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May 27, 2011

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Alumni Nurses Credit Liberal Arts Education for Successful Careers

This story appears in the Summer 2011 issue of Instaurare. Subscribe today! By the year, 2020, it is estimated that there will be a shortage of 800,000 nurses. With people living longer and needing more care, the healthcare field is one industry that seems to be growing, even despite the slow economy. But rather than giving up on a well-rounded liberal arts education, and delving right into earning a healthcare degree, Christendom alumni are thankful that they studied the liberal arts prior to…

Cardinal Arinze and Janet Smith to Speak at One-Day Conference on Bioethics

Christendom will host a one-day conference on Catholic Bioethics on Saturday, July 9, 2011, on its Front Royal, VA, campus. With College President Timothy O'Donnell as emcee, the conference will feature world-renowned theologians Francis Cardinal Arinze, Dr. Janet Smith, Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, and Bishop Robert Morlino, with a Q&A panel of the speakers at the end. Francis Cardinal Arinze is Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. He has served on the Pontifical Council for…

Alumni Help Create “Little Christendoms” Through Teaching

Christendom offers six undergraduate degrees, none of which is a degree in education. Yet, over the past 34 years, a multitude of graduates have entered the field of education—at the primary, secondary, and college levels, teaching everything from religious education to history, math and science to physical education, philosophy to catechetics, and everything in between. The ability to be a good teacher and to effectively hold an audience is oftentimes something that is inherited and based on one’s personality and…

College Honors Bishop James Conley and Dr. Robert George at Commencement Exercises

Christendom College celebrated its commencement weekend on May 13-15 by awarding degrees to 81 graduates, as well as honoring the Most Reverend James Conley, Auxiliary Bishop of Denver, and Dr. Robert P. George, author and professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University. Bishop Conley celebrated the Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 13, and was awarded an honorary doctorate during the commencement exercises on Saturday, May 14. Dr. George was awarded the college's Pro Deo et Patria Medal for Distinguished Service to God and…

Theology Professor Dr. Marshner to Deliver Talk in Alexandria, Va.

Christendom College Theology Professor Dr. William Marshner will give a talk entitled, On Combating Atheism, to young adults on May 16 at 7 p.m. in Alexandria, Va.   Part of the Arlington Diocese's Theology on Tap series, the talk will be held at Pat Troys Restaurant & Pub. Marshner, an eminent Thomistic theologian and ethicist, is a founding professor at Christendom College. He pursued his undergraduate studies at Gettysburg College majoring in Greek. While pursuing a degree at the Yale graduate school,…

Screenwriter and Professor Barbara Nicolosi Reveals Christianity’s Loss of the Beautiful

“The art made by Christians today is not only not beautiful, but tends to be among the ugliest art that mankind is producing,” screenwriter and professor Barbara Nicolosi-Harrington said during her talk to the students and faculty of Christendom College on May 2. Nicolosi’s talk, entitled Why Hollywood Matters, explored the challenges facing Christians in the art of cinema and the art in churches. “We have sacrificed the beautiful to other things,” she said. A professor at Pepperdine University, Nicolosi is…

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

Theology Professor Eric Jenislawski will deliver a two-part lecture series, entitled St. Paul's Galations: Are You Saved?, on May 3 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Annandale, Va. The series, sponsored by The Institute of Catholic Culture, will explain why Catholics can affirm with Protestants that they are justified by faith—but not by faith alone, as Luther taught. Jenislawski teaches courses in Sacred Scripture, Revelation, and Christology at Christendom. He will defend his doctoral thesis concerning biblical…

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