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SMWC students break cultural boundaries to explore music therapy in a distant land

SMWC professor Sharon Boyle, along with two SMWC music therapy students, participated in a summer immersion experience known as the Jamaica Field Service Project (JAFSP). They volunteered in impoverished areas of Jamaica under supervision, while learning traditional Afro-Caribbean music, exploring the island’s lush terrain and probing the culture’s values and customs.

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SMWC’s Tuition Promise bucks the college tuition hike trend for the second year

SMWC’s Tuition Promise is a way for students and families to focus on the quality of their education, not the cost. It means that a steep tuition hike, like the University of Notre Dame’s 3.8 or Purdue University’s 3.5 percent tuition increases, won’t alarm SMWC students in the middle of their education.

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2012 Pomeroy soccer season preview

The Pomeroy soccer team enters the 2012 season with much anticipation and excitement after a busy recruiting season. The new-look Pomeroys will feature nine new faces to this year’s roster, including plenty of talent at every position. In addition, the Pomeroys will also feature nine returning veterans from last year’s team.

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Four-Star Series 2012-2013

The Four-Star Series at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College offers a diverse spectrum of performing arts and esteemed speakers who inspire, challenge and stimulate the imagination. Designed to enhance the College’s curriculum and to enrich cultural exploration, the series is an intricate part of the College’s history. Since its revival in 2008, the Four-Star Series has presented world-renowned lecturers, musicians and productions. All events are free of charge and open to the public.

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Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce names King as ATHENA Award recipient

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce named Dottie L. King, Ph.D., president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), as the winner of its prestigious 2012 Athena Award. The award was presented at its 99th annual meeting August 30, 2012.

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Welcome Class of 2016

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SMWC partners with the Higher Learning Commission and Lumina Foundation to pave the way for changes in higher education

SMWC is one of only three higher education institutions in Indiana chosen by the Higher Learning Commission to test the Lumina Foundation’s Degree Qualifications Profile, a new framework for creating commonly agreed upon values that enhance the quality and integrity of college degrees.

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Independent Music Awards winner, The Speedbumps, plays free, public concert at SMWC

The Speedbumps, a critically acclaimed indie rock band, is back at SMWC, ready to rock the Wabash Valley on Sept. 5, 2012, in the SMWC Little Theatre in Guerin Hall. The concert starts at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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Pomeroys strengthen basketball team with new recruits

The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's basketball team has added three more players to its 2012 recruiting class, head coach Deanna Bradley announced. Madeline Pea, Hailee Rittinger and Brandi McDaniel signed letters of intent and will join the Pomeroys for the 2012-13 season.

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Explore Your Future recap

People can tell you how great a place is, but the best way to know whether it's right for you is to see it for yourself. Over 25 families from all across the state of Indiana experienced SMWC at Explore Your Future Day.

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Woodsies impress during national leadership conference in Texas

From June 24-27, 2012, four members of SMWC’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) club competed in events, earned certifications and explored the rich history of San Antonio, Texas.

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SMWC featured in Terre Haute Living magazine

SMWC's leadership opportunities, liberal arts core, innovative use of technology and welcoming campus are described in three features in the July/August issue of Terre Haute Living magazine.

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