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October 6th, 2014
Get Wild and Aspire Higher – that was the theme of this year’s Homecoming celebration at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Laughter and chatter were heard around the food tent as children played in the kid zone and faculty, staff, students and alums reconnected.
September 30th, 2014
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) shared “College Knowledge” with West Vigo Middle School 7th graders giving them hands-on experiences and valuable interactions that will make a lasting impression as they enter the college preparation and decision-making years. In celebration of College GO! Week, SMWC created learning opportunities and a greater awareness of higher education in four sessions – admission process, career paths, equine and music therapy.
September 22nd, 2014
To celebrate homecoming, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Chorale and Madrigals will present a choral concert titled “Music and Memories” on Sat., Oct. 4, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
September 18th, 2014
“As the last of the South American dirt is washed off of my rain boots on this dreary day, I am still in awe of everything that has captivated my every moment for the last month. My boots and I tromped through trails riddled with roots, leaf debris, and army ants in the heart of the Amazon, frolicked through the highlands of Floreana and Santa Cruz Islands in the Galapagos with giant tortoises, and soiled the floors of at least seven airports.” While this may sound like the travel writing of a renowned scientist, it is actually the written words of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) junior biology major, Alexandra Sarell, about her study abroad experience in the Amazon rainforest this past summer. And based on her commitment to the scientific research she conducted in the Amazon, she is sure to reach that aforementioned status some day.
September 18th, 2014
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) and the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce announce the launch of the Wabash Valley Leadership Institute (WVLI) presented by Duke Energy. As a collaborative effort between the two organizations and with the support of community organizations and sponsors, the purpose of the WVLI is to engage and energize leadership efforts in the Wabash Valley.
September 12th, 2014
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) Director of Master’s of Art in Music Therapy, Tracy Richardson presented at Senior Education Ministries, Dine with a Doc – West Terre Haute on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Richardson spoke on the topic of music therapy and wellness/quality of life.
September 12th, 2014
Thoroughbred track horses await their new homes and second careers, which will be realized at the Mari Hulman George Thoroughbred Adoption at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC). Although the adoptable horses from the Mari Hulman George Circle S Ranch are retiring from racing,
September 10th, 2014
For Briana Priester, a small “Hello” can be huge. The board certified music therapist experienced a true breakthrough with one of her clients during a traditional weekly session. Asking her client, a young boy with autism, questions about time, colors and his family, Priester began to sing as she continued her questions.
September 9th, 2014
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) moves up the ranks from number 18 to number 16 as one of the best colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 Edition of Best Colleges.
August 29th, 2014
Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce hosted its 101st Annual Meeting on August 27, 2014 featuring the presentation of four prestigious business awards – including the ATHENA Leadership award...
August 28th, 2014
Jessica Pitts has an impressive resume. Working for the Wabash Valley Community Foundation (WVCF), Pitts has had the chance to work on numerous projects for the nonprofit agency
August 21st, 2014
Treasured belongings, feelings of anticipation and new students – these are what filled the vehicles entering the front gates of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) this morning. President Dottie King, Ph.D., greeted each student as they drove down The Avenue toward their future.