Please join us in congratulating Marygrove English graduate Donald Martin (‘05) who was recently awarded the City of Holland’s Commitment to Social Justice Award for 2015.
To learn more about this award, please visit the link below.
To see a video of the award event, follow the link below. (Donald’s piece begins at the 17 minute mark):
Lakeisha McDade ’12 has written an original play. All ticket sales support “Our Sister’s Keeper,” a shelter for women and children.
All other details are here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/marriage-to-god-let-god-choose-your-mate-tickets-18834184553
The Fall Book Discussion, for Muriel Barbery ‘s The Elegance of the Hedgehog, that was to be held:
Monday, October 5, 2015 @ 5:45 pm at Panera Bread
100 N. Old Woodward Birmingham MI 248-203-7966 has been cancelled.
Looking forward to seeing you at our other Fall Alumni Events!
Maxwell Perkins Prize winning author, feminist, screenwriter, and Marygrove College graduate Gabrielle Burton passed away earlier this month.
We would like to acknowledge this amazing woman, her work, and her fiery spirit, which will surely continue to inspire all of those who knew her.
To read more about this extraordinary woman, click on the link below.
If you are a Marygrove alumni who graduated in a year ending in “0” or “5” and plan on participating in Alumni Reunion Weekend, please note that important information has been mailed to you.
If you did not receive this information, please click here for a complete schedule of events and registration information. In addition to this, please contact Jan Machusak so that we can update our records with your correct contact information!
Jan Machusak, Director of Alumni Relations
Photo credit: mrjoro / Foter / CC BY-NC
Interested in taking a tour of your alma mater’s campus? The Alumni Association is offering a guided tour of Marygrove on July 18, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until noon. This tour will include the Liberal Arts (LA) building, Madame Cadillac building, the Student Center (former convent), the Dining Hall and the Florent Gillet Residence Hall. We will meet in the Marygrove Theatre, on the west end of the LA building at 10 a.m.
If it has been a number of years since you’ve set foot on Marygrove’s lovely grounds, you’ll be pleased to see numerous updates to some of your favorite spots as well as additions to campus, including but not limited to:
- The newly named Nancy A. McDonough Geschke Library
- Beyond Words Gallery
- Nancy A. McDonough Geschke Writing Center
- The Staff Lounge
- The renovated Main Dining Room and Kitchen
- Keenan Courtyard
- The Marygrove Mustangs Soccer Field
- Tom Doak-designed golf practice course, utilized by Midnight Golf
- Barnes & Noble Bookstore
- Fitness Training Center
- Soccer Fields
Come prepared to walk and climb! Afterwards, as an option, we will go to Lou’s Deli for lunch. There is no fee for attendance. If you have special requests for the tour, email or call to let us know.
If you have further questions or comments, contact:
Mark Bartnik ’79, (586) 306-4090 or email@example.com;
Yesenia Lara Romero ’07 at (313) 587-2914 or firstname.lastname@example.org;
Jan Machusak at (313) 927-1443 or email@example.com.