This Week @ Marywood

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Upcoming MTD Performances

  • An Evening of Strings | December 11, 2018 at 6:00PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission

  • Marywood String Project Concert | December 13, 2018 at 6:30PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission

  • Marywood Players & CaPAA Present Newsies The Musical | December 19, 2018 at 7:30PM | Ritz Theatre, Wyoming Avenue, Scranton
    Newsies The Musical presented by The Marywood Players & CaPAA. This performance will be free for all those attending with a Marywood I.D. TBD

  • Marywood Players & CaPAA Present Newsies The Musical | December 20, 2018 at 7:30PM

    Dec 21 (Fri), 8:00PM

    Dec 22 (Sat), 2:00PM

    Dec 22 (Sat), 8:00PM

    Dec 23 (Sun), 1:00PM

    Dec 23 (Sun), 6:30PM

    | Ritz Theatre, Wyoming Avenue, Scranton
    The Marywood Players present a co-production with CaPAA of Newsies The Musical, at the Ritz Theatre, downtown Scranton. Performances run Thursday, Dec. 20 through Sunday, Dec. 23 TBD

All Majors Welcome to Audition for Chamber Singers

CHAMBER SINGERS AUDITIONS:
Marywood students in any major are welcome to audition for the Marywood University Chamber Singers.

The Chamber Singers are a small, select ensemble that performs challenging repertoire of many periods and styles, from Renaissance works to vocal jazz to premieres by living composers. They were one of eight finalists across the United States for the 2012 American Prize in Choral Performance. The Chamber Singers take a spring tour in May of each year. Rehearsals are on Mondays (4:00-4:50),Wednesdays (4:00-4:50), and Thursdays (5:00-5:50).

If you would like to audition, please contact Dr. Rick Hoffenberg (rhoffenberg@maryu.marywood.eduby Tuesday, December 11, to arrange an audition time. 

Music Audition Dates for New Students

The Music, Theatre, and Dance Department has announced music audition dates for new students. Check the upcoming dates online and schedule your audition.

Doctoral Program Events

Dissertation Defenses:
Veena Geeban will be defending her dissertation, titled "Recognizing and Engaging in Microaggressions: The Impact of Racial Attitudes and Empathy" on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. in McGowan 2025

Christina Muthard
will be defending her dissertation, titled 
"Changing Concussion-Reporting Intention and Attitude in Student Athletes: Is Motivational Interviewing an Effective Intervention?" on Thursday, December 13, at 5 p.m. in Learning Commons 206. Committee members are Dr. Brooke Cannon (Chair), Dr. Matthew Schaffer, and Dr. Caroline Johanson. Reader is Dr. Mary Jo Gunning. All are welcome to attend.

Library Events

Marywood Reads' December book is All Waiting is Long by local author, Barbara Taylor. The sequel to Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night,(our November selection), continues the story of a Welsh coal mining family who deal with tragedy and circumstances beyond their control. Local mentions include Nay Aug Park and its famous elephant, the Red Light District of Scranton and a home for unwed mothers run by the IHM Sisters (not St. Joseph's, but close enough). The meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., in the Archives Reading Room, second floor of the Learning Commons. Come for the discussion. Books can be ordered through InterLibrary Loan here at Marywood or at your local public library.

Top 5 Things to Do in Lackawanna County (December 6-12)

Find out more about the the Top 5 events in Lackawanna County from December 6-12 from the Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau (www.visitnepa.org).

Download December 6-12 flyer from the Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau

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Marywood Is Ranked Third in the State for CPA Pass Rate

The Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy recently published its Fall Edition 2018 newsletter, in which Marywood University ranked third out of the Top 5 Institutions by Percentage Pass rate for 2017.

Read more...

Top Ranking for Financial Aid for International Students

Marywood University was recently notified that the University has been recognized by LendEDU as an institution that provides a noteworthy amount of financial aid to international students, placing among the top third of institutions ranked.

Read more...

CSD Department & Students Support Giving Tree Program

In the spirit of the season, Marywood University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, along with its student chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association collected gifts in December to support Campus Ministry's Christmas Giving Tree project. Gifts will be donated to Friends of the Poor, EOTC's TOYLAND Program, and Holy Family Residence.

Dr. E. Lee Felder, Jr., Elected to NEPA Chapter of Society of Human Resources Management

Dr. E. Lee Felder, Jr., Director of Human Resources (HR) at Marywood University was recently elected to the Northeast Pennsylvania (NEPA) Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is a local resource of excellence for networking, professional development and continued support in Human Resources. NEPA SHRM strives to provide a variety of ongoing professional focused seminars to facilitate the development and guide the direction of the HR field.

Read more...

Mission Spotlight: Campus Traditions Unite Students

Each semester, students of all backgrounds look forward to sharing campus traditions that celebrate unity, friendship, and shared values, especially during the holiday season.

Read more about Campus Christmas Traditions...

Marywood Is Ranked Third in the State for CPA Pass Rate

The Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy recently published its Fall Edition 2018 newsletter, in which Marywood University ranked third out of the Top 5 Institutions by Percentage Pass rate for 2017.

Read more...

Top Ranking for Financial Aid for International Students

Marywood University was recently notified that the University has been recognized by LendEDU as an institution that provides a noteworthy amount of financial aid to international students, placing among the top third of institutions ranked.

Read more...

CSD Department & Students Support Giving Tree Program

In the spirit of the season, Marywood University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, along with its student chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association collected gifts in December to support Campus Ministry's Christmas Giving Tree project. Gifts will be donated to Friends of the Poor, EOTC's TOYLAND Program, and Holy Family Residence.

Dr. E. Lee Felder, Jr., Elected to NEPA Chapter of Society of Human Resources Management

Dr. E. Lee Felder, Jr., Director of Human Resources (HR) at Marywood University was recently elected to the Northeast Pennsylvania (NEPA) Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is a local resource of excellence for networking, professional development and continued support in Human Resources. NEPA SHRM strives to provide a variety of ongoing professional focused seminars to facilitate the development and guide the direction of the HR field.

Read more...

Mission Spotlight: Campus Traditions Unite Students

Each semester, students of all backgrounds look forward to sharing campus traditions that celebrate unity, friendship, and shared values, especially during the holiday season.

Read more about Campus Christmas Traditions...

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Rented Text Books Due at Bookstore (by December 15)

Reminder to students: All rented textbooks are due back to the bookstore no later than Saturday, December 15. Non-return fees will be applied if not returned by the deadline. The bookstore hours for the week of December 10 are:

Monday & Tuesday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesday & Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

STUDENTS: Complete Your FAFSA Before Christmas Break!

Don’t Let the FAFSA Ruin Your Holiday Cheer! Complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA before you leave for Christmas break. Remember, the FAFSA is freeIf you have to provide a credit card, you are not on the FAFSA.ED.GOV site.

Alumni Announcements

Alumni Award Nominations
The Marywood Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for Alumni Awards. There are four awards that are presented to the winners during Alumni Weekend 2019 (May 31-June 2). For more information and to nominate, please view the website: http://www.marywood.edu/connect/awards/awards-nomination-form. Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2018.

Alumni Board Nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the Marywood Alumni Board. The board represents 30,000 alumni in every state and more than 30 countries.To learn more about the volunteer position and to nominate yourself/an alumna/us, visit: http://www.marywood.edu/connect/volunteering/alumni-board/maa-nominations. Deadline for nominations is February 1, 2019.

Pack A Purse 2018

Help the Homeless this Season! Donate personal hygiene products in a stocking or Ziploc bag. Donations will be distributed to a variety of shelters in the NEPA area. If you have any questions or would like to help email or call Tiffany Murphy: murphyt4@gmail.com or 570-604-2016.

Get more information from the flyer...

MSW Information Session (December 18)

Have you been thinking about continuing your social work education or advancing in the social work profession? Do you know someone who is? If so, join us for an upcoming Info Session to learn about Marywood University's MSW program! 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018  4-6 p.m.
Immaculata Hall, 2nd floor
Walk-ins welcome.

Questions? Contact Debbie Guy at dguy@maryu.marywood.edu.

Yankee Candle Fundraiser Benefits Alternative Spring Break Program (through January 9)

Just in time for Christmas! Support Marywood University's Alternative Spring Break Program through your purchases of Yankee Candle products. How to place your order: Go to www.yankeecandlefundraising.com. In the Start Shopping Box, enter group # 990073530. Seller ID: Marywood62. Sale ends: January 9, 2019.

View more details on the Yankee Candle Fundraiser Flyer...

E2Campus

Please make sure you are signed up for E2Campus. This will allow you to get alerts for many different situations pertaining to Marywood. 
There are multiple ways to get to the e2Campus page:
Once on the e2Campus page, click on the "Sign Up & Log In" button
Only those with valid Marywood email addresses can sign up. Make sure you use the login credentials for the Marywoodyou Portal or, for staff, the login credentials for your workstation.

Rented Text Books Due at Bookstore (by December 15)

Reminder to students: All rented textbooks are due back to the bookstore no later than Saturday, December 15. Non-return fees will be applied if not returned by the deadline. The bookstore hours for the week of December 10 are:

Monday & Tuesday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesday & Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

STUDENTS: Complete Your FAFSA Before Christmas Break!

Don’t Let the FAFSA Ruin Your Holiday Cheer! Complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA before you leave for Christmas break. Remember, the FAFSA is freeIf you have to provide a credit card, you are not on the FAFSA.ED.GOV site.

Alumni Announcements

Alumni Award Nominations
The Marywood Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for Alumni Awards. There are four awards that are presented to the winners during Alumni Weekend 2019 (May 31-June 2). For more information and to nominate, please view the website: http://www.marywood.edu/connect/awards/awards-nomination-form. Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2018.

Alumni Board Nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the Marywood Alumni Board. The board represents 30,000 alumni in every state and more than 30 countries.To learn more about the volunteer position and to nominate yourself/an alumna/us, visit: http://www.marywood.edu/connect/volunteering/alumni-board/maa-nominations. Deadline for nominations is February 1, 2019.

Pack A Purse 2018

Help the Homeless this Season! Donate personal hygiene products in a stocking or Ziploc bag. Donations will be distributed to a variety of shelters in the NEPA area. If you have any questions or would like to help email or call Tiffany Murphy: murphyt4@gmail.com or 570-604-2016.

Get more information from the flyer...

MSW Information Session (December 18)

Have you been thinking about continuing your social work education or advancing in the social work profession? Do you know someone who is? If so, join us for an upcoming Info Session to learn about Marywood University's MSW program! 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018  4-6 p.m.
Immaculata Hall, 2nd floor
Walk-ins welcome.

Questions? Contact Debbie Guy at dguy@maryu.marywood.edu.

Yankee Candle Fundraiser Benefits Alternative Spring Break Program (through January 9)

Just in time for Christmas! Support Marywood University's Alternative Spring Break Program through your purchases of Yankee Candle products. How to place your order: Go to www.yankeecandlefundraising.com. In the Start Shopping Box, enter group # 990073530. Seller ID: Marywood62. Sale ends: January 9, 2019.

View more details on the Yankee Candle Fundraiser Flyer...

E2Campus

Please make sure you are signed up for E2Campus. This will allow you to get alerts for many different situations pertaining to Marywood. 
There are multiple ways to get to the e2Campus page:
Once on the e2Campus page, click on the "Sign Up & Log In" button
Only those with valid Marywood email addresses can sign up. Make sure you use the login credentials for the Marywoodyou Portal or, for staff, the login credentials for your workstation.

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