Marywood University Appoints Founding Director of Respiratory Therapy Program

Marywood University recently announced the appointment of Joy Hughes, Dillsburg, Pa., as the founding director of its new Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) Program*, which is the only BSRT program in the region. She will develop the new program’s curriculum, oversee its accreditation process, and develop and maintain relationships with medical facilities.  …

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Marywood University Students Collect Gifts for Local Organizations

Marywood University’s department of communication, sciences, and disorders, along with its student chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, recently collected gifts to support the University’s Campus Ministry’s Christmas Giving Tree project. Each year, the Christmas Giving Trees are set up in various locations on campus. The trees are decorated with ornaments for children of…

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Marywood University Ranks Top Three of Certified Public Accounting Candidate Pass Rate in the State of Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy recently published its Fall Edition 2018 newsletter, in which Marywood University ranked third out of the Top 5 Institutions by Percentage Pass rate for 2017. To prepare for a career as an auditor, controller, or tax account, Marywood University students complete a minimum of 66 credits in business courses.…

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State Leadership Workshop

Twenty-five members of the Western Wayne chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America were among the more than 1,500 members and advisers who traveled to the Kalahari Resorts Pocono for the annual State Leadership Workshop. This workshop marked the kickoff of the state project benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  A theme basket auction,…

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Valley View School News

On Friday, November 30th and Saturday, December 1st, five Valley View freshmen were selected to participate in the 10th annual Marywood Junior Wind Band Celebration held at Marywood University. At the event, the freshman were given the opportunity to perform alongside students from over 54 different school districts and work with clinicians from around the…

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Dr. E. Lee Felder, Jr., Ed.D., Major (Ret), USAF, CM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, ACG, director of Human Resources at Marywood University

Dr. E. Lee Felder, Jr., director of Human Resources (HR) at Marywood University was recently elected to the Northeast Pennsylvania (NEPA) Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is a local resource of excellence for networking, professional development and continued support in Human Resources. NEPA SHRM strives to provide a variety of…

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Valley View School News

Valley View School District celebrated National Apprenticeship Week. This event highlighted the benefits of apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of employers across diverse industries. From Left to Right: Maria Bernardo, Lackawanna County Workforce Development Board Special Projects Manager; Chris Burak, VVHS Transition Coordinator; Lori Kelley, VVHS School Counselor; Mike…

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Valley View School News

Two Valley View Seniors, Trinity Lewis and Lorna Yushinsky, were awarded WVIA’s Artist of the Week. The Artist of the Week program features two students from each of WVIA member high schools who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in visual arts, theatre, music or dance. They recently visited WVIA studios for their interviews and highlights of Trinity’s artwork and…

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Quick Cash for Christmas

Christmas season is upon us and we could all use some extra cash to get presents for everyone on our lists (including ourselves). You may be wondering exactly how you could make some money with just a short amount of time left for Christmas shopping. No worries, Paper Shop is here! This is the perfect time…

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Marywood University and Parul University Pursue Collaborative, International Education Opportunities through Agreement

Dr. Devanshu Patel, president of Parul University in Vadodara, India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Parul University and Marywood University with Haley Cheetham, international admissions counselor at Marywood University. To complete the signing (second photo), Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., president of Marywood University, skyped with several members of Marywood University and Parul administrators…

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Valley View School News

3 students from Valley View High School qualified for the PMEA District 9 Band Festival which will be held at Pittston Area on January 24th – 26th. The students that qualified (pictured below, listed left to right) are Mia Mercatili on Clarinet, Beatrice Chindemi on Trombone, and Micayla Matamoros on Clarinet. They will represent Valley…

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