Where: Depart from Madame Cadillac Building
Activities include assistance at St. Dominic Outreach Center and participation in a city-wide rally and march at Central United Methodist Church. Transportation and lunch provided.
Contact: Jesse Cox (313) 927-1404 or Sr. Barb Beesley (313) 927-1403
Marygrove’s Science and Mathematics Department continues to grow as it welcomes Dr. Jennifer Tsui (pronounced “Sway”), a Michigan native who has explored the science realm as a student and researcher. Tsui will join Marygrove’s faculty as a full-time science professor for the 2012 Winter Semester.
Although Dr. Tsui has spent many years doing research, she prefers sociable environments, such as a classroom with her students.
I like more personal interaction than what normally happens in research," she said. "I want a more immediate impact on people, where research can take more time before you actually impact people’s lives. I spent a lot of time in little rooms with microscopes.”
Beatty is the author of three novels: The White Boy Shuffle (1996), Tuff (2000), and Slumberland (2008), and two books of poetry: Big Bank Take Little Bank (1991) and Joker, Joker, Deuce (1994). He also edited Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor (2006). He was the recipient of the first Grand Poetry Slam Championship of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in 1990.
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Dear Marygrove Alumni and Friends,
This is the October 2011 issue of Marygrove Minute -- Marygrove College’s way of keeping you up-to-date on the College’s news and events. Marygrove Minute is meant to supplement The Tower Times, our alumni print publication, which is published three times annually.
Marygrove Minute is a collaborative effort between Marygrove’s Alumni Relations and Communications and Marketing departments. We hope you enjoy it!
Join us for an engaging perspective from two speakers —Kiva donor and a Kiva recipient. Detroit is the first Kiva City in the United States, a program where Kiva works with community organizations to provide microloans to small businesses. Kiva Detroit is the product of a partnership between Michigan Corps, ACCION USA, Knight Foundation and Kiva International.
co-chair of the Kiva Detroit Board became involved with Kiva while he was a professor at the University of Michigan. An entrepreneur, a pastor, and former elected political official, he also serves on the Knight Foundation Advisory Board.
co-chair of Kiva Detroit, is an inaugural recipient of a Kiva Detroit loan, which is being used to launch Thrive Detroit Street newspaper. She is a Project Manager and Program Director for the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
What used to be a dusty, cramped room for storage will now be filled with hope, healing, and laughter. Marygrove’s Women’s Center, now established in room 030 of the Liberal Arts Building, offers a sanctuary of resources, from assault crisis hotlines and Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Questioning (LGBTQ) support networks to information on academic curriculum and programming in women’s studies. Where stacked chairs once collected dust, now sit several shelves of books available for check-out, from history to self-help. Two cozy couches and lounge chairs have replaced the area once reserved for cluttered desks and printers. The once barren walls now wear the proud artwork of female artists, including a cycling display of canvas paintings.
“We envision that the Women's Center might come to be known among students as a kind of oasis where they can stop by to browse and stay to study regardless of their majors, in a safe, rigorous, and supportive environment,” said Darcy Brandel, assistant professor of English.
The Center is open to men and women from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Work-study students, like Veronica Johnson will greet you with a big, warm smile, offering aid and resources. Johnson, a social work major, has a drive to help those who need it most.
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Tim Johnston, Sports Information Director
Marygrove College Joins Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
DETROIT, Oct. 18, 2011— Marygrove College, a fourth year National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) institution, was recently named an official member of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC). The conference welcomes Marygrove as the 11th member and only school in the City of Detroit to be part of one of the NAIA’s most prominent conferences.
The announcement was made official after a unanimous vote by the WHAC’s Council of Presidents. With the announcement, Marygrove will join the conference beginning Fall 2012 and will compete in 13 conference-sponsored sports.
BME Challenge Celebration - A project of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Open Society Foundations' Campaign for Black Male Achievement. It's time to recognize our network of Detroit black male leaders, partners and friends!
BME guests are asked to enter at Gate G off of St. Antoine Street). The celebration is free for the BME network and friends!
With special guests including Jalen Rose: Native Detroiter, Former NBA Star, and Founder of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy Charter School. And a BME story and performance from artist K'Jon.
5:30 p.m. : Mix & Mingle with the BME Network and Special Guests - 6:15 p.m. : Reception with Dining & Call to Action. It's time to recognize our network of Detroit black male leaders, partners and friends!
Marygrove's Office of Career Services is hosting a career fair next Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 2 - 6 p.m. on the campus of the University of Detroit Mercy.
The career fair, entitled Recruiting in the D: McNichols Talent Career Services Collaboration, was organized by Marygrove and UDM as a way of working together to retain talent in Michigan by encouraging employers to recruit students and alumni from our neighboring institutions.
Interested students are encouraged to attend to learn more about available graduate programs, internships/co-ops, and full/part-time seasonal employment. Career fairs offer students an opportunity to practice professionalism in the business environment as well as opportunities for career development. Students should plan to attend in professional attire, with a resume in hand, if they are seeking employment opportunities.*
Please visit the link below for registration information.
*Shuttle transportation from the Marygrove campus to and from the Career Fair at UDM is available beginning at 1:30 p.m. in front of the Madame Cadillac Building.