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on May 14, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Register now for the 24th Annual Golf Classic on July 16

The 24th Annual Maryville University Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2012, at the Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters, Mo. The event is hosted by the Maryville Department of Athletics.

on April 17, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Murar, ’11 works for the Cardinals, then the Blues At this time of year, most sports fans are scrambling for tickets to watch early baseball games or hockey playoffs. John Murar, ’11, is busy helping all those spectators enjoy the games. Murar, 24, of St. Louis has just taken a job with the St. Louis… Continue Reading

on April 16, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Judge Jimmie Edwards to speak at Commencement

The Honorable Jimmie M. Edwards of St. Louis will speak at Maryville University’s Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, on campus.

Judge Edwards will also receive Maryville University’s John E. Simon Civic Service Award, named in honor of the late St. Louis businessman, philanthropist and Maryville University Trustee. The award recognizes Judge Edwards for bringing hope to troubled youth by pioneering the Innovative Concept Academy, an alternative school in St. Louis that has turned juvenile delinquents into college-bound high school graduates.

on April 15, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Alums, area residents invited to take part in electronics recycling on April 21

The drive is part of an on-going sustainability effort at Maryville. An outside company will collect electronic devices no longer in use. It will clear personal information and reformat drives that can be re-used. Equipment that cannot be re-used will be disposed of in an environmentally friendly manner.

on April 14, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Maryville Talks Books to host former Presidential candidate Bradley, entertainer Vanessa Williams

ST. LOUIS – Maryville Talks Books, a signature author series from Maryville University, has a strong lineup featuring five books and their authors in May and June.

Upcoming author events include actress and singer Vanessa Williams and her mother, Helen Williams, on Thursday, May 10, at Christ Church Cathedral. They will talk about their mother-daughter bond and how Vanessa Williams overcame setbacks. This is a ticketed event.

The rest of the authors will speak on the Maryville University campus and include former Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Bill Bradley, renowned sportswriter Frank Deford, historian Douglas Brinkley talking about Missouri native Walter Cronkite and author Buzz Bissinger, known for his sports books but writing more recently about his two sons.

on April 13, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Coach Ellis, ’84 elected to Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Maryville University head women’s basketball coach Chris Ellis, ’84 has been elected to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He will be honored during an induction ceremony at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in
Springfield, Mo., Saturday, April 28.

on April 12, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Maryville Athletics to host 24th Annual Golf Classic on July 16

The 24th Annual Maryville University Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2012, at the Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters, Mo. The event is hosted by the Maryville Department of Athletics.

on April 11, 2012 by Janet Edwards

What Maryville relationships have meant the most to you?

Share a story about a life-long love or friend you met while at Maryville who has changed or improved your life.

on March 13, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Steinbecker, ’03, ’04 co-owns physical therapy business Many residents of the Perryville, Mo., region are receiving the benefits of a Maryville University education – they just might not know it. Christy Steinbecker, ’03, ’04, earned her bachelor of health science and her master of physical therapy from Maryville University. Now she co-owns a business called Therapy Solutions south… Continue Reading

on March 12, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Updates and pledges: Students work the phones to reach Maryville alums

Fifteen Maryville University students work from a phone bank on campus to keep the University in touch with its alumni and to ask for donations to support the school.

Shifts of students make thousands of phone calls on Monday through Thursday evenings to keep the University in touch with its alumni.

on March 11, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Hundreds of alumni attend Dr. Seuss event, Trivia Night

Hundreds of alumni have been back on campus in recent weeks, thanks to a School of Education Dr. Seuss Birthday Party event on Feb. 26, and the always well-received Alumni Trivia Night on March 2. Thank you to faculty, staff and alumni volunteers who made these events such a wonderful time. Follow the “more” option to check out two photo slideshows from the events.

on March 10, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Maryville mourns passing of Mary Jane Thaman, `41

The Maryville University community is mourning the death of Mary Jane Stock Thaman, ’41, of Frontenac, Mo., who died Thursday at age 92. Thaman was well-known for her deep commitment to Maryville, her work with the American Heart Association and her involvement with several other community organizations.

on March 9, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Maryville announces new mobile app for convenient campus connection

Maryville University has released a new mobile phone app that provides users with information about the latest University news and events. It links prospective students to application checklists and financial aid information.

on March 8, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Prof. Temme offers tax-time tips

Are you are scrambling to complete a tax return or resolving to make your return less difficult? Here are six tips to help making your filing easier from Professor of Accounting Kim Temme, MBA, CPA.

on March 7, 2012 by Janet Edwards

From races to readings, make plans to attend a Maryville event

There are plenty of opportunities in upcoming weeks to listen to nationally known leaders or celebrated authors, to race in support of a cause, to view art or listen to music with other Maryville alumni and friends. Race Against Violence on April 1 The 6th Annual Race Against Violence is themed “Stand Up, Speak Up,… Continue Reading

on March 6, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Two sets of Maryville University parents welcome Leap Day babies

The Maryville University campus celebrated the arrival of not one _ but two _ Leap Day babies born to University employees at Mercy Hospital St. Louis on Feb. 29.

on March 5, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Celebrating winter sports, as spring season gets underway

In its inaugural season as a program, the Maryville University wrestling squad sent three representatives to the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championship in Pueblo, Colo. First-year student Keenan Hagerty came up just one point short of winning. He became the first Saint to earn All-American wrestling honors. Meanwhile, the women’s basketball team won the Great Lakes Valley Conference before falling short against the In its inaugural NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament appearance, the Maryville women fell short against Ashland, the No. 2 Division II team in the country on March 9. Both teams got considerable outside notice for their strong showings in Division II play.

on February 14, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Student teaching opportunity provides adventures in Africa

Maryville University senior Kelsey Graczak is student teaching in an environment far removed from her classmates: in the African country of Burkina Faso. Her current teaching work there is her third visit to the African nation in the past year.

on February 13, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Dibble ’06,  turns youthful Internet interest into E-Marketing career When Jenny Dibble first tried out the Internet in seventh grade, she was hooked. She started coding websites by hand while she was still in high school, creating web pages for local churches, small businesses and schools. And when it was time to choose a college, Maryville… Continue Reading

on February 13, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Professor’s work comes full circle in the Philippines

Maryville University Assistant Professor of Studio Art Scott Angus is in the Philippines this week where he will meet the first child he photographed 13 years ago while volunteering for an international effort to fix facial deformities, including cleft palates. This year, recent Maryville graduate Megan Sparks, 21, applied and was accepted to the team. Sparks, of Creve Coeur, Mo., will train with Angus to take surgical photographs and document operations by some of the world’s top surgeons.

on February 12, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Runners and walkers encouraged to join Team Kids Rock Cancer

Alumni and friends of Maryville University are invited to join Team Kids Rock Cancer, a group of runners and walkers who will take part in GO! St. Louis events on April 14 and 15 to benefit a music therapy program for children battling cancer.

on February 11, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Kranzberg grant strengthens Maryville’s Jewish programs

Maryville University has been awarded a $7,500 grant from The Kranzberg Family Foundation, renewing the foundation’s support of University efforts to expand Jewish programming and develop ties between Jewish students, faculty and staff and the broader community.

on February 10, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Alumni and relatives invited to Dr. Seuss Birthday Party on Feb. 26

The School of Education’s birthday party in honor of famed children’s author Dr. Seuss promises to be a wonderful time for alumni, who are invited to attend with their children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews. Fun reading, art and science activities planned. Please RSVP now, as space is limited! (Details available by clicking through to the full story.)

on February 9, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Summer camps and programs at Maryville taking shape

Here’s a look at some of the summer camps and programs offered for children and teens at Maryville University, whether they want to play a sport, learn about sport business management, explore the arts, forensic science or LEGO robotics.

on February 8, 2012 by Janet Edwards

March brings noted author, celebrated musicians to campus

On March 11, Music at Maryville will present a concert of instrumental and vocal chamber music. On March 12, Maryville Talks Books will feature novelist Lisa See discussing her book, “Dreams of Joy.” Associate Professor of Music Peter Henderson is also continuing his wonderful concerts featuring Beethoven’s piano sonatas.

on February 7, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Maryville announces new athletics website; basketball hosts “Think Pink” game

Maryville University and its department of athletics have launched a new, official athletics website – Maryville University President Mark Lombardi said the new site promotes the University’s brand and reflects its growth and commitment to fans and alumni.

on January 17, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Alumni Profile

Class of  ’59 alum collects nativity sets that reflect her religion, time abroad Ica del Real Aquino, ’59 combines her deep Catholic faith and love of international travel in a unique collection. She owns more than 90 nativity scenes, many gathered from locations around the world. Aquino, a Maryland resident, has a host of different… Continue Reading

Father Richard Heman and students

on January 16, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Newman Center opens on campus

Maryville University has opened a Newman Center to better serve the spiritual needs of Catholic students. It’s part of an overall effort on campus to minister to students of all faith traditions. Recently, Father Richard Heman established an on-campus presence to celebrate liturgy, share his faith and guide retreats.

on January 15, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Members of Maryville community honored for teaching excellence

Three members of the Maryville University community have been recognized recently for their teaching abilities, whether creating a unique curriculum to bring a subject to life or by helping students gain new skills and understand new concepts through innovative classroom work.

on January 14, 2012 by Janet Edwards

Pohlman invited to England to weigh in on dissertation

Maryville University Associate Professor of Nuring Shawn Pohlman, RN, PhD, is heading to the University of Sheffield in England to be an examiner on a student’s dissertation there. The student’s work explores a topic similar to Pohlman’s own dissertation, researching the fathers of critically ill premature babies in intensive care.

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