Marywood University will hold two groundbreakings today; the new Aquatics Center and Woodland Residence Halls. The new Aquatics Center will be next to the Mellow Center for Athletics and Wellness at 11:30a.m. The Woodland Residence Halls will be next to the baseball field and will begin at 1:30p.m. They are both scheduled to open in Fall 2010.
The Marywood University Art Department and Galleries will present Senior Exhibition & Open House April 17 - 25 in the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts. The exhibit opens on April 17 with a reception from 2-5p.m. and features the artwork of 61 students graduating in May and December of 2010. In addition, their artwork and portfolios will be on display throughout the various studios and exhibition areas in both the Shields Center for Visual Arts and the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts. Doug Smith Improvisational Ensemble will be providing musical accompaniment to complement the opening reception.
Art Exhibits for April 2010.
Marywood University will hold an Electronics Recycling event on April, 17 from 9a.m.-2p.m. in the “Pit” parking lot. (Directional signs will be posted throughout campus.) Individuals, businesses, and organizations are encouraged to bring their old electronic items to campus to be properly recycled by Waste Management. Last year, members of the community brought in over 7.2 tons of electronics for recycling. This year, the recycling event committee hopes to double that amount and collect 15 tons of recyclable electronics. Almost all electronic equipment that plug- in or has embedded batteries will be accepted. Examples of the most commonly collected items are as follows: computer monitors, keyboards, CPUs, printers, cell phones, televisions, VCRs, stereo equipment, fax machines, and corded and cordless phones.
Marywood University’s Business and Managerial Science Program and Net Impact NEPA present their annual Forum on Business Ethics, Leadership & Corporate Social Responsibility on Tuesday, April 20 starting at 5 p.m. in the Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center.
Marywood University’s Criminal Justice Club will host a presentation from Garry Dreese on turning life’s struggles into opportunities on Wednesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in Media Room 160, Learning Resource Center. Mr. Dreese was indicted on federal drug charges and will speak about his experience and the obstacles he faced in jail and on parole, as well as the transition back into society.
Marywood University's senior nursing students won The Geoffrey Allen Walp Memorial 7th Annual Student Nurse Challenge at East Stroudsburg University. Students are asked questions on nursing and the top school wins. The winner receives a silver nursing award and a $500.00 prize.
William E. Strickland Jr., President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (MCG), and Bidwell Training Center (BTC), will be the keynote speaker at Marywood University's Commencement on May 9, 2010 at 1p.m. in the Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes Barre. He will also be awarded an honorary doctoral degree during the ceremony.
Marywood University has been named to the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Out of 780 applicants, Marywood was one of the 115 schools with distinction. This is the second consecutive year for Marywood University to be included on the Honor Roll.
President Barack Obama’s Middle East policy will be the topic of a seminar Wednesday, March 24, at Marywood University. Click the link below for more information.