Maryville University Announces New Center for Sustainability

Peggy Lauer

June 9, 2011

Maryville University has announced the creation of a new Center for Sustainability. Programs initiated through the Center will help advance sustainability on campus and throughout the greater St. Louis region, said President Mark Lombardi, PhD. “Sustainability is one of our six core values,” Lombardi said. “There have been numerous people promoting sustainability and as such […]

Marcus Manning Named Director of Athletics

Marcus Manning

June 2, 2011

St. Louis-area native Marcus Manning has been named director of athletics at Maryville University in St. Louis, Mo., effective July 11. He will lead the Saints 18 varsity athletic teams, student athletes and coaches as Maryville anticipates assuming full status this fall as a member of NCAA Division II and the Great Lakes Valley Conference […]

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Maryville Receives National Recognition for Community Service


May 12, 2011

For the second consecutive year, Maryville University has been included on the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. “We’re honored and proud,” said President Mark Lombardi, PhD. “It’s a reflection of our commitment […]

Music Therapy Program Partnership Announced

Cynthia Briggs, PsyD

May 11, 2011

Maryville University’s Music Therapy program has entered into an exciting new partnership with Saint Louis University (SLU) and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. The partnership will establish a music therapy program at the Saint Louis University Cancer Center where Maryville student interns and symphony musicians, as well as students from the Saint Louis University Fine […]

Maryville University Holds 138th Commencement

Cokie Roberts

May 7, 2011

Maryville University honored the achievement of more than 800 graduates during the 138th commencement held in an outdoor campus ceremony on Saturday, May 7. Cokie Roberts, award-winning journalist, best-selling author and respected news commentator, addressed the 2011 graduates. Roberts, who is also a senior news analyst for National Public Radio and a Library of Congress […]

Hot Off the (Letter) Press: New Edition of Magnolia

Magnolia cover

May 4, 2011

The seventh edition of Magnolia, Maryville’s annual art and literary publication edited and designed by students, is now available. Works of photography, prose, poetry and art created by students, faculty, staff and alumni are featured. “We had a common purpose of giving back to the Maryville community and giving something that represents the creative spirit […]

Maryville Announces New Wrestling Program; Hiring of Coach Mike Denney

Coach Mike Denney

April 28, 2011

(ST. LOUIS, MO) – Maryville University has announced its intention to field a varsity wrestling program that will compete in NCAA Division II as an independent during the 2011-2012 competitive season. The University has hired legendary wrestling coach Mike Denney to establish the team, effective June 1, 2011. Denney, whose teams have won three-consecutive NCAA […]

Maryville Volunteers, Judges FIRST® LEGO® League; Co-Sponsors Scholarship Row at Championship

Steve Coxon, PhD

April 21, 2011

The FIRST® World Championship is coming to St. Louis from April 27-30, the first of three years that the competition will be held in the Edwards Jones Dome. Maryville University is a co-sponsor of Scholarship Row at the FIRST Championship and will be among other institutions onsite with a scholarship opportunity for FIRST participants. FIRST […]

Kiener Named Director, Rehabilitation Services and Counseling Programs

Michael Kiener

April 21, 2011

Michael Kiener, PhD, CRC, associate professor, has been named director of the Maryville University Rehabilitation Services and Counseling programs. About 85 students are currently enrolled as undergraduate and graduate students in the programs. Kiener had previously served as interim director since last August, when Barbara Parker, then director, passed away suddenly. “It has been a […]

Quinn Saluted as ‘Angel in Our Midst’ for Longtime Community Service


April 20, 2011

Kathy Quinn, associate dean of students for Maryville University, has been recognized for her longtime work with Habitat for Humanity by WEAR ABC 3-TV in Pensacola, Fla., in the news segment, Angels in Our Midst. This year, as she has for the past 15 years, Quinn recently accompanied a group of 14 Maryville students to […]