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Your Time Is Now! Fall Open Houses (Oct. 20 & Nov. 10)

Do you know someone who is interested in becoming a Marywood student? A great way to get to know Marywood University is at our Fall Undergraduate Open Houses! Join us on campus on October 20 or November 10 to talk with current students, take a campus tour, and meet with representatives of academic departments, admissions counselors, financial aid, and athletic coaches. Complimentary continental breakfast and buffet lunch for all guests.  The event is held on each date from 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.)

Register for Marywood's Fall Open House today!

Free September Events for Undergraduate Students

The Student Activities & Leadership Development Office is hosting the following FREE events for undergraduate students in September:

Friday 9/21-Sunday 9/23

Family Weekend
More info here!

Masses During Family Weekend
Saturday, September 22, 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 23, 7:30 p.m.
Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life

Thursday 9/27
Dip Your Own Caramel Apples
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Fireplace Lounge
Hosted by the Marywood Commuter Committee

Sunday 9/30
Reaper's Revenge Bus Trip
Bus departs Nazareth lot at 5:30 p.m., leaves Reaper's Revenge at 9:30 p.m.
*Sign ups begin online on University Tickets on Monday 9/17*

Art Gallery Events

The 2018 Marywood Art Faculty Biennial will be held in the Mahady Gallery, which is located on the first floor of the Shields Center for Visual Arts. This multimedia exhibition of current work by Marywood University’s Department of Visual Arts faculty showcases a diverse range of styles, mediums, and techniques from 25 artist-educators. The exhibit will be on display through Saturday, October 13, 2018.

CONNECT: The College of Arts and Sciences Selects from The Maslow Collection is a celebration of the interconnectivity between all fields in higher learning and the recent reformation of the University’s College of Arts and Sciences. A faculty representative from each of the10 disciplines within the College of Arts and Sciences curates a work from The Maslow Collection into the exhibition, then writes about the artwork’s relationship to their area of study. Unexpected and fascinating dialogues are generated, showing how critical, creative, and collaborative we all are in this environment. The exhibit will be on display through November 2, 2018. The Maslow Gallery is located on the first floor of the Shields Center for Visual Arts.

The Marywood Print Guild will host an exhibit for its 2018 collection of 20 works in the Suraci Gallery, located on the second floor of the Shields Visual Arts Center for Visual Arts. There will be an artist walk-through beginning at 6 p.m. on September 20, 2018 during the opening reception. The Print Guild will be on display through Sunday, October 7, 2018.

Top 5 Things to Do in Lackawanna County (September 20-26)

Find out more about the the Top 5 events in Lackawanna County from September 20-26 from the Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau (www.visitnepa.org).

Download September 20-26 flyer from the Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau

Designer Purse Bingo to Benefit the Men's Basketball Team (September 22)

Come join the Men's Basketball Team for a fun night at their First Designer Purse Bingo on Saturday, September 22, at Holy Rosary School, 312 William Street, Scranton, PA 18508. Proceeds will benefit the Marywood University Pacers Men's Basketball Program.Must be at least 18 years old to attend.

Doors open at 6 p.m. First game starts at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $25 per person for 20 games.
Specials, basket raffles, and 50/50.
Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. 

Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis, so don't delay...get your tickets today!
Text or call Jamie: 570-954-8253 or email: mastroianni@marywood.edu  
You can also call the Marywood University Men's Basketball Office: 570-348-6211, ext. 2284

Check out the Facebook Event Page for the Men's Basketball Team's Designer Purse Bingo

Saint Joseph’s Center Auxiliary 8th Annual Chicken Dinner (September 23)

Join the St. Joseph's Auxiliary for its 8th Annual Chicken Dinner, featuring Mr. Yock's BBQ.
Menu includes: Half Roasted Chicken, Baked Potato, Corn, Roll , Bottle of Water, Cookie

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Noon ~ 4:00 PM
2010 Adams Avenue
Scranton

Tickets ~ $10 each. Tickets must be purchased in advance! 

Drive thru, take out, or limited seating available.

For information or to purchase a ticket, please call 570-963-1290, or complete and mail the attached flyer in advance of the event.

Chicken BBQ Ticket Order Form

Pacers Club Meet and Greet Dinner (September 24)

The University’s athletics club, the Pacers Club, will host a Surf and Turf Dinner on Monday, September 24, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m., at Morganz Pub and Eatery, 315 Green Ridge Street, Scranton, Pa. 18509. The cost of the dinner is $75. Proceeds from the event will assist with the cost of student-athletes’ equipment and their events and programs. Please make your reservations soon, as there are only a limited number of tickets remaining for this popular event!
The dinner, which will feature a surf & turf dinner (vegetarian option also available) will serve as an opportunity to welcome Marywood University’s newest administrators:
Dr. E. Lee Felder, Director of Human Resources
Tom Steffes, Director of Information Technology
Cara Bell-Green, Director of Alumni Engagement
James Brown, Director of Marketing and Communications
The Marywood University Pacers Club is an organization that is exclusively dedicated to athletics and the student athletes who represent the University. This club helps to fund and supplement the cost of equipment, events, and programs that are vital to the success of the University’s athletics programs.
A portion of your donation is tax deductible.

Get more information about the Pacers Club Dinner and event tickets...

Student-Athlete Preview Day (October 6)

The University’s Athletic Department in partnership with the Office of University Admissions, will hold a Student-Athlete Preview Day on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is designed as an opportunity for prospective student-athletes to experience campus, learn about academic programs, and meet with coaches, admissions counselors, and financial aid staff.

Get more information on Student-Athlete Preview Day...

Music Audition Dates for New Students

The Music, Theatre, and Dance Department recently announced music audition dates for new students.

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018, voice and keyboard auditions will be held.
  • Friday, December 7, 2018, winds, strings, and percussion auditions will be held.
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019, winds, strings, and percussions auditions will be held.
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019, voice and keyboard auditions will be held.
  • Saturday, February 16, 2019, winds, strings, and percussion auditions will be held.

 Special audition days include:

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018, string auditions during the String Celebration
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019, winds and percussions auditions during Senior Wind Band Celebration
  • Saturday, February 9, 2019, voice, piano, and organ auditions will be held. Lunch with faculty, a question-and-answer session with current students, and a complimentary lesson will be offered.
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019, voice auditions will be held. Lunch with faculty, a question-and-answer session with current students, and a complimentary lesson will be offered.

Get more information...

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U.S. News Ranks Marywood University Best Value among Northeast PA Colleges

Marywood University offers the “Best Value” among Northeast Pennsylvania Universities, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges ranking. Marywood was also one of only two regional Universities ranked in the U.S. News “Best Colleges for Veterans” category.

Learn More...

Master of Social Work Student Receives Fellowship Award

Marywood University Master of Social Work student, Kandia Palmer, East Stroudsburg, Pa., was recently notified that she is the recipient of a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Minority Fellowship Program award for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Read more...

Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter Named Social Work Educator of the Year

At its 2018 conference, the National Association of Social Workers of Pennsylvania (NASW-PA) Chapter awarded Lloyd L. Lyter, Ph.D., MSW, LSW, with the Social Work Educator of the Year Award. Dr. Lyter is a professor of social work and director of Marywood University’s Pocono Master of Social Work Program at East Stroudsburg University, where he also teaches in East Stroudsburg’s bachelor’s-level social work program. Dr. Lyter has many years of practice and administrative experience in behavioral health. 

Read more about Dr. Lyter...

Marywood's Aphasia Support Group Recognized on National Aphasia Association Website

Marywood's Aphasia Support Group was recently highlighted on the National Aphasia Association's website.

Dr. Romines Appointed as State Chair of Pennsylvania for the National Band Association

The National Band Association Executive Committee has appointed F. David Romines, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music Education, Director of Bands, and Co-chairperson of the Music, Theatre, and Dance department at Marywood University, to the post of State Chair of Pennsylvania. The National Band Association, founded on September 11, 1960, is the largest professional organization for bands in the world. It was organized for the purpose of promoting the musical, cultural, and educational significance of bands and is dedicated to the attainment of a high level of excellence for bands and band music. There are more than 100 National Band Association members in Pennsylvania and approximately 2,000 members worldwide. Dr. Romines is a two-time recipient of the National Band Association’s Citation of Excellence award.

Learn More about the Music, Theatre, and Dance Department at Marywood University.

Chamber Singers Chosen to Perform at American Choral Directors Association Conference (October 27)

For the first time in their history, Marywood University’s Chamber Singers have been invited to perform at the American Choral Directors Association Conference at Lincoln University.

Through a competitive application process, Marywood University’s Chamber Singers will be one of four choirs that have been chosen to perform at the conference, which takes place on October 27, 2018. The mission of the American Choral Directors Association is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition and advocacy.

Get More Information about the Music, Theatre, and Dance Department

U.S. News Ranks Marywood University Best Value among Northeast PA Colleges

Marywood University offers the “Best Value” among Northeast Pennsylvania Universities, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges ranking. Marywood was also one of only two regional Universities ranked in the U.S. News “Best Colleges for Veterans” category.

Learn More...

Master of Social Work Student Receives Fellowship Award

Marywood University Master of Social Work student, Kandia Palmer, East Stroudsburg, Pa., was recently notified that she is the recipient of a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Minority Fellowship Program award for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Read more...

Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter Named Social Work Educator of the Year

At its 2018 conference, the National Association of Social Workers of Pennsylvania (NASW-PA) Chapter awarded Lloyd L. Lyter, Ph.D., MSW, LSW, with the Social Work Educator of the Year Award. Dr. Lyter is a professor of social work and director of Marywood University’s Pocono Master of Social Work Program at East Stroudsburg University, where he also teaches in East Stroudsburg’s bachelor’s-level social work program. Dr. Lyter has many years of practice and administrative experience in behavioral health. 

Read more about Dr. Lyter...

Marywood's Aphasia Support Group Recognized on National Aphasia Association Website

Marywood's Aphasia Support Group was recently highlighted on the National Aphasia Association's website.

Dr. Romines Appointed as State Chair of Pennsylvania for the National Band Association

The National Band Association Executive Committee has appointed F. David Romines, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music Education, Director of Bands, and Co-chairperson of the Music, Theatre, and Dance department at Marywood University, to the post of State Chair of Pennsylvania. The National Band Association, founded on September 11, 1960, is the largest professional organization for bands in the world. It was organized for the purpose of promoting the musical, cultural, and educational significance of bands and is dedicated to the attainment of a high level of excellence for bands and band music. There are more than 100 National Band Association members in Pennsylvania and approximately 2,000 members worldwide. Dr. Romines is a two-time recipient of the National Band Association’s Citation of Excellence award.

Learn More about the Music, Theatre, and Dance Department at Marywood University.

Chamber Singers Chosen to Perform at American Choral Directors Association Conference (October 27)

For the first time in their history, Marywood University’s Chamber Singers have been invited to perform at the American Choral Directors Association Conference at Lincoln University.

Through a competitive application process, Marywood University’s Chamber Singers will be one of four choirs that have been chosen to perform at the conference, which takes place on October 27, 2018. The mission of the American Choral Directors Association is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition and advocacy.

Get More Information about the Music, Theatre, and Dance Department

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Alternative Break Service Trips

Alternative Break Service Trip Applications and Trip Descriptions are now available on the Campus Ministry website. All are invited to apply: Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctoral students! The trip will take place during Fall Break (October 13-16), but completed applications are due on Monday, September 24, by 4 p.m.! 

Please contact alternativebreak@m.marywood.edu with any questions.

Get Alternative Break Service Trip Descriptions and Application

Employee Bus Trip to Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show (Reserve by October 15)

In lieu of the annual bus trip to NYC, the Support Staff Senate would like to offer Marywood employees and their families the opportunity to attend the Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, the LARGEST holiday show in our country, on Saturday, December 1! 

Please note that, in an attempt to see growth in the budget for new Support Staff events, this opportunity will only be offered if we fill most of the bus seats. Transportation and show admission will cost approximately $30 per person.

Transportation and Show ticket payments should be submitted by Monday, October 15,  so that a bus can be reserved for our group.  

Please refer your questions, concerns, & payments to:

Allison Ranieri-Horrocks
Support Staff President
ahorrocks@maryu.marywood.edu
ext: 6063

OR

Jamie Strong
Support Staff Recording Secretary
strong@maryu.marywood.edu
ext: 6001

Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show Flyer

Mass Times

Masses During Family Weekend
Saturday, September 22, 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 23, 7:30 p.m.
Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life

Sunday Mass:
Celebrated each Sunday, 7:30 p.m., in the Marian Chapel (located in the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life). All are welcome to join us for this weekly Eucharistic Celebration. Please bring a friend and join us on Sunday evenings!

Additional nearby Sunday Masses:
St. Clare Church, North Washington Avenue, Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.
St. Paul's Parish (corner of Penn Avenue & Marion Street, Scranton)  Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m., 10 a.m., Noon

Weekday Masses:
IHM Center Chapel (at the end of University Avenue) - Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.
Our Lady of Peace Residence (University Avenue across from Fricchione Day Care Center), 11 a.m., every day
Holy Family Residence Chapel (off Maxis Lane), Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m.
St. Paul's Parish (corner of Penn Avenue & Marion Street, Scranton),  Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.

Alumni Travel Program Launches with a Trip to Ireland in 2019

The Marywood University Office of Alumni Engagement is launching the Alumni Travel Program with a trip to Ireland in 2019! Travel dates are June 26-July 5.

The trip is open to alumni, Marywood faculty and staff, family, and friends.

If interested, please email 
alumni@marywood.edu

Get additional information and learn about other trips offered by our partners, Dolores 'Dolly' Michalczyk '70 and her husband, Joe.

Education Club Meetings for the Fall Semester

Attention all Education Majors and Minors! You are invited to attend our Education Club meetings this semester on the following Wednesdays from 3-3:45 p.m. in McGowan 2002:

Oct. 3
Oct. 31
Nov. 7
Dec. 5

Alternative Break Service Trips

Alternative Break Service Trip Applications and Trip Descriptions are now available on the Campus Ministry website. All are invited to apply: Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctoral students! The trip will take place during Fall Break (October 13-16), but completed applications are due on Monday, September 24, by 4 p.m.! 

Please contact alternativebreak@m.marywood.edu with any questions.

Get Alternative Break Service Trip Descriptions and Application

Employee Bus Trip to Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show (Reserve by October 15)

In lieu of the annual bus trip to NYC, the Support Staff Senate would like to offer Marywood employees and their families the opportunity to attend the Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, the LARGEST holiday show in our country, on Saturday, December 1! 

Please note that, in an attempt to see growth in the budget for new Support Staff events, this opportunity will only be offered if we fill most of the bus seats. Transportation and show admission will cost approximately $30 per person.

Transportation and Show ticket payments should be submitted by Monday, October 15,  so that a bus can be reserved for our group.  

Please refer your questions, concerns, & payments to:

Allison Ranieri-Horrocks
Support Staff President
ahorrocks@maryu.marywood.edu
ext: 6063

OR

Jamie Strong
Support Staff Recording Secretary
strong@maryu.marywood.edu
ext: 6001

Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show Flyer

Mass Times

Masses During Family Weekend
Saturday, September 22, 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 23, 7:30 p.m.
Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life

Sunday Mass:
Celebrated each Sunday, 7:30 p.m., in the Marian Chapel (located in the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life). All are welcome to join us for this weekly Eucharistic Celebration. Please bring a friend and join us on Sunday evenings!

Additional nearby Sunday Masses:
St. Clare Church, North Washington Avenue, Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.
St. Paul's Parish (corner of Penn Avenue & Marion Street, Scranton)  Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m., 10 a.m., Noon

Weekday Masses:
IHM Center Chapel (at the end of University Avenue) - Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.
Our Lady of Peace Residence (University Avenue across from Fricchione Day Care Center), 11 a.m., every day
Holy Family Residence Chapel (off Maxis Lane), Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m.
St. Paul's Parish (corner of Penn Avenue & Marion Street, Scranton),  Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.

Alumni Travel Program Launches with a Trip to Ireland in 2019

The Marywood University Office of Alumni Engagement is launching the Alumni Travel Program with a trip to Ireland in 2019! Travel dates are June 26-July 5.

The trip is open to alumni, Marywood faculty and staff, family, and friends.

If interested, please email 
alumni@marywood.edu

Get additional information and learn about other trips offered by our partners, Dolores 'Dolly' Michalczyk '70 and her husband, Joe.

Education Club Meetings for the Fall Semester

Attention all Education Majors and Minors! You are invited to attend our Education Club meetings this semester on the following Wednesdays from 3-3:45 p.m. in McGowan 2002:

Oct. 3
Oct. 31
Nov. 7
Dec. 5

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