Christendom College

March 23, 2010

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Senior Class to Present Mystery Dinner Theater

On April 9-11, the Christendom College Class of 2010 in association with Schenk Foods Company, Inc. will present a Mystery Dinner Theater, Murder at the U.N., at the College’s St. Lawrence Commons. The original script by Senior Brian Gallagher promises to perplex and delight the Sherlock Holmes in everyone. Audiences have enjoyed the “whodunit” fun and laughter that these productions have brought for over ten years. A Mexican fiesta is being planned for the dinner, featuring chicken fajitas and a choice of beer…

Ethicist Paul Voss Tells Students How to Be Successful in the Business World

“The Catholic intellectual tradition is one of the greatest gifts anyone can give you,” business ethicist Paul Voss told students at Christendom College on March 15. His talk, entitled “To Hell and Back: Catholicism, Liberal Arts, and Business Ethics,” explained how the wisdom and ethics of the Catholic intellectual tradition has the ability to shape the future of business for the better. “Whether you’re Catholic or not, the Catholic intellectual tradition provides us with a framework for understanding the complexities…

Dr. Christopher Shannon Publishes Book on Irish-Americans in Film

Christopher Shannon, associate professor of history at Christendom College, has published his latest book, Bowery to Broadway: The American Irish in Classic Hollywood Cinema (University of Scranton Press). “As I began my study, I quickly realized that the Irish were the most represented ethnic group in American film, yet the least represented in film scholarship,” Shannon says. Talk of the Irish in the Golden Age of Hollywood inevitably calls to mind images of John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara in John Ford’s classic…

Young America’s Foundation Ranks Christendom College as Top Conservative College

Christendom College has once again appeared at the top of the Young America’s Foundation’s (YAF) annual listing of its Top Conservative Colleges. YAF’s Top Conservative Colleges is an exclusive list which features 14 institutions that proclaim, through their mission and programs, a dedication to discovering, maintaining, and strengthening the conservative values of their students. The list aims to provide high school students with a ranking system based “on the overall experience that colleges offer,” the YAF states on its website. “Students who are interested in…

Ethicist Dr. Paul J. Voss to Speak at Christendom College

Acclaimed speaker and ethicist Dr. Paul J. Voss will deliver an address entitled, “Ethics and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition,” to the students and faculty of Christendom College on Monday, March 15, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. Voss is the President of Ethikos and an Associate Professor at Georgia State University. A gifted public speaker and award-winning teacher, Voss teaches courses on Shakespeare, Dante, Machiavelli, Business Ethics, and Renaissance Literature. He publishes on a wide variety of topics—for both academic audiences and…

Conservative Leaders, Obenshain and Marshall, Encourage Students to Get Involved in Political Sphere

On March 1, FOX News Commentator Kate Obenshain and Virginia State Delegate Bob Marshall addressed students at Christendom College. The event, hosted by the College Republicans, is the first in a series of Coffee Socials that provide students with an informal setting to meet great conservative leaders and exchange ideas. Obenshain, the Vice President of Young America's Foundation, encouraged students to be active in the political sphere. “Get internships with conservative organizations,” she said. “Come to conferences. It is so…

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