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Woods graduate interns at Indiana State Senate

Woods graduate interns at Indiana State Senate

Writing press releases, handling media requests, facilitating interviews, tracking legislation and monitoring media for six senators – it’s just another day at the office for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) graduate, Jenn Thomas. As an intern in the Indiana State Senate Majority Press Secretary office in Indianapolis, Thomas works alongside a press secretary to handle all communications for the six senators on their caseload.

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Wine & Design at The Woods

Professional artist Becky Hochhalter brings one of her popular Arte è Vino events to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) as one of the College’s 175th anniversary events.

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Free tax assistance at The Woods

Free tax assistance at The Woods

The Affordable Care Act, deductions, exemptions, credits, contributions – tax season is upon us, and these words have a way of making the best of us feel apprehensive, especially if the only time you think about taxes is when it’s time to file. For those who need assistance with tax returns, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (SMWC) College provides the services of trained volunteers to those who qualify.

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SMWC music professor part of choral group, GRAMMY nomination

SMWC music professor part of choral group, GRAMMY nomination

To be nominated for a GRAMMY Award is something that very few people can cross off their bucket list. But you can now count Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choirs Michael Boswell as one of those people. Boswell sang with Conspirare, a professional choral organization in Austin, Texas, on their album, “The Sacred Spirit of Russia,” which was recently nominated for “Best Choral Performance.”

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SMWC awards three Wabash Valley high school students scholarship

SMWC awards three Wabash Valley high school students scholarship

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) recently awarded three high school seniors with the inaugural Wabash Valley High School Scholarship. Gabrielle Comelleri and Kayla Moats, both seniors at Terre Haute North High School, along with Alexia Lear, senior at Rockville High School, received half-tuition scholarships recognizing their unique experiences, aptitudes and abilities to make a difference in their communities.

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SMWC among top online programs

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is listed among the top online programs nationally in the just released U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Online Undergraduate Programs and Best Online Graduate Business Programs rankings.

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Realizing the Dream scholarship awarded to SMWC student

Realizing the Dream scholarship awarded to SMWC student

The Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) recently awarded the Realizing the Dream scholarship to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) sophomore Rian Jones. The scholarship is awarded each year to first generation college students who graduated from an Indiana high school, achieved a superior grade point average as a freshmen in college and demonstrated leadership in activities on campus and in the community.

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Winter Commencement at The Woods

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) celebrated its 176th commencement on Saturday, December 13, 2014. A total of 62 graduates from 15 different states walked in the ceremony.

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SMWC Earns Indiana Board of Nursing Approval

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) received approval today (Dec. 11, 2014) from the Indiana State Board of Nursing to pursue the launch of an undergraduate baccalaureate nursing program.

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Ribbon cutting celebration officially opens SMWC's sports and recreation center

Ribbon cutting celebration officially opens SMWC's sports and recreation center

With the cut of a ribbon, over a decade of dreams and plans came to fruition as Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) students, staff, faculty, alums, trustees, Sisters of Providence and community members celebrated the official opening of the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, exactly one year after the ground breaking of the facility.

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SMWC Dean of Students receives Midwest Advisor of the Year award

SMWC Dean of Students receives Midwest Advisor of the Year award

Jeff Malloy, dean of students and Student Activities Committee (SAC) advisor at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) recently received the 2014 Midwest Advisor of the Year award at the annual Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) Conference in Chicago, Ill. Malloy is now eligible for Advisor of the Year at the national APCA Programming Conference, March 18-22, 2015, in Jacksonville, Fla.

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Student Activities Committee nominated at regional conference

Student Activities Committee nominated at regional conference

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s Student Activities Committee (SAC) was recently nominated Organization of the Year for the Midwest region at the annual Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) Conference in Chicago, Ill.

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