This Week @ Marywood

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Dance Team's 20th Annual Spring Show - Twenty Years of Dreaming Big

See current members and alumni dancers celebrate the 20th year of the Marywood Dance Team, with several student-choreographed dances, at their Annual Spring Show. Performance dates/times are Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. Both shows will be held in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

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Career Expo 2019 (March 27)

Marywood University’s Career Development Center will host its inaugural Career Expo 2019 on Wednesday, March 27, 2019*, from 1-4 p.m., in the Nazareth Student Center. This event is sponsored by Fidelity Bank and is free and open to the public.

Giving Day 2019 (March 28)

One Day #OneMarywood – Giving Day 2019 – a 24-hour ‘Day of Giving’ campaign – is fast approaching! 3.28.2019 - the day to join together and make a difference for Marywood students.

We are looking for volunteers from the campus community. Here's how you can participate:
GIVE – Make a gift directed to your favorite project(s) at www.marywood.edu/givingday on 3.28.2019
GAB – Volunteer to help spread the word through email, social media engagement, phone calls, and word-of-mouth promotion (a volunteer toolkit with graphics and sample text will be provided)
GO – Inspire others by issuing a challenge for the day (i.e. If we reach 100% participation in our department; I will donate $100 If we reach 25 donors, I will do 10 jumping jacks!)

Questions? Want to help? Contact Christina Mace at cmace@marywood.edu.

Doctoral Program Events

Dissertation Defenses:

Jila Rusavage will be defending her dissertation, "Empathy and Mindfulness as Predictors of Romantic Relationship Satisfaction," on Monday, March 25, at 9 a.m. in the McGowan Center, Room 1059.  Committee members are Estelle Campenni, Ph.D. (chair), Matthew Schaffer, Psy.D., and Kevin Creegan, Ph.D.  Reader is Amanda Luchansky, Psy.D.  All are welcome to attend.

Tara Lopatofsky will defend her dissertation, “Perspective of Post-Secondary Education in Kenyan Religious Life: A Case Study," on March 28, 9 a.m., Liberal Arts Center, Room 111. The Dissertation Committee Chair is Dr. Diane Keller and members include Sister Gail Cabral, IHM, Ph.D., and Sister Kathryn Clauss, IHM, Ph.D. The Dissertation Readers are Sister Joan McCusker, IHM, Ph.D., and Dr. Amy Paciej-Woodruff. The event is open for public. 

Jennifer Welgosh will be defending her dissertation, "Women's Perceptions of Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Phenomenological Study" on March 29, from 1:00-2:30 PM at McGowan Center, Room 1055. The Dissertation Committee is chaired by Dr. Joseph Polizzi. Members include Dr. Deb Hokien and Dr. Monica Law. Readers are Dr. Lia Palmiter and Dr. Melinda Krokus.

Art Therapy Symposium: Creativity, the Brain, and Trauma (March 29)

Event Information:
2019 Art Therapy Symposium: Creativity, the Brain, and Trauma, Friday, March 29, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
Marywood Discounts:
All Marywood faculty, staff, and students are eligible for program discounts. Marywood faculty and staff receive 70% off of the advertised course price bringing the registration fee to $37.50. All Marywood students may register at the discounted rate of $20. 
To receive discounted registration our faculty, staff, and students may: 
Call:  570-340-6061
Drop off or mail payment and registration information to: 
Marywood Professional Continuing Education 
2300 Adams Avenue
Swartz 145
Scranton, PA 18509

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Upcoming MTD Performances

  • General Brass Student Recital | March 22, 2019 at 7:00PM | SLC Room 104
    Free admission

  • MTD Voice Faculty Recital | March 30, 2019 at 7:30PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission

  • Marywood Theatre Players Showcase | April 05, 2019 at 7:30PM | Black Box Theatre
    TBD

  • Marywood Theatre Players Showcase | April 06, 2019 at 7:30PM | Black Box Theatre
    TBD

  • MTD Brass Celebration | April 07, 2019 at 10:00AM | SLC Room 104
    Brass Celebration 10am - 4pm

  • General Voice Student Recital | April 08, 2019 at 8:00PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission

  • Marywood Orchestra Performance | April 13, 2019 at 7:30PM | SLC Main Theatre
    The Marywood University Symphony Orchestra will perform music by early Romantic composers including Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony and Mendelssohn's The Hebrides Overture. The orchestra will also be joined by Abaigael Noss, winner of the 2018-2019 Concerto Competition, who will be singing excerpts from Bach's B Minor Mass. In addition, singers from Marywood's Opera Workshop will join forces with the orchestra in presenting scenes from popular operas by Mozart, Bizet, and Johann Strauss Jr. Free admission

  • Marywood University Wind Symphony Performance | April 14, 2019 at 4:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission

  • Marywood Tutti Ensemble Concert | April 14, 2019 at 3:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission

  • General Student Recital | April 15, 2019 at 8:00PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission

  • An Evening with Guitar | April 26, 2019 at 7:30PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission

  • Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra | April 27, 2019 at 8:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    The Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra, featuring Marywood faculty members and students, as well and other faculty, students, and community members under the direction of Rick Hoffenberg, will perform Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's iconic showpiece Scheherazade. Also on the concert is the dramatic Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2by Serge Prokofiev. This all-Russian program will be repeated at 8 PM on Sunday, April 28, at The Kirby Center for Creative Arts at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston. Free admission

  • Marywood String Ensemble Performance | April 27, 2019 at 3:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission

  • Marywood Chamber Singers Performance | April 28, 2019 at 2:00PM | Marian Chapel
    The spring concert of the Marywood University Chamber Singers will feature two benchmarks of the 20th-Century British a cappella choral repertoire: Britten's Hymn to St. Cecilia and Howells's Requiem. Also on the program are two motets for 8-part chorus by Orlando di Lasso, two works by Johannes Brahms, and a set of vocal jazz arrangements. Free admission

  • Percussion Ensemble Concert | April 28, 2019 at 4:00PM | SLC Room 104
    Free admission

  • Jazz Ensemble Concert | April 29, 2019 at 8:00PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission

  • One Woman and Her Violin Solo Recital | April 29, 2019 at 4:15PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission

  • Marywood Concert Choir | May 04, 2019 at 7:30PM

    May 5 (Sun), 2:00PM

    | Rotunda Liberal Arts Center
    In 2011, the Marywood University Concert Choir presented its first-ever spring concert in the spectacular Marywood Rotunda in a performance of Serge Rachmaninoff's All-Night Vigil, also known as the Vespers. The Concert Choir is now returning to this incomparably beautiful piece, once again taking full advantage of the lush acoustics of the Rotunda. The Choir will perform in a 360-degree circle from the second floor of the Rotunda, with the audience seated below. Free admission.

  • An Evening of Strings Performance | May 07, 2019 at 6:00PM | Marian Chapel
    Free admission

  • Marywood String Project Concert | May 09, 2019 at 6:30PM | SLC Main Theatre
    Free admission

  • Marywood University Commencement Liturgy | May 17, 2019 at 10:00AM | SLC Main Theatre

Marywood Commuter Committee

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

Marywood Commuter Committee Events for the Spring 2019 Semester

Student Activities Crew (SAC) Events

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

View/Download the Spring 2019 Semester SAC Events Listing

Virtual Stations of the Cross (April 4)

Join Campus Ministry & Delight for a Virtual Stations of the Cross during the Lenten Season, which will be held in the McGowan Community Room, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life, April 4, at 9 p.m. All are welcome.

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Human Trafficking Awareness Events Planned

Marywood University will present its 7th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Events on Thursday, April 4, and Friday, April 5, 2019. The two-day events are sponsored by the Graduate School of Social Work Association and the Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Committee. The events are free and open to the public and volunteers are welcome for the Annual Poster Day Event. A film screening of I am Jane Doe is scheduled for April 4, 4- 8 p.m. and the community outreach poster day event is set for April 5, 12-3 p.m. 

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Professional Continuing Education 2019 Supervision Series (April 5)

As part of Marywood Professional Continuing Education's workshop series to provide necessary training for mental health professionals in Clinical Supervision, leading expert Dr. Mike Ellis is presenting a Clinical Supervision CE workshop at Marywood on Friday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is a unique opportunity to learn innovative techniques from a well-known authority in the field! The workshop offers 6 contact hours for continuing education credits. Marywood faculty, staff, and students are eligible for program discounts. Register online through the headline link. For registration assistance, please email contedu@marywood.edu or call 570-340-6061.

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"Operation Peaceful Warrior" Community Exercise Program (April 6)

Marywood University’s Student Veteran Alliance will present “Operation Peaceful Warrior,” a day-long exercise program that will benefit Warrior Strong. The event will take place on Saturday, April, 6, 2019, from Noon to 5 p.m., at the Veterans Resource Center, 2236 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, Pa. This event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome, but not required.

School of Social Work Spring Colloquium (April 16)

Workshop: Looking through the Lens: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, 
and Expression (SOGIE) - Implications for Practice

April 16, 2019 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Theresa Maxis Conference Center at the IHM Center on Marywood's campus.
To register, contact; spelman@maryu.marywood.edu

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Dr. Ozcan's Paper Selected as Finalist for Most Significant Contribution to Marketing Theory

Kerimcan Ozcan, M.S., M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Marketing, was recently notified that his paper, “Offerings as Digitalized Interactive Platforms: A Conceptual Framework and Implications,” has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Shelby D. Hunt/Harold H. Maynard Award. Endowed through the generous support of Shelby D. Hunt and others, this annual award recognizes the article published in the Journal of Marketing (JM) that make the most significant contributions to marketing theory in a given calendar year.

Art Department Student Wins National Wildlife Federation Art Contest

Marywood University sophomore illustration student Emily Hare, Friendsville, Pa., earned first place for her illustration for the National Wildlife Federation’s 2018 Saving Endangered Species College Student Art Contest. Ms. Hare entered her artwork as a freshman illustration major.

Profiles in Passion - Tyler McAlpine

A singular ambition drew Tyler McAlpine to the aviation program at Marywood University: “I just want to fly.” His passion about flying is as contagious as his stated purpose of seeing the big picture.

Journal Publication

A paper co-authored by Dr. Jeffry Clutter, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, which examines the impact of business improvement districts on street robberies, was recently accepted for publication in the journal Crime and Delinquency.

March is National Athletic Trainers Month

Each year, the National Athletic Trainers' Association promotes the profession with a theme. The theme for 2019 is ATs Are Health Care to spread awareness of the variety of clinical settings athletic trainers commonly work. Students in the athletic training program will be posting flyers across campus and taking over the program's Twitter and Instagram feeds. Be sure to check out the flyers and follow us on these handles: Twitter: @MUATclub & Instagram: marywood_at_program

Entrepreneurs Gear Up for Kickstarter Campaign

Senior business students at Marywood University, Dimitri Thompson and Kendall Farrell, are gearing up for their Kickstarter Campaign, which is set to launch on April 1, 2019. The entrepreneurs are two-time top 5 finalists in the techBridge competition (also known as The Business Plan Competition), a regional contest designed to stimulate innovative thinking to leverage a technology-driven economy while retaining our regions’ talent. Mr. Thompson and Mr. Farrell invented a device that cleans the undercarriage of a car, called “The Uni-Glider.”

Dr. Ozcan's Paper Selected as Finalist for Most Significant Contribution to Marketing Theory

Kerimcan Ozcan, M.S., M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Marketing, was recently notified that his paper, “Offerings as Digitalized Interactive Platforms: A Conceptual Framework and Implications,” has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Shelby D. Hunt/Harold H. Maynard Award. Endowed through the generous support of Shelby D. Hunt and others, this annual award recognizes the article published in the Journal of Marketing (JM) that make the most significant contributions to marketing theory in a given calendar year.

Art Department Student Wins National Wildlife Federation Art Contest

Marywood University sophomore illustration student Emily Hare, Friendsville, Pa., earned first place for her illustration for the National Wildlife Federation’s 2018 Saving Endangered Species College Student Art Contest. Ms. Hare entered her artwork as a freshman illustration major.

Profiles in Passion - Tyler McAlpine

A singular ambition drew Tyler McAlpine to the aviation program at Marywood University: “I just want to fly.” His passion about flying is as contagious as his stated purpose of seeing the big picture.

Journal Publication

A paper co-authored by Dr. Jeffry Clutter, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, which examines the impact of business improvement districts on street robberies, was recently accepted for publication in the journal Crime and Delinquency.

March is National Athletic Trainers Month

Each year, the National Athletic Trainers' Association promotes the profession with a theme. The theme for 2019 is ATs Are Health Care to spread awareness of the variety of clinical settings athletic trainers commonly work. Students in the athletic training program will be posting flyers across campus and taking over the program's Twitter and Instagram feeds. Be sure to check out the flyers and follow us on these handles: Twitter: @MUATclub & Instagram: marywood_at_program

Entrepreneurs Gear Up for Kickstarter Campaign

Senior business students at Marywood University, Dimitri Thompson and Kendall Farrell, are gearing up for their Kickstarter Campaign, which is set to launch on April 1, 2019. The entrepreneurs are two-time top 5 finalists in the techBridge competition (also known as The Business Plan Competition), a regional contest designed to stimulate innovative thinking to leverage a technology-driven economy while retaining our regions’ talent. Mr. Thompson and Mr. Farrell invented a device that cleans the undercarriage of a car, called “The Uni-Glider.”

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Summer Is Coming! Current Marywood Students: Save Time and Money by Registering Early

Registration for SUMMER 2019 continues!
Current Marywood Graduate and Undergraduate Students: Save time and money by registering early for summer classes. 
L
ock in last year's tuition rate if you register by April 5.*
*Price will increase $20 per credit after April 5.

Get More information and Save Your Seat for Summer

Housing Info Sessions for Students Interested in Residing on Campus in 2019-2020

The Housing and Residence Life office will be holding information sessions for students interested in residing on-campus for the 2019-2020 academic year on the following dates:

Wednesday, March 27: 9 PM, 24-Hour Lounge, Loughran Hall
Thursday, April 4: 9 PM, in the 24 -Hour Lounge of Loughran Hall

More information regarding Room Selection can be found online on the Housing and Residence Life website.

Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference (March 28)

The Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference will be held at Marywood University on Thursday, March 28, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Nazareth Hall Upper Main Dining Room. Students interested in presenting should contact Dr. Jeremy Rich, jrich@marywood.edu

PBL Speed Networking (April 4)

Phi Beta Lambda's 6th annual networking event with local professionals and alumni, PBL Speed Networking, will be held in the Liguori Center in Regina Hall on Thursday, April 4, 2019. The event is free to and open to all undergraduate and graduate students and includes a buffet dinner, local business basket raffle, and invaluable networking experiences. The event is sponsored by the Marywood Alumni Office.

Mark your calendars! Sign-up information soon to follow!

ExpressJet Airlines to Visit Aviation Program (March 29)

Marywood University’s Aviation Management Program in the School of Business and Global Innovation will host a visit by ExpressJet Airlines on Friday, March 29, 2019, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., in the McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, Room 2025. This event is free and open to all who are interested in the aviation program at Marywood University.

STUDENTS: Check email for KIDSTUFF 2019 applications (due April 8)

Check your email for the KIDSTUFF 2019 buddy application! Applications are due April 8. Questions? Email kidstuff@m.marywood.edu

Call for Submissions: 2nd Annual Bayleaf Open

Calling for submissions to Marywood University’s 2nd Annual Bayleaf Open, an event where area high school students and current Marywood undergraduate students are invited to submit art and/or writing on a theme inspired by Marywood's core values. Those who enter will compete for prizes as well as an invitation to participate in a public reception and celebration. Accepted artworks will be on display in the Learning Commons while selected literary works will be read aloud during the event after prizes are awarded.

Submission Deadline: April 12, 2019
Public Reception: April 28, 2019, 3-6 p.m., LC 203 (Archives Room)

For questions, please contact:
Art submissions: Sue Jenkins at suejenkins@marywood.edu
Writing submissions: Dr. Erin Sadlack at easadlack@marywood.ed

View Submission Guidelines

Campus Ministry Announcements

Find out about the many things going on in Campus Ministry. Better yet, participate! There's something for everyone.

Lenten Resources

Check out Lenten Resources including a 2019 Fast, Pray, Give Calendar.

Summer Is Coming! Current Marywood Students: Save Time and Money by Registering Early

Registration for SUMMER 2019 continues!
Current Marywood Graduate and Undergraduate Students: Save time and money by registering early for summer classes. 
L
ock in last year's tuition rate if you register by April 5.*
*Price will increase $20 per credit after April 5.

Get More information and Save Your Seat for Summer

Housing Info Sessions for Students Interested in Residing on Campus in 2019-2020

The Housing and Residence Life office will be holding information sessions for students interested in residing on-campus for the 2019-2020 academic year on the following dates:

Wednesday, March 27: 9 PM, 24-Hour Lounge, Loughran Hall
Thursday, April 4: 9 PM, in the 24 -Hour Lounge of Loughran Hall

More information regarding Room Selection can be found online on the Housing and Residence Life website.

Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference (March 28)

The Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference will be held at Marywood University on Thursday, March 28, 3 to 6:30 p.m., Nazareth Hall Upper Main Dining Room. Students interested in presenting should contact Dr. Jeremy Rich, jrich@marywood.edu

PBL Speed Networking (April 4)

Phi Beta Lambda's 6th annual networking event with local professionals and alumni, PBL Speed Networking, will be held in the Liguori Center in Regina Hall on Thursday, April 4, 2019. The event is free to and open to all undergraduate and graduate students and includes a buffet dinner, local business basket raffle, and invaluable networking experiences. The event is sponsored by the Marywood Alumni Office.

Mark your calendars! Sign-up information soon to follow!

ExpressJet Airlines to Visit Aviation Program (March 29)

Marywood University’s Aviation Management Program in the School of Business and Global Innovation will host a visit by ExpressJet Airlines on Friday, March 29, 2019, from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., in the McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, Room 2025. This event is free and open to all who are interested in the aviation program at Marywood University.

STUDENTS: Check email for KIDSTUFF 2019 applications (due April 8)

Check your email for the KIDSTUFF 2019 buddy application! Applications are due April 8. Questions? Email kidstuff@m.marywood.edu

Call for Submissions: 2nd Annual Bayleaf Open

Calling for submissions to Marywood University’s 2nd Annual Bayleaf Open, an event where area high school students and current Marywood undergraduate students are invited to submit art and/or writing on a theme inspired by Marywood's core values. Those who enter will compete for prizes as well as an invitation to participate in a public reception and celebration. Accepted artworks will be on display in the Learning Commons while selected literary works will be read aloud during the event after prizes are awarded.

Submission Deadline: April 12, 2019
Public Reception: April 28, 2019, 3-6 p.m., LC 203 (Archives Room)

For questions, please contact:
Art submissions: Sue Jenkins at suejenkins@marywood.edu
Writing submissions: Dr. Erin Sadlack at easadlack@marywood.ed

View Submission Guidelines

Campus Ministry Announcements

Find out about the many things going on in Campus Ministry. Better yet, participate! There's something for everyone.

Lenten Resources

Check out Lenten Resources including a 2019 Fast, Pray, Give Calendar.

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