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December 16, 2016

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Kiplinger’s Names Christendom College a 2017 Best Value College

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Christendom College a Best Value College for 2017 in its annual list of the top 300 colleges in the United States. The list, which weighs affordability alongside academic quality, bolsters Christendom’s reputation as the nation’s gold standard for affordable and authentic Catholic liberal arts education. “We pride ourselves on offering a rigorous Catholic liberal arts education at an affordable cost. It is an honor to have this acknowledged so prominently by Kiplinger’s, who have been…

Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition Draws Strong Interest

Applications are currently being reviewed for Christendom’s 2017 Padre Pio Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition, following a strong response to the college’s early action application deadline. The competition is expected to draw high interest again this year, as students compete for the opportunity to study at Christendom for only the cost of room and board. “We had a great response to our early action deadline, and we were consistently impressed by the students who were applying. We’re pleased to offer the Padre…

Christendom Ranked Among Best Schools for Part-Time Job Compensation

Christendom College has been named one of the top schools in the nation for part-time job compensation for students, according to the 2016 Student Loan Report. The report, which was released this week, sheds light on the college’s active role in helping students pay for their education while at Christendom, helping them to eliminate student loan debt during their earliest stages of career development. “College is an expensive and important investment, but we try to make it as affordable as…

Scholar-Athletes Named to 2016 USCAA All-Academic and All-American Teams

The USCAA named seventeen Christendom College student-athletes to their 2016 honors teams this week, with fifteen named to their All-Academic teams and two named to their soccer All-American team. The awards were given to the highest caliber scholar-athletes and best players in the nation for 2016, strengthening Christendom’s growing reputation for producing successful athletes both on the field and in the classroom. Each of Christendom’s fall sports that compete in the USCAA produced honorees — a first for Christendom. The…

Registration Opens for 2017 Experience Christendom Summer Program

Billed as the most popular, well attended, and highly ranked pre-college summer program of its kind, the Experience Christendom Summer Program is hoping to continue its streak of attracting some of the best minds and talent in the nation, and beyond, during the six one-week sessions to be held during June and July 2017. On December 1, registration opened for this unique life-changing program, which most of the participants refer to as “the best week ever.” “Each summer, hundreds of…

Christendom Grad School Welcomes Fr. Thomas Weinandy to Speak on Mystery of Christ

Theologian and prolific author Fr. Thomas Weinandy, OFM Cap., recently delivered a lecture at Christendom College’s Graduate School, speaking on the mystery of Jesus Christ. Engaging a packed lecture hall, Fr. Weinandy spoke on Christ’s humanity with clarity and wit, providing a fitting theological prelude to the season of Advent. Fr. Weinandy, a member of the International Theological Commission and a former faculty member at Oxford, specializes in Christology, Trinitarian theology, Soteriology and philosophical notions of God in the Fathers,…

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Praises Christendom College

Longtime journalist Paul Greenberg wrote glowingly of Christendom College in a recent editorial for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, praising its curriculum for inspiring “a life of faith and reason” in today’s world of increasingly specialized higher education. Arguing for strength amidst today’s “contagious grip of…ideological fashions,” Greenberg discusses Christendom College in relation to an article written by First Things editor R.R. Reno, concerning his visit to Christendom in October for his Major Speaker lecture. After reading the article, Greenberg was impressed…

Student Dances Her Way to Mainland European Irish Dancing Victory

Junior Chloe Herrmann took advantage of her time studying in Rome in a unique way this past weekend: competing in and winning the Mainland European Irish Dancing Championships in Austria. Competing against representatives from countries across Europe, including Germany, Russia, and Poland, Herrmann’s incredible performance also earned her a coveted qualifying spot for the World Championships in Dublin, which will be held this coming spring. Herrmann has been Irish dancing for the past 13 years, making it an important aspect…

Christendom Players Rivet Audiences with The Crucible

The Christendom College Players put audiences through an emotional roller coaster this past weekend, bringing their trademark skill and passion to Arthur Miller’s famed The Crucible. A dark, tragic story revolving around the Salem Witch Trials, The Crucible brought out the best in Christendom’s pool of acting talent, resulting in a haunting production that left audiences cheering and challenged. Packing hundreds into the theater for each of its four performances, The Crucible featured vibrant costumes, exquisite production design, and an…

Liberal Arts Needed Now More Than Ever, According to Forbes

With the nation and the world at large continuing to fall into division and strife, as particularly seen on social media following the recent election, many outlets are looking for solutions to the problems at hand. For Forbes, their solution is a familiar one to Christendom students: a liberal arts education, which allows one to see the world from a multi-faceted view, enabling one to understand others’ opinions and see beyond one perspective. Written by Willard Dix, who covers college admissions…

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