Marygrove Employees: New tuition incentive for Gesu Catholic Elementary School

In appreciation to Marygrove College for its support of Gesu School over the years, they are offering all Marygrove employees a 10 percent discount on their child’s tuition for the 2012-13 school year.  Families who register by August 15 will have the opportunity to participate in various drawings. Continue reading

Scholarships available to teach English overseas

Abroad101, the largest study abroad review website, has teamed up with International TEFL Academy to offer 8 FULL scholarships to enroll in their online TEFL certification course to teach English overseas!
With millions of people taking English classes around the world each year, the demand for fluent and native English speakers is the highest in history. Globalization and the growth of international business, travel and education means that tens of thousands of schools in countries throughout the world are hiring hundreds of thousands of English teachers every year. Continue reading

Michigan Peace Team Non-Violence Skills Training Course – Aug. 18, 2012

In partnership with the Marygrove College’s Master in Social Justice Program, the Michigan Peace Team invites you to a One-Day Nonviolence Skills Training for Social Justice students and community activities on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Marygrove College Student Center Green and Gold Room.*       Continue reading

Register now for Arts Infused Education Training — Aug. 14, 15, 2012

Marygrove College’s Institute for Arts Infused Education is pleased to offer its 6th Annual Summer Intensive. The Intensive provides professional training for artists, principals, in-service and pre-service teachers. The Institute has designed these training sessions to focus on methodology and pedagogy of integrating arts across the K-12 curriculum and to provide professional development for those interested in and/or working in the field. Continue reading

Marygrove College featured in news stories

Simply Casual boutique on Livernois in DetroitMarygrove President Dr. David J. Fike was part of a press tour that took place on Friday, Aug. 3 with Detroit Mayor Bing. The purpose of the event was to highlight the good work being done near the Livernois Avenue of Fashion, one of  three “demonstration areas” for the Detroit Works Project. Continue reading

Meet an interesting Marygrove College Alumna – Zsa Zsa Booker

The Marygrove College library has a very interesting intern. Ms. Zsa Zsa Booker, a recent Marygrove graduate, has a fascinating, inspiring story to tell and we’d like to share it with you. We’re proud to call you a Marygrove graduate Zsa Zsa!

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IMD Summer Theater Intensive students to perform Aug. 4, 2012

Institute of Music and Dance (IMD) Summer Theater Intensive students will be performing at Jazz on the Avenue on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 4:00 p.m.

At IMD they not only learn skills in the arts but to share their talent with the community thereby becoming urban leaders!

Detroit, Michigan –
University Commons is hosting a Jazz on the Ave, August 4, 2012.  On Livernois Between 8 Mile and Fenkel. From 8:30am to 10pm. Continue reading

New course offering in Master of Social Justice program: The Theology of Resistance

Does your faith inform your civic participation?
Do your values compel you to act, but you don’t know how?
Do you wonder what the role of the faithful is in reforming our society?

In this era of domination, illegitimate authority, social violence, and spiritual disempowerment, faith traditions can provide a resource for resistance and reweaving human community.

Locally, Detroiters are ruled by various forms of “Emergency Management. What are people of faith called to do in this moment? Continue reading