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Jan 11

Marygrove College was one of 30 organizations to receive a 2011 Martin Luther King Day Mini-grant. The grants were distributed by The Michigan Community Service Commission, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Michigan Campus Compact, and Volunteer Centers of Michigan to support 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service projects across the state. Service projects are intended to tackle critical challenges in their communities, including education, economic opportunity, supporting veterans and military families, health, clean energy and environmental stewardship, disaster preparedness, and public safety. Grants range in value from $200 to $1,000.

Read more: Marygrove receives MLK Day mini-grant

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Dec 10
Dance Department Chair sets a Foundation for Growth

DanceNine years ago, Jordeen Ivanov-Ericson's first graduating class as Department Chair at Marygrove School of Dance graduated one single student. Ivanov-Ericson definitely had her work cut out for her, as she sought to grow the program into what now amounts to two thriving dance companies: that's 43 majors to be exact, including ten very talented graduating seniors. When it comes to success, Ivanov-Ericson never misses her mark.

Read more: Respecting the Art of the Dance

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Sep 10

PlayKate_64x64Assistant Professor Nicole Parker, who teaches art at Marygrove, will be one of the featured artists in an exhibition at Oakland Community College.

The juried exhibition, entitled “From Our Perspectives,” runs Sept. 16 – Oct. 8 at OCC’s Orchard Ridge Campus’ Smith Theatre Gallery. Exhibit hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Over 350 works of art were entered from women artists nationwide. The juried exhibition hosts 37 artists with 41 pieces in a variety of media including acrylic, oil, textile and fiber, photography, ink drawing, metal, and various mixed media.

Read more: Marygrove Professor to be Featured in National Women’s Art Exhibition

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Aug 10

In support of this Urban Leadership Vision and in specific response to pressing local and global issues involving environmental sustainability and earth care, Marygrove has embarked on a project to host Nomkhubulwane (Nom-koo-bull-WAH-nee, Zulu for Mother Earth), an elephant sculpture created by South African sculptor Andries Botha. This life-size sculpture, made of galvanized steel and recycled truck tires, is traveling around the world to raise awareness about how people can creatively address issues caused by the expanding human ecological footprint. Nomkhubulwane is one of 17 elephants on display globally by the Human Elephant Foundation (www.humanelephant.org).

Read more: Nomkhubulwane Coming to Marygrove

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Aug 10
Amid the growl of Caterpillar tractors and the intense heat of Detroit's summer sun, the Marygrove College campus is undergoing a transformation the likes of which it hasn't seen in years. That's because construction has just been completed on a new soccer field to support the College's expanding Athletics Program.

The project represents a commitment by the College to environmental sustainability while providing a new and exciting on-campus activity for Marygrove's athletes, the campus community and the surrounding neighborhood.

WOMEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULE (homegames in bold)
August

24, 4 PM vs. Grace College: Pebble Creek Park in Southfield

31, 4 PM @ Walsh University

September

4, 11:30 AM vs. Iowa Wesleyan College—2010 Crimson Wave Invite, Calumet College of St. Joseph's (Schererville, IN)

5, @ TBA—2010 Crimson WaveInvite, Calumet College of St. Joseph's (Schererville, IN)

13, 4 PM vs. Rochester College--Inaugural Game—Marygrove soccer field

21, 4 PM vs. Taylor University

23, 4 PM vs. Olivet College

25, 12:30 PM @ Siena Heights University

October

5, 4 PM vs. Defiance College

7, @ Rochester College

12, 4 PM vs. Cornerstone University

14, 4 PM @ University of Detroit-Mercy

20, 7 PM @ Adrian College

27, 4 PM @ Madonna University

30, @ Concordia University

November

4, @ TBA — USCAA National Championship, Nov. 4-6 (Burlington, VT)

29, @ TBA — NAIA National Championship, Nov. 29 – Dec. 4, Jack Allen Complex (Decatur, AL)

 


MEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULE (homegames in bold)
September

1, 4 PM @ Taylor University

4, 2 PM @ Calumet College of St. Joseph—2010 Crimson Wave Invite - Calumet College of St. Joseph (Schererville, IN)

5, vs. TBA—2010 Crimson Wave Invite - Calumet College of St.Joseph (Schererville, IN)

11, 1 PM @ Olivet College

15, 4 PM vs. St. Francis

18, 2 PM vs. Concordia University

20, 4 PM vs. Holy Cross College

22, 4 PM @ Bluffton College

25 3 PM @ Siena Heights University

October

6, 4 PM vs. Defiance College

9, 1 PM vs. Ohio Christian University

11, 4 PM vs. Grace Bible College

18, @ Concordia University

20, 4 PM @ Rochester College

27, 4 PM vs. Rochester College

November

4, @ TBA—USCAA National Championship, Nov. 4-6 (Burlington, VT)

29, @ TBA—NAIA National Championship, Nov. 29 - Dec. 4, Fresno Pacific University (Fresno, CA)

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