing Cardinal Agostino Vallini. “Archbishop Burke is a very great and holy man,” College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell said. “The entire College community is delighted to hear of his appointment. Though we will miss him in the U.S., I hope our Rome campus…

Students Immersed in Living Latin at Christendom College

Christendom College held its inaugural Latin Immersion Program for twenty-six high school aged students on its Front Royal, Virginia, campus from June 8-14. Christendom Classics Professor Mark Clark and Professor David Morgan of Furman University taught students in the intensive Latin course, using the same method that modern language immersion programs use, as well as the Latin teaching traditions of the Church. Students found the program to be very challenging, yet at the close of the one-week program, the students…

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