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October 11th, 2012
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College embarks on an $11M campaign aimed at enriching the total college experience and increasing recruitment efforts by building a sports and recreation center, according to President Dottie L. King, Ph.D. The College kicks off the campaign on Friday, October 12, 2012, with a gala fundraiser for donors and friends that highlights opportunities for supporters to become involved. The College has raised $6.5 million of the funds needed to build the facility during the quiet phase of the campaign.
October 9th, 2012
A SMART way to learn: SMWC upgrades student success – both campus and distance – with new technology
Guided by the director of SMWC’s learning resource center, Kimberly LaComba, tutors can access a distance student’s computer and help them solve an equation, edit an essay or practice for a test – all in real time. With the help of a grant from the Clara Fairbanks Foundation, SMWC upgraded the LRC’s technology to include a SMART board.
October 2nd, 2012
Thanks to their relatable, unforgettable lyrics and their impressive stage presence and swagger, Town Mountain manages to rise above many of bluegrass bands touring today. Town Mountain will perform their distinctive sound at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Four-Star Series on October 23, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., in the Cecilian Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.
September 25th, 2012
Of the 20 fastest growing industries, 15 have a basis in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field. From the bank to the doctor, bridges to mobile phones, STEM-related decisions profoundly impact life on every level. That’s why SMWC provides students with access to incredible opportunities that can unleash their potential in STEM.
September 20th, 2012
When military personnel return home, or even while they are still serving overseas, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is ready to help them earn a high-quality education. Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named SMWC to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list for the fourth consecutive year.
September 19th, 2012
Three SMWC students spent the summer examining bionic limbs, super computers, fusion reactors, vertically-aligned carbon nanofibers and cyber security tools as interns at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
September 18th, 2012
Monique Bate Akoachere, Ph.D., an international biochemist who has traveled the world studying some of the deadliest diseases, namely malaria and anthrax, joins the Woods faculty as the new assistant professor of chemistry.
September 17th, 2012
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s Department of Music and Theatre presents “The Art of Dining” by Tina Howe, running October 4-7, 2012. In this comedy, Ellen is an accomplished gourmet cook and Callie is an accomplished devourer of her culinary creations. They have opened a new chic restaurant – The Golden Carousel -- and the audience is treated to an evening of mayhem as they strive to satisfy a group of eccentric diners
September 13th, 2012
Organized by Malia Mohan, SMWC's coordinator of campus ministry, students wrote thank you cards, prepared care packages and created camouflage rosaries for soldiers fighting overseas.
September 13th, 2012
Senator Robert Byrd passed a bill in 2004 designating September 17 as Constitution Day, commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. Additionally, the observance provides an opportunity to learn more about the founding document.
September 13th, 2012
SMWC’s Master of Leadership Development fuses a student’s values and goals with successful leadership techniques. These graduates not only change the way organizations think about leadership, they change the way leaders think about leadership.
September 12th, 2012
For the sixth consecutive year, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) once again prevails as one of the Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges guidebook. The exclusive rankings include more than 1,400 schools nationwide.