This Week @ Marywood

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Chamber Music Festival (9/24, 9/25, 9/26)

Join us for a three-day Chamber Music Festival on Sept. 24, 25, & 26. This festival, given by professional chamber musicians, is being presented as a "welcome back to live performances festival" for the greater Scranton community as well as the campus community. The festival will be a weekend of outstanding chamber music featuring Marywood music faculty and guest artists. (Sophie Till and Jennifer Reuning Myers - Violin) (Christiane Appenheimner Vaida - Cello) (Ron Stabinsky and Eun Sil Suh - Piano). All concerts will be held in the Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University. Open to the Public - Free admission!

Current Art Exhibitions

KRESGE GALLERY (INSALACO CENTER FOR STUDIO ARTS):
Art Foundation Year Exhibition (through 9/24) 
The Art Department at Marywood cordially invites you to attend our annual Art Foundation Year Exhibition, featuring first-year works in a variety of media by Marywood art students from the 2020-2021 academic year. The exhibition will be on display through September 24, 2021. The Kresge Gallery is open from 7a.m. - 9 p.m. daily.

MAHADY GALLERY (SHIELDS CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS)

PRINTMAKING: ART & PROCESS (through 10/22)
This is exhibit takes an educational approach showcasing the variety of printmaking and printing processes through a collection of privately owned prints from various artists, posters and student and faculty work. Works selected drop a wide net over the traditional printmaking to commercial offset printing. Sub-categories include social issue posters, works from a print portfolio exchange and a display of tools to help explain the process.

UPCOMING: George Catlin - North American Indian Portfolio (11/6-12/11)
The exhibition will run from November 6 - December 11, in the Mahady Gallery. Opening reception is November 6 from 2-4 p.m. Gallery talk will be on Wednesday, November 17, at 3 p.m.

Gallery Hours for the fall semester are:
Mon. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tues. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wed. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thur. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fri. 1-4 p.m.
Sat. 1 4 p.m.

**COVID NOTICE: Effective Monday, August 9, 2021, face masks are required in all indoor locations regardless of vaccination status, including the gallery space. All indoor dining areas on campus will also require face masks when individuals are not actively eating or drinking. Though masks are not required outside, everyone should continue to use their best judgement in outdoor spaces that attract crowds and where social distance is not possible.

Upcoming MTD Performances

  • Marywood Chamber Music Festival | September 24, 2021 at 7:00PM

    Sep 25 (Sat), 7:00PM

    Sep 26 (Sun), 1:00PM

    | Marian Chapel
    A weekend of outstanding chamber music featuring Marywood music faculty and guest artists. (Sophie Till and Jennifer Reuning Myers - Violin) (Christiane Appenheimner Vaida - Cello) (Ron Stabinsky and Eun Sil Suh - Piano) All concerts held in the Marian Chapel, Swartz Center, Marywood University Free admission.

  • When We Dead Awaken by Henrik Ibsen | October 07, 2021 at 7:30PM

    Oct 8 (Fri), 7:30 PM

    Oct 9 (Sat), 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM

    | SLC Main Theatre
    Admission is free for anyone with a Marywood ID (students, faculty, staff) as well as IHM Sisters. Tickets can be reserved through University Tickets. https://marywood.universitytickets.com/w/

  • String Celebration Concert | October 23, 2021 at 7:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • Northeastern Youth Wind Ensemble Concert | October 24, 2021 at 3:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony Concert | November 14, 2021 at 4:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • Tutti Ensemble Concert | November 14, 2021 at 2:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • Jazz Ambassadors Concert | November 19, 2021 at 7:00PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission.

  • Concert Choir and Orchestra Combined Concert | November 21, 2021 at 4:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • Percussion Ensemble Concert | November 30, 2021 at 5:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • Junior Wind Band Celebration Concert | December 04, 2021 at 7:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • Chamber Singers Concert | December 05, 2021 at 4:00PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission.

  • Wind Symphony Holiday Concert | December 08, 2021 at 7:00PM | Marywood Heights
    Free admission.

  • Opera Workshop Performance | December 07, 2021 at 7:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • String Ensemble Concert | December 10, 2021 at 7:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

  • Guitar Ensemble Holiday Concert | December 09, 2021 at 7:00PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission.

  • String Project Holiday Gala | December 09, 2021 at 6:30PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission.

Nothing to Hide (10/5)

"Nothing to Hide" is taking place on Tues., Oct. 5, in the Learning Commons Lobby from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event aims to show strength, courage, integrity, and accomplishment in the face of adversity and stigma. C/SDC asks that you join them for both an information booth and an expressive art booth for mask making and other creative activities, to explore what it means to process the narratives on mental health stigmas. 

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Sr. Angela Kim Merits 2nd Fulbright Specialist Award

Sister Angela Kim IHM, Ph.D., Full Professor, Director of the School of Social Work, and Director of MSW Program at Marywood University, received her second Fulbright Specialist Award to Poland from the William J. Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. From October 1 to November 10, 2021, at the Rzeszow University of Technology in Poland, she will complete a project that aims to exchange knowledge and establish partnerships benefiting participants, institutions, and communities both in the U.S. and overseas through a variety of educational and training activities within the field of social work. To read more, click on the headline link.

Marywood Among the Best in 2022 US News Rankings

Marywood University offers the “Best Value” among Northeast Pennsylvania Universities, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges ranking. Marywood was also the highest ranked of only two local institutions included in U.S. News “Best Colleges for Veterans” category and the highest-ranked local institution for the “Top Performers in Social Media” category. Read more about this recognition by clicking the headline link.

Marywood Named a 2021-2022 College of Distinction

Marywood University has been recognized nationally for its high-impact approach to education and its honorable commitment to engaged, experiential education by Colleges of Distinction, a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. As an institution whose primary goals are based on student success and satisfaction, Marywood confirms its honor as one of the renowned Colleges of Distinction. Marywood University also earned special recognition nationally among Catholic Universities and statewide among Pennsylvania Universities. Individual accolades include Colleges of Distinction’s national endorsements of Marywood’s academic programs in Business, Education, and Nursing, as well as its exceptional student support initiatives in Career Development and Military Support. Read more about this recognition by clicking the headline link.

Sr. Angela Kim Merits 2nd Fulbright Specialist Award

Sister Angela Kim IHM, Ph.D., Full Professor, Director of the School of Social Work, and Director of MSW Program at Marywood University, received her second Fulbright Specialist Award to Poland from the William J. Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. From October 1 to November 10, 2021, at the Rzeszow University of Technology in Poland, she will complete a project that aims to exchange knowledge and establish partnerships benefiting participants, institutions, and communities both in the U.S. and overseas through a variety of educational and training activities within the field of social work. To read more, click on the headline link.

Marywood Among the Best in 2022 US News Rankings

Marywood University offers the “Best Value” among Northeast Pennsylvania Universities, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges ranking. Marywood was also the highest ranked of only two local institutions included in U.S. News “Best Colleges for Veterans” category and the highest-ranked local institution for the “Top Performers in Social Media” category. Read more about this recognition by clicking the headline link.

Marywood Named a 2021-2022 College of Distinction

Marywood University has been recognized nationally for its high-impact approach to education and its honorable commitment to engaged, experiential education by Colleges of Distinction, a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. As an institution whose primary goals are based on student success and satisfaction, Marywood confirms its honor as one of the renowned Colleges of Distinction. Marywood University also earned special recognition nationally among Catholic Universities and statewide among Pennsylvania Universities. Individual accolades include Colleges of Distinction’s national endorsements of Marywood’s academic programs in Business, Education, and Nursing, as well as its exceptional student support initiatives in Career Development and Military Support. Read more about this recognition by clicking the headline link.

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Student Calling Program Hiring for Fall Phonathon (Starts 9/27 for 6 weeks)

Now hiring student callers for Fall Phonathon!

Are you a person who enjoys connecting with others? Working as a Student Caller will offer you the opportunity to strengthen your communication skills, enhance your critical thinking and practical skills, and share information with alumni, parents, and friends of Marywood. Your engagement and connections with Marywood alumni could even help you find your own path. If you are articulate, passionate about Marywood and willing to ask for gifts in support of the University and future Pacers like you, then this position is for you!

This is a remote position. Shifts available Sunday through Thursday 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. The program starts on 9/27 and will last approximately six weeks.

Submit your interest form and use Job Number: 2021-31

View Student Calling Program Poster...

Dance Club Open Practices (Sundays in Sept.)

Come and check out the Marywood Dance Club on Sundays in September from 5-6 p.m., in the Dance Studio in the Center for Athletics and Wellness. Stretch, work on technique, and learn dance combinations. No experience necessary. Questions? Email Rachel at baldini@marywood.edu

Faculty Research Talk: Mathematical Model for the Spread of Covid-19 in PA (10/7)

Throughout the semester, the Honors Program will be hosting research talks highlighting the work of faculty members and their field expertise.

For the first talk, we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Craig Johnson from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Dr. Johnson will discuss the use of modeling to predict the spread of Covid-19 in Pennsylvania, highlighting the profound, real-world applications of faculty research that can help us better understand and plan during the pandemic. 
Join us in the Upper Main in Nazareth Student Center for this engaging research talk! The event will run on Thursday, October 7, from 4-5 p.m., with plenty of time for questions and discussion.

Pacer Pantry Open for Students and Employees

Hours for the Pacer Pantry are as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fridays: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Volunteer Days: Wednesdays and Saturdays
To be eligible for services or to volunteer, one must be enrolled in courses or currently employed at Marywood University. The Pacer Pantry is open to those who need it, whether you only need it once or on an ongoing basis.Entry to the Pacer Pantry, which is located on the side of Emmanuel Hall (ground floor) on University Avenue, directly behind Madonna Hall, requires Marywood ID card access for both volunteers and patrons. Contact Campus Safety to make sure your card is coded. For public health reasons, all masking protocols should be observed when using/volunteering for the Pacer Pantry. 

To learn more, contact: PacerPantry@marywood.edu  |  Volunteer for the Pacer Pantry

View Pacer Pantry Information and Guidelines...

Marywood Community: Free Access to The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a premier news source dedicated to covering the nation's colleges and universities. The Chronicle updates its online presence, Chronicle.com, throughout the day, and appears 12 times per year in print. Marywood students, faculty, and staff now have complimentary, full-text access to Chronicle.com, which includes The Chronicle of Higher Education’s content, daily news, and data. Access to Chronicle.com is available on campus, at the office, or from home. On Chronicle.com, you can search for articles and essays dating back to 1989, and have access to special issues, such as The Almanac of Higher Education, and The Trends Report. You also have the option of receiving daily and weekly newsletters for the latest news stories and commentary on higher ed. For details on how to register for your individual, complementary account, visit: https://marywood.libguides.com/chronicle

Student Calling Program Hiring for Fall Phonathon (Starts 9/27 for 6 weeks)

Now hiring student callers for Fall Phonathon!

Are you a person who enjoys connecting with others? Working as a Student Caller will offer you the opportunity to strengthen your communication skills, enhance your critical thinking and practical skills, and share information with alumni, parents, and friends of Marywood. Your engagement and connections with Marywood alumni could even help you find your own path. If you are articulate, passionate about Marywood and willing to ask for gifts in support of the University and future Pacers like you, then this position is for you!

This is a remote position. Shifts available Sunday through Thursday 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. The program starts on 9/27 and will last approximately six weeks.

Submit your interest form and use Job Number: 2021-31

View Student Calling Program Poster...

Dance Club Open Practices (Sundays in Sept.)

Come and check out the Marywood Dance Club on Sundays in September from 5-6 p.m., in the Dance Studio in the Center for Athletics and Wellness. Stretch, work on technique, and learn dance combinations. No experience necessary. Questions? Email Rachel at baldini@marywood.edu

Faculty Research Talk: Mathematical Model for the Spread of Covid-19 in PA (10/7)

Throughout the semester, the Honors Program will be hosting research talks highlighting the work of faculty members and their field expertise.

For the first talk, we are thrilled to welcome Dr. Craig Johnson from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Dr. Johnson will discuss the use of modeling to predict the spread of Covid-19 in Pennsylvania, highlighting the profound, real-world applications of faculty research that can help us better understand and plan during the pandemic. 
Join us in the Upper Main in Nazareth Student Center for this engaging research talk! The event will run on Thursday, October 7, from 4-5 p.m., with plenty of time for questions and discussion.

Pacer Pantry Open for Students and Employees

Hours for the Pacer Pantry are as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fridays: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Volunteer Days: Wednesdays and Saturdays
To be eligible for services or to volunteer, one must be enrolled in courses or currently employed at Marywood University. The Pacer Pantry is open to those who need it, whether you only need it once or on an ongoing basis.Entry to the Pacer Pantry, which is located on the side of Emmanuel Hall (ground floor) on University Avenue, directly behind Madonna Hall, requires Marywood ID card access for both volunteers and patrons. Contact Campus Safety to make sure your card is coded. For public health reasons, all masking protocols should be observed when using/volunteering for the Pacer Pantry. 

To learn more, contact: PacerPantry@marywood.edu  |  Volunteer for the Pacer Pantry

View Pacer Pantry Information and Guidelines...

Marywood Community: Free Access to The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a premier news source dedicated to covering the nation's colleges and universities. The Chronicle updates its online presence, Chronicle.com, throughout the day, and appears 12 times per year in print. Marywood students, faculty, and staff now have complimentary, full-text access to Chronicle.com, which includes The Chronicle of Higher Education’s content, daily news, and data. Access to Chronicle.com is available on campus, at the office, or from home. On Chronicle.com, you can search for articles and essays dating back to 1989, and have access to special issues, such as The Almanac of Higher Education, and The Trends Report. You also have the option of receiving daily and weekly newsletters for the latest news stories and commentary on higher ed. For details on how to register for your individual, complementary account, visit: https://marywood.libguides.com/chronicle

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News at Marywood

Check out our news site for the latest Marywood news.

In the Media - September 13-19, 2021

September 19, 2021

Students in Marywood's Communication Sciences and Disorders Program recently attended a career day

September 15, 2021

Scranton Films (co-founded by Marywood Alumna Luz Cabrales) produces new web series that explores arts for kids

September 14, 2021

WVIA Public Media: Jan Lokuta, attorney and arts advocate, speaks about American painters Thomas Moran & George Catlin (native of Wilkes-Barre) and their connection to the idea of creating national parks in the US; discusses an upcoming art exhibition at Marywood University, titled "George Catlin - North American Indian Portfolio" set for 11/6 through 12/11/21.

Commemorating Catlin and his grand idea (exhibit at Marywood starting Nov. 6)

September 13, 2021

Despite a Hard Knock Life, Marywood Alumnus Nick Biondi Sets His Eyes on the PGA Tour

Marywood Alumna Nina DeiTos Zanon, Executive Director of the Wyoming Valley Children's Association, is a 2021 Finalists for The Young Professional Women's Leadership Award (Wilkes-Barre Chamber)

News at Marywood

Check out our news site for the latest Marywood news.

In the Media - September 13-19, 2021

September 19, 2021

Students in Marywood's Communication Sciences and Disorders Program recently attended a career day

September 15, 2021

Scranton Films (co-founded by Marywood Alumna Luz Cabrales) produces new web series that explores arts for kids

September 14, 2021

WVIA Public Media: Jan Lokuta, attorney and arts advocate, speaks about American painters Thomas Moran & George Catlin (native of Wilkes-Barre) and their connection to the idea of creating national parks in the US; discusses an upcoming art exhibition at Marywood University, titled "George Catlin - North American Indian Portfolio" set for 11/6 through 12/11/21.

Commemorating Catlin and his grand idea (exhibit at Marywood starting Nov. 6)

September 13, 2021

Despite a Hard Knock Life, Marywood Alumnus Nick Biondi Sets His Eyes on the PGA Tour

Marywood Alumna Nina DeiTos Zanon, Executive Director of the Wyoming Valley Children's Association, is a 2021 Finalists for The Young Professional Women's Leadership Award (Wilkes-Barre Chamber)