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SMWC makes coed decision

The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to become fully coeducational at its May 1, 2015, meeting. The board has been in intensive deliberations about coeducation for a year

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SMWC Launches Nursing

SMWC nursing program broadens its impact on the healthcare industry by preparing the next generation of caring, professional nurses. Applications are now being accepted for August 2015.

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A New Chapter

At 63 years old, Cindy Ely never thought she would have a publicist. But then again, she never thought she would be a published author either.

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SMWC announces Dr. Theresa L. Gioannini Endowment for Women in Science, awards student Gioannini Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

SMWC announces Dr. Theresa L. Gioannini Endowment for Women in Science, awards student Gioannini Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) announced its first endowed fellowship for undergraduate research honoring the life of Theresa L. Gioannini, Ph.D., scientist, teacher and 1971 Woods graduate. Gioannini passed away in January 2014. Through the generosity and love for his wife, Jerry Weiss, Ph.D., established the Gioannini Endowment for Women in Science. With this endowment, SMWC is able to offer a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Gioannini's memory.

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177th Commencement -- over 90 students receive degrees from SMWC

The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) 177th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 2, 2015, represented the culmination of students’ academic achievement and personal growth

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SMWC prepares local juniors for life after high school

SMWC prepares local juniors for life after high school

KnowHow2Go at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) prepares area high school juniors for college and beyond. This year’s Learn More Indiana campaign has shifted from college readiness to career readiness. Juniors from Terre Haute South High School will participate in the event at SMWC on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Helping Wabash Valley voices be heard -- one letter at a time

Helping Wabash Valley voices be heard -- one letter at a time

“The world won't become a better place unless people do something. There are many opportunities out there to have your voice heard and aspire higher.” These are the words of a freshman at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Nichole Willey is a freshman who already understands the value of service learning – a freshman who participated in the alternative spring break trip. Fourteen SMWC students and staff traveled to Washington, D.C., during spring break to volunteer at various locations and hand-deliver letters to Indiana senators.

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Woods Online paralegal program fills need in job market

Woods Online paralegal program fills need in job market

In the next decade, the amount of jobs in the paralegal profession is expected to grow 17 percent faster than the average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s a projected nearly 47,000 new jobs in the field. And Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is dedicated to placing students directly into those positions through its Woods Online paralegal program.

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Faculty Recognized for Excellence

On Faculty Appreciation Day, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the campus community recognized the work of the faculty and celebrated their many accomplishments.

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Bike Share Program Kicks Off

No bike. No problem. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College launches Pomeroy Pedals, a bike share program for faculty staff and students.

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SMWC Honors Distinguished Alums

This award honors individuals who have a love for The Woods, have a vision, which perpetuates our case, and are actively involved in helping the College achieve its mission.

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SMWC Celebrates 177th Commencement

SMWC Celebrates 177th Commencement

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) celebrates its 177th commencement on May 2, 2015. The traditional baccalaureate mass begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Approximately 90 students are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony, which will begin at 2 p.m. in the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center, Hamilton Arena.

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