Notre Dame College senior art and psychology major Aurelia Nuber has been nominated by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio for its 2012 Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts.

Students are used to being graded by their professors. For them to judge the work of others, however, is a not so common experience. Several Notre Dame College students majoring in organic chemistry recently had the unique opportunity to experience just what that’s like.

Notre Dame College alumna Marye Anne Fox ’69, the chancellor of the University of California, San Diego, will be honored with the 2012 Othmer Gold Medal during a day of awards at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia on April 12.

Notre Dame College’s Academic Support Center received an unexpected Christmas gift a couple of weeks ago. A parent donated $17,500 to the ASC in appreciation of its work with students with learning differences. In addition, the Center also received a $5,000 grant.

Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library is currently hosting an exhibit of photographs and artifacts from the collection of the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Historical Society. Some of the photographs are featured in “South Euclid,” the latest book in the “Images of America” series by Arcadia Publishing.

The Notre Dame College Indoor Colorguard and Percussion Ensemble have announced their 2012 program as both groups enter their second year of existence this winter.

Notre Dame College will host a one-act play about the challenges people with autism or Asperger’s Syndrome might face growing up. Produced by students at Hiram College, “It’s Okay” will take place in the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 11.

Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library will be bustling with activity when more than 110 Brush High School students visit on Feb. 1 and 2 to use the library’s resources for a class project. 

Notre Dame College professor and intelligence expert Dr. John Hatzadony will lead an intelligence crisis simulation at Gilmour Academy in Gates Mills, Ohio, at 12:45 p.m. on Feb. 28.

The Notre Dame College Marching Band will step onto the ice for the first time on Thursday, Jan. 26. The band will perform during the first intermission of the Lake Erie Monsters’ American Hockey League game against the Toronto Marlies at 7 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena.