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September 30, 2015

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At Christendom College, Pam Stenzel to Discuss Importance of Chastity for Culture of Life

Internationally recognized speaker Pam Stenzel will deliver a talk titled “Chastity: The Foundation for Building Strong Families and a Culture of Life” to the Christendom College community on Monday, October 5. Part of the college’s Major Speakers Program, the talk will begin at 7:15 pm in St. Lawrence Commons. Stenzel is the founder of Enlighten Communications, Inc., author of the internationally used public school curricula “Abstinence by Choice” and “Building Healthy Relationships,” and is regarded as one of the country’s…

Christendom to Break Ground on New Residence Hall Over Homecoming Weekend

Christendom College will break ground on a new women’s residence hall, St. Clare’s, on October 10 at 5:30 p.m. While many colleges are finding it difficult to find enough students to fill their beds and have seen their enrollments shrinking, Christendom College has seen a 21% growth in enrollment since 2012. Due to this tremendous growth, the college needs to expand its housing capacity to accommodate future growth. St. Clare’s will be constructed in the area behind St. Edmund Campion…

Senior Class Raises $1000 for College with Benefit Concert

The Christendom College Class of 2016 presented the annual senior benefit concert on September 18, featuring the very best of Christendom’s vibrant musical community. Performing to raise funds for the annual senior class gift, students helped raise over $1000 — a new record for the senior benefit concert, all of which will be given back to the college at the end of the academic year. Held during Parents’ Weekend, the concert drew a packed audience of families, faculty, staff, and…

Crusader Athletics Take Top Spots in USCAA Rankings

The Christendom Crusaders leapt into the USCAA national rankings this past week, with the men’s and women’s soccer teams taking top spots in the first rankings from the national association. With a combined 10-1-2 record between the two teams so far, the women’s team took the #8 spot and the men’s team took the #11 spot in the national rankings. The men’s team has lit up the scoreboard so far this season, scoring a combined forty-seven goals in eight games…

Christendom’s Alumni Find Great Success in Field of Education

Emma Boyle (’09), history department chair at Saint John Paul the Great High School, Christine Nussio (’12), history teacher at Oakcrest School, and Kelly Lawyer (’13), Latin teacher at Oak Hill Christian School, were the featured speakers for the latest “Life on Tap,” organized by the career and leadership development office and held in St. Kilian’s Café on September 22. Over fifty students, faculty, and staff turned out to hear these talented alumni discuss how a Christendom education, with its…

Christendom Press to Celebrate Release of New Book

Dr. Christopher Blum, professor and academic dean of the Augustine Institute, will deliver a public lecture titled “Old Books against the New Slavery: Newman's Ideal Today” at St. John the Beloved Church in McLean, Va. on October 8, as part of the launch party for his latest book from Christendom Press: Rejoicing in the Truth: Wisdom and the Educator’s Craft. Directly following the talk, which will be given after the 6:00 pm Mass, Christendom Press will host a reception and book…

Christendom Alumna Marie Miller to Perform for Pope Francis

When hundreds of thousands arrive in Philadelphia this weekend for Pope Francis’ visit, they will see one of Christendom’s own performing on stage: alumna Marie Miller. Miller is one of the main performers at the Festival of Families on Saturday, September 26. When she hits the stage, Miller will join actor Mark Wahlberg, comedian Jim Gaffigan, and musical acts Aretha Franklin, Andrea Bocelli, and the Fray. Her biggest guest will be joining her on stage as well, Pope Francis, with…

Crusader Soccer Teams Continue Domination at Home and Away

The Christendom Crusaders and Lady Crusaders refuse to lose this year while on the soccer field. This past weekend, both teams racked up even more victories, both at home and on the road. Playing in front of a packed crowd on Friday, September 18, the Crusaders soccer team quickly jumped on the board against Appalachian Bible College in the first half, thanks to goals from James Miller and James Salmon, two of the team’s leading scorers. Salmon ended the game…

Christendom College to Hold Sixth Annual Golf Tournament

Christendom will hold its sixth annual Thomas S. Vander Woude Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, October 9 at the Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club in Front Royal, Va. The tournament, which marks the start of Christendom's annual Homecoming Weekend festivities, raises funds for the Thomas S. Vander Woude Athletic Scholarship. Participants will enjoy a day full of golf, a BBQ luncheon, and the chance to compete against fellow alumni at the beautiful Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club, ranked by Golfweek Magazine as…

Alumni in Education to Teach Students 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] The career and leadership development office will host the next “Life on Tap” of the fall semester on Tuesday, September 22, with talks from three Christendom alumni who have successfully established themselves in the world of education and teaching—Emma Boyle (’09), Kelly Lawyer (’13), and Christine Nussio (’12) . The event will be held in St. Kilian’s Café from 7:30-9:30…

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