This Week @ Marywood

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Check Out This Week @ Marywood Online during the Summer!

Our weekly email notices are going on summer vacation, but This Week @ Marywood is still online! With just a click, get updated news about Marywood events, people, announcements, and media mentions. Bookmark our site and stay connected to campus! Have something to submit? Use our convenient form to let us know what's up! Regular notices will resume the first Tuesday of the fall semester (Aug. 24). 

Department Online Information Sessions

Scranton Program: June 10 (12– 1 p.m.), June 15 (4–5 p.m.), and June 24, 2021 (1– 2 p.m.) Register for Scranton Info Sessions 
Questions?
 Contact Selina Shrestha shrestha@marywood.edu or call 570-348-6282, ext. 4566

Lehigh Valley MSW Program: June 7 and June 30 (Each session runs from 5:30-6:30 p.m.) 

Learn more about the accredited Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW): Full-time and Part-time Study Options, Advanced Standing for BSW Graduates, Admission Process and Internship program.

Pick Your Passion this Summer with Marywood Camps & Clinics!

Challenge yourself, develop your talents, learn something new! Pick your passion from 20+ camps and clinics, featuring sports activities, creative pursuits, and scientific interests. Choose from 20+ Marywood Camps & Clinics, featuring sports activities, creative pursuits, and scientific interests.Choose one or more, and explore great possibilities at Marywood University this summer! Our camps will follow CDC and PA Department of Health Guidelines. Additional guidelines pertaining to individual camps will be sent after registration.

Learn more about Academic Camps
Learn More about Athletic Camps

Age groups:There are various academic and athletic camps designed for Elementary, Intermediate, Middle, and High School Students. Check specific camp descriptions for age group information. Click on the headline link to view all summer camp & clinic offerings.

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Marywood Graduate Art Therapy Program Accredited

The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) recently announced that Marywood University's art therapy graduate program received initial accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The CAAHEP Board approved the accreditation recommendation by the Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE) for Marywood's art therapy graduate program in May 2021.

Marywood Graduate Art Therapy Program Accredited

The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) recently announced that Marywood University's art therapy graduate program received initial accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The CAAHEP Board approved the accreditation recommendation by the Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE) for Marywood's art therapy graduate program in May 2021.

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Marywood University Masking Policy

Recent changes in Pennsylvania's  COVID restrictions have generated questions with regard to the use of masks on campus. The information below outlines Marywood University's Masking Policy.
Outdoor: In general masks are not required. Unvaccinated people attending sporting events should wear masks.*
 
Indoor: Fully vaccinated people are not required to wear masks indoors.*  
             Unvaccinated people should continue to wear masks.
 
This policy will change once 70% of PA is vaccinated.
 
*These guidelines are subject to change based on the most current guidelines set by the Commonwealth of PA. For the most current guidelines, go to Commonwealth of PA Masking Guidelines.

Healthcare settings
Masks must continue to be worn by both fully vaccinated and unvaccinated people inside all campus healthcare settings including:*

  • Student Health Center - Loughran Hall, Terrace Level
  • Counseling/Student Development Center - McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, Suite 1017
  • The Marywood Speech/Language and Audiology Clinics located in the Communication/Speech Disorder Clinic - McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies
  • Disability Services – Learning Commons, room 166
  • The Marywood Music Therapy Clinic (The therapy and observation rooms) – The Sette LaVerghetta Center
  • The Athletic Training Room – Center for Athletics & Wellness
  • The Psychological Services Center - McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies

*Masking for fully vaccinated individuals is only required inside of the settings listed above, not in the rest of the buildings in which they are located.

Crazy Year? Summer Is Here! You Can Still Register for Summer Courses!

Even though it was a crazy year, summer is here! If you want to get ahead, catch up, or stop delaying required courses, Marywood has just what you need. Most of our summer courses are offered online! There is still time to register for summer sessions at marywood.edu/summer

Summer Saturdays for Prospective Students

Summer Saturdays begin in May and run throughout the summer! If your know prospective college students who would find the right fit at Marywood, share this info! Appointments are being taken now. The visit includes a small group information session with an admissions counselor and campus tour.

Transfer Tuesdays Program (6/22, 7/20, 8/17)

Ready to start something new? Marywood University will hold its Transfer Tuesdays program for college students or former college students who are considering transferring to Marywood University. We welcome transfer students at all stages of their college careers.

Transfer Tuesdays opportunities will take place on the following Tuesdays: June 22, July 20, and August 17, 2021. Those interested can schedule an appointment every half hour beginning at 2 p.m. Learn more by clicking the headline link.

Nazareth Student Center: Summer Construction

Two construction projects at Nazareth Student Center are underway and will continue throughout the summer months. There will be limited access to Nazareth Hall from the Adams Avenue entrance.  Please enter the building through the doors facing Madonna Hall.
Marywood's Esports Center construction will take place in the Campus Safety/student mailbox area. Student mail boxes have been moved to the Post Office. Campus Safety office has been relocated to the first floor of the Maintenance building.
The Nazareth Veranda in front of the building will be repaired/updated this summer.

Stay Connected with the Marywood App!

You can stay connected, even when you're off campus! Download "Marywood University" on the App Store or Google Play and sign in with your Marywood credentials to see your class schedule, upcoming events, an interactive campus map, clubs & organizations, the weather, and more. Plus, add friends, connect your social media accounts, and more awesome features.

In-Person Fall Semester Plan Confirmed

Marywood University has confirmed its plan to return to in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester. Structured with the goal of keeping the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff paramount, the in-person plan was developed by Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., Marywood University president, in collaboration with a team of experts from across the University. Sister Mary Persico, said, “We’ve been looking forward to a return to normalcy since the beginning of the pandemic. While our foremost concerns have always been, and continue to be, the health, safety, and welfare of our students, faculty, and staff, we are excited to return to in-person classes for the 2021-2022 academic year. Our plans are made possible as a result of the continuing cooperation of our campus community.” To learn more, click on the headline link.

Marywood University Masking Policy

Recent changes in Pennsylvania's  COVID restrictions have generated questions with regard to the use of masks on campus. The information below outlines Marywood University's Masking Policy.
Outdoor: In general masks are not required. Unvaccinated people attending sporting events should wear masks.*
 
Indoor: Fully vaccinated people are not required to wear masks indoors.*  
             Unvaccinated people should continue to wear masks.
 
This policy will change once 70% of PA is vaccinated.
 
*These guidelines are subject to change based on the most current guidelines set by the Commonwealth of PA. For the most current guidelines, go to Commonwealth of PA Masking Guidelines.

Healthcare settings
Masks must continue to be worn by both fully vaccinated and unvaccinated people inside all campus healthcare settings including:*

  • Student Health Center - Loughran Hall, Terrace Level
  • Counseling/Student Development Center - McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, Suite 1017
  • The Marywood Speech/Language and Audiology Clinics located in the Communication/Speech Disorder Clinic - McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies
  • Disability Services – Learning Commons, room 166
  • The Marywood Music Therapy Clinic (The therapy and observation rooms) – The Sette LaVerghetta Center
  • The Athletic Training Room – Center for Athletics & Wellness
  • The Psychological Services Center - McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies

*Masking for fully vaccinated individuals is only required inside of the settings listed above, not in the rest of the buildings in which they are located.

Crazy Year? Summer Is Here! You Can Still Register for Summer Courses!

Even though it was a crazy year, summer is here! If you want to get ahead, catch up, or stop delaying required courses, Marywood has just what you need. Most of our summer courses are offered online! There is still time to register for summer sessions at marywood.edu/summer

Summer Saturdays for Prospective Students

Summer Saturdays begin in May and run throughout the summer! If your know prospective college students who would find the right fit at Marywood, share this info! Appointments are being taken now. The visit includes a small group information session with an admissions counselor and campus tour.

Transfer Tuesdays Program (6/22, 7/20, 8/17)

Ready to start something new? Marywood University will hold its Transfer Tuesdays program for college students or former college students who are considering transferring to Marywood University. We welcome transfer students at all stages of their college careers.

Transfer Tuesdays opportunities will take place on the following Tuesdays: June 22, July 20, and August 17, 2021. Those interested can schedule an appointment every half hour beginning at 2 p.m. Learn more by clicking the headline link.

Nazareth Student Center: Summer Construction

Two construction projects at Nazareth Student Center are underway and will continue throughout the summer months. There will be limited access to Nazareth Hall from the Adams Avenue entrance.  Please enter the building through the doors facing Madonna Hall.
Marywood's Esports Center construction will take place in the Campus Safety/student mailbox area. Student mail boxes have been moved to the Post Office. Campus Safety office has been relocated to the first floor of the Maintenance building.
The Nazareth Veranda in front of the building will be repaired/updated this summer.

Stay Connected with the Marywood App!

You can stay connected, even when you're off campus! Download "Marywood University" on the App Store or Google Play and sign in with your Marywood credentials to see your class schedule, upcoming events, an interactive campus map, clubs & organizations, the weather, and more. Plus, add friends, connect your social media accounts, and more awesome features.

In-Person Fall Semester Plan Confirmed

Marywood University has confirmed its plan to return to in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester. Structured with the goal of keeping the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff paramount, the in-person plan was developed by Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., Marywood University president, in collaboration with a team of experts from across the University. Sister Mary Persico, said, “We’ve been looking forward to a return to normalcy since the beginning of the pandemic. While our foremost concerns have always been, and continue to be, the health, safety, and welfare of our students, faculty, and staff, we are excited to return to in-person classes for the 2021-2022 academic year. Our plans are made possible as a result of the continuing cooperation of our campus community.” To learn more, click on the headline link.