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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1963

Marywood initiates the construction of three of the most needed additions to the campus: a student residence, Madonna Hall; a faculty residence, Emmanuel Hall; and a student union, Nazareth Hall, March. All three buildings are completed by 1964.
1963

Sister Josephine Brennan of the Department of Classical Languages is the only woman appointed to the editorial board of "The Fathers of the Church", a series of translations for publication of Latin writings by early Catholic theologians.
1963

The entrance to Immaculata Hall is renovated.
1963

Marywood receives full permanent accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teachers of Education (NCATE).
1963

Sister M. St. Mary creates the office of Director of Admissions, and Sister M. Jogues Earley, I.H.M., becomes the first to hold the position.
1963

Francisco Borja becomes the first lay member of the Philosophy Department.
1963

The Department of Natural Sciences receives a grant from the Atomic Energy Commission for a training program in radioisotopes.
1963

The National Science Foundation grants the Chemistry Department $5,120 to purchase instruments for Analytical Chemistry.
1963

Marywood receives Approvals from the National Association of Schools of Music, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
1963

A Solemn High Requiem Mass is offered in the College chapel in memory of fallen President John F. Kennedy, November.
1963

The Marywood chapter of the Pennsylvania State Education Association, which revamped its constitution early in the decade, emerges as the largest club on campus.