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Bike Share Program Kicks Off

No bike. No problem. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College launches Pomeroy Pedals, a bike share program for faculty staff and students.

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SMWC Honors Distinguished Alums

This award honors individuals who have a love for The Woods, have a vision, which perpetuates our case, and are actively involved in helping the College achieve its mission.

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SMWC Celebrates 177th Commencement

SMWC Celebrates 177th Commencement

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) celebrates its 177th commencement on May 2, 2015. The traditional baccalaureate mass begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Approximately 90 students are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony, which will begin at 2 p.m. in the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center, Hamilton Arena.

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Summer Camp at The Woods

Summer Camp at The Woods

Curious minds and a desire to learn more about the world around them while developing the potential within them – that is what girls and boys will need to bring to summer camp at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Through eight different summer camps, tailored to various fields of study and age groups, SMWC is committed to empowering campers as they explore their interests, ignite their passions, learn leadership skills, make new friends and build self-esteem in a beautiful environment.

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Money Smart Day at SMWC

Money Smart Day at SMWC

Credit scores, identity theft, financial independence, student loan debt – these loaded terms can seem quite daunting for college students preparing to graduate and enter the real world. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) offers an event to educate students on these important financial matters and more.

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Operation: Wabashiki - SMWC students committed to sustainability

Operation: Wabashiki - SMWC students committed to sustainability

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) student volunteers will put on their gloves once again this year in an effort to preserve the Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area. The fifth annual clean-up effort led by The Woods Sustainability Club will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., along US Highway 40 in West Terre Haute, Ind.

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SMWC awards high school seniors top scholarship

SMWC awards high school seniors top scholarship

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) announces the winners of its most prestigious award – the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Scholarship, named in honor of the College’s foundress. This award is presented to students who display unique experiences, aptitudes and abilities to aspire higher and make a difference in their local communities and beyond. Seven scholarships – two full-tuition and five $17,000 awards, all renewable for four years – are given to students who embody the qualities of the College’s foundress.

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Ring Day 2015 - Providence unites Pomeroys across generations

Ring Day 2015 - Providence unites Pomeroys across generations

Ninety Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) students, including campus, online and graduate, participated in the time-honored tradition of Ring Day on Saturday, March 21, 2015. During the ceremony in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, participants of the 93rd annual Ring Day soaked up words of wisdom from President Dottie King, Ph.D. and keynote speaker Lisa Stallings, Sister of Providence. Then, each student received her ring from President King, and they all joined together for the Ring Song before exiting the Church with their Woods rings proudly on their hands.

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Woods Online RN to BSN program ranked top

Woods Online RN to BSN program ranked top

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) recently ranked top in the nation for Best Online Nursing Schools for 2015 by the Affordable Colleges Online, a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information. After evaluating hundreds of school on curriculum, cost, accessibility and resources, Affordable Colleges Online chose SMWC as fourteenth in the nation.

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Great Scott!

For many people the title of “Employee of the Year” is an honor they spend a lifetime working towards. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College alumna Jade Scott snagged the title in less than two years.

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Woods Online psychology program ranked top

Woods Online psychology program ranked top

Affordable Colleges Online lists Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) second in the nation for best online psychology programs. A leading resource for online learning and college affordability information, Affordable Colleges Online has published its new ranking of 2015’s Top Online Psychology Degrees. Schools included offer students the best combination of online program quality, affordability and student support.

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SMWC juniors count down to 93rd annual Ring Day

SMWC juniors count down to 93rd annual Ring Day

As Ring Day gets closer and closer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) juniors gather around a table in O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall and pound on it while chanting a countdown to the big day. Around the room, each Pomeroy who has already earned her ring stands on her chair holding her hand high, showing her ring proudly. This Ring Day Pounding tradition is one way that students show their excitement for the upcoming ceremony.

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