Tag: NDNU

Interview with Tom Stang, Brother of Dorothy Stang

Tom Stang is the brother of Dorothy Stang (1931–2005), Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, alum of Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), and activist for social change. She lived and worked for forty years in the Amazon… Read More

Your First College Roommate

One of the most challenging things college students face is living with their first roommate. You’re moving in with someone you’ve never met before and you’re expected to get along for a whole year. How things turn out… Read More

The Sister Dorothy Stang Center for Social Justice and Community Engagement at Notre Dame de Namur University

When I entered the office of the Sister Dorothy Stang Center for Social Justice and Community Engagement on the Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) campus, I found so much more than I had anticipated. The Stang Center… Read More

From Yearbook Editor to College Student

I was talked into joining yearbook my sophomore year of high school after realizing I was not Michael Jordan—my dream of a basketball career was heading out the window. I had never designed a single spreadsheet or photographed… Read More

The Career of an Art Therapist

I have always identified as an artist, but art therapy was not my original career goal. I planned to follow in my uncle’s footsteps and work in the graphic design industry. As an undergraduate art student, I devoted… Read More

The Zen of Education: Meditation at Notre Dame de Namur University

College students are under a lot of pressure to finish school in a tight four years, maintain enough extracurriculars to build a Johnny Bravo-buff resume, and live the kind of social life only seen in movies. My first… Read More

For International Students: Learning Styles at Universities in the U.S.A.

Teaching styles in the United States are different than in other countries. Your unique thoughts and ideas count in the U.S. Professors here accept a variety of opinions. In other countries, such as Saudi Arabia, for example, where… Read More

Experiences as a Transfer Student: Notre Dame de Namur University Edition

When I got into Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), I was so happy I ugly cried on the phone with my transfer counselor. He was talking me through the details of transferring, but everything he said was… Read More

For International Students: Required Tests for Applying to U.S. Universities

Most U.S. universities require certain tests scores for applications from international students. The most important factors in meeting these requirements are time management and completing the required tests in a way that strengthens your application. Time Management: plan ahead… Read More

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