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Shaner breaks all-time scoring record

It took ten years and ten months – a new record has finally been broken by one player on the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) basketball team. On Friday, December 28, 2012, Brittney Shaner became the all-time individual leading scorer in SMWC basketball history. She surpassed the mark during the game against Indiana Tech at the SportONE Shootout tournament in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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Six Appeal comes to SMWC

Swearing off instruments, Six Appeal uses a cappella singing to span decades of classic oldies, current chart toppers, and catchy original tunes. Six Appeal will share their distinctive style at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College on January 10, 2012, at 8 p.m., in the Cecilian Auditorium.

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The Woods presents National Players in "Animal Farm"

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College presents “Animal Farm” by the National Players, as the next installment of its esteemed Four-Star Series of events. National Players, the nation’s longest-running classical touring company, will perform its unique version of George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” on January 16, 2012, in the Cecilian Auditorium on campus at 7 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

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The Woods' first winter commencement

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College graduates officially turned their tassels and received their diplomas during the institution's first winter commencement ceremony. For the first time in the College’s 172-year history, administrators, faculty, staff, students and parents were on hand to take part in the event that was held due to the increased number of graduates and their families during the spring commencement.

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Kim LaComba recognized by INADE for outstanding service to students

In late October, LaComba received the Outstanding Service to Students Award at the Indiana Association of Developmental Education’s (INADE) annual conference.

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Woods Online among top 10 largest Indiana online programs

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Equine holiday ride at The Woods

This time of year, traditions are everywhere, but there’s nothing like the distinctive annual equine holiday ride at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). On Monday, December 10, 2012, the seniors, faculty, staff and special guests of the SMWC Department of Equine Studies will ride majestic horses, singing Christmas carols as they journey across the campus.

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SMWC senior wins USCAA cross country championship again

A leader on and off the track, Stephanie Runyon takes home the USCAA cross country national championship title for the second year in a row.

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“Leaders Bound Together” – A recap of the SMWC student senate’s leadership summit

To ensure that all students leave these halls with diverse leadership tools, SMWC’s student senate hosted the second annual all-day leadership summit, “Leaders Bound Together: Building Relationships that Nurture Leadership,” in November.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College holds first winter commencement

For the first time in the College’s 172-year history, SMWC graduates will turn their tassels and receive their degrees during the institution's first ever winter commencement ceremony. The ceremony will be held Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 1:15 p.m., in Cecilian Auditorium. During the ceremony, nearly 80 students from 10 states are expected to receive undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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SMWC theatre professor wins lifetime achievement award

Professor of Theatre Sharon Ammen, Ph.D., received the Lifetime Award for Artistic Scholarship from the National Communication Association’s theatre, film and multimedia division during a conference in Orlando, Fla., from Nov. 14-18, 2012.

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Celebrate the season

A Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College annual holiday tradition returns on as the Chorale and Madrigals present “Lullabies and Carols” on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 3 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

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