Chronological History of Marywood

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
<< 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 >>
1929

Marywood's President, Mother Casimir, dies after a short illness, February 12.
1929

Mother Mary William Craig, I.H.M., becomes the third President of Marywood College.
1929

The Bay Leaf wins a second-prize gold medal in the Scholastic Press Association competition at Columbia University and also merits All-American Honors at the University of Minnesota. The latter is the highest award of the National Scholastic Press Association, composed of seven hundred member newspapers, magazines, and periodicals.
1929

The Eastern Pennsylvania Oratorical Contest is held at Marywood College, and Helen Butler of Marywood wins second place with her address entitled "The Constitution."
1929

A small chapel opens on the second floor of O'Reilly Hall, May 23. It is called "The Oratory of Christ the King."
1929

Father Daniel Lord speaks at the commencement ceremonies.
1929

A bronze statue of Christ the King is dedicated on campus.
1929

William Pearson, florist at Marywood College, displays a rare plant known as the Night Blooming Cereus (Phllocactus Phyllanthordas). Mr. Pearson, a noted horticulturist, has produced some rare species of plants that are always on display in the College's greenhouses.