Many Connections. One U.

on December 14, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Celebrate the season with Maryville University

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.

The Great SmokeOut

on December 13, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Maryville creates smoke-free campus on Jan. 1

Just in time to help people meet their New Year’s resolutions, Maryville University will have a smoke-free campus beginning Jan. 1.

on December 12, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Sarah Bailey-Martín, ’11, isn’t just teaching at a school in Mexico, she’s learning there, too. Bailey-Martín, 25, from Arnold, Mo., studied middle school education with an emphasis in language arts while at Maryville University. Even before she graduated in May, she had been hired as a teacher at the American School of Pachuca in Hidalgo,… Continue Reading

on December 12, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Lewington becomes president of Delta Mu Delta

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.

Erin Verry

on December 11, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Verry to receive award from prominent educational advancement group

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

on December 10, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Authors Urrea, Pollan to make January appearances

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.

on December 9, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Film, quilt panels helped recognize World AIDS Day

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.

on December 9, 2011 by Janet Edwards

Women’s basketball leads nation in free throws; wrestling holds first home meet

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).

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