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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1973

The Business Department in the Liberal Arts building is renovated.
1973

A federal grant of $875,000 enables the graduate School of Social Work to administer its Outreach project, in which services for rural Luzerne and Wyoming counties are provided through cooperating area industries. An off-campus Master s program is offered by the School in the Lehigh Valley area, using the facilities of the College of St. Francis de Sales in Allentown.
1973

Marywood is visited by a chapter of the Scranton Theatre Libre, the only resident acting group in Pennsylvania dedicated to producing original drama. Students with playwriting abilities are encouraged to complete scripts for possible use by this showcase for area talent.
1973

The Music Department inaugurates an electronic piano laboratory, enabling six students to play simultaneously, without hearing one another, while monitored individually or as a group.
1973

The Art Department enjoys international recognition as the paintings of one of its members, Thalia Ann Thomas, are exhibited in Nottingham, England.
1973

The College begins the Continuing Life Experiences Program (CLEP), offering credits for proficiencies gained in non-academic situations and demonstrated through a system of tests.
1973

March
Sister M. Coleman Nee, I.H.M., hosts the first recipients of the Marywood Presidential Medal at a dinner in Nazareth Hall, March 24. 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.