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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2002

The Meeting, a play by Jeff Stetson about a fictitious meeting between Malcom X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is presented at Marywood, January 17.
2002

The Board of Trustees approves the Performa, Inc., Campus Master Plan for the University as a guide for the development of the campus in the next decade. Success comes most readily to those who commit to a make it happen perspective even when the challenges are great. The Plan is comprehensive. It provides an opportunity for Marywood to reflect upon our history and heritage, to assess the condition of our campus and facilities, and to develop a course of action to address future growth. Our energies, talents and capabilities will be challenged in meeting these ambitious goals, but we have every reason to be confident that we will meet these challenges. Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., President of the University, January 19.
2002

The undergraduate core curriculum is revised after several years of study by the Faculty, the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, the undergraduate Dean, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs, January 19.
2002

The University holds a memorial Mass to honor the memory of those in its extended Marywood family who were victims of the tragedy of 9/11, February 21.
2002

The University celebrates fifty years of musical theatre with the presentation of Stephen Sondheim s Merrily We Roll Along, February 22-23.
2002

The Board of Trustees elects Ms. Virginia Collins Shields, who has served Marywood University with distinction, as Trustee Emerita, April 20.
2002

Ms. Yolanda King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivers the 2002 Commencement address. Honorary doctoral degrees are conferred on Ms. King, Senator Robert J. Mellow, and Sister Marie Roseanne Bonfini, I.H.M., President of Immaculata College, May.
2002

Phase Two of the comprehensive campaign IMPACT 2000, ends successfully by all measures, June 30.
2002

A Center for Contemporary Spirituality is established, Summer.
2002

An Assistive Technology Lab is established, Summer.
2002

The Academic Excellence Center is relocated to the second floor of the Liberal Arts Center. The Center consists of a Testing Lab, Computer Lab, Conference and Break Out Area, and Lounge. Room 223 is renovated for the Theater Department, Summer.
2002

The student lounge on the terrace floor of Regina Hall is renovated to provide students with additional gathering spaces, a pool table area, a kitchen, and a new laundry facility, Summer.
2002

Additional bedroom spaces are created in Madonna Hall, Regina Hall, and Immaculata Hall to help accommodate the influx of students requesting on-campus housing, Summer.
2002

A new chilled water plant is constructed to service the Healthy Families Center and Nazareth Hall, and eventually a new Center for Athletics and Wellness, Summer.
2002

Marywood University begins to offer classes at St. Cyril s Academy in Danville, PA, July 15. The new location will serve the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Social Work, and the School of Continuing Education.
2002

The University hosts foreign language educators from across the Commonwealth as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Education Governor s Institute, July 21-26.
2002

Sister Catherine Luxner, I.H.M., becomes Director of Campus Ministry, August 19.
2002

A new library system, iLink, is installed, August.
2002

The Center for Contemporary Spirituality at Marywood University is founded to examine the nature and processes of spirituality in the context of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the condition of His creation as experienced in the twenty-first century, August.
2002

The new Academic Excellence Center opens in the Liberal Arts Center, September 1.
2002

The University offers Geisinger Hospital employees the M.S. in Health Administration at the St. Cyril's Academy site in Danville, September.
2002

The Marywood Community remembers the tragedy of September 11, 2001, with a nine-day program of events, Nine days to 9/11: Marywood Remembers, with daily themes: Reconciliation, Understanding, Prayer, Sacrifice, Service, Peace, Justice, Hope, Remembrance, September 3-11.
2002

"The Arts: Humanity Touching The Divine," a symposium, is held to cultivate awareness of how creativity, spirit, and the intellect are inextricably interwoven, and to recognize the multitude of ways in which all art forms serve as a bridge between secular existence and the manifestation of the divine, October.
2002

Marywood University's Athletic Training Education Program is awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), October 18.
2002

The USAToday/NCAA Academic Achievement Awards ranks the graduation rate between Marywood University athletes and overall student enrollment as the third best among Division III Schools, October.
2002

The University hosts a forum on ethical leadership and corporate social responsibility, November 19.
2002

The Health and Physical Education Department receives its first accreditation for the athletic training program. This accreditation allows Marywood to prepare teachers and athletic trainers.
2002

The University celebrates the centenary of The Arch at the entrance to the campus.
2002

January
The Keith J. O'Neill Center for Healthy Families is dedicated, joining together academic programs and research activities along with community programs and needed health care services, October 18.Students from the Nursing, Nursing Administration, Athletic Training, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Physician Assistant programs attend classes in this building. The Human Performance Lab to is a state-of-the-art facility designed to serve the needs of student, professional, amateur and recreational athletes and the community.