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Notre Dame College to Celebrate Founders’ Week Sept. 15-21
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Sisters of Notre Dame, Faculty Appreciation, Recycle Day Highlight Notre Dame College Founders’ Week

Notre Dame College not only will honor its founders─the Sisters of Notre Dame─but also celebrate its students. faculty and staff who are living and growing in the College's educational tradition during Founders’ Week 2013.

The week of festivities includes a chance for the campus community to meet some of the Sisters of Notre Dame who are living the College’s mission, as well as join in a faculty appreciation day, recycling drive and scavenger hunt, among other activities.

Founders' Week 2013 Calendar of Events

  • Sunday, Sept. 15: Liturgy, Regina Chapel, 8 p.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 16: Founders' Week Kickoff—Sr. Eileen Quinlan, professor of English and communication; Karl Rishe, dean of student affairs; Jameka Windham, registrar; Dr. Nicholas R. Santilli, vice president of academic and student affairs; alumni Dave Hilborn; and current student Celine Mangan to speak—Regina Auditorium, 11:30 a.m., cake and punch to follow in Regina Gymnasium
  • Tuesday, Sept. 17: Faculty Appreciation Day, Administration Building Great Room, 9 a.m., and Recycling Day, collection in the basement of the Administration Building, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 18: Meet the Sisters of Notre Dame: Living the Mission, Administration Building Foyer, 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, Sept. 19: Scavenger Hunt, campus-wide, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Fidelia Award Dinner, by invitation only
  • Friday, Sept. 20: Rush Rally for Student Activities, Regina Gym, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 21: Games Day—Men’s Soccer, 10 a.m.; Women’s Soccer, noon; Football 2 p.m.—all on campus

Founders’ Week is an annual tradition at the College aimed to educate students, faculty and staff about the heritage of the Sisters of Notre Dame. The week highlights Notre Dame’s history, values and mission and honors those individuals who had the courage to build and grow the institution.

Founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1922, the College educates a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility.