Notre Dame Today - Fall 2011

Notre Dame Today - Fall 2011

Notre Dame Today not only has a new look, it is now also available as a digital magazine! The electronic version of Notre Dame Today is convenient and user-friendly. The best part is that you can easily share Notre Dame Today with your friends and family. You can e-mail the digital edition, share it on Facebook and Twitter, and embed it on your personal website.

In his letter to the friends of Notre Dame, President Dr. Andrew P. Roth discusses the successes of the College as well as the challenges it faces as it continues on its voyage of discovery to become one of the finest colleges in the Great Lakes region.

From the Abrahamic Center Distinguished Lecture to the launch of the new Master of Arts in Security Policy Studies to the homecoming celebrations, find out what's happening on Notre Dame College's campus these days.

Snapshots of life at Notre Dame College

Billy has a bear called Griz. The two play hide and seek, eat peanut-butter-and-honey sandwiches and tell jokes. Their story is brought to life by student Suzanne McGinness in her debut picture book.

When Notre Dame went co-ed in 2001, it opened its doors not only to men but to students from all over the map. With the addition of quality educational programs and various sports, the College has become a magnet for students from all over the world.

Notre Dame College in suburban South Euclid, Ohio, has become a destination for students from around the world. What attracts most of them is the chance to play sports in a high-level collegiate setting while pursuing a quality education. They all create an international flair at NDC.

Notre Dame College senior Geoff Becktell traveled to Hangzhou, China, this past summer to intern with a consulting firm that specializes in green energy. The internship fulfilled one of the graduation requirements for Becktell's degree in international business.

Graduates Tom McKrill' 11 and Donovan Maben' 11, along with Assistant Professor of International Business Steve Hotchkiss, traveled to Bangalore, India, this summer to complete an internship in the business offices of a school run by the Sisters of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame College graduate Jess Suvak '11 missed graduation this May to travel to Bolivia and participate in an extreme long-distance running event across the world's largest salt flat celebrating the International Year of Chemistry.

Former Falcon Mike Mannozzi '10 is a competitive race walker whose drive brought him a national championship in 2010. After leaving his alma mater, Mannozzi has taken his athletic career even further, participating in the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, this October.

Associate Professor Roslyn Scheer-McLeod has taught at Notre Dame for 45 years and her impact on NDC is significant. But nothing carries her signature more than the annual spring break trip she organizes for alumni, students, employees and friends of the College.

You graduated from Notre Dame College years ago, but want to stay in touch with your former classmates? Class Notes keep you informed about what your fellow alumni are up to these days.

We offer our condolences to relatives and friends of the recently deceased and pray that our good God will welcome them into everlasting joy.

In every issue, Notre Dame Today profiles a leader in the community who is an example of the College's mission of personal, professional and global responsibility. This time, the leadership spotlight is on board member Marilyn Cunin.

Key Points provide you with Notre Dame College's operating budget for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2011, an enrollment summary as well as employment data.

Notre Dame College has reorganized its senior administrative staff to sustain enrollment, increase its retention efforts, and enhance institutional advancement and fundraising.

Alumna Ehtel McGuigan '48 received one of Notre Dame College's highest honors, the 2011 Fidelia Award, in September. During her acceptance speech, McGuigan announced the establishment of the Ethel and Edward McGuigan Scholarship.