Sonatas for Cello and Piano and for Piano Solo 7 p.m., Monday, April 26 University Auditorium American composer Samuel Barber is most famous for his frequently heard Adagio for Strings. Barber’s cello and piano sonatas feature his trademark neo-Romantic lyricism and structural integrity. The works will be performed by Bjorn Ranheim, cello, and Peter Henderson,… Continue Reading
Earth Day Observance In culmination of a project to promote awareness about paper usage on campus, a tree was planted to commemorate Earth Day and celebrate the tree’s rescue from a fate of wasted paper. Maryville’s Paper Less Task Force, Sustainability Advisory Council and University Library began collecting paper left unclaimed in library printers on… Continue Reading
Maryville University’s newest student residence, the former Marriott Courtyard located adjacent to campus in Maryville Centre, is expected to be renovated in time for the fall semester.
Kevin Carroll will take over the reins as head men’s basketball coach at Maryville. The Chattanooga, Tenn., native hails from the Air Force Academy, an NCAA Division I institution, where he was assistant coach.
the Irma Sue Macy “L’Dor V’Dor” Endowed Scholarship for Jewish women, made possible through a $600,000 gift from the late Irma Sue Macy. Translated from Hebrew, the scholarship name means “from generation to generation.”
Maryville University has been awarded an NCAA CHOICES Grant. The program educates students about the risks involved with the misuse of alcohol.
Maryville University will host Helen Chesnut, executive director of the St. Louis Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, as the featured speaker in the KMOX Business Owners Speaker Series (BOSS) from 7-9 a.m. on Thursday, May 20, in the University Auditorium.
The St. Louis Speakers Series, presented by Maryville University, features an impressive lineup of authors, journalists and leaders for the 2010-2011 season, including political heavyweights Karl Rove and Howard Dean, who will take part in the series’ first-ever debate.
Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers, has been selected as the 2010-2011 Maryville Reads book selection. Activities and curriculum built around themes in the book will be featured throughout the 2010-2011 academic year.
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ award-winning Touring Ensemble will present a performance for all ages at Maryville University at 7 p.m. on May 17, in the Auditorium. “ All the World’s a Stage …” captures the timeless wonder of Shakespeare’s language and theatre magic.
John Lewington, PhD, department associate dean and professor of marketing, John E. Simon School of Business, has been named a regional recipient of the 2010 Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award. This annual award recognizes individuals who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom. Lewington will be honored at the 2010… Continue Reading
Drawing Encouragement: Lindbergh Teacher of Year Inspires Students by Exhibiting Their Work Suburban Journals (April 20, 2010) – Maryville alumna Marilyn Callahan, Lindbergh High School art teacher, has been named the district’s art teacher of the year. Maryville Given $600K Endowment for Jewish Women jewishinstlouis.org (April 2010) – Announcement of Maryville’s new Irma Sue Macy… Continue Reading
Author Anna Quindlen will speak at Maryville University as part of the Maryville Talks Books series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, in the Auditorium. Quindlen’s latest book is Every Last One. Admission is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by Left Bank Books.
This summer, Maryville students will broaden their personal and academic horizons by participating in study abroad trips to London, Florence, Italy, Greece, South Korea and Japan.
The 22nd Annual Maryville University Golf Classic will be held Monday, June 7, at the Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters, hosted by the athletics department. Proceeds will help fund additional stadium seating at Weber Field.
Nella Leo, director of studies for the Centro di Lingua e Cultura Italiana Domus Aurea, might normally live in Rome, Italy but, until April 28, she’s calling Maryville home. Leo is visiting the campus to coordinate an orientation for alumni and students traveling as part of the study abroad trip to Italy this summer.
For the past two years, Mike Parkinson, director of public safety, has taught college courses on the topics of corrections and domestic and international terrorism at Maryville. Recently, he began teaching seminar classes for the national biomedical research and training (NCBRT) department at Louisiana State University.