Marygrove Named as Finalist for $15 Million in Creative Placemaking Grants

DETROIT, Jan. 24, 2012— Marygrove College has been named a finalist for support from ArtPlace, an unprecedented private-public collaboration of nine of the nation’s top foundations, eight federal agencies including the National Endowment for the Arts, and six of the nation’s largest banks. Marygrove College is pursuing the grant in partnership with the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, University of Detroit Mercy Collaborative Design Center, University Commons and Mosaic Urban Partners. ArtPlace supports creative placemaking with grants and loans, research and advocacy. Marygrove joins 128 other organizations in 68 cities working to transform their communities by driving vibrancy through investments in the arts. Continue reading

Marygrove College Dance Company to Perform at The Berman Center

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit presents:
“Dance Month at the Berman,” a series of performances and workshops celebrating dance.

The Marygrove College Dance Company will perform as part of the Michigan 5: University Showcase on Feb. 4, 2012. Continue reading

Students: It’s not too late to belly dance!

Did you know that Marygrove has a student-organized Luxuar Belly Dancing Organization? This organization promotes education in Middle Eastern dance, culture, music, and costuming; and enhances the physical, emotional, and social well-being of its students through belly dance classes, seminars, and performances. Continue reading

New Exhibits in Marygrove’s Art Galleries

“Working Towards Invisible

Mark Rumsey Ann Chuchvara Maureen Nollette

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 to Friday, March 2, 2012
Opening Reception: Jan. 22, 2012 from 1 to 4 p.m. in The Gallery, 4th Floor, Liberal Arts Building Continue reading

Reminder: Crimes of Love Launch Party on Sat., Jan. 21

For those of us who know Marygrove, we also know the amazing talent of our faculty! A recent case-in-point is Marygrove English professor and author Don Levin who recently published his second novel Crimes of Love.” Continue reading

Special “LiveWorkDetroit!” Offer slots are now closed.

NOTE: These slots are now closed.

College students and recent graduates: Thinking about where you want to be after graduation? Meet Detroit!

LiveWorkDetroit! showcases Detroit as the place for Michigan’s college graduates and young professionals to live and work. Detroit is one of the hottest and hippest places in the country and LiveWorkDetroit! gives participants the opportunity to see it in person and to hear it directly from employers eager to hire the best and brightest.
Continue reading

Attention Students and Alumni: Upcoming Career Fair

NOTICE: The deadline for submitting resumes has been extended to Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.

The Michigan Colleges Foundation (MCF) is sponsoring a career fair!
WHAT: ePrize CAREER FAIR
WHEN: Jan. 27, 2012 • 1:00-4:00 p.m.
WHERE: ePrize Headquarters, Pleasant Ridge, MI
WEBSITE: http://www.eprize.com Continue reading

Music Concert this Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

The Marygrove College Department of Music In Collaboration with Chamber Music at the Scarab Club present: Something Old, Something New: Chamber Music Concert

WHEN: Jan. 22 at 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Marygrove College, Denk Chapman Hall

Continue reading