Notre Dame College’s Academic Support Center for Students with Learning Differences (ASC) and Division of Nursing have moved into their new─and newly renovated─campus spaces in time for the start of the 2014-2015 school year.

The ASC is now on the second floor and the Nursing Division on the third floor of the south wing of Regina Hall.

WHO: Notre Dame College, in partnership with Communities in Conversation, a program whose goal is to strengthen communities through interfaith learning and understanding

Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library will host “Urban Abstracts & Daily Contrasts,” a showing of works by local photographer Stuart Pearl.

An opening reception will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, in the library. The exhibit is free and open to the public and will run through October 31.

Notre Dame College's Abrahamic Center is proud to present Eboo Patel as its 2014 distinguished lecturer.

Patel, the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a Chicago-based organization building the interfaith movement on college campuses, will speak in the College’s Regina Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Production is supported by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture grant for “Second Act: A Revitalization of Arts and Culture in the Community”

Notre Dame College’s NDSee Plays will present an intimate, in-the-round production of “On Golden Pond” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 and Oct. 18 and at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 19.

The performances, which will take place in the Great Room on the third floor of the College’s Administration Building, are free and open to the public.

WHO: Dorothy Nyong'o, mother of Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o

WHAT: Dorothy Nyong’o will give a free lecture on the challenges facing women and girls in Kenya, and the work of the Africa Cancer Foundation, of which she is a director, and how it relates to the current limitations of the health care system in Kenya.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 14

A group of students, faculty and staff from Notre Dame College recently learned lessons in global education, economy and health through a campus ministry-led immersion in Guatemala.

Along with Ted Steiner, director of campus ministry at the College—who organized the international experience through Covenant Merge Ministries—six students made the trip: Lucinda Darvell, Claire Kelly, Morgan Lux, Courtney Neigh, Kai'Shayla Smith and RebeccaSwainson.

Notre Dame College has launched an online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program, with the first cohort of students starting classes this fall.

The new M.S.N. graduate degree is a 36 credit-hour program designed for new and practicing B.S.N. nurses who are looking to advance their careers by becoming leaders in direct care, as well as by training to be nurse educators.

The accelerated courses are taught by full-time, expert faculty and delivered online for the convenience of at-home, self-directed study.

The Division of Business at Notre Dame College is introducing a new major in finance this fall.

This program will prepare students for careers in financial management, banking, government, real estate and financial planning and analysis. And it enables Notre Dame to better compete with colleges and universities in Northeast Ohio, most of which already offer bachelor’s degrees in finance.

Notre Dame College is proud to present its seventh annual “Books That Changed the World” seminar series this fall, offering leaders and aspiring leaders—and anyone with a passion for lifelong learning—the opportunity to meet and discuss a common theme for the year. This year’s seminar will study “Leadership: the Moral Dilemma.”