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  • Catching up with Maryville College Published 10/10/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Maryville College alumni are heading to Blount County this month and a variety of activities are being planned to celebrate their return for homecoming. Maryville College is inviting alumni, parents and friends back to campus for Homecoming on Oct. 21-22. ...

  • Walmart internship stretches comfort level and changes opinions Published 9/19/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 4 comments

    After I graduated in 2009 from Maryville College with a major in psychology and minors in business in sociology, I worked in human resources for a short period but found that working with students in higher education was my true ...

  • Trip to Bhutan will shape classroom lessons Published 9/14/2011 at 4:12 p.m. 0 comments

    The last 20 minutes of our June flight into Bhutan’s only airport was a surprising lesson in the maneuverability of a large, passenger jet aircraft. As our Airbus A139 made its descent, we entered a series of valleys, banking steeply ...

  • Teacher finds many lessons learned in exchange program Published 9/7/2011 at 2:17 p.m. 0 comments

    12:54 a.m. … 12:54 a.m. … Why was I still awake? Before this moment, I had barely traveled more than five hours outside of my hometown of Cartersville, Ga. Now I was five hours from waking up and embarking on ...

  • Practicum with the Liles reinforces environmental interest Published 9/5/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    On a Saturday morning in July, I was standing with my friends Russell and Sheri Liles as we sold vegetables grown on their organic farm, Liles Acres Organic Farm. From 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., the Maryville Farmers’ Market bustles ...

  • Highland Happenings draws community to Maryville College Published 8/29/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Seeing the crowd of businesses and non-profits that turned out to greet incoming freshman at Highland Happenings confirmed a key aspect of what drew Tom Bogart to Maryville College. The pleasant weather made for an even better experience. “No rain ...

  • Maryville College professor documents Japan’s tsunami Published 7/18/2011 at 10:22 a.m. 0 comments

    Dr. Scott Henson has packed his video cameras and traveled abroad numerous times to document mankind’s misery - famine, war, human trafficking, extreme poverty. But he has never before seen the scale of devastation that the earthquake and tsunami dealt ...

  • Local students view internships as stepping stones to future accomplishments Published 6/27/2011 at 10:56 a.m. 0 comments

    Numerous local students enrolled at Maryville College are spending their summer break focused on gaining valuable experience - for future jobs and/or preparation for graduate school. Many others are in internships that can help them answer questions about their choice ...

  • Anthony Wise in line to assume presidency at Pellissippi State Published 5/11/2011 at 2:46 p.m. 0 comments

    The current vice president for the Division of Learning at Pellissippi State Community College is poised to move into the president’s office. The chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents recommended Dr. L. Anthony Wise Jr. be appointed president of ...

  • Making music in all Steinway-style Published 5/11/2011 at 2:46 p.m. 0 comments

    Pellissippi State Community College recently joined the ranks of a select group of school throughout the country when it became an All-Steinway school. On April 27, 2011, President Dr. Allen Edwards, along with Music Program coordinator Dr. Bill Brewer and ...

  • Duncan is speaker for Maryville College commencement Published 5/9/2011 at 10:45 a.m. 0 comments

    Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr., (R-TN) will give the commencement address to Maryville College’s Class of 2011 during a ceremony scheduled for 6 p.m., May 15, on the lawn between Anderson Hall and Sutton Science Center. His address to the ...

  • Golf fundraiser awards first scholarship to Maryville native Published 5/2/2011 at 11:39 a.m. 0 comments

    For someone who doesn’t play golf, Kaylee Costner certainly is interested in the sport. That’s because the Pellissippi State Community College student and Maryville native is the inaugural recipient of the Swing Big for Students Scholarship, awarded to Pellissippi State ...

  • Maryville College celebrates Easter at sunrise Published 4/27/2011 at 3:08 p.m. 0 comments

    Celebrating Easter Sunday in God’s setting was enough to bring many community people out early Sunday morning. Lloyd Beach at Maryville College saw more than 200 folks come to worship at the area overlooking the Maryville College soccer and softball ...

  • A ‘formal’ welcome: Bogart inauguration activities include celebrations with clergy, community, students Published 4/25/2011 at 10:54 a.m. 0 comments

    The community celebrated with teas, receptions and picnics as part of the official activities of the inauguration of Maryville College president Dr. Tom Bogart April 13-17, welcoming the Bogart family officially to Blount County. The Chilhowee Club held a coffee ...

  • Bogart says mission is to prepare students for uncertainty, risk Published 4/20/2011 at 3:03 p.m. 0 comments

    Uncertainty and risk are facts of life and part of Maryville College’s mission is preparing students to lead fulfilling lives while they deal with those challenges. That was the message Dr. Tom Bogart delivered when members of the college faculty, ...

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