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October 31, 2016

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Crusader Rugby Cruises Past William & Mary, Earns Top Seed in Conference Championship

Christendom’s Crusaders rugby squad cruised through the College of William & Mary on Saturday, putting up a lopsided score of 43-19 against the Tribe on an unseasonably warm October day. With the victory, the Crusaders sewed up a near-perfect record for their fall season, finishing 3-0-1 and securing a top seed in the upcoming Cardinals Conference Rugby Championship. The Crusaders traveled down to the Tribe’s home turf for the first time on Saturday, taking on the school for the second…

Christendom Aims for Rugby Win Over Tribe of William & Mary

Christendom’s rugby team will travel down to Colonial Williamsburg to take on the Tribe of the College of William & Mary on Saturday, October 29, at 1:00 p.m. The Crusaders, who are currently ranked #2 in their NSCRO division, will be seeking their third, and final, regular season win of the fall in the match. The match will mark only the second time that the Crusaders have taken on the Tribe in rugby. Since being invited to compete in the…

New Christendom Advancement Office Team Members Ensure High Level of Service

Christendom College recently announced the hiring of Adam Wilson and Susie Twetten as the college’s new Director of Annual Giving and Associate Philanthropy Officer, respectively. Together, the two new hires expand and strengthen the college’s advancement team, which is in the midst of the ambitious $40 million Campaign for Christendom. “These two new hires bring our advancement team at the college to full strength, and put us in a strong position to continue our fundraising growth this year. Adam and…

Wall Street Journal Reports Jobs and Salaries on the Rise for Liberal Arts Grads

Liberal arts majors are in luck. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, employers are eager to hire liberal arts graduates, with employment rates and average salaries higher than in past years. Such a report backs up recent studies and articles from organizations such as Forbes, revealing a greater desire for liberal arts graduates and the communication skills they can bring to an organization. In the WSJ story, author Nikki Waller presents data from the National Association…

Crusader Soccer Set to Wrap Up Seasons This Week

Three months of intense competition is coming to a close, with the Crusader soccer teams set to wrap up their seasons this week. Both will be aiming for strong finishes to their seasons, with the Crusaders playing at home on the 25th and 29th, and the Lady Crusaders playing at home on the 26th and away on the 28th. The Crusaders are rolling into their final two matches on an incredible streak, winning eight of their last nine games. Their…

Forbes Disputes Notion that Liberal Arts Degrees are Useless

The world wants liberal arts students to believe that their majors are useless. Politicians tell them as much on the news almost nightly, causing the widespread belief amongst parents that they must push their children into pursuing more economically savvy careers, such as engineering or business. While these careers are valuable and do pay well, a new report in Forbes disputes the notion that liberal arts majors are useless, and instead argues that they are more valuable to the labor…

Thousands Raised for Scholar-Athletes at Seventh Annual Golf Tournament

Alumni and friends of Christendom College traveled to the Shenandoah Valley this past Friday, October 14, for the seventh annual Thomas S. Vander Woude Memorial Golf Tournament. Held at Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Course, the popular event drew 91 golfers and over thirty sponsors this year, raising $20,000 for Christendom College’s athletic scholarship, the Thomas S. Vander Woude Memorial Scholarship. “The seventh annual Thomas S. Vander Woude Memorial Golf Tournament did not disappoint, and it may have been the best weather…

Alumni Flood Campus for Homecoming 2016

Christendom College welcomed over 300 alumni back to campus for homecoming weekend, held on October 7-9. With packed reunions, exciting sports games, and a special presentation on the college’s current $40 million campaign, the weekend proved to be enjoyable to all. “After spending four incredibly formative years together at this place, it’s so important for alumni to return and reconnect back at Christendom. Seeing so many of them return for this year’s homecoming was both gratifying and exciting, as the…

Inventor of the Artificial Knee Replacement Encourages Students to be Leaders in Today’s Society

Dr. James Sheehan, inventor of the artificial knee replacement system, visited Christendom’s campus on October 12 for the college’s popular “Life on Tap” networking series, giving a talk on how to reinvent the healthcare system and be a true leader in today’s society. Sheehan, one of the world’s leading health entrepreneurs, drew over a hundred students, faculty, and staff to his talk, as he encouraged those present to keep their lives centered on Christ in whatever vocation they choose. “As…

Christendom College Announces Full-Tuition Scholarship Opportunities for Fall of 2017

The application window is now open for Christendom College’s full-tuition scholarship offerings for the fall of 2017. With two avenues available this year, both to national merit scholarship finalists and to Padre Pio Full-Tuition Scholarship finalists, eligible students have a greater opportunity than ever to experience Christendom’s education for only the cost of room and board. “Christendom College has been attracting the best and brightest students in America since its founding, and we want to reward those who truly stand…

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