News briefs for November

The Wood Word

THANKSGIVING ADOPT-A-FAMILY- Thursday, Oct. 18, 8 a.m. to Monday, Nov 12, 5 p.m. in the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life, Campus Ministry is partnering with United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA to sponsor families for Thanksgiving meals. All baskets must be delivered to families by Sunday before Thanksgiving. Monetary donations are also accepted made payable to Marywood University Campus Ministry. Volunteers are needed to package and deliver baskets to families. For more information on volunteering contact Sr. John Michele Southwick, IHM, assistant director of campus ministry, 570-348-6211 extension 2413 or [email protected].

CAREER SERVICE FAIR 2012- Thursday, Nov. 29, 12 – 2 p.m. held in the Fireplace Lounge. Learn what the career office at Marywood can do for you: how to find a job/internship, edit resumes and cover letters, interviewing skills and more. There will be free food, beverages and a raffle prize. Contact [email protected] for more information.

MARYWOOD STUDENTS AWARDED- Heather Romanow was awarded the 2012 $1000 student scholarship from the Northeastern Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Pennsylvania. Romanow is the second student to receive this award from Marywood. Also, Michaela Cullington was contacted by W.W. Norton regarding publication of her essay “Texting and Writing” in the upcoming 3rd edition of “The Norton Field Guide to Writing.” Her essay was originally written for a class with Dr. Laurie McMillan, who worked with her on the first publication.

37th ANNUAL PERFORMANCE OF THE NUTCRACKER- The Ballet Theatre of Scranton will perform The Nutcracker on December 26-28, 2 p.m. and 7:30p.m. Performances will be held at Marywood’sSetteLaVerghettaCenter. Reserved seat tickets are available at the Marywood box office two hours prior to the specific performance. For additional information please call 570-347-2867.

DANCE ENSEMBLE SHOWCASE- The dance minor program is showcasing their tap, hip-hop, ballet and modern dance choreography by faculty and students Nov. 30- Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. and Dec 2, 2:00 p.m.  The showcase will be held in the SetteLaVerghetta Center.