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SMWC students host leadership summit

Conflict resolution, group dynamics and networking tactics are just a few of the topics covered at the annual student leadership summit at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Sponsored by the student senate, the summit aims to engage students around one common purpose: “Leaders Bound Together: Building Relationships That Nurture Leadership."

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Learn more about MLD during info sessions on Nov. 28

Learn more about SMWC’s one-year, online hybrid Master of Leadership Development (MLD) program during an open information session on Nov. 28, 2012, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Clabber Girl or from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Vigo County Public Library.

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International scientist to speak at The Woods

Drawn to the mysteries of tropical rain forests and dedicated to a life of scientific expeditions in the treetops, Margaret Lowman, Ph.D., pioneered the science of canopy ecology. She will share her experiences at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Four Star Series on November 2, 2012, in Cecilian Auditorium at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Woods senior interns with president of Kosovo

A 24-hour trip around the world is a lot of time for reflection. After spending the summer as an intern for the president of Kosovo, Leonora “Nora” Dalipi, a human resource management senior at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), had a lot to reflect on.

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Save time and money earning both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in only 4 years at SMWC

Set to launch in fall 2013, SMWC’s new 3+1 Leadership Development program creates more marketable graduates through a new in a 4-year accelerated business-based bachelor’s and master’s program.

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Learn about science, technology, engineering and math at The Woods

Girls in sixth through eighth grades are invited to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) during the fifth annual Expanding Your Horizons conference at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) on November 3, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The Woods launches $11M campaign

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College embarks on an $11M campaign aimed at enriching the total college experience and increasing recruitment efforts by building a sports and recreation center, according to President Dottie L. King, Ph.D. The College kicks off the campaign on Friday, October 12, 2012, with a gala fundraiser for donors and friends that highlights opportunities for supporters to become involved. The College has raised $6.5 million of the funds needed to build the facility during the quiet phase of the campaign.

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A SMART way to learn: SMWC upgrades student success – both campus and distance – with new technology

Guided by the director of SMWC’s learning resource center, Kimberly LaComba, tutors can access a distance student’s computer and help them solve an equation, edit an essay or practice for a test – all in real time. With the help of a grant from the Clara Fairbanks Foundation, SMWC upgraded the LRC’s technology to include a SMART board.

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Town Mountain performs at The Woods

Thanks to their relatable, unforgettable lyrics and their impressive stage presence and swagger, Town Mountain manages to rise above many of bluegrass bands touring today. Town Mountain will perform their distinctive sound at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Four-Star Series on October 23, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., in the Cecilian Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.

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SMWC’s emphasis on STEM skills is a key ingredient to student success

Of the 20 fastest growing industries, 15 have a basis in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field. From the bank to the doctor, bridges to mobile phones, STEM-related decisions profoundly impact life on every level. That’s why SMWC provides students with access to incredible opportunities that can unleash their potential in STEM.

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Woods named "Military Friendly School"

When military personnel return home, or even while they are still serving overseas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is ready to help them earn a high-quality education. Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named SMWC to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list for the fourth consecutive year.

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A summer of science - three SMWC students conduct research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Three SMWC students spent the summer examining bionic limbs, super computers, fusion reactors, vertically-aligned carbon nanofibers and cyber security tools as interns at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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