The Wood Word

Reading and writing are powerful gifts

April 3, 2011

Dr. Laurie McMillan English Department How often do you and I groan about the reading and writing we have to do? (Yes, professors groan just like students do, but don’t tell anyone, because it’s a secret.) Meanwhile, in place...

New student crews help freshman adjust

April 3, 2011

Donya Albert Staff Writer Every year, new groups and organizations pop up on Marywood’s campus. This year is no different, but the group itself has a different angle. New Student Crews, better known among its members as the...

New social network combines work and pleasure

December 20, 2010

Tiffany Saar Staff Writer Facebook has been in most college students’ lives for at least five years. It has been for fun, and talking to people that we do not see on a regular basis. Sometimes Facebook is a big distraction to our w...

Fulbright scholar comes from Iraq to study at Marywood

December 20, 2010

Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief Dr. Amir Alakaam, a doctor from Iraq, gained a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Mary­wood. He is studying to gain his masters in Nutrition and Dietet­ics because he wants to change his sp...

International week events planned for November 15-21

November 18, 2010

The Marywood University International Club is hosting several events in recognition of International Week. All are invited to attend. Jesus in Islam, Monday, November 15, 4:30 p.m., Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center. Organized...

Events on weekends at Marywood

November 18, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Tatim Brace Staff Writer Picture yourself roaming around campus on a Friday evening after classes. Your life is temporarily stress-free after the school week has finished. You’re excited to hang out wi...

Annual Family Weekend brings more than 250 families to campus

November 17, 2010

Kendra Rafferty Staff Writer Marywood hosted the annual Family Weekend event for students and their families on October 1-3. The event brough together the Marywood community so parents could visit and tour the university while...

Marywood and Holy Cross High School partner for scholars program

November 17, 2010

Lisa Piccolo Staff Writer Marywood has partnered with Holy Cross High School in Dunmore for a new scholars program, which will allow Holy Cross students to take advanced-level and college-credit courses at Marywood. The program...

Let Your Voice Be Heard

November 17, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Nicholas Pesarcik Public Affairs Officer ‘13 The Undergraduate Student Government Association continues working hard through the halfway point of the semester and has made good progress towards accomplishing their g...

New Staff at Marywood University

October 7, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Several new academic administrators, directors, chairpersons and nearly 30 new faculty appointments have been announced at Marywood University. Dr. Alan Levin has been appointed Interim Vice-President for Academic Affa...

Service Learning Trip to Tanzania

October 5, 2010

Lynette Errante Staff Writer This past May four students from Marywood University traveled to the Bigwa Sister’s Secondary School in Morogoro, Tanzania on a service learning trip. Bigwa is a school sponsored by the Africa...

Making Connections that Count

October 4, 2010

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...