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Liberal Arts Are “Timeless” According to New Article

Society is in the middle of an unprecedented transformation. Advances in technology have pushed us into the reality of AI, and put what it means to be human under the microscope. While these technological breakthroughs might be putting STEM majors in demand, it's liberal arts majors who are needed now, more than ever, during this time of transformation, according to a new article from Quartz. [caption id="attachment_16038" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Liberal arts leaders can be found throughout the tech industry, and…

Alumnus’ Institute of Catholic Culture Offers Education — Free of Charge

There is a preponderance of evidence pointing toward a serious crisis of faith around the world, thanks to secularization. Even places with deep roots of Catholicism are experiencing difficulties, with fewer Catholics attending Mass and practicing the faith. Thankfully, an alumnus has created a solution: The Institute of Catholic Culture, which offers seminars in Catholic history, philosophy, and theology, all free and available online. [caption id="attachment_16032" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Fr. Hezekias Carnazzo, an alumnus of the college, created the Institute of…

Christendom Sending Missionaries to Ireland, Peru, and Dominican Republic

Many Christendom students will spend their spring breaks traveling abroad on mission trips, helping the impoverished in Ireland, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. [caption id="attachment_16001" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Christendom students will embark on mission trips to Ireland, Peru, and the Dominican Republic over spring break. (Credit: Nicole Feldman)[/caption] This is the nineteenth year of Christendom’s mission trip program, which has sent over a thousand students abroad so far. While students have helped in the Dominican Republic and Peru before, this is…

Basketball Star Comes to Christendom

Everything is bigger in Texas, as the saying goes. Luke Schultz certainly fits that bill. Schultz is 6’11”, and a native of Fredericksburg, Texas, a rural town located in Texas Hill Country. In high school, Schultz was focused on his academics, friendships, and career in basketball. That career in basketball eventually took him to a NCAA Division I state school as a highly anticipated recruit, but Schultz felt called to something more from college. Having visited Christendom’s campus, Schultz knew…

College Offers New Academic Initiatives

In recent years, Christendom has received increased interest from students with very high standardized test scores, who want to immerse themselves in a rigorous program of studies and work closely with faculty members in a collaborative manner. Now, Christendom has instituted a new way of meeting these demands: the Advanced Studies program, highlighted this week in the Arlington Catholic Herald. [caption id="attachment_15982" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Dr. Ben Reinhard (right) helped spearhead Advanced Studies.[/caption] The article details how the new program came…

Full-Tuition Scholarship Makes Christendom Education a Reality

With the cost of college getting higher each year, Christendom is making its education more affordable for families through a number of initiatives. One of the more popular of these initiatives is its annual full-tuition scholarship competition. In past years, the college has awarded two of the best candidates the full-tuition scholarship. This year, there will now be three winners, along with 5 runner ups, with the remaining competitors receiving a scholarship for making the trip to campus to participate.…

Father Miscamble to Detail Historical Ramifications of Notre Dame’s Father Hesburgh

Christendom’s history department will welcome Rev. Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C., to campus this Thursday for a 40th Anniversary lecture this Thursday titled: “Father Hesburgh of Notre Dame: An American Priest Amidst the Challenges of 1968.” The talk, part of the college’s Faith and Reason Lecture Series, will be held in St. Kilian’s Café beginning at 4:00 p.m. [caption id="attachment_15936" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Rev. Wilson Miscamble will deliver a Faith and Reason Series lecture on Thursday, February, February 22.[/caption] Rev. Miscamble is…

Liberal Arts Majors Make Best Nurses

Christendom has a track record of educating its students in a time-tested, liberal arts education that enables its alumni to work in any field possible. Many alumni have chosen to enter the business, law, marketing, education, and financial fields, but the number of alumni who have chosen to enter the medical profession is also on the rise. One need only look to Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia to find at least four Christendom alumni serving on the floors there. Looking…

Cuddeback to Discuss Friendship at FORUM

Christendom philosophy professor Dr. John Cuddeback will lead a discussion on “Friendship: Presence in an Age of Absence” for FORUM Arlington, on Friday, February 16. The discussion, which delves into one of Cuddeback’s areas of expertise, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at FORUM Arlington. [caption id="attachment_15920" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Cuddeback will speak on friendship for FORUM Arlington.[/caption] Cuddeback’s talk will cover what it means to be a friend in today's world and how people can grow in virtue to become better…

Remembering Latin Professor Patrick Duffy

Christendom mourns the loss of Patrick Duffy, who died February 10 at the age of 63.  Duffy taught Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and even Sanscrit at Christendom for fifteen years. The founding chairman of the college’s classical and early Christian studies department, Duffy kept the classics alive on campus with his joyful spirit and love for teaching. Duffy fought a long battle with regulatory arthritis, emphysema, and chronic obstruction pulmonary disease. [caption id="attachment_15910" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Patrick Duffy taught at Christendom for…