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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 […]

Maryville University’s main campus becomes smoke-free environment

January 5, 2012

Students at Maryville University have been passing out gum, nuts, suckers _ and information encouraging others on campus to quit smoking. Just in time to help people meet their New Year’s resolutions, Maryville University’s main campus became smoke free beginning Jan. 1. Maryville University’s main campus has prohibited smoking inside buildings for some time. Now the main […]

Trio Foundation awards grant to Maryville to expand FIRST LEGO Leagues

December 16, 2011

Maryville University has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Trio Foundation of St. Louis to create six new LEGO competition teams in St. Louis-area public schools with high poverty rates. The funding awarded in December will allow the University’s Assistant Professor of Gifted Education Steve Coxon, PhD, in collaboration with the FIRST LEGO League […]

Verry to receive award from prominent educational advancement group

December 14, 2011

Maryville University’s Director of Alumni Relations Erin Verry will be honored with a Distinguished Service Award. The award is from the District VI of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), an organization serving educational institutions and those who work in alumni relations, communications, development and related fields. Verry is being recognized for […]

Lewington becomes president of business honor society

December 14, 2011

The Associate Dean of Maryville University’s business school, John Lewington, PhD, has been chosen as the new president of Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society in business. The Brookfield, Ill.-based society recognizes academically distinguished students and faculty and business leaders who have experienced measurable success in their professions. Lewington has served on the Delta […]


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