RCGA Names Maryville University as ‘Top 50’ Award Winner


Maryville University has been selected by the St. Louis Regional Commerce & Growth Association (RCGA) as a recipient of the 2010 Greater St. Louis TOP 50 Businesses Shaping our Future Award. This marks the second consecutive year Maryville has been recognized as a leader.

The award is presented to institutions, companies and organizations that significantly contribute to the business community and positively impact the community at large.

“Maryville University is pleased to be recognized for our involvement in the St. Louis region,” said President Mark Lombardi, PhD. “Through our many collaborations – such as our work in local school districts, our new affiliation with Junior Achievement, our annual Maryville Reaches Out service day and our fine tradition of presenting the St. Louis Speakers Series – we continue to provide high-quality opportunities for educational advancement, cultural enrichment and professional development.”

The 15th Annual Greater St. Louis Top 50 Awards will be presented during a dinner ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11. The program is co-sponsored by RCGA and RubinBrown. Other sponsors include Ameren Corporation, Edward Jones, M&I Bank, Thompson Coburn LLP, KMOX Radio, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, stltoday.com and St. Louis Commerce magazine.

About Maryville University
Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Colleges in the Masters-Midwest category, Maryville University students may choose from 50 academic programs, including degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Among recent graduates, 82 percent are employed or attending graduate school. More than 15,000 Maryville alumni work and live in the St. Louis region.