This Week @ Marywood

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Upcoming MTD Performances

  • Marywood Wind Symphony Concert | November 10, 2019 at 4:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    The Marywood Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble will present an afternoon of music from the classic band repertoire and exciting new music from outstanding female composers. American composer Carolyn Bremer's Early Light and Into the Sun by Australian Jody Blackshaw will be featured on the program. In addition, the bands will perform Vincent Persichetti's Divertimento for Band Op. 42 and Vanity Fair by British Composer, Percy Fletcher. Free admission

  • Marywood Wind Symphony Christmas Concert | December 04, 2019 at 7:00PM | (Holy Family Residence) 2500 Adams Avenue, Scranton
    Musicians and Singers from the Marywood Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will join the Marywood Wind Symphony in an evening of Christmas musical standards and holiday tunes that everyone will enjoy. Our "Christmas Music Festival" will feature sacred, pop, rock, and jazz selections that are sure to please everyone in attendance. All should be aware that a visit from the North Pole's favorite elf is also expected. Admission is free for everyone.

Marywood Commuter Committee

Find out more about the Marywood Commuter Committee! Get involved and attend MCC events. 

Student Activities Crew (SAC) Events

Get the latest Student Activities Crew (SAC) info about what's happening on campus!

Doctoral Program Events

Dissertation Defenses:

Marisa Thurin will be defending her dissertation, "Factors Influencing Nursing Staff Burnout in Geriatric Care Settings" on Monday, August 26, at 4 p.m. in Swartz Conference D.Committee members: Dr. Brooke Cannon (chair), Dr. Matthew Schaffer, and Dr. Kylie Mcolligan-Oleski. Reader: Dr. Theresa Tulaney. All are welcome to attend.

Successful Defenses:

Christopher Catalfamo defended his dissertation "A Comparison of the Assessment , Diagnosis, and Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment Among Healthcare Professionals" on Friday, August 16. Committee members: Dr. Brooke Cannon (chair), Sr. Gail Cabral, and Dr. Karen Arscott. Reader: Dr. Victoria Stewart

Pacer Club Golf Outing (Rescheduled Date: Sept. 23)

A reminder that the rescheduled date for the annual Pacers Club Golf outing is Monday, September 23, 2019, at Elmhurst Country Club. It will be a 12:30 p.m. "shotgun" start. There are opportunities for major donors (amounts vary), hole sponsorship ($150 each) and, of course, foursomes ($600 per foursome, $150 per player) to play in the tournament. Gifts for tournament prizes or basket raffles are also being accepted. For more information and/or if you are interested in any of these opportunities to support the Pacers Club, please email athletics@marywood.edu or call 570-961-4724. You may register online for the event or download, complete, and return the form, which is linked below.

Download or Print Pacer Club Golf Outing Form

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Stephen Garrison Named Director of Communications for Interior Design Educators Council Foundation

Stephen Garrison, Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture/Design in the School of Architecture at Marywood University, was recently elected to serve as the Director of Communications for the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation (IDECF). The appointment was made at the annual IDECF conference in Charlotte, N.C. Mr. Garrison has served as a director-at-large on the IDECF Board for the past two years. IDECF invests in interior design education, research, and leadership to advance the design profession and improve the human experience in the designed environment.

CSD Faculty Member Featured in National Aphasia Association Article

Marla Kovatch, M.A., CCC-SLP, Professor of Practice in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at Marywood University, was recently chosen to be featured in an article with the National Aphasia Association’s, “Aphasia threads.” The Aphasia Threads Project weaves together three points-of-view: People with aphasia, caregivers, and the professionals who help each family navigate aphasia. Each week, The National Aphasia Association brings together three unrelated stories, one from each member of the triad, to learn from their experience.

Civil Rights Investigator Certification Training Recently Held on Campus

Marywood University recently hosted a Level I Civil Rights Investigator Certification Training. Seventy individuals attended the event. Twenty participants were Marywood faculty and staff members. The other 50 were representatives from colleges and universities, K-12 educators, and law firms from the Scranton area, NJ, NY, CT, VA, and NC.

Stephen Garrison Named Director of Communications for Interior Design Educators Council Foundation

Stephen Garrison, Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture/Design in the School of Architecture at Marywood University, was recently elected to serve as the Director of Communications for the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation (IDECF). The appointment was made at the annual IDECF conference in Charlotte, N.C. Mr. Garrison has served as a director-at-large on the IDECF Board for the past two years. IDECF invests in interior design education, research, and leadership to advance the design profession and improve the human experience in the designed environment.

CSD Faculty Member Featured in National Aphasia Association Article

Marla Kovatch, M.A., CCC-SLP, Professor of Practice in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at Marywood University, was recently chosen to be featured in an article with the National Aphasia Association’s, “Aphasia threads.” The Aphasia Threads Project weaves together three points-of-view: People with aphasia, caregivers, and the professionals who help each family navigate aphasia. Each week, The National Aphasia Association brings together three unrelated stories, one from each member of the triad, to learn from their experience.

Civil Rights Investigator Certification Training Recently Held on Campus

Marywood University recently hosted a Level I Civil Rights Investigator Certification Training. Seventy individuals attended the event. Twenty participants were Marywood faculty and staff members. The other 50 were representatives from colleges and universities, K-12 educators, and law firms from the Scranton area, NJ, NY, CT, VA, and NC.

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Launching the NEW Marywood App!

After months of hard work, the new Marywood app is ready! New students and their families got a chance to download and preview the app at New Student Orientation, but all students and their families, as well as faculty and staff, can enjoy the many features of the Marywood app. (Search “Marywood University” on the App Store for Apple & Google Play for Android.)

Features include:

  • Automatic Integration with Class Schedules
  • Interactive Campus Map
  • See/Join Clubs and Organizations On Campus
  • Call Campus Safety
  • View Athletics Schedules
  • Dining Hall Menu
  • Local Weather
  • Upcoming Events (plus, add events you're interested in to your personal calendar)
  • Links to Marywood Social Media Channels, Moodle, MarywoodYOU, the Bookstore, Handshake (a Career Development Center tool), University Tickets, the Academic Calendar, and more.

Call for Proposals: 3rd Annual Marywood CONQUER Leadership Conference (Proposals Due Aug. 30)

3rd Annual Marywood University CONQUER Leadership Conference
Sunday, November 10, at 12:00 p.m.
Featuring keynote speaker Saul Flores
 
Call for Proposals
Seeking faculty/staff presenters for 50 minute workshop sessions
All topics welcome, students in attendance will be of various ages and experience levels from Marywood and other local institutions.
Examples of topics covered last year: Avoiding Burnout, Resilience, The Power of Collaboration, Leadership Development through Mentoring, & Servant Leadership. If you are interested in presenting but need help brainstorming, please do not hesitate to reach out and we will provide you with potential topics.
Proposals due by Friday, August 30.
All presenters are invited to attend the keynote, lunch, & our student leader reception. If accepted, you will be notified of your presentation time by Friday, September 13.

Submit a Proposal by August 30

Check Out This Week @ Marywood Online during the Summer!

Our weekly email notices are on summer vacation, but This Week @ Marywood is still online! With just a click, get updated news about Marywood events, people, announcements, and media mentions. Bookmark our site and stay connected to campus! Have something to submit? Use our convenient form to let us know what's up! Regular notices will resume the first Tuesday of the fall semester (Aug. 27). 

Webcast of Exploratory Workshop by the Office of Human Research Protections (Sept. 19)

Watch a live webcast of OHRP's Exploratory Workshop, "Privacy and Health Research in a Data-Driven World," on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 8:15 a..m.-4:15 p.m. EDT. No registration is required, and the workshop is free. The workshop will explore issues around conceptions of privacy, ways to protect data, and how IRBs and other review bodies can learn more about protections and ethical oversight of important research.

The recording will be available on OHRP’s website after the event.

View a Draft of the Agenda

Sign up for E2Campus (Valid Marywood email required)

Please make sure you are signed up for E2Campus. This will allow you to get alerts for many different situations pertaining to Marywood. 

Launching the NEW Marywood App!

After months of hard work, the new Marywood app is ready! New students and their families got a chance to download and preview the app at New Student Orientation, but all students and their families, as well as faculty and staff, can enjoy the many features of the Marywood app. (Search “Marywood University” on the App Store for Apple & Google Play for Android.)

Features include:

  • Automatic Integration with Class Schedules
  • Interactive Campus Map
  • See/Join Clubs and Organizations On Campus
  • Call Campus Safety
  • View Athletics Schedules
  • Dining Hall Menu
  • Local Weather
  • Upcoming Events (plus, add events you're interested in to your personal calendar)
  • Links to Marywood Social Media Channels, Moodle, MarywoodYOU, the Bookstore, Handshake (a Career Development Center tool), University Tickets, the Academic Calendar, and more.

Call for Proposals: 3rd Annual Marywood CONQUER Leadership Conference (Proposals Due Aug. 30)

3rd Annual Marywood University CONQUER Leadership Conference
Sunday, November 10, at 12:00 p.m.
Featuring keynote speaker Saul Flores
 
Call for Proposals
Seeking faculty/staff presenters for 50 minute workshop sessions
All topics welcome, students in attendance will be of various ages and experience levels from Marywood and other local institutions.
Examples of topics covered last year: Avoiding Burnout, Resilience, The Power of Collaboration, Leadership Development through Mentoring, & Servant Leadership. If you are interested in presenting but need help brainstorming, please do not hesitate to reach out and we will provide you with potential topics.
Proposals due by Friday, August 30.
All presenters are invited to attend the keynote, lunch, & our student leader reception. If accepted, you will be notified of your presentation time by Friday, September 13.

Submit a Proposal by August 30

Check Out This Week @ Marywood Online during the Summer!

Our weekly email notices are on summer vacation, but This Week @ Marywood is still online! With just a click, get updated news about Marywood events, people, announcements, and media mentions. Bookmark our site and stay connected to campus! Have something to submit? Use our convenient form to let us know what's up! Regular notices will resume the first Tuesday of the fall semester (Aug. 27). 

Webcast of Exploratory Workshop by the Office of Human Research Protections (Sept. 19)

Watch a live webcast of OHRP's Exploratory Workshop, "Privacy and Health Research in a Data-Driven World," on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 8:15 a..m.-4:15 p.m. EDT. No registration is required, and the workshop is free. The workshop will explore issues around conceptions of privacy, ways to protect data, and how IRBs and other review bodies can learn more about protections and ethical oversight of important research.

The recording will be available on OHRP’s website after the event.

View a Draft of the Agenda

Sign up for E2Campus (Valid Marywood email required)

Please make sure you are signed up for E2Campus. This will allow you to get alerts for many different situations pertaining to Marywood.