2007 - Maryville University

Actuarial Science Majors Figure to be Successful

December 19, 2007

ST. LOUIS — After taking a seven-hour aptitude test which told him he should choose a career dealing with numbers, Maryville University senior Adam Bates decided to become an actuary. Now, Bates of Chesterfield is preparing to finish his final semester in Maryville’s Actuarial Science program, and is completing an internship with Berkley Medical Excess […]

Freshmen Cap Semester Project with Toy Drive

December 18, 2007

ST. LOUIS — According to The Encyclopedia of Homeless by David Levinson, there are at least 1.35 million homeless children living in America at some point during any given year. These children are often without food and are much more prone to disease than other children. As the father of a 7-year-old son, Jack Bennett, […]

Arnold student wants to help others be more independent

December 13, 2007

Arnold resident Crystal Rosner, 23, is a strong proponent of progress. More than metropolitan modernization and technology, Rosner is concerned with the progress of individuals. As an occupational therapy student at Maryville University, Rosner said she is interested in seeing people decrease their dependence on others.”It’s just being able to help people be more independent,” […]

Maryville Employee and His Wife Foster Spirit of Giving

December 12, 2007

ST. LOUIS — With the holiday season in full gear, Jerry Hughey, assistant director of the physical plant at Maryville University, will delight children of University employees with his portrayal of Santa Claus. There is another group of children already aware of the generosity of Hughey and his wife, Cheryl. These children know what it’s […]

Education Club Brightens Holidays for Schoolchildren

December 12, 2007

ST. LOUIS — As the first semester of Maryville University’s 2007-08 academic year comes to an end, the University’s yearlong “Maryville Reads…One Book…One Community” program, with its featured book, The Freedom Writers Diary, continues to inspire intellectual debate and a spirit of philanthropy throughout the campus community. Students, faculty and staff from across academic disciplines […]

Kaldi’s Coffeehouse ‘Brewing’ on campus

December 11, 2007

Changes are brewing at Maryville University and they’re coming in both caffeinated and decaffeinated forms as a Kaldi’s Coffeehouse will open on campus in Spring 2008. The business will be located in the space now occupied by the Kresge Lobby and the Morton J. May Art Gallery, adjacent to the University Library. “The addition of […]

Bruzzini Using Grant to Aid City Teachers

December 5, 2007

ST. LOUIS — A Maryville University faculty member has received one of seven outreach grants awarded nationally by the American Association of Anatomists (AAA). The $3,000 matching grant will allow Kristen Bruzzini, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biology, to teach innovative ways of anatomy instruction to eight St. Louis City high school science teachers and […]

Project Makes Education Majors “Street Smart”

December 5, 2007

ST. LOUIS — The term “street smart” has taken on a whole new meaning for sophomores in Maryville University’s School of Education. As part of their School and Society class, the students completed an in-depth project in which they researched and became familiar with an entire street in St. Louis. They worked on the project […]

Gallery Exhibit to Focus on Photography

November 28, 2007

ST. LOUIS — The art of photography can be a very moving experience, both for the photographer and the viewer. For Sarah Zickler of St. Louis, a senior studio art major at Maryville University, creating these visual works is a satisfying and rewarding experience. Beginning December 2 and running through January 10, Zickler will showcase […]

Biochem Program To Add Elements of Success for Students

November 26, 2007

ST. LOUIS — To complement its existing programs in biology and chemistry and to supply demand in a burgeoning career field, Maryville University is launching a new bachelor of science major in biochemistry, which will become effective with the start of the 2008 Fall Semester. “Knowledge and career opportunities in the field of biochemistry are […]