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SMWC honors Anne Coveney at dedication ceremony

SMWC honors Anne Coveney at dedication ceremony

Just south of the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is a beautiful terrace overlooking a garden area. On September 19, 2015, a crowd gathered in this reflective space to celebrate the life of Anne Marie Coveney, 1979 SMWC alum and friend of the College.

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Award-winning folk group to perform at SMWC

Award-winning folk group to perform at SMWC

The Speedbumps, indie folk group, comes to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), Cecilian Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m. The Speedbumps, from Kent, Ohio, will bring their Midwest vibes and folk-rock groove to The Woods for this fall concert.

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SMWC hosts STEM conference for middle school girls

SMWC hosts STEM conference for middle school girls

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) will host the eighth annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference for girls in middle school on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics™ (EYH) conferences nurture girls’ interest in science and math courses to encourage them to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The conference is open to girls in grades 6-8 and their parents, teachers or troop leaders. Through exciting and interactive hands-on workshops, participants learn that studying STEM can be fun.

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SMWC President Receives Torchbearer Award

“A woman who leads by example to foster and promote leadership through her passion for life-long learning and her commitment to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.”

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Off the track and into a new home

In Indiana, the equine industry generates more than $2 billion each year; horse racing accounts for the biggest portion of that. So what happens to those revenue-generating race horses after they retire? Many find opportunities for new homes and off-the-track careers; some find it through the Mari Hulman George Equine Adoption at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Although the adoptable horses from the Mari Hulman George Circle S Ranch are retiring from racing, they have the potential to be successful in a variety of off-the-track careers. The third annual adoption will take place on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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SMWC Music and Theatre Department presents "The View from Here"

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Music and Theatre Department is proud to present Margaret Dulaney’s “The View from Here,” Friday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 11 in Cecilian Auditorium on campus.

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There's No Place Like SMWC

On Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) alums clicked their heels together, saying “There’s no place like … SMWC.” Over 200 faculty, staff, alums, students, friends and family gathered for Homecoming 2015, which carried the theme, “There’s No Place Like Home.”

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SMWC wins national fundraising award

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has been selected as recipient of a 2015 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Educational Fundraising Award for Overall Improvement

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Leadership program accepting applications

Leadership program accepting applications

The Wabash Valley Leadership Institute (WVLI) announces its third cohort scheduled for Nov. 16-20, 2015, on the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Applications are being accepted until Oct. 2, 2015. The WVLI is looking for community members who are ready to be awesome, to be trail blazers for their organizations and the community – people who are ready to become better leaders, communicators, facilitators and collaborators.

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U.S. News ranks SMWC, again

U.S. News ranks SMWC, again

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) ranks within the top 25 the Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

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Pomeroy Wellness Program honored at Annual Chamber Meeting

Pomeroy Wellness Program honored at Annual Chamber Meeting

The Pomeroy Wellness Program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is an innovative and collaborative program that has begun to shape a healthier community in the Wabash Valley. The efforts of the program were recognized at the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce 102nd Annual Meeting as the winner of the Community Health and Wellness Champion Award.

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SMWC launches strategic plan

The College officially launched its 2015 Strategic Plan titled “Aspire Higher.” The strategic plan expresses the vision and strategy that sets a clear direction for the College.

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