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2004

Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., is named Chief Executive Officer of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, District II. The Washington, D.C.-based association of higher education institutions presents its Chief Executive Leadership Award to Sister at its conference in Philadelphia, February 9.
2004

Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., receives the Council for Advancement and Support Education International Leadership Award, February 9.
2004

The Board of Trustees elects Msgr. Andrew J. McGowan as Trustee Emeritus, recognizing his outstanding service to the University, April 17.
2004

The Board of Trustees notes the passing of Dr. Clarence C. Walton, a former faculty member, later a trustee, and the first lay Chair of the Board, April 17.
2004

The Board of Trustees adopts a revision of the Mission Statement of Marywood University as a celebration of the core values held by the Marywood Community, April 17.
2004

The first annual Spiritual Leadership: Awakening Spirituality in Your Workplace conference is held, April 29. The keynote speaker is Rev. George A. Achenbrenner, S.J., nationally known lecturer and author of several books on topics relating to spirituality and religious life.
2004

The Student Government Association is restructured to involve more elected representatives of individual colleges,Spring.
2004

Marywood University celebrates its 86th Commencement with the awarding of 663 degrees, May 9. Dr. Richard Ekman, President of the Council of Independent Colleges, addresses the graduates, and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters is conferred.
2004

The Commencement Ceremony is moved off-campus to the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, May 9.
2004

The Marywood Chamber Singers travel to Central Europe, May 17-30. They are scheduled for six performances in Prague, Czech Republic, and Bratislava, Slovakia.
2004

Marni Nixon, Natalie Wood s singing voice in West Side Story, performs with the Marywood University Festival Band, June 28.
2004

Perpetual Help Hall becomes a residence for students, and all four coffee shops and the main dining hall are renovated, Summer.
2004

Dr. Mary Anne Fedrick assumes the position of Dean of the College of Education & Human Development, August 1.
2004

The University opens its 90th academic year, August 30.
2004

The Music Therapy Program celebrates its Silver Anniversary with a special workshop for alumni during Homecoming Weekend, September 16. Sister Donna Marie Beck, C.S.J., returns as guest speaker and presenter, with Sr. Mariam Pfeifer, I.H.M., presiding.
2004

The University, a charter member of the African Sister Education Collaborative, brings fourteen African religious Sisters to Marywood, exploring how technology could improve their work in education, September.
2004

Sister Anne Munley addresses the United States Conference, African Sisters Education Collaborative on the topic "Women Religious Bridge the Gap: Collaborative Education for Service," September 26-30.
2004

The Presidential Medal is presented to four honorees during the annual Presidential Society Dinner, October 23. The recipients are Judge Thomas F. Burke, J.D.; Anne P. Convery, Washington, D.C.; and Michael and Mary Alice Collins Murray, Atlanta, Georgia.
2004

A special Mass is offered to recognize and honor all service men and women, especially those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, October 24.
2004

Irish actor Neil O Shea from Dublin brings his one-man show, "The Writers Entertain," to Marywood University,November 3. The performance takes the audience on a journey through the works of some of Ireland s most famous writers, including Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, William Butler Yeats, Seamus Heaney, and James Joyce.
2004

The Marywood University community celebrates the 159th anniversary of the founding of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, November 9-12.
2004

Marywood University is included in the Top Tier for the second consecutive year in U.S. News & World Report'sannual guide to the best U.S. Colleges.
2004

The Center for Assistive Technology is established on the second floor of the Learning Resources Center.
2004

Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., serves on the Steering Committee of the Pennsylvania Governor s Conference for Women.
2004

As distance education continues to develop at the University, e-learning has a very direct effect on the academic portfolio: 193 courses are offered using some form of distance education or e-learning.
2004

The Keith J. O Neill Center for Healthy Families is awarded an American Institute of Architects Northeast Design Honor Award.