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October 31, 2011

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Christendom College Players to Perform Zany Comedy Room Service

The Christendom College Players will present Room Service on November 11-13 at the Warren County High School Auditorium in Front Royal, Virginia. Room Service, referred to as a "comedy about show business," was one of the most popular Broadway hits of the 1930's.  Featuring a zany plot and characters, the witty lines are often delivered at a breakneck speed. Dr. Patrick Keats, a professor of literature and experienced producer of plays at Christendom College, is directing this production and is assisted by college…

Christendom College Ranked “Best Value” by Kiplinger

Christendom College is once again included in an exclusive ranking of the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation by in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. Kiplinger’s made the announcement earlier this week, including Christendom in its annual list of best values in private institutions, naming the private universities and liberal arts colleges that combine outstanding quality with affordability. “The institutions on Kiplinger’s rankings for best value in private colleges represent schools that provide high-quality academics as well as affordable cost even in these tough times,”…

Author Anthony Esolen Exposes Society’s Misunderstanding of Love

Acclaimed author and professor Dr. Anthony Esolen delivered a talk entitled The Gift of Self: Modern Culture's Impact on Love to the students and faculty at Christendom College on October 24. Part of the college's Major Speakers Program, the talk examined how modern society's understanding of human love has destroyed all sense of mystery and imagination. A professor at Providence College, Esolen explained that society has reduced love to sex, and sex to hygiene—a reduction that has occurred due to a skewed…

Graduate School Professors Earn Highest Degrees

Two Christendom Graduate School professors, Sebastian Carnazzo and Jeremy Sienkiewicz, recently received their doctoral degrees, and a third, Joseph Arias, just received his Licentiate in Sacred Theology degree. Dr. Sebastian Carnazzo’s doctorate is in Biblical Studies from the Catholic University of America. Before attending CUA, Carnazzo earned his Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree from the Christendom Graduate School. He started teaching at Christendom while still a graduate student at CUA, and continues to teach at Christendom’s Summer Program…

Students and Their Families Get an Introduction to College Life at Christendom

Over 80 people – high school students and their families – attended Christendom's Fall Open House this past Monday, October 10. The Family Visit Day event, intended to be an informative open house for local students, drew students from several states, including Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Alabama. The visiting families toured campus, attended classes, spoke with faculty, and heard from the Director of Admissions, Tom McFadden, and a student panel. "Many people already think they know all about Christendom College, and,…

Acclaimed Author Dr. Anthony Esolen To Deliver a Talk

Acclaimed author and professor Dr. Anthony Esolen will deliver a talk, entitled The Gift of Self: Modern Culture's Impact on Love, to the students and faculty at Christendom College on October 24, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. Part of the college's Major Speakers Program, the talk will examine the influence of today's political correctness, entertainment industry, and contemporary trends in parenting and education on the human person. Esolen teaches Renaissance English Literature and the Development of Western Civilization at Providence College. A senior editor for Touchstone: A…

Annual Golf Tournament Boasts Great Success

Christendom College held its 2nd Annual Thomas S. Vander Woude Memorial Golf Tournament on October 7 at the Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club in Front Royal, Va. Kicking-off Homecoming Weekend, the tournament raised over $10,000 for the college's Scholar-Athlete Scholarship. "It was another great success," Athletic Director Chris Vander Woude said. "The beautiful day guaranteed a great time and was enjoyed by all. I can't thank all the participants, sponsors, and volunteers enough for their generous support of the tournament."…

Alumni Artists Share the Light of Christ Through Beauty and Art

Christendom alumni artists are using their formation in the Catholic liberal arts to guide them in their artistic endeavors. They are true artists who play an integral part in creating a culture of life in our society, for they—unlike many artists today—have a proper understanding of what is true, good, and beautiful. “Society needs artists, just as it needs scientists, technicians, workers, professional people, witnesses of the faith, teachers, fathers and mothers,” Blessed Pope John Paul wrote in his Letter…

College President O’Donnell to Deliver Talk in France at Sacred Heart Congress

Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell will deliver a talk at the First Sacred Heart World Congress in Paray-le-Monial, France, on October 7, 2011. His talk, entitled “The History of Devotion to the Sacred Heart: St. Margaret Mary and its Foundation in the Word of God,” will examine the core of Jesus’ person as seen in the Gospels. “It is a great joy and honor to have been asked to address the First Sacred Heart World Congress,” O’Donnell said. “The…

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