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 […]

Maryville launches mobile app for convenient campus connection


March 19, 2012

ST. LOUIS   — Maryville University has released a new mobile phone app that links prospective students to application checklists and financial aid information.It also provides users with the information about the latest University news and events. Maryville University’s interactive media team manages the effort. An iPhone version and Android version are both available. The app […]

Men’s roller hockey will head to Utah for Nationals

March 15, 2012

A squad of dedicated hockey players are making a name for themselves _and having a lot of fun_ as Maryville University’s Roller Hockey Club. The club sport is only in its second year, but the squad is heading to the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championships from April 11-15 in Salt Lake City, Utah, after winning […]

Tornado recovery work in Joplin, Habitat for Humanity near Pensacola: Maryville students go on alternative spring break

March 2, 2012

ST. LOUIS — Nearly 30 Maryville University students are taking part in alternative spring break activities this week, where they’ll engage in service projects to make a difference. A group of 14 students will travel to Joplin, Mo., to assist with tornado recovery work. They will partner with a church and help how they are most needed, whether taking […]

From sports to science, Maryville offers wide range of fun summer camps and programs


February 29, 2012

Maryville University offers a variety of fun and interesting summer camps for children and programs for teens. Here’s a look at some of what’s being offered on campus this summer. Summer Arts Institute The Summer Arts Institute Middle and High School Program offers fine arts instruction and experience for students who have completed grades 6 […]

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 - 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 […]

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