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SMWC Class of '64 raises record-breaking $1M

SMWC Class of '64 raises record-breaking $1M

The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Class of 1964, with over 50 of their alums at Reunion this year, celebrated the weekend by reaching their goal of $1 million in giving to the College over the past year. In the history of the College, a class has never reached that amount over the course of a year until now.

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Alums return to The Woods for Reunion

Alums return to The Woods for Reunion

A weekend of laughter, friendships, reminiscing, joyful tears and warm embraces – that’s what Reunion at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) means to the nearly 300 alums and guests who reunited at The Woods June 20-21, 2014.

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SMWC grad inspires future teachers

SMWC grad inspires future teachers

When graduates complete the education program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), they leave ready to educate, inspire and mold the young minds in their community. A perfect example of this is Kathy Campbell, of Eaton, Ohio, who graduated from SMWC in 2002. Campbell left The Woods ready to aspire higher, and her accomplishments since have demonstrated her dedication to her students. Campbell received the Hoosier Early Childhood Higher Education award at the annual Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children (IAEYC) conference this spring in Indianapolis, Ind.

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King Selects Chief External Relations Officer

King Selects Chief External Relations Officer

Dottie King, Ph.D., president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College named Rachel Leslie as chief external relations officer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) effective July 1, 2014. In this senior leadership role, Leslie will serve on the president’s cabinet.

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SMWC - leading college in human resource management

SMWC - leading college in human resource management

Preparing students for careers where they can make an immediate impact is the priority at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). The College recently announced that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that its Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program has renewal of alignment with SHRM’s “HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.” SMWC is one of only two Indiana colleges to meet the SHRM guidelines.

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It’s Lemonade Day

It’s Lemonade Day

The core principal of Lemonade Day is to provide every youth the opportunity to be an entrepreneur. Local youth and the community are invited to participate in a national lemonade stand event on May 31, 2014.

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Junior High Girls Aspire Higher at SMWC Summer Camps

Junior High Girls Aspire Higher at SMWC Summer Camps

As a women’s college, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is an expert in providing a nurturing environment where young women can try new things, persevere through setbacks and see that strength of character comes when you give something another try. Summer camps at SMWC build a foundation for a successful life. The summer camps at SMWC are designed to develop life skills, instill confidence and foster leadership skills. The week of June 23, SMWC is offering three summer camps designed specifically for junior high girls who want to aspire higher.

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SMWC alum awarded Volunteer of the Year

SMWC alum awarded Volunteer of the Year

One of the principles that Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) instills in its graduates is the commitment to service. Students are encouraged to volunteer their time to others in the spirit of giving in many ways at The Woods. This conviction develops in our students and stays with them long after they graduate. Vicki Barrett, 2001 graduate of SMWC, who embodies this value, recently received the Female Volunteer of the Year award from Junior Achievement of the Wabash Valley, Inc. at their annual dinner.

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College Success Workshops At The Woods

Making the right decisions about college can be complicated. That’s why there is the Vigo County “KnowHow2Go” College Success Workshops, a roadmap for preparing for the college experience.

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SMWC President’s contract extended

SMWC President’s contract extended

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) board of trustees voted at its May meeting to renew the contract of President Dottie King, Ph.D. keeping her at the helm for another three years. The unanimous board action signaled a strong and clear endorsement for King, who has been instrumental in leading and advancing the mission of the College.

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175th Commencement at The Woods

175th Commencement at The Woods

On Sat., May 3, 2014, seventy-six Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) students walked across the stage of Cecilian Auditorium with pride in their success and achievement. At The Woods, these campus, graduate, and Woods Online students have been empowered to lead with confidence in their community. They will forever be Woods women, and they will always aspire higher.

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1978 Graduate of the Woods receives Distinguished Alumna Award

1978 Graduate of the Woods receives Distinguished Alumna Award

Each year, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) honors one of its alumnae during commencement with the Distinguished Alumna Award. The award both honors the recipient and celebrates the prestige her accomplishments bring to the College. It is the highest honor the College bestows upon a graduate in recognition of her noteworthy achievements and valuable professional and personal contributions. During the SMWC commencement ceremony on Sat., May 3, the title of 2014 Distinguished Alumna was awarded to Cindy Hux Martin, 1978 graduate of The Woods.

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