Christendom College

March 31, 2016

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Crusaders Playing in 50th Annual Cherry Blossom Rugby Tournament in D.C.

Christendom’s highly successful rugby team will travel to nearby Washington, D.C., this weekend to compete in the 50th Annual Cherry Blossom Rugby Tournament. Competing against James Madison University, Salisbury College, and others during the two-day tournament held April 2-3, the Crusaders will play at Rosecroft Raceway beginning at 1:00 p.m on Saturday. The Crusaders have played in the Cherry Blossom Tournament the past few years, earning the top seed in the tournament last year. They will look for their first…

Upcoming Graduates Gain Acceptance to Rigorous Graduate and Nursing Programs

Members of Christendom’s class of 2016 are busy making their post-graduation plans. Some are planning on entering the workforce immediately, while others are choosing to continue their educations. From studying in the Masters Program at Baylor University to enrolling in the accelerated nursing program at George Mason University, a number of this year’s graduating class are excelling beyond their peers and being accepted into some prestigious and competitive academic programs. Over the past few years, Christendom has taken new steps…

Christendom College Adds New Admission Test as Alternative to SAT and ACT

Students interested in attending Christendom College now have an additional standardized testing option – the Classic Learning Test (CLT) – to go along with the standard SAT and ACT tests. The CLT, which utilizes a multiple choice system based on readings from some of the greatest minds of Western Civilization, gives students with a classical education a testing system better suited to their educational strengths. Christendom is one of the first colleges to add this new aptitude test as part…

Alumni in Religious Education Field to Mentor Students at “Life on Tap”

Alumni Joan Watson, Deacon Sabatino Carnazzo, and James Blankenship, all successful alumni in the fields of faith formation and religious education, will reveal the secrets to their success on Tuesday, April 5, in the latest “Life on Tap” networking event. Held at 7:30 p.m. in Christendom’s St. Kilian’s Café, the alumni will give some insights and reflections on their career fields, and will be available for networking with students before and after the event. Refreshments will be provided, and all…

Christendom College to Host Open House on April 25

Christendom College will host an Open House on Monday, April 25, on its Front Royal, Va., campus. Featuring exclusive talks, the chance to experience Christendom’s rigorous liberal arts classes, a tour of campus, and the opportunity to meet and mingle with the college’s faculty, staff, and student body, the event is free of charge and is open to all interested students and their families. “Our college has been recognized repeatedly in the past for our challenging, authentic Catholic liberal arts…

Lady Crusaders Dominate Trinity University in Softball

The Lady Crusaders softball team came out swinging against Trinity University on Tuesday, March 22, crushing the team in a double-header. Playing strong both behind the plate and on the mound, the women’s team dominated from the first pitch to the last under the lights at Bing Crosby Stadium, finishing the night with final scores of 17-0 and 21-3. Taking home field against Trinity, the Crusaders jumped on the board early in the first inning of game, scoring four runs…

Summer Program Counselors Gearing Up for Another Record Year

The counselors for Christendom College’s wildly popular Experience Christendom Summer Program are gearing up for this year’s six sessions, which will be held during the months of June and July. With nearly 300 students expecting to attend the most-popular, well-attended, and highly ranked pre-college summer program of its kind, the counselors, all of whom are current Christendom students, are looking forward to sharing their Christendom experience with this year’s participants, giving all of them an amazing opportunity to discover more…

Planned Parenthood Clinic Protested by Christendom’s Student Body Demolished

[caption id="attachment_7163" align="alignleft" width="350"] Photo Courtesy of LifeSite News[/caption] One of Planned Parenthood’s Washington, D.C., abortion clinics was demolished recently, after closing its doors this past summer. Christendom College’s pro-life student-run group, Shield of Roses, prayerfully protested and counselled women at this location for many years. Planned Parenthood closed the 16th Street clinic last June, claiming that they had grown too large for the current facility. While the organization has announced plans to construct a new clinic in the nation’s…

Students Show Moviemaking Talent in Annual Film Competition

Students packed Christendom’s St. Kilian’s Café this past weekend for the college’s annual film competition, featuring student-made short films inspired by specific decades in movie history. Organized by the college’s Student Life Office, the competition gave students the opportunity to express their moviemaking talents to the college community, resulting in creative and innovative films. The film competition, which is part of the larger campus-wide competition called “Dorm Wars,” brings together some of the college’s most creative minds to write, shoot,…

March Madness: Christendom Sweeps Four Leaf 15s Rugby Tournament in New York City

Christendom College’s rugby team defeated five seasoned college rugby teams to win the 13th Annual Four Leaf 15s Rugby Tournament at Randall’s Island in New York City on March 19. Winning all of their games, the Crusaders blew away expectations and their competitors, raising their season record to 11-3 in the process. The Crusaders, coming off a surprise comeback victory against #12 Duke University two weekends before, began the tournament playing against nationally-recognized Cornell University — a Men’s Division I-AA…

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