Christendom College

December 15, 2010

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End of the Year Gifting Has Never Been Easier

Christendom College's support webpage allows the friends, alumni, and benefactors of the College to make a secure donation by using a major credit card or electronic transfer with PayPal. A one time donation can be made at anytime or a reoccurring monthly donation can be set up. Before the end of the year, this is a great way to support Christendom College in our effort to restore all things in Christ. To make your online gift, go to christendom.edu/gift and choose…

Neuroscientist Relies Heavily on his Philosophical Education

This story appears in Instaurare. Subscribe today! “Scientific academia is a pretty atheistic world,” Christendom College Alumnus Phil O’Herron says. “Some people have been really shocked that a seemingly normal person can believe in such a silly thing as God.” A graduate of the class of 2000, O’Herron is a post-doctoral research fellow in neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University. He became interested in how man can know the world from studying philosophy at Christendom. From there, he decided that he wanted…

Catholic Artist David Clayton to Deliver Lecture

David Clayton, a professional Catholic artist, will deliver a lecture on the theology and history of Catholic art at 7pm on Tuesday, December 14 in St. Kilian's Café. Clayton is a graduate of Oxford University, where he gained an M.A. in Materials Science, and Michigan Technological University, where he gained an M.S. in Engineering. He paints and draws in two Christian artistic traditions—Byzantine iconography and Western classical naturalism (training at the Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy). He has…

Faculty and Staff Inspire Board Member

Board member Richard Esposito says that many of the academics he knows are politically correct and get on his nerves — but not the ones he knows from Christendom. In fact, he finds the faculty and staff of Christendom inspiring. "It is always a joy to meet and speak with them," he says. A native of Brooklyn, NY, Esposito is the founder and owner of Lighthouse Wealth Management, LLC, a firm that takes a "holistic" approach to wealth management: providing clear,…

Benefactors Find New Inventive Ways to Contribute to Christendom

Christendom College benefactors, Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kling, of Alexandria, Va., recently discovered a way to provide investment income from a piece of real estate they owned to use for possible health care needs in their future, and at the same time, a way to both avoid payments to Uncle Sam and make a generous gift to Christendom College. The solution they found is called a flip charitable remainder unitrust. “Though income may also be generated for a fixed term…

Christendom Professor Dr. Cuddeback to Deliver Lectures in Annandale, Va.

Dr. John Cuddeback, professor of philosophy at Christendom College, will deliver a two-part lecture series on November 30 and December 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Cuddeback's series is entitled "Wisdom of the Ancients: Natural Reason and the Pursuit of Truth." Cuddeback received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from The Catholic University of America in 1997. He writes and lectures on various topics including virtue, culture, natural law,…

Pianist Jacek Zganiacz to Give Recital at Christendom College

Pianist Jacek Zganiacz will give a recital at Christendom College on Saturday, December 11 at 8 p.m. in the St. Lawrence Commons.  As part of the college's Beato Fra Angelico Fine Arts Series, the performance will be in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Chopin. Zganiacz was born in Poland and, after studies at the prestigious Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice, he came to America to continue his musical studies. He received a Master's Degree at the Julliard…

Christendom’s Admissions Office on the Road this Fall – Posts Record Numbers

[caption id="attachment_5700" align="alignright" width="334"] Associate Director of Admissions Michael Schmitt addresses students during a Senior Visit Day this Fall.[/caption] Even with the increase of ‘friendly competition’ from other solid Catholic colleges and universities, sometimes referred to as the “Newman [Guide] Colleges,” and although the future of the economy is still somewhat uncertain, the Christendom College Admissions Office continues to post record numbers. Total inquiries are up 25% from a year ago and a whopping 250% from two years ago; high…

College to Hold Record Number of Summer Programs in 2011

Christendom's Front Royal campus will be very busy during the summer of 2011. The college has plans to hold four one-week "Experience Christendom" Summer Programs, one one-week Latin Immersion Program, one six-week Graduate School Summer Program, two two-week Vita Consecrata Institute Programs, one one-day Summer Institute Conference, and three to four soccer camps for elementary and high school aged students. The four one-week "Experience Christendom" Summer Programs will be held for rising high school seniors from June 11-18, June 19-26, July 2-9, and July 10-17.…

Christendom to Celebrate Patronal Feast of Christ the King

On Sunday, the Feast of Christ the King, the entire Christendom College community will attend a beautiful Mass offered in Christ the King Chapel at 10am, and will then take part in a Eucharistic Procession around campus. During the Mass, the College community will make a consecration to the Immaculate and Sacred Hearts of Mary and Jesus. A festive champagne brunch will follow the Mass and procession.

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