Fri, October 16, 2009Dr. 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.
Thu, October 15, 2009Marywood 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.
Wed, October 14, 2009Marywood 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.
Tue, October 13, 2009Marywood University's Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present an Orchestra concert, on Sunday, October 25 at 3p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. The Orchestra will be directed and conducted by Nathaniel F. Parker, Director of Orchestral Activities at Marywood University. There will be performing works by Schubert, Faure, Bartok, Ives, Sibelius, and Handbel. For more information, please call the music office at (570) 348-6268.
Mon, October 12, 2009Dr. Phyllis Black, Director of the Marywood University-Lehigh Valley MSW Program, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Social Workers Pennsylvania Chapter, for her distinguished service to the profession at the Multicultural Social Work with a Global Context Conference in Pittsburgh, October 18 and 19.