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This section of the Notre Dame de Namur University website provides resources that may be useful for members of the press, as well as other parties who have an interest in the university. If you cannot find the information you are looking for on this page, do not hesitate to contact the Office of Communications and we will do our best to assist you.

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Karen Schornstein
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Karen Plesur
Associate Director of Marketing and Communications

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NDNU Ranked Among Top Best Regional Universities

Belmont, CA— Notre Dame de Namur University was again named to the US News & World Report list of the best regional universities in the west. Read More

Oracle Makes $100K Gift to Restore Ralston Mansion

Belmont, CA— Oracle responded to the call to save Ralston Hall with a gift of $100,000 and earned naming rights for the beautiful crystal chandelier in the entry foyer and the etched glass entry doors on the first floor. Read More

President Greig’s Statement Regarding Program Changes

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Hewlett Foundation in Partnership with Notre Dame de Namur University Offers $150K to Train School Administrators

Belmont, CA— Notre Dame de Namur University, the Hewlett Foundation, the Ravenswood City School District and the Sequoia Union High School District have formed a partnership to develop and support future school administrators. Read More

NDNU Ranked #2 among Graduate Psychology Programs by SR Education Group

Belmont, CA – SR Education Group, an online education publisher, just ranked NDNU as the #2 graduate program in Psychology according to student reviews. Read More

Former Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) Soccer Player Morghan King to Compete in Olympics Weightlifting Saturday, August 6th

Belmont, CA – Notre Dame de Namur alumna and former women’s soccer player Morghan King will be competing in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics this weekend as a representative of the United States in weightlifting.  She is one of three women representing Team USA in Brazil. Read More

Governor Brown Appoints Notre Dame de Namur University President to Student Aid Commission

Belmont, CA—Governor Brown appointed Dr. Judith Maxwell Greig, President of Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), to the California Student Aid Commission effective July 22nd. Read More

Philanthropy Champion Bowes Honors NDNU With $3M to Name Grand Ballroom in Ralston Hall

Belmont, CA— Heralded as the San Francisco Bay Area’s Outstanding Philanthropist in 2007, William K. Bowes, Jr., continues to live up to his reputation with a recently announced gift of $3 million from his foundation to name the Grand Ballroom in Notre Dame de Namur’s celebrated Ralston Hall. Read More

Koret Foundation Establishes $50 Million Initiative to Strengthen Higher Education Institutions in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (June 15, 2016)—The Koret Foundation has established a $50 million multi-year initiative supporting twelve Bay Area higher education institutions. Read More

NDNU Confers World’s First Ph.D’s in Art Therapy; Graduates Largest Class in Institution’s History

Belmont, CA— On commencement day, Notre Dame de Namur University conferred Bachelor’s degrees to 317 students, 216 Master’s degrees, and 11 Ph.D.’s in Art Therapy—the very first program of its kind in the world. Read More

2016 CASE Awards of Excellence

Belmont, CA, March 2, 2016 — The Campaign to Save Historic Ralston Hall Mansion at Notre Dame de Namur University recently won gold and silver awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Read More

Notre Dame de Namur University Met the $6M Taube Challenge to Restore Historic Ralston Hall

Tad Taube, Chair of the Campaign to Save Ralston Hall announced that the University has met the $6M Taube Challenge to save Ralston Hall, a state and national historic landmark. Read More

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