Apr 26 (Sun), 2:00PM| Black Box Theatre
The Marywood Players will present Encore! A Musical Theatre Celebration. This spring event will feature selections from various musicals. Tickets are $1 for students and $5 for adults. The show dates are February 29, at 7 p.m., and March 1, at 2 p.m., on the Main Stage in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts.View Event Poster...
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M & M: Art and Spirit (Mahady Gallery)
Through March 21, 2020
Megan Halsey and Melanie Hall met in Marywood University’s MFA “Get Your Master's with the Masters” program 31 years ago and became instant BFFs and creative partners. M & M co-taught at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, for nearly ten years. They currently co-teach in Marywood’s undergraduate department and in the MFA program “Get Your Master's with The Masters,” where they have been faculty for 19 years. M & M also instruct children’s book workshops, give consultations with authors and illustrators, and continue to inspire each other in all matters of Art and Spirit. This exhibit is a retrospective of M & M’s work as children’s book and editorial illustrators, art licensing designers, and fine artists.
Calligraphy Exhibit (Suraci Gallery)
Through March 21, 2020
This exhibit includes work from the members of the Calligraphers Guild of Northeast PA as well as our newly formed friendship with the Philadelphia Calligraphers’ Society. The grouping consists of a variety of scripts, mediums, papers and individual styles. Calligraphers explore techniques learned in workshops and incorporate new ideas into their work, expressing themselves through the use of ink and various media.
Gallery hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturdays, 1- 4 p.m.
Shields Center for Studio Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Avenue, 570-348-6211
The Multimedia Communication Program at Marywood University will feature two events on Wed., Feb. 26, LC 331:
MMG Alumni Speaker Series, Feb. 26, 3 p.m., Courtney Snyder: Communication Arts alumna Courtney Snyder (BA, MA) will return to campus on Wednesday, February 26 at 3 p.m. to discuss her career journey since graduating from Marywood. Courtney is a photographer for Discover NEPA, an organization that seeks to encourage the area's best and brightest to remain in the region and to recruit new talent, by promoting NEPA's quality of life assets and communities. This presentation is sponsored by the Marywood Media Group and will be held in the Learning Commons 331.
NEW and IMPROVED Academic Programs and Tracks, Feb. 26, 4 p.m., LC T33: Students are invited to learn about two new & improved academic programs: BA in Multimedia Communication and Minor in Multimedia Communication. These new programs include tracks in Journalism; Public Relations & Image Management; (NEW!) Sports Media; and Film, TV & Digital Production. Learn about the curriculum, career possibilities, and tour the Multimedia Communication facilities at the Q&A session on Wed., Feb. 26, at 4 p.m. in Learning Commons T33.
Can't make it? Email Dr. Lindsey Wotanis, program coordinator and associate professor of Multimedia Communication, at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a one-on-one.
The Psychological Services Center is hosting a free and confidential Eating Disorders Screening Day on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. All are welcome and no appointments are necessary. This day allows individuals to discuss with a student-therapist any symptoms or concerns related to food, body image, and weight that they may be experiencing. The screening day is designed to bring awareness and assistance to those who may be suffering in silence and will provide appropriate resources and referrals. If you are interested in participating, stop by the McGowan Center to complete the screening questionnaire, speak to a student-therapist, and receive free educational materials.View Screening Day Flyer...
Marywood's first Bioethics Capstone Presentations will take place on Thurs., Feb. 27, 3-4 p.m., in Learning Commons 331. Three students will present their bioethics research projects as part of the Bioethics Certificate Program. Each presentation will be followed by a short Q&A period.See Event Flyer...
Marywood University will hold its inaugural workshop series titled, “Changing the Narrative,” an initiative focused on addressing issues around equity and inclusion in higher education and in the community, on Friday, February 28, 2020, from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., at various locations on campus. The workshop series will challenge our views on race, ethnicity, gender identification, and disability through the lens of intersectionality (the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group). The workshop will focus on our own narratives or beliefs about the world, and having the courage to engage with the narratives of others to help us to understand, grow, and develop from the experience. This event is free and open to the public.Register for the "Changing the Narrative" Workshop...
Perfectly Imperfect Week has been scheduled to promote National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, February 24 through February 28. We hope that you will participate in events and join in raising awareness for this extremely important cause. Follow the link to view the official announcement and get more details.Perfectly Imperfect Week Announcement and Details
Designing a Chat[Room] of Ideologies: At its March gathering, Agape Latte features Architecture Faculty Member Kate O'Conner on Sunday, March 1, from 1-2 p.m., Swartz Center, Room A.View Event Poster...
The Counseling and Student Development Center (C/SDC) will be holding a Substance Use Prevention and Education Day with Alcohol Screening on Tuesday, March 3, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., in Learning Commons.
Local organizations, such as Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service (DATS), Lackawanna County Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs, Clearbrook Treatment Center, Geisinger MARWORTH Treatment Center, the CARON Foundation, and our very own Peers on Wellness (POW) will be providing informational tabling at this event. Confidential alcohol screenings will be provided by the C/SDC staff. The alcohol screening is an anonymous assessment that asks students about their drinking habits and if their behaviors have changed due to drinking. Through participation, students will learn about the adverse effects of high-risk drinking behaviors. Students will also have an opportunity to talk confidentially with a healthcare professional. In addition FREE PIZZA will be available to those who participate in any activities. We encourage anyone to join and learn more about substance and alcohol use prevention. Please consider encouraging your students to complete the alcohol screen for extra credit. Extra credit slips will be available at the event.
The Honors Program Club is hosting a Voter Clinic on Wednesday, March 18, from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons! Students can register to vote in their specific state of residence.
The Bayleaf Open is a Creative Art and Writing competition open to local high school and Marywood students sponsored by the Art and the Communication, Language and Literature Departments. Students will create works in response to a theme inspired by Marywood’s mission and core values. The contest will be judged and prizes awarded. Submissions are due by April 3, and the event is April 25. Artwork will be on display in the Learning Commons, while selected literary and persuasive works will be read aloud during a public reception and celebration. Prizes will be awarded. The event is free and open to the public. Please see headline link for more details and submission guidelines.
Marywood University recently received a Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit donation in the amount of $20,000 from Fidelity Bank through the University’s Momentum program. The Momentum program is an approved EITC program that gives high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credits by enrolling in college level courses at a significantly reduced cost.
Congratulations are in order to Sister Angela Kim, IHM, who has received her 2nd Fulbright Specialist Award to Poland from the William J. Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Rzeszow University of Technology in Poland is her host University. She will be collaborating on projects with them in June/July 2020. Sr. Angela is looking forward to representing the United States, Marywood University, and the School of Social Work.
Ash Wednesday - Wednesday, February 26
8:30 a.m. - Distribution of Ashes (Fireplace Lounge)
12:00 p.m. - Mass and Distribution of Ashes (Marian Chapel)
4:45 p.m. - Distribution of Ashes (Marian Chapel)
5:00 p.m. - Distribution of Ashes (McGowan Center Atrium)
Love and Hip Hop Yoga (Thursdays, 4 p.m., Dance Studio, Athletics Center): Free Hip-hop yoga class for all students, faculty, and staff!
Student Veterans Alliance Club Meetings (Fridays, 4 p.m., Marywood's Veterans Resource Center): All students are welcome!
Operation Peaceful Warrior (Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Courthouse Square, Downtown Scranton): An event by Marywood's Student Veteran Alliance to honor Scranton's veterans community and to raise money for a facility to promote health and wellness! A day filled with fun, yoga, self defense training, cross-fit, and more!
Marywood's PA Program is running a food drive for the NEPA Youth Shelter. The group is collecting nonperishable food items such as canned goods, pasta, cooking oils, snacks, drinks ,and sauces. We are also collecting clothes, dinnerware, laundry supplies, and personal care products. The drive is running through March 6. Boxes can be found at the Learning Commons, Regina Hall, Madonna Hall, The Woodlands, Loughran Hall, and the Liberal Arts Center.See Food Drive Flyer...
Come support the Marywood Music Therapy Club and eat at the Panera Bread in Dickson City from 4-8 p.m. on Friday February 28. Make sure to show the poster and mention the fundraiser!Music Therapy Fundraiser - Panera Poster for Feb. 28, 4-8 p.m.
The Modern Languages Program at Marywood provides you with a fun and friendly space to talk Spanish on the following Fridays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.:
February 28 | March 20 | April 3 | April 17 | May 1
All gatherings, with the exception of Feb. 28 (LC 206), will be in Room 312 of the Learning Commons. Check out the Program's Instagram page.
Whether you need summer classes to get ahead, catch up, or stop delaying required courses, we've got room for you! Course listings for May Term, Summer I, and Summer II sessions are online at www.marywood.edu/summer. Register today!
Keep an eye out for the Kidstuff 2020 buddy application! The application is available through the headline link, and applications are due by March 16.
Undergraduate students who have conducted original research over the past year are invited to present their research at the annual Undergraduate Research Forum to be held this year on April 21 from 10-12. To apply, complete the document in the headline link and return via email by March 27 to Dr. Shprintzen at email@example.com.
The Easter Giving Baskets are out! Take a tag from one of the Easter Giving Baskets located at: Campus Ministry, outside the Main Dining Room in Nazareth Student Center, outside Marketing (LAC 63) in LAC, outside the Atrium in McGowan Center, and at the Information Bar in the Learning Commons. Baskets can be dropped off at Campus Ministry by Monday, March 30. Baskets will be donated to Friends of the Poor.
There are several personal growth groups offered by the Counseling/Student Development Center for the spring semester. Click the headline link for the most updated info or view the flyer linked below.View Spring 2020 C/SD Groups Flyer...
University Advancement is currently hiring Campus Connectors (Student Callers) for the Spring Semester. This program gives students the opportunity to strengthen their communication skills, enhance their critical thinking and practical skills, and share information with alumni, parents, and friends of Marywood. To apply, an interest form must be submitted to HR. Calling starts on 2/17.
A support group for those with or having a friend or family member with Type 1, Type 2, gestational, or pre-diabetes is forming on campus. If interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.View Flyer...
The Marywood University Ski and Snowboard Club runs through the last week of February. The Club provides discounted Lift, Rental and Lesson Tickets along with Snow Tubing Tickets at Montage Mountain each Friday and Saturday for the season. The weekly sign-up sheet and waiver are linked below.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Dr. Speicher: email@example.com
Find out about the many things going on in Campus Ministry. Better yet, participate! There's something for everyone.