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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1977

The temporary chapel in Regina Hall is converted into a more functional and streamlined chapel. Ray Lorenzoni, a local artist whose father helped decorate the Rotunda, designs the mosaic behind the altar. Bishop McCormick blesses Regina Chapel and celebrates the first Mass there, April 23.
1977

The Marywood Players perform Long Day s Journey into Night.
1977

The Board of Trustees approves the gradual closing of the graduate Department of Librarianship. Higher professional requirements in this field have lowered the number of applicants, so the program no longer fills a vital area educational need.
1977

The first nineteen graduates of the new four-year coordinated Dietetics program receive their Bachelor of Science degrees at Commencement, and every one of them has already secured a position in the field.
1977

By this time, the new Communication Disorders Department has developed a six-course minor in Education for the Deaf, in cooperation with the staff of the nearby Pennsylvania State School for the Deaf and in compliance with directives from the Council on Education for the Deaf.
1977

The Department of Religious Studies develops two correspondence courses, with the study guide for one of them authored by three members of the Religious Studies faculty: Charles DeCelles, Rabbi Simon Shoop, and the Reverend William Campbell.
1977

The opening of the Montessori Childhood Center at the Generalate provides additional accessible observation experiences at the pre-school level for Education majors.
1977

Marywood sponsors an Award Dinner to honor fifty-one employees of the managerial, clerical, and service staffs who have served the College for ten or more years. Specially noted are Helen Murray, who has been with the Housekeeping Department for forty-nine years, and William Reckless, Supervisor of Utilities, who has overseen the College s heating, electrical, and plumbing complex for twenty years.
1977

Bethany Hall, a North Washington Avenue house that Marywood College purchased in 1966, becomes home to six religious faculty members, September 3.