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SMWC among top online programs

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is listed among the top online programs nationally in the just released U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Online Undergraduate Programs and Best Online Graduate Business Programs rankings.

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Realizing the Dream scholarship awarded to SMWC student

Realizing the Dream scholarship awarded to SMWC student

The Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI) recently awarded the Realizing the Dream scholarship to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) sophomore Rian Jones. The scholarship is awarded each year to first generation college students who graduated from an Indiana high school, achieved a superior grade point average as a freshmen in college and demonstrated leadership in activities on campus and in the community.

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Winter Commencement at The Woods

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) celebrated its 176th commencement on Saturday, December 13, 2014. A total of 62 graduates from 15 different states walked in the ceremony.

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SMWC Earns Indiana Board of Nursing Approval

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) received approval today (Dec. 11, 2014) from the Indiana State Board of Nursing to pursue the launch of an undergraduate baccalaureate nursing program.

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Ribbon cutting celebration officially opens SMWC's sports and recreation center

Ribbon cutting celebration officially opens SMWC's sports and recreation center

With the cut of a ribbon, over a decade of dreams and plans came to fruition as Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) students, staff, faculty, alums, trustees, Sisters of Providence and community members celebrated the official opening of the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, exactly one year after the ground breaking of the facility.

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SMWC Dean of Students receives Midwest Advisor of the Year award

SMWC Dean of Students receives Midwest Advisor of the Year award

Jeff Malloy, dean of students and Student Activities Committee (SAC) advisor at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) recently received the 2014 Midwest Advisor of the Year award at the annual Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) Conference in Chicago, Ill. Malloy is now eligible for Advisor of the Year at the national APCA Programming Conference, March 18-22, 2015, in Jacksonville, Fla.

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Student Activities Committee nominated at regional conference

Student Activities Committee nominated at regional conference

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s Student Activities Committee (SAC) was recently nominated Organization of the Year for the Midwest region at the annual Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) Conference in Chicago, Ill.

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SMWC music therapy graduate designs one-of-a-kind drum table

SMWC music therapy graduate designs one-of-a-kind drum table

“This isn’t something we can just give a final ‘ta daaaaaa’ and be done with,” Sherry Bube, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) music therapy graduate, practically sings while presenting her senior grant-funded project at the 2014 Ball Venture Fund Colloquium. Although Sherry Bube graduated this past spring, she has continued to work diligently on the final stages of B.E.A.T.! (Bring Everyone Around the Table), her project to design and create an electronic drum table for use in therapeutic settings.

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The Woods Celebrates Winter Commencement

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) celebrates its 176th commencement on Dec. 13, 2014. The traditional baccalaureate mass begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

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Graduate art therapy program to offer counseling licensure

Graduate art therapy program to offer counseling licensure

Students in the Master of Arts in Art Therapy (MAAT) program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) now have the opportunity to achieve counseling licensure. With the counseling licensure track now a part of the MAAT program, the College adds a range of expertise in faculty and a more dynamic interplay between courses.

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SMWC Chorale and Madrigals present Christmas concert

SMWC Chorale and Madrigals present Christmas concert

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Chorale and Madrigals present their annual Christmas concert on Sun., Dec. 7, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. This year’s concert is titled “An American Noel” and features choral works originating from various regions of North America.

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SMWC Art Gallery features Faculty Exhibition

SMWC Art Gallery features Faculty Exhibition

“Those who can, do AND teach.” That’s what Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Department Chair and Associate Professor of Graphic Design, Rebecca Andrews wants to stress at the Art Gallery’s first exhibition of the 2014-15 academic year. The exhibit will feature work of the department of text and image faculty and will be on display through Dec. 5, 2014.

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