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
The Marywood University Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present its annual Faculty Recital on Sunday, October 3, at 4:00 p.m. in the Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life.
Marywood University's Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents All in the Timing by David Ives on September 29, 30 and October 1, 2 at 7:30 p.m. and on October 3 at 2 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts.
Faculty News: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Students from Marywood University's School of Architecture and Interior Architecture will showcase an art installation celebrating architecture and literature at Shopland Hall, Scranton Cultural Center, as part of the Pages and Places Book Festival. The installation will be on display Saturday, October 2 from 2 - 5 p.m.
Marywood University School of Social Work received the Catholic Charities USA Centennial Medal on Monday, September 27, in the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. The award recognizes Marywood's contributions to the reduction of poverty in the United States and its commitment to the principles of Catholic Charities USA. Catholic Charities USA will presented Centennial medals to 100 recipients, chosen by a Centennial Medal Committee.
Marywood University presents the panel, Dialog of Civilizations: Islam's Perspective, in the Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center on September 30 at 5:30 p.m. The featured speakers include Abdullah Antepli, Ph.D., Duke University and Walter Wagner, Ph.D., Moravian Theological Seminary.
Marywood University's Master of Business Administration Program is offering a Monday Night Entrepreneurship Series, in Room 1059, McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, from 6-7 p.m.