Marywood University's Dean of the Architecture School, Greg Hunt, FAIA, was named the 2009 recipient of the Virginia Society American Institute of Architects' (AIA) most prestigious award, the William C. Noland Medal. The Noland Medal is the highest honor bestowed upon a member of the Society. The award is given to an architect who has established a distinguished body of accomplishments, sustained over time, which spans a broad spectrum of the professions and transcends the scope of normal professional activities.
Tom Calomeris has been appointed Marywood University's first-ever Aquatics Director and Head Coach of the men's & women's swimming and diving teams. Dr. Mary Jo Gunning, Marywood University Director of Athletics and Recreation, made the announcement and said the swimming and diving teams will begin competition in November 2010 upon completion of the new Marywood University Aquatics Center-an extension of the Robert J. Mellow Center for Athletics & Wellness. The Aquatics Center will include an eight-lane pool, team locker rooms, and spectator seating for 190.