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December 22, 2015

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Dr. Timothy O’Donnell to Join Prominent Catholic College Presidents at Higher Education Conference

Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell will join other prominent Catholic college and university presidents at the Institute of Catholic Culture and Cardinal Newman Society’s Catholic Higher Education Conference on Saturday, January 23 at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington, Va. Held from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the presidents will debate and discuss the current crisis in higher education and how it can be rectified for the next generation. O’Donnell, a consultor to the Pontifical Council on…

Alumni Featured in Print and on SiriusXM Satellite Radio

Alumni of Christendom’s graduate school are making waves in the realms of print and talk radio, with Melissa Maleski (‘14) recently being published in Homiletic & Pastoral Review, while Stephanie Pacheco (’12) will be featured in an upcoming interview on SiriusXM satellite radio. Both have made impacts on the Church since graduating from the college, revealing the widespread value of an M.A. in theological studies from Christendom. Students of varied ages, from early-20’s to retiree age, seek out Christendom’s M.A.…

College Still Accepting Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition Applications

The application deadline for Christendom College’s 2015-16 Padre Pio full-tuition scholarship competition is on January 15, 2016. The competition, which should draw approximately 50 contestants, will award two incoming freshmen a four-year full-tuition scholarship. The competition will be held on Christendom’s campus on February 29, 2016. “This will be an exciting, and steep, competition this year, to say the least. With so many qualified students already accepted to the college, the challenge to select only two candidates will be more…

Christendom College Named a Best Value College by Kiplinger’s

Christendom College has been named a 2016 “Best Value” college by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in its annual exclusive list of the top colleges in the United States. Kiplinger’s made the announcement earlier today, including Christendom due to its outstanding combination of quality and affordability. “We’ve been named to this list year after year by Kiplinger’s, a testament to our affordable and authentic, challenging liberal arts program,” says vice president for enrollment Tom McFadden. Kiplinger’s assesses the value of a college…

New “Freedom Fund” Keeps Christendom Free from Federal Entanglement

As more and more Catholic colleges in the United States accept federal funding, and the dangers of government intrusion that come with it, Christendom College remains committed to its position as the first, and one of the few, Catholic colleges to stay free from federal funding. In order to keep that noble aim alive, the college recently launched the “Freedom Fund” — a means to continue providing federal-free financial aid to the student body. Christendom has rejected federal funding since…

Employers Want Communication, Writing, and Teamwork Skills – All Found in Liberal Arts

Every student who attends college wants to thrive afterwards, armed with an education that should lead to success. According to a recent study by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), however, many colleges are not giving students the skills employers are looking for, namely communication, writing, and teamwork — all integral parts of a Christendom liberal arts education. In a recent presentation at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., the AAC&U showed concern over the broad…

Christendom Opens Registration for Life-Changing Summer Program in Ireland

Christendom College recently began accepting registrations for its highly popular St. Columcille Institute, a three week summer program for college-aged students held in Ireland. Featuring classes in apologetics, Irish history, and literature, the Institute will be held this year from July 22 to August 14. Entering its fourth year, the Institute has drawn students together from across the United States and Ireland each year in a mission both noble and necessary — creating tomorrow’s leaders in the New Evangelization. This…

Nearly 25% of Student Body Protest Planned Parenthood in Mega Shield Event

Nearly 25% of Christendom College’s student body recently gathered at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Silver Spring, Md., for the semesterly “Mega Shield” event — a function of Christendom’s pro-life student group, Shield of Roses. Students, faculty, and staff prayed numerous rosaries and sang Marian hymns as “pro-choice” escorts looked on, bearing witness to the power of prayerful protest in our troubled times. Participants of Shield of Roses, led by sophomores Mary Schneider and Michael Mazzara, drive an hour and…

Benefactor Sees Christendom as Beacon of Hope

The United States is in a state of confusion, with the very notion of marriage and family that the nation was founded upon being “redefined” by media pundits and political parties alike. For many parents, the future seems to be at risk, and they want to ensure that their children are prepared for this uncertain future. Late benefactor Susan Turner shared this same belief nearly twenty years ago, turning to Christendom College for aid — a place she felt offered…

Christendom Alumnus Ben Hatke to Illustrate Reboot of Children’s Classic

From the Zita the Spacegirl trilogy to his latest graphic novel, Little Robot, Christendom alumnus Ben Hatke has shown an immense talent for combining entertaining storytelling with beautiful artwork. His talents will next be showcased in one of his most high-profile projects yet: illustrator for a new Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series, as he helps reboot the beloved 1947 children’s classic. Hatke earned his B.A. in history from Christendom in 2000, and has been combining his passion for art and storytelling ever since. His graphic…

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