Marywood University Professor Hosts Community Screening of Race to Nowhere – A Documentary Exploring Standardized Testing in Schools
Mon, November 29, 2010Marywood University Assistant Professor of Education and Educational Leadership, Dr. Joseph Polizzi will be hosting a community showing of the hitting education expose documentary, Race to Nowhere at the Dietrich Theater on East Tioga Street at 1:30pm Sunday, December 5. A discussion session with a panel of seasoned education experts spanning specialties and experiences will be included in the presentation. Race to Nowhere is part of a nationwide movement of community screenings that use the film as the centerpiece for a growing national dialogue on the dangers and pitfalls of education's current "race to nowhere" mentality and ignite a call for change.
Mon, November 22, 2010Marywood University's Student Government Association (SGA) sponsored the "Helping Hands Turkey" fundraiser to benefit the United Way of Wayne and Lackawanna Counties.
Mon, November 22, 2010In conjunction with the United Neighborhood Center, Marywood University's Campus Ministry sponsored "Adopt-a-Family" to help local families celebrate Thanksgiving.
Fri, November 19, 2010Abandoned mine shafts beneath campus, long perceived as an unusable relic of an industrial past, have a new purpose in the quest for alternative energy sources.
Mon, November 15, 2010Members of the Marywood community recently gathered at the ribbon cutting of Maxis Lane.