2011 - Maryville University

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 […]

Maryville marks World AIDS Day

December 1, 2011

Maryville University commemorated World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 with two screenings of a documentary about the early days of the epidemic in San Francisco and a display of several panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, which records details and reflections about those who have died from the disease. Lynne Cooper, the president of the […]

RCGA selects Maryville University as `Top 50′ Award Winner

November 3, 2011

Maryville University has been selected by the St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association (RCGA) as a recipient of the 2011 Greater St. Louis Top 50 Businesses Shaping our Future Award. This marks the third consecutive year Maryville has been recognized as a leader by the RCGA. The award is presented to institutions and companies […]

Maryville University named one of the Top 100 Private Universities in the U.S. for Best Value by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

October 28, 2011

Praised for Strong Academic Record and Great Economic Value Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Maryville University one of the best values in private colleges. Kiplinger ranked 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges that combine outstanding education with economic value. The annual private school report appears in Kiplinger’s December issue—on newsstands Tuesday, Nov. 8—and online […]

Center for Civic Engagement, St. Patrick’s Center team up against homelessness

October 18, 2011

Maryville University’s Center for Civic Engagement and Democracy has started a partnership with the St. Patrick Center, an agency in St. Louis that helps people who are homeless, where University representatives will support staff at the center by presenting to them on topics ranging from yoga skills to leadership techniques. Associate Professor Michael Kiener, PhD, CRC, […]

Maryville ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report

October 11, 2011

Maryville University in St. Louis is honored to receive distinction as a ranked National University in the “Best Colleges 2012” report published by U.S. News & World Report. This ranking reflects Maryville’s outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs and our substantial growth over the past five years. Additionally, in the U.S. News & World Report 2012 […]

Maryville University Participates in NSF Grant to Promote Women Sciences Educators

October 10, 2011

Maryville University has been invited to participate in a National Science Foundation grant to create mentoring opportunities for women faculty members in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Along with Maryville, the five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) project—known as ADVANCE—involves 11 other universities, with Gonzaga University serving as the lead institution. Candace Chambers, […]

Maryville University Introduces Online Graduate Nursing Program

October 10, 2011

SAINT LOUIS, MO. – Ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the nation’s Best National Universities and by Forbes as one of the top universities in the nation, Maryville University is now offering nurses the opportunity to advance their education through three online programs. Two master’s degrees are offered—Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) and Family […]