Christendom College

November 30, 2011

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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…

Christendom College’s 2012 Summer Programs Announced

Each summer, Christendom holds a number of very exciting and informative programs for everyone from high school to graduate school. This coming summer of 2012 will be no different. The College's Admissions Office runs the ever-popular "Experience Christendom" Summer Program for students who will be entering either their junior or senior year of high school next fall. These one-week programs give the students - who come from all across the US - a chance to see what life is really…

Christendom Students Studying in Rome Caught Singing on Streets

Christendom College offers its students the opportunity to live and study for a semester in Rome - The Eternal City - during their Junior year. And each year, approximately 85% of the Juniors take part and spend either the fall or spring semester in the heart of the city, living just minutes from the Vatican. Last week, members of the group were asked to sing at the 5pm Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, after which the group, which was comprised…

Twenty-Five Percent of Student Body Descends on Abortion Clinic in Prayerful Protest

The group, which is one of the college’s longest running groups on campus – started in 1982, just four years after the college’s founding – holds what it calls a “Mega-Shield” event once each semester, with the hopes of attracting as many members of the Christendom College community as possible. Although all Christendom students are pro-life, sometimes encouraging them to wake up early on a Saturday morning – a prime time for catching up on sleep – is a little…

Christendom Players Have Audiences Rolling with Laughter During Room Service

The Christendom College Players performed Room Service on November 11-13.  A comedy about show business, the Players captured the zany humor of the 1930’s Broadway play with colorful characters and witty lines delivered at a breakneck speed. Dr. Patrick Keats, a professor of literature and experienced producer of plays at Christendom College, directed the production and was assisted by College alumna Mary Harrington, as well as students junior Kelly Lawyer and senior Brianna Miller. “The energy of the play’s characters was certainly…

College Works Toward Reaccreditation with Career Development Program

Christendom was first accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in 1987, and was reaccredited in 2002. Now, ten years later, the College will once again prove to SACS that it is maintaining high standards and is working to improve what it offers. This article is the first in a series intended to introduce the extended college community to the concepts and terms involved with this reaccreditation process and to keep all informed about what’s going on…

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