Christendom College

August 31, 2015

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Crusaders Kickoff Soccer Seasons at Home This Week

The Christendom Crusaders kickoff their seasons this week, with both the men’s and women’s soccer teams playing their opening games at home on Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 2, under the new scoreboard on Crusader Fields. Both games begin at 5:00 PM, with the Crusaders squaring off against crosstown rival Lord Fairfax Community College on Tuesday and the Lady Crusaders playing Penn State Mont Alto on Wednesday. Both teams look to continue their streak of winning seasons when they…

Christendom Alumni Make Headlines with National Catholic Register

The alumni of Christendom College are making waves in the field of journalism, with both Peter Jesserer Smith (’09) and Ann Schneible (’04) scoring front-page stories in The National Catholic Register this past week. Smith, who earned his B.A. in philosophy from Christendom in 2009, has been working as the Washington correspondent for the Register since 2013, finding great success ever since. He took the front page of the Register this past week for his timely expose on how pro-life centers, like Stooks’ Life Choices Women’s…

Alumna Reveals the Secret Lessons in Classic Tales with New Book

Thanks to their liberal arts education, which emphasized the importance of writing, many alumni enter the fields of writing, journalism, and publishing with great ease, competence, and success upon graduation. Christendom alumna Jennessa Terraccino recently joined their ranks with the publication of her work The Princess Guide: Faith Lessons from Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty (Servant Books). Using the stories and characters of fairy tales as a guide, Terraccino explores issues important to women today in her work, seeking to inspire…

Successful Christendom Alumni to Return to Campus as Mentors at “Life on Tap”

[caption id="attachment_760" align="alignleft" width="300"] Greg Monroe, director of career and leadership development office, hosts all the Life on Tap events.[/caption] Christendom College’s career and leadership development office will be hosting five networking events this semester as part of the popular “Life on Tap” series, bringing successful alumni to campus to speak with and mentor current students. The “Life on Tap” events will be held on Tuesday evenings throughout the fall semester and will give students the opportunity to learn about…

Alumni in Architecture and Construction to Build Relationships with Students at Life on Tap

The career and leadership development office will host the first “Life on Tap” of the fall semester on Tuesday, September 1, with talks from two Christendom alumni who have successfully established themselves in the world of architecture and construction — Dean Reineking (’09) and Frank O’Reilly (’83). The event will be held in St. Kilian’s Café from 7:30-9:30 p.m., with refreshments provided. “Life on Tap” gives students the unique opportunity to ask questions and seek advice from these alumni mentors,…

New Academic Year Brings Record Enrollment at Christendom College

Christendom College began its 2015-16 academic year with a record enrollment, including a record number of newly admitted students to the college. College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell made the announcement on August 23, during his opening of the academic year address to the student body, where he called on the record 470 students to “dare to be great.” “None of us are here on August 23, 2015, by accident. Each and every one of you in this room is called…

Why Mathematics in the Liberal Arts Tradition Matters

Students at Christendom are equipped for a life of leadership and excellence after their four years at the college, gaining the same liberal arts education received by the saints, scholars, and heroes of the past two-thousand years. Integral to that intellectual formation in the time-tested liberal arts tradition is the study of mathematics — a major recently re-introduced at Christendom that has drawn numerous incoming students to the college. For vice president of academic affairs Dr. Greg Townsend, the subject…

Christendom Class of 2019 Aims to Change the World

This Friday, August 21, Christendom’s incoming class of 2019 arrives on the Front Royal, Va. campus, as the largest class of students in the college’s history. From award-winning artists, nationally-recognized pianists, to all-conference athletes, the members of the historic class of 2019 come from across the United States and Europe, all drawn to Christendom by a common goal: to change the world through a Catholic liberal arts education. Nicole Feldman, hailing from Potomac, Md., is one of many incoming students…

Rugby Captain Reflects on Christendom’s Incredible Season

The excitement and suspense of Christendom rugby is a hallmark of every spring semester at the college, as men from each class join together to grow in camaraderie, virtue, and discipline both on the pitch and outside of it. For senior and co-captain Patrick Audino, Christendom rugby hit a highpoint this past spring with the team’s incredible 7-2 record — a season defined by the crushing defeat of Franciscan University of Steubenville in the annual Shield Rugby Match. Here is…

Christendom Appoints Kelsey Gordon New Assistant Director of Student Activities

Christendom College recently appointed Kelsey Gordon as the new assistant director of student activities. An English language and literature major and history minor from the class of 2015, Gordon will be working closely with the student life office in enhancing the student experience on campus throughout the year, in addition to being the main point of contact for St. Kilian’s Café. The student life office created the new position of assistant director of student activities earlier this year in order…

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