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Tribute to retiring faculty

For more than 171 years, educators at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College have enhanced the lives of students across the world. Renowned for its superior academics, SMWC professors are known for their student-centered approach and challenging coursework. The College acknowledged the dedicated service of eight retiring SMWC educators with a reception on Monday, April 30, 2012.

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The Woods recognizes outstanding faculty

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) annually honors outstanding faculty who have made significant contributions in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service. The faculty awards are named in memory of esteemed Woods professor of English, Sister Mary Joseph Pomeroy, who personified excellence.

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Woodsie Words of Wisdom

Four recent SMWC graduates, Jennifer Cassidy ’11, Chanel Reeder ’10, Erin Pugh ’11 and Emily Thiesing ’11, discussed the challenges of transitioning from student to professional during an event sponsored by the Office of Career Development on April 25, 2012.

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Former SMWC president honored during inaugural Wabash Valley Woman of Influence

In recognition of her leadership, Knoerle received one of the inaugural 2012 Women of Influence awards, which honored eight prominent Wabash Valley women for their leadership, vision and courage.

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Ambrose recognized as Distinguished Alumna

Ambrose recognized as Distinguished Alumna

The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Distinguished Alumnae Award honors graduates who have epitomized The Woods tradition of excellence by their professional achievement, personal accomplishment or humanitarian service to their community, state or nation. This year’s recipient, Rachel Eberle Ambrose ’64, is no exception.

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Summer Camp at The Woods

How will your child transform this summer? Whether your child loves to program computers, ride horses or explore the environment, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Day Camps combine summer fun with hands-on learning.

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Woods junior elected state president of Indiana chapter of Phi Beta Lambda

When Katelyn Dukes graduates in 2013, she will be a triple threat to her peers. Majoring in three programs, art, graphic design and advertising at SMWC, Dukes already has a resume drenched in leadership and creativity. As the newly elected 2012-2013 state president of Indiana’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter, Dukes is strengthening these skills by aiming creative ideas toward new challenges.

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Woods Online CIS student snags specialized IT certifications

With a full-time job, two kids and a steady course load in Woods Online, the last thing Andrew Heacock needed was more work. However, motivated by his employer and his ambition, the information technology (IT) specialist took his expertise to the next level by earning the illustrious Microsoft SharePoint and ITIL Foundation certifications.

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The Woods focuses on money management

Financial literacy programs for college students help to balance their education and provide a solid foundation that leads to a lifetime of financial success. This is the goal with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s financial symposium, “Focus the Woods: Our Financial Future.”

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Achieving her Dreams: How one distance graduate used academics and internships to turn her talent into her trade

Standing on a corner in the Los Angeles summer sun, Marvelia Alpizar, a 2010 graduate of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s distance program, caught her first big break.

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Myra Daniels named Commencement speaker

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One distance student’s unconventional path led her 6,000 miles to The Woods

Amira Jaradat’s experience as an SMWC distance student was so incredible, she moved across the world to spend her final semester on campus.

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