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The Art of Philanthropy

Sarah Loynd, a junior in the Art & Design program, is a firm believer that art can be a catalyst for social change.

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Maryville Announces Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Maryville University has established the Office of Diversity & Inclusion to provide strategic leadership in promoting a diverse campus community, create greater access to higher education among underrepresented student groups, and foster meaningful dialogues, programs and partnerships in support of academic excellence and inclusivity.

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Maryville Invests in Professional Development for Faculty

As part of an ongoing commitment to embrace emerging technologies and new ways of student learning, Maryville University will provide faculty with two weeks of paid professional development, beginning this academic year.

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Samantha Martin, ’15, Pays It Forward

Growing up wasn’t easy for Samantha Martin, ’15. The daughter of a teen mother and a father who fell in with the wrong crowd, the odds were stacked against her. Despite her difficult start, however, Martin persevered.

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After Marines and Maryville, Grad Finds New Role in Business

There was never any question what Kevin Ellis, ’15, would do after graduating from high school in 2004. The U.S. Marine Corps is woven into his family’s DNA. As much as military service seemed inevitable, Ellis always knew that college was also in his future.

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Model UN Team Advances Knowledge of Global Politics

Playing the role of South Korea during the 2015 Midwest Model UN Conference, Maryville’s young team garnered its first award. In it’s second competition, the team received an Honorable Mention for Best Delegation in the General Assembly Plenary Session.

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Jason Williams Receives Teaching Excellence Award

Jason Williams, EdD, assistant professor of sport business management in the John E. Simon School of Business at Maryville University, is a regional recipient of the 2015 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs presents the award to outstanding individuals who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom.

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Multicultural Scholars Program Fosters Global Family

The Multicultural Scholars Program is one way Maryville fosters these valuable opportunities—and at the same time provides access to a college education that might otherwise be out of reach.

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Maryville Reads Book Selection: Fahrenheit 451

The 2015-2016 Maryville Reads book selection is the classic, Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. Maryville Reads is a collaborative effort between the University Library, the Office of Multicultural Programs and the Division of Student Success.

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Major Role Models

While pursuing a doctorate in mathematics in the 1980s, Min Deng, PhD, was often the lone female in her classes, which were taught mostly by male professors. When she began teaching university classes in 1993, she was one of few women among her colleagues and students.

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