Chronology

Mother M. Germaine ONeill Mother M. Casimir Murray Mother Mary William Craig Mother M. Josepha Hurley Sister M. Marcella Gill Sister M. Sylvia Morgan Sister M. Eugenia Kealey Sister M. St. Mary Orr Sister M. Coleman Nee Sister Mary Reap Sister Anne Munley
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1928

Marywood's Our Lady of Perpetual Help Icon, a gift of the Redemptorist Congregation in Rome, is dedicated in O'Reilly Hall, February 12. It is later enshrined in marble in the back of the Oratory of Christ the King. A translation of the latin inscription reads: Patrick Murray of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer Superior General and Major Rector [1909-1947]We hold in faith and we testify that this image of the Blessed Virgin Mary faithfully appears to be from the ancient imprint and a clear original under the title of Perpetual Help in the Church of St. Matthew in Meralana of the City among others in honor of St. Alphonsus Mary Liguori venerated in EsquiliaeDedicated on the 12th day of the month of February, in the year 1928.Number 5086P. Ferd J. Lutz, C.S.S.R.
1928

The first annual Play Tournament is held, May.
1928

The Pennsylvania Department of Education approves Marywood's Pre-Law curriculum.
1928

Bishop Thomas C. O'Reilly dedicates the Residence Hall named in his honor, September 17.
1928

Through the second amendment to its charter, Marywood becomes empowered to confer the degrees of Bachelor of Science and Master of Science, October 19.
1928

Mother M. Germaine O'Neil, I.H.M., Marywood's first President, dies, December 13.
1928

The Dining Hall opens in O'Reilly Hall, December 17.
1928

The Reverend Daniel Lord, S.J., visits the campus and establishes the Student Spiritual Council.
1928-1929

Students move into O'Reilly Hall.