The Wood Word

Humanitarian priest turned doctor to address graduates

April 3, 2011

Sarah E. Cruz Staff Writer Father Rick Frechette, C. P., D. O. will be the keynote speaker at Marywood University’s 93rd commencement ceremony on May 8 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township. Frechette, who will also be awarded an honorary doctorate, will speak on his work in...

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...

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...

School of Social Work honored by Catholic Charities USA

November 17, 2010

Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief In September, Marywood University was awarded a Centennial Medal from Catholic Charities USA. The medal was awarded because of Marywood’s “contributions to the reduction of poverty in the...

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...