09
Feb 10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Tim Johnston Sports Information Director Marygrove College
Ph: (313) 927-1419
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DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 9, 2010— Marygrove College, located in northwest Detroit, today announced the addition of track and field to its fast-growing intercollegiate athletic program. The addition brings the total number of intercollegiate sports on the campus to nine. Last year the College added five sports to its existing men and women’s basketball programs: men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, and women’s volleyball.

Read more: Marygrove College athletics continues growth, adds track & field

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Feb 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Karen Wood Director, Communications and Marketing Marygrove College
Ph: (313) 927-1446
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DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 23, 2010—Marygrove College is giving applicants an opportunity to win one of four full tuition scholarship packages including fees and books for the Fall 2010 academic year. High school and transfer student applicants with a minimum 3.70 accumulative GPA are invited to write a 500-750 word essay answering the following question: How does your leadership experience align with the three C's of Marygrove's Mission: competence, commitment, and compassion?

Read more: Marygrove College to offer four full tuition scholarships in essay contest

10
Mar 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact (313) 254-3818

Event to offer community resources and feature Charles Pugh, among others

DETROIT, Mich., March 9, 2010—The peace advocacy group We-Us-I Will S.U.R.V.I.V.E. along with Marygrove College are hosting the First Annual Peace and Love Day on Saturday, March 13, 2010, from 1- 5 p.m. on the Marygrove College campus.

The event is inspired by national youth and peace activist Weusi Olusola, who, at 16 years old was the innocent victim of gun violence, leaving him paralyzed. The event marks the one-year anniversary of his passing, at the age of 38, from liver cancer.

Read more: Detroit’s First Annual Peace and Love Day takes stand against violence

09
Mar 10

Members of our community voice there expressions about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in this featured article which appeared in the Michigan Chronicle on January 20, 2010.

 michiganchronicle_012010.pdf

09
Mar 10

Walter_Mosley

The Boston Globe celebrates him as “one of this nation’s finest writers.” The Austin Chronicle calls him “one of the most humane, insightful, powerful prose stylists working today in any genre….also one of the most radical.” Each novel he publishes, says The Philadelphia Inquirer, “is an event, a literary feast for lovers of the written word. . . . There are few contemporary writers as consistently fine….” Writing in The New Yorker, Ben Greenman observes, “All his works share an abiding interest in the moral dimensions of everyday life….”

The Marygrove College Department of English and Modern Languages is pleased to announce that mystery writer, novelist, and social commentator Walter Mosley will be the twenty-second guest—and the first mystery writer— in its Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series. He will deliver the Lillian and Donald Bauder Lecture at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2010 in Alumnae Hall. Afterward, he will sign copies of his works, which will be available for purchase.

Read more: Walter Mosley 2010

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Feb 10
February 20, 2010

Alumni Day at the Men’s Mustang Basketball Game
University of Detroit Jesuit High School
8400 S. Cambridge, Detroit
3:30 p.m.
Cost: $2

19
Feb 10

Marygrove program takes aim at societal inequality
BY SANDRA SVOBODA

Forget about irrelevant classes, students who never use their degrees and faculty who sit isolated in their ivory towers. A five-year-old master's program in social justice at Detroit's Marygrove College is more like guerrilla academics. "The program encourages each student to get out there and do
something. One of the primary objectives is to promote action, not just study and research but to promote action," says Elaine Semanik, 64, who will graduate in May.

Four years ago, the West Bloomfield woman retired as a project manager in the legal department at Chrysler Corp., where she'd worked for 23 years. She decided she wanted to do something about problems in the United States — and specifically Detroit — rather than "sit around and talking about things, whether it was the war or poverty or different social injustices."

Read more: Mastering Social Justice

19
Feb 10

February 19, 2010
Alumni Book Discussion
Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
Liberal Arts Building, Room 225
6:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m.

13
Feb 10

February 13, 2010
Dinner and Theater
Marygrove College
Recent Tragic Events by Craig Wright
Dinner at 6 p.m. Play at 8 p.m.
Cost: $35


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