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December 7th, 2015
Voices expressing thanks, the chattering of donations, popcorn popping, cheers erupting as the total count continued to rise – these were the sounds in the WoodsGivingDay command center, or the Ariens Atrium of the Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center on Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) campus. SMWC held its inaugural WoodsGivingDay on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2015 and raised $48,712 in 24 hours. A phoneathon, social media hashtag campaign and on-campus activities all contributed to the success of the day.
December 3rd, 2015
An intensive English program not only provides high-quality language instruction to international students, but it also enables those students to adjust to the expectations of American higher education in the hopes that they will pursue a degree in the United States. Prepared to assist the needs of English as a Second Language (ESL) students, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is proud to announce the return of the English Language Institute (ELI).
November 25th, 2015
John McIntyre, professor of music at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has yet another opportunity to do just that while inspiring other musicians.
November 25th, 2015
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) education majors gained valuable insight into the world of education in urban schools through a two-day field trip. As part of the Field Experience I: Urban Education course at SMWC, future teachers had the opportunity to explore four schools in Indianapolis: St. Mary’s Child Center, Carl Wilde School 79, Beth-EL-Zedeck Early Childhood Center and Theodore Potter School 74.
November 23rd, 2015
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) and Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley announced today a restructure of their transfer pathway agreement.
November 17th, 2015
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) offers its most prestigious scholarship in the form of two full tuition scholarships to high school seniors planning to attend SMWC in fall 2016. In addition to the full tuition scholarships, SMWC will offer five $17,000 scholarships.
November 10th, 2015
Leading by example and making a difference in their current positions and communities, four Master of Leadership Development (MLD) graduates of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) were honored. For the inaugural year of the 12 Under 40 awards, young leaders in the Wabash Valley were recognized at an award banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. Among the twelve honored were MLD alums, Brandon Halleck, Rachel Leslie, Stephanie Pence and Susan Turner.
October 30th, 2015
The new Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is a graduate professional degree designed to cultivate effective healthcare leaders with strong practical skills and ethical values to address the challenges of an evolving healthcare environment.
October 30th, 2015
On Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) education majors gathered on campus and participated in “Tech or Tweet,” an education Twitter chat with digital tool vendors, educators and other education majors around the world. Hosted by Maria Sellers, South Vermillion Community Schools tech integration specialist, and co-moderated by Melanie Beaver, Ph.D., education instructor at SMWC, and South Vermillion High School iCat Help Desk students, this event provided SMWC students currently in the Science of Reading and Emerging Literacy courses the opportunity to learn the value in being connected educators.
October 28th, 2015
Students who aspire to be exceptional musicians will find their dream easier to fulfill with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s new music scholarship. The SMWC Music and Theatre Department announces a new opportunity for students wishing to pursue a degree in music or music therapy. A collaborative effort between the Music and Theatre Department, the Office of Financial Aid and the Office of Admission, the SMWC Musician of Promise Scholarship is a $17,000 scholarship toward the cost of tuition, renewable for four years.
October 27th, 2015
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) was recently awarded a $20,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be used to expand the program to assist more people. The single-year grant will provide new technology including computers and printers and limited funding for marketing to increase participation.
October 22nd, 2015
On October 22, 2015, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) officially reached its 175th anniversary, alums share their stories.