Notre Dame College will continue its tradition of hosting three musical theatre and two outdoor theatre events on campus in summer.

The College with its in-residence Mercury Theatre Company will present the musical productions Ghost, June 12-27; Camelot, July 10-25; and Mary Poppins, August 7-22. All shows are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in Regina Auditorium.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased on mercurytheatrecompany.org.

WHO: iCan Bike, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization, in partnership with Notre Dame College

The latest town-gown connection between Notre Dame College and the City of South Euclid is the municipality’s inaugural free, family block party.

The College and the city’s non-profit One South Euclid are the main sponsors of the town’s Rock The Block event from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 13, on Mayfield Road between South Green Road and Belvoir Boulevard.

The event will showcase South Euclid vendors, feature several musical acts, offer food options and include games and a beer and wine garden.

The architect of a Notre Dame College football offense that ranked sixth in the nation in passing yards per game has been named the second head coach in program history.

Bill Rychel, who has spent the past six seasons as offensive coordinator and assistant head coach for the Falcon football team—and helped develop the offensive lineman who became the College’s first to sign an NFL contract with a pro team—is taking over the Falcons football program.

Notre Dame College has received a nearly $25,000 grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) to support a photo-journaling project, which includes a photo contest with the cities of South Euclid and Lyndhurst.

The NDC Arts: Alive and Thriving grant not only will help fund photography activities but also a theatrical event the College will offer free to the public through December 2015.

Notre Dame will host its 14th Annual Falcon Golf Classic at StoneWater Golf Club on Tuesday, July 21. (Brochure)

Notre Dame College is offering admission to Cuyahoga Community College students—at the same time the students are accepted to the community college.

The new dual admission program offers eligible students the opportunity to earn combined associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. Community college students who meet the requirements are guaranteed admission to Notre Dame without submitting a formal transfer application or paying an application fee. They will transfer to Notre Dame with junior-level standing if they complete the associate’s degree at Tri-C.


WHO: The Notre Dame College Police Department and Greenview Upper Elementary School Students

WHAT: Walk to School Week at South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools

WHEN: 7-9 a.m. Friday, May 29; students begin gathering for hot chocolate and donuts on Notre Dame’s campus at 7 a.m., with the walk starting around 8 a.m.

Notre Dame College is renovating its library and adding a student activity area—and asking students to name the new space.

Improvements underway at the Clara Fritzsche Library are focusing on more efficient use and storage of books and reference materials. The day-to-day business operations of the library, its offices and study spaces will be moved to a more focused area on the second floor, formerly occupied by the Academic Support Center for Students with Learning Differences.

Five Notre Dame College student-athletes placed second in a national, public service announcement contest as part of an NCAA health and safety conference.

Members of the Student Athletic Advisory Coucil—Mitch Shegos, Lauren Langenderfer, Celine Mangan, Sabrina Mottershead and Jay Banyasz—created a 30-second video on drunk driving.

The theme of the video is "Falcons Never Drive Drunk." They finished second out of 25 entries from college across the country. View the video.