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School of Education Earns Reaccreditation

May 20, 2009

Maryville University has announced that the School of Education has been reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is the professional accrediting organization for schools, colleges and departments of education in the United States. The review process requires external examination by professionals, teacher candidate performance assessments and evidence that the […]

Fister Receives National Design Recognition

Chery Fister, MFA

April 22, 2009

Cherie Fister, MFA, graphic and interactive design program director, has been honored with a Fellow Award by AIGA, the national association for professional designers. The Fellow award program recognizes designers who have made a significant contribution to the field and to their local or regional design community. In the 20-year history of the chapter, Fister […]

Interior Design Student Wins National Contest

Katherine Conti presented with a check and prototype of her winning screen design

March 30, 2009

The Maryville University Art & Design building hummed with excitement recently as Katherine Conti, senior interior design student, was surprised in class with news of her winning entry in a national design contest. Sponsored by Kimball Office, company representatives awarded $5,000 to Conti, along with an all-expense paid trip to Chicago in June for the […]

School of Education Hosts Literacy Workshop

Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D.

March 19, 2009

Maryville University’s School of Education will host a literacy workshop for educators on Tuesday, July 7. Featured speaker Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D., professor of literacy education at Kent State University, will lead a highly interactive session titled, “Motivating Struggling Readers.” Rasinski will demonstrate how teachers can integrate word work, fluency and comprehension instruction. The workshop will […]

‘Faces of Caring’ Nursing Photo Exhibit Opens

March 19, 2009

Maryville University School of Health Professions and the Omicron Iota chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International will unveil a juried photography display, “Faces of Caring: Nurses at Work,” at a reception on 7 p.m., April 3, in Donius University Center on Maryville’s campus. The exhibit will continue through May 13. “This important exhibit shows nurses […]

Unterberg Named Director of Physical Therapy Program

March 9, 2009

St. Louis, Mo. — Michelle Unterberg, PT, DHS, has been named director of the Physical Therapy Program at Maryville University, effective June 1, 2009.  Unterberg, associate professor of physical therapy, joined Maryville as academic coordinator of clinical education for physical therapy in 2000. Prior to coming to Maryville, she was director of rehabilitation at St. […]

Bob Schieffer to Deliver Commencement Address at Maryville University

February 17, 2009

St. Louis, Mo. – Bob Schieffer, CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent and long-time moderator of the network’s Sunday morning program Face the Nation, will be the commencement speaker at Maryville University on Saturday, May 2, 2009.  Schieffer will be honored with a doctorate of humane letters during the ceremony. “The entire Maryville community is honored […]

Maryville Professor Featured on ‘History Detectives’

Steven Phipps, PhD

February 6, 2009

Steven Phipps, Ph.D., assistant professor of Communication at Maryville University, will be featured in an upcoming episode of the popular PBS television program History Detectives. Lion Television, producers of the program, recenty videotaped an interview with Phipps in New York. The segment involves the story of Iva Toguri, accused of being WWII radio propagandist “Tokyo Rose.” […]

Maryville, Missouri Baptist Collaborate on Nursing Degree Program

September 17, 2008

In a remarkable academic collaboration, more than 35 registered nurses plan to earn their BSN degree from Maryville University in classes held at their place of work, Missouri Baptist Medical Center. The RN-BSN onsite program is a new joint project between Maryville University and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Books, supplies and faculty are transported to […]

Alum Receives AMA Physician’s Scholarship

August 29, 2008

Dominic Sanford, ’05, a fourth-year medical student at University of Missouri-Columbia, has received an American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship. The award recognizes Sanford as among the best of next-generation physicians and as someone committed to making a difference in the medical profession. Sanford graduated Summa Cum Laude from Maryville University with a bachelor’s […]


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