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Woodsies participate in Ring Day ceremony

“Her ring we take, of us a part, encircling fingers young ‘round her heart. I pledge to her, a ring to keep, like Woods is lovely, dark and deep. And I have promises and miles to go.” With these words, part of the Ring Song, the 92nd annual Ring Day ceremony at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) concluded. Echoes of the recipients’ collective voices beautifully fell on the hush of the audience in the Church of Immaculate Conception on Sat., March 22, 2014.

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Ring Day - an emotional event for Woods Students

Ring Day - an emotional event for Woods Students

The 92nd annual Ring Day tradition at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) took place at the Church of Immaculate Conception on Sat., March 22, 2014.

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Woodsies anticipate 92nd annual Ring Day

It’s a moment that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) students look forward to from their very first day as a Woodsie, some long before they become a student.

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Women, Leadership and Women's College

During Women’s History Month in March, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will continue its tradition of “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment.” Exemplary women abound worldwide and right here in our own hometowns.

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SMWC demonstrates Art Therapy at Terre Haute Veterans Expo

SMWC demonstrates Art Therapy at Terre Haute Veterans Expo

Art therapy can bring awareness to a patient’s idea of self. It has the capability to give a voice to those who may have lost their ability to communicate effectively after trauma.

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Artist Sharon Boehl at SMWC Art Gallery

Artist Sharon Boehl at SMWC Art Gallery

An old barn door covered in vines hangs by one hinge, years of use evident in its weathered appearance. A black cat peaks through rusted wire amid a pile of old tools. These are just a few images currently on display in the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Art Gallery that speak for the artist’s unique perspective.

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Woods Online student tackles educational challenge

Through state standards and classroom materials, a Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SWMC) intern recently helped the Terre Haute Children’s Museum translate the educational value that they provide to children for educators in the area.

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The Woods adds environmental science

The future of humans, society and the Earth is going to hinge on the appropriate use of natural resources, innovative ideas and conservation. It is with this in mind that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) adds the environmental science as a bachelor’s degree program for the fall of 2014 on campus and online.

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Equine Opportunities Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

The horse industry is very entrepreneurial. Even the multi-million dollar operations are considered small businesses due to their often small number of employees. Jobs in the sector are usually not posted in the classifieds. It’s word of mouth. Networking is essential to succeeding in the equine industry, and networking is exactly what Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) and the Indiana Horse Council will offer students at the Mane Event – Equine Professional Applications on Fri., Feb. 28, 2014.

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Gardner named USCAA Player of the Week

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College freshman basketball player Ja’Breena Gardner was named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Women’s Division I Player of the Week, the national office announced on Tuesday, Feb 4.

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Woods Students join global campaign for justice

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) joins with activists around the world for One Billion Rising for Justice. The campaign will build upon the energy and momentum that was created in February 2013 when one billion activists in 207 countries and territories came together to rise, strike, and dance, in the biggest mass action in human history, to demand an end to violence against women and girls. Last year, nearly 100 people participated in the event at The Woods.

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The Woods presents "Nunsense"

A comedic spin on a fictional tragedy is the basis for this year’s spring musical at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). The SMWC Music and Theatre Department presents Dan Goggin’s 1985 musical comedy, “Nunsense,” on Feb. 27 through March 2, 2014, at the Cecilian Auditorium.

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