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“The Look” in “The Library”

August 28, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Recognizing that library users in the 21st Century expect a blend of academic resources and modern amenities, the Maryville University Library is meeting these expectations with its newly renovated facility. “We want to make the Library more of a center for learning with faculty, staff and students working in a collaborative and […]

A Leader in Student Retention

August 22, 2007

According to statistics compiled by an independent organization in higher education, Maryville University ranks third among St. Louis universities in the retention and graduation of its students. During the 2006-07 academic year, Maryville’s retention rate for freshman to sophomore students was 81 percent and its graduation rate was 66 percent. These statistics, compiled by the […]

Safe Campus Recognized by Clery

August 20, 2007

Maryville University has earned a national Jeanne Clery Campus Safety Award from Security on Campus for its leadership in being one of six universities nationwide to host a two-day seminar that offered training on proper compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Maryville University is known for […]

Students Staying at Maryville

August 17, 2007

Many higher education experts believe retaining students in higher education may be more difficult than recruiting them in the first place. According to recent statistics released on August 17, 2007 by U.S. News and World Report, the retention rate fluctuates between 64 and 89 percent among the best universities in the Midwest. Maryville is ranked […]

U.S. News & World Report Endorses Maryville

August 8, 2007

U.S. News and World Report has gained the confidence of parents and families in the United States for knowing quality institutions of higher learning. Each year it ranks the top schools by region, based on 11 categories. In the most recent rankings, released August 17, Maryville University is ranked number 29 among private universities in […]

Maryville University to Host School Law Seminar

August 2, 2007

ST. LOUIS — In the St. Louis area, everyone prepares for the start of the school year in different ways. Students stock up on school supplies. Teachers decorate their classrooms. And for almost a quarter of a century, principals and superintendents have received updates on the latest legal issues facing school districts. That tradition continues […]

Fundraiser To Help Replace Stolen Van

August 2, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Having a broken neck as the result of a 1985 motorcycle accident that left him a quadriplegic has not prevented Steve Foelsch from taking command of his life. Now, his family and friends hope to put Foelsch literally in the driver’s seat by holding a fundraiser that will help pay for a […]

Fundraiser to Aid Sick Kids

July 19, 2007

Even on her worst day, Jessica Cooper realizes she is luckier than her young friend, Marina, who is 9 years old and suffers from acute lymphatic leukemia. Cooper of Perryville, a junior majoring in communication at Maryville University, has gotten to know Marina and her family over the past two years as Cooper has been […]

OT Graduates Garner Awards

July 17, 2007

Maryville University’s Occupational Therapy program recently held its 2007 awards ceremony, presenting awards to three students, all members of the Class of 2007 with master’s of science degrees in occupational therapy. Standing with Paula Bohr, Ph.D., OT, director of the University’s OT program (far left), are award recipients, left to right: Veronica Vaughn of O’Fallon, […]

Interns Finding Summer H-OK!

July 16, 2007

ST. LOUIS — To work among the best, you have to be the best. Two Maryville University art and design majors are proving that this summer through internships they secured at St. Louis architectural firm Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum (HOK). HOK is widely regarded nationally and internationally as one of the top firms in its […]


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