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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.
September 30th, 2014
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) shared “College Knowledge” with West Vigo Middle School 7th graders giving them hands-on experiences and valuable interactions that will make a lasting impression as they enter the college preparation and decision-making years. In celebration of College GO! Week, SMWC created learning opportunities and a greater awareness of higher education in four sessions – admission process, career paths, equine and music therapy.
September 22nd, 2014
To celebrate homecoming, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Chorale and Madrigals will present a choral concert titled “Music and Memories” on Sat., Oct. 4, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
September 18th, 2014
“As the last of the South American dirt is washed off of my rain boots on this dreary day, I am still in awe of everything that has captivated my every moment for the last month. My boots and I tromped through trails riddled with roots, leaf debris, and army ants in the heart of the Amazon, frolicked through the highlands of Floreana and Santa Cruz Islands in the Galapagos with giant tortoises, and soiled the floors of at least seven airports.” While this may sound like the travel writing of a renowned scientist, it is actually the written words of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) junior biology major, Alexandra Sarell, about her study abroad experience in the Amazon rainforest this past summer. And based on her commitment to the scientific research she conducted in the Amazon, she is sure to reach that aforementioned status some day.