SMWConnect: Monthly newsletter for Woods alumnae/i
Dear Alumnae/i,

Be sure to mark your calendars for the world premiere of "La Providence," inspired by Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and sung by the Madrigals, on April 28, 2012. Also, remember Reunion 2012 is just around the corner and there is still time to register! We hope you'll come back and celebrate with us!



Chanel's Signature 

Chanel Reeder '10

Director of Alumnae Affairs and Annual Giving  

Susan Dempsey Gresham '79 named Outstanding Career Development Professional

Indiana INTERNnet, a resource from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, awarded Gresham at its sixth annual IMPACT Awards luncheon in Indianapolis, Ind., on Feb. 21, 2012. Read more.
Trading Vacation for Volunteering
Karen Dyer named advancement VP

Karen DyerSMWC is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Dyer as vice president for advancement, with responsibility for development, alumnae/i relations and advancement services. She joined the College on April 2, 2012. Read more.  


Rachel Leslie named advancement director


Rachel Leslie

In her new role, Leslie will support advancement efforts of the College in alumnae/i relations, annual giving, major and planned giving, grants development, donor stewardship, research and data management.
Read more.



Woods Online - Business as Usual 

logoSMWC President Dottie L. King, Ph.D., responded to an audit report from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Education.  

Read more. 




Mark Your Calendar

Alumnae/i Events:    


May 9-18, 2012:

Alumnae/i Trip 2012



May 18-20, 2012:

Alumnae/i Reunion



Sept. 22, 2012




Do you want to organize an event in your area? We can help! Contact the Office of Alumnae/i Affairs! 

College Events:


April 5:

Softball vs. Rose-Hulman



April 12:

Softball vs. Marian



April 15:

Operation Wabashiki

West Terre Haute, IN 


April 17:

Softball vs. Hanover



April 19:
Women of Influence

April 21:
Circleville, OH

Church of the Immaculate Conception

April 29:
Instrumental Concert

May 5:



Show your Woods pride! 

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