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This Sets Me Apart

For SMWC senior Dulce Chavez, the summer months were anything but a break. For the last 10 weeks, Chavez has represented SMWC at the University of Iowa

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SMWC and Sisters of Providence honor Sister Wendy Workman at dedication ceremony

SMWC and Sisters of Providence honor Sister Wendy Workman at dedication ceremony

As you enter the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center on Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) campus, take a look to your right and you’ll see a sign that reads “Wendy Workman, SP ’74 Entrance.” To celebrate the life of Sister Wendy Workman and dedicate the entryway to her legacy, members of the Sisters of Providence and SMWC community gathered in the atrium of the Knoerle Center on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

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Finding inspiration at The Woods: Indiana art teachers gather at SMWC for retreat

Finding inspiration at The Woods: Indiana art teachers gather at SMWC for retreat

“I really enjoy the time we spend creating here,” said Lindsey Preston, art teacher at Kankakee Valley High School, as she presented the work she accomplished throughout the week. This was the 14th year that the Art Education Association of Indiana, Inc. (AEAI) retreat has been held on the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). “The campus is very beautiful. It is a quiet and peaceful place to go to get away from distractions,” added Kevin Schultz, AEAI retreat co-coordinator.

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SMWC hires experienced staff to fill needs

SMWC hires experienced staff to fill needs

With the new academic year come new faces in the offices of Saint Mary-of-the-Wood College (SMWC). As the College positions itself for growth, the addition of experienced staff members who bring their expertise into their new roles will continue to move the College forward.

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High school students take first step toward nursing career at SMWC summer camp

High school students take first step toward nursing career at SMWC summer camp

The smile on each young lady’s face was one of pride and accomplishment as each received her pin for completing the nursing camp at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Nine future nurses received their certificates during the pinning ceremony on Friday, June 26, 2015, culminating their weeklong hands-on educational experience and glimpse into the field of nursing.

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Westfield junior awarded SMWC scholarship

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in partnership with Girl Scouts of Central Indiana recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship at the Girl Scouts’ Girls of Distinction brunch in Indianapolis, Ind.

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History made again at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

As the Class of 1965 was called upon, nearly 56 women celebrating their 50th Reunion took the stage to present a check to SMWC President Dottie King, Ph.D. As the check was uncovered

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Staff recognized for outstanding service and excellence

Staff recognized for outstanding service and excellence

On Staff Appreciation Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) community recognized the work of the staff and their accomplishments throughout the past year. President Dottie King, Ph.D., presented two staff members with awards at the ceremony:

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SMWC exceeds Woods Fund goal

SMWC exceeds Woods Fund goal

As the 2014-15 fiscal year comes to an end, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College proudly announces that the Woods Fund goal has been met for the first time since the 2007-2008 fiscal year. The College surpassed its goal of $950,000 and raised $980,177.35.

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Price receives alum award for purpose, devotion and leadership

Price receives alum award for purpose, devotion and leadership

“The Louisville community would be poorer without the gifts that Maria selflessly shares,” reads one of the nomination letters that contributed to Maria Price, of Louisville, Ky., receiving the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Award.

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Dahm receives alum award for service

Dahm receives alum award for service

“It has been said that if the Lord had had Dee Dee Dahm working with Him, it would not have taken seven days to create the world,” reads one of the nomination letters that contributed to Mary Dolores “Dee Dee” Mahoney Dahm, of Fort Wayne, Ind., receiving the Frances Murphy Rumely Award.

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SMWC alum brings Week of Service to St. Roch

SMWC alum brings Week of Service to St. Roch

“We are not called upon to do all the good possible, but only that which we can do.” These are the words of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, Indiana’s first saint and the foundress of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). As Veronica “Roni” O’Connor, of Indianapolis, Ind., reflected on everything her team of over 25 SMWC alums accomplished with students at St. Roch Catholic Church and School during SMWC’s Week of Service, this quote resonated with her.

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