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Story: NDMU Receives $1.5 Million Gift  to Fund Endowed Chair in School of Nursing

November 24, 2014

NDMU Receives $1.5 Million Gift to Fund Endowed Chair in School of Nursing

Notre Dame of Maryland University has received a $1.5 million gift from The Pitts Family Foundation, among the largest gifts received from a university alumna, that will fund the first endowed chair in the University’s School of Nursing.

The Frances Kay Pitts Endowed Chair for Nursing Leadership and…

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Story: NDMU Grad Named Teacher of the Year by Disabilities Commission

November 17, 2014

NDMU Grad Named Teacher of the Year by Disabilities Commission

Meryl Hawkins, a special education teacher at Lansdowne High School and a Notre Dame School of Education graduate, was recently named Teacher of the Year by the Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities. 

Meryl was honored "for displaying exceptional effort both in and out of the classroom, including…

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November 7, 2014

NDMU names Jeffrey W. Warner director of the Renaissance Institute

Notre Dame of Maryland University has appointed Jeffrey W. Warner director of the Renaissance Institute, a lifelong learning community for adults age 50 and above that recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

Warner brings a wealth of experience in adult education to his new position with the Renaissance…

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Story: NDMU Hosts University Student Delegation from Mexico as Part of a Bilateral Educational Initiative

November 3, 2014

NDMU Hosts University Student Delegation from Mexico as Part of a Bilateral Educational Initiative

BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 3, 2014—Notre Dame of Maryland University is welcoming a group of 20 students and a faculty member representing various universities in Mexico who are participating in the inaugural Proyecta 100,000, a bilateral educational diplomacy initiative that the presidents of the United States…

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October 27, 2014

Notre Dame of Maryland University Awarded $80,000 Knott Foundation Grant to Create Technology Training Classroom for Teachers

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Education has been awarded an $80,000 grant by the Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation to equip a 21st-century classroom in Gibbons Hall to support Catholic educators how to integrate technology into lesson plans.

The grant will fund the creation of a state-of-the-art…

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Story: NDMU’s Gormley Gallery Presents Nonfiction, Paintings by Artist Erin Raedeke

October 15, 2014

NDMU’s Gormley Gallery Presents Nonfiction, Paintings by Artist Erin Raedeke

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s Gormley Gallery is pleased to present Nonfiction, an exhibition of paintings by artist Erin Raedeke from October 20 through November 25, 2014. An Artist’s Reception is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A gallery talk will be held on Tuesday, Nov…

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Story: Submissions Open for Eichner Award for Young Poets

October 15, 2014

Submissions Open for Eichner Award for Young Poets

Submissions are now being accepted for Notre Dame of Maryland University's 2014-2015 Sister Maura Eichner Award for Young Poets.

The prestigious award, named in honor of poet, teacher and alumna, Sister Maura Eichner, SSND '41, celebrates aspiring young woman poets, ages 14–17, enrolled in a secondary…

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Story: More than 200 Notre Dame Volunteers Assist at Project Homeless Connect

October 3, 2014

More than 200 Notre Dame Volunteers Assist at Project Homeless Connect

Among the volunteers at Project Homeless Connect on Oct. 2, you could spot the Gators from a distance because of their royal blue hats.

More than 170 students, including the entire NDMU100 class and a large contingent from the psychology department, along with about 25 faculty and staff, took buses…

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October 1, 2014

Kristin Mitchell Foundation Grant Helps to Educate Student Body of Notre Dame of Maryland University

In 2013, Notre Dame of Maryland University was awarded a grant from the Kristin Mitchell Foundation to aid their efforts to educate the student body (approximately 450 undergraduate women) about safe and healthy dating. z  self defense 14 4 copy

In April 2013, they began their campaign with a poster campaign called “Violence…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Nursing Students to Receive White Coats as part of a pioneering coordinated national effort

September 11, 2014

Notre Dame of Maryland University Nursing Students to Receive White Coats as part of a pioneering coordinated national effort

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s School of Nursing will welcome its incoming class in a Lighting of the Lamp/White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. at its campus in North Baltimore.

Notre Dame is one of 100 schools of nursing that were selected by the  Arnold P. Gold Foundation and…

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Story: NDMU rises 10 places in U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2014” rankings

September 9, 2014

NDMU rises 10 places in U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2014” rankings

The U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2014” rankings were released today, and we are happy to report that the ranking of Notre Dame of Maryland University rose to 50th among Best Regional Universities in the North, 10 places higher than last year. The rankings focus on full-time undergraduate education…

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Story: NDMU’s Gormley Gallery Presents Brady Wilks: Soul of the Land and Selected Works

August 8, 2014

NDMU’s Gormley Gallery Presents Brady Wilks: Soul of the Land and Selected Works

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s Gormley Gallery is pleased to present Brady Wilks: Soul of the Land and Selected Works, from September 2 to October 9. The opening reception is September 6, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and a Gallery Talk is scheduled for Wednesday, September 24 at noon.

Wilks describes…

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Story: NDMU Introduces Online Certificate Program in Risk Management

August 6, 2014

NDMU Introduces Online Certificate Program in Risk Management

Notre Dame of Maryland University is launching a new online graduate certificate in Risk Management that will qualify recipients to become risk managers, risk assessors or risk communicators.

The six-course, 18-credit certificate will take one year to complete. The first course will begin on January…

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Story: NDMU Awarded National Trust for Historic Preservation Grant for Gibbons Hall Preservation Plan

July 22, 2014

NDMU Awarded National Trust for Historic Preservation Grant for Gibbons Hall Preservation Plan

Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) has been awarded a $5,000 grant by the National Trust for Historic Preservation to hire an architect to create a preservation plan for historic Gibbons Hall. The award from the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation comes as the Merrick Tower of the iconic…

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Story: School of Pharmacy students awarded 2014 Baltimore Albert Schweitzer Fellowships

June 27, 2014

School of Pharmacy students awarded 2014 Baltimore Albert Schweitzer Fellowships

Notre Dame is proud to announce that two School of Pharmacy students have been named 2014 Baltimore Albert Schweitzer Fellows: Shefali Patel, Class of 2015, and Aisha Amin, Class of 2016.

Founded in 1999, the Baltimore Schweitzer Fellows Program—one of thirteen in the country—is a partnership of Notre…

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June 25, 2014

Notre Dame Gators Volunteer at 2014 USA Special Olympic Games

During the week of June 16, five student-athletes joined Notre Dame of Maryland University Director of Athletics Erin Foley in volunteering at the 2014 USA Special Olympic Games in New Jersey. Seniors Tawny Cevora and Ashley Fallon, junior Brea Kehr, and first-years Margaret Pedersen and Julianna Randazzo…

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Story: NDMU  Joins "Anchor Institution" Partnership to Strengthen Baltimore Communities

June 25, 2014

NDMU Joins "Anchor Institution" Partnership to Strengthen Baltimore Communities

Notre Dame of Maryland University is one of eight Baltimore universities and hospitals that have joined Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to sign a pledge to work together to grow and revitalize the city and to help solve some of its most pressing challenges.

President Joan Develin Coley joined with representatives…

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June 23, 2014

School of Nursing Awarded Grant to Increase Capacity and Diversity

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Nursing has been awarded its fourth grant in seven years from the Maryland Higher Education Commission’s Nurse Support Program II to support the development of the senior year of its new entry-level baccalaureate program and to continue growth of its respected…

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June 19, 2014

The Arc Baltimore Honors the School of Pharmacy

The Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy received the Arc Baltimore’s annual Intern Service Award on June 19.

Through the innovative AdvoCaring program, School of Pharmacy students serve as interns at The Arc Baltimore, which provides services to adults and children with developmental…

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June 13, 2014

Registration Opens for Fall Spanish Language and Culture Classes

Notre Dame of Maryland University has begun registration for two Spanish Language and Culture classes dedicated to meeting the educational needs of the community and the Church that will run during the fall semester. The classes are offered through the University's Office of International Programs.

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Story: Deborah Calhoun Receives Mullan Distinguished Teaching Award

May 24, 2014

Deborah Calhoun Receives Mullan Distinguished Teaching Award

Deborah Calhoun, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the business department at Notre Dame of Maryland University, has been honored with the 2014 Mullan Distinguished Teaching Award. Every year since 1976, the University has selected to honor one exemplary faculty colleague.  

NDMU President Joan…

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Story: NDMU's Lacrosse Team Honored by Peers

May 20, 2014

NDMU's Lacrosse Team Honored by Peers

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s lacrosse team has been named a recipient of the Colonial States Athletic Conference’s 3-D Award, which honors the teams from each sport that best exemplified the NCAA Division-III principles of "Discover, Develop, Dedicate."

The award is based on voting done by the…

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Story: NDMU Trustee Deborah Phelps, Trustee Associate Gabrielle Dow  and V.P. Patricia A. Bosse ’81 Honored as Maryland’s Top 100 Women

May 6, 2014

NDMU Trustee Deborah Phelps, Trustee Associate Gabrielle Dow and V.P. Patricia A. Bosse ’81 Honored as Maryland’s Top 100 Women

Notre Dame of Maryland University trustee Deborah Phelps; Gabrielle Dow, a NDMU trustee associate and the vice president of marketing for the Baltimore Ravens; and Patricia A. Bosse ’81, vice president for advancement and marketing, were among Maryland’s Top 100 Women recognized May 5 in a ceremony at…

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April 24, 2014

NDMU Awarded 'Who Will Care?' Nursing Grant

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Nursing has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Maryland Hospital Association's Who Will Care? Fund for Nurse Education to help expand clinical placements for nursing students in the new-entry level baccalaureate program.  The grant has a particular focus…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Celebrates Nancy Kreiter Research Day

April 24, 2014

Notre Dame of Maryland University Celebrates Nancy Kreiter Research Day

Notre Dame of Maryland University is hosting Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day, the university’s annual showcase of research in arts and sciences, on Friday, April 25.

More than 70 Notre Dame students will be exhibiting projects in a series of 12 sessions, running from 2 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Fourier…

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April 9, 2014

Senior Thesis Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Senior Thesis Exhibition

Featuring:
Jane Aviv Brenner, Erin Bucklew, Morgan Welch, Alix Lindley
May 5 through May 24
Reception Tuesday, May 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Gormley Gallery
Notre Dame of Maryland University
4701 N Charles St
Fourier Hall, 2nd floor
Baltimore, MD 21210
Ndm.edu/gormleygallery…

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Story: NDMU Nursing Students Support Wolfe Street Academy

April 4, 2014

NDMU Nursing Students Support Wolfe Street Academy

From the Baltimore Curriculum Project blog:

Wolfe Street Academy, the Baltimore Curriculum Project and Notre Dame of Maryland University's School of Nursing have formed a partnership to create a new tutoring program at Wolfe Street Academy (WSA).

Last May Dr. Sabita Persaud, RN, Assistant Professor…

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Story: The Girls’ School Advantage

March 31, 2014

The Girls’ School Advantage

This Sunday, November 16, Notre Dame will host the National Coalition of Girls Schools, which is offering a free events for Baltimore area families to learn about the effectiveness and unique environment of all-girls schools. Join us to hear from Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, The Bryn…

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Story: Remarks of Dr. Marylou Yam at her announcment as President of NDMU

March 24, 2014

Remarks of Dr. Marylou Yam at her announcment as President of NDMU

Good Afternoon!

Wow…it is so wonderful to be here with all of you today! This is truly one of the greatest moments of my life! I fell in love with Notre Dame and its inspiring mission at first sight, and that love has only grown with every interaction.  This is a remarkable community…I feel it and I…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Announces Dr. Marylou Yam as its 14th President

March 20, 2014

Notre Dame of Maryland University Announces Dr. Marylou Yam as its 14th President

The Board of Trustees of Notre Dame of Maryland University today announced the appointment of Marylou Yam, Ph.D., as president of the University, effective July 1, 2014. She will become the institution’s 14th president in its 119-year history.

 

Dr. Yam joins the Notre Dame community from Saint Peter…

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Story: Introducing Gabby Gator, NDMU's New Mascot

March 18, 2014

Introducing Gabby Gator, NDMU's New Mascot

Notre Dame of Maryland University today unveiled a newly designed mascot with a fearless spirit in honor of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, who founded the school 119 years ago.

Gabby Gator, sporting a white Notre Dame T-shirt and royal blue shorts, was welcomed by cheering students and the Oriole…

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Story: Unruly Catholic Women Writers, co-edited by Notre Dame's Dr. DelRosso, Named Award Finalist

March 14, 2014

Unruly Catholic Women Writers, co-edited by Notre Dame's Dr. DelRosso, Named Award Finalist

Jeana DelRosso, Ph.D., of Notre Dame’s English faculty, along with her two co-editors, has been named a finalist in the 2013 Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards in the Anthologies category for their book, Unruly Catholic Women Writers: Creative Responses to Catholicism.

Unruly Catholic Women Writers…

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Story: Kelley Kilduff named Campaign and Major Gifts Director

March 4, 2014

Kelley Kilduff named Campaign and Major Gifts Director

Kelley Kilduff, a marketing and development professional with extensive experience in educational and nonprofit organizations, has been appointed Campaign and Major Gifts Director for Notre Dame of Maryland University.

In her new role, Kelley will direct the overall operation of The Campaign for Notre…

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March 3, 2014

Notre Dame of Maryland University Hosts STEM Summer Institute for K-12 Teachers

Notre Dame of Maryland University is offering a five-day graduate-level STEM Summer Institute for K-12 teachers, July 28 to August 1 at its North Charles Street campus. The three-credit, week-long program equips teachers with resources and methodologies to effectively engage their students in the study…

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March 3, 2014

Summer Camps at Notre Dame of Maryland University Begin Registration

Notre Dame of Maryland University is offering an array of summer camps to meet a spectrum of ages and interests. They include Camp Notre Dame for children ages 5 to 11; A Child’s Place Summer Camp for children ages 3 through 6 (entering first grade); and STEM Day Camp focusing on science, technology…

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February 24, 2014

NDMU Working to Remedy Gender Disparity in Literary Journals

The annual VIDA Count of female bylines in literary journals has once again revealed huge disparities in the rates at which men and women’s writing is recognized, encouraged, and rewarded. For example, VIDA, a women’s literary organization, found that in 2013 the New York Review of Books had 636 male…

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Story: Baltimore Writer and Notre Dame Grad Sheri Booker Wins NAACP Image Award

February 22, 2014

Baltimore Writer and Notre Dame Grad Sheri Booker Wins NAACP Image Award

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 22, 2014—Baltimore author and Notre Dame of Maryland University  graduate Sheri Booker '04 has been awarded an NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Literary Work from a Debut Author for her memoir, Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner City Funeral Home.

Booker…

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Story: Ann Arbor, MI Student Takes First Place in Notre Dame’s 2013-2014 Eichner Awards for Young Poets

February 19, 2014

Ann Arbor, MI Student Takes First Place in Notre Dame’s 2013-2014 Eichner Awards for Young Poets

Hanel Baveja of Huron High School in Ann Arbor, MI, has been awarded first prize in Notre Dame of Maryland University's 2013-2014 Eichner Awards for Young Poets for her poem “The Concavity of Checkmate.”

The prestigious award, named in honor of poet, teacher and alumna, Sister Maura Eichner, SSND '41…

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Story: NDMU Grad Sheri Booker Nominated for NAACP Image Award

February 4, 2014

NDMU Grad Sheri Booker Nominated for NAACP Image Award

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 5, 2014—Baltimore author and Notre Dame of Maryland University  graduate Sheri Booker '04 has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Literary Work from a Debut Author for her memoir, Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner City Funeral Home.

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February 3, 2014

Notre Dame Celebrates Living Well Week

Notre  Dame is observing Living Well Week from Feb. 9 to 15 with a series of events that will offer students, faculty and staff opportunities to take care of mind, body and spirit. Take a look at the schedule below and plan to join in!

During the week, we will be conducting a School Supply Drive for…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Welcomes  Catholic Relief Services’ CEO Carolyn Woo as 2014 Commencement Speaker

January 29, 2014

Notre Dame of Maryland University Welcomes Catholic Relief Services’ CEO Carolyn Woo as 2014 Commencement Speaker

Notre Dame of Maryland University announced today that Carolyn Woo, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, will speak at the 2014 Commencement on May 24 at the Hilton Baltimore. Dr. Woo will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at the ceremony.

Dr. Woo has led Baltimore-based…

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Story: Notre Dame to Host Annual Convention of Maryland Association of Nursing Students

January 22, 2014

Notre Dame to Host Annual Convention of Maryland Association of Nursing Students

More than 200 nursing students from across the state will gather Sunday on the campus of Notre Dame of Maryland University for the 34th Annual Convention of the Maryland Association of Nursing Students.

The day-long event, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Notre Dame’s campus at 4701 N. Charles St…

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January 21, 2014

Four Notre Dame Students Invited to Participate in Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society International Convention

BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 21, 2014—Four Notre Dame of Maryland University English majors were recently invited to participate in the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, which convenes in Savannah, GA from February 26 to March  1.

Seniors Katelyn Richardson and Kristen Gilbert will deliver their original…

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January 21, 2014

Notre Dame Faculty Member Co-Authors "Teach Math with a Wii"

Everyone is back to school from the winter break and likely more than a few kids got a Wii U or a new Wii game as a gift. Now with Teach Math with the Wii: Engage Your K-7 Students through Gaming Technology, by Meghan Hearn, an adjunct faculty member at Notre Dame of Maryland University, and Matthew…

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Story: School of Nursing  Awarded Two Grants to Address Shortage of Nursing Educators

January 17, 2014

School of Nursing Awarded Two Grants to Address Shortage of Nursing Educators

In an effort to address Maryland’s shortage of nursing educators, Notre Dame of Maryland University’s School of Nursing has been awarded two grants, one that will fund faculty as they seek to enrich their teaching, and the other providing a scholarship to a registered nurse who would like to teach.

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