Resources for the Media
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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Recent Press Releases
Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is pleased to announce that undergraduate student Jessica I. Gonzalez has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education. Read More.
Koret Foundation Donates Second $1M to Ralston Hall Renovation at Notre Dame de Namur University to Honor Tad Taube
Notre Dame de Namur University announced that the Koret Foundation has pledged an additional $1 million for the renovation of Ralston Hall, the campus’ historic administration building and community special event space now closed for seismic retrofitting. Read More.
Belmont, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University Department of Theatre and Dance presents All in the Timing, five one-act comedies by David Ives. NDNU Theatre, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont. April 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m.; April 23 at 2:00 p.m. Admission is free. Read More.
Belmont, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) announced today that John A. and Susan Sobrato will be donating an additional $500,000 toward the renovation of historic Ralston Hall and the founding of a Sobrato Family Learning Commons in the rebuilt structure. This is a second capstone gift from the Sobrato family for the renovation campaign. Read More.
Belmont, Calif.—Former Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) President John B. (Jack) Oblak passed away on March 23 at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pennsylvania, near his home. As NDNU’s president, Jack Oblak led the effort to rename the university (previously College of Notre Dame) and established a four-school structure for the academic programs. Read More.
Notre Dame de Namur University Trustee Kris Zavoli Receives Joe Allen Exemplar Award from the College Board
Belmont, Calif.—Kris Zavoli, an alumna and member of the Board of Trustees of Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), was named the 2017 recipient of the Joe Allen Exemplar Award, the most prestigious award conferred by the Western Regional Assembly of the College Board. The award acknowledges a “leader of leaders” who has made contributions on behalf of students over an extended period of time. Read More.
Belmont, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) announced that Libby and Len Traubman will be the speakers at this year’s Commencement on Saturday, May 6. The graduation ceremony will take place at 9:00 a.m. on the university’s campus in Belmont, California. Read More.
Belmont, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is launching a new program that allows students to earn an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) while studying online from anywhere in the world. The program’s first cohort will begin in fall 2017.* Applications are now open. Read More.
Wiegand Gallery at Notre Dame De Namur University Presents Work by Britta Kathmeyer, Masako Miki, and Sara Pringle
Belmont, Calif.—The Wiegand Gallery at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is pleased to present the exhibition Britta Kathmeyer, Masako Miki & Sara Pringle: Paintings, Works on Paper & Installation. from March 22 through April 22, 2017. Read More.
Belmont, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) announced that its campus in Tracy, California, is accepting applications for new undergraduate and graduate programs. Prospective students can now apply to earn either a single subject or multiple subject teaching credential, or a bachelor of science in Human Services. Read More.
Belmont, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) has received a grant of $183,536 from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for a new four-year program that will prepare high school and middle school teachers in the biological sciences. The program is now in the planning stages and will welcome its first cohort of students in fall 2018. Read More.
Belmont, Calif. – One of the many things that makes the Notre Dame de Namur University community so special is our diversity. We are a community formed by individuals from many walks of life, of every race and ethnicity, from many regions of the world, and with many different perspectives. Read More
Belmont, Calif.—The Wiegand Gallery at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is pleased to present the exhibition Zeuxis: Flowers as Metaphor from January 25 through February 25, 2017. The artists’ reception takes place on Thursday, February 9, 2017, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Wiegand Gallery is located on the NDNU campus at 1500 Ralston Avenue in Belmont, California. Read More
Belmont, Calif. – NDNU accounting students volunteer to assist low-income filers in fifth consecutive year of campus VITA program. Read More