IMD’s Student/Faculty Music Recital is Saturday, June 2

Marygrove’s Institute for Music and Dance (IMD) Student/Faculty Music Recital takes place on Saturday, June 2 at 4:00 p.m. in the Marygrove College Theatre.

Thirty-five students will showcase their musical talent as well as four faculty members.

Admission is FREE!

Marygrove’s IMD String Ensemble to perform tonight!

Marygrove’s 33 piece, Institute for Music and Dance (IMD) String Ensemble will perform in the Marygrove College Theatre tonight, May 30, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. under the direction of IMD music faculty member Anida Margariti.

A Mozart Violin Concerto and a J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Violins are on the program, as well as music of Scott Joplin and Rossini.

Prayer Service and Potluck: Thursday, May 24 at Noon

On Thursday May 24, at noon the campus community is invited to a brief prayer service and potluck [please bring a dish to share] in The Color Purple Garden, which is located outside the Main Dining Room of Madame Cadillac.  Let’s come together to support, comfort and offer encouragement to one another as we remember the love shared with our family and friends now in God’s presence, celebrate the lives of those who have died, and strengthen our belief that this life is only a gateway to eternal life.

Two Marygrove Professors Featured in new Detroit Blog

Marygrove professors Dr. Brenda Bryant and Elena Herrada were recently interviewed about Transportation Equity, by the newly published blog site called Mode Shift. Bryant is dean of Community Based Learning and executive director of the Center for Social Justice and Community Engagement. Herrada is coordinator of the Masters of Social Justice Program. Continue reading

Director of Machu Picchu meets with Marygrove College Peru Travel Seminar

On May 7 & 8, a dozen travelers from Marygrove College toured the UNESCO World Heritage site, Machu Picchu ( http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/274 ). On May 9, the Peru group, had the unique experience of a visit and lecture from anthropologist Fernando Astete. Fernando Astete is the Director of Parque Arqueológico Nacional de Machupicchu (National Archeological Park of Machu Picchu) Continue reading

Marygrove CE Careers

Marygrove College has had 18 students complete its Pharmacy Technician program since the first round of interns completed their field experiences in the summer of 2010. These “graduates” are passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s national exam, finding jobs, continuing their educations, even volunteering as Pharmacy Technicians in local hospitals. Of the 13 contacted at press time, 7 are employed, 5 are enrolled in additional education (4 of them at Marygrove), 6 are nationally certified, and 3 are volunteering as pharmacy technicians at local hospitals.

Consider Takeisha Rucker who completed her field placement at Davis Pharmacy in Detroit, MI in the fall of 2011. Her practical experience with a local pharmacy gave her an advantage when looking for work in her hometown.

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