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2005

The Fricchione Day Care Center is awarded a Four Star Designation from the Keystone Stars Program, a childcare initiative funded by the State Department of Public Welfare, January. The designation is awarded to childcare providers that exceed State health and safety licensing requirements.
2005

Dr. Ronald Bulbulian, Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, is appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, January.
2005

Non-traditional adult students form the Organization of Adult Returning Students (OARS) to assist adult students in dealing with the realities of combining family life, work and school, January.
2005

To celebrate the University's 90th year, the alumni sponsor a trip to Italy in honor of St. Alphonsus Liguori, tracing the University's spiritual roots and exploring the richness and beauty of its Catholic identity and I.H.M. heritage, February 27-March 6.
2005

Marywood University joins with the Church throughout the world in paying tribute to Pope John Paul II with events during the week beginning April 3. A special candlelight vigil, including quiet prayer and readings from his writings to young adults, celebrates the Pope s interest and devotion to young people.
2005

The Audit Committee function of the Board is removed from the Finance Committee and made a standing committee, April 16.
2005

Internationally renowned sculptor Richard Nonas gives a lecture and slideshow presentation in the Marywood University Comerford Theatre, April 17. The program is part of Marywood s Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
2005

Marywood University celebrates Earth Week with a series of events, April 18-22.
2005

Science students at Marywood establish a Student Affiliate Chapter of the American Chemical Society,April.
2005

A Groundbreaking Ceremony is held for the Robert J. Mellow Center for Athletics and Wellness, April 28.
2005

An honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree is conferred on Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, who delivers the 2005 Commencement address, May 8.
2005

The first Master of Science degree in Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science is conferred on Ryan Hartz, May 8.
2005

The Graduate Student Council is reorganized, Spring.
2005

The Center for Assistive Technology is opened, Spring.
2005

Dr. Ann Henry, a trustee of the University, travels to Africa with Sister Anne Munley to prepare for a summer African Sisters Education Collaborative program, June.
2005

Bethany Hall is converted into a residence for male students, Summer.
2005

Sister Kathleen Burns, Webmaster, spends a month in Africa training twenty-four Sisters from Ghana and Nigeria in the use of Technology, August.
2005

Marywood s core curricular purpose, Living Responsibly in an Interdependent World, is celebrated on Interdependence Day with a presentation by Sister Margaret Gannon, "Interdependence and Spirituality,"September 12.
2005

Dr. Kurt Torell assumes the position of Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, September.
2005

In solemn convocation, the University marks end of the 90th Anniversary Celebration and the 40th anniversary of Gaudium et Spes; Rev. J. Bryan Hehir addresses the assembly on Gaudium et Spes After 40 Years ; honorary doctorates are conferred on Father Hehir and Carolyn Dooley Gianturco, September 16.
2005

The Paul J. and Virginia Collins Shields Center for Visual Arts is dedicated, October 22.
2005

Marywood University and The Ballet Theatre of Scranton celebrate the 30th year in production of The Nutcracker, an annual holiday gift to the community, December 26-28.
2005

Sister Mary Reap, I.H.M., becomes First Vice President, Middle States Association Board of Trustees.
2005

Marywood University is included in the Top Tier for the third consecutive year in the U.S. News & World Report annual guide to the best U.S. colleges and holds a position in the 2006 edition of Best Universities-Masters in the North" list.

 


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