Badin Hall

 

Badin Hall

HALL HISTORY

Originally constructed in 1897 as St. Joseph's Industrial School; after expansion project, became a men's residence hall in 1917 (and renamed Badin Hall in honor of Rev. Stephen Badin, first Catholic priest ordained in the USA and provider of the land where the original Log Cabin was built); Originally housed 142 men at the time; In 1972, Badin converted into a women's residence hall when Notre Dame became co-ed in 1972; One of two of the first halls to house women in 1972; Only hall with a balcony; First floor currently houses the ACE program and the Office for Students with Disabilities; Past first floor offices/services have also included: Campus Ministry, bookstore, barbershop, and cafeteria; Past residents include Angelo Bertelli '44 (Heisman Trophy winner), Alan Page '67 (MN Supreme Court Justice), Fr. Hesburgh (in the 1940's), and Fr. Malloy when he was an undergrad in the 1960's; Currently the smallest women's residence hall on campus.

ROOM INFORMATION

Badin has the highest percentage of single rooms in any residence hall (60%). The hall also has double rooms (20%) and 4-person suites (20%). There are no private bathrooms in Badin Hall.

RECTOR: SR. DENISE LYON, I.H.M.

574-631-3780
dlyon@nd.edu

 

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Sr. Denise Lyon has been rector of Badin hall for six years. Most of Sr. Denise’s professional experience has been in Catholic education, where she worked as a teacher for 30 years before going on to pursue graduate degrees in Pastoral Care and Counseling (from Neumann College in Aston, PA, in 2004) as well as Spirituality and Monastic Studies (from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN, in 2005). She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and Secondary Education from Immaculata University in Immaculata, PA.

HALL HISTORY
Originally constructed in 1897 as St. Joseph's Industrial School; after expansion project, became a men's residence hall in 1917 (and renamed Badin Hall in honor of Rev. Stephen Badin, first Catholic priest ordained in the USA and provider of the land where the original Log Cabin was built); Originally housed 142 men at the time; In 1972, Badin converted into a women's residence hall when Notre Dame became co-ed in 1972; One of two of the first halls to house women in 1972; Only hall with a balcony; First floor currently houses the ACE program and the Office for Students with Disabilities; Past first floor offices/services have also included: Campus Ministry, bookstore, barbershop, and cafeteria; Past residents include Angelo Bertelli '44 (Heisman Trophy winner), Alan Page '67 (MN Supreme Court Justice), Fr. Hesburgh (in the 1940's), and Fr. Malloy when he was an undergrad in the 1960's; Currently the smallest women's residence hall on campus.
ROOM INFORMATION
Badin has the highest percentage of single rooms in any residence hall (60%). The hall also has double rooms (20%) and 4-person suites (20%). There are no private bathrooms in Badin Hall.

RECTOR: SR. DENISE LYON, IHM
  Sr. Denise Lyon has spent the last two years at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Spiritual Renewal Center, where she served as a member of the core planning team, was Director of Spiritual Formation for a local parish, and presented spiritual workshops to retreat-goers. Most of Sr. Denise’s professional experience has been in Catholic education, where she worked as a teacher for 30 years before going on to pursue graduate degrees in Pastoral Care and Counseling (from Neumann College in Aston, PA, in 2004) as well as Spirituality and Monastic Studies (from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN, in 2005). She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and Secondary Education from Immaculata University in Immaculata, PA.

2010-2011 HALL STAFF

Rector: Denise Lyon I.H.M.


AR: Mary McCarthy
AR: Claire Sobczak


RA: Annapatrice Clarke
RA: Anee Sophia Jackson
RA: Alexandra Sajben
RA: Elizabeth Van Dyke

RESIDENTS

Seniors: 15.6%
Juniors: 17.2%
Sophomores: 35.2%
Freshmen: 32%
*approximate statistics

Faculty/Staff In Residence:
None currently

 

FAST FACTS
Established: 1897
Mascot/Nickname: Bullfrogs
Color: Green
Quad Location: South Quad
Chapel: St. Stephen Chapel
Signature Event: Fall Art Show and Spring Badin Breakdown
Charity: American Cancer Society

PHOTO GALLERY

FACILITY OVERVIEW
Number of Floors: 4
Number of Rooms: 76
Capacity: 123

Elevator? No
Air Conditioning? No
Study Room(s)? Yes
Exercise Room? Yes
Kitchen Access? Yes
Laundry Facilities? Yes
Sinks in Rooms? Most
Modular Furniture? Yes

 

CAMPUS LOCATION
Location on Campus Map
North: Corby Hall
South: South Dining Hall
East: Coleman-Morse Center
West: Howard Hall

HALL HISTORY
Originally constructed in 1897 as St. Joseph's Industrial School; after expansion project, became a men's residence hall in 1917 (and renamed Badin Hall in honor of Rev. Stephen Badin, first Catholic priest ordained in the USA and provider of the land where the original Log Cabin was built); Originally housed 142 men at the time; In 1972, Badin converted into a women's residence hall when Notre Dame became co-ed in 1972; One of two of the first halls to house women in 1972; Only hall with a balcony; First floor currently houses the ACE program and the Office for Students with Disabilities; Past first floor offices/services have also included: Campus Ministry, bookstore, barbershop, and cafeteria; Past residents include Angelo Bertelli '44 (Heisman Trophy winner), Alan Page '67 (MN Supreme Court Justice), Fr. Hesburgh (in the 1940's), and Fr. Malloy when he was an undergrad in the 1960's; Currently the smallest women's residence hall on campus.
ROOM INFORMATION
Badin has the highest percentage of single rooms in any residence hall (60%). The hall also has double rooms (20%) and 4-person suites (20%). There are no private bathrooms in Badin Hall.

RECTOR: SR. DENISE LYON, IHM
  Sr. Denise Lyon has spent the last two years at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Spiritual Renewal Center, where she served as a member of the core planning team, was Director of Spiritual Formation for a local parish, and presented spiritual workshops to retreat-goers. Most of Sr. Denise’s professional experience has been in Catholic education, where she worked as a teacher for 30 years before going on to pursue graduate degrees in Pastoral Care and Counseling (from Neumann College in Aston, PA, in 2004) as well as Spirituality and Monastic Studies (from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN, in 2005). She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and Secondary Education from Immaculata University in Immaculata, PA.

2010-2011 HALL STAFF

Rector: Denise Lyon I.H.M.


AR: Mary McCarthy
AR: Claire Sobczak


RA: Annapatrice Clarke
RA: Anee Sophia Jackson
RA: Alexandra Sajben
RA: Elizabeth Van Dyke

RESIDENTS

Seniors: 15.6%
Juniors: 17.2%
Sophomores: 35.2%
Freshmen: 32%
*approximate statistics

Faculty/Staff In Residence:
None currently

 

FAST FACTS
Established: 1897
Mascot/Nickname: Bullfrogs
Color: Green
Quad Location: South Quad
Chapel: St. Stephen Chapel
Signature Event: Fall Art Show and Spring Badin Breakdown
Charity: American Cancer Society

PHOTO GALLERY

FACILITY OVERVIEW
Number of Floors: 4
Number of Rooms: 76
Capacity: 123

Elevator? No
Air Conditioning? No
Study Room(s)? Yes
Exercise Room? Yes
Kitchen Access? Yes
Laundry Facilities? Yes
Sinks in Rooms? Most
Modular Furniture? Yes

 

CAMPUS LOCATION
Location on Campus Map
North: Corby Hall
South: South Dining Hall
East: Coleman-Morse Center
West: Howard Hall

FAST FACTS

Established: 1897
Mascot/Nickname: Bullfrogs
Color: Green
Quad Location: South Quad
Chapel: St. Stephen Chapel
Signature Event: Fall: Art Show and A Conscious Christmas, Spring: Polar Bear Plunge and Badin Breakdown
Charity: Hope Initiative in Nepal

PHOTO GALLERY

FACILITY OVERVIEW

Number of Floors: 4
Number of Rooms: 85
Capacity: 142

Elevator? No
Air Conditioning? Only on 1st floor
Study Room(s)? Yes
Exercise Room? Yes
Kitchen Access? Yes
Laundry Facilities? Yes
Sinks in Rooms? Most
Modular Furniture? Yes

CAMPUS LOCATION

Location on Campus Map
North: Corby Hall
South: South Dining Hall
East: Coleman-Morse Center
West: Howard Hall

RESIDENT STATISTICS

Seniors: 15.6%
Juniors: 17.2%
Sophomores: 35.2%
Freshmen: 32%
*approximate statistics