The Departments of History and Political Science 2016 Senior Seminar Presentations: The History and Politics of Detroit

woodward_ave_detroit_1942On Wednesday, December 14, Marygrove history and political science students will share their senior seminar presentations.

We will be gathering in the Liberal Arts Building, room 242 from 10:00- 12:30 p.m. Please join us for great conversation and refreshments!

Below is the schedule of presentations:

“Lansing’s Prescription: The Side Effects of the Emergency Manager on an Ailing Detroit Public Schools”
Deborah F. Woods

“An Examination of the American Disability Act”
Timothy Davis   

“Downtown First: Coleman A. Young’s Development Strategy for Rebuilding Detroit”
Juaquida Collins-Montague   

“Coleman A. Young’s Detroit Police Reform 1974-1980”
Christina Clark

“Albert Kahn: Detroit’s Invisible Genius”
Renee Honor

“Milliken V. Bradley: A Failed Effort to Desegregate the Schools”
Lance Murray

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Sing Noel! A Christmas Concert

choir-840987_960_720Saturday, December 3
2 p.m. Liberal Arts Building, Sacred Heart Chapel

The Marygrove College Chamber Singers will present a concert of festive Christmas and winter music in a variety of styles and genres. Reception will immediately follow in the Fisher Room. Admission: $10 general / $5 students and seniors.

For more information, contact Ellen Duncan, (313) 927-1254,

Smallish 2: A Small Works Holiday Show

smallish-2NOVEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 12, 2016
Reception: Saturday, December 3, 2016
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. • The Gallery

Presenting the work of local artists and craftspeople, this show will feature small works
priced below $100. This is a cash and carry show.

For more information, contact Mary Lou Greene • (313) 927-1853

Marygrove College Dance Company Experience (MCDC)

ballet-999802_960_720The MCDC Experience is an event for selected high school seniors. Spend the day with the Marygrove College Dance Company: Take a class, audition for the department, and meet our talented dancers and acclaimed faculty.

Wednesday, November 23: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

For more information, contact Jonathon Cash, (313) 927-1838,

Day of Service at the Detroit Area Agency on Aging (DAAA)

vegetables-752153_960_720On November 23, Marygrove alumni will join forces with the DAAA to pack boxes for senior food distribution from 9 a.m. until noon. Volunteers should wear warm clothing and be able to stand for the duration of the event.

To participate, contact Gloria Banks, (313) 802-1246, or Frances Simmons, (248) 546-2876