Matt Rogers has resigned as the head coach for the Maryville University men’s basketball team effective at the conclusion of the 2009-10 season. Rogers also served as summer camps business manager for the University.
Frank Warren, compiler of the popular Post Secret books, will visit Maryville University at 8 p.m. on March 22 in the Auditorium. Hosted by the Campus Activities Board, the event will feature Warren speaking on his books, his favorite secrets and the help that many people have found through his Post Secret community.
As part of the KMOX/Business Owners Speakers Series and hosted by Maryville University, a panel of experts will discuss “New Media and Social Networking” on Friday, March 12. A networking breakfast begins at 7 a.m.; the question-and-answer session will be held 8-9 a.m. in the University Auditorium.
For the past eight years, Maryville’s peer tutoring program has helped students learn new study habits, gain confidence and excel in the classroom. Last semester, the program exceeded its goal of providing 1,000 service hours – in fact, tutors logged 1,126 hours – a record.
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
While most Maryville students packed up standard supplies for their classes at the start of the semester, Bascon Honor students Matt Renaud and Mark Dragoni packed their passports. Renaud and Dragoni are the first Maryville students to experience a semester at England’s Oxford University.
During the Maryville study abroad program held over winter break, Nadine Ball, EdD, associate professor of education, and Tom Bratkowski, PhD, professor of biology, accompanied eight Maryville students and one alumna in an exploration of the ecology and sustainability of Costa Rica.
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
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
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
Maryville University will host Pastor Aeneas Williams at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb 16, in the Auditorium. Williams, the former Arizona Cardinal (1991-2000) and St.Louis Rams(2001-2004) All-Pro Defensive Back, will speak about service and leadership.
As the first Maryville University student enrolled through the military’s new Yellow Ribbon tuition assistance program, Lisa Munch is living her dream of going back to school after serving in the Navy. Until she discovered she could achieve it at Maryville, it was a dream Munch had dismissed as impossible because of family responsibilities and… Continue Reading
Farai Chideya, award-winning author and journalist, will be the keynote speaker for Maryville University’s Fifth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Day Celebration. Chideya will speak at noon, Jan. 14, 2010, in the University Auditorium.
A one-hour broadcast of the pre-recorded AT&T National Sportsmanship Awards airs at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, on the CBS College Sports Network. Members of the Maryville Saints baseball team were recognized during the ceremony.
Maryville University’s School of Education has announced a new scholarship for students with an associate’s degree from a St. Louis area community college who seek teacher certification. The scholarship is funded by a $50,000 donation from Kwame Building Group in St. Louis.
Maryville University, in partnership with National City, brings well-known economist Robert Reich, former secretary of labor, to the region as a featured guest in the St. Louis Speakers Series at 8 p.m. on Jan. 19 at Powell Hall.
Business analyst and author Daniel Pink will speak at Maryville University at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, in University Auditorium. Pink’s latest book, Drive: the Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, makes the case for radical new thinking in career motivation. His appearance is part of the Maryville Talks Books author series, presented in… Continue Reading
The Weekend & Evening College’s St. Charles County Center will open at its new location in Lake Saint Louis on a revised timeline. Classes will begin in May 2010 for the summer semester, rather than in January as previously announced.
Maryville will host an informal series of free classical music concerts on campus during the spring semester. The program features Peter Henderson, DM, assistant professor of music and frequent pianist with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. In the first concert, slated for Jan. 25, Henderson performs works by Robert Schumann and Frédéric Chopin in a… Continue Reading
St. Louis author Meg Selig will speak at Maryville University from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Jan. 19, in Buder Commons, on “Willpower: Do You Need It to Change a Habit?”
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
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
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
The Morton J. May Foundation Gallery is located within University Library. The public is welcome to view the following exhibits during regular Library hours.
Maryville University’s Kids Rock Cancer program announces its first recording star – 12-year-old Tyler. With help from music therapist Tracie Heuring, Tyler wrote the lyrics for his song, “Faith Through My Weakness,” and recorded it at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Listen to Tyler’s song:
Maryville University will host Kevin Demoff, executive vice president of football operations and chief operating officer for the St. Louis RAMS, as a featured speaker in the KMOX Business Owners Speaker Series from 7-9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the University Auditorium.
Maryville University will host a day of qualifying rounds for the St. Louis FIRST LEGO League Robotics from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22, in the Simon Athletic Center. The competition involves more than 250 elementary and middle students from various schools throughout the St. Louis region.