Many Connections. One U.

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 April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Anna Quindlen to Visit Campus

Author Anna Quindlen will speak at Maryville University as part of the Maryville Talks Books series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, in the Auditorium. Quindlen’s latest book is Every Last One. Admission is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by Left Bank Books.

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Summer Students to Study in Five Countries

This summer, Maryville students will broaden their personal and academic horizons by participating in study abroad trips to London, Florence, Italy, Greece, South Korea and Japan.

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Annual Golf Classic: June 7

The 22nd Annual Maryville University Golf Classic will be held Monday, June 7, at the Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters, hosted by the athletics department. Proceeds will help fund additional stadium seating at Weber Field.

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Instructor Brings Italy to Maryville

Nella Leo, director of studies for the Centro di Lingua e Cultura Italiana Domus Aurea, might normally live in Rome, Italy but, until April 28, she’s calling Maryville home. Leo is visiting the campus to coordinate an orientation for alumni and students traveling as part of the study abroad trip to Italy this summer.

on April 22, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Public Safety Director Shares Expertise with Other Campuses

For the past two years, Mike Parkinson, director of public safety, has taught college courses on the topics of corrections and domestic and international terrorism at Maryville. Recently, he began teaching seminar classes for the national biomedical research and training (NCBRT) department at Louisiana State University.

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

In Every Issue

Maryville in the News Faculty Salutes Campus Notes Upcoming Events

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville University Announces Commencement Speaker

Maryville University has announced that Anita Kruse, founder of the Houston-based Purple Songs Can Fly Project, will deliver the University’s commencement address on Saturday, May 1. Kruse has been described as a “rare blend of visionary artist and powerfully inspired performer.” “We’re delighted to welcome Anita Kruse back to Maryville University,” said President Mark Lombardi…. Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Nursing Program Garners $4.7M Grant

The nursing program and The Weekend & Evening College are gearing up for expansion in the Fall 2010 semester, thanks to a three-year, $4.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. While providing job training, advancement and placement opportunities in the St. Louis region, the grant also addresses acute shortages in the nursing industry,… Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Tom Friedman – St. Louis Speakers Series

Tom Friedman, commentator, columnist and author, will speak as part of the St. Louis Speakers Series, 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 6 at Powell Hall. Tom Friedman’s background as a reporter for The New York Times and his expertise in the Middle East led this three-time Pulitzer Prize winner to pen The Lexus and the Olive Tree, The… Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Greg Mortenson – St. Louis Speakers Series

Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea and co-founder of the Central Asia Institute and Pennies for Peace, will speak as part of the St. Louis Speakers Series at Powell Hall, 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 20. He has built nearly 80 schools educating 18,000 girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Mortenson’s new book is Stones into Schools: Promoting… Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

OT Students Help to Garner Grant

For more than 30 years, Community Living, Inc. (CLI) in St. Charles County has developed programs to help adults with disabilities live, work and play in their community. Now, with the help of some of Maryville University’s third-year occupational therapy students, CLI has received some help of its own.

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Program to Explore Jewish, Christian Faiths

Maryville University will present the documentary, Jews & Christians: A Journey of Faith, at 7 p.m. on Apr. 13, in the University Library.

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

New Trees Line Maryville Drive

The sloping hillside of Maryville University that fronts Conway Road was once a wooded grove of oak and poplar trees. With the planting of 25 Northern Red Oak trees along its curb, the long, winding drive leading up to Gander Hall will honor that past and provide aesthetic appeal for future generations.

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Share Your Memories of Living on Campus

Did you live on campus when you attended Maryville? Whether you lived in Duchesne, Mouton or one of the on-campus apartments, Maryville Magazine would love to hear your fondest (and craziest) memories.

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Association of Black Collegians Hosts Resale Event on Campus

Starting Thursday, April 14 and running through Saturday, April 17, Maryville’s Associate of Black Collegians (ABC) will host a resale shopping event in the Monsanto Room. Partnering with DORMStyled, a local small business that promotes on-campus sustainability and addresses local needs through donations, ABC organized this event to reduce the end-of-Spring-semester waste that occurs every… Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Town & Country Offers Organic Community Garden

The municipality of Town & Country has agreed to use land at Mason and Clayton Roads for Town & Country Community Vegetable Garden, an organic garden. Anyone who lives, works and learns in the city will be a considered a community member and is eligible to participate as a gardener.

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Athletics Recognition Night

Maryville announces a night of special recognition of Saints athletes 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 21 in the Maryville Auditorium. Highlights include recognition of Male and Female Athlete of the Year, Student-Athlete Advisory Council CHOICE Award, special recognition of Saints senior student-athletes, action photo presentation of 2009-2010 seasons and a celebration of Saints Athletics Excellence. Refreshments… Continue Reading

on March 25, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Suzan Bland, ’08 BA, Communication Suzan Bland landed her dream job right after graduating from Maryville University, working as a public relations specialist for Shriners Hospitals for Children®. In fact, going to the office each day is like visiting with old friends, she says. “My ultimate goal was always to work for Shriners, this is my… Continue Reading

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

Alumni Profile

Daniel Schmidt describes himself as shy and humble. That may be so, but there’s nothing understated about his accomplishments. Schmidt made Maryville history as the first recipient of the John E. Simon Award for Excellence in Sports Business Management. Then he secured an internship in the sponsorship services unit of the St. Louis Blues. Ultimately,… Continue Reading

on February 11, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Dean Gulas Returns Safely from Haiti

When Charles Gulas, PhD, departed Jan. 4 to begin his month-long staff sabbatical in Deschapelles, Haiti, he had a short list of major safety concerns – surviving a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, however, was not one of them.

on February 11, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Online Jobs Site Serves Students, Alumni, Employers

Maryville University students and alumni who seek career change or advancement have just been given another tool for prospecting job opportunities. The Career Education Office has signed on with NACELink, a national jobs database service provided by the National Association of Colleges and Universities. The Maryville version is called “Career Connections.”

on February 11, 2010 by Janet Edwards

See You in Florida! Spring Break with the Cardinals

Maryville University alumni, students and friends are invited to enjoy spring break in sunny Florida with fellow St. Louis Cardinals fans. Scheduled events include a reception with President Mark Lombardi and two Cardinals games.

on February 11, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Students Intern at Texas Bowl Game

Four Maryville University students in the Sport Business Management program worked as interns during the Texas vs. The Nation Bowl Game, played on Saturday, Feb. 6, in El Paso, Texas.

on February 11, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Ties Forged with Chinese University

Maryville University recently signed an academic agreement with China’s Tianjin Foreign Studies University to help students from both universities expand their horizons and experience other countries. James Harf, PhD, associate vice president and director of the Center for Global Education, and Travis Coverdell, director of international admissions, helped to develop the plan.

on February 11, 2010 by Janet Edwards

Maryville to Host AMA Conference, Feb. 26

Maryville University will host the 49th Annual Marketing Conference for the American Marketing Association’s St. Louis Chapter, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, in the University Auditorium. The conference theme is “The New Decade of Social Relationships.”

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