New Residence Hall Opens in Fall 2010

Maryville Hall

April 23, 2010

To meet growing enrollment needs, Maryville University has announced it will open a new student residence facility, Maryville Hall, in time for the fall 2010 semester.  Maryville Hall will provide about 250 students with a safe, comfortable environment featuring a wide array of amenities. Situated within walking distance of all campus buildings, Maryville Hall is […]

Two Master’s Programs Announced

April 20, 2010

Maryville University’s College of Arts and Sciences has announced two new master’s programs: The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and The Master of Arts in Strategic Communication and Leadership. “These two new programs, which we consider as companion programs, offer skills and knowledge that will be applicable for a wide array of professionals and […]

Anna Quindlen to Speak at Maryville

Anna Quindlen

April 20, 2010

Author Anna Quindlen will speak at Maryville University as part of the Maryville Talks Books series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, in the Auditorium. Quindlen’s latest book is Every Last One: A Novel. Admission is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by Left Bank Books. Quindlen is a best-selling […]

Kevin Carroll Named Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Dr. Nina Caldwell, Kevin Carroll, Tony Duckworth

April 14, 2010

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University has named Kevin Carroll as the new head men’s basketball coach. The Chattanooga, Tenn., native comes to Maryville from the Air Force Academy, an NCAA Division I institution, where he was assistant coach. “I am very humbled and extremely excited to be the new men’s basketball coach at Maryville University,” […]

Endowed Scholarship for Jewish Women Established

April 12, 2010

St. Louis – Maryville University has announced the establishment of the Irma Sue Macy “L’Dor V’Dor” Endowed Scholarship for Jewish women, made possible through a $600,000 gift from the late Irma Sue Macy. Translated from Hebrew, the scholarship name means “from generation to generation.” A Missouri native, Ms. Macy lived in St. Louis for many […]

2010-2011 St. Louis Speakers Series Announced

Howard Dean/Karl Rove

April 8, 2010

The St. Louis Speakers Series, presented by Maryville University, features an impressive lineup of authors, journalists and leaders for the 2010-2011 season, including political heavyweights Karl Rove and Howard Dean, who will take part in the series’ first-ever debate. Held at Powell Symphony Hall, the series begins on Oct. 5, 2010, with Fareed Zakaria, editor […]

Students Gain ‘Real World’ Insight from Business Mentors

John Lewington, PhD

March 31, 2010

Maryville business students have a unique opportunity in their career development tool belt. Since 2004, Maryville’s Simon School of Business has participated in the Regional Business Council (RBC) Higher Education Collaboration Mentor Network. The program was originally launched in 2003 in an effort by the RBC to retain new business talent in the St. Louis […]

New MBA Concentrations Announced

March 31, 2010

The John E. Simon School of Business has announced two new concentration options for MBA students: Sport and Entertainment Management Process and Project Management Four courses are required for completion of each MBA concentration. Available courses include: Sport and Entertainment Management Concentration Product Development in Sport and Entertainment Sponsorship and Promotion in Sport and Entertainment […]

Anita Kruse to Deliver Commencement Address

Anita Kruse, founder, Purple Songs Can Fly

March 23, 2010

Maryville University has announced that Anita Kruse, founder of the Houston-based Purple Songs Can Fly Project, will deliver the University’s commencement address on Saturday, May 1. Kruse has been described as a “rare blend of visionary artist and powerfully inspired performer.” “We’re delighted to welcome Anita Kruse back to Maryville University,” said President Mark Lombardi. […]

Nursing Program Receives $4.7 Million Grant

February 15, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Maryville University a three-year, $4.7 million grant to expand its nursing education program, beginning with the fall 2010 semester. While helping the nursing industry recover from critical shortages in both service and teaching staff, the funding will also provide targeted employment relief in the greater St. Louis area. […]