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Maryville University will enroll at least 4,100 students in August; Record high enrollment reflects 18% growth since 2007

August 21, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University President Mark Lombardi announced today that he expects a record high enrollment for fall semester 2012 with at least 4,100 students –an 18 percent increase from five years ago. Maryville will welcome its largest freshman class ever, expecting 400 traditional freshmen who will start their college careers. It will also […]

Maryville University’s Commencement Will Honor Some 900 Graduates

May 1, 2012

Maryville University President Mark Lombardi will confer academic degrees for hundreds of students during an outdoor spring commencement set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, on campus. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will move inside and students and guests will find updates on the University’s website. St. Louis Juvenile Judge Jimmie Edwards, […]

Maryville University students team up with National Blues Museum on downtown art project


April 27, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University students teamed up with the National Blues Museum to create a blues music mural in the windows of the Laurel Building, future site of the museum in downtown St. Louis. Maryville students with the support of artist Phil Jarvis painted their own designs onto the building’s massive 11′ by 5′ […]

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 and Lewis and Clark Community College Partner to Offer Music Students New Degree Opportunity

Louis Michael, music department coordinator at Lewis and Clark, gives a tour of a music lab to Cynthia Briggs, director of Maryville's music therapy program, and Soo-Jin Kwoun, associate professor of music therapy.

October 4, 2011

Maryville University’s School of Health Professions and Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, Ill, have established an exciting new academic partnership. With this affiliation, students completing an associate’s degree in music at Lewis and Clark can seamlessly transition into Maryville’s undergraduate program in music therapy. “We’re very excited about this partnership,” says Cynthia Briggs, […]

Students Inspired by Service Work in Guatemala

July 7, 2011

Rebecca von der Heyde, PhD, OTR/L, CHT, associate professor of occupational therapy, has traveled with her students to Guatemala on medical mission trips with the Guatemala Healing Hands Foundation for the past six years. This summer, however, she brought along additional Maryville companions. In partnership with Cynthia Briggs, PsyD, director of Maryville’s music therapy program, […]

Cibulka Honored with National APTA Fellowship

Michael Cibulka, PT, DPT, MHS, OCS

June 30, 2011

Michael T. Cibulka, PT, DPT, MHS, OCS, associate professor of physical therapy at Maryville University, has been elected a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The designation, the highest honor awarded by APTA, recognizes practitioners who attain exceptional professional excellence and who positively impact the profession. “This fellowship is a great […]

Music Therapy Program Partnership Announced

Cynthia Briggs, PsyD

May 11, 2011

Maryville University’s Music Therapy program has entered into an exciting new partnership with Saint Louis University (SLU) and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. The partnership will establish a music therapy program at the Saint Louis University Cancer Center where Maryville student interns and symphony musicians, as well as students from the Saint Louis University Fine […]

Kiener Named Director, Rehabilitation Services and Counseling Programs

Michael Kiener

April 21, 2011

Michael Kiener, PhD, CRC, associate professor, has been named director of the Maryville University Rehabilitation Services and Counseling programs. About 85 students are currently enrolled as undergraduate and graduate students in the programs. Kiener had previously served as interim director since last August, when Barbara Parker, then director, passed away suddenly. “It has been a […]

Maryville Receives $300,000 Grant for Teacher Education

Sam Hausfather, PhD

March 14, 2011

Maryville University has been awarded a two-year, $300,000 federal grant through the Missouri Department of Higher Education to develop Constructivist Early Childhood Science: Building Inquiring Minds, a program aimed at improving early childhood science education. The program will be coordinated through Maryville’s School of Education and College of Arts and Sciences. The grant partnership includes […]