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Crusaders Earn Spot in 2018 Rugby National Championship

Crusader rugby will return to the NSCRO National Championship, after resoundingly earning a berth in the Central East 7s Qualifier tournament. Sweeping through their opponents, Christendom earned their spot amongst the best teams in the nation and will look to defend their 2017 National Championship this June. [caption id="attachment_16490" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The Crusaders will aim to defend their National title this June in Philadelphia.[/caption] Christendom arrived at Founders Field in Cheswick, Pennsylvania, after taking 3rd in an NSCRO 7s qualifier…

Students Join with Local Bishop to Pray for End to Abortion

Christendom students joined Diocese of Arlington Bishop Michael Burbidge to protest the evils of abortion this past weekend, as part of the college’s annual spring Mega Shield event. Praying outside of an abortion clinic in Falls Church, Virginia, the students and the bishop prayed rosaries and more on Saturday morning, offering a prayerful witness to all present. [caption id="attachment_16473" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Dozens of students, faculty, and staff prayed for an end to abortion at Mega Shield.[/caption] Christendom’s Shield of Roses…

Christendom Sets a Standard for Catholic Colleges, according to Newman Guide

Christendom College has been named a top college by the Cardinal Newman Society in the new 2018-19 edition of The Newman Guide for Choosing a Catholic College. The Guide, which recommends only 17 residential U.S. Catholic colleges, says Christendom “sets a standard for fidelity and traditional education against which other Catholic liberal arts colleges are measured.” “The two words that best describe Christendom College are Catholic and traditional, in the very best sense of both words,” says the Guide. “On the…

Alumni Raise Nearly $400,000 on First Giving Day

Christendom alumni raised close to $400,000 in new monthly donations for the college in its first annual alumni giving day. Generating over 700 monthly donors for the newly created Carroll Fund, the funds will go towards supporting financial aid, counseling and spiritual development, career services, athletics, and faculty and staff salaries. [caption id="attachment_16458" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Giving Day resulted in close to $400,000 raised for the college.[/caption] “When we started developing the idea of an alumni giving day in honor of…

Christendom College Creates Vice President of Finance and Special Outreach Role, Welcomes New Executive Vice President

Christendom College is pleased to announce that it has created a new Vice President of Finance and Special Outreach position and has also named a new Executive Vice President in charge of administration. “Given Christendom’s steady growth, expected increase in activity relating to the projects funded by A Call to Greatness — our 40-million-dollar fundraising campaign — and continual efforts to grow and improve the education and services provided to students, we feel that the time is right to enhance…

Successful Alumni in Real Estate Industry to Mentor Students at Life on Tap

Real estate entrepreneurs and alumni Ben Ferri and Ben McMahon will provide insights to their success on Tuesday, April 24, in the final “Life on Tap” networking event of the spring semester. Held at 7:30 p.m. in Christendom’s St. Kilian’s Café, the alumni will give tips on how to succeed in starting your own business, managing property, and more. Refreshments will be provided, and all are invited to attend. [caption id="attachment_16427" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Ferri and McMahon will be speaking to students about…

Vice President Mike Pence Congratulates Christendom on its 40th Anniversary

Vice President Mike Pence sent Christendom College a letter this past weekend, congratulating the college on its 40th Anniversary and praising it for inspiring hope for restoration and renewal in the United States. [caption id="attachment_16423" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Vice President Mike Pence.[/caption] The letter was one of the highlights of Christendom’s 40th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C. While the Vice President had hoped to attend the Gala in person, he was called away on business and sent the letter in his…

Christendom Celebrates 40 Years with D.C. Gala

Christendom College celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a gala dinner dance on April 14, hosting close to 500 guests at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Joining special guests Senator Rick Santorum, Francis Cardinal Arinze, His Imperial and Royal Highness Imre of Habsburg-Lorraine, Arlington Bishop Michael Burbidge, and radio personality Patrick Madrid, the guests enjoyed a spectacular night of dining and dancing, as they celebrated Christendom and its achievements in Catholic higher education over the past 40 years. [caption…

R.V. Young to Speak on Macbeth in Lecture

Christendom’s English language and literature department will welcome recognized professor and author R.V. Young to campus for a 40th Anniversary lecture titled: “’Light Thickens’: Political Tyranny and Personal Freedom in Macbeth.” The talk will be held in St. Kilian’s Café on Thursday, April 19 at 4:00 p.m. [caption id="attachment_16393" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Young will be speaking on Shakespeare's "Macbeth."[/caption] R.V. Young is Professor of English Emeritus, North Carolina State University and former editor of the quarterly review, Modern Age.  He co-founded and for 25…

Crusaders to Compete for 2018 National Championship Berth

The Crusaders rugby team will travel to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to compete for a berth to the 2018 NSCRO 7s National Championship this weekend at the DIP Classic Rugby 7s Tournament. Held on April 14-15 at Franklin & Marshall College, the Crusaders will play against Franklin & Marshall, American University, and others in their pursuit of their second-straight trip to the National Championship. [caption id="attachment_16388" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The Crusaders will begin their hunt to defend their National Championship this weekend.[/caption] The Crusaders…

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