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The Presidential Corps: Campus ambassadors

The Presidential Corps: Campus ambassadors

At Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, all students play an important role in representing their college to the community. But only the 15 young women who make up the Presidential Corps have the distinct honor of acting as representatives to the college’s president.

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International program strengthens student experiences at The Woods

International program strengthens student experiences at The Woods

Charlene Gerdes, a pre-law student at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, wanted to step outside of her comfort zone. “I wanted to be challenged on a daily basis,” Gerdes said. By participating in The Woods’ study abroad program, she has been able to do so, leaving the comfort of The Woods behind to spend a semester enjoying an entirely different educational experience.

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SMWC's exceptional personal attention forms a connection from the start

SMWC's exceptional personal attention forms a connection from the start

Individual attention from SMWC faculty and staff encourages students to succeed in and out of the classroom. It gives them the confidence to speak up, a feeling of individuality and makes faculty more relatable. “You don’t get treated like a number [at The Woods],” sophomore Jessica McManus said. McManus, as well as many other students, learned first-hand that this one-of-a-kind personal touch is the custom at The Woods.

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Equine Holiday Ride At The Woods

Equine Holiday Ride At The Woods

At Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, traditions abound. Yet, none quite like the tradition of the annual Equine Holiday Ride on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. The seniors, faculty, staff and special guests of the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Department of Equine Studies ride majestic horses singing Christmas carols as they journey across the campus. Students and their horses will be decorated in holiday garb. The public and the campus community are welcome to enjoy the sound of jingle bells, clip-clop of the horses hooves and Christmas carols to celebrate the season.

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SMWC Student Motivates Fans During NBA Lockout

SMWC Student Motivates Fans During NBA Lockout

When Jenna Schulz is at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, she is a typical student. When she’s out with the Pacemates, she’s a star.

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SMWC Partners with National Center for Women & Information Technology

SMWC Partners with National Center for Women & Information Technology

Building Future Technologies-club

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From theory to reality: SMWC students explore diverse teaching methods during the Urban Education Field Experience

SMWC education majors tour diverse Indianapolis, Ind., schools to see innovative teaching methods in action.

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Sounds of the Season at The Woods

A Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) annual holiday tradition returns on as the Chorale and Madrigals present “Christmas in France” on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 3 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

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SMWC junior takes first place at USCAA national championship, team places third overall

Junior Stephanie Runyon takes home the USCAA cross country national champion ship title and the SMWC Pomeroys take third place overall.

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SMWC Cross Country team races to nationals for the third year in a row

SMWC's Cross Country Team, USCAA national champions two years in a row, defend their title Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 in Lake Placid, NY.

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SMWC’s Art Therapy program receives national recognition

After seven rigorous years of self-studies, evaluations and analysis, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s (SMWC) Master of Art Therapy program scored a coveted blue ribbon of excellence–educational approval from the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

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The Woods participates in Veterans Day remembrance

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) will take part in the nationwide effort to honor American service women and men who died in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past 10 years.

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