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SMWC receives advertising award

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College received a silver award from the “Higher Education Marketing Report” 28th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. The full-page ad publicly announced the launch of the College’s campaign to build a sports and recreation center titled the Pomeroy Pride Campaign.

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Kent State University Chorale to present at The Woods

The Kent State University (KSU) Chorale of Kent, Ohio will present a concert on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 7:30 pm at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Cecilian Auditorium. The program will feature William Byrd’s Ave verum corpus, Josquin des Prez’ Tu pauperum refugium, Haydn’s The Heaven’s Are Telling, Brahms’s O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf, Britten’s I Lov’d a Lass and Lift Boy, a set of Chinese folk songs and more. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Ring Day 2013

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Ring Day has been one of most highly anticipated events of the student’s college experience. This 91st year is no exception.

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Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Scholarship winners awarded

Service. Leadership. Commitment. These three words describe the ten outstanding young women who were awarded the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Scholarship, the most prestigious scholarship at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC).

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It’s Lemonade Day, Again

Local youth will once again participate in a national lemonade stand event on May 18, 2013. Lemonade Day is a free, nation-wide program dedicated to teaching children how to start, own and operate their own business through the simple and time-honored act of building and running a lemonade stand. Young entrepreneurs will hit the streets and learn a valuable lesson for business success in their youth: don’t wait to find a job, create one.

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Math conference opens eyes of SMWC students

Is math an abstract concept, or a matter of life and death? Three students from Saint Mary-of-the Woods College (SMWC) learned more about the importance of mathematics at the 14th Annual Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln on January 25-27, 2013. This event allows outstanding women undergraduates to mingle with a select group of current women graduate students and professional women in math related fields.

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Local Senior Receives Prestigious Guerin Scholarship

Terre Haute North High School senior, Jordan Bray, has been selected as the winner of the Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Scholarship at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC).

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SMWC helps discover the next generation’s top researchers

Who will discover the cure for cancer? Who will develop a renewable source of energy? Who will reach out to touch the farthest star in the universe or gaze at the inner workings of the smallest cell? Maybe it will be an Indiana high school student. Who will encourage that student to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, or math? Perhaps it will be Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.

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Dressed for Success at SMWC’s Job Boutique

It’s an all-too-common scenario. A recent college graduate faces her first job interview. She opens her closet door and sifts through the jeans, hoodies, and tank tops she owns. She knows it’s important to dress nicely for her interview, but with student debt and a part-time job, she can’t afford a new outfit. What can she do? Thankfully, the Career Development Center at Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) has a solution.

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Sustainability Club Talks Trash

Emma Bird is passionate about trash. Or more accurately, as the president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods’ Sustainability Club, she’s passionate about seeing less of it. Along with the other members of the club, Bird, a social science history concentration major from West Terre Haute, Ind., encourages SMWC students to adopt sustainable habits. This semester, the club is involved in several projects both on campus and in the community.

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Equine career fair help students prepare for workforce

Workshops, networking, demonstrations, horses and more horses all make up the Mane Event at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). This unique program on March 1, 2013, will provide equine students the opportunity to meet horse enthusiasts as well as prospective employers and to learn about internships, part-time and full-time employment opportunities. There will be a panel discussion moderated by Chris Marks, Ph. D., professor and department chair of equine studies at SMWC, and sessions led by industry professionals offering tips and one-on-one career advice.

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The Woods Sign Agreement with Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) and Illinois Eastern Community College (IECC) system, have signed articulation agreements providing a seamless path for the community college students to transfer their associate’s degrees to complete a bachelor’s degree at SMWC. The IECC includes Lincoln Trail College, Olney Central College, Wabash Valley College, and Frontier Community College.

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