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February 28, 2014

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Christendom College to Offer Full-Tuition Scholarships to National Merit Scholarship Finalists

All of the 2013-14 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists recently received notification as to whether they were selected as finalists. And Christendom College wants to reward those who were selected as finalists by giving them full-tuition scholarships. "We believe that these finalists will find Christendom's academic program very rewarding, and most certainly very challenging," says Admissions Director Tom McFadden. "Although we have not been able to reward National Merit finalists in the past, we have still attracted a fair number of…

Christendom’s Barbale Named USCAA Player of the Week

[caption id="attachment_2652" align="alignright" width="300"] Barbale shoots a three pointer.[/caption] Today, the USCAA announced that this week’s Women’s Division II Basketball Player of the Week honor goes to Mary Barbale, a junior at Christendom College.  Barbale became the first female player in Christendom College history to score 40 points in a single game.  During the February 17 victory over Central Penn College, Barbale shot 65% from the floor, which also included shooting 73% from behind the arc. Adding to her stat…

Christendom Student Experiences the Universality of the Church in Rome

“None of us will ever forget it as long as we live,” Maria Bonvissuto, of Nashville, Tenn., said of her first encounter with Pope Francis at a general audience during Christendom College’s Junior Semester in Rome Program. Bonvissuto discovered that living in the Eternal City—with such close proximity to the Vatican—not only gave her an intimate view of the earthly center of the Catholic faith, but also deepened her understanding of the church’s universality. Christendom’s Semester in Rome Program, now…

Barbale Makes History Scoring 40 Points in Basketball Season Finale

Led by junior Mary Barbale, the Lady Crusaders of Christendom College enjoyed a victorious end to a winning basketball season as they dismantled the Knights of Central Penn College on February 17. Barbale scored a career-high of 40 points in the game, which included eight three-pointers, contributing to the 76-58 victory. “Mary played tremendously well,” Coach Mike Brown said. “The entire team did a great job defensively, as we have done all year. Bridget McMahon guarded their best player real…

Christendom College Professors Appear in Press

Christendom College history professors, Dr. Christopher Shannon and Prof. Christopher J. Lane, along with philosophy professor, Dr. John Cuddeback, have penned articles that have recently appeared in the press. Writing for Crisis Magazine, Shannon examines the role of Romano Guardini in defining the New Evangelization. Appearing in Crisis as well, Lane explores the rise of Japan’s hidden Christians.  Cuddeback’s article, at Aleteia.org, warns of the dangers of romantic love, if it is not properly ordered and disciplined. Shannon, who currently…

Lady Crusaders Defeat NCAA Division III Trinity University

On February 11, the Lady Crusaders basketball team defeated an NCAA Division III opponent, Trinity University, by a score of 64-60. Celebrating Senior Night, where the Christendom senior players are honored, the team broke an eight-game losing streak against the Washington, D.C., based school. "The game gave an unquestionable stamp of validation for the team this year," Athletics Director Chris Vander Woude said. "With an average loss of almost 17 points per game against Trinity University over the past number…

Christendom College to Hold Career Fair for Local Students

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. On Thursday, February 13, Christendom College will host its annual Career Fair on its Front Royal, Va., campus from 1 to 4 p.m. Over twenty businesses and graduate schools will be present hoping to recruit a Christendom-educated employee or student. “Last year’s inaugural fair drew nineteen exhibitors and over 220 students, and I expect an even greater turnout this year,” says Mike Mochel, Christendom’s Director of Career Development. “It’s going to…

Crusader Round-up: Basketball Teams Back in Action

On January 24, the Crusader basketball team won the first in a series of three wins in a game against local rival Lord Fairfax Community College. The men went on to defeat Appalachian Bible College and Patrick Henry College on January 25 and 29 respectively. Both the men and women's teams headed to Elizabeth City, N.C., on January 31 to play a doubleheader at Mid-Atlantic Christian. The Lady Crusaders earned a victory behind a solid team performance. The men's team…

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