Marywood University Employee News Marywood University Employee News Marywood Will Host Eating Disorder Screening Day On April 4, Marywood's Psychological Services Center will provide free, confidential eating disorder screenings. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 18:50:01 EDT 13a9b549-e91e-46ea-ad5d-dfddc6ec8e57 "Riding in Cars with Boys" Author Beverly Donofrio to Visit Marywood Beverly Donofrio, author of <em>Riding in Cars with Boys</i>, will speak on April 4 in the Nazareth Student Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 11:30:00 EDT c9db74d2-f301-462e-af30-22005a8d4b46 Book Swap Thrives at Marywood after 13 Years The bi-annual book swap, a Marywood tradition, will be held Tuesday, March 26, in the Nazareth Student Center. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 09:48:47 EDT e2112e2e-51f6-445b-bbfa-a0489447bf58 Music Professor Heads State Concert Band Festival Professor David Romines served as the lead evaluator for the Colorado Bandmasters Association State Concert Band Festival. Sun, 12 May 2013 04:20:01 EDT aafb9632-7e7a-4ce4-8bf4-07dcf00d6904 Marywood Celebrates Women's History Month In celebration of Women's History Month, Marywood is presenting a two-part program that focuses on topics related to the history of women in the United States. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:47:37 EDT cda69765-3bfa-4965-ba34-f543a5fc0182 Students, Staff Win ADDY Awards Art students and a staff member took home gold and silver awards at this year's Northeast Pennsylvania ADDY Awards, sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:30:00 EDT 2ac7979c-9ac0-4b3d-8e30-afc7a780cc92 Charity Basketball Game to Benefit St. Joseph’s Center Marywood will host its annual charity wheelchair basketball game on Saturday, March 23. Proceeds will benefit St. Joseph's Center. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:10:01 EDT 57c87cf8-27c7-4287-9248-9e961f019d79 Marywood Recognized for Commitment to Service For the fifth straight year, Marywood has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:52:04 EDT b0988a17-d7cf-411d-9027-e97c63760503 Muslim Playwright and Author Wajahat Ali Comes to Marywood Marywood will host prominent Muslim playwright, essayist, and humorist Wajahat Ali for a lecture on March 26 in the Nazareth Student Center. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:40:00 EDT 008a0b79-154a-4ad5-86d9-df4a2ef96564 Marywood to Host Conference on Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility Marywood's 11th Annual Forum and Conference on Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility, which is free and open to the public, will take place March 18 in the Nazareth Student Center. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 10:46:43 EDT 9cca4c90-869e-4e42-8e27-1152970f8b9d History Students Document Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Students in Alisha Hoffman's "Digital Techniques for Public History" class are interviewing locals about one of Scranton's most treasured traditions: the annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:00:00 EDT 9ab5693a-3309-4319-abf0-af4288c4ada5 Marywood to Host Creativity Conference The second annual "Stretch: The Creativity Conference" will take place March 15 in the Nazareth Student Center. The event will feature artists Craig Welsh, Mark Schulz, and John Kascht. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 10:38:24 EST ccb02a75-4828-4ef5-9828-2bab331221a5 U.S. Airways Pilot and Professor Weighs in on Airline Merger Marywood professor and airline pilot Capt. Joe McDonald comments on the merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:28:48 EDT c6fb69fd-46b7-4a94-a089-0d877c55b920 Marywood Professor to Give Free Seminar on Eating Disorders Psychology and counseling professor Tracie Pasold will discuss eating disorders during a lecture on February 27, at 7 p.m. in the Nazareth Student Center. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:50:00 EST b732b7d3-8a08-43ea-b8fc-ce35488ab20f Student Ilze Spilde Named Fulbright Finalist Student Ilze Spilde has been named a Fulbright finalist. If she is awarded a Fulbright grant, she will spend a year teaching English in Latvia. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:00:00 EDT 69513838-f064-411a-9483-8878a22c6e54 Marywood to Host Free Performance of Miss Julie The Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will present "Miss Julie" February 8-10 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 12:46:52 EST 934546c3-b9cc-4c3e-b83d-4e9c2fba1585 Autism Speaks U Club to Host Basketball Games Marywood's Autism Speaks U club will raise money for autism awareness activities at the women's and men's basketball games on Wednesday, February 6. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:10:00 EST 0f06be04-9065-4242-9354-19a99a770aae PA Program Professor Wins Prestigious Award Professor Lori Swanchak has received national recognition for her research and writing in the field of physician assistant education. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:00:00 EST 65f6eb82-05db-45be-a6e0-bfb520c754a0 2013 Super Bowl Ads will Feature Animals and Digital Interaction Advertisers will pay $3.7 million for Super Bowl ads in 2013. Many of these commercials, according to two business professors at Marywood, will focus on animals and social media. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:30:00 EST f9322747-9643-4014-9431-b5484344d99a 5 Ways to Lose Weight by Cutting Calories The best way to lose weight after the holidays is to reduce calories and eat healthy, according to Marywood University professor Jessica Bachman. Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:40:00 EST 99d59d80-2743-446c-82a4-00ac939cc91f Marywood Awards 150 Degrees at January Commencement Marywood awarded 150 degrees at its January commencement to graduates from all four colleges. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:03:10 EST 2523b9b8-32b7-4d7a-9abc-543c85e101cd Street Team Uses Social Media to Connect with Students Three students are using social media to document their college experiences as members of Marywood's recently formed Street Team. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:20:00 EST 7bb46f65-b87b-4361-9045-9e8385a9c26e Students, Staff Lend a Hand after Hurricane Sandy Since Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Marywood has assisted with relief efforts by sending 78 volunteers to flooded areas and donating more than 1000 items to those impacted by the storm. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:50:00 EST cec578db-ae18-4aab-ae6e-627e598e4e5e District 9 Festival Orchestra to Perform at Marywood One hundred area high school students will put on a concert on January 11 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. The orchestra will be conducted by Nathanial Parker. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:33:51 EST 8db8d732-f5cf-4bf6-896f-ba5af036c645 Marywood Announces Fall 2012 Dean's List Marywood announced the fall 2012 dean’s list from the Reap College of Education and Human Development, the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts, the College of Health and Human Services, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the School of Architecture. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:20:00 EDT a06a8ff4-5590-4b4b-aca1-8222bde45f89 The Nutcracker Returns to Marywood For the past 37 years, Marywood has hosted the Ballet Theatre of Scranton's annual rendition of "The Nutcracker." This year, the free performances will be held December 26-28. Tue, 25 Dec 2012 22:50:01 EST ec464274-c12d-444e-a012-7bb177f8c376 Wind Ensemble Students Earn State Honors Six members of Marywood's Wind Ensemble have been selected to perform with the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band this spring. Sun, 06 Jan 2013 20:20:01 EST db66cddd-05fc-47ce-8bac-c92de4b246da Campus Ministry Hosts First Ever Jingle Bell 5K Two hundred people—many dressed like reindeer, elves, or Christmas presents—ran or walked in the first Jingle Bell 5K. Proceeds benefited student service trips. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:20:01 EST 3bee5df6-e603-4b7c-a0b7-4e06afdb5f9a Fundraiser Focuses on Preventing Malaria in Africa On December 5, proceeds from the men's and women's basketball games against Baptist Bible College will be used to purchase bed nets to fight malaria in Africa. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 15:00:00 EST 2ad8a91a-dfb4-40b5-baeb-2b6ffc7c6249 Christmas Tree Lighting a Tradition, Celebration of the Season On Wednesday, December 5, the Marywood community will kickoff the holiday season with the University's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:50:00 EST e4561f58-a9fa-49db-a0af-23b51b550e54 Campus Choir and Orchestra to Perform Holiday Concert The campus choir and orchestra will present their free annual Holiday Concert on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:00:00 EST e89dc2d5-d470-4363-814f-538eccc5b797 Marywood Faculty Honored at Convocation Professors Laurie McMillan, Edward O'Brien, and Sr. Margaret Gannon were recognized for their distinguished academic work at this year's fall convocation. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:40:00 EST a073ecb3-ec61-488d-9a70-01db0afa9797 Lisa Lori Discusses Intellectual Property at Marywood As part of the "Connect: The Business of Design and Illustration Speaker Series," Lisa Lori will present on intellectual property on Wednesday, November 13. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:19:22 EST 2810405d-3527-4c29-bf0f-e715bd77502a International Club Hosts a Week of Cultural Events The International Club will celebrate International Education Week with a series of free events that showcase the food, music, and clothing of countries around the world. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:50:00 EST e098b90b-5fde-4db8-8da6-035a38de7973 Marywood Holds Veterans Day Events The Marywood community will honor current and former members of the military this Veterans Day with a mass, moment of silence, and roll call of service members who have died in recent wars. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:30:00 EST 60d1f3d6-f0d7-4340-8cdb-650c3258118c Health and Physical Education Club Hosts NFL Competition Jon Woytach and other members of the Health and Physical Education Club recently hosted an NFL Play 60 competition for children. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:38:32 EST 9f984bc5-d7ed-4d19-a2c5-f94a60f3f810 Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds to Perform Free Concert On November 4, the Wind Ensemble and newly formed Chamber Winds will perform works by contemporary composers. The concert is free and open to the public. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:40:01 EDT 5d9d25ac-5a8c-468d-bdbd-794b32498da5 Social Work Faculty Empower Local Bhutanese Community Through their "Training the Trainer" program, two professors from the School of Social Work are educating a group of Bhutanese refugees living in Scranton. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:50:00 EST dcc49a4f-8dcd-44e5-9fe1-7e77490d068f Mehmet Kalyoncu Discusses Impact of Presidential Election on Muslims <strong>UPDATE: This event has been cancelled.</strong> On Tuesday, October 30, Mehmet Kalyoncu will discuss the impact of the upcoming U.S. presidential election on the Muslim World. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 09:52:47 EST 16ef9b64-eb14-47df-83dc-439adfe10707 Chamber Singers Named Finalists for the American Prize Marywood's chamber singers have been selected as finalists in this year's competition for The American Prize in Choral Performance. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:40:00 EDT c134a50b-ed41-4d66-a62b-391570d1b6ad Fall Convocation Focuses on Empowerment This year's fall convocation, set for October 19, will focus on Marywood's core value of empowerment. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:00:01 EDT ccae75e6-9cb2-4d26-b406-b21b968fbcf1 Free Mental Health Screenings at Marywood Marywood will recognize National Depression Screening Day by offering free, confidential depression screenings on October 11 in its Psychological Services Center. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:10:00 EDT 7f3bffb4-e969-406a-88de-1d78596b9b06 Orchestra Kicks Off Its 2012-2013 Season Marywood's orchestra will open its season with a free performance on October 6 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center. The 40-member ensemble will perform works by Mozart, Milhaud, and Stravinsky. Sat, 06 Oct 2012 13:30:02 EDT f4134105-f83c-49e8-b677-a2299dd4a7c0 Light Graffiti Artist Vicki DaSilva to Present at Marywood Visiting artist Vicki DaSilva, who uses photography, painting, and dance to draw attention to social justice issues, will present on October 4, at 3:30pm. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 09:54:27 EDT 9ec273fe-987a-4358-b8aa-4660c659dc8e Traditional Irish Storyteller Comes to Marywood "Seanchai" Batt Burns will bring his engaging brand of storytelling, which combines Irish folklore with witty jokes and evocative poetry, to campus on October 2. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 15:00:00 EDT 34d4aa48-eac3-4faa-b626-df9df16e7b59 Photo Competition Call for Entries The International Club is sponsoring a photo competition in conjunction with the upcoming lecture "Election 2012: The Impact on the Muslim World." Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are all welcome to submit their work. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:30:01 EDT d5bfdd43-ab4b-475c-bd6b-29eac95e9c6c Remodeled Bookstore Holds Grand Reopening Following extensive renovations over the summer, the bookstore will mark its grand reopening on Wednesday, September 26, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, live music, and other activities. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 10:50:01 EDT fb1811dd-fca4-41cd-bd79-31d9556cd9e4 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning “Proof” to be Performed at Marywood Marywood's theater program will perform the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama "Proof" in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, September 28-30. Sun, 30 Sep 2012 17:40:00 EDT ca6cb4d3-b94b-469e-9ffe-5faa8961b413 Marywood to Host Lecture on the Middle East On Thursday, September 13, the New America Foundation's Haroon Moghul will present "Confronting Islamophobia," a lecture about Islamic history and culture and contemporary politics in the Muslim world. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 11:00:00 EDT cb64c3ed-78ec-4bd7-a1a5-0c3a14eb219e Faculty Member Bridges Gap between Architecture and Sustainability With the help of students from the School of Architecture, professor Joe Gluba hopes to marry form and function to make solar panels beautiful. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:50:00 EST 7dd4b5e1-01b4-4df5-8620-9a1f0e28a9e5 Marywood Announces 2012 Summer Graduates Marywood congratulates the summer graduates from its four colleges. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 18:50:01 EDT f426da63-d827-42b2-9938-7f416ba2912a Romines Joins Music Educators Journal Advisory Committee Marywood's director of bands, F. David Romines, has been appointed to the Music Educators Journal Advisory Committee. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:50:00 EDT d5289642-db6f-4208-92f5-5ce6fe1a7c17 Students Partner with Area Organizations to Preserve History Students in Professor Alisha Hoffman-Mirilovich's public history courses recently curated an exhibit at the Everhart Museum and are currently partnering with the Steamtown National Historic Site to preserve local railroad history. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:30:00 EDT 87ab3716-19ab-439a-9b53-fd1bb13e0176 Dr. Zavorsky Develops Treatment for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Dr. Gerald Zavorsky is conducting life-saving research that could aid victims of carbon monoxide poisoning. His findings will be published in an upcoming issue of the <em>Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise</em>. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:20:00 EST 2f640e81-d05e-4e24-b296-edc772f730f9 Students and Staff Reflect on Their Service Trip to Guatemala In May, nine undergraduate students and three staff members spent a week in San Lucas, Guatemala. There, they assisted the indigenous population with reforestation programs, education initiatives, and other projects. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 21:50:01 EST 8a787671-55ff-4f1c-98fd-7db86039a988 Violin Professor to Give Week of Lectures, Master Classes Professor Sophie Till has modified the "Taubman Approach," a technique developed for piano players to prevent injuries, for use by violinists. She will deliver a series of lectures and master classes at Princeton University in July. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 17:50:00 EDT 9dc4005d-a09a-4c8f-b669-43a48ba608f4 Pennsylvania Psychological Association Names New President Psychology professor David Palmiter was recently named president of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:00:00 EDT 8ed08eec-953c-4a47-8c08-38b987289d3c Community Residents Complete GED Program at Marywood On June 21, more than 25 students earned a high school diploma with the help of Marywood's GED program. Marywood was recently awarded $1 million to provide adult literacy services and GED preparation courses. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:10:01 EST 1b30c9d3-de03-4dc4-b68f-3037795dcb7f ASEC Board Meets and Launches New Education Program At a recent board meeting, the African Sisters Education Collaborative voted to pilot a new program called Higher Education for Sisters in Africa. Sun, 30 Dec 2012 11:30:01 EST b257d048-59ff-4531-9dfb-ed09df46fc7b Professor Studies Marriages in India’s Caste System Packiaraj Arumugham, a professor in Marywood's School of Social Work and Administrative Studies, has spent years studying inter-caste marriages in India. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:30:01 EDT 584b9f38-3775-4fa1-87a8-0dbc22101fba Marywood Establishes Office of Military and Veteran Services Marywood has established an Office of Military and Veteran Services to help veterans transition from military to student life. Marywood is the first college in the region to offer these kinds of services. Tue, 05 Jun 2012 16:00:00 EDT 603843c5-fccb-44e9-be42-b481101e7236 Spring 2012 Graduates and Dean's List Marywood awarded over 900 degrees at its May commencement ceremony. The spring dean's list was also recently announced. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:50:01 EDT 24d7717c-e57b-412a-9124-3ae3e0e3e56e Marywood Meets India on a Graduate Social Work Trip In March, eleven graduate students from the School of Social Work traveled to India to work with social services agencies and become acquainted with Indian culture. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 01:00:00 EDT bca30a6a-d0b4-4d69-bea3-e8dd5dce96fe Athletic Training Major and Published Author Athletic training major Kevin Phillips will have his article on rock climbing published in an upcoming issue of the <i>Strength and Conditioning Journal</i>. Here, Kevin answers questions about his interests, inspirations, and career plans. Wed, 09 May 2012 17:20:00 EDT a1ede294-c56a-45f6-80fc-7e5d8ab76b22 Visiting Environmental Artist Series On April 25, visiting environmental artist Susan Johnson will speak at 4 p.m. in the Learning Resources Center. Sat, 02 Jun 2012 14:40:00 EDT 6bb6d141-f8e3-4b11-bac0-b8c30392b3e9 Marywood Recognized by Society of Collegiate Journalists Marywood's student-run newspaper, <i>The Wood Word</i>, recently received multiple awards from the Society for Collegiate Journalists. Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:10:00 EDT ee225e9f-f5ed-448e-9826-2a20f08d8915 Marywood Celebrates Earth Day Marywood will celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 23 with green exhibitors and a panel discussion about the university's sustainability initiatives. Sat, 21 Apr 2012 07:00:00 EDT b5913bc6-a080-4b33-bb7d-44e49ba4111c Music, Theatre, and Dance Events to End the Semester Marywood's Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance will wrap up the spring semester with a series of concerts and events. Tue, 01 May 2012 08:54:43 EDT 32cc9f5d-66b5-4f77-8c37-b62ae40e9691 Visiting Artist Judy Pfaff to Speak at Marywood Marywood's art department will host a lecture by visiting artist Judy Pfaff on Monday, April 23, at 3 p.m. in the Learning Resources Center. The event and reception are free and open to the public. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 02:20:00 EDT ec30f305-f632-4ae8-a68d-619045e65f31 Health and Physical Education Majors Shine at National Level Three students from the health and physical education department were recently recognized by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) for their academic achievements and commitment to service. Wed, 25 Apr 2012 13:30:01 EDT adb5c1b6-0e7f-4aa6-a81c-34e9091db892 COMM Week to Celebrate Communication Arts on Campus On April 16, Marywood's communication arts department will kick off COMM Week, its week-long celebration of communication. This year, a special emphasis will be placed on media storytelling. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 09:42:24 EDT 1d74227d-af04-46e3-ae3f-f51226e83f20 Marywood to Host 3rd Annual Fulbright Lecture On April 12, Fulbright Award winners Rebecca Clothey and Cynthia Gersti Pipin will discuss "China in the 21st Century." The event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Nazareth Student Center's Latour Room. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:50:00 EDT 1c0e8215-5972-4969-9b57-6b5d86dbcb6a Marywood Aviators to host 7th annual Aviation Exploration Day On Saturday, April 14, the Marywood Aviators will host the 7th annual Aviation Exploration Day at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International airport. Admission is free. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:00:01 EDT e6af780b-9b81-4c7d-ad08-ab71672b8caf Campus Musical Acts to Give Free Concert On Friday, April 13, Marywood will present "A Musical Collage," featuring performances by the jazz ensemble, campus choir, and orchestra. The concert is free and open to the public. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 23:10:01 EDT dd83f2e7-0559-4b3d-a92d-98f45f40eff5 Exclusive Interview with General Nutters McWalnut In a rare interview, General Nutters McWalnut recalls the Great Squirrel Uprising of 2011, which resulted in the takeover of Marywood's homepage. Mon, 06 May 2013 15:30:00 EDT 579d90d4-d928-47a5-95d7-20a831ef3c65 Marywood to Host 5th Annual Faculty Symposium Marywood will host the 5th Annual Faculty Symposium on April 4. Researchers from area colleges will showcase their research in areas such as health care, social work, public administration, and the social sciences. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:26:39 EST 6c2f3eff-9576-44ca-8a80-45fc5451c2cd National Autism Awareness Day Lands at Marywood To mark National Autism Awareness Day, Marywood's Autism Speaks U Club will host a "Wear All Blue Day" on Monday, April 2. Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT efb37b89-97d8-4ea5-94ed-9445ab9fee96 Students Sweep ADDY Awards Marywood art students swept the student category at this year's ADDY Awards, a local advertising competition. University staff also took home an award for Marywood's mobile website. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:39:42 EDT 4b3199dc-a67c-4b53-9238-a1aa2b888f0b 5K Run, Walk Crawl for International Service Trips On Sunday, April 15 at 1PM, Marywood will host a 5K run to benefit the International Service Trips to Guatemala and Tanzania in May. The race is open to the public. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 08:54:12 EDT 61872409-4a85-4957-be9a-512c2fec5dbe Despite E-readers, Book Swap Remains a Popular Tradition Marywood's biennial book swap continues to draw a crowd, despite the growing popularity of e-readers. The next book swap will be held Tuesday, March 27. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 10:20:00 EDT c07c0111-bbe8-4be0-b157-f2abb31af414 Distinguished Dissertation Education professor Kerri Tobin has received an award from the American Educational Research Association for her dissertation on best practices for teaching homeless students. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:17:22 EDT ec8bb273-7cb3-454a-a041-838eb5154dda Marywood to Host 5th Annual Charity Basketball Game Marywood will host its 5th Annual Charity Basketball Game, a fundraiser for St. Joseph's Center, on March 24 in the Mellow Center for Athletics and Wellness. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:01:44 EDT 41c3bd91-695b-416d-9bbf-ab7a23c5f554 Alum Leads Habitat through Successful Homebuilding Project Marywood alumnus and employee Todd Pousley is the president of Habitat for Humanity of Lackawanna County. On March 9, the organization dedicated its first house in seven years. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:50:00 EDT 087ccfa8-3a85-4e5a-873d-412b3e248e15 YouTube Sensation Taylor Mali to Perform at Marywood Slam poet and YouTube sensation Taylor Mali will take the stage on Monday in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. The show is free and open to the public. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 19:30:00 EDT c2d9a0f5-8e23-4888-b017-630a200f7736 Dance Team Holds Annual Spring Show The dance team will hold its annual spring show, "Dear Diary," March 16-17 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 15:10:00 EDT 1a75b3a5-6508-4615-92b5-20c03f6ac96c Business Ethics: Perfect Match or Oxymoron? Marywood will host its 10th Annual Forum on Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility on March 19. Tue, 13 Mar 2012 16:07:29 EDT 3737b76b-e975-4938-85f4-196b2dee33e5 Dr. Ed O'Brien Wins Prestigious Psychology Award Dr. Ed O'Brien is the recipient of this year's "Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Science and/or Profession of Psychology," awarded annually by the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 11:10:00 EST 899a0cc9-d4ce-4b37-8e39-eca13b5764cd Marywood to Tanzania This spring, four students will be traveling to Tanzania, where they will help students learn to read and write in English. Wed, 07 Mar 2012 17:40:00 EST d03bfb59-9236-47d2-859c-ac20e2c029e4 Marywood Art Professor Lands Solo Show in Paris Art professor Mark Webber's paintings will be on display at the New Heart City Gallery in Paris. This is his first solo European exhibition. Tue, 06 Mar 2012 09:10:00 EST 6ddac515-e72f-4bef-bcd5-c0a95d309097 Two Marywood Students Make Fulbright Finalists Distinction Marywood students Kelsey Knight and Jonathan Najarian have both been named "Fulbright Finalists" for their respective work in secondary education and urban development. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 21:20:00 EST 994db4d6-8561-49de-935e-85fca68f233b Metropolitan Opera Star Stephanie Blythe to Perform at Marywood World-renowned Metropolitan Opera star Stephanie Blythe and internationally acclaimed pianist Warren Jones will present a recital on March 11 at 2 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 10:30:00 EST 98aee4a8-ede2-4194-9b51-d338f2c2e8df Students Travel Nearby and Abroad for Spring Break Service Trips During spring break, 45 students, faculty, and staff will travel near and far to serve people in West Virginia, Missouri, Philadelphia, and Honduras. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:00:01 EST f0889321-8178-4a6d-893f-4abfff62a303 Documentary Explores the Role of Women in the Media <em>Miss Representation</em>, a documentary that explores the role of women in the media, will be shown on Thursday, February 23, at 6 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Society for Collegiate Journalists and the Communication Arts Department. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 10:50:00 EST 5f83368a-a1cf-4064-8cc1-cb82765a98a6 Marywood to Perform Once Upon a Mattress Students will perform the musical <em>Once Upon a Mattress</em> on February 25 and 26 in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:52:30 EST 9427ccb4-2805-4e09-b02d-b570eba3f698 Marywood Hosts Artist Keltie Ferris New York painter Keltie Ferris will discuss her work, artistic process, and life as an artist in a lecture on Wednesday, February 22 at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 13:30:00 EST 9be9896f-abbb-4487-865a-870910c5e209 Dr. Joseph Polizzi’s New Article Explores Leadership Dr. Joseph Polizzi, assistant professor of education, recently wrote the article, "Transformative Preparation and Professional Development: Authentic Reflective Practice for School Leadership." Fri, 13 Apr 2012 20:50:00 EDT a765187e-9395-4a02-a88d-26cd5d588012 Dean Rodgers on Human Trafficking Issues Dean Rodgers is poised to take action against human trafficking in the Scranton area, which is more prevalent than many realize. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 18:40:00 EST 08d67d74-434d-4d65-a048-f660178857d8 NYC-based Threefifty Duo Headed to Marywood On Saturday, February 4, Threefifty Duo, a pair of classically-influenced post-rock guitarists, will perform in the Marian Chapel. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. General admission is $15. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 09:16:32 EST 4fca4db5-fc14-4565-8475-8354577b9e60 Psychological Services Center to Hold Free, Public Anxiety Screenings The Psychological Services Center is hosting Anxiety Screening Day on Thursday, February 2. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the center will provide free, confidential screenings for students, faculty, staff, and the public. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 05:50:00 EST 1ed88f08-67d9-49d7-be1b-673202f76805 First Wednesdays at the Library are Back! First Wednesday at the Library brings special presentations and discussions about a range of topics, from zines to yoga. The first event will be held February 1. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 15:40:00 EST 0d1a43e4-6be9-4de4-abac-313c180411c6