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April 27th, 2015
“The world won't become a better place unless people do something. There are many opportunities out there to have your voice heard and aspire higher.” These are the words of a freshman at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Nichole Willey is a freshman who already understands the value of service learning – a freshman who participated in the alternative spring break trip. Fourteen SMWC students and staff traveled to Washington, D.C., during spring break to volunteer at various locations and hand-deliver letters to Indiana senators.
April 27th, 2015
In the next decade, the amount of jobs in the paralegal profession is expected to grow 17 percent faster than the average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s a projected nearly 47,000 new jobs in the field. And Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is dedicated to placing students directly into those positions through its Woods Online paralegal program.
April 24th, 2015
On Faculty Appreciation Day, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the campus community recognized the work of the faculty and celebrated their many accomplishments.
April 23rd, 2015
No bike. No problem. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College launches Pomeroy Pedals, a bike share program for faculty staff and students.
April 22nd, 2015
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.
April 15th, 2015
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.
April 13th, 2015
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.
April 6th, 2015
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.
April 2nd, 2015
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.
March 27th, 2015
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.
March 23rd, 2015
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.
March 20th, 2015
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.