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Athletics Approved for NCAA Division II Provisional Year

July 12, 2010

Maryville University has been granted permission by the NCAA to advance to the Provisional Year, the final step and last year before Maryville’s 17 intercollegiate teams are fully reclassified from Division III to Division II. Maryville successfully completed Candidacy Year Two in 2009-10 and was recently invited to enter the final provisional year. The University’s […]

Teaching and Learning Conference Registration Opens


June 30, 2010

The Dr. Mary Ellen Finch Center for Teaching and Learning¬† at Maryville University will present its 2nd Annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL ) Working Conference, “Integrating the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning into Academic Culture,” on Oct. 1-2. Online registration is now open. For more information, visit the conference website. Keynote speakers for […]

Partnership with St. Louis Women’s Chorale Announced

June 30, 2010

Maryville University has announced an artistic agreement with the St. Louis Women’s Chorale that establishes a unique community collaboration and creates outreach opportunities for both partners. The St. Louis Women’s Chorale will serve as ensemble-in-residence at Maryville University, while retaining its independent, not-for-profit status. Maryville will provide rehearsal and performance space. In addition, the University […]

Maryville, STLCC Partner in Health Professions Programs

Maryville University President Mark Lombardi, (right) and St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley President Marcia Pfeiffer

June 29, 2010

Through a new academic partnership, students in the deaf communications studies program at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley can seamlessly complete a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation services at Maryville University. The two institutions now offer a program in which students who complete an associate degree in deaf communications studies/interpreter education at STLCC-Florissant Valley can transfer […]

Civic Education Partnership is Model of Success

Alden Craddock, PhD, (left) on the air with Radio Tanger

June 17, 2010

Alden Craddock, PhD, recently traveled to Morocco to complete a three-year, Civic Education Partnership Initiative (CEPI) project between Maryville University and the Moroccan Center for Civic Education. During the project, teachers developed lesson plans focused on principles of democracy. During his visit, Craddock, associate vice president and director of Maryville’s Center for Civic Engagement and […]

Maryville Recognized for Community Service Efforts


June 9, 2010

Maryville University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes institutions of higher education for their commitment to and achievement in community service. More than 1,400 Maryville students engaged in community service activities during the 2009-2010 academic year, logging nearly 18,800 total hours. “Inclusion on the honor roll is […]

Walker Gift for School of Health Professions Building Announced

Rendering of Walker Hall

May 10, 2010

Maryville University has announced that a new building for its School of Health Professions will be named “Earl E. and Myrtle E. Walker Hall” after the longtime philanthropists and founders of Carr Lane Manufacturing Company in St. Louis. The honor is in recognition of a major gift from the Walkers. News of the Walkers’ gift, […]

Anita Kruse – Commencement Remarks

May 1, 2010

Prepared Remarks of Anita Kruse Founder, Purple Songs Can Fly Project Houston, Texas Maryville University Commencement Saturday, May 1, 2010¬† Congratulations Maryville Graduates!! Thank you President Lombardi, the Board of Trustees, and all of the wonderful people at Maryville for inviting me here today. I am truly honored. I play the piano. For those of […]

Maryville Holds 137th Commencement

May 1, 2010

[Read the full text of the address by Anita Kruse here.] Watch Graduation   Photos From Graduation Maryville University honored the achievement of more than 800 graduates at the conclusion of the 2009-2010 academic year. The University’s 137th commencement exercises were held Saturday, May 1, in an outdoor ceremony on campus. Anita Kruse, founder of […]

Dining Facility, Gander Hall Expansion Planned

Rendering of proposed dining facility

April 26, 2010

Maryville University plans to expand its dining facilities in order to enhance services for students, as well as to provide a more central gathering place for the campus community. Construction of the new dining facility will take place in conjunction with the renovation of Gander Hall, which houses administrative offices, the student service center and […]