2009 - Maryville University

Vets Attend Maryville Through Yellow Ribbon Program

Lisa Munch

December 18, 2009

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 […]

WEC Lake Saint Louis Location to Open in May

The Weekend & Evening College's new Lake Saint Louis location, opening in May

December 10, 2009

Maryville University has announced that 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. The municipal code amendment and special use permit process for […]

Kwame Building Group Endows Teaching Scholarship

December 8, 2009

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. “As student diversity has increased throughout Missouri’s schools, we are committed to doing […]

Kids Rock Cancer Shares First Song Recording

November 11, 2009

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: Faith Through My Weakness The new initiative, sponsored by […]

Nursing Program Hosts CCNE Accreditation Visit

November 9, 2009

Maryville University’s Nursing Program will host a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) site visit for an accreditation evaluation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program on Feb. 15, 16, and 17, 2010.  Third-party comments will be accepted by CCNE until Jan. 15, 2010. Please direct all comments to: Ms. Amanda Brownbridge Accreditation Assistant […]

New Members Named to Board of Trustees

October 22, 2009

Sr. C. Sheridan Smith, RSCJ, and two St. Louis business and community leaders, Earl Walker and Norman Eaker, have recently been elected to the Maryville University Board of Trustees. Walker is the founder and owner of Carr Lane Manufacturing and a number of subsidiaries. Eaker is principal and general partner at Edward Jones Company. Sr. […]

RCGA Selects Maryville as ‘Top 50’ Award Winner

October 21, 2009

Maryville University has been selected by the St. Louis Regional Commerce & Growth Association (RCGA) as a recipient of the “Greater St. Louis TOP 50 Businesses Shaping our Future” Award. The award is given to those institutions, companies and organizations that significantly contribute to the business community and make positive contributions to the community at […]

Symphony A to Z Program Cancelled

October 19, 2009

Maryville University and the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra regret to announce the cancellation of the 2009-2010 season of Symphony A to Z, an adult music education program. Stay tuned for further announcements regarding possible program alternatives.

‘Kids Rock Cancer’ Taps Healing Power of Music

Kristie Skor, Cynthia Briggs, Anita Kruse (of Purple Songs Can Fly) and Tom Eschen

October 14, 2009

Maryville University’s Music Therapy Program has begun a new initiative that helps children cope with their cancer diagnoses by tapping into the healing power of music. The innovative program, Kids Rock Cancer, works in concert with modern studio technology and each child’s own capacity for songwriting. “Music moves the human spirit in many rewarding, inspiring […]

School of Education Receives Saigh Foundation Grant

Sam Hausfather, PhD

October 9, 2009

Maryville University’s School of Education has received a $20,000 grant from the Saigh Foundation in St. Louis to develop a Young Scholars program in partnership with the Ferguson-Florissant School District. The project is designed to increase diversity among students in the district’s gifted education program. “This grant allows Maryville’s School of Education to build on […]