Notre Dame's Class of 2020 completed an important first step in their leadership journey yesterday with the presentation of their Woman's Place Projects through which they study the strength and contributions of women across time, culture and industry. This year 163 women were honored by the freshman class.
Team 1967, the Janksters, recently competed at the Ventura Regional FIRST Robotics STEAMWORKS Competition with their 2017 season robot, Pepper Ann. The objective of the steampunk-themed game is for alliances of three teams to shoot balls, called fuel, into low and high goals, to put gears on spring pegs and to climb a rope, all in under two minutes and thirty seconds.
Graphic design students visited Adobe Systems' corporate office in downtown San Jose this week, just a short walk from campus. "The stories we were told and the confidence the women had in us as the future generation of workers greatly affected my mindset, and I know touched that of my peers as well," shared Anna Giubileo '18.
Each student has the opportunity to develop her leadership skills within the co-curricular program of her choice. Students develop voice and experience in our empowering environment.
In the midst of a rapidly changing world, Notre Dame's spirit and traditions remain. Whether donning crazy costumes for Spirit Week, walking downtown to attend mass, or swaying arm-in-arm while singing the alma mater, generations of women have upheld these traditions and called Notre Dame home.
Notre Dame's progressive culture of solution-finding, resource-sharing, skill-building and partnerships promotes curiosity and creativity within a unique learning environment.
A Notre Dame education extends well beyond the footprint of our downtown San Jose campus, out into the tenth largest city in the United States and the thriving center of Silicon Valley.
I have learned so many things from Notre Dame about leadership, social justice and community through Peer Ministry Leadership Team (PMLT), clubs and the sisterhood we all share at Notre Dame.
— Melissa Yutrzenka, Northeastern University
Thank you, Notre dame, for challenging me, providing me so many opportunities, and helping me to become the person I am today.
— Celine Tran, University of California at Berkeley
In the past four years, I have gained confidence, compassion and awareness from Notre Dame's holistic and interdisciplinary education. ND has allowed me to advocate for gender equality, explore STEM through robotics, and grow as a leader.
— Anisha Patel, Seattle University
Notre Dame has gifed me the ability to articulate my opinions about social injustices and faith. I will also be forever thankful for the wonderful coaches and teammates that have pushed me hard enough to clinch a spot on the track team of my dream college.
— Nirel JonesMitchell, Claremont McKenna College