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October 21, 2012

Malala Yousafzai Attack Shows the Need to Keep Pushing for Women's Education

Letter to the Editor, Baltimore Sun

The tragic assassination attempt in Pakistan against 14-year-old student Malala Yousafzai, merely because she was a female who spoke out for women's education, is a disturbing reminder that there are still places in our world where an educated woman is considered…

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October 10, 2012

Academically Anchored: Notre Dame Students Outperform Peers on Critical Educational Assessment

Notre Dame of Maryland University Women’s College students outperformed their peers in the second leg of the Collegiate 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…

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Story: Rebecca Sawyer Joins Notre Dame of Maryland University  as Vice President for Student Life

September 24, 2012

Rebecca Sawyer Joins Notre Dame of Maryland University as Vice President for Student Life

Notre Dame of Maryland University is announcing the appointment of Rebecca Sawyer, Ed.D., as vice president for student life. As a senior member of the University’s leadership team, Dr. Sawyer will enhance and strengthen Notre Dame’s departments of student life, including residence life, student activities…

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September 11, 2012

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

Notre Dame of Maryland University continues to be ranked among Best Regional Universities-North by U.S. News & World Report, coming in at No. 33 in the magazine’s annual college guide. For the fourth consecutive year, Notre Dame was highlighted as one of the region’s “Great Schools, Great Prices,” for…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Breaks Ground on New Academic Building

September 11, 2012

Notre Dame of Maryland University Breaks Ground on New Academic Building

Notre Dame of Maryland University held a ground breaking ceremony this afternoon for a new academic building, a $15 million, 36,500 square foot facility to support its schools of education and nursing.

“Our new building will support the Schools of Education and Nursing – a design that includes collaborative…

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September 6, 2012

Notre Dame of Maryland University Hires Deanna McCormick as Vice President for Finance and Administration

Notre Dame of Maryland University is naming Deanna S. McCormick as vice president for finance and administration. As chief financial administrator and a member of its senior leadership team, Ms. McCormick will spearhead the University’s finance and investments, budget and financial reporting, human resources…

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July 20, 2012

Loyola/Notre Dame Library Names Barbara Preece as Director

The Board of Trustees of the Loyola/Notre Dame Library has named Barbara G. Preece as the library’s new director, succeeding John McGinty who is retiring in December.

“With a firm focus on mission, a passion for working directly with a range of library users, significant consortial experience, and a…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Nursing Receives $125,000 Grant from the Middendorf Foundation

July 10, 2012

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Nursing Receives $125,000 Grant from the Middendorf Foundation

Notre Dame of Maryland University has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the Middendorf Foundation to support a simulation lab within the Center for Caring with Technology in its new School of Nursing academic building.

“The Middendorf Foundation’s award for the School of Nursing supports our shared…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University Confers Emerita Status on President Mary Pat Seurkamp as She Presides Over Historic 2012 Commencement Ceremony

May 26, 2012

Notre Dame of Maryland University Confers Emerita Status on President Mary Pat Seurkamp as She Presides Over Historic 2012 Commencement Ceremony

Notre Dame of Maryland University celebrated a historic commencement on May 26, its first as a University and the final official event of Dr. Mary Pat Seurkamp’s 15-year presidency. In recognition of her outstanding legacy of service to Notre Dame and to higher education, the Board of Trustees conferred…

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May 20, 2012

President Seurkamp Honored by Loyola University

Notre Dame of Maryland University President Mary Pat Seurkamp was awarded Loyola University Maryland’s John Henry Newman medal for outstanding contributions to Catholic education at the school’s commencement exercises on May 19. Loyola University President Brian F. Linnane, S.J. presented President Seurkamp…

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Story: President-elect Conneely Receives United Way Award Named in His Honor

May 8, 2012

President-elect Conneely Receives United Way Award Named in His Honor

United Way of the Bluegrass has recognized the incoming Notre Dame of Maryland University president for his leadership in providing  local and regional solutions for the organization.

Dr. Jim Conneely, currently associate provost and vice president for student affairs at Eastern Kentucky University…

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April 2, 2012

Notre Dame’s Blue and White Ball Raises $1 Million in Honor of Retiring President Mary Pat Seurkamp

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s Blue and White Ball raised an astounding $1 million in support of the new Seurkamp Fund for Academic Excellence, honoring retiring President Mary Pat Seurkamp. Denise Koch, WJZ-TV news anchor, emceed the March 31 gala along with Board of Trustees chair Patricia J.…

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March 15, 2012

Notre Dame of Maryland University Named to 2012 President’s Honor Roll for Community Service

Notre Dame of Maryland University has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in recognition of its community outreach partnerships, which resulted in more than 16,000 donated service hours in 2011.

Administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service…

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