There’s something magical about Maryville at the holidays.
From campus buildings decked out with evergreen wreaths and glowing red-and-white lights to students–and even Louie–spotted wearing Santa caps. From the solemnity of prayers and lit candles to the unexpected treats of a Thanksgiving feast on campus or freshly baked gingerbread in the dining hall.
Just in time to help people meet their New Year’s resolutions, Maryville University will have a smoke-free campus beginning Jan. 1.
The Associate Dean of Maryville University’s business school, John Lewington, PhD, has been chosen as the new president of Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society in business.
Maryville University’s Director of Alumni Relations Erin Verry will be honored with a Distinguished Service Award.
The award is from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), an organization serving educational institutions and those who work in alumni relations, communications, development and related fields
Author Luis Alberto Urrea visits Maryville University to talk about his book, Queen of America on Jan. 17. Then, on Jan. 24, author Michael Pollan will appear at the St. Louis Speakers Series. His most recent book is Food Rules.
Maryville University commemorated World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 with two screenings of a documentary about the early days of the epidemic in San Francisco and a display of several panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, which records details and reflections about those who have died from the disease.
Maryville is shooting an astonishing 85.7 percent (120-of-140) from the free throw line to lead the country. Rita Flynn has hit all nine of her attempts from the line to lead the team, while Shelby Miller has made 94.7 percent (18-of-19). Kate Childs converts at a 93.8 rate (15-of-16), and Erica Lorton is at 93.5 percent (29-of-31).