Tue, January 24, 2012From January 30th through February 14th Campus Ministry will be collecting supplies for the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter in Clarks Summit. Boxes will be placed throughout campus or supplies can be dropped off in Campus Ministry. The shelter is in most need of cat litter, canned cat food, aspen small animal bedding, rabbit/guinea pig food, kitten food and dry cat food. A full wish list can be found here: http://www.griffinpondanimalshelter.com/wish-list.html If you are interested in getting involved or have any questions, contact Victoria Clarizio at email@example.com
Tue, January 24, 2012Chaperone an upcoming Spring Break Service Trip! During Spring Break (March 3-10) a group of Marywood Students will travel to Philadelphia, PA to serve the community in a variety of ways. Partnering with the St. Vincent DePaul Center, volunteers will serve the homeless, work in a thrift store, repair buildings and visit persons with mental/intellectual disabilities. One more chaperone is needed to accompany the students and to assist in their preparation for the trip. All chaperone expenses are paid and staff may use Community Service benefit days to attend this trip. If you are interested in mentoring, serving and having an unforgettable and meaningful experience, contact Ann O'Brien by February 1. Phone 961-4593 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tue, January 24, 2012On Wednesday night, February 1, 2012, Marywood University Women's and Men's Basketball Teams will take on Philadelphia Biblical University in the Mellow Center. All monies raised during this event, including admission fees collected at the door, and a 'donation net' will be given to Catholic Relief Services to provide malaria nets for children in Africa. According to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, nearly 1 million people die from malaria each year, most of them children in Africa. Any donations for the event can be sent to Sr. John Michele in Campus Ministry, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life, any time before Feb. 15, 2012.
Mon, January 23, 2012Cynthia Wright, the new director of Marywood's athletic training program, balances research, teaching, and caring for athletes with grace and style.
Mon, January 23, 2012A new partnership between Marywood and the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) allows students, faculty, and staff to ride any bus anywhere in the county for free.