Maryville University will host a day of qualifying rounds for the St. Louis FIRST LEGO League Robotics from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22, in the Simon Athletic Center. The competition involves more than 250 elementary and middle students from various schools throughout the St. Louis region.
Author, blogger and critic Terry Teachout will discuss his latest book, Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, a biography of Louis Armstrong at 7 p.m. on Dec. 16, in Buder Commons. Teachout will speak at Maryville University as part of the 2009-2010 Medart Lecture Series, in association with Left Bank Books.
Genie McKee, PhD, dean of University Library, has discovered a connection to Maryville in Dan Brown’s new best-seller, The Lost Symbol. In the book, art work is used to identify a meeting place. On page 295, clues are given leading protagonist Robert Langdon to the Washington National Cathedral.
Maryville University has been selected by the St. Louis Regional Commerce & Growth Association (RCGA) as a recipient of the “Greater St. Louis TOP 50 Businesses Shaping our Future” Award.
“Gateway to the World,” an international conference for educators on innovative democracy and citizenship programs, will be held at Maryville University on Nov. 20-21. The conference is hosted by the University’s Center for Civic Engagement and Democracy.
The Maryville University women’s basketball NCAA Division III record of 92 consecutive conference wins was commemorated at the team’s recent home opener on Nov. 14. A banner unveiled prior to the game will hang permanently in Moloney Arena, along with a timeline recognizing those players named All-Conference during the six seasons spanning “The Streak.”
Stacy Straub’s mother was only joking when she suggested that her daughter spend last summer teaching English in India, but Straub took the idea seriously. Two months later, with a new passport and work visa in hand, the Maryville student stepped from a London plane into a chaotic airport in Delhi, India, alone and more… Continue Reading
The Maryville University Bookstore announces the launch of the Saint’s Spirit Shop, a new online store featuring Saints sweatshirts and tees, book bags, organizers, mugs, hats and more. Just in time for the holidays, faculty and staff can enjoy a 25 percent off discount on all purchases (except during sale periods).
Considering joining other Maryville alumni and faculty on a fabulous two-week travel adventure to Italy in next summer? Now is the time to make your reservation. The journey takes place June 11-27, 2010. The two-week itinerary begins in Venice and continues on to Tuscany, Rome, and finally the Amalfi Coast area.
Kevin Demoff – KMOX/BOSS Speaker Series 7-9 a.m.; Auditorium Kevin Demoff, executive vice president of football operations/chief operating officer for the St. Louis Rams Terry Teachout – Medart Lecture Series 7 p.m. December 16, 2009 Trivia Night 2010 6 p.m. February 27, 2010 (THE Alumni Event of the Year) Music at Maryville Concert of Instrumental… Continue Reading
Ted Gournelos, PhD, authored Popular Culture and the Future of Politics: Cultural Studies and the Tao of South Park, a book released last month by Lexington Books. Soo-Jin Kwoun, PhD, has published an article titled, “An Examination of Cue Redundancy Theory in Cross-Cultural Decoding of Emotions in Music,” in the October issue of Journal of… Continue Reading
Former Sports Illustrated Editor to Speak St. Louis Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, blog (Oct. 28, 2009) – Announcement about Mark Mulvoy, former editor of Sports Illustrated and author of numerous books, who spoke on as part of the 2009 Medart Lecture Series. Grant Given to Increase Gifted Diversity Suburban Journals (Oct. 30, 2009) –… Continue Reading
Save the Date: 22nd Annual Golf Classic The 22nd Annual Maryville University Golf Classic, to benefit the Saints athletic teams, will be held Monday, June 7, 2010, at Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters. For more info, contact Chad Green, 314.529.6837; firstname.lastname@example.org. Holiday Savings Abound in the Bookstore The University Bookstore’s annual holiday sale… Continue Reading
Legacy Walk: During an Alumni Weekend ceremony, President Mark Lombardi was joined by Greg Schwartz, representing the class of 2010 (left), and former MSG president AJ Fox, ’09 (center) as the ribbon was cut on the new Alumni Circle and Graduate Walkway. More than 500 graduates and their guests visited the Maryville campus to celebrate… Continue Reading
Rebecca von der Heyde, PhD, successfully defended her dissertation at Saint Louis University and has earned her PhD in higher education learning. Recently Published … A book authored by Ted Gournelos, PhD, will be released on Oct. 28 by Lexington Books. The book is titled, Popular Culture and the Future of Politics: Cultural Studies and… Continue Reading
‘Marley & Me’ Author to Visit Campus Maryville University will host author and journalist John Grogan at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, in the University Auditorium. Grogan is the first lecturer in the new Maryville Talks Books series, launched this fall in cooperation with Left Bank Books. Grogan is known for his best-selling memoir, Marley… Continue Reading
Surprise! During the Center for Teaching and Learning’s national conference held Oct. 2-3, President Mark Lombardi announced that the first Maryville Center for Excellence has been named.
Maryville University’s School of Education has received a $20,000 grant from the Saigh Foundation in St. Louis to develop a Young Scholars program in partnership with the Ferguson-Florissant School District. The project is designed to increase diversity among students in the district’s gifted education program.
The Lonnie Folks Award, announced during Maryville University’s recent Alumni Weekend festivities, recognizes former student-athletes, coaches or administrators who exemplify the spirit of Maryville University Athletics.
Sr. C. Sheridan Smith, RSCJ, and two St. Louis business and community leaders, Earl Walker and Norman Eaker, have recently been elected to the Maryville University Board of Trustees. Walker is the founder and owner of Carr Lane Manufacturing and a number of subsidiaries. Eaker is principal and general partner at Edward Jones Company. Sr…. Continue Reading
The Philippine Duchesne Society and the Maryville Founders Society are both celebrating an inaugural year during 2009-2010. Each of these giving clubs represents an important group of Maryville alumni and friends.
Lonnie Folks ’82, ’88, and Jill Thielmier Krussel ’01, were inducted to the Maryville University Athletics Hall of Fame during the recent Hall of Fame dinner held during Alumni Weekend.
From puppies to preschoolers and landscaping to HVAC systems, Maryville students, faculty and staff volunteered on a wide range of projects during the second annual Maryville Reaches Out day on Sept. 15.
Pursue Diplomacy with Iran, Says Former Head of Pakistan St.Louis Jewishlight.com – Review of Pervez Musharraf’s appearance as the first speaker for the 2009-2010 St. Louis Speakers Series, sponsored by Maryville University. Facebook| David Folkenflik (Oct. 6 at 6:35 p.m. via Twitter) – “many thnks to st louis pub radio and maryville univ for great… Continue Reading
A photo captures lasting memories. In the sense of a yearbook, pictures are a time capsule to the past. Maryville University students – past, present and future – are now able to view selected University yearbooks online.
Center Hosts Forum on Health Care Reform “Understanding Health Care Reform” was the topic of a forum hosted by the Center for Civic Engagement and Democracy for the Maryville community on Oct. 12. Held on campus, the forum featured Pattie Naylor, PT, MS, assistant professor in the School of Health Professions. Civic Engagement Forums are… Continue Reading
Maryville athletics will gain a 14th varsity sport when men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field is reinstated beginning in the 2010-11 academic year. “I am thrilled Maryville will be competing in both men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field,” said Tony Duckworth, Maryville University’s director of athletics. “This will allow… Continue Reading