Christendom College

May 31, 2012

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Study Shows Liberal Arts Grads in High Demand

Success is no stranger to Christendom College graduates. They are well educated with a strong moral formation—exactly what every employer is looking for in an employee.  Armed with a liberal arts degree, their communication and analytical skills are powerful tools in the many career fields that they enter. A recent study, published by Millennial Branding, has revealed that companies have discovered the strength of liberal arts majors and are targeting them almost as much as engineering students. The report states…

Career Development Program Ready for Launch this Fall

[caption id="attachment_3596" align="alignright" width="300"] Director of Career Development Mike Mochel chats with students.[/caption] For many, the idea of attending a liberal arts college may seem like a waste of time and money. These same people believe that, in order to achieve success in today’s ever-changing job market, it is imperative to earn a so-called “useful” degree, one that is narrowly focused and job specific. And then there are others who believe that earning a liberal arts degree—one that gives a…

Graduate Students Work on Suárez Translation

This spring, students of Latin at Christendom’s Graduate School in Alexandria, VA, collaborated with theology professor Dr. RJ Matava on a translation of Francisco Suárez’s Disputation 8, which —until now—had never been translated into English. These metaphysical disputations on truth and falsity were translated as part of an elective Latin course requested by the students. “The dedication and enthusiasm of these students is truly outstanding,” Matava said. “Seeing there was more to learn after a course in Latin last fall,…

College Graduates Largest Class in History; Honors Rev. Kenneth Baker and Mother Agnes Mary Donovan

Christendom College celebrated its commencement weekend on May 11-13 by awarding degrees to the 100 graduates of its largest class in history, as well as honoring Rev. Kenneth Baker, S.J., editor emeritus of Homiletic & Pastoral Review, and Mother Agnes Mary Donovan, S.V., Founder of the Sisters of Life. Rev. Baker celebrated the Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 11, and was awarded an honorary doctorate during the commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12. Mother Agnes Mary was awarded the college's…

Political Science Professors Luckey and Bersnak Appear in the Press

[caption id="attachment_4617" align="alignright" width="350"] Dr. William Luckey and Prof. Bracy Bersnak[/caption] Christendom College Political Science & Economics Professors Dr. William Luckey and P. Bracy Bersnak have penned articles that have recently appeared the press. Writing for Homiletic & Pastoral Review, Luckey examines the “Exultet,” a very lengthy, yet beautiful, proclamation of the resurrection of Christ at Easter. Bersnak’s article, in The American Spectator, tackles Europe’s economic crisis from a historical standpoint. Luckey who holds advanced degrees in business, economics, politics,…

Five Baseball Players Make National All-Academic Team

[caption id="attachment_4620" align="alignleft" width="350"] All-Academic Team Member Charlie Rollino[/caption] Five Christendom College baseball athletes were nominated for the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National All-Academic Team. The athletes met or exceeded the required minimum of a 3.5 GPA during a season in which the team won the Eastern States Baseball League Championship. Senior David McWhirter, juniors Nicholas Blank, Mike Bobrowski and Charlie Rollino, along with sophomore Matt Speer, all made the All Academic Team. “We are very proud of…

History Professor Dr. Adam Schwartz’s Book Goes Paperback

Associate Professor of History Dr. Adam Schwartz has recently seen the publication of his book, The Third Spring: G.K. Chesterton, Graham Greene, Christopher Dawson, and David Jones in a paperback edition by The Catholic University of America Press. “It was a very pleasant surprise,” Schwartz says of the issuance of his study in paperback. “Most academic titles do not make it to paperback these days, so I am very flattered, and humbled, by the press’ regard for my work. I…

Theology Professor Mary Stanford to Speak at Arlington Theology on Tap

Christendom College Professor of Theology Mary Stanford will give a talk entitled, “Giving or Taking? Contraception and the Human Person,” to young adults on May 14 at 7 p.m. in Alexandria, Va.   Part of the Arlington Diocese's Theology on Tap series, the talk will be held at Pat Troy’s Ireland’s Own Restaurant & Pub. Prof. Mary Stanford completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Dallas and earned an M.T.S. from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on…

Christendom Students Entertain and Raise over $7,000 for Senior Class Gift

Christendom College’s senior class raised over $7,000 for its class gift at the annual Mystery Dinner Theatre, held on campus April 27-28.  The dinner and play production, entitled Lights! Camera! Murder!, was set in Hollywood and was written by seniors Molly Morey and Tim Ginski, and directed by senior Meghan Kelly.  The play kept the audience laughing as it showcased Christendom’s dramatic and comedic talent. “It really was a pleasure to join Meghan and Tim in the writing and directing…

Graduate School Offers Intensive Two-Week Greek Language Course

The Christendom’s Graduate School will host an intensive two-week course on the Greek language May 21-June 1, 2012. The course, taught by Dr. Sebastian A. Carnazzo, will enable participants to read some of the simpler passages in the New Testament in the original Greek. The course will be taught using the Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS) method, the most cutting-edge and sophisticated method of language acquisition. Participants will learn Greek naturally, conversationally, with stories, and by watching and…

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