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August 30, 2016

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College to Welcome Successful Business Leaders to Campus

Christendom will welcome Gellert Dornay, President and CEO of Axia Home Loans, to campus next Tuesday, September 6, for the first “Life on Tap” networking event of the year. Sponsored by the college’s career and leadership development office, the talk will give students the opportunity to learn the secrets to being both a successful and faithful business leader. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s St. Kilian’s Café, with refreshments provided. Dornay attended Christendom College and the…

Crusader Soccer to Kick Off Season this Week

The men’s and women’s soccer teams kick off their seasons this week, playing their opening matches on Thursday, September 1, and Saturday, September 3, on Crusader Fields. Both teams will aim to continue their streak of winning seasons, with the Crusaders taking on crosstown rival Lord Fairfax Community College at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, and the Lady Crusaders playing Central Penn College at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. Both teams have been training hard in recent weeks, practicing in mini-camps and…

Crusader Sports Teams Prepare for Challenging Fall Season

Christendom’s athletic program launched into action this past week, with all five fall sports teams beginning their training for the upcoming seasons. Under the leadership of their coaching staffs and athletic director Patrick Quest, the teams are aiming to top the great success of last year against some of the nation’s biggest schools, including Duke University. “We had a terrific year in athletics last year, winning incredible games and tournaments. Even more than the games won, our student-athletes showed tremendous…

Christendom Begins New Academic Year with Record Enrollment

Christendom College began its 2016-17 academic year with a record enrollment, bolstered by the new freshmen class of 2020. College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell made the announcement on August 21, during his opening of the academic year address to the student body, where he called on the record 478 students to live out the college’s motto and “restore all things in Christ.” “By your presence here today, you are called and you are summoned to greatness. You have to become…

Christendom Unveils Renovated St. Lawrence Commons

Christendom’s freshly renovated St. Lawrence Commons was unveiled to the college community on Friday, August 19. Complete with a new state of the art serving area, the best possible soundproofing available, a new speaker system, and more, the Commons now provides students, faculty, staff, and visitors with an improved, beautiful location to enjoy fresh meals and deep conversations during their time at Christendom. Vice president of operations Mike Foeckler and his team began planning the renovation last year, after determining…

Christendom’s Dr. Cuddeback to be Featured on EWTN

Christendom’s Dr. John Cuddeback will be featured in a series on friendship for EWTN, beginning this Friday at 11:00 a.m. EST. Working with Johnnette Benkovic, Cuddeback’s series will be a part of her Women of Grace television program, with five episodes being released in the coming weeks. Cuddeback, well known for his book True Friendship: When Virtue Becomes Happiness, will first be seen on Women of Grace this Friday, taking questions from Benkovic and viewers. After his first appearance, Cuddeback…

Experience Christendom Summer Program Sets Record for Best Summer Ever

With its eighteenth summer now complete, the 2016 Experience Christendom Summer Program (ECSP) proved itself to be more popular than ever before, attracting a record-setting 276 participants to campus during the months of June and July. The “best week ever” lived up to its reputation once again, with the participants from all six sessions giving rave reviews, making 2016 both the most popular and the most acclaimed summer for the ECSP yet. “This summer we had the largest attendance in…

College President to Meet with Cardinals, Lead Pilgrims to Rome for Year of Mercy

Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell will lead a pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi this fall, October 28-November 6, to commemorate the final weeks of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Over the course of seven nights in Rome and one in Assisi, O’Donnell will lead guests on tours through some of Italy’s greatest wonders, while also introducing them to several of the Church’s top dignitaries, including Francis Cardinal Arinze, Fr Wojciech Giertych, and George Cardinal Pell. Pope Francis, after granting…

Dates for Fall Open Houses Announced

Christendom College will host two Open House events this fall: Monday, October 10 (Columbus Day) and Friday, November 11 (Veterans Day). Prospective students and their families are invited to attend either event to learn more about what Christendom has to offer, with opportunities to attend classes, tour campus, listen to presentations, and mix and mingle with the college’s renowned faculty and vibrant student body. “We experienced a huge spike in Open House registrations last fall and spring, from families both…

Colleen Harmon Named New Director of Career and Leadership Development

Christendom College recently hired Colleen Harmon as its director of career and leadership development. A former aide in the U.S. House of Representatives, Harmon will bring her innate knowledge of working in Washington, D.C., and other high-level work locations to her role in the career office, helping students find on and off-campus internships, jobs, and working with them to discover their vocations while studying at Christendom. “Colleen’s exceptional background in politics and policy think tanks will help bring a new…

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