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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

What brings you here? What are you searching for?

By Amy Miranda | October 17, 2015 |

One candidate said her 27-year-old daughter had come to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. She said she saw her daughter “became complete” here. So now she is coming as a Providence Associate candidate seeking to feel complete herself.

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‘Old Gym’ being torn down

By Jason Moon | June 4, 2015 |

Demolition began on Monday, June 1

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Sisters offer reaction to college’s co-ed announcement

By Jason Moon | May 29, 2015 |

“This is a decision that is rooted for tomorrow.”

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A Woodsie reflects: Shannon Sonderman

By Shannon Sonderman | May 11, 2015 |

See what a college student at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods has to say about her admiration for Saint Mother Theodore Guerin.

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A “Woodsie” reflects: Mari Bennett

By Mari Bennett | April 23, 2015 |

What does Mother Theodore’s journey mean to a young and aspiring college student? Find out what Mari Bennett has to say.

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Historical museum exhibit features sisters, college

By Jason Moon | November 10, 2014 | Comments Off on Historical museum exhibit features sisters, college

In celebration of 175 years, the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) have created an exhibit which is currently on display at the Vigo…

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College: Rooted to aspire higher

By Jason Moon | October 17, 2014 |

“I tell parents we are training students today for jobs that don’t exist,” she said. “We hope we’re not assuming people know what we stand for and what we have accomplished. We’re telling them who we are. You have to be on the front side of innovation and the Sisters of Providence have always been very forward-thinking.

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Sisters of Providence ministry snapshot

By Amy Miranda | July 14, 2014 |

A peek at Sisters of Providence ministries today.

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“It’s those gates”

By Sister Dawn Tomaszewski | October 24, 2012 |

A musing on what happens when you enter the gates at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. It happened again. This time it was during the orientation of our newest candidates to become associates…

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Treasures from Archives: Foley Hall Elevator

By Connie McCammon | February 21, 2012 |

Foley Hall conjures many memories for many people. For those of us who never had the privilege of seeing this magnificent edifice, old photographs help us to imagine what an awesome…

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Sisters of Providence welcome Dr. Dottie King as 16th SMWC president

By Rosie Blankenship | October 24, 2011 |

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College celebrated the appointment of Dr. Dottie King as the 16th president Friday during an installation ceremony and other events. Greetings and words of wisdom were offered during…

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General Superior summons foundress to support new SMWC president

By Dave Cox | February 25, 2011 |

Sister Denise Wilkinson, general superior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, offered the following comments during the announcement of a new president for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Dr. Dottie…

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is the first ministry of the Sisters of Providence, founded by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and her companion sisters just months after they arrived in the United States in 1840. A vibrant college community located at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, the Sisters continue to sponsor the college.

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