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Marywood and the Scranton State School for the Deaf

October 4, 2010

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Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief Marywood has expressed interest in buying the Scranton State School for the Deaf. The property was appraised at $2 million but Marywood has offered to buy it for $500,000. The difference in pric...

Scranton Reads Mark Twain

October 4, 2010

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Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief The Scranton Reads program  is back for its 9th year with a focus on the works of Mark Twain. Scranton Reads is a program during which all of Scranton reads one books, or in this year’s...

New Woodland Residence Halls

October 4, 2010

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Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief The new Woodland Residence Halls are finished! Marywood students now have another option of where to live on campus. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new residence halls occurred on April 16 and digging began for the f...

Making Connections that Count

October 4, 2010

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Danielle Walker Staff Writer Honky by Dalton Conley had been the required reading for the University 100 Courses two years in a row. The student’s positive response to the book from last year influenced the reading of this year’s University 100 required reading assign...

Study Abroad Adventure in Italy

October 4, 2010

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Elysabethe Brown Staff Writer Last spring, Jeff Addley found himself submerged in Italian culture. For the first time, he was away from home in a different country, not even knowing the language. He admitted that he had take...

Permits for Parking Hardships

October 4, 2010

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Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief Driving through campus, one sees cars everywhere. On a normal weekday, every spot in the center of campus has a car parked within its lines. The scores of cars stretch out in front of Nazareth stude...

Another Exciting Year for SGA

October 3, 2010

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Nicholas Pesarcik SGA Public Affairs Officer With nearly one month of school down, things are well underway all across the University. With that, Marywood’s Undergraduate Student Government Association has been working hard to ...

Marywood Holds Second Annual E-Cycle Event

April 21, 2010

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On Saturday, April 17, students in Dr. Robert Sadowski's Marketing class held their second annual E-Cycling event in conjunction with Waste Management. The event was intended to give people with old electronics the chance to recycle...

Marywood Senior Nursing Students Win "Student Nurse Challenge"

April 7, 2010

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Marywood University's senior nursing students won The Geoffrey Allen Walp Memorial 7th Annual Student Nurse Challenge at East Stroudsburg University. Students are asked questions on nursing and the top school wins. The winner receives a silver nursing award and a $500.00 prize. Partic...

Marywood Senior Nursing Students Win “Student Nurse Challenge”

April 7, 2010

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Marywood University's senior nursing students won The Geoffrey Allen Walp Memorial 7th Annual Student Nurse Challenge at East Stroudsburg University. Students are asked questions on nursing and the top school wins. The winner receives a silver nursing award and a $500.00 prize. Partic...

Marywood University Hosts Business Forum Highlighting Amos Rogers III- April 20

April 1, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia Marywood University’s Business and Managerial Science Program and Net Impact NEPA present their annual Forum on Business Ethics, Leadership & Corporate Social Responsibility on Tuesday, April 20 starting at 5 ...

Marywood PRSSA Holds First Ever PR Boot Camp

April 1, 2010

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By Lauren Smith Publicity Director/Lifestyles Editor If you’re a student that has ever attended a professional conference, then you probably understand what a great learning experience and networking resource they can be, as well a...