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Marygrove College professor publishes new mystery novel
“Crimes of Love”
DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2012 —Marygrove College professor and author Donald Levin is celebrating the release of his new mystery, “Crimes of Love,” at a book launch party to be held at the Lawrence Street Gallery in Ferndale on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, from 2 - 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Levin will read from the book and sign copies, which will be available for purchase. Wine and cheese and other refreshments will be served.
Set in and around Ferndale, “Crimes of Love” follows police detective Martin Preuss on a frantic search for a seven-year-old girl who has disappeared from the streets of Ferndale. Fast-paced storytelling and keen insights into the weaknesses that beset the human heart make this first Martin Preuss mystery impossible to put down.
Please bring your lunch.
Dessert will be provided.
For more information, contact:
Rita Smith (313) 927-1402
Women’s Center (313) 927-1274
MLK Service, City-Wide Rally and March
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 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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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.
- Black Male Engagement Challenge
- Marygrove, UD-Mercy host Career Fair, Oct. 11
- Marygrove College presents new “Defining Detroit” event
- Marygrove chosen to host historic National Action Plan
- Marygrove Elects Student Government. On the Road to Change.
- Making History. Marygrove answers the global call for peace.
- Exhibit Showcases IHMs' History
- Take Back the Night Sheds Light on a Painful Reality for Women and Children.
- Redemption 101: Coursework that Changes Lives
- Director of Michigan Department of Human Services to speak at Marygrove Commencement