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Student teaching opportunity provides adventures in Africa

Kelsey Graczak posing for a picture with a child

February 20, 2012

Maryville University senior Kelsey Graczak is student teaching in an environment far removed from her classmates:  in the African country of Burkina Faso. Her trip to teach there is her third visit to the African nation in the past year. The Affton resident first visited a little town called Yako during a missions trip last […]

Professor’s work comes full circle in the Philippines

This girl is one of many children Angus has photographed during his work with Uplift Internationale. Surgery on her face corrected a cleft palate.

February 19, 2012

Maryville University Assistant Professor of Studio Art Scott Angus traveled more than 8,000 miles to the Philippines in February where he will meet Romeo Ramirez, the first child he photographed 13 years ago while volunteering for an international effort to fix facial deformities, including cleft palates. Angus is looking forward to meeting Ramirez, now a […]

Kranzberg grant strengthens Maryville’s Jewish programs

February 9, 2012

ST. LOUIS  - Maryville University has been awarded a $7,500 grant from The Kranzberg Family Foundation, renewing the foundation’s support of  University efforts to expand Jewish programming and develop ties between Jewish students, faculty and staff and the broader community. Maryville University’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement Tom Eschen said the University is committed to strengthening interfaith […]

Maryville announces new athletics website

February 8, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University and its department of athletics have launched a new, official athletics website - maryvillesaints.com. Maryville partnered with SIDEARM Sports Inc. to create the latest exciting news and features for Saints Athletics. Maryville University President Mark Lombardi said the new site promotes the University’s brand and reflects its growth and commitment to […]

Maryville University opens Newman Center

Father Heman and students

January 27, 2012

Maryville University has opened a Newman Center to better serve the spiritual needs of Catholic students. It’s part of an overall effort on campus to minister to students of all faith traditions. The University also has eight different spiritual groups on campus, and various opportunities to link students to their faith communities. A Newman Center […]

One of the “Little Rock Nine” visits campus for MLK Jr. Celebration

January 19, 2012

Maryville University held a Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration called Lessons from Little Rock on Jan. 19, featuring a talk by Ernest Green about his experience as one of the “Little Rock Nine.” Green and eight other black students were the first to integrate Little Rock Central High School, following the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court […]

Maryville University announces addition of women’s swimming and diving for Fall 2013

January 19, 2012

Maryville University announced today that it will add women’s swimming and diving to its athletics mix for the academic year that begins in August 2013. “This marks the beginning of another exciting chapter in Maryville’s growth,” said Maryville University President Mark Lombardi, PhD.  “It will provide a new option for young women who are looking […]

Pohlman invited to England to weigh in on dissertation

January 18, 2012

Maryville University Associate Professor of Nuring Shawn Pohlman, RN, PhD, is heading to the University of Sheffield in England to be an examiner on a student’s dissertation there. Pohlman said she believes the university reached out to her because the student’s work explores a topic similar to Pohlman’s own dissertation, researching the fathers of critically […]

Maryville educators honored for teaching excellence

Karen Tabak

January 18, 2012

Three members of the Maryville University community have been recognized recently for their teaching abilities, whether creating a unique curriculum to bring a subject to life or by helping students gain new skills and understand new concepts through innovative classroom work. Associate Professor of Accounting and Economics Karen Tabak Maryville University Associate Professor of Accounting and […]

Maryville student Cao is honored with actuarial science scholarship

Minyu Cao

January 5, 2012

Maryville University student Minyu Cao has received a prestigious scholarship from The Actuarial Foundation. Cao, a St. Louis resident, has received the foundation’s Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship. Cao was the only student in the nation to be awarded the Robertson scholarship. The scholarship encourages the academic achievements of undergraduate students […]


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