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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1999

For the first time in the University s history, a general meeting of the Board of Trustees is held off campus, January 23.
1999

The Board of Trustees authorizes the initiation of a bachelor s degree in Aviation Management, in affiliation with Tech Aviation, a management organization located at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport, January 23.
1999

The Board of Trustees is assured that Marywood MIS personnel, addressing the national Y2K concerns, have been preparing for the year 2000 for about four years, January 23.
1999

The Performing Arts Center is renamed The Frank E. and Angela Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts, January.
1999

The Marywood University Players present Thornton Wilder s classic play, Our Town, February 26-27.
1999

Patricia Daly, Ph.D., a Commonwealth Speaker of the Pennsylvania Humanities, speaks in the Lynett Multimedia Room about the trials and tribulations faced by women immigrants at Ellis Island at the turn of the twentieth century,March 2.
1999

The Scranton Club presents its Woman of the Year Award to Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., for her dedicated collegiate leadership and community service, March 17.
1999

The Marywood University Orchestra and Chamber Singers present Storytime in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, March 21.
1999

In anticipation of the new millennium, the sixty-piece Marywood University Wind Ensemble presents A Century of Pop in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts, April 11.
1999

Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., speaks on Ex Corde Ecclesiae: Breaching the Impasse at the College Presidents Panel, Eastern Regional Conference of Canonists Annual Meeting, May.
1999

An honorary Doctor of Humanae Letters is conferred on Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., by the College of Saint Francis de Sales, May.
1999

Moving into the Millennium, a celebration of foremost choreographers of the twentieth century, is presented in the Marywood Sette LaVerghetta Performing Arts Theatre, October 2.
1999

Marywood University, in collaboration with the Family Court and the United Neighborhood Centers of Lackawanna County, creates the Northeast Pennsylvania Conflict Resolution Resource Center for the Scranton Area, Fall.
1999

Health care delivery for area elderly is examined through the collaborative research efforts of Marywood University and Moses Taylor Hospital, Fall.
1999

Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., is named Century Club Woman of the Year.
1999

Medea, Euripides classic Greek tragedy, is performed in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts,November 12-13.
1999

Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
1999

The University Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees announces that the University has reached the highest level of fundraising in its history, April 24.
1999

Dr. Mary Ann Quaranta, DSW, Dean of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work, delivers the Commencement address at Marywood in recognition of the centennial celebration of professional social work in the United States, May 16. An honorary doctoral degree is conferred.
1999

The Ph.D. is conferred for the first time in the history of Northeast Pennsylvania on five students at the May Commencement ceremony at Marywood, May 16.
1999

Allentown College of Saint Francis de Sales, Center Valley, bestows an honorary doctorate of humane letters on Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., May.
1999

Nazareth Student Center is renovated, Summer.
1999

The Student Life Committee informs the Board of Trustees that requests for on-campus housing are increasing, and the University may have to consider building a new residence facility, October 23.
1999

Dr. JoAnn Smith becomes Dean of the School of Continuing Education, October.
1999

Marywood University begins to offer on-line courses.