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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 […]

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, […]

‘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. […]

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 […]

Nursing Graduates Pen Book

May 8, 2008

Senior nursing students step outside the typical hospital clinical environment for their community health course – often working with the most underserved people of the St. Louis region. This year, graduating students wrote a book chronicling their diverse experiences titled, “Our Walk … Our Community … Our Impact.” “The book really shows the array of […]

Calling The Kettle Gold

February 27, 2008

ST. LOUIS — A few days before St. Patrick’s Day, Maryville University’s School of Health Professions will help a homeless shelter bearing the saint’s name. Health Professions students and faculty will be at the Hilltop Village Schnucks on Olive Boulevard on March 14-15, participating in the 5th annual Pot O’ Gold Kettle Drive benefiting St. […]


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