Tonight! Voice Recital with Ryan Fielder (tenor) at 7 p.m. in the MG Theater

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Tonight! Voice recital with Ryan Fielder (tenor) at 7 p.m. in the MG Theater

Senior Recital: Ryan Fielder, Tenor
Wednesday, Feb 10 at 7 p.m.
Marygrove Theater
Free and open to public

Accompanied by pianist Jacqueline Csurgai-Schmitt, music major Ryan Fielder will perform an hour-long recital of classical and popular songs, followed by a small reception.

Marygrove Lenten Services Events

 Ash Wednesday Mass will be held on Wed., Feb. 10 in the Student Center Chapel at 12:30 p.m. For those unable to attend Mass, ashes will be distributed in the Main Chapel of the Liberal Arts Building at 4:30 p.m.

The IHM Sisters will host a short prayer service during Lenten Season on Thursdays [beginning February 11]. It will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Main Corridor of the Madame Cadillac Building. 

The Mission Integration Department will host “Soup and Spiritual Cinema” on Wednesdays during Lent on February 17 and 24, and March 9 and 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the Employee Lounge in the Liberal Arts Building. 

Please join us for these prayer and reflection opportunities!

Musical Explorations: A Student Performance Series

sing-it-blackOn February 11, Marygrove music students will perform a variety of musical styles and genres, ranging from Broadway to classical to acoustic contemporary, and share the stories behind songs from these genres. Join us for an exciting musical experience on February 11 at 3:30 p.m. in Denk Chapman Hall.

Free admission
Contact: Ellen Duncan 313-927-1254     eduncan@marygrove.edu

Marygrove College Collects Over 1,000 Cases of Water for Flint

Thanks to the combined efforts of Marygrove College Athletics, Admissions, Campus Safety, and Mission Integration, we were able to collect over 1,000 cases of water, 25 two-gallon and 46 one-gallon containers of water for the people of Flint.

God bless you for all of your love and hard work!

To read more about the work done by Marygrove College Athletics, click here!

Water Fundraiser

President Burns Interviewed by WDET’s Jerome Vaughn

wdetListen in on President Burns’s recent audio interview with WDET’s Jerome Vaughn!

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Please Join Marygrove College’s “Water for Flint Drive!”

water-bottles-3Please help Marygrove College and the people of Flint by participating in the college’s “Water for Flint Drive!”

If you can, please drop off your cases of water by the Facilities Division, west of the Student Center Building. A sign is posted on the door. Simply honk your car horn and someone will assist you!

We will be collecting water every day from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Photo credit: shrff14 via Foter.com / CC BY

Technology Assistance in the STICC

The Student Technology Instruction & Collaboration Center (STICC), located in the Lower Level of the Library in L011, is available to help meet your software needs.

The STICC has four areas:
1. Drop-in lab – quiet computer area w/assistance, if needed
2. Collaborative work areas (reservations requested) – work in small groups on laptops connecting to a large media: scape monitor
3. Technology Workspace for Innovative Geeks (TWIG) –

Ø  a mini 3D printer (see how an “A” can be added to “STEM”)

Ø  specialized software (Adobe Creative Suite, Camtasia Studio, MIT App Inventor, Audacity, Blender, GIMP2, Inkscape, Unity gaming software and Python programming language) on selected workstations.

Ø  a digital camera and green screen are also available upon request to be used and set-up for use with software to create a different background.

4. Classroom/presentation practice area (reservations requested) – this space is equipped with 12 computers and a ceiling mounted projector for class/group use as well as for students to practice a PowerPoint presentation.

The STICC has self-paced workbooks for Microsoft Office 2010 Word, PowerPoint and Excel as well as Weebly (learn to create your own website) and a guide for making an infographic using Easel.ly.  The workbooks were designed to be self-taught by giving an explanation about a feature and then an exercise on how to accomplish the task.  Marygrove now subscribes to Atomic Learning, a self-paced video tutorial website on a variety of topics, including those mentioned above, to help with your training.  There are also videos and support areas for assistance on all of these software websites.  Currently enrolled students can call 313-927-1582 to make an appointment.

STICC tab on Blackboard gives information about the area, as well as links to some helpful, introductory Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Publisher as well as Easel.ly, Weebly and Prezi links to tutorial videos.  Our most frequently requested Quick Reference Guides are also available for download there:

MS PowerPoint 2010 – Creating a Presentation
MS Excel 2010 – Creating a Column/Pie Chart
MS Word 2010 – APA guidelines & MLA guidelines

STICC hours are Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday by appointment.
With help from Work Study students, Technology Assistance is available in the Library most hours it is open.

New Student Organization: The Marygrove College Student Veteran Organization

Marygrove College is proud to announce the formation of the newest student organization: The Marygrove College Student Veteran Organization (MC-SVO).

The MC-SVO is having an informal gathering on 2/10/16 @ 6pm in the Student Veteran Resource Room located in the basement of the Liberal Arts Building.

The purpose of the meeting is for the members of the Marygrove College veteran/active duty/dependents community to come together and get to know one another.

We will be having pizza and refreshments.

Please contact Ben Light (Student Veteran) via email to RSVP, or to let us know that you cannot be there.

blight@marygrove.edu