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SMWC partners with the Higher Learning Commission and Lumina Foundation to pave the way for changes in higher education

SMWC is one of only three higher education institutions in Indiana chosen by the Higher Learning Commission to test the Lumina Foundation’s Degree Qualifications Profile, a new framework for creating commonly agreed upon values that enhance the quality and integrity of college degrees.

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Independent Music Awards winner, The Speedbumps, plays free, public concert at SMWC

The Speedbumps, a critically acclaimed indie rock band, is back at SMWC, ready to rock the Wabash Valley on Sept. 5, 2012, in the SMWC Little Theatre in Guerin Hall. The concert starts at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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Pomeroys strengthen basketball team with new recruits

The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) women's basketball team has added three more players to its 2012 recruiting class, head coach Deanna Bradley announced. Madeline Pea, Hailee Rittinger and Brandi McDaniel signed letters of intent and will join the Pomeroys for the 2012-13 season.

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Explore Your Future recap

People can tell you how great a place is, but the best way to know whether it's right for you is to see it for yourself. Over 25 families from all across the state of Indiana experienced SMWC at Explore Your Future Day.

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Woodsies impress during national leadership conference in Texas

From June 24-27, 2012, four members of SMWC’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) club competed in events, earned certifications and explored the rich history of San Antonio, Texas.

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SMWC featured in Terre Haute Living magazine

SMWC's leadership opportunities, liberal arts core, innovative use of technology and welcoming campus are described in three features in the July/August issue of Terre Haute Living magazine.

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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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