Production is supported by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture grant for “Second Act: A Revitalization of Arts and Culture in the Community”

Notre Dame College’s NDSee Plays will present an intimate, in-the-round production of “On Golden Pond” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 and Oct. 18 and at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 19.

The performances, which will take place in the Great Room on the third floor of the College’s Administration Building, are free and open to the public.

WHO: Dorothy Nyong'o, mother of Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o

WHAT: Dorothy Nyong’o will give a free lecture on the challenges facing women and girls in Kenya, and the work of the Africa Cancer Foundation, of which she is a director, and how it relates to the current limitations of the health care system in Kenya.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 14

A group of students, faculty and staff from Notre Dame College recently learned lessons in global education, economy and health through a campus ministry-led immersion in Guatemala.

Along with Ted Steiner, director of campus ministry at the College—who organized the international experience through Covenant Merge Ministries—six students made the trip: Lucinda Darvell, Claire Kelly, Morgan Lux, Courtney Neigh, Kai'Shayla Smith and RebeccaSwainson.

Notre Dame College has launched an online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program, with the first cohort of students starting classes this fall.

The new M.S.N. graduate degree is a 36 credit-hour program designed for new and practicing B.S.N. nurses who are looking to advance their careers by becoming leaders in direct care, as well as by training to be nurse educators.

The accelerated courses are taught by full-time, expert faculty and delivered online for the convenience of at-home, self-directed study.

The Division of Business at Notre Dame College is introducing a new major in finance this fall.

This program will prepare students for careers in financial management, banking, government, real estate and financial planning and analysis. And it enables Notre Dame to better compete with colleges and universities in Northeast Ohio, most of which already offer bachelor’s degrees in finance.

Notre Dame College is proud to present its seventh annual “Books That Changed the World” seminar series this fall, offering leaders and aspiring leaders—and anyone with a passion for lifelong learning—the opportunity to meet and discuss a common theme for the year. This year’s seminar will study “Leadership: the Moral Dilemma.”

Notre Dame College will celebrate its Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend 2014 a little early this year—in September instead of the traditional October.

The event, “There’s No Place Like Home,” is Friday, September 26, through Sunday, September 28, on campus.

Featuring football and soccer games and an alumni reception with new President Thomas G. Kruczek in the newly renovated Regina Hall, the event this year will honor every class: current students and all alumni, especially those who graduated in years ending with ’4 and ’9.

Notre Dame College’s Center for Pastoral Theology and Ministry will present the 30th annual Eleanor Malburg Eastern Churches Seminar, titled “Icons: Witnesses to Christian Faith and Life,” on Oct. 10 and 11.

Notre Dame College will recognize Michael and Marian Shaughnessy for their leadership, as well as service to the College with the 2014 Fidelia Award, one of the highest honors Notre Dame bestows.

Michael Shaughnessy, a member of the College’s Board of Trustees since 2001, and Marian Shaughnessy, an advocate for Notre Dame’s nursing programs, will be recognized during an invitation-only dinner Tuesday, Sept.16, at the College.

Notre Dame College Athletics and ESPN Cleveland 850 WKNR will celebrate the 1980 Cleveland Browns season on campus.

The College will host the reunion beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, September 13.

The event will feature a reception, autograph session, auction and a question-and-answer session with the former players and coaches.

In 1980, for the second straight year, Browns head coach Sam Rutigliano was named NFL Coach of the Year, and quarterback Brian Sipe was named the league's Most Valuable Player.