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
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1931

Mother M. Josepha Hurley, I.H.M., becomes the fourth President of Marywood College.
1931

The Dramatic Society stages a production of The Upper Room.
1931

The Reverend Fulton J. Sheen, then of Catholic University and later a television speaker of legendary appeal, delivers the commencement address.
1931

Bishop O'Reilly selects Marywood as the site of a Eucharistic Congress celebrating the fifteenth centenary of the Church Council of Ephesus in 431 A.D. The event draws thousands to the campus to participate in the services. The Apostolic Delegate of Pope Pius XI attends, as do many bishops, monsignors, priests, and members of various religious orders. Faculty and students of Marywood College and Seminary and also of College Misericordia and St. Thomas College are involved, and the Congress affirms Marywood as a vital center of Roman Catholicism in the United States.
1931

The former governor of New York State, the Honorable Alfred Smith accompanied by musical-comedy star Eddie Dowling visits Marywood College.
1931

A unit of the Catholic College Student Mission Crusade is organized to promote worldwide charitable activities.
1931

Finishing touches are applied to O'Reilly Hall.