2008 - Maryville University

Medart Lecture Series to Feature Authors

December 15, 2008

The historic women’s movement in America, the role of major league sports in society and the impact of technology on language are featured topics of the 13th annual Medart Lecture Series at Maryville University. A faculty colloquium of finished and current research projects will launch the spring semester series. “Medart Series lecturers have all contributed […]

Maryville Instructor Named Olin Cup Finalist

Kristin Edmonds

December 11, 2008

As one of five finalists in the Olin Cup Competition for entrepreneurs, it’s the home stretch for Kristin Edmonds, M.M., M.A., CCC, co-owner of Mindfull Games, an educational word game company. Edmonds, an adjunct music therapy instructor at Maryville University, entered her business in the competition last spring. Two winners will be announced in February. […]

New Optometry Partnership Announced

December 9, 2008

Maryville University has announced a new partnership with The College of Optometry at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The collaboration, called the 3+4 Program, allows students to obtain a bachelor of science degree from Maryville University and a doctorate in optometry from UMSL in seven years rather than eight. The program will be available to […]

Author Ken Robinson to Speak at Maryville

Ken Robinson

December 5, 2008

Ken Robinson, internationally-acclaimed author and inspirational lecturer on the creative challenges facing leaders in business and education, will discuss and sign his latest book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, at Maryville University, beginning at 7 p.m. on Jan. 15. Robinson’s visit is co-sponsored by Maryville University Library and Left Bank Books. A […]

Whitney R. Harris to Receive Honorary Degree

December 5, 2008

Maryville University will hold both morning and afternoon convocations to honor doctoral candidates in the School of Education on Saturday, Dec. 13. During the later ceremony, Whitney R. Harris, JD, longtime proponent of international justice, will be presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. Beginning at 10 a.m., a cohort of 21 doctoral candidates […]

Marty Parkes To Oversee Marketing and Community Relations

December 5, 2008

Maryville University┬áhas announced that Marty Parkes, a nationally-recognized public relations expert, has joined the University as Associate Vice President of Marketing and Community Relations. His duties include oversight and leadership of University public relations, branding and advertising, publications, and the University’s Web site at http://www.maryville.edu/. The appointment of Parkes is the most recent strategic move […]

Maryville Symphony Orchestra Debuts

December 1, 2008

Maryville Symphony Orchestra will perform its debut concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8 in the Auditorium at Maryville University. Under the direction of Wendy J. Lea the orchestra will perform “The Barber of Seville – Overture,” by Gioacchino Rossini; “Lady Radnor’s Suite,” by Charles Hubert Hastings Parry; and Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Symphony […]

Design Student Named Scholarship Finalist

November 17, 2008

Laura Nibberich, a senior interior design student at Maryville University, has been selected as a national finalist in the prestigious 2008 Gensler Brinkmann Scholarship competition. The fund awards annual scholarships to outstanding students from a Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) school. As one of three finalists chosen from a field of 80 submissions, Nibberich […]

Panel to Discuss Presidential Election ’08

October 9, 2008

A roundtable panel of political experts from area universities will discuss “Election ’08: Presidential Politics and Predictions,” beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Maryville University Auditorium. Co-sponsors of the event are Maryville University and the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis. Media sponsors are the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and KWMU-FM. HEC-TV […]

Maryville Joins GLVC Athletic Conference

October 9, 2008

Great Lakes Valley Conference Presidents voted on October 7, 2008, to accept the Faculty Athletics Representatives’ unanimous recommendation that Maryville University be admitted into the conference. Maryville will become a voting member on November 1, 2008, and will begin GLVC competition during fall 2009. “The Great Lakes Valley Conference is pleased to welcome Maryville University […]