Martin Luther King Day Service Events

headshot of MLKIn celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy, Marygrove will participate in the following events on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012:

Marygrove’s Annual King Day Rally and March
At Noon, we will gather in front of the Liberal Arts Building for our annual King Day Rally and March around the campus; followed by refreshments and reflections in the Florent Gillet Residence Hall Community Room.  This annual event welcomes students, staff and our neighboring community.

For more information, contact: Garth Howard at (313) 927-1210 or Leslie Love at (313) 927-1522.

MLK Service, City-Wide Rally and March
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
At 9:00 a.m., we will depart from the Madame Cadillac Building to go to St. Dominic Outreach Center at 4835 Lincoln St., to assist the Center in its work to help the poor and homeless.

We will have lunch at the Center and proceed downtown to the city-wide Martin Luther King Rally [A Tribute to the Women of SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee) and march for jobs, justice and peace at Central United Methodist Church, across from the Fox Theatre. We will return to Marygrove after the march around 3:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Jesse Cox at (313) 927-1404 or Sr. Barb Beesley at (313) 927-1403.

Collegiate MLK Day of Service
7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Marygrove College will participate in a Collegiate MLK Day of Service with the United Way of Southeast Michigan, Henry Ford Community College, Davenport University, Oakland County Community College, the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Wayne State University.

At 7:30 a.m. we will depart from the Madame Cadillac Building to the kickoff at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.  Transportation will be provided via the Marygrove mini bus. Continental breakfast, lunch and t-shirts will be provided at no cost to students.

Registration is required and space is limited.  For more information and to register:

For more information, contact Melissa Samuels at (313) 927-1844.

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

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