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Recent Marywood Grad Receives Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

October 1, 2008

By Victoria Clarizio Staff Writer In 2008, numerous Fulbright scholarships were awarded to students across the United States. One of these prestigious awards went to Maria Alena Scavone, a 2008 graduate of Marywood University....

Leading On: Sr. Anne's First Year in Office at Marywood University

October 1, 2008

By Lauren Tyrrell Editor-in-Chief Just over one year ago, Marywood University welcomed its 11th president, Sister Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D. to the campus community. Numerous Marywood publications – both in print and online – have recognized and celebrated her many accomplishments that preceded her present position, including her role...

Lead On 101: Dr. Mary Anne Fedrick

October 1, 2008

Lead On 101 is a series of questions posed to administrators and faculty by the Office of Retention and Advising. This forum offers insight and practical advice about Marywood, and managing your college career. This month feature...

Not Graduating on Time

April 1, 2008

Image via Wikipedia By Jack Trapani News Editor Are you close to graduating? You should count your credit hours over again, because an increasing number of college students are spending more than four years trying to earn the...

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 ...