When Charles Gulas, PhD, departed Jan. 4 to begin his month-long staff sabbatical in Deschapelles, Haiti, he had a short list of major safety concerns – surviving a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, however, was not one of them.
Maryville University students and alumni who seek career change or advancement have just been given another tool for prospecting job opportunities. The Career Education Office has signed on with NACELink, a national jobs database service provided by the National Association of Colleges and Universities. The Maryville version is called “Career Connections.”
Maryville University alumni, students and friends are invited to enjoy spring break in sunny Florida with fellow St. Louis Cardinals fans. Scheduled events include a reception with President Mark Lombardi and two Cardinals games.
Four Maryville University students in the Sport Business Management program worked as interns during the Texas vs. The Nation Bowl Game, played on Saturday, Feb. 6, in El Paso, Texas.
Maryville University recently signed an academic agreement with China’s Tianjin Foreign Studies University to help students from both universities expand their horizons and experience other countries. James Harf, PhD, associate vice president and director of the Center for Global Education, and Travis Coverdell, director of international admissions, helped to develop the plan.
Maryville University will host the 49th Annual Marketing Conference for the American Marketing Association’s St. Louis Chapter, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, in the University Auditorium. The conference theme is “The New Decade of Social Relationships.”
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Matt Rogers has resigned as the head coach for the Maryville University men’s basketball team effective at the conclusion of the 2009-10 season. Rogers also served as summer camps business manager for the University.
Frank Warren, compiler of the popular Post Secret books, will visit Maryville University at 8 p.m. on March 22 in the Auditorium. Hosted by the Campus Activities Board, the event will feature Warren speaking on his books, his favorite secrets and the help that many people have found through his Post Secret community.
As part of the KMOX/Business Owners Speakers Series and hosted by Maryville University, a panel of experts will discuss “New Media and Social Networking” on Friday, March 12. A networking breakfast begins at 7 a.m.; the question-and-answer session will be held 8-9 a.m. in the University Auditorium.
For the past eight years, Maryville’s peer tutoring program has helped students learn new study habits, gain confidence and excel in the classroom. Last semester, the program exceeded its goal of providing 1,000 service hours – in fact, tutors logged 1,126 hours – a record.
Trivia Night 2010 Feb. 27, 2010 6 p.m., Donius University Center This event is sold out! Music at Maryville Concert of Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Music February 28, 2010 3 p.m. University Auditorium Instrumental and vocal chamber music will be performed by David Halen on violin, Savely Schuster on cello, Miran Halen, soprano, and Katja… Continue Reading
While most Maryville students packed up standard supplies for their classes at the start of the semester, Bascon Honor students Matt Renaud and Mark Dragoni packed their passports. Renaud and Dragoni are the first Maryville students to experience a semester at England’s Oxford University.
During the Maryville study abroad program held over winter break, Nadine Ball, EdD, associate professor of education, and Tom Bratkowski, PhD, professor of biology, accompanied eight Maryville students and one alumna in an exploration of the ecology and sustainability of Costa Rica.
Gina Oswald, PhD, CRC, assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling, successfully defended her dissertation, “Predictor variables of transition-aged youth in a state VR agency.” Herdoctorate is in special education with an emphasis in rehabilitation and transition from Kent StateUniversity. Darlene Davison, assistant professor and interior design program director, has been invited to judge the Ladue News… Continue Reading
Kids Rock Cancer Making Strides Maryville’s innovative Kids Rock Cancer program is making great strides in its mission to help children cope with the emotional challenges of a cancer diagnosis. To date, more than 20 children have found hope, inspiration and healing through music therapy. Kids Rock Cancer is now working with young people at… Continue Reading
Man Happy to Sink ‘Yellow Submarine’ St. Louis Post-Dispatch– Jan. 14, 2010– Story profiles assistant women’s basketball coach Jacob Yorg. Maryville University Assistant Basketball Coach Jacob Yorg Loses 200 Pounds, Inspires Players KSDK– Jan. 22, 2010 Living St. Louis Video – Music Software KETC Channel 9 (Living St. Louis) – Jan. 11, 2010 – Maryville… Continue Reading
Maryville University will host Pastor Aeneas Williams at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb 16, in the Auditorium. Williams, the former Arizona Cardinal (1991-2000) and St.Louis Rams(2001-2004) All-Pro Defensive Back, will speak about service and leadership.