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Colleges in Newman Guide Rank Well with U.S. News and World Report
9/23/2014
Colleges recommended in The Newman Guide ranked well in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 edition of Best Colleges. 


Benedictine College Grad Attending Sports Seminar at Vatican
9/3/2014
Benedictine College alumna Allison McCormick is currently attending the Pontifical Council of Culture's international seminar "Sport is for Man" in Vatican City. The seminar is being held following the Interreligious Game for Peace called for by Pope Francis.


Washington Monthly Features Colleges Recommended in Newman Guide
8/29/2014
Washington Monthly recently released its rankings of four-year colleges and universities across the nation. This year’s 2014 college guide included many colleges and universities recommend in The Newman Guide.


Bishops Plan Renewed Working Group on Ex corde Ecclesiae
8/26/2014
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Catholic Education is in the process of identifying and inviting Catholic college presidents and bishops to discuss topics of Catholic education in America in a new working group.


Benedictine College to Display Historic Church Documents
8/13/2014
This fall, Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., will display “some of the most historic documents in the world” including several with great import for Catholic history, the College recently reported.


Benedictine College Prof: Catholic Colleges Need Both Academics and Ministry
8/13/2014
Benedictine College professor, Dr. Edward Mulholland, writes that the mission of a Catholic college should address both academics and ministry. “Any educational philosophy that does not address both fails fully to embody the Catholic vision.”


Video Shows Seton Home Study Grads Excelling at Catholic Colleges in Newman Guide
8/6/2014
The video is accompanied on the program's website by a Cardinal Newman Society special report published earlier this year, sharing the joys and success stories of several Seton families.


Catholic Identity Central to Several Benedictine College Campus Improvements
8/5/2014
Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., recently announced the completion of many campus improvements, including several that speak to the College's Catholic identity. Students will return this fall to "find their campus transformed," according to the College.


Catholic College Leaders Gather to Discuss Student Life, Catholic Teaching
5/27/2014
Leaders from 10 faithful Catholic colleges gathered at the Franciscan University of Steubenville last week to share and consider ways of better integrating Catholic teaching into programs and services for students.


Helen Alvaré to Deliver Commencement Address at Benedictine College
5/8/2014
Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., announced that it will host Vatican consultor and George Mason University law school professor Helen Alvaré as its commencement speaker.


Benedictine College Rallied to Support Dean’s Family in Time of Crisis
5/2/2014
The dean of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., recently spoke to students about how the College community was instrumental in helping her family after her son was in a devastating car accident last year.


Benedictine College Names New Tower after Pope Saint John XXIII
4/30/2014
“A tower is an architectural feature that symbolizes vision... St. John XXIII was a pope of vision. He saw the problems of the modern world and had the courage to offer a response – the Second Vatican Council.”


Catholic College Presidents Speak in Praise of Canonized Popes
4/28/2014
Christendom College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell said that the College is rejoicing “at the elevation of these two outstanding popes to sanctity.”


Religious Experience at Catholic Colleges Irreplaceable, Says Writer
4/21/2014
"When a school takes the Church’s directives seriously, the result is impressive," said Tom Hoopes,  "Rather than lose their religion, students rediscover their faith on campus or discover it for the first time."


Catholic Business School Leaders Collaborate to Prepare Ethical Graduates
4/15/2014
“Ethics cannot be trivialized as the ‘stepchild’ of the business schools,” Dr. Simms told The Cardinal Newman Society. “It must be placed front and center as an anchor for all the other functional departments.”


Benedictine College Hosts Beloved Icon Popularized by Bl. Pope John Paul II
4/14/2014
The third class relic was hosted as a part of the College’s events planned in the days leading up to the canonizations of Blessed Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.


Benedictine College to Rename Student Center after ‘St. John Paul II’
4/7/2014
College President Stephen Minnis cited several ways Bl. Pope John Paul II has influenced Benedictine College, including through his apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges, Ex corde Ecclesiae.


Newman Society, Catholic Colleges Challenge Federal Labor Board in Possible Landmark Case
3/28/2014
The Cardinal Newman Society, joined by several faithful Catholic colleges, today made a strong plea to the National Labor Relations Board, urging it to abide by the U.S. Constitution and stop interfering with religious education.


High Schoolers Meet Friends, Grow in Faith at Benedictine College Summer Programs
3/19/2014
Students can choose from a weekend-long youth conference or one of three week-long “Cathedral”(CATHolic EDucation RALly) programs, including Great Books, Youth for Life, and Voice. 


Newman Guide Colleges Named Among Nation’s 100 Best
2/27/2014
Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, N.H., and University of Dallas in Irving, Tex., were each chosen as the best four year-liberal arts college in their respective states.


Marquette Univ. Laying Off Many Employees to Minimize Spending, Tuition Increases
2/21/2014
In all, more than 100 jobs at the Jesuit University in Milwaukee, Wis., are expected to be dropped in an attempt to minimize tuition increases and spending.


Benedictine Coll. Social Justice Week Focuses on Poverty, Religious Freedom, Pro-Life Issues
2/5/2014
Participating student groups include the Benedictine College Hunger Coalition, the Black Student Union, the Sociology Club, Ravens Respect Life and the Knights of Columbus.


Notre Dame Professors, Others Cheer Pope Francis' Call to Catholic Identity
2/5/2014
Pope Francis’ words to the University of Notre Dame might have come as a surprise last week, but his message is both encouraging and challenging to the University.


Benedictine College Announces Pro-Life Training Program
2/4/2014
After sending eight buses across half the continental United States to lead the March for Life, Benedictine College announced a new program to train teenagers to become leaders in the pro-life movement.


Benedictine College to Host New Evangelization Symposium
1/28/2014
The “Symposium on Advancing the New Evangelization: The Transcendentals as a Preamble for Faith” will occur on March 21-22, 2014.


College Students Credited as Driving Force in March for Life
1/27/2014
Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide are featured for their participation in and efforts surrounding the March for Life in a recent article by The Catholic News Agency.


Catholic Colleges to Have Major Presence at March for Life
1/21/2014
This year, thousands of students from Catholic colleges and universities across the United States will join the throngs of pro-life people attending the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, January 22.


Benedictine College Presents 'Walking with Mary' by Dr. Ted Sri
1/21/2014
In his talk "Walking with Mary..." Dr. Sri explained "the real, human Mary of the Bible and the profound interior journey of faith she made throughout her life."


Benedictine College to Launch Great Books Program
1/16/2014
Students in the Great Books program will "study the works that serve as a foundation of Western thought," according to the Gregorian Institute at Benedictine College.


Benedictine College Student Shares Tips on Evangelization
1/2/2014
Benedictine College student Carly Meixner discusses how she tries to share her faith in her daily life as a college student in a recent article in the National Catholic Register.


Benedictine College Offers Prayers and Support Following Death of Student
12/12/2013
The Cardinal Newman Society joins Benedictine College in praying for the repose of the soul of Rebecca Lueke and for the consolation of her friends and family.


Scholars Praise Impact of C.S. Lewis on 50th Anniversary of His Death
11/26/2013
Five of the scholars quoted about Lewis are professors at Catholic universities recommended in The Newman Guide for strong Catholic identity.


Benedictine College to End Year of Faith with Eucharistic Procession
11/21/2013
Catholic colleges and universities across the United States have participated with enthusiasm in the Year of Faith, which Pope Benedict XVI inaugurated in October 2012.


Benedictine College to Lead March for Life in 2014
11/11/2013
"[W]e are proud to be taking the lead in front of over half a million pro-lifers who will be standing up for God's most precious gift to us,” said the March for Life coordinator of Ravens Respect Life.


Ugandan Priest to Recount Wartime Experiences for Benedictine Students
11/5/2013
Fr. Robert Obol will deliver a lecture titled "Conflict and Reconciliation in Uganda: Life and Lessons from a Warzone" at Benedictine on November 7.


Vatican Conference Promotes Connection between Faith and Athletics
11/4/2013
Athletes ran along a 100 meter track set-up along the street in Rome leading to St. Peter’s Square while other athletes spoke to the crowd about the importance of sports in their lives.


Catholic Identity on Campus: A Matter of Life or Death?
10/31/2013
Daniel McInerny, English language editor for Aleteia, has written a compelling commentary about the essential role that Catholic identity and culture play in a Catholic university’s vitality. 


Football and Rosaries Go Together at Benedictine College
10/22/2013
Members of the football team at Benedictine College led the Rosary in a procession with more than 1,000 people during the College’s Consecration to Mary.


Leaders On and Off the Field at Benedictine College
10/11/2013
Catholic Education Daily spoke to Charlie Gartenmayer, director of athletics at Benedictine College, about their holistic formation of students—mind, body and spirit.


Benedictine College to Be Consecrated to the Blessed Virgin Mary
8/26/2013
The Blessed Virgin Mary has played an influential role in the history of College, according to Benedictine President Stephen Minnis.


Benedictine College Theologian’s Book Makes Theology Accessible
8/8/2013
Professor Mark J. Zia, who has taught Theology 101 for years at the faithful Catholic college, recently wrote a book titled The Faith Understood: An Introduction to Catholic Theology.


A Tale of Two Catholic Colleges
8/2/2013
FOCUS led to a spiritual rebirth on Benedictine College’s Campus, Says Author John Burger.


Benedictine Student Plays Role in WYD Papal Mass
8/2/2013
“It was an incredible experience,” she told Catholic News Agency. “It expanded my perception of the diversity and the richness of our Church…all the different cultures gathered together.”


Growing Benedictine College Plans Two New Residence Halls
7/3/2013
This plan is a response to the fact that enrollment at the faithful Catholic college has grown more than 100 percent since the year 2000.


Benedictine College Expands College Ministry Program
6/6/2013
Benedictine College has announced the expansion of its College Ministry Program, adding David Trotter as the new Director for Mission & Ministry. Fr. Brendan Rolling, O.S.B., will become the head Chaplain.


College Honors Professor Who Donates Crucifixes for New Rooms on Campus
5/21/2013
Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, recently bestowed its "Do Something Beautiful for God" award on a professor for his "commitment to the faith on campus."


Students Learn 'How to Be a Catholic and Ethical Practitioner' at Benedictine College
4/16/2013
Five panelists fielded questions from students on "how to live according to Catholic teachings and yet still work in the medical field," according to Benedictine College.


Benedictine Hosts Missionary Symposium
4/9/2013


Catholic Colleges Tell Obama Administration: HHS Mandate Continues to Violate Religious Freedom
4/5/2013
"Despite assurances from the Administration to the contrary, this mandate would still insist that every employee at Catholic universities and colleges be enrolled in an insurance regiment that includes abortion causing drugs," said Monsignor Stuart Swetland.


Social Media Gives Rise to Online "Confessions" at Catholic Colleges
4/4/2013
The rise of social media has led to a trend among Catholic college students posting their "confessions" online.


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