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