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Summer Camps at The Woods

Summer Camps at The Woods

Learn leadership skills, make new friends, discover new interests and build self-esteem – those are the goals that the summer camps at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) have for children. SMWC offers a range of day and overnight camps, for boys and girls grades K-12, designed to educate and inspire youth in a variety of academic and extracurricular activities.

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SMWC Celebrates 175th Commencement

SMWC Celebrates 175th Commencement

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) celebrates its 175th commencement on May 3, 2014. The traditional baccalaureate mass begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Immaculate Conception.

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SMWC Western Team is Region's Best

SMWC Western Team is Region's Best

The cliché “hard work pays off” rang true this season for the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) western team. On March 7, 2014, the team was crowned IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) regional champions for Region 7, Zone 1.

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Award-winning author/singer-songwriter speaks at The Woods

Award-winning author/singer-songwriter speaks at The Woods

Debbie Clement brings a wealth of diverse experiences to all of her performances, from concert and stage to staff development to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. With over thirty years of experience working with children, she has been a classroom teacher, an administrator, and now serves as a consultant for her company “Rainbows Within Reach.”

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SMWC alum writes children's book

SMWC alum writes children's book

Telling the story of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s (SMWC) foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, in a way that children can enjoy is what one alumna recently did in the form of a children’s book. Mary K. Doyle, 2005 graduate of the Masters of Pastoral Theology program recently authored “Saint Theodora and Her Promise to God,” her sixth book. Published by the Sisters of Providence, Doyle's book is an inspiring story of how one little girl followed God's call.

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Woodsies give back in NYC

Woodsies give back in NYC

Soup kitchens, immigration offices and food pantries may not sound like spring break, but that’s exactly where 13 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) students chose to spend theirs. This year’s alternative spring break service trip led SMWC to New York City where students volunteered at Trinity Lutheran Soup Kitchen, Cabrini Immigration Services and Most Holy Trinity – St. Mary.

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Indie folk group comes to SMWC

The Speedbumps, indie folk group and Independent Music Awards (IMA) winner, comes to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), Cecilian Auditorium on Mon., April 14, at 7:30 p.m. The Speedbumps, from Kent, Ohio, will bring their Midwest vibes and folk-rock groove to The Woods for this spring concert.

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New director of facilities named at SMWC

New director of facilities named at SMWC

With over 20 years of experience in construction, maintenance and facilities management, Gregory K. Luken joins Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) as director of facilities.

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SMWC education majors celebrate Read Across America

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” Yellow shirts with this famous Dr. Seuss quote across the back could be seen in every first and second grade classroom at West Vigo Elementary on Monday, March 3, 2014. On the front, they said “Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.”

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SMWC launches Health and Wellness

SMWC launches Health and Wellness

The future of our society depends on the health of its people. In fact, Hans Rosling, global health expert and TED speaker, makes the argument that the health of the people determines the prosperity of the country. Understanding and promoting better health are the focal areas of the new health and wellness degree at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC).

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SMWC Volunteers Clean Up Wabashiki

SMWC Volunteers Clean Up Wabashiki

Each spring, The Woods Sustainability Club at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) makes it their mission to spend a day working to preserve the Wabashiki Wetlands through their initiative, Operation: Wabashiki. For the fourth year, student volunteers will put on their gloves for the wetland clean-up along Highway 40 in West Terre Haute, Ind.

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SMWC President speaks about leadership

SMWC President speaks about leadership

Although 89 percent of adult Americans report being comfortable with women in leadership, only 18 percent of leaders in America are female. This is just one of the eye-opening facts about women leadership that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) President Dottie King cited as keynote speaker at the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Hamilton Country Leadership Luncheon.

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