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.
DETROIT, 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.
April 5 - 6, 2012 • Michigan League. Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Greenleaf Center invites faculty, staff, and board members at universities who are teaching and applying servant leadership principles, as well as those who want to learn about these practices, to attend the two-day Leadership Institute for Educators (LIFE).
Registration is $225 for a non-member and $200 for a Greenleaf Center
member. Student rates are also available. To register, visit www.greenleaf.org.
For more information: http://www.greenleaf.org/life/program.html or call (317) 669 - 8050
A total body exercise class that teaches proper form for toning, sculpting and strengthening your body. This structured class uses dumbbells and barbells which are provided. We will use exercises that focus on:
- Agility drills
- Strength Training
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.
DETROIT, March 19, 2012 — Marygrove College today announced the recipients of the College’s 2012 High Honors Awards. These awards pay tribute to exceptional academic achievement and leadership skills.
The awards and winners are as follows: Tammy Barnosky, Sholanda Presbery, Steven Sledge and Willie Peterson, Jarell Williams, Julie Laforet
Due to its popularity, Marygrove is again offering this master-level Social Justice course!
How do we define structural violence?
How have women and their allies been creatively fighting these forces of violence and gender oppression?
This graduate-level class will help you learn more!
Mondays, 6-9 p.m.
May 14 - July 2
May be taken as an alternate to the practicum requirement for Social Justice students or by any other interested students.
For interested persons not enrolled at the College, simply apply as a "guest" for this course.
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.
Saturday, March 31st
Attending a Marygrove Open House is a great way to learn about what the college can offer you in a no-pressure setting. Our Open House is a morning packed with key information, so come and see if we are a good fit for you!
13th ANNUAL Academic symposium
Arrivals, Departures, and the In/between
8:30 a.m. • Continental Breakfast
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. • Lunch on your own
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. • Reception
Everyone is invited to attend.
Madame Cadillac Building Denk Chapman Hall
(313) 927-1452 or (313) 927-1435 or (313) 927-1291