This week at The Woods Latest news and announcements from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:02:45 HST en-us Copyright 2017 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College concrete 5.x 60 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College 100 100 “Best Bang for the Buck:” SMWC ranks 13th in college guide rating for quality and affordability Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:02:00 HST An annual college guide has included Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in an “exclusive list” ranking colleges on quality of education and affordability for non-wealthy students. Love, relationships the subjects of spring musical at SMWC Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:02:00 HST This love month, a musical comedy exploring the trials and tribulations of modern relationships will grace the historic stage at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. SMWC grad student receives award for strong leadership Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:02:00 HST On Jan. 18, The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce presented the Ambassador of the Year Award to Emilee Roberts, a student in SMWC’s Master of Leadership Development (MLD) program, who is about to officially complete her degree when she defends her thesis next week. Saint Joseph’s College students are welcome at The Woods Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:02:00 HST Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College welcomes students from Saint Joseph’s College as part of its Woods’ family as on campus or online students immediately. SWMC is offering an expedited admission process for all SJC transferring students. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College statement regarding executive order on immigration Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:01:00 HST Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College affirms our commitment as a welcoming environment of higher learning – a place where diversity of thought and culture is celebrated and respected. Conversations on Diversity: “The Black-Jew Dialogues” comes to The Woods Fri, 27 Jan 2017 04:01:00 HST A two-actor play exploring the absurdity of prejudice and racism and the power of diversity, comes to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) 7 p.m. Thursday in Le Fer Hall. Bridge removal, environmental restoration project moving forward at SMWC Mon, 09 Jan 2017 04:01:00 HST For safety reasons, a concrete bridge at the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College was removed late last week. SMWC students help local daycares write applications for United Way grant Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:12:00 HST The sophomore professional writing majors at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) were among a group of students who helped several local daycare agencies write applications to a 24-month, $50,000 a year grant from United Way of the Wabash Valley. Nursing pins presented to graduates at special ceremony Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:12:00 HST A time-honored nursing tradition continued on Friday when online nursing graduates received their pins from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) in a moving ceremony at the College’s Le Fer Hall ballroom. Newly-released CD highlights SMWC musical talents Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:12:00 HST If singer-songwriter Tracy Richardson, Ph.D., had to pick a favorite out of the 14 songs in her newly-released CD, she said it would have to be the first track, “Superwoman Blues.” SMWC 180th Commencement: “It’s a memory that we’ll share together.” Sat, 17 Dec 2016 12:12:00 HST Aside from donning the academic regalia – cap, gown and hood – the new graduates of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) also wore bright smiles and a sense of pride during the 180th commencement ceremony on Saturday at Hamilton Arena in the Knoerle Center. First-generation college student at SMWC celebrated for hardwork, commitment Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:12:00 HST On Nov. 5, Haley Shuler was among 31 first-generation college students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities celebrated for outstanding achievement in the freshman year and successfully advancing toward completing a bachelor’s degree. Woods Online student overcomes obstacles to complete education Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:12:00 HST Neither cancer nor family responsibilities stopped a Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College online student from pursuing a deeply personal goal: finishing her education. SMWC brings new Christmas parade to downtown Terre Haute Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:12:00 HST Holiday cheer was on full display on Friday evening as Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, in partnership with Miracle on 7th Street, presented Terre Haute, Indiana’s first “Light Your Way” Christmas parade. MHA director Natalia Rekhter travels to Russia for Fulbright project Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:12:00 HST Empowered by her own knowledge and experience with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College’s pioneering expertise in distance education, Natalia Rekhter traveled this fall to Russia where she taught courses on global health and helped design a public university’s online program. SMWC faculty member receives state award for volunteerism Wed, 23 Nov 2016 05:11:00 HST In recognition of her “outstanding” service to fellow Hoosiers, Natalia Rekhter, director of Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), received an award for volunteerism from the state of Indiana’s volunteer service agency, Serve Indiana. The first “A Woods Christmas” coming to SMWC Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:11:00 HST Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC), in partnership with Miracle on 7th Street, will bring a unique Christmas celebration to the historic and beautiful SMWC campus on Dec. 3. SMWC Equine student wins in national barrel racing competition Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:11:00 HST Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) student Ashley Harlan took home a championship prize from a national barrel racing competition early last month. SMWC Named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:11:00 HST For its commitment to individuals who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse. Students, staff spend fall break helping residents of Appalachian region Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:11:00 HST Karah Ellis, a junior at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, recently had an “eye-opening” experience. Ellis is one of six students and two staff members from the College who spent fall break at a rural West Virginia community in prayer, fellowship and service to others.