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SMWC student crowned Vigo County Fair Queen

Sarah Hudson, used the voice she found as a student at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College to enter the Vigo County Fair Queen Pageant. After being judged on the basis of interview and conversational ability, speech and professionalism, poise, evening gown and professional wear, Hudson was crowned Vigo County Fair Queen.

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SMWC professor emerita dies

Virginia Unverzagt, D. Min., professor emerita, died on June 27, 2013. Unverzagt served Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College for 12 years until retiring at the end of the 2012-13 academic year as a tenured associate professor of theology.

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On the road

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is on the road this summer making visits for recruiting.

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Indiana Private College Week at the Woods

Indiana Private College Week at the Woods

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), along with all 31 private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the state of Indiana, will open its doors to students, parents and others involved in the college selection process during Indiana Private College Week, July 22-26, 2013.

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Congress recognizes SMWC's Woods Online

U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon recognized the 40-year milestone of the Woods Online program of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Washington, D.C. Bucshon read the congratulatory message on the floor of Congress on Thursday, June 13, 2013.

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Everybody has a story

Everybody has a story. If we are lucky, our stories don’t include spending countless days in a hospital battling disease and illness as a child.

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Former SMWC President Has Died

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is mourning the loss of its 12th president, Jeanne Knoerle, SP, ’49, who died this morning in her home.

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The Woods Partners with National Center for Women & Information Technology, Again

The Building Future Experiences Club at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will soon receive a 3-D printing technology, thanks to a grant from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). The club, originated from the Business and Computer Information Systems department received a $750 NCWIT Symantec Student Seed Fund grant to help support women in technology.

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SMWC and Catholic Charities award scholarship

Amber Maness, recent graduate from Terre Haute North High School, plans to pursue her college degree thanks to the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College/Catholic Charities Terre Haute Scholarship.

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Reunion 2013

In May of each year, the college opens its doors to welcome back Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) alumnae to campus. Nearly 300 alumnae from France and 26 states returned for Reunion weekend to celebrate, network and reunite with life-long friends and classmates.

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Virginia Smith: 2013 Distinguished Alumnae Recipient

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College presented Virginia (Ginger) Smith, a 1989 graduate, with the Distinguished Alumnae Award. The Award is the highest honor the College bestows upon a graduate in recognition of her noteworthy achievements and valuable professional and personal contributions.

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SMWC Commencement 2013

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s 173th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4, 2013, symbolized the culmination of students’ academic achievement and personal growth. President Dottie King, Ph.D. presented over 100 students from 23 states with associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degrees.

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