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SMWC launches Health and Wellness

SMWC launches Health and Wellness

The future of our society depends on the health of its people. In fact, Hans Rosling, global health expert and TED speaker, makes the argument that the health of the people determines the prosperity of the country. Understanding and promoting better health are the focal areas of the new health and wellness degree at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC).

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SMWC Volunteers Clean Up Wabashiki

SMWC Volunteers Clean Up Wabashiki

Each spring, The Woods Sustainability Club at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) makes it their mission to spend a day working to preserve the Wabashiki Wetlands through their initiative, Operation: Wabashiki. For the fourth year, student volunteers will put on their gloves for the wetland clean-up along Highway 40 in West Terre Haute, Ind.

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SMWC President speaks about leadership

SMWC President speaks about leadership

Although 89 percent of adult Americans report being comfortable with women in leadership, only 18 percent of leaders in America are female. This is just one of the eye-opening facts about women leadership that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) President Dottie King cited as keynote speaker at the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Hamilton Country Leadership Luncheon.

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SMWC joins Rural Health Innovation Collaborative

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SMWC students place in State Leadership Conference

SMWC students place in State Leadership Conference

The State Leadership Conference, hosted by Indiana Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), is an opportunity for young leaders to come together to compete, learn, network and receive recognition for their success. Recently, three Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Phi Beta Lambda members attended the conference in Indianapolis.

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Artist Elizabeth DeMoss at SMWC Art Gallery

Sculpture, photography, acrylic paint, graphic design – Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) senior graphic design major, Elizabeth DeMoss, has done it all. She introduced her designs to the public during an opening reception at the SMWC Art Gallery on March 19, 2014.

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Pomeroys participate in Ring Day ceremony

“Her ring we take, of us a part, encircling fingers young ‘round her heart. I pledge to her, a ring to keep, like Woods is lovely, dark and deep. And I have promises and miles to go.” With these words, part of the Ring Song, the 92nd annual Ring Day ceremony at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) concluded. Echoes of the recipients’ collective voices beautifully fell on the hush of the audience in the Church of Immaculate Conception on Sat., March 22, 2014.

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Ring Day - an emotional event for Woods Students

Ring Day - an emotional event for Woods Students

The 92nd annual Ring Day tradition at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) took place at the Church of Immaculate Conception on Sat., March 22, 2014.

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Pomeroys anticipate 92nd annual Ring Day

It’s a moment that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) students look forward to from their very first day as a Pomeroy, some long before they become a student.

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Women, Leadership and Women's College

During Women’s History Month in March, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will continue its tradition of “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment.” Exemplary women abound worldwide and right here in our own hometowns.

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SMWC demonstrates Art Therapy at Terre Haute Veterans Expo

SMWC demonstrates Art Therapy at Terre Haute Veterans Expo

Art therapy can bring awareness to a patient’s idea of self. It has the capability to give a voice to those who may have lost their ability to communicate effectively after trauma.

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Artist Sharon Boehl at SMWC Art Gallery

Artist Sharon Boehl at SMWC Art Gallery

An old barn door covered in vines hangs by one hinge, years of use evident in its weathered appearance. A black cat peaks through rusted wire amid a pile of old tools. These are just a few images currently on display in the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Art Gallery that speak for the artist’s unique perspective.

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