The Wood Word

Parking Prices Doubled

April 1, 2008

Image by teresia via Flickr By Amanda Myrkalo Staff Writer For all Marywood students - residents and commuters alike - in possession of a car, the price for a parking permit is about to be raised. The current $50 this year...

A Change in Someone's College Experience

April 1, 2008

By Ashley Gerolstein Staff Writer Remember being back in high school and looking at what colleges and universities you wanted to attend the following year? Remember the smile that came to your face when you received your confirmation...

Pugwash Cleans Up

April 1, 2008

By Chuck Fisher Staff Writer What do billion-dollar satellites, old tires, and people from all over northeastern Pennsylvania have in common? Normally, not much. You’d be pretty hard pressed to Google the above words and find anything meaningful. But on March 30, satellites, tir...

VP of Student Life Named 'Pillar' by NASPA

April 1, 2008

By Heather Gazella Staff Writer The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) is the foremost professional association for student affairs administrators, faculty and graduate students. The organization affirms the commitment of stud...

Martin Mania Meets Marywood

April 1, 2008

By Katelin Johnstone Copy Editor On April 13, Marywood began Spring Fling with a performance by comedian Demetri Martin. Students were thrilled to have such a big event take place on campus. They lined the streets hours in advance in anticipation for the show to begin. Mar...

Trading Squirrels for Monkeys

March 1, 2008

Image via Wikipedia By Karissa Kriedler Staff Writer That’s right! Some of our very own classmates will be trading in their view of the frequently seen scurrying  squirrels of Marywood’s campus for that of monkeys in ...

Themed Housing at Marywood

March 1, 2008

By Kimberly Mallas Staff Writer Marywood Housing and Residence Life has continued its steadfast mission to improve the campus community through extensive renovation projects over the past few years and there is more in store...

Kolcharno Accepts New Position

March 1, 2008

By Ian Reynolds Staff Writer For those of you who may not know, Julia Kolcharno is the current Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development at Marywood University. However, in a few short weeks, Julia will become the ...

In Memoriam: Sr. Patricia Ann Matthews

March 1, 2008

A Message From Sister Anne Munley It is with great sadness that I announce the death of Sister Patricia Ann Matthews, IHM, Ph.D., who served Marywood University as an educator and academic officer for over 35 years. She began her career at Marywood as a faculty member in the Social Sciences department. Throug...

Net Impact NEPA Launches New Program

February 1, 2008

By Paula Ralston Nenish Staff Writer Masters of Business Administration student officers of Net Impact NEPA and one of their faculty advisors, Atty. Brian J. Petula, worked together and launched a Board Fellows program at Mary...

"Ask Here" is Born at the Library

February 1, 2008

By Jim Frutchey Research Librarian The commonplace practice of paraphrasing Bob Dylan to make a point has varying levels of accuracy. However, it is difficult to dispute that the times are indeed changing in the library. As the amount of resources readily available from anywhere via an Int...

SGA Proposes Standard Grading Scale

February 1, 2008

By Heather Gazella Staff Writer A strong QPA is one of the many anxieties of a 21st Century college student. Many aspects of college life, and life after, depend on having a strong QPA such as playing a sport, selecting on-campus...