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on May 20, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Faculty Advisors of the Year  The Center for First-Year Experience and Advising awarded the Advisors of the Year recently during the annual all faculty meeting.  Nominations are sought from students and chosen by a committee of student representatives from each school and college. 2010 Recipients College of Arts and Sciences: Mary Carol Parker School of… Continue Reading

on May 20, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville in the News

New GI Bill Fulfills Veterans’ College Dreams St. Louis Post-Dispatch (May 17, 2010) – Betty Kutilek is quoted regarding Maryville students who are veterans. Announcements of gift from Walker family: Maryville University Gets Gift from Walkers St. Louis Business Journal (May 10, 2010) Local Industrialist Makes Big Donation to Maryville KTVI Fox 2Now and KPLR11 (May 10, 2010) Local… Continue Reading

on May 20, 2010 by Janet Edwards

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Maryville in the News Faculty Salutes Campus Notes Upcoming Events

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Sonatas for Cello and Piano and for Piano Solo 7 p.m., Monday, April 26 University Auditorium American composer Samuel Barber is most famous for his frequently heard Adagio for Strings.  Barber’s cello and piano sonatas feature his trademark neo-Romantic lyricism and structural integrity. The works will be performed by Bjorn Ranheim, cello, and Peter Henderson,… Continue Reading

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

Earth Day Observance In culmination of a project to  promote awareness about paper usage on campus, a tree was planted to commemorate Earth Day and celebrate the tree’s rescue from a fate of wasted paper. Maryville’s Paper Less Task Force, Sustainability Advisory Council and University Library began collecting paper left unclaimed in library printers on… Continue Reading

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Deb Shearer ’10 Deb Shearer had not been in a classroom since high school. As scary as it felt at first, Shearer was not going to let that stop her. She will become one of Maryville University’s newest graduates on May 1.

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

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Maryville in the News Faculty Salutes Campus Notes Upcoming Events

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

John Lewington, PhD, department associate dean and professor of marketing, John E. Simon School of Business, has been named a regional recipient of the 2010 Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award. This annual award recognizes individuals who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom. Lewington will be honored at the 2010… Continue Reading

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville in the News

Drawing Encouragement: Lindbergh Teacher of Year Inspires Students by Exhibiting Their Work Suburban Journals (April 20, 2010) – Maryville alumna Marilyn Callahan, Lindbergh High School art teacher, has been named the district’s art teacher of the year. Maryville Given $600K Endowment for Jewish Women jewishinstlouis.org (April 2010) – Announcement of Maryville’s new Irma Sue Macy… Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Steve Teczar, MFA, professor of art, recently served as a judge for the “9th Annual St. Louis Public Schools Art Fair at the Zoo,” held at the St. Louis Zoo’s Living World Building. The exhibit, held Feb. 19 – Mar. 5, included drawings, mixed-media works, paintings, photographs and prints from pre-school/elementary, middle and high school students…. Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

Williams: ‘Choose’ to Enjoy Your Work He no longer plays the greatest game on turf, but Aeneas Williams reflects on his football career in motivating others to make a game plan for the future. Williams visited campus recently as part of Random Acts of Kindness Week. Now a pastor at Spirit of the Lord Family… Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Michael Johnson Science Seminar Series John Wickersham, PhD, professor of philosophy March 30 4:30 – 5:30 p.m., ABAC 3245 Topic: “Some Philosophical Questions in Early Modern Science” Maryville Presents St. Louis Speakers Series Thomas Friedman April 6 8 p.m., Powell Hall Friedman, a reporter for the New York Times, is a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and… Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

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Maryville in the News Faculty Salutes Campus Notes Upcoming Events

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville in the News

Grant Builds on Adult Education Success Education Info 101– Highlights enhanced nursing program. Costume Contribution The Telegraph.com–March 20, 2010-Adjunct interior design instructor serves as high school costume designer. Maryville Presents Webinar PR-USA.net – Maryville University presents webinar, “5 Steps to Building a Network Security Strategy for Your Campus.” Purple Songs Can Fly Project founder to speak… Continue Reading

on February 11, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Trivia Night 2010 Feb. 27, 2010 6 p.m., Donius University Center This event is sold out! Music at Maryville Concert of Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Music February 28, 2010 3 p.m. University Auditorium Instrumental and vocal chamber music will be performed by David Halen on violin, Savely Schuster on cello, Miran Halen, soprano, and Katja… Continue Reading

on February 9, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Gina Oswald, PhD, CRC, assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling, successfully defended her dissertation, “Predictor variables of transition-aged youth in a state VR agency.” Herdoctorate is in special education with an emphasis in rehabilitation and transition from Kent StateUniversity. Darlene Davison, assistant professor and interior design program director, has been invited to judge the Ladue News… Continue Reading

on February 9, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

Kids Rock Cancer Making Strides Maryville’s innovative Kids Rock Cancer program is making great strides in its mission to help children cope with the emotional challenges of a cancer diagnosis. To date, more than 20 children have found hope, inspiration and healing through music therapy. Kids Rock Cancer is now working with young people at… Continue Reading

on February 9, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville in the News

Man Happy to Sink ‘Yellow Submarine’ St. Louis Post-Dispatch– Jan. 14, 2010– Story profiles assistant women’s basketball coach Jacob Yorg. Maryville University Assistant Basketball Coach Jacob Yorg Loses 200 Pounds, Inspires Players KSDK– Jan. 22, 2010 Living St. Louis Video – Music Software KETC  Channel 9 (Living St. Louis) – Jan. 11, 2010 – Maryville… Continue Reading

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

Hall of Fame Volunteers: During the  Basketball Hall of Fame Classic held in St. Louis on Nov. 17, a dozen students from the Sport Business Management program volunteered in the areas of media relations, operations and statistics. Trees Donated on Behalf of Maryville: Towers Perrin’s University Recruiting Program has once again partnered with the American… Continue Reading

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Sam Hausfather, PhD, presented at the annual meeting of the National Staff Development Council in St. Louis on Dec. 7, with Tim Hudson and Denise Pupilla of Parkway School District on  Professional Learning Partnerships for middle school mathematics teachers. The presentation reported on the structure and preliminary results of the Mathematicians in Residence grant involving… Continue Reading

on December 15, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Solo Piano Recital – Peter Henderson, DM 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18 Saint Louis Art Museum, Grigg Gallery Peter Henderson, DM, assistant professor of music, performs Robert Schumann, Kinderszenen, op.15; Frédéric Chopin, Études (selected); and Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, op.57, Appassionata. Farai Chideya, Keynote Speaker 5th Annual Dr. Martin Luther… Continue Reading

on November 18, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

Kevin Demoff – KMOX/BOSS Speaker Series 7-9 a.m.; Auditorium Kevin Demoff, executive vice president of football operations/chief operating officer for the St. Louis Rams Terry Teachout – Medart Lecture Series 7 p.m. December 16, 2009 Trivia Night 2010 6 p.m. February 27, 2010 (THE Alumni Event of the Year) Music at Maryville Concert of Instrumental… Continue Reading

on November 18, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Ted Gournelos, PhD,  authored Popular Culture and the Future of Politics: Cultural Studies and the Tao of South Park, a book released last month by Lexington Books. Soo-Jin Kwoun, PhD, has published an article titled, “An Examination of Cue Redundancy Theory in Cross-Cultural Decoding of Emotions in Music,” in the October issue of Journal of… Continue Reading

on November 6, 2009 by

Maryville in the News

Former Sports Illustrated Editor to Speak St. Louis Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, blog (Oct. 28, 2009)  – Announcement about Mark Mulvoy, former editor of Sports Illustrated and author of numerous books, who spoke on  as part of the 2009 Medart Lecture Series. Grant Given to Increase Gifted Diversity Suburban Journals (Oct. 30, 2009) –… Continue Reading

on November 6, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

Save the Date: 22nd Annual Golf Classic The 22nd Annual Maryville University Golf Classic, to benefit the Saints athletic teams, will be held Monday, June 7, 2010, at Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters. For more info, contact Chad Green, 314.529.6837; cgreen2@maryville.edu. Holiday Savings Abound in the Bookstore The University Bookstore’s annual holiday sale… Continue Reading

on October 13, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Faculty Salutes

Rebecca von der Heyde, PhD, successfully defended her dissertation at Saint Louis University and has earned her PhD in higher education learning. Recently Published … A book authored by Ted Gournelos, PhD, will be released on Oct. 28 by Lexington Books. The book is titled, Popular Culture and the Future of Politics: Cultural Studies and… Continue Reading

on October 13, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Upcoming Events

‘Marley & Me’ Author to Visit Campus Maryville University will host author and journalist John Grogan at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, in the University Auditorium. Grogan is the first lecturer in the new Maryville Talks Books series, launched this fall in cooperation with Left Bank Books. Grogan is known for his best-selling memoir, Marley… Continue Reading

on October 9, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Maryville in the News

Pursue Diplomacy with Iran, Says Former Head of Pakistan St.Louis Jewishlight.com – Review of Pervez Musharraf’s appearance as the first speaker for the 2009-2010 St. Louis Speakers Series, sponsored by Maryville University. Facebook| David Folkenflik (Oct. 6 at 6:35 p.m. via Twitter) – “many thnks to st louis pub radio and maryville univ for great… Continue Reading

on October 8, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Campus Notes

Center Hosts Forum on Health Care Reform “Understanding Health Care Reform” was the topic of a forum hosted by the Center for Civic Engagement and Democracy for the Maryville community on Oct. 12. Held on campus, the forum featured Pattie Naylor, PT, MS, assistant professor in the School of Health Professions. Civic Engagement Forums are… Continue Reading

on September 4, 2009 by Janet Edwards

Maryville in the News

Record Freshman Enrollment at Maryville U. St. Louis Business Journal (Sept. 1) – Article touting the University’s record enrollment this fall. Chesterfield: Sculptures Throughout City Grab Viewer’s Attention Suburban Journals (Aug. 25) – Todd Brenningmeyer, PhD, assistant professor of art history, created GPS locations for a series of sculptures dotting the Chesterfield landscape. Conference Mobilizes… Continue Reading

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