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

Lehigh Valley MSW Program:  May 10, as well as 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.

Jim & Cathy Gavin to be Honored at CLC (6/10)

Marywood University’s Eighth Annual Community Leadership Celebration, Inspiring Social Justice, will honor Jim and Cathy Gavin of Scranton. The Celebration will take place on the University’s campus in the Motherhouse and Seminary Morgan Memorial Garden on Thursday, June 10, 2021, where they will be awarded the 2021 Lead On Award. Read more by clicking on the headline link.

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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We Are The Champions: Pacer Women's and Men's Track & Field Teams Capture Atlantic East Championships

Women: Marywood University won its second Atlantic East Conference Women's Track & Field Championship at Gwynedd Mercy University. The Pacers collected 257 points and 11 gold medals to pave the way to a repeat title performance. Read more about the Women's victory...

Men: Marywood University won 16 individual and relay events to repeat as Atlantic East Conference Men's Track and Field Champions. The Pacers repeated their 2019 performance with a resounding 301 points — doubling the combined total of the rest of the conference's participants. Read more about the Men's victory...

George Thompson Breaks School Track Record...Twice

Marywood University freshman, George Thompson, Montrose, Pa., recently broke two school records for track and field within a week of each competitive event. First, Mr. Thompson broke Marywood’s school record in the Men’s 400 Hurdle, and then was a member of the Men’s 4x1 400-meter relay team, where a school record was once again broken. Read more about George by clicking the headline link. 

Marywood's NSLS Chapter and Advisor Win Distinguished Awards

Marywood University’s National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) Chapter recently received the Distinguished Chapter Award. Additionally, Haleigh Zurek, assistant director for campus programming, received the Distinguished Advisor Award from the NSLS. Marywoods NSLS Chapter was one of five from the more than 700 NSLS Chapters that received the Distinguished Chapter Award. Read more by clicking the headline link.

SCJ Chapter Wins Multiple Awards at National Contest

Marywood University’s Chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists (SCJ) recently won multiple first, second, third, and honorable mention awards at the Society for Collegiate Journalists National 2021 Contest. Read more about SCJ's awards by clicking the headline link.

Architecture Students Win First Place in International Design Challenge

Marywood University School of Architecture students recently won first place in the Attached Housing Division of the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. The students’ design is the Electric Jane—an affordable, net-zero energy prototype for Habitat for Humanity. The Solar Decathlon is an international collegiate competition, comprising 10 contests, that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings that are powered by renewable energy. Read more by clicking the headline link.

Tony Award-winning Author to Address 2021 Graduates at Commencement

Stephen Karam, Tony Award-winning author of The Humans, Sons of the Prophet, and Speech & Debate will be the principal speaker at Marywood University’s Commencement Ceremony on May 15, 2021. For his work, Mr. Karam has received two Drama Critics Circle Awards for Best Play, an OBIE Award, and is a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He recently directed his first feature film, a rethought version of The Humans for A24 films, which will be released in 2021. He wrote a film adaptation of Chekhov’s The Seagull, starring Annette Bening, which was released by Sony Picture Classics. His adaptation of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard premiered on Broadway as part of Roundabout’s 2016 season. 

Nearly 800 students will be part of Marywood University’s annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021. This year, Marywood will celebrate graduates at four separate commencement ceremonies, each taking place on the University’s campus. Marywood University’s three colleges, including the College of Health and Human Services, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Professional Studies, will confer nearly 800 degrees to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who hail from 31 states and 6 countries. Social work, physician assistant studies, and nutrition are the top graduate level degree granting programs. Nursing, business administration, and architecture are the top undergraduate level degree granting programs.

We Are The Champions: Pacer Women's and Men's Track & Field Teams Capture Atlantic East Championships

Women: Marywood University won its second Atlantic East Conference Women's Track & Field Championship at Gwynedd Mercy University. The Pacers collected 257 points and 11 gold medals to pave the way to a repeat title performance. Read more about the Women's victory...

Men: Marywood University won 16 individual and relay events to repeat as Atlantic East Conference Men's Track and Field Champions. The Pacers repeated their 2019 performance with a resounding 301 points — doubling the combined total of the rest of the conference's participants. Read more about the Men's victory...

George Thompson Breaks School Track Record...Twice

Marywood University freshman, George Thompson, Montrose, Pa., recently broke two school records for track and field within a week of each competitive event. First, Mr. Thompson broke Marywood’s school record in the Men’s 400 Hurdle, and then was a member of the Men’s 4x1 400-meter relay team, where a school record was once again broken. Read more about George by clicking the headline link. 

Marywood's NSLS Chapter and Advisor Win Distinguished Awards

Marywood University’s National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) Chapter recently received the Distinguished Chapter Award. Additionally, Haleigh Zurek, assistant director for campus programming, received the Distinguished Advisor Award from the NSLS. Marywoods NSLS Chapter was one of five from the more than 700 NSLS Chapters that received the Distinguished Chapter Award. Read more by clicking the headline link.

SCJ Chapter Wins Multiple Awards at National Contest

Marywood University’s Chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists (SCJ) recently won multiple first, second, third, and honorable mention awards at the Society for Collegiate Journalists National 2021 Contest. Read more about SCJ's awards by clicking the headline link.

Architecture Students Win First Place in International Design Challenge

Marywood University School of Architecture students recently won first place in the Attached Housing Division of the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Design Challenge. The students’ design is the Electric Jane—an affordable, net-zero energy prototype for Habitat for Humanity. The Solar Decathlon is an international collegiate competition, comprising 10 contests, that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings that are powered by renewable energy. Read more by clicking the headline link.

Tony Award-winning Author to Address 2021 Graduates at Commencement

Stephen Karam, Tony Award-winning author of The Humans, Sons of the Prophet, and Speech & Debate will be the principal speaker at Marywood University’s Commencement Ceremony on May 15, 2021. For his work, Mr. Karam has received two Drama Critics Circle Awards for Best Play, an OBIE Award, and is a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He recently directed his first feature film, a rethought version of The Humans for A24 films, which will be released in 2021. He wrote a film adaptation of Chekhov’s The Seagull, starring Annette Bening, which was released by Sony Picture Classics. His adaptation of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard premiered on Broadway as part of Roundabout’s 2016 season. 

Nearly 800 students will be part of Marywood University’s annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021. This year, Marywood will celebrate graduates at four separate commencement ceremonies, each taking place on the University’s campus. Marywood University’s three colleges, including the College of Health and Human Services, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Professional Studies, will confer nearly 800 degrees to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who hail from 31 states and 6 countries. Social work, physician assistant studies, and nutrition are the top graduate level degree granting programs. Nursing, business administration, and architecture are the top undergraduate level degree granting programs.

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Coffee for a Good Cause (through 5/14)

Alpha Sigma Lambda and Adult Learners Club are hosting Coffee for a Good Cause, a coffee donation drive, to support the Community Intervention Center in Scranton. Look for donation boxes in the following locations: Learning Commons entrance, Swartz Center Campus Ministry, and the McGowan lounge area. Please consider donating sealed packages of: regular ground coffee, powdered creamer, and sugar. This donation drive will run from through Friday, May 14. 

The mission of The Community Intervention Center of Lackawanna County is to offer marginalized individuals respectful, comprehensive services that encourage personal empowerment, self- sustaining recoveries and housing stability. Learn more at http://www.communityinterventioncenter.net/.

Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honor society that recognizes undergraduate adult learners. Marywood's chapter, Omega Mu, is also a service-oriented chapter. Adult Learners Club is a service-oriented club that focuses on helping adult students (ages 25 and up), both undergraduate and graduate, with support, activities, and service to our community. If you are an adult learner and want to join, please reach out to Sharra Walton at smwalton@m.marywood.edu

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 (5/18, 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: May 18, 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.

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

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.

Join Our Esports Program This Fall!

Marywood Esports is starting this fall, and we want YOU! No prior competitive experience necessary - if you play Overwatch, Rocket League, or League of Legends or are interested in learning any of those games to compete as a Pacer this fall, we'd love to tell you more about our program! Interested undergraduate students can contact the Director of Esports Paul Capoccia at pcapoccia@marywood.edu or on Discord at PAWL#2878.

Coffee for a Good Cause (through 5/14)

Alpha Sigma Lambda and Adult Learners Club are hosting Coffee for a Good Cause, a coffee donation drive, to support the Community Intervention Center in Scranton. Look for donation boxes in the following locations: Learning Commons entrance, Swartz Center Campus Ministry, and the McGowan lounge area. Please consider donating sealed packages of: regular ground coffee, powdered creamer, and sugar. This donation drive will run from through Friday, May 14. 

The mission of The Community Intervention Center of Lackawanna County is to offer marginalized individuals respectful, comprehensive services that encourage personal empowerment, self- sustaining recoveries and housing stability. Learn more at http://www.communityinterventioncenter.net/.

Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honor society that recognizes undergraduate adult learners. Marywood's chapter, Omega Mu, is also a service-oriented chapter. Adult Learners Club is a service-oriented club that focuses on helping adult students (ages 25 and up), both undergraduate and graduate, with support, activities, and service to our community. If you are an adult learner and want to join, please reach out to Sharra Walton at smwalton@m.marywood.edu

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 (5/18, 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: May 18, 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.

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

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.

Join Our Esports Program This Fall!

Marywood Esports is starting this fall, and we want YOU! No prior competitive experience necessary - if you play Overwatch, Rocket League, or League of Legends or are interested in learning any of those games to compete as a Pacer this fall, we'd love to tell you more about our program! Interested undergraduate students can contact the Director of Esports Paul Capoccia at pcapoccia@marywood.edu or on Discord at PAWL#2878.

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