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Maryville University and Shakespeare Festival Honor Local Educator

May 27, 2014

[St. Louis, Mo.] – Lee Anne Mathews, director of theater at Crossroads College Preparatory School, has been selected as the Maryville University Shakespeare Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made by Rick Dildine, artistic and executive director of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis and Catherine Baer, dean of the School of Education at Maryville University. […]

Maryville Honored with NCAA Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence

May 26, 2014

[St. Louis, Mo.] – Maryville University student-athletes have once again proved their strong achievements extend beyond athletics into academics. For the second consecutive year, Maryville has been honored with the NCAA Division II Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence. Maryville University was recognized for graduating 93 percent of its student athletes. The national four-year average is […]

‘Spirit of Maryville’ Celebrates Leadership and Commitment

May 20, 2014

The inaugural Spirit of Maryville Dinner held recently celebrated more than 140 years of generous philanthropy and visionary leadership. The collective energies of numerous groups and programs that help guide and support the University were recognized and annual Alumni Awards were presented to those who exemplify the highest standards of Maryville’s motto, “Excellence in all […]

Maryville University Names Marcia Sullivan Vice President for Integrated Marketing & Communications

April 21, 2014

[St. Louis, Mo.]—Marcia (‘Marci’) Sullivan has been appointed vice president of Maryville University’s newly reorganized Office of Integrated Marketing & Communications, effective June 1. Sullivan will be responsible for all major branding, marketing and communications initiatives for the University. “Marcia Sullivan brings a wealth of corporate and higher education experience to this position,” said President […]

Fister Named Interim Dean for College of Arts and Sciences

March 31, 2014

Maryville University has announced that Cherie Fister, MFA, director of the Graphic and Interactive Design program, will serve as interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2014-2015 academic year. Her appointment is effective June 1. She replaces Candace Chambers, PhD, who will return to a full-time faculty position with Maryville. “We […]

Lewington Named Interim Dean for John E. Simon School of Business

March 19, 2014

Maryville University has announced that John Lewington, PhD, associate dean of the John E. Simon School of Business and professor of marketing and management, will serve as interim dean of the School for the 2014-2015 academic year. His appointment is effective June 1. Pam Horwitz, PhD, current and longtime Simon School of Business dean, has […]

Maryville University Leads $1.4 Million Math Partnership Grant

February 20, 2014

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has awarded Maryville University, the St. Louis Public Schools, and area nonpublic schools a $1.4 million St. Louis Mathematics Partnership Initiative grant designed to improve mathematics achievement among young students. The program seeks to achieve this goal by increasing the mathematics content knowledge and teaching skills of […]

Maryville Names Catherine Bear Dean of Education

February 18, 2014

ST. LOUIS–Maryville University has named Associate Professor of Education Catherine Bear Dean of Maryville’s School of Education  after conducting a national search.  Her appointment is effective June 1. Bear will succeed Sam Hausfather, who is retiring after serving as dean for the past eight years. “We are delighted that Dr. Cathy Bear has accepted the […]

Maryville University Named No. 1 Overperforming University for Second Year in a Row

December 12, 2013

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University of St. Louis has been named the No. 1 overperforming university in the nation for the second year in a row as cited by U.S. News & World Report. Experts at U.S. News & World Report looked at data from the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2014, then […]

Maryville collaborates with Pujols Foundation to provide music therapy for young adults with Down Syndrome

November 22, 2013

ST. LOUIS–Fifteen young adults with Down Syndrome in the St. Louis area are benefitting from music therapy thanks to a unique partnership between Maryville University and the Pujols Family Foundation. Last summer representatives of the Pujols Foundation connected with Cynthia Briggs, Director of the Maryville Music Therapy program, to start discussions about starting a music […]


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