Maryville Partners with Area Middle Schools in $1.5 Million Summer Program

April 10, 2008

The Parkway School District, St. Louis Public Schools, and local private schools in St. Louis recently received approval for a $1.5 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education to focus on middle school mathematics instruction. The “Mathematicians in Residence” grant, partnered with Maryville University, will focus on improving teachers’ skills and the performance […]

Pianist to Headline Next Maryville Concert

February 29, 2008

Internationally renowned concert pianist Eduardo Delgado of Argentina will headline the final concert in the 2007-2008 Music at Maryville series, sponsored by Maryville University. The concert will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 16, in the Maryville Auditorium. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for senior citizens. Students are admitted free. Delgado’s appearances […]

Calling The Kettle Gold

February 27, 2008

ST. LOUIS — A few days before St. Patrick’s Day, Maryville University’s School of Health Professions will help a homeless shelter bearing the saint’s name. Health Professions students and faculty will be at the Hilltop Village Schnucks on Olive Boulevard on March 14-15, participating in the 5th annual Pot O’ Gold Kettle Drive benefiting St. […]

A to Z to Focus on Music Therapy

February 27, 2008

ST. LOUIS — The next Symphony A to Z class, co-sponsored by the Saint Louis Symphony and Maryville University, will feature Cynthia Briggs, Psy.D., MT-BC, assistant professor and director of music therapy at Maryville, who will discuss “Current Trends in Music Therapy.” The class will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 10, in the […]

No Hands, No Problem

February 27, 2008

Motivational speaker John Foppe signs a copy of his book, What’s Your Excuse, with his left foot following his talk on February 27 in front of a near-capacity crowd in the Maryville Auditorium. Foppe of Bresse, Ill., born without arms, has traveled around the world over the past 15 years, speaking to everyone from corporate […]

Maryville, Red Cross, Invite Donors To “Bleed Blue”

February 26, 2008

Maryville, Red Cross, Invite Donors To “Bleed Blue” ST. LOUIS — Maryville University, in cooperation with the American Red Cross and the St. Louis Blues, is hosting a “Do You Bleed Blue” blood drive from 2-8 p.m., Monday, March 3, in the University’s Donius University Center Atrium. All those attempting to donate will receive a […]

Salman Rushdie To Visit Campus February 28

February 19, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Salman Rushdie, author of the prize-winning and controversial novel, The Satanic Verses, will visit Maryville University for a lecture and question-and-answer session with students, faculty and staff at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Maryville Auditorium. The public also is welcome. There is no cost for admission. Rushdie will be in […]

Losing Makes Hughey A Winner

February 18, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Jerry Hughey, assistant director of Maryville University’s physical plant, is one of 12 contestants who have been given the opportunity to earn the title of “Biggest Loser” for KSDK Channel 5′s Show Me Saint Louis challenge. (Click on www.stlbiggestloser.com.) Yet, for Hughey, entering the competition was about more than losing weight or […]

Think Tank Invites von der Heyde

February 18, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Think tanks often are associated with military or government policy matters. But a renowned group of hand therapists has formed their own think tank and they have asked Rebecca von der Heyde, OTR/L, CHT, an assistant professor of occupational therapy at Maryville University, to join them for a two-day summit later this […]

“It’s A Girl” Launches Senior Exhibit Schedule

February 18, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Museums and city galleries are not the only places to admire the work of some of St. Louis’ up and coming artists. Many can be found at Maryville University. On Monday, Feb, 25, the first of the 2008 Senior Art Exhibits will open in the Morton J. May Foundation Gallery, located temporarily […]