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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1953

Marywood holds its first Institute of Theology for Sisters, Summer. The sponsoring Dominican Fathers return for the next three summers. Sisters completing the first three sessions earn a certificate in Theology; those continuing through the fourth year receive a Master's degree in Theology.
1953

Marywood receives approval for the Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Music.
1953

For the first time, Marywood holds its commencement exercises in the Fine Arts auditorium.
1953

The Marywood Players present Finian's Rainbow for five nights. Again, Joseph Barrett plays the lead male role. Helen Hayes, America's "First Lady of the Theater," is the guest of honor at one of the performances and at a reception held afterward at O'Reilly Hall.