Maryville University will enroll at least 4,100 students in August; Record high enrollment reflects 18% growth since 2007

August 21, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University President Mark Lombardi announced today that he expects a record high enrollment for fall semester 2012 with at least 4,100 students –an 18 percent increase from five years ago. Maryville will welcome its largest freshman class ever, expecting 400 traditional freshmen who will start their college careers. It will also […]

Maryville University thanks Sigma-Aldrich for generous donations to enhance science labs

August 15, 2012

ST. LOUIS  –  Life science and technology company Sigma-Aldrich Corp. has generously supported Maryville University with about $200,000 worth of laboratory equipment and supplies over the last two years. Maryville University’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Candace Chambers, PhD, thanked Sigma-Aldrich for its contributions. “It allows us to do so much more […]

Ryan Howard Family Foundation helps children attend Maryville University’s Summer Robotics Program

August 1, 2012

 ST. LOUIS – Maryville University received a grant from the Ryan Howard Family Foundation providing about a dozen high-ability elementary school students from the St. Louis area free transportation to attend Maryville’s summer robotics program, which runs through Aug. 3.   Ryan Howard, the Philadelphia Phillies superstar, grew up in St. Louis and has a […]

Maryville University leads program to step up science education in St. Louis public schools

July 26, 2012

ST. LOUIS – It’s summer break, but dozens of St. Louis public school teachers are taking part in a Maryville University-led program to promote more scientific inquiry in early childhood education programs at three St. Louis public schools. They will be on site at the Missouri Botanical Garden from Monday, July 30, through Friday Aug. […]

Maryville students hone research skills at Shaw Nature Reserve

July 25, 2012

ST. LOUIS  – At the Shaw Nature Reserve, five Maryville University undergraduate students and Maryville Assistant Professor of Biology Kyra Krakos are conducting field research this month that could help scientists identify how changes in the region’s climate impact local plant communities. Students, led by Krakos, are wrapping plants in gauze-like fabric to help them […]

Maryville University receives $100,000 from Monsanto Fund; Grant will be used to spark teens’ interest in science

July 24, 2012

ST. LOUIS  – Educators at Maryville University will develop new approaches for teaching chemistry in high schools thanks to a generous $100,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company. The program, “Bubbles, Baubles and Beakers: Engaging High School Students in Scientific Inquiry through the Chemistry of Personal Products, Jewelry and […]

Veronica Hilyard, ’91, wins Ms. Missouri Senior pageant

July 10, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University alumna Veronica Hilyard, ’91, won the Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant in a July 8 competition at the Florissant Civic Center Theater, particularly impressing those in attendance when she sang Puccini’s famous aria “O Mio Babbino Caro.”  The pageant, held annually, celebrates the accomplishments of women over the age of 60. It […]

Maryville University receives “Top Workplace” honors

June 25, 2012

ST. LOUIS –The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has named Maryville University a “Top Workplace” for 2012 – making Maryville one of only 50 employers in the region to receive this recognition. Maryville University came in at No. 15 among medium-sized employers. Maryville students say high quality academics and a friendly, welcoming community make Maryville stand out. […]

American Physical Therapy Association honors Dean Gulas

June 20, 2012

ST. LOUIS – The American Physical Therapy Association has honored the Dean of Maryville University’s School of Health Professions Chuck Gulas with a national award recognizing his exceptional contributions to the association. Chuck Gulas, PhD, PT, received the Lucy Blair Service Award for 2012. His commitment to the physical therapy profession includes international work in […]

The St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer awards grant to Kids Rock Cancer

June 12, 2012

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer has awarded Maryville University $20,000 to assist with funding its Kids Rock Cancer program. The music therapy program offers children battling cancer or other blood disorders a session with a certified music therapist who helps them compose and record their own song on a CD. […]

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