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Encyclopedia > Calumet College of St. Joseph
Calumet College of St. Joseph

Established 1951
Type Private University
President Dr. Dennis Rittenmeyer
Staff 139
Undergraduates 1,236
Location Whiting, Indiana, United States
Campus Suburban
Sports NAIA, CCAC
Mascot
Website www.ccsj.edu

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a private university affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church through the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. Its main campus is in Whiting, Indiana with additional campuses located in Chicago, Illinois and Merrillville, Indiana. The college was founded in 1951 as an extension of Saint Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Indiana. The school's total enrollment in 2006 was 1,236. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Whiting is a city located in Lake County, Indiana. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... Catholic Church redirects here. ... Missionaries of the Precious Blood is a Catholic Society of Apostolic Life. ... Whiting is a city located in Lake County, Indiana. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Location Location in the state of Indiana Coordinates , Government County Lake Geographical characteristics Area     City 86. ... Saint Josephs College (SJC; colloquially, St. ... Rensselaer is a city located in Jasper County, Indiana. ...


Academics

Calumet College of St. Joseph offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in a variety of fields. An Associate Degree is an academic degree awarded by community colleges, junior colleges and some bachelors degree-granting colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study usually lasting two years. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate (or graduate) course of one to three years in duration. ...


Athletics

Calumet College of St. Joseph's athletic teams are known as the Crimson Wave. They compete in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference, an affiliate of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Men's sports offered are baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. Women's sports offered are basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (better known as the NAIA) traces its roots to the National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Bowling ball and two pins Ten-pin bowling lane Bowling is a game in which players attempt to score points by rolling a ball along a flat surface to knock down objects called pins. ... A cross country race in Minnesota, United States. ... Greg Norman - one of the greatest ever golfers on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... A tennis net Tennis is a game played between either two players (Singles) or two teams of two players (Doubles). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the opponents court. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms, or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... Softball is a team sport in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ...


Calumet College of St. Joseph began offering athletic programs in 2001.


External link

Calumet College of St. Joseph website


 
 

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