Notre Dame of Maryland University Welcome Crew volunteers, residence advisors and orientation leaders teamed up to assist new and returning undergraduate students as they arrived on campus last weekend. After move-in was completed on Friday and Saturday, orientation activities included an outdoor cookout behind Doyle Hall, a Lighting the Way lantern chain event with the entire student body and a wacky waffle extravaganza to conclude the weekend Sunday night. Welcome home, Gators!
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Suzy Kopf’s Orange Crush on Display at Gormley Gallery from September 6 – October 7
Gormley Gallery, located on the second floor of Fourier Hall, is pleased to present Orange Crush, a solo exhibition by Baltimore-based artist Suzy Kopf. The exhibition will be on display beginning Tuesday, September 6 and continuing through Friday, October 7. Kopf will be on campus for an Artist’s Reception on Saturday, September 17 from 4 to 6 p.m., and she will hold a Gallery Talk on Friday, September 23 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
NDMU Athletics Begins Fall Season on September 1
NDMU’s field hockey, soccer and volleyball programs will begin their 2022 seasons with a trio of road contests this week. Field hockey travels to Washington College and volleyball plays at Goucher on Thursday, while soccer heads to Gallaudet for a Friday night matchup. The first home games on campus for the Gators are set for Thursday, September 7, when soccer hosts Trinity at 4 p.m. and volleyball takes on McDaniel at 7 p.m.
The volleyball program, which has reached the CSAC championship game in each of the last three seasons, was ranked No. 2 in the conference's preseason poll.
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NDMU PhD Student Honored as Maryland History Day Middle School Teacher of the Year
An NDMU PhD student was recently selected as the Maryland History Day Middle School Teacher of the Year in recognition of his work supporting students throughout a year-long research competition. Devin Page M’02, who previously earned a master’s degree from Notre Dame in elementary education and teaching, is now enrolled in NDMU’s Instructional Leadership for Changing Populations doctorate program.
With the state award, Page became eligible for National History Day Teacher of the Year consideration, and he was recognized as a top six finalist for that honor in June.
Baltimore Collegetown Shuttle Resumes Service for Fall Semester
The Baltimore Collegetown Shuttle resumed full service for the fall semester on Monday. The shuttle goes to three schools - Johns Hopkins University (Homewood Campus), Notre Dame of Maryland University and Towson University. In addition to the three schools, it stops at Penn Station, Towson Town Center, Towson Place Shopping Center, and the Shops at Kenilworth.
Anyone with an NDMU ID (student, faculty, and staff) is eligible to utilize the shuttle's services for free, and riders may be accompanied by up to two guests.
Fall Copyright Workshops
The library will hold seven workshops (four virtual, three in-person) throughout the fall semester, beginning with a one-hour Zoom session on Tuesday, September 27! A full schedule is available below, click the links for registration and additional information on each individual workshop.
- Tuesday, September 27: Copyright Crash Course (12 to 1 pm, Zoom)
- Wednesday, September 28: Copyright for Creators - Graphic Arts and Design (4 to 5 pm, LND Library)
- Wednesday, October 5: How to Find and Legally Use Images (12 to 1 pm, Zoom)
- Monday, October 17: The New Copyright Small Claims Court - What You Need to Know About the Copyright Claims Board (12 to 1 pm, Zoom)
- Wednesday, October 26: Copyright for Creators - Music and Sampling (4 to 5 pm, LND Library)
- Wednesday, November 2: Addressing the Textbook Affordability Problem - An Introduction to Open Educational Resources (12 to 1 pm, Zoom)
- Wednesday, November 9: Copyright for Creators - Fan Fiction (4 to 5 pm, LND Library)
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