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Christendom Celebrates Life at Annual March for Life
January 23, 2015

The entire student body of Christendom College, in addition to members of the faculty and staff, joined hundreds of thousands of pro-life supporters at the 42nd annual March for Life in Washington D.C. on Thursday, January 22...


news Professors Marshner and Luckey to Retire from Teaching
January 19, 2015

Dr. William Marshner, a founding member of the faculty of Christendom College and a professor in the department of theology, and Dr. William Luckey, a long-time professor of political science and economics, are retiring from their teaching careers at the college, following the spring semester of 2015. Both will continue to serve the college as scholars in residence, beginning in the fall of 2015...

news New Year Brings Record Spring Enrollment to Christendom
January 21, 2015

Christendom College began its spring semester of 2015 with a record enrollment, including a record number of newly admitted students to the college. . College president Dr. Timothy O’Donnell made the announcement on Monday, January 19, during his opening of the semester address...

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Forbes Magazine: Liberal Arts Majors are the Future
January 23, 2015

In a recent article in Forbes, Roberta Matuson, known globally as the "Talent Maximizer", comes to a very eye-opening conclusion: studying the liberal arts is not a waste of time, but is actually the solution to today’s problems in the workplace...

Alumni in Business Field to Highlight Secrets of Success
January 21, 2015

The career and leadership development office of Christendom College will be kicking off its spring semester series of “Life on Tap” events on Tuesday, January 27, with talks from two Christendom College alumni who have found great success in the field of business management – Tim Halisky and Jake Meza.  The event will be held in St. Kilian’s Café from 7:30-9:30 p.m., with snacks and beverages provided...
Christendom Prepares Alumni to Thrive in World of Journalism
January 20, 2015

Nine alumni and a current student of Christendom College have had articles published by news agencies within the past week, revealing the strong writing and communication skills a liberal arts degree can provide. While some members of academia still suggest that a liberal arts degree is useless in the 21st century, the publishing of these articles proves that it can provide students with the skills to succeed after graduation...
Alumni Return to Serve Christendom Community
January 16, 2015

Alumni Marilyn Charba (’14), Zachary Smith ('14) , and Theresa Francis (’14) recently joined the administrative staff at Christendom College, filling the new positions of female residence director, public relations specialist, and special events manager respectively. Each position has been recently created by the college as it continues to expand not only in campus size, but in staff size as well...
Liberal Arts Majors Fly Under Radar, Snatch Up Jobs, and Outsmart Peers
January 15, 2015

In a recent article in The State News, Jessica Sattler debunks one of academia’s biggest myths: liberal arts majors are destined for poverty and lack the prestige of other majors...

Successful Christendom Alumni Return to Campus as Mentors
January 15, 2015

Christendom College’s career and leadership development office will be hosting seven networking events this semester, bringing successful alumni and friends to campus to speak with and mentor current students...


Christendom Appoints Townsend New Vice President of Academic Affairs
January 14, 2015

Christendom College recently announced the appointment of associate professor of mathematics and natural science Dr. Greg Townsend as vice president for academic affairs (VPAA). An associate professor at Christendom since 2002, Townsend was acting VPAA last fall before officially stepping into the position this spring...

Campus Expands East as New Business Office Opens
January 9, 2015

This week, Christendom’s business office opened in its new location across the street from the main campus, bringing much needed space to the department, and freeing up office space in Regina Coeli Hall as well. Located in a renovated single-family home named St. Kevin’s, and within eyesight of Christendom’s recently developed athletic fields, the business office is now in a central location for all students and visitors as the campus continues to expand to the east...


Experiences at Christendom Inspire Alumna to Serve Others
January 8, 2015

This January, Christendom College alumna Maeve Gallagher (’14) leaves for Guatemala to serve for at least two years as a lay missionary with Franciscan Mission Service (FMS), a Catholic nonprofit which prepares and supports lay missionaries in order to address issues of poverty...


Blood of Pope St. John Paul Comes to Christendom
January 7, 2015

Christendom College hosted a relic of Pope St. John Paul on January 7 as it travels on pilgrimage across the U.S., continuing the relationship between Christendom and the recently canonized saint. The relic, a vial of the late pontiff’s blood, is the only traveling relic of its kind, brought to Christendom by the Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary...

news Christendom Student Honored by Diocese as Volunteer of the Year
December 19, 2014

Christendom College sophomore Thomas Hepler, from Cranberry, Pa., was recently honored by being named one of the Diocese of Arlington’s “Volunteers of the Year”...

news Christendom Basketball Sensation Burgess Second in Nation in Scoring
December 16, 2014

Lady Crusader Freshman forward Bryn Burgess is the second leading scorer in the nation, with an average of 22.7 points per game, according to the most recent USCAA ranking...

news Summer Institute in Ireland Opens Registration for Life-Changing Program
December 15, 2014

Christendom College recently opened registration for its popular St. Columcille Institute, held each summer in Ireland.  Featuring classes in Catholic theology, history, and literature, the Institute will be held from July 17 to August 9. Young Catholic leaders in Ireland and America are invited to reserve their spot on an adventure that will equip them with the intellectual tools they need to be effective agents in the New Evangelization...


Crusader Rugby Captures Plate at New York Sevens Tournament
December 9, 2014

Christendom's rugby team is off to a strong start this year, winning the Collegiate Men's Division Plate at the New York Sevens Rugby Tournament on November 29 at Randall's Island, New York City...

Christendom’s Highly Ranked High School Summer Program Opens Registration
December 2, 2014

Christendom College opened registration for its ever-popular Experience Christendom Summer Program on December 1. This highly ranked program, designed for current high school juniors, will be offered in six separate one-week sessions during the months of June and July...

news Christendom College Launches Mathematics Major
November 11, 2014

Christendom College is pleased to announce the addition of a major in mathematics with an option to minor in physics for the fall semester of 2015. This spring, sophomores will be able to declare themselves mathematics majors for the first time since 1992...