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Erskine Bowles to Deliver Commencement Address

March 18, 2015

[St. Louis, Mo.] — Erskine Bowles, co-founder of the Campaign to Fix the Debt and former co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, will deliver the 2015 Commencement Address at Maryville University. Bowles will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during the ceremony. Maryville University’s commencement will be held at 10 […]

Range of Summer Opportunities Offered for Youth

March 9, 2015

Maryville University offers a wide range of exciting summer camp opportunities for children and teens. Students can explore their interests in art and design, athletics, digital media, robotics, sport business management and more. Saints Soccer Camp Students will spend a week with Maryville University head soccer coaches learning fundamental technical and tactical elements of soccer […]

Young Scholars Program Receives Significant Emerson Gift

February 25, 2015

[St. Louis, Mo.]—Maryville University’s Young Scholars program has received funding to ensure its continued success over the next four years through a $200,000 gift from Emerson. The Maryville program is designed to increase participation by minority and low-income youth in gifted programs. Now in its fifth year, the Young Scholars program identifies the top 10 […]

Maryville University to Host Dana Levin as Distinguished Writer-in-Residence

February 16, 2015

[St. Louis, Mo.]— Maryville University has announced award-winning poet Dana Levin will become the University’s first-ever Distinguished Writer-in-Residence, beginning in Fall 2015.  Levin’s appointment coincides with academic program revisions in the humanities and English to reflect a stronger focus on creative writing. “I couldn’t be happier that Dana Levin is joining us as Maryville’s first […]

Grant Partnership Aims to Increase Diversity in STEM fields

February 12, 2015

[St. Louis, Mo.]—Women, minorities, and those from low-income areas have traditionally been underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Through a new grant partnership, Maryville University and Monsanto Fund will address this problem by sparking student interest in the career fields from an early age. Maryville University has been awarded a one-year, $124,995 […]

Fister Named Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

February 12, 2015

Cherie Fister, MFA [St. Louis, Mo.] —Maryville University has announced that Cherie Fister, MFA, will serve as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective June 1. Fister has served as interim dean since June 2014. “Cherie’s experience as a past program director, associate dean and interim dean clearly provides her with the experience […]

Maryville Announces Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship

February 6, 2015

Maryville University has announced the Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholarship, a new financial aid opportunity for incoming freshman. The scholarship serves undergraduate, academically strong students from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education. “Donald Suggs’ life is a testimony to the intellectual energy and passion possessed by all the citizens of St. Louis,” said President Mark […]

Griswold Named Dean of John E. Simon School of Business

January 22, 2015

[St. Louis, Mo.]—Melissa Griswold, PhD, has been named dean of Maryville University’s John E. Simon School of Business. Griswold, who currently serves as director of the financial services program and associate professor of finance, is an experienced and innovative leader in higher education. Griswold steps into her new leadership role on June 1, following the […]

Maryville University to Host ‘Media Now STL’ Summer Program for High School Students

January 20, 2015

[St. Louis, Mo]—Maryville University will partner with Media Now STL to host the organization’s fifth annual digital media summer camp, June 21 – 24, 2015. More than than 200 high school journalists are expected to attend Media Now STL on Maryville’s west St. Louis County campus. “Media Now is a nationally-known program for high school […]

Maryville Named a 2015 Best Value College by Kiplinger’s

December 20, 2014

[ST. LOUIS, MO]—Maryville University has been recognized as a Best Value College by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance for the fourth consecutive year. Maryville is cited consistently in the magazine’s annual Best Value Colleges rankings for providing outstanding academics at an affordable cost. “Maryville delivers an excellent education to thousands of students each year,” says President Mark […]