Dear Maryville Friends, Please enjoy this inaugural issue of our monthly e-newsletter, The Clocktower. Through The Clocktower, we hope to provide you – our valued alumni and friends – with a succinct and timely update about happenings in the Maryville community. We invite your comments and welcome suggestions regarding additional Maryville news you’d like us… Continue Reading
The largest freshman class in the history of Maryville University has enrolled this fall. The 345 students of the Class of 2013 represent an 8 percent increase over last year’s enrollment. Total student enrollment – including undergraduate, Weekend & Evening College and graduate students – is expected to reach more than 3,600 students, a 2.5… Continue Reading
Despite the challenging economic climate, fundraising goals in key areas were exceeded during Maryville University’s recently completed fiscal year (June 1, 2008 to May 31, 2009). Overall, fundraising increased 82 percent, from $2.3 million in 2008 to $4.2 million during 2009.
The School of Health Professions has announced a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree will be offered beginning in January 2010.
For the seventh consecutive year, Maryville University has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report. In the magazine’s “America’s Best Colleges 2010” review, Maryville retains its ranking among the top 30 universities in the Master’s – Midwest category.
Maryville University’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program has received a $600,000 grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Education.
A maintenance and repair crew from Maryville University is helping to breathe new life into old systems at St. Cecilia church and school in south St. Louis. To Father William Vatterott, pastor, the Maryville volunteers are answers to a host of parish prayers.
In ninth grade classrooms throughout Morocco this fall, students will gain a deeper understanding of their roles and responsibilities as citizens of the North African democracy. The lessons and materials were developed through the Civic Education Partnership Initiative (CEPI) and under the watchful eye of Alden Craddock, PhD, director of Maryville’s new Center for Civic… Continue Reading
Maryville University students working toward a degree in physical therapy or occupational therapy will benefit from the new RehabCare Scholars Program, offered to students who have completed one year of graduate study. The scholarship opportunity was established exclusively for Maryville students by RehabCare, a national provider of physical rehabilitation program management services.
The Rehabilitation Program has received a $600,000 grant award from the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration. Stretching over a five-year period, the grant will fund tuition traineeships and scholarship stipends equivalent to one year of graduate study for students.
The John E. Simon School of Business offers a popular one-week summer course for students interested in learning about the corporate world from professionals who work in the St. Louis area. The classes, held during the month of May, fill up quickly because of the caliber of speakers.
The St. Louis region has hosted a plethora of major sporting events since last spring and Maryville University students in the Sport Business Management program took full advantage of the action. By pursuing plum internship opportunities, they succeed on a number of levels, including easing their anxiety about the “real” work world, identifying interesting jobs… Continue Reading
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
Maryville to Host Conference on Teaching and Learning Maryville University will host the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, “Integrating the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning into the Academic Culture: Creating a Commitment to Classroom Research,” on Oct. 2-3, 2009. Keynote speakers are Kathleen McKinney, PhD, of Illinois State University and Randall Bass, PhD, of… Continue Reading
Farewell to Prof. Marshall King The Maryville community mourned the sudden passing last summer of Marshall King, PhD, longtime professor of political science, mentor, colleague and friend. In reflecting on Prof. King’s tenure at Maryville, colleagues and former students said he touched their lives in many personal and lasting ways, but it was his commitment… Continue Reading
Alumni Weekend 2009 Sept. 24 – 27 Erin Gruwell Author of Teaching Hope and Freedom Writers Diary 7-9 p.m., Sept. 29 Maryville Auditorium (Sponsored by the School of Education; 314.529.9466) St. Louis Speakers Series with Pervez Musharraf Oct. 1 Symphony A to Z: Chinese Orchestral Music, Stravinsky and Bartok Oct. 26 St. Louis Speakers Series… Continue Reading