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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.


Media Contacts

Zack Rogow 
Assistant Director of University Communications and Media Relations

Karen Schornstein
Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Karen Plesur
Associate Director of Marketing and Communications


Recent Press Releases

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Notre Dame de Namur University Receives Grant for Biology Teacher Preparation

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.

NDNU President Greig’s Response to Immigration Executive Order

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

Wiegand Gallery at Notre Dame De Namur University Presents Zeuxis: Flowers as Metaphor

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

Free Tax Preparation Assistance at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU)

Belmont, Calif. – NDNU accounting students volunteer to assist low-income filers in fifth consecutive year of campus VITA program. Read More 

Cross Country Team Runs with Shelter Dogs at Peninsula Humane Society

BELMONT, Calif. – The Notre Dame de Namur University men’s and women’s cross country teams have spent a great deal of time this year giving back to the local community around Belmont. Read More

The National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS), the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Notre Dame de Namur University partner to “Shut Out Trafficking”

Belmont, CA – From 11/09/16 thru 11/12/16, students at Notre Dame de Namur University will participate in an effort to help end human trafficking and forced labor, an issue that affects an estimated 21 million people globally, with 5.5 million estimated to be child victims. Read More

NDNU Professor Dr. Doug Rice wins “Best of Region” distinction at ACBSP regional conference

BELMONT, CA – Notre Dame de Namur University’s (NDNU) School of Business and Management professor Dr. Doug Rice, won “Best of Regions” distinction for his presentation at the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Region 7 Conference, October 2016. Read More

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


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