Category: Blogs

Jon Black Receives City of Belmont 2017 NDNU Student Community Service Award

Jon Black is both the associate director of admissions and the head coach of the lacrosse team at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU). This year he also finished a master’s in business administration degree at NDNU and… Read More

NDNU Alum Wais Abdiani Manages Finances for the Design and Construction of the New Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

Wais Abdiani, who earned his MBA from Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) in 2009, is the program finance manager for the new state-of-the art Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, scheduled to open in December 2017. More than… Read More

Life as a Commuter Student at Notre Dame de Namur University

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’m more than familiar with Silicon Valley heavy traffic. Now, I live in Santa Clara, California, and commute to Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) in Belmont. While the… Read More

Writing a Statement of Purpose or Personal Statement for U.S. Universities

A personal statement or a statement of purpose is a key part of your application to a university in the United States. Your statement helps distinguish you from other candidates and paints a portrait of you as a… Read More

For International Students: Choosing a University in the United States

Applying for universities in North America can be confusing. There are hundreds of higher education institutions in the United States. When searching for a university in the U.S., here you might want to keep several factors in mind…. Read More

Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality in the Classroom: NDNU’s New STEAM 3D Virtual Learning Lab

Robot surgeons, information pills driverless cars, troche the Internet of Things, pilule holographic computing, cyber and drone warfare, nanotechnology, and the initial preparations for human habitation of the moon and Mars: these are no longer science fiction. The… Read More

Open Book Project Welcomes Elementary School Students to NDNU Campus to Choose Books and Learn about College

Each semester Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is delighted to see the smiling faces of scores of elementary school students who come to our campus as part of the Open Book Project. Since 2010, price students in… Read More

Demand for Teachers is Increasing in California

If you want a career in teaching, website like this now is the time! The State of California is currently experiencing a teacher shortage in a variety of areas. With many teachers currently retiring or nearing retirement age,… Read More

Reflection: Perry Elerts

Perry Elerts is the 2015-16 Associated Students of NDNU President. He is graduating this May with his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies in Issues of Social Change. Now that I am about to graduate from… Read More

Making Your Application Shine

Ok. You’ve narrowed down your college list to a manageable number and it’s time to begin the application process. Now what?! Make a list of the schools you’re planning to apply to. Include deadlines, case any additional application… Read More