Tag: Notre Dame de Namur University

NDNU, My Home Away from Home

I’ve been a tour guide for the Notre Dame de Namur University Office of Admissions for the past three years and one question I always get is “Why NDNU?” Of the many reasons why I chose NDNU, I… Read More

Wrestling with Pythagorus: How I Conquered Math Anxiety

In high school, I was one of the top 15 students in my graduating class, but ironically, I was probably the worst at math. Going into college at Notre Dame de Namur University as a Communication major, I… Read More

Thursdays with Jackie: A Profile of NDNU Professor Jacqueline Berger

When it came time for me to sign up for a required Advanced Writing class at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), I grabbed at the opportunity to take a class with Jacqueline (“Jackie”) Berger. I’d heard she… Read More

Meet a Veteran on the Notre Dame de Namur University Campus

Meet Samuel Louie, a 48-year-old junior majoring in political science at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), who also happens to be a retired master sergeant in the United States Air Force. The youngest of six children, Sam… Read More

Discovering My Calling as a Psychotherapist

It took me forty years to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. Despite having spent many years in several jobs, I never thought I was someone who would have a Career with a… 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 Charism of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

Whenever someone speaks about the “charism” of a religious community, it refers to the original intention of the congregation and the spirit behind its foundation. In the case of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, that original… Read More

Does a Transfer Student Get the Full College Experience?

Throughout my years as a college student, I’ve heard the term “the full college experience.” Most often this simply means living on campus for four consecutive years at least 100 miles from your hometown. And the farther the… Read More

Experiencing College: A Crash Course

Psychologist and educator John Dewey once said, “We do not learn from experience…we learn by reflecting upon experience.” I’ll begin by reflecting on an experience from my own education. It’s 1982 and I’m an eighth grader at St…. Read More

ACT vs. SAT: Questions to Ask Yourself

Once upon a time, certain colleges preferred certain tests. That’s no longer the case! Virtually any college that accepts the SAT also accepts the ACT, and vice versa. While this is freeing in a lot of ways, it… Read More