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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 […]

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. […]

Nursing Program Hosts CCNE Accreditation Visit

November 9, 2009

Maryville University’s Nursing Program will host a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) site visit for an accreditation evaluation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program on Feb. 15, 16, and 17, 2010.  Third-party comments will be accepted by CCNE until Jan. 15, 2010. Please direct all comments to: Ms. Amanda Brownbridge Accreditation Assistant […]

School of Education Receives Saigh Foundation Grant

Sam Hausfather, PhD

October 9, 2009

Maryville University’s School of Education has received a $20,000 grant from the Saigh Foundation in St. Louis to develop a Young Scholars program in partnership with the Ferguson-Florissant School District. The project is designed to increase diversity among students in the district’s gifted education program. “This grant allows Maryville’s School of Education to build on […]

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Announced

September 3, 2009

Maryville University’s School of Health Professions has announced a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree will be offered beginning in January 2010. The initiation of such a program follows a recent decision of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to require educational institutions that prepare advanced practice nurses (nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, […]

Rehabilitation Counseling Program Receives $600,000 Grant

Barbara Parker, PhD, CRC, LCPC

September 3, 2009

Maryville University’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program has received a $600,000 grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Education. Stretching over a five-year period, the award will fund tuition traineeships and scholarship stipends equivalent to one year of graduate study for students. “This award demonstrates the excellence of our Rehabilitation Counseling Program, our […]

OT Program to Open New Labs

August 4, 2009

Maryville University plans to open three new occupational therapy labs and a classroom for the upcoming fall semester. Construction of the new facilities is underway in the Chapel Hill office building at Mason Road and I-64, near Maryville’s main campus in west St. Louis County. “The move helps us tremendously,” said Paula Bohr, PhD, OTR/L, […]

DeSanto Named Communication Program Director

July 22, 2009

Maryville University has announced that Barbara DeSanto, EdD, joined the College of Arts and Sciences on July 15, 2009, as director of the Communication Program and professor of communication.  Prior to coming to Maryville, she was a professor and chair of the mass media department at Washburn University in Topeka, Ks. “We are pleased to […]

Professor Featured in ‘History Detectives’ Episode

Steven Phipps, PhD

July 9, 2009

Steven Phipps, PhD, assistant professor of communication at Maryville University, will be featured in an upcoming episode of the popular PBS television program, History Detectives. Phipps, an expert in broadcast history, was asked to reveal the results of database and vintage newspaper searches, as well as discuss World War II journalism. The episode is scheduled […]

Gocial Named Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Tammy Gocial, PhD

July 8, 2009

Maryville University has announced that Tammy Gocial, PhD, has been named associate vice president for academic affairs. Gocial, who began her duties July 1, is responsible for adjunct faculty programming, evaluation and budgeting, directing the Graduate Policies Council, accreditation compliance and serving as liaison to various committees. She will also teach psychology and freshman seminar […]


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