SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY THE ETHICS OF INFORMATION ACCESS

Dr. Joannes Britz discusses the implications of, and raises awareness to, the social, political, economic, technological, and ethical issues surrounding access to information.
Swartz Center, Conference Room B
Tuesday, November 4, 2015

7:00 p.m.


4:12 for Women

Looking for an outlet for your faith here at Marywood?  Come join us for great discussion and community!  Sunday, November 2, 8:30 p.m., Campus Ministry.  Our focus will be "Soul-Spiring: Positive Impacts of Role Models".


ALLY Training

On Friday Nov. 7th there will be an ALLY Training

An Ally is one who will be understanding, supportive, and trustworthy if a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender person needs help, advice, or just someone with whom they can talk.

 Training begins at 2:30pm until 4:45pm Friday, Nov. 7th in the Swartz Center, Conference Rm B, Marywood University.  The training is free.

 You must sign up with Sr.John Michele at 570-348-6211-  Ext. 2413 or e-mail at   southwick@marywood.edu  .

 Hope some of you will join us.      


New Volunteer Opportunity: CCD Teachers Needed

St. Clare Parish, 2301 N. Washington Avenue, Scranton, is in need of CCD Teachers for Tuesdays, 3 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 7 p.m.  Call Ann Conway, 570-241-6766.


Line Dancing Night

Come out and support Marywood Service Trips!! Dress up and remember your boots!!!

Where:  Latour Room

When:   8 p.m., Ocotber 31

Cost:     $2.00 for current student with ID, $5.00 for general public


Volunteer Opportunity - Game Day

GAME DAY
Volunteers are needed
to assist with an activity day for local middle school students with special needs from Wallenpaupack and the students who attend Marywood's SOAR (Students On-campus Achieving Results) Program.

Thursday, October 30

9:00AM - 1:00PM
Come for the entire time or one of the time slots below

9:00-10:00   set up
10:15-11:15  games in Marywood Gym
11:15-1:00    lunch and socializing, clean up

About 16 volunteers are needed to work in pairs to run 8 game stations and give out prizes. Games include bowling, mini golf, spoon race, relay race with pumpkin around cones, ring toss ping pong bounce and more!  After the games are complete, volunteers will eat lunch (on your own meal plan) and socialize with the students in the gym cafe area.

Please email Dorothy Grill grill@marywood.edu to sign up!


Thanksgiving Adopt-A-Family Project Underway!

Sponsor a family this Thanksgiving and help provide them with their holiday meal by purchasing the items to fill a basket or by making a monetary donation.  The registration deadline to sponsor a family is November 14.  Go to Campus Ministry Website for a sponsor registration form.  Please return the form to the Campus Ministry Office.  If you would like to volunteer your time to help prepare and/or deliver the baskets please email southwick@marywood.edu


We Received 60 Cans Already!! October/November Cranberry Sauce Challenge!

Let's get a head start on our Thanksgiving Adopt-A-Family program by collecting 200 cans of cranberry sauce before November 11.  Boxes are at Campus Ministry, Human Resources and around campus.


Singers Needed - Providence United Presbyterian Church

Providence United Presbyterian Church is in need of singers; rehearsal is Tuesday nights, 6-7 p.m., Sunday service is 10 a.m.  Compensation is available to those that can assist the singing program.  If you are interested, contact the music director at 570-650-7677 or call the church office at 570-346-0804. 


SAN DAMIANO SERVANT LEADERSHIP AWARD

Are you a YOUNG ADULT committed to your FAITH and a LIFE OF SERVICE?

Consider applying for the SAN DAMIANO SERVANT LEADERSHIP AWARD
Deadline: November 11, 2014

Who should apply for this award?

A college junior or senior with

  • a commitment to values of Catholic Social Teaching
  • a commitment to personal and communal faith life
  • demonstrated service to marginalized or impoverished populations
  • demonstrated leadership that encourages others to give service
  • an ability to travel to Washington, DC the weekend of May 1-3, 2015

What does the winner receive?

  • $500 scholarship
  • Recognition at Franciscan Mission Service's World Care Benefit on May 1, 2015 (travel and accommodations provided.)
  • Two meetings with individuals or organizations in the DC aread working in an area of service or social justice that the award recipient would like to learn more about

Download the application :  www.franciscanmissionservice.org/san_damiano_award


Big Friends/Little Friends - Volunteer Opportunity

Big Friends/Little Friends is an after-school program at Valley View Housing Development. Children need mentors to help them with their homework and plan fun activities. Volunteers are needed on Mondays and/or Thursdays, 2:30-4:40 p.m. Transportation is provided. Help children be the best they can be. Sign up in Campus Ministry, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life.

For more information, contact Anthony Muscato amuscato@m.marywood.edu.


Men's Group

Men's Group  - for discussion, faith, and bonding with fellow males; meeting Thursdays, 8:30 p.m., Swartz Center.  For more information, contact Ross Capoccia, rcapoccia@m.marywood.edu or KyleTherrien , ktherrien@m.marywood.edu.