Maryville University’s new varsity wrestling program will compete in NCAA Division II as an independent during the 2011-2012 competitive season. Legendary wrestling coach Mike Denney will lead the team.
Denney, whose teams have won three-consecutive NCAA titles and six NCAA Division II National Championships the past eight seasons, most recently coached at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO).
Early morning rain and dark clouds threatened this year’s graduation ceremony but gave way to sunny skies just in time to make the scene picture perfect for the University’s 138th Commencement.
Two authors are slated to speak on campus this month as a part of the Maryville Talks Books lecture series: Sister Madonna Buder, SFCC, ’52, author of The Grace to Race: The Wisdom and Inspiration of the 80-year-old World Champion Triathlete Known as the Iron Nun and Justin Cronin, author of the best-selling novel, The Passage.
As we look back on the past 50 years since Maryville moved to West County in 1961, we’ve been hearing a lot of wonderful stories. However, we know that for every one story we hear, there are dozens more that are left untold. We’d love to hear them all. Please take a moment to reflect… Continue Reading
Kathy Quinn, ’85, associate dean of students for Maryville University, has been recognized for her longtime work with Habitat for Humanity by WEAR ABC 3-TV in Pensacola, Fla.
For the second consecutive year, Maryville University has been included on the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities.
The registration deadline for the 23rd Annual Maryville University Golf Classic, hosted by the athletics department, is Wednesday, June 1. The tournament will be held on Monday, June 13, at the Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters, Mo.
A newly renovated and expanded Gander Hall will open in the next few weeks. 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.
Giving Music the Power to Heal St. Louis Post-Dispatch (May 11, 2011) – Maryville’s partnership with SLU’s cancer center is highlighted. Padawers’ Host First in Salon Series St. Louis Post-Dispatch (May 13, 2011) – Columnist Deborah Peterson features Maryville’s new Topics in Judaism Salon Series.
Sister Madonna Buder-The Grace to Race Maryville Talks Books May 26 6:30 p.m. Buder Family Student Commons (Maryville Talks Books) Justin Cronin – The Passage Maryville Talks Books May 31 Buder Family Student Commons – 6:30 PM (Maryville Talks Books) Daniel Wilson – Robopocalypse Maryville Talks Books June 13 Maryville University Auditorium – 7 p.m. (Maryville… Continue Reading
Porismita Borah, PhD, assistant professor of communication, has published an article in the Journal of Communication (which has the highest ISI ranking in the field of Communication) entitled “Conceptual issues in framing theory: A systematic examination of a decade’s literature.” The article appears in volume 61, issue 2 (April, 2011). … Continue Reading
Celebration Honors Faculty and Staff Many awards and recognitions were presented during the annual Faculty and Staff Celebration held Thursday, May 12. President Mark Lombardi presented a Strategic Excellence Awards to Peggy Lauer, serials coordinator, for her efforts toward campus sustainability, and to Pam Culliton, director of health and wellness, for her work on behalf… Continue Reading