Graduate School degree recipients encouraged to adopt ‘newspaper test’ of personal and professional integrity

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Dick Notebaert

Dick Notebaert – chairman emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees and retired chairman and chief executive officer of Qwest Communications – told the University’s Graduate School degree recipients during Saturday’s (May 20) Commencement Ceremony that everyone needs a coach on the path to success, and he offered insights gained from two of his own mentors.

Read More

An Ecumenical Moment

Author: Andy Fuller

Fr. Jenkins blesses Rev. Junge.

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., at Mass for 10,000 graduates and their families on the eve of commencement, bestows a blessing on Rev. Martin Junge, General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation.

Read More

C.J. Pine named 2017 valedictorian; José Alberto Suárez selected as salutatorian

Author: Sue Lister

C.J. Pine and José Alberto Suárez

Caleb “C.J.” Pine will present the valedictory address during the 172nd University Commencement Ceremony on May 21 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium. As the salutatorian, Suárez will offer the Commencement invocation and will be prepared to deliver a valedictory address should the valedictorian be unable to do so.

Read More

Vice President Mike Pence to be honored as Notre Dame’s 172nd Commencement speaker

Author: Paul Browne

Vice President Mike Pence Mike Pence, then governor of Indiana, provided his reflections on the life and legacy of former University President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., at Hesburgh’s memorial tribute at Notre Dame on March 4, 2015.

Vice President Mike Pence will receive an honorary degree and serve as principal speaker at the University of Notre Dame’s 172nd commencement ceremony May 21.

Read More

Notre Dame receives $25 million gift for O’Neill Hall

Author: Dennis Brown

O’Neill Hall

The gift was made to the University by Helen Schwab and her husband, Charles, in honor of her brother Joe O’Neill. O’Neill Hall joins Corbett Family Hall and the Duncan Student Center as the three structures surrounding Notre Dame Stadium, and will be a six-story, 100,000-square-foot building for the Department of Music, the Sacred Music at Notre Dame program and hospitality space, with completion scheduled for August.

Read More