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LaComba and Hendrix honored for outstanding service

LaComba and Hendrix honored for outstanding service

Congratulations to Kim LaComba and Stacey Hendrix, two members of the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College staff who were recognized this week for their accomplishments in higher education.

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The tradition continues -- SMWC Ring Day

The tradition continues -- SMWC Ring Day

The year 2012 marked the 90th Ring Ceremony at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Ring Day has been one of most highly anticipated events of the student’s college experience.

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Considering Woods Online

Considering Woods Online

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Alejandra Tellez signs letter of intent with The Woods

Alejandra Tellez signs letter of intent with The Woods

Tellez’s talents as a smooth technical player and tenacious defender are well-known in northwest Indiana. Her academic accomplishments are even greater.

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SMWC to lead environmental cleanup

The Sustainability Club at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College enhances the quality of life on campus and in the community with a number of sustainability initiatives. The club invites the Wabash Valley community to join them in its second annual cleanup effort at the Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area. It will take place along the west bank of the Wabash River between Terre Haute and West Terre Haute. Operation:Wabashiki is scheduled for Sunday, April 15, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The Woods showing documentary “Sound of Mumbai: The Musical”

The Woods showing documentary “Sound of Mumbai: The Musical”

Music has the power to change lives. This is certainly the hope of the poverty-stricken children in the documentary “The Sound of Mumbai: A Musical.” A showing of the film will be on April 11, 2012, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), in the Cecilian Auditorium, at 7 p.m.

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O’Rourke-Dyer named VP of Advancement at The Woods

O’Rourke-Dyer named VP of Advancement at The Woods

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen O’Rourke-Dyer as vice president for advancement, with responsibility for development, alumnae/i relations and advancement services. She begins her duties on April 2, 2012.

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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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