As you may already know from previous editions of The Clocktower, 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of Maryville’s move to West County from the original campus in South St. Louis. April was a busy month in the early days of the new campus.
Maryville University’s St. Louis Speakers Series features an impressive lineup of authors, journalists, activists and leaders for the fourteenth season, 2011-2012. The series will open with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Ellis and will close with one of the most trusted figures in broadcasting, Tom Brokaw.
A newly renovated and expanded Gander Hall is set to open in late spring. As part of the project, a sunny, two-story atrium for dining will overlook a beautifully landscaped outdoor gathering space. Along with a dynamic, energizing presence on campus, the building project brings new opportunities to “Name Your Place” at Maryville.
Teresa Pohl, 45, mother of five and a full-time psychiatric assistant for a local hospital, has closed up the University Library “more than a few times” as a student in a grant-funded nursing program offered through Maryville University’s Weekend and Evening College. Even though she squeezes studying in between her personal life and work, the… Continue Reading
Senior Jacob Fisher, graphic design major, is currently immersed in a six-month internship that offers plenty of challenge, and not just because the host firm, Cisneros Design, is located more than 1,000 miles away from St. Louis—in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Maryville University’s Weekend and Evening College will move its Southwest County Center, currently located in Fenton, to Sunset Hills. Classes for the 2011 summer session will be the last delivered at the Fenton location.
John Weber, the man responsible for Maryville University’s first home baseball and softball field, passed away on March 26. In 1979, as president of Fred Weber Inc., Weber arranged for his company to grade and fill the field, which was subsequently named Weber Field in recognition of his generosity. His daughter, Julie, is a 1980… Continue Reading
The FIRST World Championship is coming to St. Louis from April 27-30. The nonprofit administers four academic competitions involving robotics for children and adolescents beginning at age six and going through high school. Maryville University will be among a few, select institutions on-site with a scholarship opportunity.
On the Job Training at Maryville University St. Louis Post-Dispatch (March 17, 2011) – Article features Maryville’s internship program with the NFLPA. Maryville University Announces Fall Dean’s List Suburban Journals (March 21, 2011) Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Environmental Ally The Ladue News (March 31, 2011) – Interview with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who was in… Continue Reading
Duo Recital Peter Henderson, assistant professor of music Will James, Saint Louis Symphony principal percussionist Thursday, April 21, 2011 7:30 p.m. University Auditorium free and open to the public Norman Woldow, PhD, Professor Emeritus – Dr. Michael Johnson Science/Technology Seminar Series “Art and Ecology in the Work of Hieronymus Bosch” Tuesday, April 26 4:30 p.m…. Continue Reading
Science Cafe to Explore American Indian Ethnobotany Maryville University and the Saint Louis Science Center will present the next Science Café at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, at Herbie’s Restaurant, (formerly Balaban’s), 405 North Euclid Avenue. Guest speaker Karen Walker, of the William L. Brown Center at Missouri Botanical Garden, will discuss “Honoring Who… Continue Reading
Ross Honored with Moudy Award Maryville’ University’s 2011 Anna Moudy Award for Excellence in Education was recently presented to Sandy Ross, DPT, MHS, PCS, coordinator of research and associate professor for the physical therapy program. The award, which includes a $500 cash prize, is given annually to a faculty member who demonstrates an interrelationship between… Continue Reading
“Never clink glasses during a toast.” “RSVP to an invitation within 24 hours after receiving it.” “Do not stack your own dishes at a restaurant.” For students about to embark on the world of interviewing, company events and more formal social gatherings, these words of advice help them put their best foot – er, fork – forward and make a positive impression on bosses and colleagues.
Across all Maryville University programs—traditional undergraduate, graduate and Weekend and Evening College—student inquiries, applications and acceptances are up over last year and trending positive for next fall. As one piece of this success, Maryville’s enrollment division cites its High School Counselor Fly-In initiative.
Brian Gardner, ’03, assistant director of student involvement, was recently elected the National Board for Campus Activities (NACA). Over the past decade, Gardner has seen the calendar of campus activities grow tremendously since he was a student at Maryville.
Walking five to six hours a day was the only way for Keith Lovin Institute Fellows to soak up the many important European sights they planned to visit during their recent 10-day spring break trip. The group began in London, then traveled to Paris and finished in Rome.