Faculty Spotlight

"I try to provide students with support in the form of modeling and guided practice as they learn new strategies."

-Dr. Tammy Brown

On the Floor of the Senate

Education Majors Ilse Spilde, Leanne Feeney along with Prof. Joseph Polizzi lobbied state legislators in April for an annual excursion in conjunction with the Association of Independent Colleges and Universites of Pennsylvania.  Students met Senate and House Representatives from both sides of the aisle to discuss the Pennsylvania Middle Income Student Grant, and other issues important to strengthening and supporting education in the state. 

Marywood Students and Alumni Set to Spend Summer in Poland

13 Marywood undergraduate, graduate and alumni will be spending this summer in Poland participating in the joint program between the Education Department and The Kosciusko Foundation Teaching English in Poland (TEIP) Program.  The TEIP program was initiated in 1991 in cooperation with the Polish Ministry of Education and the Polish National Commission for UNESCO. Its purpose is to provide Polish Students (upper elementary through high school) with instruction and practice in conversational English within an American Cultural context at summer camps throughout Poland.  This program will acquaint the participating students with the people, history, language, culture and educational system of Poland. Upper level Marywood students with teaching certifications serve as teachers, other students serve as assistants, and all serve as cultural ambassadors.  Many students will also be taking Educ 461/51 Methods, Materials and Assessment for ESL as a component part of their excursion abroad.  This years participating students are Kelly Carroll, Carly Bergstrom, Kelly Burtch, Kaylee Dunning, Rebecca Gould, Andrea Gross, Amanda Gruszewski, Rebekah Marsh, Eric Petterson II, Mallory Rodich, Lindsay Roth, Morgan Sanda, and Dana Sweeney.


If you are interested in participating in this exciting program for the summer of 2015, see Dr. Joe Polizzi in McGowan 2018

Students Present With Faculty At Annual CEC Conference

Dr. Patricia Arter, Dr. Francis DeMatteo, and graduate students, Trina Williams and Kelsey Uppling, presented a poster session entitled: Transition: it Takes a Village at the Council for Exceptional Children Expo April 11 in Philadelphia PA.

Higher Education Administration Students Attend the Pennsylvania College Personnel Association Conference

Marywood Students had the honor of attending this year's PCPA conference in Mechanicsburg, PA. The focus of the conference was on Reimagining the Student Experience.

Students Present with Faculty at the Annual TED Division of the CEC Conference

Kelsey Uppling and Trina Williams, students of the School Psychology program, had the honor of presenting their collaborative research with professors Dr. Arter (Special Education) and Dr. DeMatteo (School Psychology) at the annual Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in November. Aside from presenting their research, the conference allowed Trina and Kelsey the opportunity to attend various sessions, listen to research from leaders of the field, and network with professionals.

Students inducted into Honoraries

Kappa Delta Pi Induction, April 2013

Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta Induction, April 2013

Ten students were inducted into the Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta and twelve into Kappa Delta Pi this spring. These students demonstrated excellence in academics, service and teaching. Parents, faculty and friends attended to celebrate this honorable occasion.