News Briefs – February 2013

The Wood Word

Locks inspection – A crew wearing contractor badges are on campus from now until the next few weeks surveying campus locks. For more information, contact buildings and grounds, Patricia Trapper: [email protected].

Change made to wireless system – Effective immediately, students will be able to use their MarywoodYou log-in information to access the wireless service. For more information, contact Karen Nealon: [email protected].

New staff welcomed – Marywood welcomed three new staff members: Kimberly DelValle, technical assistant, communication arts; Callie Frieler, interim director, student activities and leadership development; Tyler Ward, assistant director, housing and residence life; and Luke Hensel, athletic trainer, athletics and recreation.

UK Fulbright applications due – The 2013 Fulbright summer programs in the United Kingdom are due Monday, March 11. Programs are offered to undergraduate freshmen and sophomores with a GPA above 3.5, extracurricular involvement, and little to no experience with international travel. For more information, contact Dr. Joseph Polizzi at [email protected] or x2497.

[Diversity] in a Frame photograph contest now open – The International Club is accepting works that uniquely represent diversity in all its forms. Submission deadline is Sunday, March 17. In conjunction with the presentation: “Becoming the Muslim Protagonist: Changing the Narrative by Telling Our Stories.” Selected works will be displayed during the lecture event on Tuesday, March 26 in the Latour Conference Room, and on March 27 and 28 in the Rotunda. For more information, contact Dr. Erkan Acar: [email protected].

Flea market set – Campus Ministry is currently accepting items for its Spring Flea Market, on Friday, March 22, in the Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center. Items can be dropped off in the Campus Ministry Office, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life. All proceeds benefit Campus Ministry service trips.

St. Joseph’s charity wheelchair basketball game – Saturday, March 23 at the Mellow Center. Doors open at 5 p.m.; game starts at 6:30 p.m. There will be prizes and raffles. For more information, contact: Kevin Kuna at (570) 348-6211 x 2549 or [email protected].

Book swap and sale next month – Lambda Iota Tau, the English Honor Society will host a book swap and sale on Tuesday, March 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fireplace Lounge, Nazareth Student Center. Fifty cents for softcovers and one dollar for hardcovers.