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Summer Camp at The Woods

Summer Camp at The Woods

Girls and boys learn leadership skills, make new friends, discover new interests and build self-esteem in a safe and beautiful environment in summer camps at Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Young people gain valuable hands-on experience through a variety of summer camps giving them irreplaceable experiences: exploring a natural habitat, discovering the world of technology, developing horse care and riding skills, seeing the world differently through photography, considering careers in health care, nurturing creativity through music and theatre and learning about bike safety and maintenance.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College competes in National Academic Ethics Bowl

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College competes in National Academic Ethics Bowl

Demonstrating reasoning ability and critical thinking to debate ethical issues and attain the best moral decision, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Ethics Bowl team finished in ninth place at the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, an initiative of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE), on February 21, 2016. The Woods was one of 36 final teams advancing out of ten regional competitions from across the United States. SMWC tied for ninth place, missing advancement to the finals by only ten points.

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Horse: A Way of Life

Horse: A Way of Life

"It's more than just riding horses," Sara Schulz, department chair of equine studies at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) said about the College's equine program. And indeed, it is much, much more. SMWC is the only college in the state and one of approximately 20 colleges in the U.S. to offer a Bachelor of Science in Equine Studies. It's a unique program with so much more than meets the eye.

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SMWC Supports New Initiative for Adults to Complete College Degrees

See how Saint Mary-of-the-Woods is supporting the #YouCanGoBack initiative.

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SMWC Grad Promoted to Campus President

Harrison College’s Lafayette campus has a new leader in Cindy Clampitt, a MLD graduate.

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The Woods presents Odd?Rod, storyteller and poet

The Woods presents Odd?Rod, storyteller and poet

In honor of Black History Month, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) hosts Odd?Rod, a performance poet and motivational speaker, on February 23, 2016 at 8:30 p.m., in the Woods Student Center in Rooney Library.

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SMWC hosts award-winning one-woman comedy

SMWC hosts award-winning one-woman comedy

13 characters, 1 hour, 1 actress. “They Call Me Q” is an emotionally charged comedy play presented by one woman – Qurrat Ann Kadwani. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is proud to promote diversity awareness by presenting “They Call Me Q” on February 11, 2016, at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater of Guerin Hall.

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The Woods Celebrates Black History Month with Musical "Blues in the Night"

Presented by the Music and Theatre Department to celebrate Black History Month SMWC selected the musical "Blues in the Night."

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SMWC Among Nation's Best for Veterans

See how Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College recognizes the unique needs of military personnel in pursuing a college degree.

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SMWC students provide free tax assistance

SMWC students provide free tax assistance

Tax season is upon us. These words have a way of making the best of us feel inferior, especially if the only time you think about taxes is when it's time to file. For those who need assistance with tax returns, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) provides the services of trained volunteers to those who qualify.

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Woods Online Nationally Ranked

SMWC’s Woods Online undergraduate program is included in the rankings of 290 institutions nationwide.

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Affordability of a private education

Affordability of a private education

In the changing landscape of today’s education, “private” no longer equates to “unaffordable.” In fact, private colleges are now more competitive with public institutions than ever before. Private institutions generally have a higher sticker price. However, in some cases, a private education may actually have a lower out-of-pocket cost after financial aid is factored in.

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