Christendom College

December 21, 2011

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College Launches New Versatile Giving Webpage

Christendom College launched a new comprehensive giving webpage that makes online giving easy and intuitive for everyone. The new page provides a host of payment and giving options in one user-friendly location. There is no need to create an account and all the information is entered on one page in a secure form at christendom.edu/gift. "The new donation form is much more versatile," says the College's Director of Development Operations, Paul Jalsevac. "Donors now have the opportunity to increase the impact…

College Ranked as One of Kiplinger’s Top 10 Private Colleges

Christendom College has been included in Kiplinger's exclusive list of the Top 10 Private Colleges with the Lowest Sticker Price. The magazine, which recently ranked Christendom as a "best value" among the nation's private institutions, ranked the college as third in the nation for its high-quality academics and affordable cost. “You don’t have to pay a fortune—or rely on financial aid—to attend a top-quality private college or university,” Kiplinger’s website states. The site features a photo of the college's library on its homepage as well as…

Vietnamese Priest Finds Home at Graduate School

This semester the Graduate School welcomed a new student wearing a Roman collar who traveled halfway across the world to study at the school based in Alexandria, Va. Fr. Andrew Phu Vinh Luong began his MA studies this September at the request of his bishop, the Most Reverend Paul Nguyen Thanh Hoan of the diocese of Phan Thiet, Vietnam. Fr. Andrew is answering the call to earn a master’s degree in Catechetics so that he can help shape catechetical formation…

Lady Crusaders Volleyball Dominates the Fall Semester

Last year, under first-year head coach and Philosophy professor Mr. Mike Brown, the Lady Crusaders volleyball team completed their first-ever winning season. This year, the team continued to improve and finished the season with an impressive 13-4 record. “When we won our first two games against Division III opponents, I thought this might be a pretty special season,” Coach Brown said. He certainly was right. Not only did the Lady Crusaders win their first two games, they finished the season…

College President O’Donnell Addresses Pontifical Council, Meets Pope

Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O'Donnell delivered an address during the 20th Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Family in Rome, Italy. Held November 29-December 1, the assembly examined Blessed Pope John Paul II's Apostolic Exhortation Familiaris Consortio and the challenges facing the family today. O'Donnell's address was well received by church hierarchy and members of the Council and on the final day he was able meet with Pope Benedict XVI once again. "It was a great experience to once…

Christendom Launches New College Gear and Apparel Stores

Christendom College has launched two new online stores featuring official college merchandise, a Gear Shop and a Sportswear Store.  The Gear Shop offers mugs, bags, and more and the Sportswear Store offers a wide range of customizable clothing and apparel. “We are very excited about these shops,” Assistant Director of Marketing Niall O’Donnell says. “Students, alumni, and friends of the college will finally have a place to go to when they want products that show their school pride. The sites can…

Theology Professor Jenislawski to Deliver Lecture Series in Reston, Va.

Theology Professor Eric Jenislawski will deliver a two-part lecture series, entitled Visions of God: The Story of the Minor Prophets, on December 4 and 11 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas á Becket Catholic Church in Reston, Va. The series, sponsored by The Institute of Catholic Culture, will examine the twelve shorter prophetic works of the Old Testament. Jenislawski teaches courses in Sacred Scripture, Revelation, and Christology at Christendom College. He is near completion of his doctoral thesis concerning biblical interpretation…

Author Dr. Andrew Yuengert Exposes the Conflict Between Aristotle and Economists

Author and Economist Dr. Andrew M. Yuengert delivered a lecture entitled Prudence and Economic Models of Choice at Christendom College on November 30. Yuengert explained that there are things in the Aristotelian account of human behavior that cannot be captured in the formulaic approach of economists. Yuengert, a Professor of Economics at Pepperdine University, holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University. Before coming to Pepperdine, he was a research…

Seven Students Win 2011 USCAA All-Academic Award

The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) awarded seven Christendom College students the Fall 2011 USCAA All-Academic Award for excellence on and off the court or field. These students maintained above a 3.5 GPA and showed skill and leadership in their sports. “These individuals stand as a great example of what is possible here at Christendom,” Christendom’s Athletic Director Chris Vander Woude said. “Students can achieve excellence in the classroom in addition to playing an important role on their individual…

Dr. Andrew M. Yuengert to Deliver Lecture on Economics

Dr. Andrew M. Yuengert will deliver a lecture entitled Prudence and Economic Models of Choice in St. Thomas Aquinas Hall at Christendom College on Wednesday, November 30 at 4:15 p.m. Yuengert is a Professor of Economics at Seaver College, Pepperdine University and holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University. He has taught economics at Pepperdine for sixteen years. Before coming to Pepperdine, he was a research economist at the Federal Reserve…

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