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Encyclopedia > College of Notre Dame of Maryland
The College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Motto
Established 1873
School type Private
President Mary Pat Seurkamp
Location Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Campus Urban, 58 acres
Enrollment undergraduate,
graduate
Faculty
Mascot Gators
Colors Royal Blue and White
Homepage ndm.edu

The College of Notre Dame of Maryland (CND) is an independent, Catholic- affiliated, liberal arts college located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, that primarily serves women students. 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... Baltimore skyline at dusk Motto: The Greatest City in America (formerly The City That Reads; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Nickname: Charm City Mob Town B-more Location in Maryland Founded Incorporated 30 July 1729 1797  County Independent city Borough Parrish Mayor Martin J... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Senators Paul Sarbanes (D) Barbara Mikulski (D) Official language(s) English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5... Urban area is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of man-made structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Catholic schools are educational ministries of the Catholic Church. ... A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ... Baltimore skyline at dusk Motto: The Greatest City in America (formerly The City That Reads; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Nickname: Charm City Mob Town B-more Location in Maryland Founded Incorporated 30 July 1729 1797  County Independent city Borough Parrish Mayor Martin J... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Senators Paul Sarbanes (D) Barbara Mikulski (D) Official language(s) English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5...


Founded in 1873 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the College of Notre Dame was one of the first institutions in the United States to offer young women and girls the same secondary school coursework provided to young men and boys. In April 1896, the College of Notre Dame became the first Catholic college for women in the United States chartered to offer the bachelor of arts degree. Its traditional day program continues to be the only all-female undergraduate college in Maryland, though it does offer some select night and weekend courses to both men and women students. 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... School Sisters of Notre Dame is a a worldwide order of Roman Catholic nuns devoted to primary, secondary, and post-secondary education. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... State nickname: Old Line State; Free State Other U.S. States Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Governor Robert L. Ehrlich (R) Senators Paul Sarbanes (D) Barbara Mikulski (D) Official language(s) English Area 32,160 km² (42nd)  - Land 25,338 km²  - Water 6,968 km² (21%) Population (2000)  - Population 5...


Until the fall of 1960, Notre Dame Prep[1], a girls Catholic high school, shared the college campus. Initially, there seemed to be little distinction between the schools, but increased enrollment and both institution slowly changed that perception causing the development of the separate campuses. 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


After recent expansion efforts, Loyola College in Maryland, another Catholic institution of higher education, now surrounds the CND campus on three sides. Both schools over the years have developed a working relationship, with students from the colleges, under some circumstances, being able to take courses on each other's campuses. The two schools also share a library: the Loyola Notre Dame Library. Loyola College in Maryland, formerly Loyola College, is a private, coeducational university in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. ...

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Academic Programs

The college is home to three degree-granting programs serving a student population of 3,154 students. The enrollments are divided into three programs:

  • The Women’s College serves traditional undergraduate women ages 18 to 24 and women age 25 and older who are continuing their education.
  • The Weekend College is a co-educational undergraduate program for working adults who attend classes on a part-time basis in a flexible weekend schedule.
    • Accelerated College, part of the Weekend College, is a co-educational undergraduate program focused on nursing and business that allows students to obtain a bachelor’s degree in as little as two-and-half years;
  • The Center for Graduate Studies provides co-educational weekend and evening classes leading to a master’s degree. Programs are available in education, management, contemporary communication, liberal studies and nonprofit management. In fall 2004, the college launched its first doctoral program, a Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership for Changing Populations.

The College of Notre Dame of Maryland also offers two distinctive noncredit programs:

  • The English Language Institute provides instruction in the English language and American culture for international students, professionals, and visitors to the United States. The majority of these students are in their mid- to late twenties.
  • The Renaissance Institute is a volunteer association of women and men age 50 and older who pursue study of the liberal arts on a not-for-credit basis.
  • Notre Dame's athletic teams are members of the NCAA (Division III). The seven teams -- basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis and volleyball -- compete in the Atlantic Women's Colleges Conference. Scot Reisinger is the Director of Athletics and Ryan Eigenbrode is the Assistant Director of Athletics and Sports Information Director. The athletics' website is www.ndm.edu/activities/athletics.

Notable Alumnae

A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Elizabeth Paschel Hoisington (b. ... Circuit courts previously were United States federal courts established in each federal judicial district. ... REDIRECT Baltimore,_Maryland ... Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1954 â€¢ 1933 â€¢ 1922 â€¢ 1921 1905 â€¢ 1894 â€¢ 1889 â€¢ 1888 NL Pennants (20) 2002 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1954 1951 â€¢ 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1933 1924...

Historic Trivia

  • In 1876, President Ulysses S. Grant attended commencement; his niece, Bessie Sharp, was a Notre Dame student.
  • The 2006 Disney film "Music High" was filmed in part at Notre Dame. Other films and TV shows have also been filmed on the Baltimore campus.

Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ...

External links

  • College of Notre Dame of Maryland
  • College of Notre Dame of Maryland Athletics
  • American Council on Education
  • "Dr. Mary Pat Seurkamp, President CND of MD" MD Daily Record
  • "College of Notre Dame of Maryland" Baltimore Sun

  Results from FactBites:
 
College of Notre Dame of Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (586 words)
The College of Notre Dame of Maryland (CND) is an independent, Catholic- affiliated, liberal arts college located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, that primarily serves women students.
Founded in 1873 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the College of Notre Dame was one of the first institutions in the United States to offer young women and girls the same secondary school coursework provided to young men and boys.
In April 1896, the College of Notre Dame became the first Catholic college for women in the United States chartered to offer the bachelor of arts degree.
Notre Dame (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (341 words)
Notre Dame is French for Our Lady, referring to the Virgin Mary.
Notre Dame is pronounced "Note-ruh dahm" although it is often mispronounced in the US as "Nōter dām," as the university is called.
Notre Dame Bay is a large bay near the mouth of the Exploits River in northern Newfoundland.
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