Many Connections. One U.

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Gallery Exhibit Focuses on ‘New Ways of Seeing’

F-stop, film speed, light meter, focus, exposure: to most they define photography, the very tools used to create an image with a camera. But not to Christa Denney, associate instructor of photography. She believes that photography transcends the physical tools of its making; it’s more about the resulting vision. As curator of the “New Ways… Continue Reading

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

‘Breaking the Silence’ Event Launches Coalition

The Center for Civic Engagement and Democracy celebrates the launch of the Maryville Coalition to End Interpersonal Violence from 6:30-9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13, with a performance by the St. Louis Women’s Chorale in the Auditorium. The event will include a wine and cheese reception and a silent auction presented by M*PWR (Maryville Promoting… Continue Reading

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Poet Ted Kooser to Present Workshop, Lecture

Maryville University, in partnership with St. Louis Writer’s Guild, will host former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Ted Kooser, for three public events on Oct. 22 and 23. [more …]

on October 21, 2010 by Angel

Record Retention Rate Reflects Student Satisfaction

Maryville University has announced a record retention rate of 84 percent for returning first-year students. The accomplishment is attributed to enhanced programs for incoming students and greater campus-wide collaboration to ensure their success.

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Humanist Chaplain, Author is Featured Speaker

Maryville University, in partnership with the Lee Institute, will host Greg Epstein, humanist chaplain at Harvard University, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, at Ladue Chapel, 9450 Clayton Road. Epstein will discuss his new book, Good Without God – What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe. The presentation will be followed by a reception… Continue Reading

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Moonlight Madness Kicks Off Basketball Season

Maryville University’s women’s and men’s basketball programs will host the annual Moonlight Madness at 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, in Moloney Arena. The event kicks off the 2010-11 season. Admission is free.

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Kavadlo Delivers First ‘Last Lecture’

Make your dreams real and live a life of meaning – that was the advice imparted by Jesse Kavadlo, PhD, associate professor of English, during Maryville’s first “Last Lecture” presentation. He spoke on “Songs, Stories, and the Meaning of Life.”

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Weekend Draws 500 to Campus

Alumni Weekend 2010, held in September, drew about 500 individuals eager to reunite. Classmates and their families came from as far away as Alaska and New Jersey, and 15 other states in between. Highlights of the weekend were many, including the President’s Reception and the Golden Circle Luncheon. Awards presentations honored individuals for their past… Continue Reading

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Greg Epstein – Lee Institute Monday, Oct. 25 7:30 p.m. Ladue Chapel (9450 Clayton Road) ‘New Ways of Seeing’ Exhibit Curator’s talk Oct. 27 2:15 p.m. View exhibit through Nov. 14 Morton J. May Foundation Gallery (University Library) Ron Chernow – Maryville Talks Books October 28 7 p.m. – Maryville Auditorium Author of Washington: A… Continue Reading

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

Basketball Team Hosts Trivia Night The Men’s Basketball team will host its first annual Trivia Night at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, in Moloney Arena; doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more info and to register, email Ryan Hart. Author Steven Johnson Visits Campus As part of the Maryville Talks Book series, Steven Johnson… Continue Reading

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Kim Temme, accounting professor,  has been selected as the Missouri Society of CPA’s 2010 Educator of the Year.  She will receive the award at the regional gala on Oct. 28. Jennifer  McCluskey, PhD, associate vice president for the Center for the First-Year Experience and Advising, will co-present a webinar on “The Role of Student Activities… Continue Reading

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville in the News

Mark Reardon Show KMOX-AM Radio 1120 (Oct. 22, 2010) – Paul Mack, EdD, associate professor of education, is scheduled to appear this Friday to discuss the new film, Waiting for Superman. Great Day in St. Louis KMOV TV (Sept. 8, 2010)- Segment features an interview with Alden Craddock, PhD, associate vice president and director of… Continue Reading

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Finch Center Hosts Second SoTL Conference

The Finch Center for Teaching and Learning at Maryville recently hosted the second annual Scholarship o f Teaching and Learning Conference (SoTL) on campus. The conference attracted more than 130 attendees  from 29 different regional institutions.

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Center Invites Alumni, Friends to Tour France

The Center for Global Education is planning a second annual overseas trip for next spring. The 14-day program will take Maryville University alumni and their friends through the best of France, May 8-21.

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Students Host Statewide Sustainability Conference

Maryville University hosted the Show Me Sustainability Conference (SMSC) for college students across Missouri Oct. 15-17. Students attended workshops, listened to keynote speakers and had the opportunity to network about sustainability concerns and issues.

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

In Every Issue

Maryville in the News Faculty Salutes Campus Notes Upcoming Events

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Board Approves Gift to Society of the Sacred Heart

The Board of Trustees of Maryville University has unanimously voted to allocate a multi-year commitment totaling $100,000 to the Society of the Sacred Heart’s In Mission for Life Capital Campaign.  The funds will be used for elder care for members of the Society as well as other ministry initiatives.

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Yvonne Smith, RN, ‘98 B.S. Nursing Although nursing wasn’t her dream career as a child – she always imagined herself as a veterinarian – Yvonne Smith figures she can volunteer at the Humane Society when she retires. In the meantime, being a nurse feels just fine.

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Program Seeks Holiday Host Families

Many international students are too far away to travel home during the holidays, so faculty and staff are encouraged to host an international student during their family’s Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. [more …]

on October 21, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Gander Hall Construction

on October 21, 2010 by Angel

Maryville Honors the Legacy of Barbara Parker

In a memorial service that was underscored by moments of laughter, soft tears, soothing music and words like faith, acceptance, flair, potential – and, most especially, friend – Barbara Parker was remembered last month by the Maryville community. [more …]

on October 13, 2010 by Janet Edwards

FIRST LEGO Robotics Returns to Maryville

Maryville is once again hosting a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League robotics local qualifier event on campus, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 21. The competition draws elementary and middle school students from around the St. Louis region and is open to the public. Volunteers are… Continue Reading

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