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January 29, 2016

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Christendom’s Dr. Marshner to Explain the Apostolic Age

Christendom College founding faculty member Dr. William H. Marshner will teach a four-week course entitled “Patristics 101: The Apostolic Age,” starting February 4 and ending February 25. Sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture, Marshner’s course will be held on Thursday nights at 7:00 pm at Holy Spirit Church Hall in Annandale, Va. Marshner’s course will provide a study of the first generation of Christians who lived after the Ascension of the Lord. Called the “age of the Apostolic Fathers,”…

Christendom Launches Redesigned Website

Christendom College took a technological step forward this past week, launching a completely redesigned website on Thursday, January 28. Featuring a fresh, elegant design and the latest in responsive technology, the website will help prospective and current students discover everything they wish to know about Christendom in an easy, accessible manner, whether they are on a desktop or mobile device. “The new website will give visitors the full Christendom digital experience, whether they are looking for news, information on our…

Political Figures to Mentor Christendom Students, Give Them Edge in Politics this Spring

Christendom College will welcome notable political speakers to campus this spring, as part of the college’s politics practica program. Featuring mayors, former U.S. Senate staff members, and congressional delegates, the program will give students the opportunity to network and learn from valuable political resources while still at college, giving them the edge in the political realm post-graduation. Christendom’s politics practica program has been a unique feature of the college’s political science and economics department for many years, giving students the…

Why Losing the Powerball is Good, According to Christendom’s Dr. Cuddeback

While many were lamenting not winning the Powerball jackpot last week, Christendom’s Dr. John Cuddeback has a different perspective on the lottery altogether. In a new article for Crisis Magazine, Cuddeback points out the dangers of gaining money solely by chance, giving last week’s “losers” the opportunity to reflect on why losing the Powerball is actually a reason for joy. In the article, Cuddeback points out that wealth usually comes to people as compensation for labor. This is a fitting means…

Successful Alumni to Mentor Students at Acclaimed “Life on Tap” Series

Christendom College’s popular “Life on Tap” alumni networking series will return to campus this spring, with five new events hosted by the college’s career and leadership development office. Held on Tuesday evenings in St. Kilian’s Cafe, “Life on Tap” gives students the opportunity to learn about a variety of professions and how their liberal arts educations can help them excel after graduation. Entering its fourth semester, “Life on Tap” has brought back successful alumni in the fields of business, technology,…

Christendom Begins 2016 with Record Spring Enrollment

  Christendom College kicked off its Spring semester on Monday, January 18, with a record spring enrollment. College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell made the announcement during his opening address to the student body, where he called on the record number of students to be “bearers of wisdom” in an increasingly secular world. “You, as students here, are called to greatness, and are, through your education here, bearers of wisdom,” said O’Donnell. “I think each and every one of you here…

Crusaders Return to Field and Court with Exciting Spring Seasons

The excitement, suspense, and cheering crowds that accompany Crusader sports will return to Christendom in the coming weeks, with the return of basketball, softball, and rugby to the school’s athletic facilities. Aiming to top their banner 2015 year, the athletic teams will welcome new players and old rivals to campus this spring, beginning next week on January 23. 2015 marked one of the greatest years for athletics in Christendom history, with new trophies and sports decorating the athletic program. Over…

Christendom Enriches Junior Semester in Rome Program

Christendom College recently enhanced the academic curriculum for its Junior Semester in Rome Program, one of the most highly acclaimed aspects of Christendom’s liberal arts education. First experienced by juniors at the college this past fall, the enriched curriculum will further augment every student’s time in Rome, taking them deeper into the language, culture, and history of the city as they study in the Heart of the Church. Christendom inaugurated the Junior Semester in Rome Program in 2002, for the…

Christendom Takes Part in Pope Francis’ Visit to America

Pope Francis’ visit to the United States this past fall was felt in every corner of the world, as his messages of love and the importance of family spread from Washington, D.C. to New York, to Philadelphia, and beyond. Christendom College was blessed to play a small part in the Pope’s first visit to the U.S., welcoming him to our country at Andrews Air Force Base and wishing him a farewell at his final Mass in Philadelphia. College president Dr.…

Christendom Press’ “Past as Pilgrimage” Causes Students to See History Through Eyes of the Church

Christendom Press’ The Past as Pilgrimage received new acclaim from the National Catholic Register this past weekend, as seen in an exclusive interview with authors Dr. Christopher Shannon, chair of Christendom College’s history department, and Dr. Christopher Blum, former Christendom professor and academic dean at the Augustine Institute. Calling the work “compelling,” the Register stressed the importance of a Catholic education in history and highlighted the value of such an education from Christendom College. Released to critical acclaim in the fall of 2014, The Past as Pilgrimage:…

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