As the 50th anniversary of former President John F. Kennedy‘s assassination approaches on Nov. 22, a former Notre Dame College student has published an article in a national art journal honoring a memorial scroll─ created at the College five decades ago─that commemorates the fallen president.

WHO: Notre Dame College Division of Nursing Presents Chrissie Blackburn, a recognized advocate for patient and family engagement in healthcare

WHAT: Fifth Annual Patient Safety Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, from 4-6 p.m.

WHERE: Notre Dame College, 4545 College Road, South Euclid OH (enter off South Green Road between Mayfield and Cedar), Administration Building - Performing Arts Center

Notre Dame College will host its annual holiday celebration─a campus lighting and Christmas concert─Friday, December 6.

The lighting of the 20-foot College Christmas tree will be on the front lawn of Regina Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m., followed by festive beverages and light hors d’oeuvres. The College Department of Performing Arts then will present their annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. in Regina Auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public.

Updated 21 November 2013

Dr. Andrew P. Roth, 67, has announced his retirement as president of Notre Dame College effective June 30, 2014. Roth, the thirteenth president in the College's 91-year history, has served since July, 2003.

Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library will host “KinderToys: The Courageous Children of the Holocaust,”─an exhibition of works that focuses on the toys and drawings of the youngest victims of Nazi persecution─by local artist Boni Suzanne Gelfand.

Notre Dame College's Abrahamic Center is proud to present Nontombi Naomi Tutu as its 2013 distinguished lecturer. Tutu, an activist for human rights and an advocate for tolerance and inclusion among all people, will speak in the College’s Regina Auditorium on "Striving for Justice: Seeking Common Ground," at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Notre Dame College announced today that it has received a $250,000 grant from the Parker-Hannifin Foundation to support its nursing division’s capital expansion drive. The College plans to move the nursing division into renovated space in Regina Hall, centralizing its classrooms, labs and offices and facilitating student support and growing enrollment in nursing programs.

The Notre Dame College Career Services Center has received a $30,000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation’s Fenn Educational Fund to create research internships with nonprofit organizations for ecology and environmental science majors.

This is the fourth, one-year grant─a total of nearly $130,000─in the past six years the College has received from the Fenn Fund for internship, cooperative education and related career preparation.

Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library will host "Sights that Hurt and Visions that Heal"─a photographic exhibition, presentation and book signing by award-winning author, photojournalist, philanthropist and urban activist Jan Thrope─beginning Tuesday, October 22.

A free and open reception with the author will take place from 5-7 p.m. October 22 in the library. The gallery exhibit, which runs through November 1, also is free and open to the public.

Notre Dame College will host the 2013 North Eastern Ohio Education Association (NEOEA) Day seminar on “Social Skills for Building Social Competence” from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, October 18, at the College’s Performing Arts Center.

The program, featuring Jay Berk, a licensed clinical psychologist and expert in working with children, adolescents and families, includes sessions on “teenager talk," iPad applications, unspoken rules and sensitivity to student differences, among others.