Congratulations to English Department Chair Mrs. Rusillo who was selected for a national fellowship. The Conference for English Leadership's "Emerging Leader" Fellowship is awarded via a competitive process and only five fellows were selected this year. To read more, click on the link above.
We are pleased to announce the 2013 Commencement Speaker: Rear Admiral Margaret "Peg" DeLuca Klein, who graduated from Notre Dame in 1975. Admiral Klein attended the U.S. Naval Academy and went on to become the first female commandant of the Academy, serving from 2006 through 2008. To learn more, click on the link above.
"We once again find ourselves asking "Why?" after another horrific event shakes us to the core. I know that many members of our community - students, alumnae, parents, and faculty - were part of the Boston Marathon activities on Monday either as runners, workers, or spectators. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during these difficult days. Know that our good God holds you in a warm embrace." To read more, click the link above.
Our State Championship Indoor Track & Field team was honored at the State House on Wednesday. Hingham State Representative Garrett Bradley provided a tour and lunch for our runners. Each athlete was presented with an official citation acknowledging her accomplishment.
We are thrilled to share with you that this year's Out of the Blue Gala raised more funds than ever before -- $139,759!
This money will support financial aid, wish list items, and the Campaign for Cushing Auditorium.
Director of Advancement Lynn Page Flaherty reports, "We had an amazing group of parents, alumnae, past parents, faculty, and staff in the room that night - and we quickly knew that it was going to be a great night for NDA!"