Many Connections. One U.

on December 16, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Maryville Ties Yellow Ribbon Round A Dream

As the first Maryville University student enrolled through the military’s new Yellow Ribbon tuition assistance program, Lisa Munch is living her dream of going back to school after serving in the Navy. Until she discovered she could achieve it at Maryville, it was a dream Munch had dismissed as impossible because of family responsibilities and… Continue Reading

on December 16, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Farai Chideya Keynotes MLK Day Tribute

Farai Chideya, award-winning author and journalist, will be the keynote speaker for Maryville University’s Fifth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day Celebration. Chideya will speak at noon, Jan. 14, 2010, in the University Auditorium.

on December 16, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Saints Teammates Honored for Sportsmanship

A one-hour broadcast of the pre-recorded AT&T National Sportsmanship Awards airs at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, on the CBS College Sports Network. Members of the Maryville Saints baseball team were recognized during the ceremony.

on December 16, 2009 by Janet Edwards

KWAME Endows Teaching Scholarship

Maryville University’s School of Education has announced a new scholarship for students with an associate’s degree from a St. Louis area community college who seek teacher certification. The scholarship is funded by a $50,000 donation from Kwame Building Group in St. Louis.

on December 16, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Reich Next Up in St. Louis Speaker Series

Maryville University, in partnership with National City, brings well-known economist Robert Reich, former secretary of labor, to the region as a featured guest in the St. Louis Speakers Series at 8 p.m. on Jan. 19 at Powell Hall.

on December 16, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Daniel Pink, Author of ‘Drive,’ Visits Campus

Business analyst and author Daniel Pink will speak at Maryville University at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, in University Auditorium. Pink’s latest book, Drive: the Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, makes the case for radical new thinking in career motivation. His appearance is part of the Maryville Talks Books author series, presented in… Continue Reading

on December 16, 2009 by Janet Edwards

WEC Lake Saint Louis Location Opens in May

The Weekend & Evening College’s St. Charles County Center will open at its new location in Lake Saint Louis on a revised timeline. Classes will begin in May 2010 for the summer semester, rather than in January as previously announced.

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Maryville Hosts Free Classical Music Concerts

Maryville will host an informal series of free classical music concerts on campus during the spring semester. The program features Peter Henderson, DM, assistant professor of music and frequent pianist with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.  In the first concert, slated for Jan. 25, Henderson performs works by Robert Schumann and Frédéric Chopin in a… Continue Reading

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Featured Alumni Profile

Lydia Herbig, ’04 BA, Elementary Education On both a professional and personal level, 2009 has been quite a year for Lydia Herbig, ’04, a five-year veteran of teaching third grade at Gotsch Intermediate School in the Affton district.

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

In Every Issue

Faculty Salutes Campus Notes Upcoming Events

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Local Author Shares Tips on Willpower

St. Louis author  Meg Selig will speak at Maryville University from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Jan. 19, in Buder Commons, on “Willpower: Do You Need It to Change a Habit?”

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

Hall of Fame Volunteers: During the  Basketball Hall of Fame Classic held in St. Louis on Nov. 17, a dozen students from the Sport Business Management program volunteered in the areas of media relations, operations and statistics. Trees Donated on Behalf of Maryville: Towers Perrin’s University Recruiting Program has once again partnered with the American… Continue Reading

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Sam Hausfather, PhD, presented at the annual meeting of the National Staff Development Council in St. Louis on Dec. 7, with Tim Hudson and Denise Pupilla of Parkway School District on  Professional Learning Partnerships for middle school mathematics teachers. The presentation reported on the structure and preliminary results of the Mathematicians in Residence grant involving… Continue Reading

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Solo Piano Recital – Peter Henderson, DM 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18 Saint Louis Art Museum, Grigg Gallery Peter Henderson, DM, assistant professor of music, performs Robert Schumann, Kinderszenen, op.15; Frédéric Chopin, Études (selected); and Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, op.57, Appassionata. Farai Chideya, Keynote Speaker 5th Annual Dr. Martin Luther… Continue Reading

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Morton J. May Gallery: Upcoming Exhibits

The Morton J. May Foundation Gallery is located within University Library. The public is welcome to view the following exhibits during regular Library hours.

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