Marywood University to Hold Inaugural “Changing the Narrative” Workshop Series   Marywood University will hold its inaugural workshop series titled, “Changing the Narrative,” an initiative focused on addressing issues around equity and inclusion in higher education and in the community, on Friday, February 28, 2020, from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., at various locations on…

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MMI announces Geography Bee winner

MMI announces Geography Bee winner  Eighth grade student Caylee Herseim won first place in MMI’s school competition of the National Geographic GeoBee and will move on to compete for the chance to represent MMI in the Pennsylvania State GeoBee. Fellow eighth grader Nathaniel Neidlinger was the runner-up in the contest. Herseim is the daughter of…

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Marywood University International Graduate Students to Present Work at Global Student Conference

Marywood University International Graduate Students to Present Work at Global Student Conference Marywood University international graduate students, Ajay Vaidya, Scranton, Pa.; and Noha Saleh Almunsed, Scranton, Pa., both in the management information systems program, will present their poster presentations at the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) Global Student Conference on Saturday, February 15,…

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Valley View High School Seniors of the Month

These awards are given to a senior who showed excellence throughout the month of January. Senior of the Month is sponsored by the Valley View Student Council and the Blakely/Peckville Lions Club. From Left to Right: Dr. Michael Boccella, Superintendent; Chris Mendicino, Principal; Ryan Turlip, Math; Nina Grushinski, English; Taylor Seprosky, Social Studies; and Mr.…

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Marywood University’s, Sister Angela Kim, IHM, associate professor in the School of Social Work

Marywood University’s, Sister Angela Kim, IHM, associate professor in the School of Social Work   Sister Angela Kim, IHM, associate professor of social work at Marywood University, received her second Fulbright Specialist Award to Poland from the William J. Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Rzeszow University of Technology in Poland will be her host University, and…

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Marywood University to Host Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center

Marywood University to Host Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Campus Center   Marywood University was recently named by The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) to host Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) campus center. According to AAC&U, Marywood University is among thirteen institutions selected through a competitive process as sites for the second…

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Valley View’s Mia Rudalavage will continue her academic and basketball career at Lycoming College.

Valley View’s Mia Rudalavage will continue her academic and basketball career at Lycoming College. Seated left to right: Zack Rudalavage, Dawn Rudalavage, Mia Rudalavage and Rob Rudalavage. Standing left to right: Lori Kelley, Guidance Counselor; Chris Mendicino, Principal; Rob Martin, Head Basketball Coach, Ben Lorenzetti, Assistant Basketball Coach; Chris Killiany, Athletic Director; and Larry Pegula,…

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Marywood University – Patricia Richards-Service, Ph.D. – Instructor for Communication Arts

Patricia Richards-Service, Ph.D., instructor in the Communication Arts program at Marywood University, recently presented her paper titled, “Health challenges: An Exploration of Influences on Breast Cancer Early Detection Practices among Female Students under 40,” as part of an international e-conference titled, “Enterprises in the Global Economy.” Dr. Richards-Service’s paper will be published this week, and…

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Marywood University to Hold Annual Snowball Roll to Help Fund Alternative Break Service Trips

Marywood University’s campus ministry office will host its fourth annual “Snowball Roll” fundraiser, to benefit the alternative break service trip program, on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 1 p.m., at University Avenue, on the University’s campus. This fundraiser is open to the public. Participants can purchase “Snowballs” for $2 for a chance to win. Nearly…

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Members of the Valley View High School Choir recently qualified for and performed in the PMEA District 9 Chorus Festival

Members of the Valley View High School Choir recently qualified for and performed in the PMEA District 9 Chorus Festival January 15-17, 2020 at Marywood University, They were among 160 students from 29 school districts across Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Wayne and Wyoming counties. Pictured: Nathaniel Worrell (bass 2), Paige Morgan (alto 1), Mia Mercatili (soprano…

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