Maryville University’s Kids Rock Cancer program announces its first recording star – 12-year-old Tyler. With help from music therapist Tracie Heuring, Tyler wrote the lyrics for his song, “Faith Through My Weakness,” and recorded it at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Listen to Tyler’s song:
Maryville University will host Kevin Demoff, executive vice president of football operations and chief operating officer for the St. Louis RAMS, as a featured speaker in the KMOX Business Owners Speaker Series from 7-9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the University Auditorium.
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; email@example.com. Holiday Savings Abound in the Bookstore The University Bookstore’s annual holiday sale… Continue Reading