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The Woods' first winter commencement

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College graduates officially turned their tassels and received their diplomas during the institution's first winter commencement ceremony. For the first time in the College’s 172-year history, administrators, faculty, staff, students and parents were on hand to take part in the event that was held due to the increased number of graduates and their families during the spring commencement.

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Kim LaComba recognized by INADE for outstanding service to students

In late October, LaComba received the Outstanding Service to Students Award at the Indiana Association of Developmental Education’s (INADE) annual conference.

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Woods Online among top 10 largest Indiana online programs

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Equine holiday ride at The Woods

This time of year, traditions are everywhere, but there’s nothing like the distinctive annual equine holiday ride at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). On Monday, December 10, 2012, the seniors, faculty, staff and special guests of the SMWC Department of Equine Studies will ride majestic horses, singing Christmas carols as they journey across the campus.

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SMWC senior wins USCAA cross country championship again

A leader on and off the track, Stephanie Runyon takes home the USCAA cross country national championship title for the second year in a row.

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“Leaders Bound Together” – A recap of the SMWC student senate’s leadership summit

To ensure that all students leave these halls with diverse leadership tools, SMWC’s student senate hosted the second annual all-day leadership summit, “Leaders Bound Together: Building Relationships that Nurture Leadership,” in November.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College holds first winter commencement

For the first time in the College’s 172-year history, SMWC graduates will turn their tassels and receive their degrees during the institution's first ever winter commencement ceremony. The ceremony will be held Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 1:15 p.m., in Cecilian Auditorium. During the ceremony, nearly 80 students from 10 states are expected to receive undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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SMWC theatre professor wins lifetime achievement award

Professor of Theatre Sharon Ammen, Ph.D., received the Lifetime Award for Artistic Scholarship from the National Communication Association’s theatre, film and multimedia division during a conference in Orlando, Fla., from Nov. 14-18, 2012.

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Celebrate the season

A Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College annual holiday tradition returns on as the Chorale and Madrigals present “Lullabies and Carols” on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 3 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

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SMWC students help produce play for Dixie Bee Elementary

The curtain goes up on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. Dixie Bee students will enjoy the performance during the school day, while the public can attend the event for free in the evening at the Ivy Tech Community College Auditorium.

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To bee or not to bee – SMWC freshman has a sweet hobby

SMWC freshman Mallory Tanis keeps busy making honey and wax products from her beehives. From candles to honey to custom designed gift baskets, this entrepreneur has created quite a buzz in her hometown in Michigan and beyond.

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SMWC Remembrance Day recounted on the Tribune Star front page

The Terre Haute Tribune Star's Nov. 13, 2012 front page featured a captivating story about SMWC's tribute to fallen soldiers and activities that honor military members currently serving overseas.

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