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Baker On Menu Of Commencement Speakers

April 27, 2007

Student speakers at university graduation ceremonies often are chosen based solely on academic performance. Corey Baker of Washington, Mo., will speak at Maryville University’s Commencement on Saturday, May 5, because of his work in the classroom and his involvement in the Maryville community. “I was able to keep my life very balanced socially and academically, […]

Maryville Names New Director of Athletics

April 27, 2007

Maryville University has named Tony Duckworth (pictured) as its new director of athletics. The sixth person to hold this position in Maryville’s history, Duckworth begins his new duties June 4. He replaces Linda Anderson, who resigned earlier this year but who will continue in the job through the end of May. “I am humbled that […]

Golf Team Going To Nationals

April 25, 2007

Maryville University’s men’s golf team has received an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships, to be held May 15-18, in Carmel, Ind. The team earned the bid by posting a three-round score of 899 to claim the 2007 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Championship, a title that has eluded the […]

Leaders Of Tomorrow

April 23, 2007

ST. LOUIS – Fifteen Maryville University students have been inducted into the University’s Keith Lovin Institute for Leadership and Values for the 2007-08 academic year. The students, or fellows, were selected based on their leadership ability and potential, appreciation for community service and effective communication, said Scott Geer, graduate assistant for the Institute. The Institute […]

Tree Planting Ceremony Set

April 23, 2007

ST. LOUIS – A tree planting ceremony in memory of Maryville University student Tony Vricella, who died in February, will take place at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 26, on the walkway between Duchesne and Mouton residence halls. A tree also will be planted in memory of physics faculty member Michael Johnson, Ph.D., who passed away […]

Meet Me At State Fair

April 23, 2007

ST. LOUIS – In the art world, as in life, being considered one of the best never gets old. “It is always gratifying to be selected; it is, in a sense, a vote of confidence,” says Nancy Rice, director of Maryville University’s art and design, and studio art programs, who is renowned throughout the United […]

Students, Colleagues Remember Michael Johnson

April 23, 2007

ST. LOUIS – Somewhere, Dr. Michael Johnson is looking down; his eyes and smile twinkling as brightly as the stars he discussed with great passion, humor and reverence in his classroom. Dr. Johnson, 57, a lecturer of physics at Maryville University, died suddenly on Friday, April 13, 2007. He had served on the Maryville faculty […]

OT Major To Participate In National Conference

April 16, 2007

Jamie Van Dillen will get a glimpse of her professional future in April when she serves as a page for the Representative Assembly of the American Occupational Therapy Association at the AOTA’s annual conference in St. Louis. “I was so excited when they called me with the news,” said Van Dillen of St. Charles, a […]

Branching Out to Beautify Environment

April 11, 2007

Being a college student, Maryville University sophomore Susan Rohan uses her share of paper for class assignments, research projects and term papers. Rohan thinks it’s only fair, therefore, that she spends several hours a month volunteering to help replenish the original source of that paper. Rohan of Fenton, a physical therapy major at Maryville, donates […]

Service Club Helping Displaced Kids

April 11, 2007

Helping to ease, in a small way, the trauma of children removed from their homes due to domestic violence is the aim of a St. Louis organization, Project Backpack. During April, Maryville University’s Community Service Club is assisting Project Backpack by collecting donated items from faculty, staff and students that would fit in a backpack. […]


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