Over the last decade, a historic shift has occurred from Judaism to Islam as the paradigmatic interfaith relationship of the Catholic Church. Such was the thesis presented by CNN’s senior Vatican analyst, John Allen, Jr., who discussed the Vatican’s interfaith relations at Notre Dame College on Nov. 4.

Saturdays in the fall and winter are a hectic time in collegiate swimming and diving. On one recent Saturday, though, Notre Dame swimmers and divers took time to run a meet, not compete in one.

Students in Notre Dame’s Academic Support Center interviewed for government jobs with a Workforce Recruitment Program representative in October.

Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library will host “The Art of Morton Smith,” a solo exhibit of realist paintings by the Beachwood, Ohio artist. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m., and the show will run through Dec. 17.

Smith exhibited artistic talent at a young age and won a scholarship to the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C. after high school. There he studied under noted artists Richard Lahey and Edmund Archer.

Christmas is magical at Notre Dame College and we want to share that magic with you! Gather your friends and family and join us at the annual Christmas Lighting, the Alumni & Friends Breakfast with Santa, and the Christmas concert.

A group of Notre Dame College photography students spent much of the spring 2010 semester on a unique project capturing the joy and sorrow of seriously ill patients, and their families, as they received end-of-life care at Hospice of the Western Reserve. An exhibit of these photographs titled “A Place of Comfort & Care: Hospice of the Western Reserve“ will open with a reception at Notre Dame College on Thursday, Sept. 16. 

Notre Dame College’s Center for Pastoral Theology and Ministry hosted its 26th annual Eleanor Malburg Eastern Churches Seminar, which convened renowned theologians from the Catholic and Orthodox faiths, on Oct. 8 and 9. A DVD set of this year’s seminar titled “Orthodox and Catholics: Together Yet Apart” can now be purchased from Eastern Christian Media.

A musical best described as part “Phantom,” part “Little Shop of Horrors” and part “The Office,” is set to premiere at Notre Dame College at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11. “The Temp,” produced by and starring NDC students is a funny story of an office gone bad.

Notre Dame students have a chance to interview with local employers for full-time, part-time and internship positions at a mini job fair in the foyer of the Administration Building from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17.

The event is sponsored by Notre Dame College Career Services Center and open to current students and alumni only. The employers in attendance are:

Notre Dame College’s Academic Support Center is holding a fundraiser at California Pizza Kitchen at Legacy Village on Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Those who dine at CPK and present this flyer that day will have 20 percent of their bill donated to the ASC. The Academic Support Center staff hopes you will support its many services to students with learning differences, while having a great time at California Pizza Kitchen.