A Notre Dame College student’s new invention could offer support to caregivers of an aging population facing Alzheimer’s disease.

Ian Dawson ’15, a marketing major at Notre Dame, has envisioned a new application for an existing technology to create a monitoring system for patients of Alzheimer’s, even autism and Down syndrome—a program unique to the point that he is pursuing a number of patents to protect his intellectual property.

Notre Dame College is seeking nominations for the second class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame.

Nominations are due Friday, November 28. The induction ceremony will take place on campus Saturday, February 7, 2015.

To be inducted into the College’s Athletic Hall Of Fame, former student-athletes must have participated in at least two full seasons of intercollegiate competition, have been in good academic standing, have graduated from Notre Dame and have been a truly distinguished performer in his or her sport.

Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library will host “Human Trafficking: Photographic and Poetic Reflection,” an exhibit that tells the visual story of human trafficking by Cleveland-area photographers Don Iannone and Carla Lovejoy.

An opening reception will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13 in the library. A gallery talk by the artists and Renee Jones, president and CEO of the Renee Jones Empowerment Center, will start at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public and will run through December 19.

Notre Dame College will host its annual holiday celebration—a campus lighting and Christmas concert—Friday, December 5.

The lighting of the 20-foot College Christmas tree will be on the front lawn of Regina Hall beginning at 6 p.m., followed by festive beverages and light hors d’oeuvres. The College Department of Performing Arts then will present their annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. in Regina Auditorium.

Both events are free and open to the public.

WHO: Notre Dame College Division of Nursing presents John W. Collins, M.S., BSN, BBA, an expert on dealing with the complexities of caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds

WHAT: Fifth Annual Patient Safety Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 4-6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Notre Dame College, 4545 College Road, South Euclid OH (enter campus off South Green Road between Mayfield Rd. and Cedar Rd.), Administration Building – Great Room (third floor)

Thomas G. Kruczek will be inaugurated as the fourteenth President of Notre Dame College on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in Murphy Gymnasium in the Joseph H. Keller Center,4545 College Road, South Euclid, Ohio.

A reception will immediately follow the ceremony, and a Roman Catholic Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in Murphy Gymnasium.

Kruczek became president of the College on July 1, succeeding Dr. Andrew P. Roth who retired on June 30.

Artists and performers from the community and students collaborate to create intergenerational dialogue, creativity and lifelong learning

Notre Dame College will exhibit the artwork of eight highly successful professionals from Northeast Ohio, who range in age from 60 to 96—and whose art is from the second half of their lives—in an exhibit titled “Second Act: Where Art Comes First; Finding a Second Career in the Arts.” 

Notre Dame College is hosting a free seminar for parents to help them help their children succeed in schoolbeginning with a reception at the College's Academic Support Center for Students with Learning Differences (ASC).

"The Disorganized Student: Proven Strategies for Student Success," featuring Michael J. Manos, Ph.D., head of the Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health at the Cleveland Clinic, is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, in Regina Hall on the College campus.

WHO: Notre Dame College President Thomas G. Kruczek and members of the South Euclid, Ohio, and extended Northeast Ohio community.

WHAT: A Community Day welcoming members of the neighborhood and Northeast Ohio to Notre Dame College to experience the campus, cheer on athletic teams and meet President Thomas G. Kruczek.

WHEN: Saturday, November 1; football game vs. West Virginia State University at noon on Mueller Field and women’s soccer game vs. Edinboro University at 3 p.m. on Normandy Field.

Notre Dame College's Abrahamic Center is proud to present Eboo Patel as its 2014 distinguished lecturer.

Patel, the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a Chicago-based organization building the interfaith movement on college campuses, will speak in the College’s Regina Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6.

The lecture, “Interfaith Cooperation: Why Religious and Non-religious Diversity Matters in the 21st Century,” is free and open to the public.