Many Connections. One U.

on August 26, 2010 by Sarah Kidwell

First-Ever Alumni Trip Showcases Italy

Maryville University makes a point to keep in touch with alumni, even if they end up thousands of miles away. Of course, it makes it a lot easier keeping these connections if the reason for such distance is the first-ever Maryville alumni trip. On June 11, a group of 28 alumni, faculty, staff and guests… Continue Reading

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Remembering Barbara Parker

Section 153, row 18, seat 1 – that’s where Barb Parker sat during many home games at Busch Stadium. Sitting next to her, in seat 2, was usually her grandson, Dalton. But it’s not just Dalton and the Cardinals who lost a big fan recently. The entire Maryville University community, where she devoted herself personally and professionally to students, friends and colleagues, is reeling from the sudden loss of beloved faculty member Barbara Parker, PhD, CRC, LCPC.

on August 26, 2010 by Angel

Summer ‘Whodunit’ Involves Three Study Areas

It is a scenic drive down a winding country highway to Augusta, Mo., and the 92 acres of land donated to Maryville University in 2009. With its naturally grown fields, fish-filled creeks and densely wooded forests, the property is a perfect place for faculty and students to engage in biological and ecological research. This summer, however, it made the perfect environment for a fake “crime” scene. […]

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville Retains Top Tier Ranking

For the eighth consecutive year, Maryville University has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report. In the magazine’s “Best Colleges 2011” review. Maryville retains its ranking among the top 30 universities in the Regional Universities – Midwest category.

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Class of 2014 May Set Enrollment Record

Maryville University anticipates that the Class of 2014 will represent the largest freshman class in the University’s history. Currently projected at 360 students, the number of first-year students represents a 22 percent increase over the past three years.

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

MRO Nears 700 Volunteers

Maryville University is preparing for its third annual Maryville Reaches Out on Sept. 14. Registration is now open online for the campus wide day of service which brings together students, faculty and staff in an effort to reach out and engage with the St. Louis community and surrounding areas. Last year, MRO had 901 participants… Continue Reading

on August 26, 2010 by Angel

Digital Signs of the Times

By now you’ve probably noticed the new monitors installed in more than 20 locations around campus. They represent Maryville’s initial venture utilizing digital signage. These monitors allow information to be distributed efficiently and easily to students, visitors, faculty and staff. Designed to provide information about campus events, news, weather and resources, they can also provide late-breaking information regarding things like current events, weather situations and emergencies. […]

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

New Dining Hall Update

Construction of Maryville University’s new dining hall facility is underway in the former quad area behind Gander Hall. The focus of the project thus far has been on the relocation and replacement of the underground utilities, and that is nearing completion. Demolition work is continuing, soon to be followed by the digging of borings for… Continue Reading

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Justin Panther, ‘06 B.S. Actuarial Science One of Justin Panther’s personal goals is to fill up his passport with stamps before it expires in 2013. His job with Allstate Insurance Company puts that plan in good hands – he’ll be working in Belfast, Northern Ireland, through next February.

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

View Arch Designs at Maryville

Maryville University will host the traveling exhibit of design concepts submitted by the five finalist teams in the competition to invigorate the area around the Gateway Arch and connect it to downtown St. Louis, the Mississippi River and the Illinois bank. The exhibit may be viewed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University… Continue Reading

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Arch Designs Exhibit Sept. 4-6 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, University Library Benefit Craft Fair Sept. 11-12 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monsanto Room, University Library Maryville Reaches Out Sept. 14 Register online Adult Info Night Sept. 16 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Buder Commons Grad Info Session Sept. 22 6:30 to 8:30 p.m…. Continue Reading

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

New Date for Rove, Dean Debate Maryville’s St. Louis Speakers Series features a debated between Karl Rove and Howard Dean. The date for that event has been changed to Thursday, April 21, 2011 – just two days after the originally scheduled date. New Coalition Formed Maryville University recently joined the National Partnership to End Interpersonal… Continue Reading

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Nursing Video Wins Award The Foundations of Public Health Nursing class, taught last spring by Lisa Sitler RN, MSN, recently created a video that was recognized on Health Hawk’s “50 Excellent Public Health Videos.” The video, first shared on youtube.com, was created by Alisa Ruhl, Margie Moss, Rose LaVallee, Debbi Smith and Bob Vlum as… Continue Reading

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville in the News

Maryville University Freshman Class to Set Record St. Louis Business Journal (Aug. 20, 2010) – Announcement that projected enrollment figures indicate a record freshman class for Maryville. Close-up: Love of Teaching Leads to Social Work St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Aug. 15, 2010) – A profile of Maryville grad Vincent Flewellen, ’96, director of development for Neighborhood… Continue Reading

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

In Every Issue

Maryville in the News Faculty Salutes Campus Notes Upcoming Events

on August 26, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Send Us Your Maryville ‘Spirit’ Photos!

Seen the Eiffel Tower? Visited the Grand Canyon? Love the STL Arch? Heading to Ted Drewes? We wanna see your “Saints Spirit” across the globe … Email us photos of yourself or your friends (or post them to our facebook page) wearing Maryville gear at local, national or international landmarks and we’ll enter your name… Continue Reading

on August 19, 2010 by Sarah Kidwell

Practice Field Nears Completion

Maryville’s new practice soccer field is nearing completion on campus property at Conway Road.

on August 19, 2010 by Sarah Kidwell

Thirty-Six Student-Athletes Receive Academic Award

Division II Athletics Directors Association (DII ADA) has announced that 36 Maryville University student-athletes were named DII ADA Academic Achievement Award winners. The awards program recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level.  Maryville was one of six Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) schools to receive this honor.

on August 19, 2010 by Sarah Kidwell

Men’s Golf Named GCAA Academic National Champions

The Maryville University 2009-2010 men’s golf team was named the GCAA Academic National Champion for NCAA Division II, the Golf Coaches Association of America has announced.

on August 19, 2010 by Sarah Kidwell

Volleyball Team Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

The 2009 Maryville University volleyball team, under ninth-year head coach Bob Crank, was named an AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Team Academic Award winner. The Saints were one of a record-setting 450 teams that earned this award and one of 55 NCAA Division II schools honored.

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