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Marygrove Adds Master in the Art of Teaching & Human Resource Management Summer Cohorts Starting July 3; Still Time to Apply

 

DETROIT, MI, June 13, 2016—Marygrove College announced today that it will add two new cohorts to its summer graduate programs in Human Resource Management and the Art of Teaching. Classes begin July 3.

“Many of our students are parents and working adults who want to use the summer to ramp up their careers,” said Marygrove College President Elizabeth Burns. “We’re opening up two new summer cohorts to accommodate those students.”

Marygrove’s Master of Arts in Human Resource Management is an online, 36-credit program that prepares human resource specialists for careers in business, government, and not-for-profit organization management. “Our program is unique in that the majority of the courses our students take are selected by them to fit their career aspirations,” said Assistant Professor and Department Chair Jerry van Rossum. “Our curriculum aligns with Society for Human Resource Management standards, which ensures that everything our students learn adheres to the values and standards of the most respected human resource management organization out there.”

Marygrove’s online Master in the Art of Teaching degree is a 10-course, two-year program designed to equip working teachers with practical tools and curriculum-enhancing techniques that they can use right away in their own classrooms. “Our MAT program is a rigorous, reputable, and competitively-priced program built around the needs of working teachers,” said Director of Online Education Dr. Mitali Chaudhery. Approved by the Michigan State Department of Education, Marygrove’s MAT program features a reading focus, mathematics focus (elementary and middle levels), curriculum, instruction, assessment focus, and an educational technology focus.

To learn more about Marygrove College’s graduate programs, visit onlinegrad.marygrove.edu/, call (313) 927-1240, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in 1905, Marygrove College is an independent liberal arts college and a Catholic institution of higher learning. The College’s commitment to the city of Detroit comprises an institutional mission and vision for developing urban leaders. The main campus is situated on 53 wooded acres in northwest Detroit.

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“Explore Marygrove” & Meet New College President June 23: Community Invited

DETROIT, MI, June 2, 2016—Marygrove College invites the business community, students, parents trustees, alumni and the community at large to “Explore Marygrove” and Meet and Greet its new President Dr. Elizabeth Burns on Thursday, June 23, 2016, from 4 till 6:30 p.m. on campus at W. McNichols and Wyoming in northwest Detroit.

Several activities will take place across campus during “Explore Marygrove” to introduce the many academic programs and specialties of Marygrove College. Dr. Burns will address the community at 5:15 p.m. in the Marygrove Theatre.

“Marygrove College is excited to welcome our neighbors, former students, trustees and the business community to experience all that this more than 100-year old college has to offer,” said Dr. Glenda Price, 7th president of Marygrove. “We are as relevant today as we have always been, teaching critical thinking and problem solving skills through the liberal arts and imbuing our students with the skills of urban leadership so that they can lead with competence, commitment and compassion.”

Marygrove welcomes its 9th president, Dr. Elizabeth Burns, a 1972 alumna of the college and a physician, during this celebration of Marygrove. “I am looking forward to personally greeting everyone who comes to campus on June 23rd,” she said

A schedule of events is listed below.  Please reserve your spot at www.marygrove.ed/meet-doctor-burns or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  For more information, please contact Dr. Glenda Price at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 313-927-1200.

4-5 p.m.
“Explore Marygrove”

  • Faculty Art Exhibition
  • Science Exhibits and Demos
  • Dance Mini-recital by Institute of Music and Dance Students
  • Studio Poetry Reading
  • Change the Vibe at Six Mile and Wyoming
  • The Chapel Windows – Talk and Tour
  • Visit the Community Garden
  • Color Purple Garden
  • Herbal Healing Garden
  • Book Store Open
  • Piano and Vocal Recital

5:15-5:45 p.m.
Meet and Greet Marygrove’s New President Dr. Elizabeth Burns

  • Remarks by Dr. Burns

5:50-6:30 p.m.
Reception


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Marygrove College Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker, Theresa Maxis Award and Honorary Degree Recipients


DETROIT, MI, May 12, 2016—Marygrove College will award two honorary degrees and the prestigious Theresa Maxis Award for Social Justice at its commencement exercises on Saturday, May 14, President Elizabeth Burns announced Monday.

The recipients of these awards are Detroit community activist and Methodist pastor Bill Wylie-Kellerman, who will be honored with the Theresa Maxis Award for Social Justice; Michigan Food and Beverage Association Founder Edward Deeb; and disability rights activist Elizabeth W. Bauer, who will share the Honorary Degree Doctor of Humane Letters.

Commencement, featuring an address by Elizabeth Bauer, begins at 11 a.m. on the campus of Marygrove College and is open to the public.

“Marygrove College is honored to acknowledge the lives, careers, and civic service of these extraordinary leaders,” said Marygrove College President Elizabeth Burns, “not only because their stories will inspire our graduates, but they embody Marygrove’s Urban Leadership vision and our founding principles: competence, compassion, and commitment.”

Wylie-Kellerman, who serves at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Detroit, is a contributing editor for “Sojourners Magazine” and has written extensively on the gospel of non-violence and radical discipleship, authoring several books including “Where the Waters Go Round” and “Seasons of Faith and Conscience: Reflections on Liturgical Direct Action.” He is co-founder of the Detroit Area Restorative Justice Center and Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management, and founder of Word and World: A Peoples’ School. A longstanding Detroit activist, Wylie-Kellerman has brought national attention to Detroit’s water shutoff crisis and is currently on trial for blocking water shut-off trucks at the city’s Homrich, Inc.

Bauer, a longstanding educational leader and disability rights activist, has served as director of staff development for the school district of the city of Pontiac, director of community placement in Michigan's public mental health system, and executive director of Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. In addition to testifying before Congress and state legislatures and contributing to the development of public policy, services, and supports for people with disabilities, Bauer has served an eight-year term on the Michigan State Board of Education, and is currently president of the board of directors of W-A-Y Academy Detroit.

Deeb has committed more than five decades of his life and career to youth advocacy, education, civic relations, and to advocating on behalf of small, local businesses. He is the chairman emeritus of the Eastern Market Merchants Association and founder of the Michigan Food & Beverage Association, the Michigan Business and Professional Association, and the Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation. In concert with former Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, Deeb helped create a violence-prevention plan that brought together merchants and residents, unifying much of the city’s diverse cultural communities during a time of ethnic tension. Deeb is also the founder and former president of Friends of Eastern Market, co-founder of Eastern Market Corporation, and has received over 100 awards and honorary degrees for his service.


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Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in 1905, Marygrove College is a Catholic, independent, liberal arts college. The College’s commitment to the city of Detroit comprises an institutional mission and vision for developing urban leaders who display competence, compassion, and commitment. The campus is situated on 53 acres in northwest Detroit.

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Marygrove College to Award $6,000 Catholic School Grant to Catholic High School Graduates


DETROIT, April 21, 2016—On Thursday Marygrove College, in partnership with the Archdiocese of Detroit, announced the Catholic School Grant, a new scholarship that honors those families who support a longstanding tradition of Catholic education by sending their children to Catholic schools. The Catholic School Grant is renewable for four years and awards qualifying students who graduated from Catholic high schools with up to $6,000 in scholarship money.

“We are committed to providing students with a rigorous and affordable liberal arts education,” said Marygrove College President Elizabeth Burns. “The launch of the Catholic School Grant demonstrates this while honoring the commitment of students and their families to Catholic education.”

IHM President Jane Herb, who assisted in securing the partnership between Marygrove College and the Archdiocese of Detroit, echoes this sentiment, noting that “The opportunity to continue a faith-based education is important for families who made a commitment to Catholic education. In announcing this initiative, Marygrove continues the IHM tradition of preparing students who are competent, compassionate, and committed to building a more just and humane world.”

The Catholic School Grant, available to first-time, full-time freshmen and transfer students in the fall of 2016, is renewable for four years (eight semesters) at $1,500 per year. Transfer award renewal is evaluated upon admission and determined by the number of transferable credits received by Marygrove College. To meet renewal requirements, students must be enrolled full-time, remain in good academic standing, and meet all federal guidelines for satisfactory academic progress if applying for federal financial aid.

Marygrove’s announcement of the Catholic School Grant and its partnership with the Archdiocese of Detroit is only one of several collaborations between the college and other local Catholic organizations.


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Marygrove Celebrates 28th Contemporary American Authors Lecture
Event to feature award-winning poet Claudia Rankine
DETROIT, March 15, 2016—To commemorate its twenty-eighth year of bringing nationally-known authors to its campus for a public lecture and seminar, Marygrove's Department of English and Modern Languages is pleased to announce that award-winning poet and playwright ClaudiaRankine will be the featured guest at its Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series (CAALS) event.
In addition to delivering the Lillian and Don Bauder Lecture at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2016, Rankine will also host a master class for Detroit-area high school students and teachers beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Marygrove College Theatre.

Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry including Citizen: An American Lyric (2014), a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry, and Nothing in Nature Is Private (1995), winner of the Cleveland State Poetry Prize. She is also author of two plays: Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue (2009) and Existing Conditions (2010), along with several edited collections.
CAALS will also celebrate this year’s event by featuring a master class conducted by Rankine for Detroit-area high school students. Over 300 students and teachers from Fordson, Cass Technical, Cody, Ferndale, Martin Luther King, Loyola, Detroit School for the Arts, University of Detroit Jesuit High School, Detroit International Academy for Young Women, and Inside Out Literary Arts Project will attend the class which begins at 10:00 a.m. in the Marygrove Theatre. Winners of the Mary Helen Washington Writing Contest will be recognized as well. Afterwards, students will enjoy lunch and a tour of the Marygrove College campus.

Claudia Rankine will deliver the Lillian and Don Bauder Lecture at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2016 in Alumnae Hall on the Marygrove College campus.
Afterward, she will sign copies of her books, which will be available for purchase.
The evening lecture is free and open to the community.

Support for this year’s CAALS event is provided in part by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
For more information or to schedule an interview with Claudia Rankine, contact Erin Piscopink at 313-927-1438 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may also visit: http://english.marygrove.edu/caals/claudia-rankine-2016.html.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry including Citizen: An American Lyric and Don’t Let Me Be Lonely; two plays including Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue; numerous video collaborations, and is the editor of several anthologies including The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind. For her book Citizen, Rankine won both the PEN Open Book Award and the PEN Literary Award, the NAACP Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry (Citizen was the first book ever to be named a finalist in both the poetry and criticism categories); and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Citizen also holds the distinction of being the only poetry book to be a New York Times bestseller in the nonfiction category. Among her numerous awards and honors, Rankine is the recipient of the Poets & Writers’ Jackson Poetry Prize and fellowships from the Lannan Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives in California and holds the Aerol Arnold Chair in the University of Southern California’s Department of English.  

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Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in 1905, Marygrove College is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts college. The College’s commitment to the city of Detroit comprises an institutional mission and vision for developing urban leaders. The main campus is situated on 53 wooded acres in northwest Detroit.

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Marygrove College Announces Community Greenspace Project & Crowdfunding Campaign

DETROIT, February 22, 2016—Marygrove College today announced a new crowdfunding campaign through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform, Patronicity. Funds raised through this joint effort between Marygrove College, The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will support construction of the Charles McGee Community Commons, a greenspace planned for the Wyoming & McNichols corner of the Marygrove College campus.

If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $38,250 by its deadline of April 2, 2016, the project will win a matching grant with funds made possible by MSHDA and MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places program.

“Local residents in the northwest corridor of the city know that Wyoming & McNichols is an important neighborhood crossroads for travelers by foot, bus, and car enroute to local schools, hospitals, and small businesses,” said Marygrove College President Elizabeth Burns. “Our intention is to provide the community with a public space that telegraphs the revitalizing spirit, vitality, and resilience of both the neighborhood and this important intersection.”

In addition to featuring a relief sculpture by Kresge Eminent Artist Charles McGee, who has had a studio across the street from Marygrove College’s campus for 50 years, the Commons will also feature a seating area and walkway with permeable paving, a healing garden with low-maintenance plants and drip irrigation, technology access, and low-voltage LED lighting and signage.

The unveiling of the sculpture and the opening of this new green space is scheduled for September, 2016. A complete description of the project can be found at www.patronicity.com/mcgeecommons.

The design and construction of the Commons is part of "Connecting, Recognizing and Celebrating Neighborhood Creatives,” a larger civic-engagement made possible, in part, by a grant awarded to the college by the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA). Components of this project include:

  • Surveying and mapping creatives in Northwest Detroit to enrich connections and collaborations
  • Gathering Stories to preserve our neighborhood’s creative history
  • Celebrating Neighborhood Creatives: a culminating festival of music, dance and storytelling with the installation of the sculpture scheduled for September 2016

To follow the development of the Charles McGee Community Commons project and other civic-engagement initiatives, please stop by www.facebook.com/changingthevibe.

All donations are tax deductible. Those who wish to contribute to the Charles McGee Community Commons initiative can donate online at www.patronicity.com/mcgeecommons or by sending a check to:

Marygrove College/ Charles McGee
8425 West McNichols
Detroit, MI 48221.

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Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in 1905, Marygrove College is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts college. The College’s commitment to the city of Detroit comprises an institutional mission and vision for developing urban leaders. The main campus is situated on 53 wooded acres in northwest Detroit.

8425 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221
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MUSTANG10 07 for emailMarygrove College recently announced the addition of their fourteenth sport, Men’s Lacrosse, as part of a growing athletic program that is set to join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic’s (NAIA) Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) next year. Men’s Lacrosse will be added to the slate of offerings on Marygrove’s northwest Detroit campus in the 2012-13 academic year with competition beginning in Spring 2013.

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Marygrove College Launches Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Detroit, MI – June 15, 2015 – On Friday, July 3, Marygrove College will begin hosting a weekly Youth Entrepreneurship Program (Y.E.P. Detroit) designed to teach aspiring business owners between the ages of 6 and 14 about financial literacy, money management, and the essentials of becoming an entrepreneur. This is a five-week program that runs each Friday in July and costs $100.

Y.E.P. Detroit was designed and will be led by Sherika Cheney, M.Ed, in response to a still-sluggish job market, which is making it challenging for young people and recent college graduates to find financially-sustainable careers. “The Y.E.P. Detroit program is preemptive” said Cheney, “in that it teaches young people ages 6 to 14 how to develop, brand, and market their ideas, giving them access to transferrable skills that they will use in the university classroom and in the marketplace itself.”

Each Friday, grades 1-4 will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon; Grades 5-8 will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on the campus of Detroit’s historic Marygrove College. Students will engage in hands-on lessons and activities designed to teach creative idea generation, book keeping, marketing and branding, as well as skills and strategies to help them develop a mission statement.

These classes are part of Marygrove’s Kids College Camps sponsored by the college’s Academic Success Center and Continuing Education departments. For more information and registration, contact Theresa A. Jordan by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at (313) 927-1261. Additionally, Sherika Cheney can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Marygrove welcomes Andrea Lee as its twenty-seventh in Marygrove's Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series.

Lee will deliver the Lillian and Don Bauder Lecture at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015.

Fiction writer and journalist Andrea Lee will be the twenty-seventh guest in Marygrove’s Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series. She will deliver the Lillian and Don Bauder Lecture at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015.

Lee is the author of a memoir: Russian Journal (1981), two novels: Sarah Phillips (1993) and Lost Hearts in Italy (2006), and a collection of short stories: Interesting Women (2002). She is a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine and has been published in Vogue, Time, and the New York Times, among other publications. Russian Journal won a National Book Award nomination in 1981; Lee is also the recipient of the Jean Stein Award, granted by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1984.

An expatriate, Lee spans the globe in her work, taking readers from the Soviet Union to France, the United States, and Italy. Publisher’s Weekly proclaims Lee’s work is “infused with international glamour and a particular brand of American world-weariness.” Susan Richards Shreve writes, “Andrea Lee’s authority as a writer comes of an unstinting honesty and a style at once simple and yet luminous.”

Her work considers race both within national boundaries and beyond, providing a poignancy of perspective enriched by these border crossings. Veronica Chambers asserts that “in Lee’s work, there is the power of race, both when it is present and when it is not.” Indeed, Lee’s exploration of racial assimilation and privilege reveals the often fraught complexity of contemporary racial identity. Donna Seaman notes that Lee “deftly decodes the tricky dynamics of sexual, racial, and cultural trespass,” and observes that in her work, “each encounter is choreographed with the deadly elegance and precision of a fencing match.”

Lee earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Harvard University. A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in Turin, Italy with her husband and two children.

Ms. Lee will be introduced by the renowned scholar, Mary Helen Washington of the University of Maryland.

This series at Marygrove College is an annual event bringing a nationally-known author to our campus for a public lecture and seminar with students. It began when the late Frederick P. Currier, a former Marygrove College trustee, attended a reception on campus and remarked that he would like to bring a national writer to Marygrove for a weekend. Mr. Currier’s start-up check soon followed his suggestion, and in 1989 nearly 600 guests of the College heard Gloria Naylor inaugurate the series.

Since then, through the generous support of corporate donors, foundations, advertisers, friends, alumni, the Marygrove College Board of Trustees, and particularly S. Martin Taylor of DTE Energy, Dr. Lillian Bauder of MASCO Corporation, and the Lillian and Donald Bauder Endowment, we have been able to keep the Series free and accessible to the entire metropolitan Detroit community. To date, over 8,000 people have joined us at the Friday night public reading to hear outstanding writers share their work. The Friday evening reading/lecture is followed by a book signing.

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, this event is free and open to the public.

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Mary Helen Washington Writing Award Contest Winners Announced

DETROIT, March 10, 2015 — The Department of English and Modern Languages at Marygrove College has just completed the judging for the fifth year of the Mary Helen Washington Writing Award Contest, offered in conjunction with its 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, which this year is writer and journalist Andrea Lee. Students were asked to present a critical analysis of Lee’s work or offer personal reflections on an aspect of her work that the student writer found significant.

The College is pleased to congratulate the 2015 winners, listed below with their schools:

First Prize:

McKenna Voss of Ferndale High School for her essay titled “My Roots Like to Roam.”

Second Prize (three winners):

Isobel Edwards of Ferndale High School for her essay titled “Identity.”

Emily Cole of Ferndale High School for her essay titled “Family Ties, Everlasting Home, and Definitions in “Anthropology.”

Shannon Gardner from Ferndale High School for her essay titled “A Relationship between Past and Present.”

Honorable Mentions (three winners):

Abdul Mahbub from Cass Technical High School for his essay titled “Helping Hands.”

Sakila Islam of Detroit International Academy for her poem titled “My Sisters Hide Knives in Their Mouths.”

Serene Abdouni from Fordson High School for her essay titled ‘Culture and Heritage.”

The first and second-prize winners will receive their certificates of achievement and awards, and the students receiving honorable mentions will receive their certificates of achievement at the Master Class with Andrea Lee on April 17.

This year marks the 27th Anniversary of the Bauder Contemporary American Authors Lecture, and features a reading and book signing by Ms. Lee, which will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 17, in Alumnae Hall on the Marygrove College campus. The event is free and open to the public.

 

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ABOUT MARYGROVE COLLEGE
Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in 1905, Marygrove College is an independent liberal arts college and a Catholic institution of higher learning. The College’s commitment to the city of Detroit comprises an institutional mission and vision for developing urban leaders. The main campus is situated on 53 wooded acres in northwest Detroit.
8425 W. McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI 48221
www.marygrove.edu