Maureen Hart divides her time on Marywood’s campus as secretary for both the Psy.D. and Ph.D. programs where she absolutely loves working with the doctoral students and faculty. She particularly enjoys reaching out to international students, “who bring such rich diversity to our campus.”
She recently participated in the Women’s History Month event, dressing in Civil War period clothing to portray Maria Mayo Scott. She and her husband, John, who portrays Lt. General Winfield Scott, are members of the Confederation of Union Generals (COUG) and often can be found in Gettysburg giving living history presentations. Maureen is also editor of The Dunmorean, a monthly newspaper serving that borough, and serves as secretary of the board of directors of the Scranton Shakespeare Festival. A graduate of Wilkes University with a degree in English, she loves that the festival is dedicated to bringing free professional theater to Northeast Pennsylvania, and is looking forward to the Summer 2016 season featuring five productions, including Macbeth and Much Ado About Nothing.
Although she has spent most of her career in journalism, editing daily, Sunday, weekly, and monthly publications, she has also taught English on the high school and junior college level. Reading is one of her favorite past times and she has been fortunate to do a lot of traveling through the years, and says her favorite destination was “all of them!” But Maureen does single out out Cuba, Salzburg, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Prague, Edinburgh, Spain, Hawaii, and Italy as some of the best places she has traveled. Her favorite quote: “Life is a gift. Be grateful.”