Marywood University students, faculty, alumni, and staff are among the artists included in the NEPA Regional Art 2010 exhibition opening this Saturday, October 23 at the Suraci Gallery, Marywood University; The AFA Gallery; The Hope Horn Gallery, The University of Scranton; and The Linder Gallery, Keystone College.
The Marywood University Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Nathaniel F. Parker, will perform a concert on Sunday, October 24, at 4 p.m. in the Main Theatre, Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts.
Marywood University presents We Still Make Stuff Here: Manufacturing in Northeastern Pennsylvania Today including photography by Michael Poster and writing by Melissa Whalen Haertsch from October 23-December 10 in the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts. The opening reception will be held on October 23 from 3-5p.m. On November 1, at 7 p.m., the Gallery Talk will address the photographic and written materials of the exhibit, how the project started, and the nature of the collaborative process as it works for Michael and Melissa.
Marywood University recently announced that Michele Zabriski, Plains, will serve as the Director of Constituency Relations and the Marywood Fund.
President Sister Anne Munley, IHM, has announced that the Marywood University Athletics and Recreation Department will add men's golf to the sports sponsorship package at the beginning of the 2011-2012 academic year. Men's golf will be Marywood's 17th varsity sport, joining men's and women's lacrosse and men's and women's swimming and diving as sports added since 2008.
Marywood University alumna, Michelle A. Summers '00, Scranton, received the Marywood Alumni Association Recent Graduate Award at Marywood's 2010 Homecoming.
Marywood University present Al Williamson: A Tribute today through Oct. 11 in the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts. The reception will be held October 8 from 6-9 p.m. The exhibition covers sixty years of his art (1950-2010) including over 60 pieces of original art, trading cards, and posters. The exhibit also includes a Flash Gordon record album and pages of Corrigan and Flash Gordon work, Eerie ("The Jungle") and Epic Illustrated ("Relic") covers, Weird Science page from the 50s, a page from Bladerunner, Dark Horse "One Last Job," and Sub-Mariner.
Marywood University received a $20,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The grant will be used to service Lackawanna County residents who are interested in receiving their GED and will enroll in one of Marywood University’s on-campus preparation courses for the national exam. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation was established in 1993 to help increase the functional literacy of adults, families and children and is an extension of Dollar General’s corporate commitment to literacy.
The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents Duo Recital by Rick Hoffenberg, piano, and Mark Laubach, organ. The recital will include Marcel Dupre, Ballade for organ and piano, Op. 30; Igor Stravinsky, Firebird Suite, transcribed for organ and piano; solo organ and piano music by Johannes Brahms, William Bolcom, and Nikolai Kapustin. The events are free and open to the public.
Faculty News: September