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Chamber Orchestra Wows with Winter Concert

Christendom students love music, whether that be listening to it or performing it. Students put the former on display in grand style on Sunday, December 10, with the Crusader Chamber Orchestra entertaining, moving, and wowing at their annual Winter Concert. [embed]https://youtu.be/yOdRnzyEsUo[/embed] The student-run orchestra was formed in 2015, and has continued to grow in talent and size in the years since. Featuring students performing a multitude of instruments, including violin, clarinet, piano, percussion, flute, trumpet, and more, the group has…

New Music Scholarships for Fall 2018

A new scholarship opportunity is now available at Christendom for the fall of 2018: the St. Cecilia Choral Scholarship. The one-year scholarship will be awarded to a man (tenor or bass) and a woman (soprano or alto) who meet the requirements of the scholarship, earning them a reduction in tuition and voice lessons throughout the year. [caption id="attachment_15133" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The one-year scholarship will be awarded to a man (tenor or bass) and a woman (soprano or alto) who meet…

Graduate School Offers New Courses for Spring 2018

Christendom College’s graduate school of theology offers Master of Arts degrees in Theological Studies, as well as the Advanced Apostolic Catechetical Diploma. With concentrations in Systematic Theology, Moral Theology, Evangelization and Catechesis, Spirituality, or Consecrated Life, students can earn their degrees, or certificates, either in person or online, making the program the most affordable, faithful, and flexible graduate program available. [caption id="attachment_15173" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The Graduate School will be offering five new courses in the spring.[/caption] Registration for the upcoming…

Crusader Rugby Captures 3rd Place in NSCRO Mid-Atlantic Cup

The Crusaders fought hard through injury to take 3rd Place in the NSCRO Mid-Atlantic Cup on December 2-3, defeating host Elon University in their final rugby match of the Fall of 2017 season. [caption id="attachment_15167" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The Crusaders took 3rd place in the Mid-Atlantic Cup.[/caption] The Crusaders entered the weekend as one of the 32 teams in the hunt for the NSCRO 15s National Championship, after earning their first 15s berth last month. Traveling to Elon, North Carolina, they…

Alumni Part of Record Breaking Chant Album

Alumnus Fr. Zachary Akers, FSSP, other Fraternity of St. Peter priests, and some seminarians of Our Lady of Guadalupe seminary were highlighted by PBS Newshour this past week for their chart-topping musical album of Gregorian Chant, Requiem. The album, which was recorded at the Fraternity’s seminary in Nebraska, features music usually sung during funeral Masses, with Fr. Akers directing the music for the album. Requiem spent 13 weeks at the top of classical music charts after its release — a…

Crusaders Earn Respect of NCAA Opponent and Fans

Christendom’s men’s basketball team hit the big stage last week, playing against NCAA Division I North Carolina Central University. The game marked one of the biggest opponents ever for the Crusaders, and also went down as the first time a Christendom athletic game has been shown on a sports network. [caption id="attachment_15159" align="aligncenter" width="625"] The Crusaders played NCAA Division I North Carolina Central University last week.[/caption] Playing on a bigger stage was exciting for all the players involved, along with…

Two Christendom Alumni Named to Legal Elite List

John O’Herron ’06 and Andrew Bodoh ’07 have been named to the Virginia Business Magazine’s list of Legal Elite, an annual list of top lawyers picked by their peers. They join 32 other select appellate lawyers on this exclusive list, representing the “best of the best” amongst lawyers practicing in the Old Dominion. O’Herron, who graduated magna cum laude with a history degree, attended the University of Richmond School of Law where he was the Allen Chair Editor for the…

Record Year Continues

Christendom’s December 1 Early Action Application deadline was an historic one – bringing in the most applications ever during the early application process.  The college is aiming to enroll 160 new students in the fall, for a total undergraduate enrollment of 498. This would signify a 2% increase over last year’s enrollment goal, giving the college a 28% growth in enrollment since fall 2012. With the record 259 early action applications already received, it appears that the college may be…

Remembering Alumna Maria Halliday

Christendom College mourns the passing of alumna Maria Halliday, who attended the college from 2003-05. A teacher, realtor, and loyal friend, Halliday passed unexpectedly at the age of 32. [caption id="attachment_15113" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Alumna Maria Halliday.[/caption] Halliday, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, also resided in Arizona and Virginia. She studied at Christendom College before later earning her Masters in library information and science from the Catholic University of America in 2010. Halliday taught courses in Scottsdale, Arizona, before joining the…

College Now Offers Prerequisites for Medical School & More

Students want to be setup for success after college. No one enjoys the fear of the unknown and, after four years of undergraduate study, students want to be ready to impact the world in whatever profession most interests them. For many, the most interesting profession remains the medical field, as students see (and experience for themselves) the aid that doctors and nurses bring and want to do the same for others. At Christendom, it’s now possible to get necessary prerequisites…

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