Maryville Talks Books to host former Presidential candidate Bradley, entertainer Vanessa Williams

Bill Bradley

April 25, 2012

Maryville Talks Books, a signature author series from Maryville University, has a strong lineup featuring five books and their authors in May and June. Upcoming author events include actress and singer Vanessa Williams and her mother, Helen Williams, on Thursday, May 10, at Christ Church Cathedral. They will talk about their mother-daughter bond and how Vanessa Williams overcame […]

Judge Jimmie M. Edwards to speak at Maryville University’s Commencement

Judge Jimmie M. Edwards

April 16, 2012

ST. LOUIS  –  Maryville University President Mark Lombardi announced today that the Honorable Jimmie M. Edwards of St. Louis will speak at the University’s Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, on campus. Judge Edwards will also receive Maryville University’s John E. Simon Civic Service Award, named in honor of the late St. Louis […]

Maryville University to take part in state-wide Graduate Education Week

April 13, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University will mark Graduate Education Week from April 21-28 with a variety of events designed to raise awareness about opportunities provided by graduate education. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has issued a proclamation in honor of Graduate Education Week 2012, saying Missouri graduate programs are preparing more than 60,900 master’s and doctoral […]

Maryville receives national recognition for service work

March 26, 2012

ST. LOUIS — Maryville University has been selected for the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the third consecutive year from the U.S. Department of Education and the Corporation for National and Community Service. “Maryville takes great pride in being named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll,” said Maryville […]

Maryville mourns social work leader and alum Bierdeman-Fike, `44

March 20, 2012

ST. LOUIS — The Maryville University community mourns the death of Jane Bierdeman-Fike, ’44, who was a nationally  influencial social worker. She was known for her work helping the mentally ill, for educating others in her field and for her commitment to social justice. She died at age 89 on March 13, 2012, at Boone Hospital […]

Maryville launches mobile app for convenient campus connection


March 19, 2012

ST. LOUIS   — Maryville University has released a new mobile phone app that links prospective students to application checklists and financial aid information.It also provides users with the information about the latest University news and events. Maryville University’s interactive media team manages the effort. An iPhone version and Android version are both available. The app […]

Men’s roller hockey will head to Utah for Nationals

March 15, 2012

A squad of dedicated hockey players are making a name for themselves _and having a lot of fun_ as Maryville University’s Roller Hockey Club. The club sport is only in its second year, but the squad is heading to the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championships from April 11-15 in Salt Lake City, Utah, after winning […]

Tornado recovery work in Joplin, Habitat for Humanity near Pensacola: Maryville students go on alternative spring break

March 2, 2012

ST. LOUIS — Nearly 30 Maryville University students are taking part in alternative spring break activities this week, where they’ll engage in service projects to make a difference. A group of 14 students will travel to Joplin, Mo., to assist with tornado recovery work. They will partner with a church and help how they are most needed, whether taking […]

From sports to science, Maryville offers wide range of fun summer camps and programs


February 29, 2012

Maryville University offers a variety of fun and interesting summer camps for children and programs for teens. Here’s a look at some of what’s being offered on campus this summer. Summer Arts Institute The Summer Arts Institute Middle and High School Program offers fine arts instruction and experience for students who have completed grades 6 […]

Student teaching opportunity provides adventures in Africa

Kelsey Graczak posing for a picture with a child

February 20, 2012

Maryville University senior Kelsey Graczak is student teaching in an environment far removed from her classmates:  in the African country of Burkina Faso. Her trip to teach there is her third visit to the African nation in the past year. The Affton resident first visited a little town called Yako during a missions trip last […]