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New Doctoral Program in Higher Education Begins Fall 2011

Education Hooding

February 4, 2011

Beginning in the Fall 2011 semester, Maryville University’s School of Education will offer its second doctoral concentration—the Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership program. The program is created for working professionals who desire to build their skills in college and university leadership, administration and teaching. Applications for the degree program are currently being accepted […]

Dean Gulas Returns to Haiti

January 5, 2011

Charles Gulas, PhD, dean of the School of Health Professions was in Haiti when a devastating earthquake rocked the country on Jan. 12, 2010. As of Jan. 3, Gulas is back in Haiti for three weeks to work in the city of Deschappelles at Hôpital Albert Schweitzer (HAS). This marks his fourth trip to Haiti.  […]

School of Health Professions Receives $325,000 Grant to Increase Nursing Program Retention


December 9, 2010

The Missouri Foundation for Health has awarded Maryville University a four-year, $325,000 grant to help increase the retention rate of non-traditional students in the School of Health Professions Nursing Program in The Weekend & Evening College. The funding comes through MFH’s Health Care Workforce program to alleviate shortages of healthcare professionals. The primary focus of […]

Dean of School of Education weighs in on newly released NCATE recommendations

November 18, 2010

Yesterday, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), one of the most widely recognized and influential organizations in education in the United States, issued a press release summarizing the recommendations from a panel of experts from around the country. The bottom line: our education system needs teachers better equipped for teaching, and […]

RCGA Names Maryville University as ‘Top 50′ Award Winner

November 1, 2010

Maryville University has been selected by the St. Louis Regional Commerce & Growth Association (RCGA) as a recipient of the 2010 Greater St. Louis TOP 50 Businesses Shaping our Future Award. This marks the second consecutive year Maryville has been recognized as a leader. The award is presented to institutions, companies and organizations that significantly […]

Dean Hausfather Named to National Education Commission

Sam Hausfather, PhD

September 22, 2010

Sam Hausfather, PhD, dean of the School of Education at Maryville University, has been appointed to a national advisory group that will assist the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in improving clinical teacher preparation programs that are critical to the enhancement of the nation’s K-12 schools. “Maryville has long enjoyed an outstanding […]

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 […]

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 […]

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