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May 12

Brenda Price to serve as director  

DETROIT, May 25, 2012 — Marygrove College today announced Ms. Brenda Price as director of the newly established Office of Urban Leadership Initiatives. Ms. Price will report to Marygrove President Dr. David J. Fike and administer grant expenditures, establish and coordinate project timelines, and assure overall grant compliance related to the College’s $1.5 million, three-year Building Our Leadership in Detroit (BOLD) initiative, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. In addition, she will help identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward partnerships with other philanthropic and public sector agencies capable of supporting the College’s Urban Leadership initiatives.

Read more: Marygrove College institutes new Office of Urban Leadership Initiatives

13
Apr 12

DETROIT, April 13, 2012 — Take Back the Night Detroit at Marygrove College has been formed to raise awareness, promote prevention, and support survivors of rape as they cast off shame, guilt and gain access to the help they need on their journey toward healing and wholeness. This year’s theme is “Healthy Sexuality for Sexual Assault Prevention.”

This event will be held on Friday April 13, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the Madame Cadillac Building, Alumnae Hall, on the Marygrove College campus.

Marygrove College and more specifically, Student Government, the Women’s Center, and the Social Work Department are sponsoring this event with SASHA Center—a community-based organization formed to assist survivors of sexual assault.

Read more: Marygrove College hosts Take Back the Night Detroit

09
Apr 12

read this article on the freepBOLD Column in the Detroit Free PressDETROIT, April 9, 2012 — Marygrove College today announced a program to revise its entire curriculum to develop leadership skills in each of its students, no matter what their major focus of study.

The initiative, entitled Building our Leadership in Detroit (BOLD) is grounded in the belief that everyone has a potential for leadership if given the proper support and guidance and is designed to make Marygrove a significant leader in the drive to rebuild Detroit.  It is being underwritten by a $1.5 million grant from the W. K. Kellogg foundation.

Read more: Marygrove College to revise curriculum to develop urban leadership

26
Mar 12

Decrease represents a 19 percent drop for some online graduate programs  

DETROIT, March 26, 2012 — Marygrove College today announced that it will reduce tuition for some of its online graduate programs by 19 percent. The reduction will be in effect for the 2012-2013 academic year and will apply to the following programs: Educational Technology; Educational Leadership; Human Resource Management and Modern Language Translation Certificates. The per-credit-hour rate for the specified online graduate courses went from $544 to $440. Also, for third year in a row, on-campus graduate tuition has remained steady at $640/per credit hour.

Read more: Marygrove College to reduce tuition

15
Mar 12

DETROIT, March 15, 2012 — The Department of English and Modern Languages at Marygrove College has just completed the judging for the second year of the Mary Helen Washington Writing Award Contest, offered in conjunction with our Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series (CAALS). Named after nationally-renowned scholar, editor, essayist, and teacher Dr. Mary Helen Washington, and supported through the generosity of series sponsors Lillian and Don Bauder, this annual contest asks students to write essays in response to the works of the CAALS guest artist. The top four winners receive cash prizes.

Read more: 2012 Mary Helen Washington Writing Award Contest Winners Announced

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