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Conversations on Diversity: “The Black-Jew Dialogues” comes to The Woods

A two-actor play exploring the absurdity of prejudice and racism and the power of diversity, comes to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) 7 p.m. Thursday in Le Fer Hall.

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Bridge removal, environmental restoration project moving forward at SMWC

For safety reasons, a concrete bridge at the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was removed late last week.

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SMWC students help local daycares write applications for United Way grant

The sophomore professional writing majors at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) were among a group of students who helped several local daycare agencies write applications to a 24-month, $50,000 a year grant from United Way of the Wabash Valley.

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Nursing pins presented to graduates at special ceremony

Nursing pins presented to graduates at special ceremony

A time-honored nursing tradition continued on Friday when online nursing graduates received their pins from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) in a moving ceremony at the College’s Le Fer Hall ballroom.

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Newly-released CD highlights SMWC musical talents

Newly-released CD highlights SMWC musical talents

If singer-songwriter Tracy Richardson, Ph.D., had to pick a favorite out of the 14 songs in her newly-released CD, she said it would have to be the first track, “Superwoman Blues.”

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SMWC 180th Commencement: “It’s a memory that we’ll share together.”

SMWC 180th Commencement: “It’s a memory that we’ll share together.”

Aside from donning the academic regalia – cap, gown and hood – the new graduates of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) also wore bright smiles and a sense of pride during the 180th commencement ceremony on Saturday at Hamilton Arena in the Knoerle Center.

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First-generation college student at SMWC celebrated for hardwork, commitment

First-generation college student at SMWC celebrated for hardwork, commitment

On Nov. 5, Haley Shuler was among 31 first-generation college students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities celebrated for outstanding achievement in the freshman year and successfully advancing toward completing a bachelor’s degree.

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Woods Online student overcomes obstacles to complete education

Woods Online student overcomes obstacles to complete education

Neither cancer nor family responsibilities stopped a Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College online student from pursuing a deeply personal goal: finishing her education.

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SMWC brings new Christmas parade to downtown Terre Haute

SMWC brings new Christmas parade to downtown Terre Haute

Holiday cheer was on full display on Friday evening as Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, in partnership with Miracle on 7th Street, presented Terre Haute, Indiana’s first “Light Your Way” Christmas parade.

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MHA director Natalia Rekhter travels to Russia for Fulbright project

MHA director Natalia Rekhter travels to Russia for Fulbright project

Empowered by her own knowledge and experience with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s pioneering expertise in distance education, Natalia Rekhter traveled this fall to Russia where she taught courses on global health and helped design a public university’s online program.

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SMWC faculty member receives state award for volunteerism

SMWC faculty member receives state award for volunteerism

In recognition of her “outstanding” service to fellow Hoosiers, Natalia Rekhter, director of Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), received an award for volunteerism from the state of Indiana’s volunteer service agency, Serve Indiana.

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The first “A Woods Christmas” coming to SMWC

The first “A Woods Christmas” coming to SMWC

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), in partnership with Miracle on 7th Street, will bring a unique Christmas celebration to the historic and beautiful SMWC campus on Dec. 3.

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