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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2000

The Board of Trustees approves the construction of an Early Childhood Center, January 22.
2000

The internationally acclaimed St. Olaf Choir makes a concert appearance at Marywood University, February 2.
2000

The School of Social Work celebrates National Social Work Month with the theme "Spiritual Diversity in Social Work," March.
2000

The School of Social Work commemorates thirty years of growth and service with a combination of scholarly and social events, April 27. More than 2,300 graduates have passed through its doors into diverse areas of service.
2000

A Gala Benefit Auction at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City is held to mark the 85th anniversary of the opening of Marywood College on September 8, 1915, April 8.
2000

Trustee Day on Campus includes a presentation on sponsorship by Sister Marianna Coyle, S.C., and a presentation by the University Task Force on Academic Restructuring, April 14.
2000

Ground is broken for the Insalaco Center, April 14.
2000

The Contemporary Gallery at Marywood features an exhibition of the work of ten prominent contemporary artists who deal directly with the natural world as a subject, catalyst or content, April. "Nature: Contemporary Art and the Natural World" is one of many events sponsored by Scranton Tomorrow, a cultural initiative Marking the Millennium.
2000

The Northeast Pennsylvania Conflict Resolution Resource Center is opened at Marywood University, April.
2000

Mr. Leo J. Danylak, MBA, becomes Vice President for Business and Treasurer, May 1.
2000

Dr. Robert Kegan of Harvard University delivers the Commencement address, May.
2000

An honorary degree is conferred upon Aline D. Wolf, a member of Marywood s Class of 1950 and a renowned author and Montessori educator, May 14.
2000

An honorary doctorate is conferred on Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., by The University of Scranton, May.
2000

Sister Mary Reap presents "Independent Higher Education: Testimony before House Committee on Post Secondary Education," May.
2000

Dr. Clayton N. Pheasant, Vice President for University Advancement, is honored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education as Professional of the Year, Spring.
2000

Dr. Gale A. Jaeger is honored as Woman of the Year by the Scranton branch of Pennsylvania s chapter of the American Association of University Women, Spring.
2000

Governor Robert P, Casey, who exemplified so well the practice of Christian social principles in public life and family life, lies in state in the Rotunda, June 1-3.
2000

Marywood University establishes a Center for Professional Continuing Education for Educators, June.
2000

Dr. Lois Draina becomes Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, July 1.
2000

Dr. John Alessio assumes the position of Dean of the Undergraduate School, July 1.
2000

The University celebrates the Silver Anniversary of the Summer Outdoor Concert Series and presents William Weber, founder and conductor, with a framed commemoration, noting, Over the past 25 years, Marywood s Summer Concert Series has become a cherished tradition in Scranton, and through all of those years, its director and guiding light has been Bill Weber, July.
2000

The Tony Domiano Early Childhood Center is dedicated, September 10.
2000

The Board of Trustees passes a resolution memorializing Robert P. Casey, former Governor of the Commonwealth and former trustee of Marywood University, noting that he exemplified, par excellence, the practice of Christian social principles in public life, October 21.
2000

The Board of Trustees passes a resolution memorializing Jean Marie O Hara Lynett, a loyal and devoted member of the Marywood community all her life, confident that her reward in heaven is great, in keeping with her dedication and service to others here on earth, October 21.
2000

Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., United Nations Day Chairperson, presides over the United Nations Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania luncheon at Genetti Manor in Dickson City, celebrating the International Year for the Culture of Peace, October 24.
2000

The Marywood University Orchestra presents a concert celebrating the music of eighteenth-century composer Johann Sebastian Bach, November 12.
2000

Marywood University collaborates with the Office of the Speaker of the Pennsylvania House and the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania in celebrating the achievements of Pennsylvania s women,November 15.
2000

The University Advancement Department moves from the Liberal Arts Center to Maria Hall, November 30.