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December 3, 2013

Notre Dame Student Selected for First Maryland Sustainability Challenge

Mattie Kobus, a Notre Dame of Maryland University sophomore environmental sustainability major, has been selected to compete in the State of Maryland's first ever Sustainable Growth Challenge, sponsored by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission.  

The event is a collegiate-level interdisciplinary…

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Story: Notre Dame's Field Hockey Team Honored by Peers

December 2, 2013

Notre Dame's Field Hockey Team Honored by Peers

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s field hockey 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 3-D Award was developed prior to…

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November 14, 2013

NDMU Education Student Named Employee of the Month by Arundel Schools

Angie Robertson, a student in the Accelerated Certification in Teaching in the School of Education, has been named Employee of the Month by the Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

Robertson is a staff assistant in the Division of Human Resources, where her main responsibility as Staff Assistant is to…

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November 1, 2013

Notre Dame Joins Maryland Colleges to Tackle Excessive Drinking

Maryland health and higher education leaders have announced the formation and first products of a new Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College Drinking and Related Problems. The products include a comprehensive report on what colleges are doing in the state on this issue, and a Guide to Best Practices…

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Story: NDMU Alumna Mary Beth Lennon  Named President of Mercy High School

October 29, 2013

NDMU Alumna Mary Beth Lennon Named President of Mercy High School

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 29 2013—Notre Dame of Maryland University alumna Mary Beth Lennon has been appointed president of Mercy High School in Baltimore. Lennon, a Mercy graduate, will be the first alumna of that school to serve as president.

In Lennon’s honor, Notre Dame President Joan Develin Coley announced…

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Story: Road Scholar: NDMU Student Commutes From New York

October 25, 2013

Road Scholar: NDMU Student Commutes From New York

It’s not uncommon to hear students in Gator Lounge complain about monster commutes to school. But it’s doubtful anyone can top Kerry McDonald, who travels nearly 200 miles each way to class at Notre Dame.

Luckily, he only has to do it once a week.

Kerry, a health care consultant who started the M.S…

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Story: Notre Dame Dedicates New University Academic Building

October 18, 2013

Notre Dame Dedicates New University Academic Building

Notre Dame of Maryland University officials cut the ribbon Friday, Oct. 18 on the campus’ newly completed University Academic Building at a dedication and blessing ceremony.

"This will be a center of seeking, learning, and teaching what is true," said Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, auxiliary bishop of…

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October 14, 2013

NDMU Associate Dean Named AIEA Neal Presidential Fellow

Dr. Astrid Schmidt-King, Associate Dean for International Education and Associate Faculty at Notre Dame of Maryland University, has been named an Association of International Education Administrators Neal Presidential Fellow for 2013-2014.

Dr. Schmidt-King, as head of Notre Dame’s Office of International…

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Story: Gormley Gallery Presents Erika Kim Milenkovic: Basics

October 14, 2013

Gormley Gallery Presents Erika Kim Milenkovic: Basics

Baltimore artist Erika Kim Milenkovic explores the human and natural world by combining discarded materials with creative processes of sewing, weaving and paper-making.

October 21 through November 22, 2013

Reception-Saturday, October 26 from 4 to 6 pm

Gallery talk Wednesday November 13 at noon

Gormley…

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Story: The Class of 2017 Takes Off

October 10, 2013

The Class of 2017 Takes Off

They come from as near as Baltimore and the Washington D.C. suburbs, and as far as California, Turkey, Taiwan and Pakistan. They include athletes, musicians, two-thirds of a set of triplets and an Emergency Medical Technician.

What they share in common is that they are Notre Dame's Class of 2017. And…

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Story: Author Julia Alvarez to Deliver Lecture and Reading

October 8, 2013

Author Julia Alvarez to Deliver Lecture and Reading

Join the Notre Dame community at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 for an evening with Julia Alvarez, author of In the Time of the Butterflies, the 2013 Campus Common Reading for Notre Dame of Maryland University.

In this historical novel, Alvarez, a native of the Dominican Republic, chronicles the courage, faith and martyrdom…

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Story: Notre Dame Awarded $100,000 Hearst Foundations Grant

October 2, 2013

Notre Dame Awarded $100,000 Hearst Foundations Grant

Notre Dame of Maryland University has been awarded a $100,000 capital grant from the Hearst Foundations for the School of Nursing’s Center for Caring with Technology, a state-of-the-art clinical education facility featuring three sophisticated simulation labs.

The grant will be used to purchase a second…

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Story: Three Notre Dame students awarded Clare and Robert Moore Scholarships

September 18, 2013

Three Notre Dame students awarded Clare and Robert Moore Scholarships

Three NDMU students have been awarded Clare and Robert Moore Scholarships: Kristen Gilbert, Jasmine Brooks, and Montez Jennings (left to right). Kristen also received the scholarship in the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 academic years.

The Clare and Robert Moore Scholarship Fund offers a yearly $1,000 scholarship…

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Story: Maxine Wood '63 featured in Time magazine story on the March on Washington

September 17, 2013

Maxine Wood '63 featured in Time magazine story on the March on Washington

In its issue commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Time magazine featured 17 prominent Americans who attended the 1963 rally and heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s “ I Have a Dream" speech, including Maxine Wood from Notre Dame's class of '63. She and her classmates will be on campus…

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Story: Notre Dame's Renaissance Institute Marks 25th Year

September 12, 2013

Notre Dame's Renaissance Institute Marks 25th Year

The Renaissance Institute, Baltimore’s lifelong learning community for adults age 50 and above, celebrates its 25th year with the Sept. 12 start of the fall semester.

The Institute, housed on the campus of Notre Dame of Maryland University in Homeland, will mark the occasion with a rally featuring reflections…

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Story: "Gladys Goldstein: Retrospective and Alumnae Invitational" at Gormley Gallery Sept. 3 to Oct. 10

September 3, 2013

"Gladys Goldstein: Retrospective and Alumnae Invitational" at Gormley Gallery Sept. 3 to Oct. 10

Gladys Goldstein: Retrospective and Alumnae Invitational
Retrospective exhibit features select works from noted Baltimore abstract painter and her former Notre Dame Art students

featuring
Kate Purvis-Montoya '68, Marsha Gallo' 68, Claudia A. DeMonte '69, Carla Tomaszewski '73, Lucy Jaffe '77, Sarah…

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Story: Joan Develin Coley, president emerita of McDaniel College, to lead Notre Dame of Maryland University

August 9, 2013

Joan Develin Coley, president emerita of McDaniel College, to lead Notre Dame of Maryland University

Appointment follows resignation of President James F. Conneely

Patricia J. Mitchell, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Notre Dame of Maryland University, has announced the appointment of Joan Develin Coley, Ph.D., President emerita of McDaniel College, to serve as President of the University for the…

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July 23, 2013

Notre Dame Sweeps ACO Rankings

Notre Dame of Maryland University was recognized three times by Affordable Colleges Online for our strong commitment to providing our students with a quality education with a high return on their investment.

Affordable Colleges Online ranked the University on its “Roman Catholic Colleges with High Salaries…

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July 23, 2013

Father Bob Kennedy Retires

Our beloved chaplain, Rev. Robert T. Kennedy, J.D., J.U.D. (affectionately known to all as “Father Bob”), is retiring after six years of dedicated service to Notre Dame of Maryland University. During his tenure at Notre Dame, Fr. Bob has touched countless members of our community—students, alumnae and…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Awarded Full Accreditation: Four-Year Program Graduated First Class in May 2013

July 8, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Awarded Full Accreditation: Four-Year Program Graduated First Class in May 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, the first such program in the nation to be established on the campus of a women’s undergraduate college, has  received full accreditation status from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the official accrediting body of pharmacy…

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Story: Registration Open for Fall Classes at the English Language Institute

July 2, 2013

Registration Open for Fall Classes at the English Language Institute

The English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University is accepting registrations for day classes for the Fall I session, running August 26 to October 18, 2013.

The English Language Institute offers beginning through advanced classes including writing and grammar, reading and discussion…

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Story: “Looking Away,” an Artscape Gallery Network Exhibit, July 8-27, 2013 at Gormley Gallery

July 1, 2013

“Looking Away,” an Artscape Gallery Network Exhibit, July 8-27, 2013 at Gormley Gallery

“Looking Away,” an exhibition of works by local and regional artists curated by Geoff Delanoy, will be shown in Gormley Gallery at Notre Dame of Maryland University, starting Monday, July 8, and running through Saturday, July 27.

An opening reception will take place Friday, July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m.…

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Story: Registration Opens for Fall Spanish Language and Culture Classes  at Notre Dame of Maryland University

June 26, 2013

Registration Opens for Fall Spanish Language and Culture Classes at Notre Dame of Maryland University

Notre Dame of Maryland University has begun registration for three Spanish Language and Culture classes that will run during the fall semester. 

Two sessions of Spanish Language and Culture (Part 1) will be offered on Tuesdays starting on September 24 and running through November 26. Afternoon sessions…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Graduates First Class of Pharmacists, Journalist and Author Kathleen Koch Receives Honorary Doctorate

May 24, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University Graduates First Class of Pharmacists, Journalist and Author Kathleen Koch Receives Honorary Doctorate

Notre Dame of Maryland University celebrated a historic commencement on May 25, as the School of Pharmacy graduated its first class of doctors of pharmacy. The ceremony also marked the first presided over by James F. Conneely, Ph.D., Notre Dame’s twelfth president (click to read his commencement address)…

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May 20, 2013

NDMU Senior Day of Service Combats Summer Learning Loss Among City Head Start Students

On May 20, 2013 volunteers from United Way of Central Maryland, Notre Dame of Maryland University and PNC distributed summer reading bags to Head Start students to take home for the summer—filling an urgent learning need in the lives of these low-income children as many Head Start locations face closure…

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May 10, 2013

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

BALTIMORE – Notre Dame of Maryland University is offering a five-day graduate-level STEM Summer Institute for K-12 teachers, July 22-26 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…

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May 9, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University Professor Wins National Poetry Honors

Notre Dame of Maryland University alumna and Sister Maura Eichner Professor of English Shelley Puhak has won the 2013 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize. The prize, created in honor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Anthony Hecht,is awarded annually to a poet who has published no more than one book of poetry…

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Story: Registration Open for Summer Sessions at the English Language Institute

May 6, 2013

Registration Open for Summer Sessions at the English Language Institute

The English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University is accepting registrations for day classes for the Summer session. The eight-week session runs June 3 to July 26, 2013.

The English Language Institute offers beginning through advanced classes including writing and grammar, reading…

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Story: Five Notre Dame Women Named to Maryland’s Top 100

May 5, 2013

Five Notre Dame Women Named to Maryland’s Top 100

 

Anne Y.F. Lin, Pharm. D. founding dean of the Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, is being honored as one of Maryland’s “Top 100 Women” by The Daily Record, in recognition of her professional accomplishment, community leadership and mentoring. Joining Dr. Lin on the prestigious list…

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April 30, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University Announces Nancy Kreiter Research Day Winners

Notre Dame of Maryland University hosted Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day, an annual showcase of undergraduate research in arts and sciences, on Friday, April 26. President James F. Conneely opened the day’s events, followed by remarks from Sara Bass, alumna of the Class of 2006 and Ph.D. candidate…

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Story: School of Education Students Honored as Teachers of Promise

April 25, 2013

School of Education Students Honored as Teachers of Promise

Seven young women from NDMU’s School of Education have been selected to participate in the Seventh Annual Teachers of Promise (TOP) Institute. An outgrowth of the Maryland Teacher of the Year Program, a program of the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Teacher of the Year Program, Teachers…

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April 24, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Nursing Lands $250K Who Will Care? Grant

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Nursing has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Maryland Hospital Association's Who Will Care? Fund for Nurse Education. The award will support the success of nursing students in the new entry-level baccalaureate program. Notre Dame's first class of 48 junior-level…

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Story:  Notre Dame of Maryland University Showcases Undergraduate Research

April 23, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University Showcases Undergraduate Research

Notre Dame of Maryland University is hosting Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day, an annual showcase of undergraduate research in arts and sciences, on Friday, April 26.

Notre Dame President James F. Conneely, Ph.D., is opening the day’s events, followed by remarks from Sara Bass, alumna of the Class…

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April 7, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University President’s Day of Service Supports Childhood Literacy: Partnership with United Way Benefits Baltimore City Head Start

Notre Dame of Maryland University is celebrating the inauguration of James F. Conneely as its twelfth president with a week-long series of community events, culminating in a day of service on April 7 aimed at stemming summer reading loss among Baltimore City Head Start students.

In partnership with…

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Story: James F. Conneely, Ph.D., is Inaugurated as Notre Dame of Maryland University’s Twelfth President: Leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship will steer University growth

April 5, 2013

James F. Conneely, Ph.D., is Inaugurated as Notre Dame of Maryland University’s Twelfth President: Leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship will steer University growth

Notre Dame of Maryland University installed James F. Conneely, Ph.D. as its twelfth president at a ceremony today attended by more than 700 students, graduates, faculty, staff, religious and political leaders, and additional guests. Evoking Notre Dame’s mission of educating leaders to transform the world…

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March 25, 2013

Dr. James. F. Conneely to be Inaugurated as Notre Dame of Maryland University’s Twelfth President in Historic Ceremony

WHO:                         James F. Conneely, Ph.D., President of Notre Dame of Maryland University

WHAT:                        Presidential Inauguration Ceremony  

WHEN:                        12 noon to 1 p.m. Friday, April 5 (*procession begins at 11:30 a.m. from Gibbons Hall)

WHERE:       …

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Welcomes Journalist and Author Kathleen Koch  as 2013 Commencement Speaker

March 12, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University Welcomes Journalist and Author Kathleen Koch as 2013 Commencement Speaker

Award-winning journalist and author Kathleen Koch will speak at Notre Dame of Maryland University’s 2013 Commencement on May 25 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The historic occasion marks the first commencement of Dr. James Conneely’s presidency and will feature the graduation of the first class…

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February 28, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University Students Join SSND Delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Notre Dame of Maryland University Women's College students are joining a delegation from the School Sisters of Notre Dame to attend the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York, as the CSW addresses the “elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and…

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February 8, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University Announces 2012 Departmental Awards

Notre Dame of Maryland announced departmental awards at its 2013 Notre Dame Day celebration on February 7. The following students were among those honored:

  • Shykera Allender won the departmental award for communication arts
  • Jennifer Ashwell was recognized for representing Notre Dame in the Ethics…

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February 7, 2013

Angela Baumler Receives Distinguished Staff Award from Notre Dame of Maryland University

Angela Baumler, associate director of admissions, was honored by her peers with the  2013 Distinguished Staff Award from Notre Dame of Maryland University at the school’s annual Notre Dame Day celebration February 7.

“Colleagues say, ‘Angela is always supporting campus events--one of her favorites is…

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February 7, 2013

Deborah Calhoun Receives the School Sisters of Notre Dame Mission and Ministry Award

Deborah Calhoun, associate professor and chair of the business department at Notre Dame of Maryland University, was honored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame’s with the 2013 Mission and Ministry Award.

Sister Mary Fitzgerald SSND announced Ms. Calhoun’s award at Notre Dame of Maryland University’s…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University’s G. Avery Bunting Hall Earns LEED-Silver Certification

January 29, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s G. Avery Bunting Hall Earns LEED-Silver Certification

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s G. Avery Bunting Hall has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) -Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, in recognition of the environment-friendly materials and systems in the building’s design and construction.  

Home…

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Story: There Remains a Place for Women’s Colleges

January 28, 2013

There Remains a Place for Women’s Colleges

Letter to the Editor, Chronicle of Higher Education

As president of a university that includes Maryland’s only remaining women’s college, I appreciate the complex forces underlying the decision of the Wilson College board of trustees to admit men to their undergraduate programs (“Seeking Enrollment…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Names First Eichner Poetry Award Winners

January 21, 2013

Notre Dame of Maryland University Names First Eichner Poetry Award Winners

Notre Dame of Maryland University has named Katherine Way the first winner of the Sister Maura Eichner Award for Young Poets. Named in honor of poet, teacher and Notre Dame alumna, Maura Eichner, SSND ’41, the competition celebrates aspiring young female poets nationwide. Ms. Way is a resident of Arlington…

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