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MC’s Alpha Gamma Sigma inducts 23 students during 2015 ceremony

Twenty-three Maryville College students were inducted into the College’s Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Scholarship Society in a ceremony held May 16, 2015 at the Chilhowee Club.... Read More.


McBrayer tells 2015 grads “What Every Citizen Owes”

The Hon. W. Neal McBrayer ’86 delivered the commencement address to Maryville College’s Class of 2015 during commencement exercises on May 17.... Read More.


Alvarez graduates with honors, marks end of long journey

For many students, commencement means the successful completion of a degree, but for Miriam Alvarez, it means so much more. ... Read More.


Perez leaves lasting impact on MC community

Maryville College senior José Perez has transformed from a terrified freshman unsure of his place at Maryville College into a social justice advocate who has made a lasting impact on the MC community.... Read More.


Non-traditional students overcome obstacles together

Senior psychology majors Linda Hinkle and Cathy See have both overcome health and family difficulties in their time at Maryville College, but both will graduate this year and walk in the College's upcoming commencement ceremony on May 17.... Read More.


MC student produces digital map for Camp Wesley Woods

When the staff of Camp Wesley Woods in Townsend recently sought to create an updated map of the trails throughout the camp, they turned to Maryville College environmental studies major Catherine Hatfield '15 for help.... Read More.


Mountain Challenge employs unique student-run business model

Founded in 1987, Mountain Challenge is the oldest outdoor team building company in the South. What makes the business unique is that it is run almost entirely by students.... Read More.


2015 Horizons program for high school students set for June 21-26

Registration is open for Maryville College’s annual Horizons: Summer Youth Theology Experience, scheduled for June 21-26 on the Maryville College campus.... Read More.


MC student plans to make an impact with ‘Teach for America’

Abbi Rutherford was accepted to the Teach For America program and will teach students in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas region.... Read More.


2015 Leadership Awards Ceremony honors students, groups

More than 60 Maryville College students, faculty, staff and student organizations were honored for outstanding campus and community leadership during the institution’s annual Leadership Awards Ceremony.... Read More.


Bachelor of science degree rounds out MC chemistry program

Starting in the fall of 2015, Maryville College students will be able to pursue a bachelor of science degree in chemistry. The degree is being offered in addition to the College's traditional bachelor of arts degree in chemistry.... Read More.


Neuroscience researcher gives students grad school advice

Maryville College behavioral science students recently got a glimpse into the neuroscience research being done by Dr. Matthew Cooper, a psychologist and researcher at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.... Read More.


MC professor, students assist with Civil War transcription project

Dr. Aaron Astor led a project to transcribe documents from an African American regiment during the war known as the “First U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery.”... Read More.


MC student makes a difference with the City of Knoxville’s Office of Sustainability

Maryville College senior Meagan Loftis has been interning with the City of Knoxville’s Office of Sustainability since August 2014. ... Read More.


MC student attends WSCF worldwide general assembly in Colombia

MC sophomore Carter Habeeb ’17 recently had the opportunity to represent the Presbyterian Church at the World Student Christian Federation’s (WSCF) worldwide general assembly. ... Read More.


MC alumnus makes name for himself as a military fitness trainer

DeJuan Hathaway graduated from MC in 2005 and is now a military strength and conditioning trainer. He has worked with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, as well as the United States Special Operational Forces.... Read More.


Ambler to retire after 25 years at MC, reception planned for May 1

Dr. Susan Ambler, Maryville College professor of sociology, will retire from the College at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.... Read More.


Advising center for pre-health careers established at College

The newly established pre-health advising center at Maryville College is set to provide a unique level of support to students whose career goals are in the medical field.... Read More.

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