Many Connections. One U.

on November 15, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Flewellen ’98, works to open new charter school If you visit a coffee shop with Vincent Flewellen, ’98, you may find it takes a few extra minutes to reach your table.  At Kayak’s Coffee in St. Louis, he stops to greet four separate groups of people, who don’t all know each other, but they all… Continue Reading

on November 13, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Maryville participates in National Science Foundation mentoring grant

Maryville University is taking part in a five-year National Science Foundation grant to create mentoring opportunities for women faculty members in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

The nearly $600,000 grant will allow female educators at Maryville and 11 other schools to work with mentors to develop new colleague relationships. They plan to share knowledge of institutional culture, information about challenges they face and innovative programs available to them. The mentoring relationships will focus on ways to improve career advancement, address ways to balance work and family life and attempt to decrease isolation that may be felt by female faculty members in these fields.

on November 12, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Maryville hosts screenings of We Were Here on World AIDS Day

On World AIDS Day, two screenings of the We Were Here documentary will be held at Maryville University. The film describes how San Francisco’s gay and lesbian community mobilized to care for their own during the peak of that city’s AIDS epidemic.

on November 11, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Capturing moments at Maryville frame by frame

There is always more happening on the Maryville campus than there is space enough to share. One way to distill the best of what’s going on is to pass along moments worth capturing one frame and one caption at a time. The slideshow below provides a peek at some of the best photographs we found this month. To see highlights… Continue Reading

on November 11, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Elliott, Markel, Wilson and Plame Wilson set for upcoming talks

CEO Susan Elliott discusses Across the Divide at Left Bank Books on Nov. 17. On campus, historian Howard Markel talks about his book An Anatomy of Addiction on Nov. 18. And Valerie Plame Wilson and Ambassador Joe Wilson recount their experiences at a Nov. 29 event.

on November 10, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Death & Rebirth Sculpture Show

Death & Rebirth, an exhibit of ceramic sculptures from local and national artists, is currently on display in the Morton J. May Foundation Gallery at Maryville University.

on November 9, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Reminder: Alumni have until Nov. 23 to convert existing Maryville email accounts

Alumni are invited to keep a Maryville University email account after they graduate, but should note an important change. In June, Maryville transitioned all current students to Outlook Live. The University is extending the opportunity to alumni to continue using their Maryville email accounts as Outlook Live accounts.

on November 8, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Maryville starts Saints Club, encourages alums to attend sporting events

Here’s a look at the new seasons in women’s and men’s basketball and the new wrestling team. Maryville University has also created the Saints Club, where athletics staff are identifying special opportunities for donors.

on November 7, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Which Maryville faculty member would you like to thank today? Why?

Nearly everyone can point to a particular college professor or instructor who made all the difference in his or her education. Some professors shed light on a new subject that never previously made sense; some took extra time to help with a project or final exam; some simply offered helpful advice when you needed it… Continue Reading

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