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on November 17, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville Hosts Moroccan Educators During Exchange Visit

This week, after more than a year of planning, Alden Craddock, PhD, associate vice president and director for the Center for Civic Education and Democracy, welcomed a contingent of top-level education administrators and policy-makers from Morocco to Maryville University. They visited local schools to observe classrooms and meet with educators as part of an exchange… Continue Reading

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Ben Carson, MD, to Make Campus Visit

Ben Carson, MD, celebrated pediatric neurosurgeon, will present the next lecture in Maryville University’s St. Louis Speakers Series at 8 p.m. on Nov. 30. The same day, he will make an appearance on campus at 12:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. [more …]

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Springtime in Paris? You’re Invited!

The Center for Global Education is planning its second annual overseas alumni trip to France, May 8-21. The journey begins at the World War II battlegrounds and American Cemetery in Normandy, and then continues to Brittany, the Loire Valley and Provence. Four nights and three days of sightseeing in Paris will conclude the trip. [more …]

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Dean McKee Explores Progressive U.K. Libraries

As part of her staff sabbatical, Genie McKee, PhD, dean of the University Library, toured the United Kingdom earlier this year to study the future of academic libraries and how they are evolving to meet the needs of today’s’ students. [more …]

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Michele Norris – Maryville Talks Books Nov. 17 7 p.m. – Christ Church Cathedral Award-winning journalist, host of  NPR’s All Things Considered, and author of The Grace of Silence: A Memoir. Co-sponsored by Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis Speakers Series with Ben Carson Nov. 30 8 p.m. Plus: On-campus presentation at 12:30-1 p.m., Auditorium. Free… Continue Reading

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

CAB Representatives Receive NACA Honors During the recent National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid America Regional Conference in Grand Rapids, MI, Maryville’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) received two awards. Peggy Dixon, president of CAB, was given the Mid America Outstanding Undergraduate award. CAB’s graphic designers also won the graphics competition for “Best 3-D Marketing… Continue Reading

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Dean Gulas Recognized as Cultural Pluralism Leader Charles J. Gulas, PhD, dean of the Maryville University School of Health Professions, was recently presented with the Cultural Pluralism Award by the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions. The award recognizes individuals involved in furthering the principle of cultural pluralism in the academic setting by demonstrating… Continue Reading

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

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on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Grant Supports ‘Young Scholars’ Program

The Young Scholars Education Program, developed by Maryville’s School of Education in partnership with local schools, has been awarded a second $20,000 grant from the Saigh Foundation of St. Louis. The program is designed to increase diversity among students in gifted education programs. [more …]

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville is RCGA ‘Top 50′ Winner

Maryville University has been selected by the St. Louis Regional Commerce & Growth Association (RCGA) as a recipient of the 2010 Greater St. Louis TOP 50 Businesses Shaping our Future Award. This marks the second consecutive year Maryville has been recognized as a leader. [more …]

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Students to Host Panel on Childhood Obesity

A public forum featuring presentations on environmental and social factors affecting childhood obesity will be hosted by Maryville students from 7-8:15 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the University Auditorium. A panel of experts will discuss the influence of parents, schools, government, media and the community on childhood obesity. [more …]

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Scott Degitz, ‘96, ’01 Scott Degitz, ’96, is an award-winning teacher of advanced calculus at Parkway South High School—when he’s not acting in commercials or pursuing other theatrical endeavors.

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Save the Date! Alumni Weekend 2011

Save the date for Alumni Weekend 2011: it will be held on campus, Sept. 22-24. The year 2011 markes the 50th anniversary of Maryville’s move west to the present campus. All alumni are welcome and encouraged to join us for this very special Alumni Weekend.

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Student Group Promotes Organ Donation

STL BUDS – Sign The List; Buckle Up; Drive Safe, a non-profit organization created by students in Prof. Karen Tabak’s Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations course, encourages students to sign the back of their driver’s license in order to join the organ donor registry. In doing so, students may be reminded to drive safely. [more …]

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Carroll Records First Win as Saints Coach

The Maryville University men’s basketball team defeated non-conference opponent, Principia, 65-47, on Nov. 13 in Moloney Arena. With the win, Coach Kevin Carroll recorded his first collegiate victory as head coach as the Saints tallied the second-best Division II era shooting percentage. [more …]

on November 16, 2010 by Janet Edwards

OT Students Publish ‘This I Believe’ Essays

Reflective essays written last spring by second-year students of Ashlyn Cunningham, assistant professor of occupational therapy, have been published on the This I Believe website. Cunningham modeled the assignment on the 1950s radio program This I Believe, that has been revived in recent years on National Public Radio. Through the writing process, students discovered a lot about themselves. [ more …]

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