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Notre Dame Today - Spring 2009

From the President

Filled with challenges and opportunities, the 2008/2009 academic year at Notre Dame College was scarcely ordinary. In many ways, it was a great year – strong enrollment, solid budgets, several wonderful choir concerts, art shows and speakers, winning athletic teams, a new “Dean’s List Dinner”, the...

Campus Life

Get a glimpse of what's happening on Notre Dame College's bustling campus. Donors Gather for President’s Club Dinner Notre Dame College’s most generous supporters gathered in the Great Room for the annual President’s Club Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, January 31. Donors who gave $1,000 and more...

Paving the Way for Voyage of Discovery

The sound of construction progress reverberates throughout the Notre Dame campus. On a snowy Friday evening in January, the College held a community open house to show off the brand new North Hall residence. Students, faculty, staff, neighbors and South Euclid officials dropped in to take a tour of...

When Tradition Meets Innovation

When the Sisters of Notre Dame founded the College in 1922, they couldn’t have envisioned the educational methods NDC is pursuing these days. The College has entered a new era of online education that will help spread the Sisters’ mission to a larger audience. With part of a master’s program...

Going Above and Beyond

When Marcie Estepp was looking for a full-time internship at a small liberal arts college, the graduate student based her search on the institutions’ mission statements. Estepp, who pursues a Master of College Student Development at Appalachian State University, wanted to join a program that...

Careers in 2009

When child services provider Beech Brook signed up for Notre Dame’s annual Career Fair, the company was looking for new employees. But starting in December 2008, the government funded agency began to feel the effects of the slowing economy. With the tightening of federal and state money, the Pepper Pike-based organization limited itself to gathering resumes and looking for interns at the job fair on February 20.

Carrying the Mission Into the Future

While Notre Dame College continues to grow, it maintains a mission-centric education rooted in the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame. Faculty and staff create this distinct Notre Dame experience that helps educate a diverse population for personal, professional and global responsibility. Meet...

Falcons Fly Far

Seniors Haven Taken Softball to New Heights It’s a long way from Cleveland to Decatur, Ala. – 646 miles to be exact. It’s also a long way from where NDC Softball was just a few years ago to where it is now – having come up just one win shy of making the Final Four at the 2009 NAIA National...

A New Kind of Notre Dame Football

Last November, outlined against a blue-gray autumn sky, the tower of Notre Dame College’s Administration Building stood guard over Northeast Ohio’s newest football team; and while the phrase “Notre Dame Football” has been around for some time, those words now have a new connotation around College...

Personifying Success

Michael McBride and the Rise of NDC Men’s Soccer

The Great Trip to China

Seventeen adventurous Notre Dame travelers, including students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends, set off from Cleveland on February 26 for the College’s first great trip to China. The 11-day journey took the group to Hong Kong, Guilin, Xi’an and Beijing, where travelers shared multiple once-in-a...

Views and Reflections of China

China is a lot more than just the Great Wall, steamed dumplings, and 1.4 billion citizens. It is a vast, almost endless land of large cities, small towns, farmers’ fields, and 3,000 years of mainly unspoken history. Thousands of years of ruling dynasties, war after war from inside and out, over...

Class Notes

Find out what your fellow Notre Dame College alumni are up to these days. 1940s The Notre Dame College Alumni Association honored Margaret Walsh Campbell '46 as its Alumna of the Year at its Annual Spring Luncheon and Annual Business Meeting. The Luncheon was held at Executive Caterers at...

A Woman Before Her Time

Great sadness filled the halls of Notre Dame College when news arrived that Sr. Mary LeRoy Finn, SND ’40 had died peacefully at the Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center in Chardon, Ohio on January 20. Sr. LeRoy, who held several administrative positions at the College, was considered a...

In Memoriam

Notre Dame College remembers the following alumni, family members and friends who have passed away. ALUMNI Judith Paulson Bartlett ’63 9/2008 Antoinette Badar Belitz ’57 3/2006 Suzanne Kiener Berman ’79 2/2009 Rita Whearty Buchanan ’41 4/2009 Sr. Mary Virginia Ann Cleves, SND ’58 10/2008 Dolores...

Alumni Events

The Notre Dame College Alumni Association & Alumni Relations Office Wants You to Get Involved! We’re looking for energetic Notre Dame College Alumni to help plan programs and events. If you’re interested, please contact Mary Louise Jurkiewicz Beckstrom ’87, Alumni Association president, at 216...

Contributors

President Andrew P. Roth, Ph.D. Editor Christian Taske Contributors Mary Elizabeth Sokol Cotleur ’98 Mary Ann Kovach '06 Skip Snow Design and Layout Christopher S. Smith Photography Mary Elizabeth Sokol Cotleur ’98 Christian Taske ’07 Additional Photos Provided By Mike Zellefrow Photography Notre...

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