Welsh Family Hall

 

Welsh Family Hall

HALL HISTORY

Easternmost residence hall on West Quad; Conveniently located north of the Eck Visitor's Center and Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore and west of the Morris Inn; Three-time women's interhall football champions; Notable past residents include basketball standouts Ruth Riley '01 and Niele Ivey '00.

ROOM INFORMATION

Students live in one of three arrangements: single (15% of rooms), doubles (70%) or three-room quads (15%). Similar room layouts can be found in three of the other West Quad halls (Keough, McGlinn, O'Neill). There are no private bathrooms in Welsh Family Hall.

RECTOR: SR. CHRISTINE CONNOLLY, O.P.

574-631-8655
cconnoll@nd.edu

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Sr. Chris Connolly brings a wealth of pastoral experience to her role as rector.  For the past nine years she has served as the Spiritual Director at the Claret Center in Chicago, conducting retreats for college students, seminarians and young adults, while during the past two years she has concurrently served as Spiritual Director at the Loyola University Institute for Pastoral Studies.  She served the St. Catharine Dominican Sisters in Kentucky as the Promoter of Vocations for four years, focusing on program development and implementation, while also companioning women through the discernment process.  Other programs in which she has held positions include Catholic Charities in Louisville, Hospice of Louisville and service to St. Catharine Dominican Sisters in a wide range of administrative duties.  She received her B.A. in history and education in 1972 from Cardinal Cushing College and spent the next eight years as a primary teacher.  In 1989 she received her M.A. in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College, followed by her M.A. in Pastoral Studies from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago in 2001.

FAST FACTS

Established: 1997
Mascot/Nickname: Whirlwind
Hall Colors: Blue/White
Quad Location: West Quad
Chapel: Chapel of Blessed Kateri
Signature Event: Welsh Family Feud
Charity: Touching Tiny Lives - orphanage in South Africa

PHOTO GALLERY

FACILITY OVERVIEW

Number of Floors: 4
Number of Rooms: 130
Capacity: 281

Elevator? Yes
Air Conditioning? Yes
Study Room(s)? Yes
Exercise Room? Yes
Kitchen Access? Yes
Laundry Facilities? Yes
Sinks in Rooms? Yes
Modular Furniture? Yes

CAMPUS LOCATION

Location on Campus Map
North: Dillon Hall, South Dining Hall
South: ND Bookstore, Eck Visitors Center
East: Morris Inn
West: Keough Hall