Christendom College

October 16, 2017

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College Experiencing Record Interest; Applications Soar

Christendom’s admissions office met and exceeded its enrollment goals this year, bringing the college’s total enrollment to a record-breaking 493 students – up 27% since 2012.  Coming off a very successful summer, where 288 high school students filled every available spot for the Experience Christendom Summer Program, the admission office expected to have an outstanding recruiting year – but not anywhere as good as it is turning out to be. To date, the admissions office is experiencing a record level…

Christendom Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

Around the world, celebrations are occurring today for the 100th Anniversary of the sixth and last apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, the patroness of Christendom College. The event, which stunned the world in 1917, is still a powerful force of belief for Catholics around the world, and one of the cornerstones of the Faith that permeates through Christendom. On campus, students gathered in Christ the King Chapel for a special midnight Mass, in honor of Our Lady of Fatima.…

Supreme Court Justice Thomas to be Christendom College’s Commencement Speaker

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will be the commencement speaker for Christendom College’s 39th commencement ceremonies, this upcoming May 11-13. [caption id="attachment_14622" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.[/caption] Thomas, the second African-American to join the U.S. Supreme Court, graduated from the College of the Holy Cross and Yale Law School. He became assistant attorney general of the State of Missouri in 1974, before being appointed as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the United State Department of Education in 1981…

Liberal Arts Prepares Students for Nursing and Counseling

The medical field continues to be one of the most popular career options for college students, but how can the liberal arts prepare someone for success in it?  According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC): "As you select a college remember that just as in high school, a good liberal arts education is a key ingredient to becoming a physician. You'll need a strong foundation in mathematics and the sciences that relate most to medicine: biology, general chemistry,…

Alumna Shatters Fundraising Goal for Life

Felicity Fedoryka (’17), the Front Royal Pregnancy Center’s director of donor relations, had an idea – an idea to raise awareness for the center and to raise much-needed funds, while also inspiring those in the community to become an “everyday hero” and understand how their money can impact the lives of the unborn and the women in the local area.  And her idea worked, with the center raising 102% of its annual Walk for Life fundraising goal. Pregnancy resource centers…

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