Marywood University News http://www.marywood.edu/ Marywood University News Inaugural Community Leadership Celebration to Honor Jack Tighe http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/12a586cb-e9ab-41c3-8498-59cb34c74a57/69545 Marywood's inaugural Community Leadership Celebration, which will be held on April 24, will honor John T. Tighe III, CEO of TMG Health. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:48:45 EDT 12a586cb-e9ab-41c3-8498-59cb34c74a57 Graphic Design Students Win Addy Awards http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/8e1fe4ae-093b-4d93-8a08-6a194535e38a/69545 Three graphic design students received Addy Awards from the American Advertising Federation in this year's competition. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:51:57 EDT 8e1fe4ae-093b-4d93-8a08-6a194535e38a Business Professor Writes Book on Co-Creation http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/2312ee5e-fdd7-4d0c-adff-d4b39c170fba/69545 Business professor Kerimcan Ozcan, Ph.D., has co-authored a book on co-creation with a colleague from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:21:24 EDT 2312ee5e-fdd7-4d0c-adff-d4b39c170fba Relgious Studies Professor Directs Retreat for Youth Ministers http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/59765be6-1795-45fa-8faf-e5afa558711b/69545 Tamara Amosson, a religious studies professor, will direct a retreat for youth ministers for the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:48:06 EDT 59765be6-1795-45fa-8faf-e5afa558711b Celebrating Diversity with Food, Dance, and Song http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/229342a5-5f0a-4674-9063-fb1034a56c44/69545 The Marywood community will celebrate cultural diversity and the spring season on Friday, March 21, which coincides with the Kurdish New Year (Newroz). Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:30:11 EDT 229342a5-5f0a-4674-9063-fb1034a56c44 Marywood Presents A Little Night Music http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/c2f2a010-8abc-483c-ab5f-822e0430a673/69545 The Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will present the musical "A Little Night Music" on March 21 and 22, at 7:30 p.m., in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:07:50 EDT c2f2a010-8abc-483c-ab5f-822e0430a673 Marywood to Host Creativity Conference http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/4b246922-3342-45d0-aef0-aed2aa0b7a94/69545 The 3rd annual "Stretch: The Creativity Conference" will take place Friday, March 28, in the Nazareth Student Center. Registration is required. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:15:50 EDT 4b246922-3342-45d0-aef0-aed2aa0b7a94 Student Will Present Research at Capitol Hill Event http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/69cdedb5-a45d-4084-ab57-c7b9076684c7/69545 Student Kasey Lee Lynn will present her research on Eva Perón and Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Council of Undergraduate Research's "Posters on the Hill" event in Washington, D.C. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:41:22 EDT 69cdedb5-a45d-4084-ab57-c7b9076684c7 Marywood Celebrates National Catholic Sisters Week http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/ebcb787c-956c-4ad8-bbfb-b65afc08a67a/69545 In recognition of National Catholic Sisters Week, we celebrate the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) who founded Marywood University and have been leaders in education for almost 100 years. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:24:10 EDT ebcb787c-956c-4ad8-bbfb-b65afc08a67a Marywood Celebrates Spiritual Heritage and Cultural Life through Music http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/bd3927c2-b408-4701-b044-1eb9325f3d6f/69545 The Music, Theatre, and Dance Department has released an album of spiritual music by professor and violinist Sophie Till and renowned pianist Ron Stabinsky. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:30:50 EST bd3927c2-b408-4701-b044-1eb9325f3d6f Dr. Dawoody Awarded Two Fulbright Scholarships http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/0d953e45-223b-4736-b6ac-b085974caf26/69545 Administrative studies professor Alexander Dawoody, Ph.D., has received not one but two Fulbright awards, which have taken him to Azerbaijan and Honduras. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:23:43 EST 0d953e45-223b-4736-b6ac-b085974caf26 Social Sciences Department to Host Film Series about Social Change http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/505e6ded-9a7b-4c5b-baa8-4cea291305ac/69545 The Social Science Department's Social Change Film Series celebrates the power of people to make positive and lasting change in the world. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:19:32 EDT 505e6ded-9a7b-4c5b-baa8-4cea291305ac Marywood Vice President Receives National Award from NASPA http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/014ab19a-ffb5-4029-a6d9-7c93e6c16392/69545 Raymond P. Heath, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Life, has received the highest national honor granted by Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA). Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:02:56 EST 014ab19a-ffb5-4029-a6d9-7c93e6c16392 Marywood Will Host Eating Disorder Screening Day http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/151b9d4d-9389-4627-bbad-099edd74d43a/69545 As a part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the Psychological Services Center will provide free, confidential eating disorder screenings on February 27. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:25:39 EST 151b9d4d-9389-4627-bbad-099edd74d43a Psychological Services Center to Hold Free Anxiety Screenings http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/e1f9a671-76b7-47d4-9c61-01a98a688632/69545 Marywood's Psychological Services Center will provide free, confidential anxiety screenings on Thursday, February 6. Screenings will include an educational presentation, written self-assessment, and meeting with a mental health counselor. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:22:45 EST e1f9a671-76b7-47d4-9c61-01a98a688632 Marywood Announces Fall 2013 Dean's List http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/e2eaa7b3-e5cf-413f-98a0-930de15f8eb0/69545 Marywood announced the fall 2013 dean’s list from the Reap College of Education and Human Development, the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts, the College of Health and Human Services, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the School of Architecture. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:23:14 EST e2eaa7b3-e5cf-413f-98a0-930de15f8eb0 Diana D'Achille '14 http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/b40c2970-fd7f-4379-a07a-13a22a974c02/69545 Senior Diana D'Achille is a star cross country runner and aspiring graphic designer who loves setting goals and reaching them. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:23:00 EST b40c2970-fd7f-4379-a07a-13a22a974c02 Daniel Hull '16 http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/83a07169-38fb-46de-b774-e0e1e463e95b/69545 As a business management major and athlete, Daniel Hull has learned the value of teamwork both in the classroom and on the field. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:20:35 EST 83a07169-38fb-46de-b774-e0e1e463e95b Marywood Celebrates Veteran’s Day with Field of Flags http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/51b617bb-af79-4cad-be89-d13757843e82/69545 The Marywood community will commemorate Veterans Day with a field of flags in the Memorial Commons. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 09:34:56 EST 51b617bb-af79-4cad-be89-d13757843e82 Marywood Promotes Reading through Biannual Book Swap http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/dcf1b5d2-94bf-4e25-a34b-3cdcef741980/69545 Marywood's biannual book swap, a thirteen-year tradition, continues to thrive despite the popularity of digital reading devices like the Nook and Kindle. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:03:46 EDT dcf1b5d2-94bf-4e25-a34b-3cdcef741980 New Traditions at Orientation Carry School Spirit into Fall http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/cfcff763-c0f1-4153-ba01-38292ec40cbd/69545 Orientation Weekend brought more than 1,000 students and family members to campus. The spirit of that weekend carried over into the beginning of the fall semester. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:02:59 EDT cfcff763-c0f1-4153-ba01-38292ec40cbd Marywood Increases Yellow Ribbon Program Contribution http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/5c9ba7f7-bc3c-4be6-ad60-0905e6fe8a9a/69545 Marywood plans to increase its annual contribution to the Yellow Ribbon Program next year, in order to expand educational opportunities to student veterans. Sat, 07 Sep 2013 10:20:00 EDT 5c9ba7f7-bc3c-4be6-ad60-0905e6fe8a9a Marywood Alumni Reunite during Reunion Weekend http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/fd690406-668d-462c-a2a1-aef0f914815b/69545 Despite a power outage, this year's Reunion Weekend was an opportunity for more than 400 alumni to meet and mingle, reconnect, and re-engage. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:12:31 EDT fd690406-668d-462c-a2a1-aef0f914815b Marywood Expands MSW Program to the Poconos http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/9fa159b7-e44d-41ef-97e5-d15d0a0034ba/69545 In a collaborative agreement, Marywood University will offer its Master of Social Work degree on the campus of East Stroudsburg University. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:58:42 EDT 9fa159b7-e44d-41ef-97e5-d15d0a0034ba Marywood Announces Spring 2013 Dean's List http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/6cb6fe8a-7948-41b2-8d61-02d4a65de67b/69545 Marywood announced the spring 2013 dean’s list from the Reap College of Education and Human Development, the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts, the College of Health and Human Services, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the School of Architecture. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:06:27 EDT 6cb6fe8a-7948-41b2-8d61-02d4a65de67b 31 Students Graduate from Marywood’s GED Program http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/f3851357-13e6-4afc-8741-dc1d8f55517f/69545 Thirty-one students will earn their high school equivalency through Marywood's GED program this year. They will join the more than 3,000 students who have graduated from the program in the past 25 years. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:40:47 EDT f3851357-13e6-4afc-8741-dc1d8f55517f Marywood Student Lindsey Schroth Earns Spot at Fulbright Summer Institute http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/aad099e4-877b-4d52-8b9a-9b373aaf7109/69545 Student Lindsey Schroth has earned a placement at a Fulbright Summer Institute in the U.K. She will spend six weeks studying at universities in Wales. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:30:00 EDT aad099e4-877b-4d52-8b9a-9b373aaf7109 850 Degrees Awarded at 2013 Commencement http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/98296eb4-23e6-4cad-a93a-5f259755bd1e/69545 Marywood University awarded over 850 degrees at its Commencement on May 12, 2013. Fri, 17 May 2013 06:20:01 EDT 98296eb4-23e6-4cad-a93a-5f259755bd1e Marywood Celebrates 95th Annual Commencement http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/04150e2a-6118-49fe-b58b-bad2532bf08c/69545 Marywood's 95th annual commencement took place Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre. We collected some of the heartfelt messages, photos, and congratulations that were shared by students, their families, and friends that day. Wed, 15 May 2013 23:20:01 EDT 04150e2a-6118-49fe-b58b-bad2532bf08c Second Annual Higher Education and Mental Health Symposium to be Held at Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/9a07031e-e5ce-4469-9366-d1015788fb6e/69545 A symposium titled "Beyond G.I. Joe: The Contemporary College Student Veteran" will take place May 3-4, in the Nazareth Student Center. The two-day event will cover topics relevant to higher education and mental health professionals. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 09:30:01 EDT 9a07031e-e5ce-4469-9366-d1015788fb6e Rebecca Davis to Speak at Annual Fulbright Lecture http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/9bf89f54-13a7-4e00-ae63-ec68897e1c30/69545 Rebecca Davis, founder of the Rebecca Davis Dance Company, will deliver the keynote address at Marywood's 4th Annual Fulbright Lecture on April 19. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:30:00 EDT 9bf89f54-13a7-4e00-ae63-ec68897e1c30 Marywood to Host Sexual Assault Awareness Program http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/15b093e3-f372-4c56-bfd9-f03d12c40f53/69545 Marywood will host a sexual assault awareness event on April 17 in the Nazareth Student Center. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:10:00 EDT 15b093e3-f372-4c56-bfd9-f03d12c40f53 Dance Team to Hold 14th Annual Spring Show http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/14de7c4e-5d14-461d-89f9-94c58d25cca5/69545 Marywood's dance team will hold its 14th annual spring show on April 12. The performance is free and open to the public. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:40:00 EDT 14de7c4e-5d14-461d-89f9-94c58d25cca5 Marywood Aviators Club to Host Annual Aviation Day http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/b3848bd4-6ca2-4088-8483-7176167f2d4c/69545 The Aviators Club will host its 8th Annual Aviation Day on Saturday, April 13, at the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport. The event is free and open to the public. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:30:00 EDT b3848bd4-6ca2-4088-8483-7176167f2d4c "Tails for Troops" Fundraiser to Benefit Veterans http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/34d59f31-40d2-4467-a45a-f24c6e00c2c5/69545 Marywood's "Tails for Troops" fundraiser at Abington Dog Park on April 7 will benefit Paws and Stripes, which trains service dogs for wounded veterans. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:10:01 EDT 34d59f31-40d2-4467-a45a-f24c6e00c2c5 Marywood Will Host Eating Disorder Screening Day http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/13a9b549-e91e-46ea-ad5d-dfddc6ec8e57/69545 On April 4, Marywood's Psychological Services Center will provide free, confidential eating disorder screenings. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 18:50:01 EDT 13a9b549-e91e-46ea-ad5d-dfddc6ec8e57 "Riding in Cars with Boys" Author Beverly Donofrio to Visit Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/c9db74d2-f301-462e-af30-22005a8d4b46/69545 Beverly Donofrio, author of <em>Riding in Cars with Boys</i>, will speak on April 4 in the Nazareth Student Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 11:30:00 EDT c9db74d2-f301-462e-af30-22005a8d4b46 Book Swap Thrives at Marywood after 13 Years http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/e2112e2e-51f6-445b-bbfa-a0489447bf58/69545 The bi-annual book swap, a Marywood tradition, will be held Tuesday, March 26, in the Nazareth Student Center. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 09:48:47 EDT e2112e2e-51f6-445b-bbfa-a0489447bf58 Music Professor Heads State Concert Band Festival http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/aafb9632-7e7a-4ce4-8bf4-07dcf00d6904/69545 Professor David Romines served as the lead evaluator for the Colorado Bandmasters Association State Concert Band Festival. Sun, 12 May 2013 04:20:01 EDT aafb9632-7e7a-4ce4-8bf4-07dcf00d6904 Marywood Celebrates Women's History Month http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/cda69765-3bfa-4965-ba34-f543a5fc0182/69545 In celebration of Women's History Month, Marywood is presenting a two-part program that focuses on topics related to the history of women in the United States. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:47:37 EDT cda69765-3bfa-4965-ba34-f543a5fc0182 Students, Staff Win ADDY Awards http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/2ac7979c-9ac0-4b3d-8e30-afc7a780cc92/69545 Art students and a staff member took home gold and silver awards at this year's Northeast Pennsylvania ADDY Awards, sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:30:00 EDT 2ac7979c-9ac0-4b3d-8e30-afc7a780cc92 Charity Basketball Game to Benefit St. Joseph’s Center http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/57c87cf8-27c7-4287-9248-9e961f019d79/69545 Marywood will host its annual charity wheelchair basketball game on Saturday, March 23. Proceeds will benefit St. Joseph's Center. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:10:01 EDT 57c87cf8-27c7-4287-9248-9e961f019d79 Marywood Recognized for Commitment to Service http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/b0988a17-d7cf-411d-9027-e97c63760503/69545 For the fifth straight year, Marywood has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:52:04 EDT b0988a17-d7cf-411d-9027-e97c63760503 Muslim Playwright and Author Wajahat Ali Comes to Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/008a0b79-154a-4ad5-86d9-df4a2ef96564/69545 Marywood will host prominent Muslim playwright, essayist, and humorist Wajahat Ali for a lecture on March 26 in the Nazareth Student Center. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:40:00 EDT 008a0b79-154a-4ad5-86d9-df4a2ef96564 Marywood to Host Conference on Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/9cca4c90-869e-4e42-8e27-1152970f8b9d/69545 Marywood's 11th Annual Forum and Conference on Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility, which is free and open to the public, will take place March 18 in the Nazareth Student Center. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 10:46:43 EDT 9cca4c90-869e-4e42-8e27-1152970f8b9d History Students Document Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/9ab5693a-3309-4319-abf0-af4288c4ada5/69545 Students in Alisha Hoffman's "Digital Techniques for Public History" class are interviewing locals about one of Scranton's most treasured traditions: the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:00:00 EDT 9ab5693a-3309-4319-abf0-af4288c4ada5 Marywood to Host Creativity Conference http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/ccb02a75-4828-4ef5-9828-2bab331221a5/69545 The second annual "Stretch: The Creativity Conference" will take place March 15 in the Nazareth Student Center. The event will feature artists Craig Welsh, Mark Schulz, and John Kascht. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 10:38:24 EST ccb02a75-4828-4ef5-9828-2bab331221a5 U.S. Airways Pilot and Professor Weighs in on Airline Merger http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/c6fb69fd-46b7-4a94-a089-0d877c55b920/69545 Marywood professor and airline pilot Capt. Joe McDonald comments on the merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:28:48 EDT c6fb69fd-46b7-4a94-a089-0d877c55b920 Marywood Professor to Give Free Seminar on Eating Disorders http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/b732b7d3-8a08-43ea-b8fc-ce35488ab20f/69545 Psychology and counseling professor Tracie Pasold will discuss eating disorders during a lecture on February 27, at 7 p.m. in the Nazareth Student Center. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:50:00 EST b732b7d3-8a08-43ea-b8fc-ce35488ab20f Student Ilze Spilde Named Fulbright Finalist http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/69513838-f064-411a-9483-8878a22c6e54/69545 Student Ilze Spilde has been named a Fulbright finalist. If she is awarded a Fulbright grant, she will spend a year teaching English in Latvia. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:00:00 EDT 69513838-f064-411a-9483-8878a22c6e54 Marywood to Host Free Performance of Miss Julie http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/934546c3-b9cc-4c3e-b83d-4e9c2fba1585/69545 The Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will present "Miss Julie" February 8-10 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 12:46:52 EST 934546c3-b9cc-4c3e-b83d-4e9c2fba1585 Autism Speaks U Club to Host Basketball Games http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/0f06be04-9065-4242-9354-19a99a770aae/69545 Marywood's Autism Speaks U club will raise money for autism awareness activities at the women's and men's basketball games on Wednesday, February 6. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:10:00 EST 0f06be04-9065-4242-9354-19a99a770aae PA Program Professor Wins Prestigious Award http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/65f6eb82-05db-45be-a6e0-bfb520c754a0/69545 Professor Lori Swanchak has received national recognition for her research and writing in the field of physician assistant education. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:00:00 EST 65f6eb82-05db-45be-a6e0-bfb520c754a0 2013 Super Bowl Ads will Feature Animals and Digital Interaction http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/f9322747-9643-4014-9431-b5484344d99a/69545 Advertisers will pay $3.7 million for Super Bowl ads in 2013. Many of these commercials, according to two business professors at Marywood, will focus on animals and social media. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:30:00 EST f9322747-9643-4014-9431-b5484344d99a 5 Ways to Lose Weight by Cutting Calories http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/99d59d80-2743-446c-82a4-00ac939cc91f/69545 The best way to lose weight after the holidays is to reduce calories and eat healthy, according to Marywood University professor Jessica Bachman. Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:40:00 EST 99d59d80-2743-446c-82a4-00ac939cc91f Marywood Awards 150 Degrees at January Commencement http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/2523b9b8-32b7-4d7a-9abc-543c85e101cd/69545 Marywood awarded 150 degrees at its January commencement to graduates from all four colleges. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:03:10 EST 2523b9b8-32b7-4d7a-9abc-543c85e101cd Street Team Uses Social Media to Connect with Students http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/7bb46f65-b87b-4361-9045-9e8385a9c26e/69545 Three students are using social media to document their college experiences as members of Marywood's recently formed Street Team. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:20:00 EST 7bb46f65-b87b-4361-9045-9e8385a9c26e Students, Staff Lend a Hand after Hurricane Sandy http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/cec578db-ae18-4aab-ae6e-627e598e4e5e/69545 Since Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Marywood has assisted with relief efforts by sending 78 volunteers to flooded areas and donating more than 1000 items to those impacted by the storm. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:50:00 EST cec578db-ae18-4aab-ae6e-627e598e4e5e District 9 Festival Orchestra to Perform at Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/8db8d732-f5cf-4bf6-896f-ba5af036c645/69545 One hundred area high school students will put on a concert on January 11 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. The orchestra will be conducted by Nathanial Parker. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:33:51 EST 8db8d732-f5cf-4bf6-896f-ba5af036c645 Marywood Announces Fall 2012 Dean's List http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/a06a8ff4-5590-4b4b-aca1-8222bde45f89/69545 Marywood announced the fall 2012 dean’s list from the Reap College of Education and Human Development, the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts, the College of Health and Human Services, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the School of Architecture. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:20:00 EDT a06a8ff4-5590-4b4b-aca1-8222bde45f89 The Nutcracker Returns to Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/ec464274-c12d-444e-a012-7bb177f8c376/69545 For the past 37 years, Marywood has hosted the Ballet Theatre of Scranton's annual rendition of "The Nutcracker." This year, the free performances will be held December 26-28. Tue, 25 Dec 2012 22:50:01 EST ec464274-c12d-444e-a012-7bb177f8c376 Wind Ensemble Students Earn State Honors http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/db66cddd-05fc-47ce-8bac-c92de4b246da/69545 Six members of Marywood's Wind Ensemble have been selected to perform with the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band this spring. Sun, 06 Jan 2013 20:20:01 EST db66cddd-05fc-47ce-8bac-c92de4b246da Campus Ministry Hosts First Ever Jingle Bell 5K http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/3bee5df6-e603-4b7c-a0b7-4e06afdb5f9a/69545 Two hundred people—many dressed like reindeer, elves, or Christmas presents—ran or walked in the first Jingle Bell 5K. Proceeds benefited student service trips. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:20:01 EST 3bee5df6-e603-4b7c-a0b7-4e06afdb5f9a Fundraiser Focuses on Preventing Malaria in Africa http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/2ad8a91a-dfb4-40b5-baeb-2b6ffc7c6249/69545 On December 5, proceeds from the men's and women's basketball games against Baptist Bible College will be used to purchase bed nets to fight malaria in Africa. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 15:00:00 EST 2ad8a91a-dfb4-40b5-baeb-2b6ffc7c6249 Christmas Tree Lighting a Tradition, Celebration of the Season http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/e4561f58-a9fa-49db-a0af-23b51b550e54/69545 On Wednesday, December 5, the Marywood community will kickoff the holiday season with the University's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:50:00 EST e4561f58-a9fa-49db-a0af-23b51b550e54 Campus Choir and Orchestra to Perform Holiday Concert http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/e89dc2d5-d470-4363-814f-538eccc5b797/69545 The campus choir and orchestra will present their free annual Holiday Concert on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:00:00 EST e89dc2d5-d470-4363-814f-538eccc5b797 Marywood Faculty Honored at Convocation http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/a073ecb3-ec61-488d-9a70-01db0afa9797/69545 Professors Laurie McMillan, Edward O'Brien, and Sr. Margaret Gannon were recognized for their distinguished academic work at this year's fall convocation. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:40:00 EST a073ecb3-ec61-488d-9a70-01db0afa9797 Lisa Lori Discusses Intellectual Property at Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/2810405d-3527-4c29-bf0f-e715bd77502a/69545 As part of the "Connect: The Business of Design and Illustration Speaker Series," Lisa Lori will present on intellectual property on Wednesday, November 13. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:19:22 EST 2810405d-3527-4c29-bf0f-e715bd77502a International Club Hosts a Week of Cultural Events http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/e098b90b-5fde-4db8-8da6-035a38de7973/69545 The International Club will celebrate International Education Week with a series of free events that showcase the food, music, and clothing of countries around the world. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:50:00 EST e098b90b-5fde-4db8-8da6-035a38de7973 Marywood Holds Veterans Day Events http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/60d1f3d6-f0d7-4340-8cdb-650c3258118c/69545 The Marywood community will honor current and former members of the military this Veterans Day with a mass, moment of silence, and roll call of service members who have died in recent wars. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:30:00 EST 60d1f3d6-f0d7-4340-8cdb-650c3258118c Health and Physical Education Club Hosts NFL Competition http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/9f984bc5-d7ed-4d19-a2c5-f94a60f3f810/69545 Jon Woytach and other members of the Health and Physical Education Club recently hosted an NFL Play 60 competition for children. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:38:32 EST 9f984bc5-d7ed-4d19-a2c5-f94a60f3f810 Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds to Perform Free Concert http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/5d9d25ac-5a8c-468d-bdbd-794b32498da5/69545 On November 4, the Wind Ensemble and newly formed Chamber Winds will perform works by contemporary composers. The concert is free and open to the public. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:40:01 EDT 5d9d25ac-5a8c-468d-bdbd-794b32498da5 Social Work Faculty Empower Local Bhutanese Community http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/dcc49a4f-8dcd-44e5-9fe1-7e77490d068f/69545 Through their "Training the Trainer" program, two professors from the School of Social Work are educating a group of Bhutanese refugees living in Scranton. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:50:00 EST dcc49a4f-8dcd-44e5-9fe1-7e77490d068f Mehmet Kalyoncu Discusses Impact of Presidential Election on Muslims http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/16ef9b64-eb14-47df-83dc-439adfe10707/69545 <strong>UPDATE: This event has been cancelled.</strong> On Tuesday, October 30, Mehmet Kalyoncu will discuss the impact of the upcoming U.S. presidential election on the Muslim World. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 09:52:47 EST 16ef9b64-eb14-47df-83dc-439adfe10707 Chamber Singers Named Finalists for the American Prize http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/c134a50b-ed41-4d66-a62b-391570d1b6ad/69545 Marywood's chamber singers have been selected as finalists in this year's competition for The American Prize in Choral Performance. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:40:00 EDT c134a50b-ed41-4d66-a62b-391570d1b6ad Fall Convocation Focuses on Empowerment http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/ccae75e6-9cb2-4d26-b406-b21b968fbcf1/69545 This year's fall convocation, set for October 19, will focus on Marywood's core value of empowerment. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:00:01 EDT ccae75e6-9cb2-4d26-b406-b21b968fbcf1 Free Mental Health Screenings at Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/7f3bffb4-e969-406a-88de-1d78596b9b06/69545 Marywood will recognize National Depression Screening Day by offering free, confidential depression screenings on October 11 in its Psychological Services Center. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:10:00 EDT 7f3bffb4-e969-406a-88de-1d78596b9b06 Orchestra Kicks Off Its 2012-2013 Season http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/f4134105-f83c-49e8-b677-a2299dd4a7c0/69545 Marywood's orchestra will open its season with a free performance on October 6 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center. The 40-member ensemble will perform works by Mozart, Milhaud, and Stravinsky. Sat, 06 Oct 2012 13:30:02 EDT f4134105-f83c-49e8-b677-a2299dd4a7c0 Light Graffiti Artist Vicki DaSilva to Present at Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/9ec273fe-987a-4358-b8aa-4660c659dc8e/69545 Visiting artist Vicki DaSilva, who uses photography, painting, and dance to draw attention to social justice issues, will present on October 4, at 3:30pm. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:54:27 EDT 9ec273fe-987a-4358-b8aa-4660c659dc8e Traditional Irish Storyteller Comes to Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/34d4aa48-eac3-4faa-b626-df9df16e7b59/69545 "Seanchai" Batt Burns will bring his engaging brand of storytelling, which combines Irish folklore with witty jokes and evocative poetry, to campus on October 2. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 15:00:00 EDT 34d4aa48-eac3-4faa-b626-df9df16e7b59 Photo Competition Call for Entries http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/d5bfdd43-ab4b-475c-bd6b-29eac95e9c6c/69545 The International Club is sponsoring a photo competition in conjunction with the upcoming lecture "Election 2012: The Impact on the Muslim World." Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are all welcome to submit their work. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:30:01 EDT d5bfdd43-ab4b-475c-bd6b-29eac95e9c6c Remodeled Bookstore Holds Grand Reopening http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/fb1811dd-fca4-41cd-bd79-31d9556cd9e4/69545 Following extensive renovations over the summer, the bookstore will mark its grand reopening on Wednesday, September 26, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, live music, and other activities. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 10:50:01 EDT fb1811dd-fca4-41cd-bd79-31d9556cd9e4 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning “Proof” to be Performed at Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/ca6cb4d3-b94b-469e-9ffe-5faa8961b413/69545 Marywood's theater program will perform the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama "Proof" in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, September 28-30. Sun, 30 Sep 2012 17:40:00 EDT ca6cb4d3-b94b-469e-9ffe-5faa8961b413 Marywood to Host Lecture on the Middle East http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/cb64c3ed-78ec-4bd7-a1a5-0c3a14eb219e/69545 On Thursday, September 13, the New America Foundation's Haroon Moghul will present "Confronting Islamophobia," a lecture about Islamic history and culture and contemporary politics in the Muslim world. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 11:00:00 EDT cb64c3ed-78ec-4bd7-a1a5-0c3a14eb219e Faculty Member Bridges Gap between Architecture and Sustainability http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/7dd4b5e1-01b4-4df5-8620-9a1f0e28a9e5/69545 With the help of students from the School of Architecture, professor Joe Gluba hopes to marry form and function to make solar panels beautiful. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:50:00 EST 7dd4b5e1-01b4-4df5-8620-9a1f0e28a9e5 Marywood Announces 2012 Summer Graduates http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/f426da63-d827-42b2-9938-7f416ba2912a/69545 Marywood congratulates the summer graduates from its four colleges. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 18:50:01 EDT f426da63-d827-42b2-9938-7f416ba2912a Romines Joins Music Educators Journal Advisory Committee http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/d5289642-db6f-4208-92f5-5ce6fe1a7c17/69545 Marywood's director of bands, F. David Romines, has been appointed to the Music Educators Journal Advisory Committee. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:50:00 EDT d5289642-db6f-4208-92f5-5ce6fe1a7c17 Conference to Provide Best Practices for Working with Student Veterans http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/d3ebad12-bcc7-4260-bfa8-ed140e5fbd03/69545 The new Office of Military and Veteran Services will host a 3-day conference to educate regional colleagues on best practices for working with military and veteran students. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:50:00 EDT d3ebad12-bcc7-4260-bfa8-ed140e5fbd03 Students Partner with Area Organizations to Preserve History http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/87ab3716-19ab-439a-9b53-fd1bb13e0176/69545 Students in Professor Alisha Hoffman-Mirilovich's public history courses recently curated an exhibit at the Everhart Museum and are currently partnering with the Steamtown National Historic Site to preserve local railroad history. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:30:00 EDT 87ab3716-19ab-439a-9b53-fd1bb13e0176 Dr. Zavorsky Develops Treatment for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/2f640e81-d05e-4e24-b296-edc772f730f9/69545 Dr. Gerald Zavorsky is conducting life-saving research that could aid victims of carbon monoxide poisoning. His findings will be published in an upcoming issue of the <em>Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise</em>. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:20:00 EST 2f640e81-d05e-4e24-b296-edc772f730f9 Students and Staff Reflect on Their Service Trip to Guatemala http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/8a787671-55ff-4f1c-98fd-7db86039a988/69545 In May, nine undergraduate students and three staff members spent a week in San Lucas, Guatemala. There, they assisted the indigenous population with reforestation programs, education initiatives, and other projects. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 21:50:01 EST 8a787671-55ff-4f1c-98fd-7db86039a988 Violin Professor to Give Week of Lectures, Master Classes http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/9dc4005d-a09a-4c8f-b669-43a48ba608f4/69545 Professor Sophie Till has modified the "Taubman Approach," a technique developed for piano players to prevent injuries, for use by violinists. She will deliver a series of lectures and master classes at Princeton University in July. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 17:50:00 EDT 9dc4005d-a09a-4c8f-b669-43a48ba608f4 Pennsylvania Psychological Association Names New President http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/8ed08eec-953c-4a47-8c08-38b987289d3c/69545 Psychology professor David Palmiter was recently named president of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:00:00 EDT 8ed08eec-953c-4a47-8c08-38b987289d3c Community Residents Complete GED Program at Marywood http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/1b30c9d3-de03-4dc4-b68f-3037795dcb7f/69545 On June 21, more than 25 students earned a high school diploma with the help of Marywood's GED program. Marywood was recently awarded $1 million to provide adult literacy services and GED preparation courses. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:10:01 EST 1b30c9d3-de03-4dc4-b68f-3037795dcb7f Students, Staff Gear Up for Orientation Weekend http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/16f297e3-e0f9-4b48-baab-827cc48c7eec/69545 New students will kick-off their college careers at Marywood's new student orientation July 13-14. This year's theme is "Mission: I'm Possible." Sun, 15 Jul 2012 00:10:00 EDT 16f297e3-e0f9-4b48-baab-827cc48c7eec ASEC Board Meets and Launches New Education Program http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/b257d048-59ff-4531-9dfb-ed09df46fc7b/69545 At a recent board meeting, the African Sisters Education Collaborative voted to pilot a new program called Higher Education for Sisters in Africa. Sun, 30 Dec 2012 11:30:01 EST b257d048-59ff-4531-9dfb-ed09df46fc7b Professor Studies Marriages in India’s Caste System http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/584b9f38-3775-4fa1-87a8-0dbc22101fba/69545 Packiaraj Arumugham, a professor in Marywood's School of Social Work and Administrative Studies, has spent years studying inter-caste marriages in India. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:30:01 EDT 584b9f38-3775-4fa1-87a8-0dbc22101fba Marywood Establishes Office of Military and Veteran Services http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/603843c5-fccb-44e9-be42-b481101e7236/69545 Marywood has established an Office of Military and Veteran Services to help veterans transition from military to student life. Marywood is the first college in the region to offer these kinds of services. Tue, 05 Jun 2012 16:00:00 EDT 603843c5-fccb-44e9-be42-b481101e7236 Spring 2012 Graduates and Dean's List http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/24d7717c-e57b-412a-9124-3ae3e0e3e56e/69545 Marywood awarded over 900 degrees at its May commencement ceremony. The spring dean's list was also recently announced. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:50:01 EDT 24d7717c-e57b-412a-9124-3ae3e0e3e56e Marywood to Host Reunion Weekend June 1-3 http://www.marywood.edu/permalink/a92e8685-aba1-4b23-91b4-f41b2b4b18d8/69545 Alumni will converge on campus the first weekend in June for Reunion Weekend. The event will feature an all-class luncheon, alumni awards, receptions, a liturgy, and more. Wed, 30 May 2012 10:40:00 EDT a92e8685-aba1-4b23-91b4-f41b2b4b18d8