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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1972

Regina Hall Dining Room is renovated to function as the College Chapel.
1972

The Verygoodian, a spoof on The Marywoodian, appears in a solitary issue, published by Verygood College in Scranton, Transylvania.
1972

The graduate School of Social Work establishes the Center for the Study of Crime Prevention and Treatment to evaluate current methods of rehabilitation and to stimulate future improvements.
1972

The Business Department increases its faculty and coordinates its programs to the needs of the commercial and industrial world to guarantee that Marywood s women Business graduates will be fully prepared to assume executive positions. Managerial skills, administrative techniques, and data processing are incorporated into the broadened curriculum.
1972

A ten-week seminar for parents of exceptional children is conducted, sponsored jointly by Marywood and the Lackawanna Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children.
1972

The major in Philosophy is revised to include thirty credits, a thesis, and oral comprehensives. One of the Department s students, Gerry Gallagher, assists in developing the changes and becomes the new program's first graduate. The minor sequence is also revised to include eighteen credits.
1972

The first Trustee Day is held on campus to familiarize the Trustees with the College in action and to acquaint them with administrators, faculty, and students.
1972

The Department of Theology is again renamed the Department of Religious Studies.
1972

The Marywood Players perform My Fair Lady.
1972

Marywood College and The University of Scranton forge a short-term cooperative program that includes an exchange of faculty and students for selected courses and joint use of library and other instructional facilities, giving both institutions the opportunity to sample coeducation at a minimal level.
1972

A new coffee shop opens in Nazareth Hall s game room.
1972

The Marywoodian alters its name to Genesis, retaining the same format and professional printing except for occasional experiments with a smaller page size and hand-typed copy.
1972

Marywood and the International Correspondence Schools begin a mutual college without walls program, whereby Marywood credits can be earned through correspondence courses toward Bachelors degrees in two areas of Business.
1972

A new graduate degree in Public Administration is inaugurated to prepare future professionals in public service.
1972

Marywood rallies to the aid of victims of the summer flood spawned by Hurricane Agnes in the Wilkes-Barre area. The Sisters and students work to feed and shelter as many as possible of those forced to abandon their homes to the rising waters, and they deliver to stricken Luzerne County generous contributions of essential supplies.
1972

The Presidential Medal is established by the President of the College to recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to education, government, religion, public service, or the humanities, December. The medal, on a heavy gold chain, is a golden replica of the College seal awarded for outstanding contributions to the fields of education, government, religion, public service, and the humanities. Nominations are accepted from all members of the Marywood community and from area residents. The first Presidential medalists are two Pennsylvania Congressmen, Joseph McDade and Daniel Flood, and Clarence Walton, President of Catholic University.