First Sunday of Lent

Genesis 9: 8-15   1 Peter 3: 18 - 22;   Mark 1: 12 - 15

Notre Dame College business students are about to learn service aptitude from the consultant who has helped Starbucks, Lexus and the Ritz-Carlton, among other world-class companies.

John DiJulius, an international customer experience consultant, best-selling author of two books and owner of two businesses, will present at noon, Wednesday, February 18, in the Performing Arts Center.

Registration fees to conferences featuring DiJulius can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars. His lecture for the Notre Dame students is free.

Notre Dame College students are offering free tax preparation for low-income Cuyahoga County residents again this year.

Students at the College are positively impacting the community by filing federal and state income tax forms for those who cannot afford account services or software packages. College students file tax returns in an effort to save residents money—not only with free tax preparation, but also with increased refunds from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

In February, Notre Dame College will once again celebrate “I Heart NDC” month with several opportunities for faculty, staff, alumni and friends to give back to the College—and the community this year.

Notre Dame’s 2015 annual fund campaign begins with a special “I Heart NDC” blessing from Fr. Edward E. Mehok, College chaplain, at 11:30 a.m. Mass Monday, February 2, in Christ the King Chapel. A light reception will follow in the Great Room of the Administration Building.

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio—11 February 2015—Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library will host “Ira Firstencel…sailing down the stream of life,” a retrospective exhibition of the late artist’s paintings. Firstencel’s lifelong love of sailing, nature and gardening are reflected in the works on display; the exhibit is being curated by the artist’s daughter, April Firstencel, who lives in the Cleveland area. An opening reception will be held in the library on Thursday, February 19, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Notre Dame College's 48-acres are on display from on high and in motion in a new aerial promotional video.

Whether in spring or snow, the College's campus, community and college education rank right up there with the nation's best.

The Notre Dame College community has welcomed a new member: Ember, a tan French Mastiff puppy, or Dogue de Bordeaux, who is more than just another pretty face on campus.

Notre Dame President Thomas G. Kruczek and his family combined their love and want for a dog with an added value for students on campus…taking the personal attention for which Notre Dame is known to a new level by sharing Ember with the whole College community.

Notre Dame College celebrated its national champion women’s rugby team, including five All-Tournament Team players and the Falcon named MVP of the Division II American Collegiate Rugby Association (ACRA) national contest.

The squad also was honored by the City of South Euclid, Ohio, which recognized the team and the coach with a formal proclamation from its City Council.

Notre Dame College has been awarded $60,000 in grants to develop innovative academic programs for vocational discernment among undergraduates and for transfer credit of online courses for nontraditional students.

The College has received a $50,000 award, to be paid over two years, from the Council of Independent Colleges as part of its Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE). The initiative advances undergraduates’ intellectual and theological exploration of careers guided by a sense of calling.

WHAT: A Spirited Celebration for Notre Dame College’s National Championship Women’s Rugby Team

WHY: The Notre Dame College Women’s Rugby Team won the 2014 American Collegiate Rugby Association (ACRA) Division II National Championship. Faculty, staff, students, College administrators and the community will meet the team and coaches at this enthusiastic reception and pep rally.

WHEN: Monday, Jan.26, 4 p.m.

WHERE: Keller Center Murphy Gymnasium