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Notre Dame Today - Winter 2006-2007

 

From the President

Upon arriving at Notre Dame College in 2003, I targeted several key areas that the newly co-educational College needed to address to continue on its path to growth. Several goals were established including: increasing enrollment, introducing creative academic programming, and expanding and...

Remembering Mother Mary Agnes

A warm, sunny, early summer day found me and Notre Dame Today Editor Steve Ruic enjoying the beauty of the Chardon Educational Center, reminiscing with Sisters of Notre Dame about Mother Agnes Bosche. We sat in the bright, sunlit lounge of the assisted living area with Sisters Mary St. Martha...

Awards Tradition Moves to Commencement Event

The pomp and circumstance of Notre Dame College’s 82nd commencement on May 13, 2006 celebrated the accomplishments of 133 bachelor’s degree recipients and 36 master’s degree candidates. Among these students, three received special honors recognizing their achievements and contributions to Notre...

Admissions Update

International Guidance Counselor Impressed by Notre Dame The Office of Admissions hosted a “Reverse Counselor Tour” for 15 secondary school guidance counselors from Puerto Rico and Canada on Monday, May 22, 2006. The tour was organized through AutopistaAmericas, a company that coordinates visits to...

Service with a Purpose

A college is a place where idealism and action can seamlessly merge into real world experience. Against this backdrop, Notre Dame College’s campus ministry has introduced a new service group called FalconCorps. “FalconCorps is a way for students who may not necessarily be interested in getting...

Training for Success

In one of the most famous scenes in cinematic history, a boxer named Rocky Balboa runs up the stairs of the Philadelphia Art Museum wearing a jogging suit, sweat pouring off his face, straining to reach the top of the seemingly never-ending staircase. At the pinnacle of the climb, he triumphantly...

Telling the Story of Notre Dame College

Notre Dame College has a story to tell. Since 2000, when the decision was made to admit men, many additional initiatives have moved the College from “Cleveland’s best kept secret” to a college-of-choice for a record number of traditional and adult students. Currently, Notre Dame is preparing this...

Reaching the Unreachables

When he decided it was time for a career change, John Rolf was attracted to the idea of becoming a teacher. With four children of his own ranging in age from 11 to 21, he had been immersed in the lives of kids for years, coaching his share of sports teams and serving as youth group leader at the...

Repression and Fear Rule in Iran's Mullahcracy

Clare Cavoli Lopez ’76 is a private consultant in the Washington, D.C. area and speaks and writes widely on issues related to Iran and the Middle East. As the Executive Director of the Iran Policy Committee, a Washington, D.C. think tank, Ms. Lopez is an occasional guest lecturer at Georgetown...

Barbara Herzog Patterson Receives Fidelia Award

Barbara Herzog Patterson ’56 is the Fidelia Award Recipient for 2006. Patterson, a Life Member of the Board of Directors, maintained strong ties to the College while becoming a recognizable figure in Northeast Ohio’s philanthropic community. A skilled writer and communicator, Patterson graduated...

Drama, Art and Forgiveness

As the newspapers continue to be filled with stories of violence and death in the name of racial, ethnic or religious causes, Notre Dame College examined the cost of hate and the importance of forgiveness through drama and visual art.

Campus Life

State Senator Visits Ohio State Senator Eric Fingerhut visited Notre Dame College on March 23 to speak on effective methods for writing to state representatives and the importance of such communication. The event, sponsored by the student group Political Action for Students Today, drew...

Notre Dame College Faculty Member Becomes Fulbright Scholar

Natalie Trotch Strouse, associate professor of business administration and accounting, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture in accounting at Ternopil Academy of National Economy, also known as Ternopil State Economic University, in Ukraine this fall. She is the first faculty member...

Speaking Through Her Art

A beautiful medium and thought provoking message brought artist Jacklynn McKenney ’02 recognition at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio for the exhibit Parallels and Intersections: Artists Quilt a World. The exhibit showcased quilts made by women from around the...

From the Chair of the Board

This past June, I assumed the position of Chair of Notre Dame College’s Board of Directors. I am truly honored to serve in this role and look forward to helping build on the legacy of this College and the Sisters of Notre Dame. First and foremost, I would also like to thank my predecessor and...

"In the Garden"

The Clara Fritzsche Library will host “In the Garden,” a new fabric installation by returning artist Debra Wuliger. While her fall 2002 show, “Sophia Sings,” examined the feminine force of God the mother creating the world as manifested in the Sophia myth, her new show represents a continuing...

Events

July 9

Rummage Sale

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Keller Center
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