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Jabali Afrika to perform at The Woods

Jabali Afrika to perform at The Woods

Keyna’s afro-rock group, Jabali Afrika, brings a distinctive sound of powerful percussions and big vocal harmonies. They will perform at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Four-Star Series on April 3, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the Cecilian Auditorium.

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A vacation that changes lives: Woods students help children during spring break

SMWC students spent their spring break, March 10-16, 2012, helping New Orleans Head Start teachers by cleaning rooms, monitoring children and setting up activities. They worked one-on-one with children by reading books, supervising play and getting directly involved in their activities.

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Trading vacation for volunteering: SMWC group dives into the tornado cleanup effort for spring break

On March 13 and 15, more than 20 SMWC students, staff and alumnae trekked down to tornado ravaged parts of southern Indiana with donations, supplies and helping hands.

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Rachel Leslie named advancement director

Rachel Leslie named advancement director

In her new role, Leslie will support advancement efforts of the College in alumnae/i relations, annual giving, major and planned giving, grants development, donor stewardship, research, and data management. She will manage comprehensive advancement programs with the goal of increasing philanthropic support.

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$10,000 Pittcon grant expands technology access in SMWC science labs

SMWC is one of 12 schools to receive funding for new technology upgrades in the science labs from the Pittsburgh Conference (Pittcon) Memorial National College Grant.

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Four-Star Series presents Vera Bradley

Four-Star Series presents Vera Bradley

The Vera Bradley company, a leader in fashionable quilted handbags, luggage and accessories, will be featured at the Four-Star Series at SMWC. Jill Nichols, executive vice president for Vera Bradley, will deliver and engaging presentation on the Vera Bradley story on March 21, 2012. The event is free and open to the public.

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New technology transforms students from beginners to Beethovens

SMWC received a $7000 grant from the Westerman Foundation to upgrade the equipment in the College's music technology lab.

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Future Teachers of America share love of reading

Future Teachers of America share love of reading

Making a difference in the lives of children is what teachers do across the country every day. Future Teachers of America, a student organization at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), shared their love of reading with West Vigo Elementary School by reading “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss.

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Students earn scholarships by exploring computers at an Indiana conference

Inspired by their passion for discovery and technology, ten students from SMWC uncovered a gold mine of information at the Indiana Celebration of Women in Computing (InWIC) conference in Spencer, Ind., on Feb. 10-11, 2012.

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Gresham named Outstanding Career Development Professional

Gresham named Outstanding Career Development Professional

Leader. Innovator. Educator. These three words are repeatedly used to describe Susan Gresham, recently named the Outstanding Career Development Professional by Indiana INTERNnet, the statewide resource for internship opportunities from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

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SMWC ranked 7th in the nation for Facebook engagement

SMWC has the seventh most engaging college Facebook page in the nation, according to a study by BlueFuego, an Indianapolis-based higher education marketing firm.

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SMWC equine career fair helps students prepare for the workforce

SMWC equine career fair helps students prepare for the workforce

The Mane Event career fair at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) helps equine students prepare for careers in the horse industry. SMWC will host the third annual event on Wed., Feb. 29, 2012, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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