The PA Department of Education has awarded Marywood nearly one million dollars over three years to deliver adult literacy services and GED preparation courses.
Mark E. Rodgers, DSW, has been appointed dean of the College of Health and Human Services. Dr. Rodgers has a background in social work and is particularly passionate about issues related to human trafficking.
Marywood has launched a mobile website that's optimized for viewing on smartphones. This is in direct response to a general increase in the number of mobile internet users.
The Tournées French Film Festival is bringing films like Gods and Men and Persepolis to campus. The series will begin on November 4 and run through November 18. All screenings are free and open to the public.
Two faculty members were recently recognized at Marywood's fall convocation. Arthur Comstock, Ph.D., was nominated for CASE Professor of the Year. Craig Johnson, Ph.D., received the Distinction in One's Discipline Award.
John Hagan, a professor of law and sociology at Northwestern University, will present "Death and Displacement in Sudan: Evidence of Continuing State-Led Genocide" on Monday, October 24, at 7 p.m. The event, which will take place in the Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center, is free and open to the public.
Professor Phil Jenkins discusses the Socrates Cafe and his love for philosophy.
The Marywood University Orchestra will perform a selection of works by German, Italian, and French composers on Sunday, October 9, at the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. Admission is free, and the performance will begin at 4 p.m.
Researchers at Marywood will attempt to determine whether water build-up in lungs affects performance by studying runners in this year's Steamtown Marathon.
Marywood's opening convocation will take place on Wednesday, September 21, at 11 a.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts.