Sister Helen Prejean, world-renowned social justice advocate and author of the book, Dead Man Walking, will deliver a virtual commencement address to nearly 700 Notre Dame of Maryland University graduates on May 22, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the Baltimore Convention Center. Her book sparked a national debate on capital punishment and inspired an Academy Award-winning movie, a play, and an opera.
Learn More About Sister Prejean
NDMU Student Literary Magazine Wins National Award
The latest issue of Damozel was recently honored for excellence by the National Council of Teachers of English, as NDMU's student literary magazine was named a Merit winner for the REALM (Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines) Award program.
The 2020-21 literary editors – Lindsey Pytrykow ’22 and Rochelle Thompson ’22 – led a team of their peers to review and publish submissions of poetry, short stories, photography, and drawings. Read faculty editor Micah Castelo ’18, Pytrykow, and Thompson's thoughts on receiving the national award.
NDMU Education Program Honored for School Partnerships
NDMU’s teacher preparation program was named one of the nation’s best for innovative partnerships with local schools that prepare students to become effective educators.
The National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) selected NDMU for a 2022 Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award. The honorees received their awards during the NAPDS National Conference in Chicago from Feb. 10-12. Learn more about the award and NDMU's PDS program.
Education Grad Honored for Innovative STEM Program
A local educator and Notre Dame of Maryland University graduate won a prestigious award for launching an innovative STEM program at her elementary school.
Emily Langton ’13, M’15 received a 2022 Program of Excellence Award from the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA), one of the world’s highest honors for K-12 education programs in STEM. Learn more about her Project Lead the Way Launch program at Owings Mills Elementary School, and how NDMU helped prepare her to be a leader in STEM education.
Universitas 2021 Now Available Online
For the first time, Universitas is published online as a fully designed website. Check out the online edition of Universitas 2021, which includes the same articles as the print magazine, including a feature on Go BeyoND: The Campaign for NDMU, profiles of six alumnae donors, and an #NDMUProud section sharing news and updates from alumni.
A Child's Place Updates
Starting this June, A Child’s Place preschool is now enrolling children as young as age 2 and offering a 20% off discount for current NDMU faculty, students, and staff members. For more information or to enroll your child today, please email our new director Katie McDonald at Kmcdonald6@ndm.edu.
With the help of nearly $100,000 in grants, A Child's Place has been able to make renovations to the playground, library, grounds and curriculum, purchase personal protective equipment, provide professional development for teachers and update classrooms. The preschool also hosted unique in-house field trips including a petting zoo, pottery class, and welcoming members from the Philadelphia ballet professional orchestra. More updates are on the horizon as additional funds are awarded!
Spring Copyright Workshops
The library has five virtual workshops remaining for the spring semester. The next session, "How to Find and Legally use Images," is scheduled for 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1. A full schedule is available below, click the links for registration and additional information on each individual workshop.
The Spring 2022 Nursing/Health Professionals Career Fair will be held on Thursday, Feb 24, 4:00-6:30 pm. Meet employers in group sessions via Zoom. Register at ndm.edu/nursingfair. Open to Nursing, Radiography, and other allied health professions.
Conference and Auxiliary Services
2022 Summer Camps
Registration for the following summer camps is now live! Click on each camp below for additional information: