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Reflecting on the life of former SMWC trustee, Michael S. Ariens

Former Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) trustee and beloved friend of The Woods, Michael S. Ariens, passed away at age 83 on Saturday, Feb. 28 after a brave and courageous battle with cancer.

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Indiana high school students present STEM research at SMWC

Indiana high school students present STEM research at SMWC

The cure for cancer, the next big technological advancement, the future’s greatest scientific discovery – any of these could rest within the mind of an Indiana high school student, waiting for the opportunity to be developed. The Indiana Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (InJSHS), hosted at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) on March 5-7, 2015, may serve as the first step for participating Indiana high school students in realizing their own potential.

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SMWC alums

SMWC alums "Planting New Seeds" through Week of Service

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) alums serving in their own communities across the nation and the world – that is the vision behind the Week of Service, which will take place April 12-18, 2015. As part of the yearlong celebration of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s 175th anniversary, the National Alumnae/i Association is joining with the College and Sisters of Providence in organizing the Week of Service that will encourage alums to participate in community service projects in their respective areas.

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King Joins Board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College President Dottie King, Ph.D., has been appointed to the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) Board of Directors.

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SMWC professor receives GRAMMY award

SMWC professor receives GRAMMY award

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choirs Michael Boswell received a GRAMMY award for “Best Choral Performance” for his work with Conspirare, a professional choral organization in Austin, Texas, on their album, “The Sacred Spirit of Russia.”

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6th Annual Mane Event

6th Annual Mane Event

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) and The Indiana Horse Council present the 6th annual Mane Event – Equine Professional Applications, an equine networking opportunity and student job fair, on Fri., Feb. 27, 2015.

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SMWC Music and Theatre Department presents “The Taming of the Shrew”

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Music and Theatre Department proudly presents William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” Feb. 26-March 1, 2015 in the Cecilian Auditorium. A new take on Shakespeare's classic, “The Taming of the Shrew,” SMWC’s version provides an updated twist to the classic play.

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Women in Music

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College celebrates National Women’s History Month through music. Internationally acclaimed musician Lauren Pelon will appear in concert at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Cecilian Auditorium March 26, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

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Free City-Wide Tax Day

Free City-Wide Tax Day

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) has coordinated the first ever Terre Haute Free City-Wide Tax Day in coordination with the Vigo County Public Library, Indiana State University, Ivy Tech, Harrison College and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. It will take place on Sat., Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Vigo County Public Library at 7th and Poplar.

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Woods graduate interns at Indiana State Senate

Woods graduate interns at Indiana State Senate

Writing press releases, handling media requests, facilitating interviews, tracking legislation and monitoring media for six senators – it’s just another day at the office for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) graduate, Jenn Thomas. As an intern in the Indiana State Senate Majority Press Secretary office in Indianapolis, Thomas works alongside a press secretary to handle all communications for the six senators on their caseload.

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Wine & Design at The Woods

Professional artist Becky Hochhalter brings one of her popular Arte è Vino events to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) as one of the College’s 175th anniversary events.

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Free tax assistance at The Woods

Free tax assistance at The Woods

The Affordable Care Act, deductions, exemptions, credits, contributions – tax season is upon us, and these words have a way of making the best of us feel apprehensive, 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 (SMWC) College provides the services of trained volunteers to those who qualify.

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