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Gardner named to executive committee of the National Association for Campus Activities

May 21, 2012

The National Association for Campus Activities recently announced Maryville’s Assistant Director of Student Involvement Brian Gardner ’03, ’07 will serve as Vice Chair for Programs to its Board of Directors. Gardner separately has been promoted at Maryville, and officially becomes the University’s Director of Student Involvement June 1. Gardner’s commitment to making Maryville a vibrant […]

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Maryville to dedicate Cookie and T.R. Potter Jr. Hall

May 17, 2012

Maryville University will hold a dedication ceremony for its newest residence hall at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 18, in honor of Cookie and T.R. Potter Jr. The building’s name recognizes Maryville alumna and former trustee Marguerite “Cookie” Potter-Feinberg and her late husband T. Randolph Potter Jr. The University purchased the former Courtyard Marriott hotel […]

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Dana Brown Charitable Trust supports Maryville’s Young Scholars Program

May 9, 2012

ST. LOUIS  – The Dana Brown Charitable Trust, U.S. Bank Trustee, has awarded a two-year, $100,000 grant to fund an expansion of Maryville University’s Young Scholars Program, whose leaders nurture academic potential in students historically underrepresented in gifted education programs. Maryville’s Young Scholars Program works with academically talented students at Peabody Elementary School in the […]

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Maryville University’s Commencement Will Honor Some 900 Graduates

May 1, 2012

Maryville University President Mark Lombardi will confer academic degrees for hundreds of students during an outdoor spring commencement set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, on campus. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will move inside and students and guests will find updates on the University’s website. St. Louis Juvenile Judge Jimmie Edwards, […]

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Maryville University students team up with National Blues Museum on downtown art project

April 27, 2012

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ST. LOUIS – Maryville University students teamed up with the National Blues Museum to create a blues music mural in the windows of the Laurel Building, future site of the museum in downtown St. Louis. Maryville students with the support of artist Phil Jarvis painted their own designs onto the building’s massive 11′ by 5′ […]

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Maryville Talks Books to host former Presidential candidate Bradley, entertainer Vanessa Williams

April 25, 2012

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Maryville Talks Books, a signature author series from Maryville University, has a strong lineup featuring five books and their authors in May and June. Upcoming author events include actress and singer Vanessa Williams and her mother, Helen Williams, on Thursday, May 10, at Christ Church Cathedral. They will talk about their mother-daughter bond and how Vanessa Williams overcame […]

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Judge Jimmie M. Edwards to speak at Maryville University’s Commencement

April 16, 2012

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ST. LOUIS  –  Maryville University President Mark Lombardi announced today that the Honorable Jimmie M. Edwards of St. Louis will speak at the University’s Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, on campus. Judge Edwards will also receive Maryville University’s John E. Simon Civic Service Award, named in honor of the late St. Louis […]

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Maryville University to take part in state-wide Graduate Education Week

April 13, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University will mark Graduate Education Week from April 21-28 with a variety of events designed to raise awareness about opportunities provided by graduate education. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has issued a proclamation in honor of Graduate Education Week 2012, saying Missouri graduate programs are preparing more than 60,900 master’s and doctoral […]

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Maryville receives national recognition for service work

March 26, 2012

ST. LOUIS — Maryville University has been selected for the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the third consecutive year from the U.S. Department of Education and the Corporation for National and Community Service. “Maryville takes great pride in being named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll,” said Maryville […]

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Maryville mourns social work leader and alum Bierdeman-Fike, `44

March 20, 2012

ST. LOUIS — The Maryville University community mourns the death of Jane Bierdeman-Fike, ’44, who was a nationally  influencial social worker. She was known for her work helping the mentally ill, for educating others in her field and for her commitment to social justice. She died at age 89 on March 13, 2012, at Boone Hospital […]

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