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Dulce Chavez signs letter of intent with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is proud to announce that Dulce Chavez signed a letter of intent to accept a soccer scholarship with the Pomeroys on Monday, July 16, 2012 at SMWC.

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Indiana Private College Week proclaimed by the governor's office

The Office of the Governor has proclaimed July 23-27, 2012, as Indiana Private College Week. During this special week, all 31 private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the state are opening their campus doors to students, parents, and any others interested in the college selection and admissions process.

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Woodsie crowned Putnam County Fair queen

A new queen rode into the Putnam County Fair wearing a smile as big as her crown. SMWC sophomore education major and award-winning western equestrian rider Sarah New,from Filmore, Ind., prevailed over 12 other exceptional candidates for the title of Putnam County Fair Queen on July 14, 2012.

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Discover the value of a Woods education (and its $29.4 million economic impact) during Indiana Private College Week

During Private College Week, from July 23-27, 2012, ICI campuses across the state, including SMWC, will throw open their doors to students, parents and anyone interested in learning more about a private college education.

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Local children get a college start with “Camp at The Woods”

Like little Lewis and Clarks, children ages 6-14 traversed the campus from June 25-27, 2012, in one of three new day camps offered at The Woods – robotics, equestrian and nature. Campers in each group enjoyed lunch as well as before and after care. Inside the classrooms, campers used college technology and equipment for experiments and interactive projects. Outside, the children explored SMWC’s beautiful wooded campus.

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A new twist on leadership creates fresh perspectives in Indianapolis businesses

With a new twist on leadership, MLD students are creating ripples in many prominent Indianapolis companies. Employees from General Electric, Hawker Beechcraft, Hoosier Energy, PepsiCo Frito-Lay, YMCA and a whole charge of forces from Eli Lilly have seized the most recent MLD Indianapolis cohort.

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Pioneering a source for awareness, preventing violence

Pioneering a source for awareness, preventing violence

All too often, young women and men dive into a new relationship quickly, seriously and with eyes half open. With this blind leap of faith comes the risk of dating a complete stranger, or worse, a dangerous enemy. Myra Spearman of Gary, Ind., a current Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) student with the Woods Online paralegal studies program, has experienced this vulnerability firsthand.

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SMWC team competes at national conference

Four members of the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) team set out to compete at the national Future Business Leaders of America- (FBLA) Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas on June 24-27.

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SMWC uses grant to help local museum educate kids about bees

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) has recently been awarded a $15,000 Empowerment Grant from the Motorola Mobility Foundation, for an innovative internship entitled Mobile Museum Developers Using Gamification and Crowdsourcing. For this virtual, multidisciplinary internship, both online and campus students will work together to create a brand new bee exhibit for the not-for-profit Terre Haute Children’s Museum.

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SMWC launches new minor in equine therapy

SMWC launches new minor in equine therapy

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, known for distinguished programs with creative techniques in mental health (art therapy and music therapy), will unveil a new minor in the fall of 2012, where undergraduate students can explore the use of horses to promote growth, learning and psychological well-being.

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Let the Image Speak: The Master of Art Therapy Art Thesis Exhibition

Painted masks float above plaster hands and altered books. From a delicate paper puppet to an alpaca fiber tree, the creativity and professionalism of these exhibits reflect the diversity of the program and its students.

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King joins Indiana Girls Collaborative Project

King joins Indiana Girls Collaborative Project

As the newest member of the Indiana Girls Collaborative Project Champions Board, Dottie L. King, Ph.D., president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), is joining the effort to breakdown gender divides in science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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