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Notre Dame Today - Spring 2011

From the President

Dr. Andrew P. Roth, President

Campus Life

College Purchases Former High School

One God, Three Quests

Professor Traces Religions’ Journey Towards Monotheism By Dr. Louise Prochaska ’64 “It was a wonderful time to reflect on Sr. Karita’s topic – ‘One God, Three Quests’ – during Lent. Recognizing the commonalities of our faiths at a time when there is so much dissention in the world, reminded me how...

A Champion for Higher Education & Healthcare

Philanthropist Carl Glickman Receives Notre Dame Medal By Christian Taske ‘07 When philanthropist and civic leader Carl Glickman received dialysis treatment years ago, he one day sat next to a 12-year-old boy who was undergoing the same procedure. It was then that Glickman realized children should...

Counterterrorism 101

Anti-Terrorism Expert Heads Newest Graduate Program By Christian Taske ‘07 On a recent Friday morning on the Notre Dame College parking lot near Lawnway Road, student Anthony Rocco slips into an olive-green ordnance disposal suit. Parked behind him is a black and silver bomb disposal vehicle with...

Redrawing the Frontiers of Human Knowledge

White House Honors Notre Dame College Alumna President Barack Obama awarded Notre Dame College alumna Marye Anne Payne Fox ‘69 the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on scientists, engineers and inventors. Fox and 10 other nationally renowned...

Driving to the Moon: A Student Profile

Son Inspires Adult Student to Pursue Teaching Career By Sr. Eileen Quinlan, SND, Ph.D. ’74 At the Notre Dame College Dean’s List Dinner on March 15, one of the honorees was missing. Vicki Brusky wasn’t receiving her certificate for a straight-A fall semester because she was driving home to Amherst...

Learning How to Live a Good Life

Service is Part of the Fabric at Notre Dame College A Notre Dame College education is anchored in the liberal arts, attuned to its students’ professional preparation and multiple learning needs, and sensitive to its Catholic heritage. The College not only prepares students to earn a living, it...

Providing a “McDonald’s Vacation”

Professors Volunteer at Cleveland’s Ronald McDonald House By Christian Taske ‘07 Alyson, 5, was diagnosed with aortic stenosis, a heart defect caused by a membrane under her aortic valve, when she was 3. Her parents were told she would eventually have to have open heart surgery to remove the...

Homes of Service

Student Volunteers Help Build Homes in Katrina-Ravaged Town By Michael Kaplan “Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” This quote attributed to cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead captures the spirit of Notre Dame...

Providing a Gateway to Empowerment

Student Athletes Reach Out to the Community By Skip Snow On a November Saturday last fall, freshman swimmer Chelsea Law torpedoed through the water with powerful strokes en route to finishing first in the women’s 500-yard freestyle, a full nine seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. For Law and...

Lenten Reflection Through Service

Alumni Volunteer at Father Michael Wittman Ozanam Center By Mary Elizabeth Cotleur ’98 Each year the Notre Dame College Alumni Association invites members on a daylong Lenten spiritual journey. This year, the group visited the Father Michael Wittman Ozanam Center in East Cleveland. On a busy...

Alumna Profile: Donna the Explorer

Donna Roginski ’68 Travels the World Examining U.S. Embassies By Laurie Garrett Donna Roginski reckons she has spent time in over 75 countries since she graduated from Notre Dame College in 1968. A social studies major at the time, Roginski originally thought she would become a nun. But that was...

In Memoriam

We offer our condolences to relatives and friends of the recently deceased and pray that our good God will welcome them into everlasting joy. Alumni Catherine Pierce Cuff ’51 01/2011 Jeanne Kirby Evert ’45 11/2010 Margaret Henninger Galloway ’43 04/2010 Mary L. Hemmeter ’57 03/2011 Nancy Golrick...

Leadership Spotlight

Lawyer Sanjiv Kapur Lives Global Responsibility By Christian Taske ’07 When Notre Dame College board member Sanjiv Kapur travels the world on business for the global law firm Jones Day, his itinerary doesn’t allow for much downtime. On a trip to Rome this September, however, Kapur’s schedule opened...

“The Condo: Or…Life, a Sequel”

A Novel by Notre Dame College Professor Dalma Takács


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