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177th Commencement -- over 90 students receive degrees from SMWC

The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) 177th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2015, represented the culmination of students’ academic achievement and personal growth

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SMWC prepares local juniors for life after high school

SMWC prepares local juniors for life after high school

KnowHow2Go at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) prepares area high school juniors for college and beyond. This year’s Learn More Indiana campaign has shifted from college readiness to career readiness. Juniors from Terre Haute South High School will participate in the event at SMWC on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Helping Wabash Valley voices be heard -- one letter at a time

Helping Wabash Valley voices be heard -- one letter at a time

“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.

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Woods Online paralegal program fills need in job market

Woods Online paralegal program fills need in job market

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.

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Faculty Recognized for Excellence

On Faculty Appreciation Day, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the campus community recognized the work of the faculty and celebrated their many accomplishments.

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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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