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Crusaders Dominate Franciscan University in Annual Shield Match
April 20, 2015

The Christendom Crusaders travelled to Franciscan University of Steubenville this past Saturday, April 18, for the second annual Shield Rugby Match, dominating the Barons in a crushing 57-11 victory...

 


news Christendom to Honor Bishop Loverde and Dr. Alice von Hildebrand at Commencement
April 21, 2015

Christendom College will celebrate Commencement weekend on May 15-17, and will honor renowned author, and Catholic luminary, Dr. Alice von Hildebrand and the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, Va., at the ceremony...

news Christendom Releases New Bimonthly Scholarly Publication, Principles
May 4, 2015

Principles, Christendom College’s new scholarly publication, hits mailboxes this week, offering readers a new opportunity to learn about contemporary issues through the lens of John Henry Newman’s “philosophical habit of mind." A free, bimonthly periodical, Principles brings together the best minds in academia in each issue, writing accessible essays where readers will see the issues that matter today in a new light...


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Christendom College’s John Cuddeback Co-Authors New Biology Textbook
May 6, 2015

Christendom College philosophy professor Dr. John Cuddeback and Dr. Christopher Blum, academic dean of the Augustine Institute, recently published Nature’s Beautiful Order: An Introduction to the Study of Animals Taught by the Classical Naturalists, a natural history textbook that examines the history of animals through the lens of classical naturalists. Published by Memoria Press, Nature’s Beautiful Order is intended for students of middle-to-high school age, and acts as a counter to the reductionist and mechanistic theories characteristic of modern biology...
news College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell to Speak on Spirit Mornings Radio Show
May 5, 2015

Christendom College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell will be speaking on Spirit Mornings Radio Show on Wednesday, May 6, between 6:40 and 9:00 am. Airing on Spirit Catholic Radio, the renowned theologian and historian will be speaking on living as a domestic Church, and can be listened to live on spirtcatholicradio.com...

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Dr. William Luckey Stresses Importance of Economics in a Catholic Lifestyle at Christendom
May 5, 2015

Dr. William Luckey, adjunct scholar of the Acton Institute, spoke to Christendom students as part of the college’s politics practica program on May 4. A current member of the department of political science and economics at Christendom College, Luckey stressed the importance of economics in a Catholic lifestyle, and gave advice to students on how to find internships in the fields of economics and business administration during and after college... 

news Christendom Press’ The Past as Pilgrimage Inspires and Challenges Critics
May 1, 2015

Christendom Press’ The Past as Pilgrimage: Narrative, Tradition & the Renewal of Catholic History, continues to receive critical acclaim in the news media, with authors Dr. Christopher Shannon, professor of history at Christendom College, and former Christendom professor Dr. Christopher Blum, professor and academic dean at the Augustine Institute, recently being highlighted in a new interview with the Catholic World Report...

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Crusader Rugby Team to Finish Season Strong Against West Virginia University
May 1, 2015

The Christendom College Crusaders will finish their impressive rugby season when they play men’s D1AA West Virginia University, in Morgantown, WV, on May 2 at 1:00 p.m...
news New Weight and Fitness Rooms Add Value to Christendom Experience
April 30, 2015

The weight and fitness rooms in Crusader Gymnasium recently received a facelift, giving the college community the opportunity to stay healthy and maintain an active lifestyle...

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Christendom Players Thrill Audiences with And Then There Were None
April 29, 2015

The Christendom College Players outdid themselves on the stage this past weekend, April 24-26, with their performances of Agatha Christie’s famous murder mystery, And Then There Were None. Featuring a  cast of current students and alumni, the adaptation of the gripping thriller brought together the best in Christendom’s dramatic talents, enthralling and terrifying audiences at every performance...

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Former County Supervisor Chris Collins Gives Valuable Insights into Public Administration
April 28, 2015

Chris Collins, a current candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates, spoke to Christendom students as part of the college’s politics practica program on April 27. A former member of the Frederick County Board of Supervisors, Collins gave valuable insights into how to run for a political office in today’s world, stressing the importance of strong communication skills in public administration...

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Crusaders Cruise Past Local Rival Lord Fairfax Community College in 80-17 Win
April 27, 2015

The Crusaders took to the field in their final home game of the season this past Saturday, April 25, crushing local opponent Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) 80-17 in the high scoring match...

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Christendom One of the Last American Colleges to Preserve Study of Shakespeare
April 27, 2015

Studying the classical works of William Shakespeare used to be mandatory in any education, in order to help students learn and appreciate the full canon of Western Civilization and how it relates to the modern world. According to a new study by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), however, this trend is ending at America’s top colleges and universities, except at a few select schools, such as Christendom College...

news Christendom Students Launch Pro-Life “Planned Parenthood Project”
April 24, 2015

Christendom College’s Students for Life group recently initiated the “Planned Parenthood Project,” an activity that the group hopes will help raise awareness of the evils of abortion on other college campuses. A student initiative, the organization seeks to evangelize on secular campuses and defend human life in all its forms, but especially in its earliest stages...
news Christendom Professor Reveals Truth Behind Crusades, Garners Acclaim
April 24, 2015

Christendom College professor and historian Steve Weidenkopf’s new work, The Glory of the Crusades, is garnering new critical acclaim from news media outlets, as evidenced by a recent review by Stephanie Pacheco in Crisis Magazine...
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Liberal Arts Gives Alumni the Edge in Congress and the Heritage Foundation
April 21, 2015

Congressional legislative director Cyrus Artz and the Heritage Foundation’s Colleen Harmon, both young leaders in today’s political field, spoke to Christendom students as part of the college’s politics practica program speaker series on April 20.  Both alumni of Christendom College, Artz and Harmon explained how their liberal arts degrees give them the edge to succeed in politics, and how current students can achieve similar success in internships and jobs rooted in politics and economics...

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Senior Class Raises Over $7000 in Annual Mystery Dinner Theater
April 20, 2015

The Class of 2015 presented Christendom College’s annual Mystery Dinner Theater on April 10 and 12, with their original play, “Mental Reservation: The West Wing Story.” Filled with suspense, hilarity, and delicious food, the annual play raised over $7000 for the senior class gift, which will be donated back to the college at the end of the academic year... 

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USCCB Director and Former National Geographic CFO Offer Insights to Non-Profit Success
April 15, 2015

Mark Rohlena (’00) and Christendom College’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Ken Ferguson were the featured speakers at the career and leadership development’s popular networking series, “Life on Tap,” held in St. Kilian’s Café on April 14. Over fifty students, faculty, staff, and alumni listened to these two very distinguished and accomplished men discuss how invaluable a Christendom, liberal arts education can be in aiding them to achieve success in their lives and careers...

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Prospective Students Experience the Christendom Difference at Spring Open House
April 15, 2015

The next generation of potential Christendom students visited campus this past week for the college’s first open house event of the semester. Arriving just in time to witness the beauty of Christendom in the spring, high school students, and their families, were given the unique opportunity to attend classes, tour the campus, listen to presentations, and experience an authentic taste of what everyday life is like at Christendom...
news Christendom Alumna Founds Dynamic Marriage Prep Ministry Sweeping the Nation
April 14, 2015

Christendom alumna Mary-Rose (Lombard) Verret (’04) is setting new, exciting trends in diocesan marriage preparation, thanks to “Witness to Love,” a new marriage preparation ministry she recently founded, under the guidance of Archbishop Gregory Aymond of the Archdiocese of New Orleans...

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Crusaders Score Combined 128 Points in Jeff Hewitt Memorial Cup, Concede Zero
April 13, 2015

The Crusaders rugby team crushed the opposition this past Saturday, not allowing a single point to be scored against them in the Jeff Hewitt Memorial Cup Tournament in Pittsburgh. Easily taking the Cup trophy, the Crusaders scored a combined total of 128 points in all three games, continuing their already-impressive season in extraordinary fashion...