The Ladies of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College (LND/SMC/HCC) is a social organization for women affiliated with the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College, based in South Bend, Indiana. For the past 90 years, we have promoted the social and cultural welfare of our members, championed friendship with the ND/SMC/HCC family, and encouraged service to the University and College, and the community at large, through a number of supportive programs.

Special Event Announcement!

You are cordially invited to a

Runway Through Time

Sunday, April 28, 2024 4:00—6:00 pm
Morris Park Country Club
90th Anniversary Celebration
Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, and a Style Show!
Table seating will be provided for all guests.
Cash bar

$35 per person
Current and past members and their guests are welcome.

RSVP by April 15 to
Addie Cashore
CLICK here for RSVP form

Questions: acashore@saintmarys.edu (M) 574-850-7698

We’re traveling through time to revive one of our most popular and enduring programs.

Vintage fashions from the Casaday Costume Collection and present day fashions from Judee’s Boutique in Granger

Modeled by LND/SMC/HCC members

Fashion commentary
by Linda Przybyszewski, Ph.D.

Concurrent Professor of History and Law

University of Notre Dame

Professor “Pski” is an entertaining and informative speaker, a master dressmaker and hat maker, collector of vintage pattern books, an expert on the history of fashion, and the author of The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish.

Recognition of Scholarship Recipients

We will bid farewell to our three graduating recipients from Notre Dame and one from Saint Mary’s whom we have supported for the last four years.


Welcome to the 2023/24 academic year.  This year we celebrate 90 years since the founding of our organization.  Existing and new members may look forward to gathering for fun, informative, charitable opportunities and interest group events.  We are here to be a support network for our membership and encourage all to participate in the group.  Get involved, you’ll like it!

Below, view our upcoming events. As a member, you can participate in any and all of the several activities and programs we offer.