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December 26, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University Introduces Bachelors in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Notre Dame of Maryland University now offers a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial-organizational psychology (IOP), a dynamic field that explores workplace issues at both the individual and organizational levels, in order to improve the performance and well-being of employees and employers. The program will…

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Story: April Altamira '08 Begins Peace Corps Service in Guatemala

December 8, 2011

April Altamira '08 Begins Peace Corps Service in Guatemala

April Altamira, 32, of Baltimore, Md., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Guatemala Jan. 4, 2012 to begin pre-service training as a community tourism  Peace Corps volunteer. Upon graduation from volunteer training in April, Altamira will work to facilitate the conservation and…

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December 8, 2011

Registration Opens for Spring Pastoral Spanish Classes at Notre Dame of Maryland University

NOTE: Pastoral Spanish has been renamed Spanish Language and Culture.

Notre Dame of Maryland University has begun registration for two Pastoral Spanish classes that will run during the spring semester. 

Two sessions of Spanish Language and Culture for Pastoral Settings (Part 1) will be offered on Tuesdays…

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November 3, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University Announces President’s Advisory Council

Notre Dame of Maryland University announces the founding members of the President’s Advisory Council, a newly established executive leadership group that will advise and assist President Mary Pat Seurkamp with issues related to Notre Dame’s recent university transition, as well as provide counsel for…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Graduate Joshua Parker M ’10 Named  Maryland Teacher of the Year

October 16, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University Graduate Joshua Parker M ’10 Named Maryland Teacher of the Year

Notre Dame of Maryland University graduate Joshua Parker, an English/Language Arts teacher at Windsor Middle School, has been named Maryland’s 2012 Teacher of the Year. Mr. Parker earned his master's in leadership in teaching from Notre Dame in 2010.

"I am committed to widening the traditional English…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Students Help Disabled Adults Find Creative Expression

October 9, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University Students Help Disabled Adults Find Creative Expression

Notre Dame of Maryland University students are using creative expression to improve the health and emotional well-being of disabled adults at Penn Mar Human Services in Freeland. The undergraduate art majors are working with Penn Mar clients to develop project ideas and assist them in the preparation…

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Story: A Gathering of Voices: The Writings of Sister Maura and Her Students

October 4, 2011

A Gathering of Voices: The Writings of Sister Maura and Her Students

Acclaimed poet and author Elizabeth Spires joins Notre Dame of Maryland University for a tribute to Maura Eichner, SSND, poet and inspirational teacher, at an afternoon reception and reading on Sunday, October 23 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Fourier Hall Library.

A Gathering of Voices celebrates the release…

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September 22, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University Pays Tribute to Outstanding Alumnae: Hornig, Smyth, Love and Walters to receive awards at 2011 Honors Convocation

Notre Dame of Maryland University is paying tribute to outstanding alumnae and community leaders at its annual Honors Convocation ceremony on Saturday, September 24, at 11 a.m. in LeClerc Auditorium. The event brings the University community together to celebrate academic achievement and service. New…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland Dedicates G. Avery Bunting Hall:  25,000 Square Foot Green Building is New Home to School of Pharmacy

September 22, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland Dedicates G. Avery Bunting Hall: 25,000 Square Foot Green Building is New Home to School of Pharmacy

Notre Dame of Maryland University is celebrating the dedication of G. Avery Bunting Hall, the newly completed 25,000 square foot School of Pharmacy facility, which brings total campus space supporting pharmacy studies to 40,000 square feet. The building is named for the noted pharmacist and founder of…

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September 20, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University Earns High Marks in Student Engagement

Notre Dame of Maryland University students are among the most engaged in the United States, according to the 2011 National Survey of Student Engagement. The study of first- and senior-year students showed Notre Dame Women’s College undergraduates are more engaged and more satisfied with their college…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Great Schools/Great Prices” Category

September 13, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University Named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Great Schools/Great Prices” Category

 

For the third year running, Notre Dame of Maryland University is named to “Great Schools, Great Prices,” U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of schools offering high quality academic programs for significant value, coming in at the No. 10 spot. The University also ranked No. 30 among Best Regional…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Debuts! Campus community celebrates new status, commitment to innovation

September 8, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland University Debuts! Campus community celebrates new status, commitment to innovation

Amid celebrations of its past, present and future, College of Notre Dame of Maryland today becomes Notre Dame of Maryland University. The new University makes its debut on an historic date, September 9, 2011 – the 116th anniversary of the institution’s first day of class in 1895. 

“At this pivotal moment…

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Story: $450,000 NSF Grant Will Fund STEM Scholarships

August 30, 2011

$450,000 NSF Grant Will Fund STEM Scholarships

Notre Dame of Maryland University is awarding scholarships of up to $10,000 annually to academically talented undergraduates in its Women’s College who are pursuing degrees in STEM fields: physics, mathematics, engineering and computer information systems. The scholarships will be awarded through the…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland Celebrates University Designation September 9, 2011

August 10, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland Celebrates University Designation September 9, 2011

BALTIMORE—Notre Dame of Maryland is hosting a series of celebrations for students, alumnae and alumni, faculty and staff to commemorate its transition from college to university status.

Friday, September 9
8:30 to 10:30 a.m. “Gibbons Hall Tower of Pancakes” Breakfast, Noyes House lawn

Step into the past…

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August 1, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland Offers New Master’s Degree in English Literature

BALTIMORE--Notre Dame of Maryland University is launching a master’s degree in English literature, with classes starting in September 2011. The intensive program is designed for education professionals seeking to become better teachers of English and for students preparing for doctoral-level work in…

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July 22, 2011

Renaissance Institute Hosts Open House on August 9

Renaissance Institute, a lifelong-learning program at College of Notre Dame of Maryland, will host an open house for new members on August 9, 2011, from 10-11:30 a.m. in Fourier Hall.

Renaissance Institute is a peer-taught program for students 50 and older. With more than 325 members, the institute…

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July 22, 2011

Notre Dame of Maryland Introduces Master’s in Knowledge Management

Responding regional demand for professionals skilled in the creation, enhancement and use of knowledge assets, Notre Dame of Maryland School of Arts and Sciences is launching a Master of Science in Knowledge Management. The program offers students the opportunity to develop multidisciplinary competencies…

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Story: Gormley Gallery Announces Fall Exhibits

July 6, 2011

Gormley Gallery Announces Fall Exhibits

Gormley Gallery at Notre Dame of Maryland University is announcing two new exhibits by local artists for fall 2011.

The Pattern More Complicated features the paintings of Baltimore artist Jim Condron. Infused with energy, Condron’s work focuses on elements within the landscape, the patterns and colors…

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July 1, 2011

College of Notre Dame of Maryland Debuts New University Identity

In another step toward university designation on September 9, College of Notre Dame of Maryland is previewing its new branding and identity to website visitors, Facebook friends and Twitter followers this weekend. At the heart of the new Notre Dame of Maryland University identity is a blue and white…

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June 27, 2011

College of Notre Dame Hosts “Compression|Expansion,” an Artscape Off-Site Exhibit

BALTIMORE — “Compression|Expansion,” an exhibition of works by local and regional artists that conceptually engage the interrelation between representation and current affairs, will be shown in Gormley Gallery at College of Notre Dame of Maryland starting Saturday, July 9, and running through Saturday…

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June 20, 2011

College of Notre Dame of Maryland Offers Peek at New University Identity

On its path to becoming Notre Dame of Maryland University on September 9, College of Notre Dame of Maryland is offering a sneak peek at its new look! Beginning on June 20, Notre Dame will use the web, Facebook and Twitter to share the traditions and history that have influenced the path to its new identity…

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May 20, 2011

Renaissance Institute Summer 2011 Seminar Series Explores World War II Heroes, Victims and Spies

Renaissance Institute, a lifelong learning program at College of Notre Dame of Maryland, is exploring World War II and its aftermath with two Summer 2011 Seminars at Loyola/Notre Dame Library.

Saturday, June 11 at 1 p.m. Renaissance Institute presents reflections on World War II, as noted historian…

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May 18, 2011

College of Notre Dame of Maryland Welcomes Dr. Dorothy Brown as 2011 Commencement Speaker

College of Notre Dame of Maryland welcomes distinguished alumna Dr. Dorothy Brown as its 2011 commencement speaker. A former provost and professor of history at Georgetown University, Dr. Brown will receive an honorary degree at Notre Dame’s 116th commencement exercises on May 28, 2011 at the Baltimore…

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May 3, 2011

Mary Pat Seurkamp Will Retire From College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 2012 After 15 Years as President

College of Notre Dame of Maryland President Mary Pat Seurkamp has announced plans to retire at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year, her 15th as president and her 43rd as a leader in higher education. President Seurkamp shared her plans with students, faculty and staff at a lunchtime gathering today…

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April 11, 2011

College of Notre Dame Students Form “Living Clothesline” to Protest Violence Against Women

Students at College of Notre Dame of Maryland are forming a living clothesline on campus to raise awareness of violence against women and girls and to announce the arrival of the Notre Dame Clothesline Project on campus.

From 12:15 until 1:30 p.m. on April 19, students will walk the campus joined by…

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April 5, 2011

College of Notre Dame Celebrates Nancy Kreiter Research Day

College of Notre Dame of Maryland is hosting Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day, the college’s annual showcase of undergraduate research in arts and sciences, on Friday, April 15.

Notre Dame Vice President for Academic Affairs Christine De Vinne, O.S.U., Ph.D., is opening the day’s events, followed…

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April 4, 2011

College of Notre Dame of Maryland Hosts Seder

College of Notre Dame of Maryland is hosting a Seder for the campus community on Wednesday, April 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Doyle Formal Lounge. 

Tickets are $13.00 for non-students and $5.00 for students. Contact Sister Mary Roy Weiss, SSND at 410-532-5565 or mweiss@ndm.edu.

More than 60 people from…

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March 30, 2011

Renaissance Institute Hosts Open House May 12th

Renaissance Institute, a lifelong learning program at College of Notre Dame of Maryland, will host an open house for new members on Thursday, May 12, from 10:00-11:30 am in Fourier Hall

Renaissance Institute is a peer-taught program for those who have reached the age of 50. With more than 325 members…

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March 23, 2011

College of Notre Dame of Maryland Seeks 25,000 Volunteers for Breast Cancer Research

College of Notre Dame of Maryland is supporting the Love/Avon Army of Women, a nationwide initiative to recruit 1 million volunteers to enroll in research to help uncover the causes of breast cancer. A program of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation and funded by a grant from the Avon Foundation, the…

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March 16, 2011

College of Notre Dame Students Outperform Peers on Critical Educational Assessment

College of Notre Dame of Maryland students outperformed their peers in the second leg of the College Learning Assessment (CLA), the school reports. Based on their scores as incoming students and again as seniors, Notre Dame students showed more improved critical, analytical and communication skills after…

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March 15, 2011

College of Notre Dame of Maryland Hosts First Thursdays Information Sessions

College of Notre Dame of Maryland is hosting “First Thursdays” open house and recruitment events the first Thursday of every month, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Fourier Hall, showcasing the College of Adult Undergraduate Studies (formerly Weekend College and Accelerated College) and Graduate Studies Program.…

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March 11, 2011

Notre Dame Introduces Environmental Sustainability Major

College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Arts and Sciences is launching a major in Environmental Sustainability. The interdisciplinary program offers students the opportunity to study the relationships between environmental concerns and social, political and economic institutions.

“Environmental…

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March 9, 2011

College of Notre Dame Hosts 22nd Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition

The 22nd National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition will take place Monday, March 28, through Friday, April 29, in Gormley Gallery at College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Jose Dominguez, executive director of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, is the juror.

The exhibition features the work of 22 artists…

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March 3, 2011

Mitchell Receives Distinguished Staff Award

James Mitchell, interim director of campus operations, received the 2011 Distinguished Staff Award from College of Notre Dame of Maryland at the school’s annual Notre Dame Day celebration.

“Jim and his team have created the best and most professional safety and security department the College has ever…

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March 3, 2011

Loyola/Notre Dame Library Presents “Letters From Andalusia”: Flannery O’Connor’s 1963-64 Correspondence with Notre Dame Poet Sister Maura Eichner

“Letters from Andalusia,” a new exhibit at Loyola/Notre Dame Library highlights writer Flannery O’Connor’s unique relationship with College of Notre Dame. O’Connor was not only the most important female Catholic writer of the 20th century, but was also a treasured correspondent of poet and College of…

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March 3, 2011

Lenten Event Celebrates Beauty and Mystery of Saint John’s Bible

College of Notre Dame of Maryland and Loyola University Maryland invite the Greater Baltimore/Washington community to a Lenten celebration at the Baltimore Basilica, featuring the magnificent Saint John’s Bible. With illumination and text selected from the book of the Prophets, the evening will feature…

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March 2, 2011

College of Notre Dame Alumnae Association Presents “My Odyssey: Ghana to IND” Reflections of Kathleen Feeley, SSND

Kathleen Feeley, SSND, former president of College of Notre Dame of Maryland and current interim president of the Institute of Notre Dame, will share reflections on her career in service in “My Odyssey: Ghana to IND,” on Wednesday, April 27, at College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

The evening, sponsored…

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February 25, 2011

Loyola/Notre Dame Library Screens Smoke Signals as Part of “Books into Film” Series

The Loyola/Notre Dame Library is hosting a screening and discussion of the film “Smoke Signals” and short story collection “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven” on Monday, Mar. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Ridley Auditorium.

College of Notre Dame of Maryland Associate Professor of Communication Arts…

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February 23, 2011

Gift funds addition of Saint John’s Bible to Loyola/Notre Dame Library collection

The Loyola/Notre Dame Library will add a Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible, a fine art reproduction of an extraordinary handwritten, hand-illuminated text, to its permanent collection, thanks to a gift of $130,000 from Mary C. Mangione and her family in memory of her late husband Nicholas B…

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February 14, 2011

School of Education Hosts Discussion & Screening of “Library of the Early Mind”

College of Notre Dame of Maryland School of Education is hosting a discussion and screening of “Library of the Early Mind: a Grown-Up Look at the Art of Children’s Literature” on Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00 p.m. at LeClerc Auditorium.

Featuring more than 40 contemporary children’s book authors, illustrators…

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February 8, 2011

College of Notre Dame Students to Attend UN Commission on the Status of Women

A delegation from the School Sisters of Notre Dame, including students from SSND-sponsored College of Notre Dame of Maryland, will attend the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York this month as the CSW addresses the issue of “access and participation of women and girls in education…

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February 8, 2011

College of Notre Dame Announces Thomas Maher as Vice President, Finance & Administration

College of Notre Dame of Maryland President Mary Pat Seurkamp has announced the appointment of Thomas Maher as Vice President for Finance and Administration. As the College’s chief financial administrator, Mr. Maher will be responsible for finance and investments, budget and financial reporting, human…

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February 8, 2011

College of Notre Dame Selected for $80K “Project RN” Grant From the CareFirst Foundation

College of Notre Dame of Maryland has been awarded a Project RN grant from the CareFirst Foundation to attract more nursing professionals into the classroom as educators. The grant of $80,000 will support practicing nurses pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, in exchange for a commitment…

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February 7, 2011

College of Notre Dame Presents “Hearts for Arts’ Sake” Series at Villa Assumpta

College of Notre Dame of Maryland presents “Hearts for Arts’ Sake,” a series of cultural events hosted for the enjoyment of the School Sisters of Notre Dame at Villa Assumpta. Featuring music, song and poetry readings performed by College faculty and staff, all events are free and open to the public…

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January 21, 2011

Registration Underway For Spring & Summer Classes at the English Language Institute

The English Language Institute at College of Notre Dame of Maryland is accepting registrations for day classes for the Spring and Summer sessions.

The first nine-week session runs January 24-March 25, 2011. The second session runs March 28 – May 20, 2011. Summer sessions will run from June 6 – July…

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January 13, 2011

Gormley Gallery Hosts Photography Exhibit: “The Path to Accuracy is Silence”

Gormley Gallery at College of Notre Dame of Maryland is hosting “The Path to Accuracy is Silence,” an exhibit of the photography of Brian Patrick Miller. The collection includes both portraits and groups of individuals, and traces Miller’s personal history of travel, chance meetings, and engaging people…

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January 13, 2011

Renaissance Institute Presents “Mini-Med School” Health Series

Renaissance Institute announces “Mini-Med School,” an educational series for adults 50 and older, who have a healthy curiosity about science, genetics and medicine. The classes feature physicians, nurses, and other health specialists from St. Joseph Medical Center in lively discussions on a wide range…

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