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.
Marywood University will be participating in the Scranton Reads program to encourage reading and unite citizens of Scranton through a love of literacy. Author of The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien, will discuss his book on Thursday, October 29, at 7 p.m, in the Sette LaVerghetta Center. In addition, on Wednesday, October 21, at 8 p.m., there will be presentation of the film, A Soldier's Sweetheart, in the Comerford Theatre. Both events are free and open to the public, but you must have a ticket. Tickets are available at all Lackawanna County libraries and at the Marywood University library.
The Honorable Chris Doherty, Mayor of the City of Scranton, will address Strategic Planning class of the Master of Public Administration program (Room 203 of the CHS Building) on Wednesday October 28, 2009 at 6:00p.m. Open invitation.
Rabbi Samuel Sandhaus, Executive Director of the Jewish Home in Scranton, will speak at Marywood University, PUB 581 class: Issues of Governance in Nonprofit Organizations on issues and challenges facing the world of nonprofit organization. The event is scheduled for Tuesday November 10 at 6:00p.m. in classroom 206 of the CHS building. Open invitation.