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November 13th, 2014
Where not-for-profit organizations are concerned, philanthropy makes the world go ‘round. Educating the leaders of tomorrow’s not-for-profits about the importance of philanthropy – that is what Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College achieved in this year’s Pathways in the Helping Professions event.
November 12th, 2014
From 800 resumes and 238 interviews with many highly qualified candidates, the Directors of the Orr Fellowship chose just over 100 finalists. One of those finalists is Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) senior, Amanda Payton, the first Woodsie to have made it this far in the process.
November 11th, 2014
The students at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) never shy away from being the first or the only. Making history and aspiring higher – it’s pretty much their M.O. So when three SMWC honors students heard about the opportunity to compete in the Ethics Bowl at Marian University, an event they had no previous knowledge of before SMWC Honors Director Kathryn Myers suggested it, of course they tackled it.
November 11th, 2014
Leadership opportunities – one of the many benefits of attending Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). As a women’s liberal arts college that prides itself on offering a variety of opportunities to gain leadership skills, SMWC encourages students to take advantage of those opportunities. In the case of Bethany Arrigo, senior accounting major at SMWC, what began as a suggestion from her advisor to join Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) her freshmen year, eventually landed her in the top 10 at National Leadership Conference (NLC) hosted by Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA – PBL).
November 4th, 2014
In the name of Indiana’s first saint, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is offering two full tuition scholarships to high school seniors planning to attend SMWC in fall 2015. In addition to the full tuition scholarships, SMWC will offer five $17,000 scholarships. The scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship offered by the College to aspiring students honoring exceptional leadership and civic engagement.
November 3rd, 2014
Who wouldn’t want to take a selfie with a saint? At least that’s the hope those at SMWC have as they launch a unique social media campaign, which asks alums to take a selfie … with Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.
October 30th, 2014
It’s a moment that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Athletic Director and Basketball Coach, Deanna Bradley, has been waiting for since the “old gym” on campus closed 14 years ago – the moment in which she will walk the SMWC basketball team from their own locker room to their own home court for a basketball game.
October 13th, 2014
Students at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) routinely put faith into action through numerous community service projects. Community service is embedded into the curriculum and student organizations as a learning strategy to teach civic responsibility. To further advance the role that community service plays in the student experience at The Woods, a new resource is now available – the Service Learning Center.
October 10th, 2014
Admit it. Science, math and technology are pretty cool. So, why do only 20 percent of young women, compared to 50 percent of young men, choose STEM majors in college? Research shows that middle school is pivotal time in a girl’s life when it comes to career choices. Unfortunately, it is also at this age that girls begin to lose interest in math and science. For these reasons, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) hosts the Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics™ (EYH) conference, which nurtures girls’ interest in science and math courses to encourage them to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
October 8th, 2014
What do Condoleezza Rice, Johnny Carson, Harrison Ford, and Donald Trump have in common? Here’s a hint: more than seven U.S. presidents also share this trait. Astronaut John Glenn has it, along with the current and former CEOs of Disney, LinkedIn, Sony, General Electric, Southwest Airlines, Wikipedia and Rubbermaid.
October 6th, 2014
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Music and Theatre Department proudly presents Ann Folino White’s “The Lady Victory,” Oct. 23-26, 2014, in the Cecilian Auditorium.
October 6th, 2014
Get Wild and Aspire Higher – that was the theme of this year’s Homecoming celebration at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Laughter and chatter were heard around the food tent as children played in the kid zone and faculty, staff, students and alums reconnected.