Marywood University announces their School of Social Work Spring Start 2010 MSW Program, which provides a Tuesday and Thursday weeknight course for students who missed the start of their Fall 2009 MSW Cohort. This innovative program has been designed to serve prospective students who have not studied in the social work discipline during their undergraduate careers and who seek to further their career or make a career change. Typical interested individuals might be currently working in or may have recently been employed in social work, human services, health care, palliative and hospice care, criminal justice, or may have recently completed military service.
Vijayachandra Ramachandra, Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders, has published "Whether Mirror Neurons Play a Significant Role In Processing Affective Prosody" in the journal, Perceptual and Motor Skills. He also published "Fast Mapping in Healthy Young Adults: The Influence of Metamemory" in Journal of Psycholinguistic Research with co-authors Bryna Rickenbach; Marissa Ruda; Bethanie Le Cureux (Marywood C.S.D. alumna), Moira Pope (Marywood C.S.D. graduate student).
Dr. Patricia Arter, Assistant Professor in the Special Education Department, will present Students On-Campus Achieving Results (SOAR), a campus based transition program for students with autism, along with NEIU staff Mary Murphy Fox, Ellen Cummings, and Ellen Dente.
MSW Students are currently conducting clothing and food drives to assist United Neighborhood Center. Please bring any clothing or non-perishable food you would like to donate to the School of Social Work and place in the respective containers. The food drive is part of the Feed-a-Friend project.
Marywood University will host a talk and video presentation with Susan Dowling, co-creator of Art 21, a national prime-time PBS series that features contemporary visual artists and is now in its fifth season. The event, Meet Art 21, is set for Wednesday, October 28, at 7 p.m., in the Latour Conference Room, Nazareth Hall. During the presentation, Dowling will talk about the finest and most inventive visual artists of our time and develop the idea of the artist as a model for creative thinking.