Important Information Affecting Financial Aid Eligibility and Upcoming Financial Aid Forum

Marygrove’s Student Government Association and the Office of Financial Aid will hold a Financial Aid Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 from 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. in LA 242.  There will be an overview of requirements needed to maintain financial aid and answer questions. Continue reading

Winter Concert Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, members of the Marygrove Band will combine with the Grosse Pointe Concert Band and present a Winter Concert in Alumnae Hall. The program will begin at 7:00, and will feature music from a variety of eras and styles including “The Sound of Music”, a foot tapping Sousa march, a selection from the manuscript of Mozart, and more. Continue reading

Our next Lunchtime Conversation is Nov. 22!

Reminder:  The next Lunchtime Conversation will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 22, from Noon – 1:15 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge on the ground floor of the Liberal Arts Building.
At this conversation, Professor of English Frank Rashid will talk about his latest research in a discussion entitled, “‘Hidden Right Out in the Open’: Sex and the City in Robert Hayden’s Poems and Worksheets.”  Continue reading

International Education Week: Nov. 14-18 2011

“The spirit of seeking understanding through personal contact with people of other nations and other cultures deserves the respect and support of all.”  Gerald R. Ford

Come celebrate International Education Week at Marygrove! All events are open to everyone!

MONDAY, NOV. 14: International Movie Night
–Popcorn and refreshments provided–

“Invisible Children” Documentary film
Denk Chapman (MC building)
12 p.m. & 4 p.m.

“Hotel Rwanda”
Florent Gillette Residence Hall, Community Room
8 p.m.

“Slumdog Millionaire”
Florent Gillette Residence Hall, Community Room
10 p.m.

“Invisible Children” Documentary film
Denk Chapman (MC building)
11 a.m.  – 1 p.m.

Info Session “People like ME study abroad”
Denk Chapman (MC building)
Noon – 1 p.m.

International Table — (RSVP required:
Alumni Hall
Noon – 1:15 p.m.

Belly Dance lessons *FREE*
Alumni Hall
5:30 – 6 p.m.

Info Session: “The Stranger Next Door: Do you really know your neighbor?”
Florent Gillette Residence Hall, Community Room
8 p.m.

Latin Dance Lessons *FREE*
Alumnae Hall
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Wear your favorite traditional ethnic attire all week.  Stop by the International Programs Office, MC 358 to show us and enter to win a prize!

Event Planners and Sponsors:
Campus Ministry
International Programs Office
Residence Life
Student Affairs
Multicultural Club
Latino Student Union
Luxor Belly Dancing Organization
Student, Munt Al-Hussain

Contact Michelle Cade at

Marygrove “Spirit Days” begin Monday, Nov. 14

Marygrove’s Student Government Association is sponsoring Spirit Days, Nov. 14-19! Come celebrate your Green and Gold spirit by attending the following events:

Monday, Nov. 14, Noon – 1 p.m., in the vestibule near the Cafeteria:
Coldstone Creamery Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, Nov. 16:
Wear your Marygrove College Green & Gold clothing and accessories and look out for the “Mystery Event!”

Thursday, Nov. 17, 9:30 p.m., in the vestibule near the Cafeteria:
Dancing with the ‘Stangs

Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m., Student Center Building:
90’s House Party

For more information, contact Brittany Mack, SGA President, at

Pi Gamma Mu Hosts First Induction Ceremony

The first induction ceremony for Marygrove’s Epsilon Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu International Honors Society took place in the Main Dining Hall in Madame Cadillac on September 26, 2011.  There are now 22 members in the chapter and they are still looking to expand.

Plans for the future include becoming more visible on campus, creating an elected cabinet of officers, organizing a Thanksgiving canned food drive and/or donating a Thanksgiving basket for a specific family, and having a social science book collection.

Pictured (from left to right) Paula Langley, Brittany Mack, Robin Turner, Franklin Murdock Jr., Julie Laforet, daughter of Ethel Dawson (Ethel was unable to attend), Tonya Herron, Kimberly Brittman, and Dr. Tal Levy.

Mustang Sports Report: Nov. 8, 2011

This weekend (Nov. 10-11), the Mustang Cross Country teams will travel to famed Lake Placid, NY for the 2011 USCAA National Championship Meet. The men and women runners from Marygrove will look to top all competition as they attempt to bring home individual and team championships. Coach LaCema Womack leads the youthful Mustangs into a talented field at the USCAA Meet after a successful regular season. The men’s and women’s teams, led by Anthony Butler and Shana DeVoe respectively, head into Lake Placid with plenty of momentum after shattering plenty of records on their journey to the championship meet. GOOD LUCK MUSTANGS!!
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