Spirit of Maryville 2016: Paul Kravitz

It is rare for someone who is not an alumnus of Maryville to be recognized as “Volunteer of the Year.” But Paul Kravitz is one of those rare people. Paul first joined Maryville in 2008 as adjunct faculty in the John E. Simon School of Business. He became an active member of the Duchesne Society, chaired a new Jewish Advisory Council, and worked within the University to help establish a Hillel for Jewish students.

Kravitz has facilitated new community partnerships and, most significantly, connected Maryville with the international Maccabi games, which was hosted on campus in summer 2016 for more than 1,100 Jewish student-athletes. Kravitz has also introduced partnerships for the School of Business—beginning with a new student internship program with Energizer, for which served as faculty lead in summer 2016.