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From the Classroom

A monthly peek inside the challenging and engaging studies offered at Maryville College. This month, experience FRS140: Perspectives on the American Community, "The Working Poor in America."

MC Quick Facts:

The first woman to earn a bachelor’s degree from Maryville College – and the first to earn such in the state of Tennessee – was Mary T. Wilson, who graduated in 1875. Mary was the older sister of Samuel T. Wilson, president of the College from 1901 until 1930.

Upcoming

This April, Mountain Challenge, MC’s headquarters for the 55-foot Alpine Tower, ropes course and other team building, problem solving and leadership, physical activities, will commemorate its 20th anniversary. Check back later this month for more details on this milestone celebration.

Mark your calendars for the 11th annual KT Week 2007 scheduled for June 11th - 15th. Whether your schedule allows you to participate for a day or the entire week, all MC alumni and friends are invited to join this exciting and much anticipated week of volunteerism and fellowship. To register online, learn more about K.T. Week, or to view photos from previous years, visit the MC website.

STAY CURRENT WITH CHANGES IN TAX LAWS and personal financial planning ideas by visiting the MC Planned Giving website.

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Lambert claims 500th Victory

Scots logoIn defeating second seeded LaGrange to win the GSAC championship game on Sat., Feb 24, coach Randy Lambert chalked up his 500th victory and his sixth conference championship! Make plans to keep up with all the Scots spring seasons by visiting the athletics section of the MC website.

"ROMEO AND JULIET" COMES TO MC STAGE

Romeo and JulietThe Maryville College Theatre Department will present “Romeo and Juliet” March 8-11 in the theatre of the Wilson Chapel/Theatre complex on the College campus. For more information, including show times and tickets, please visit the MC website.

YOUTUBE Topic of March 13 Community Conversation Series

Greg SandovalAs part of Maryville College’s Community Conversations Series for spring 2007, Greg Sandoval, noted technology and sports journalist, will present “Will YouTube’s Revolution Live On?” For more information on this upcoming talk, please visit the MC website.

CHOIR TOUR HITS THE ROAD MARCH 15

Songs of the Spirit

Prior to boarding the bus, the choir will give a mini-concert in the Bartlett Hall atrium, which is free and open to the public. This year, in addition to performing, the choir members will assist with hurricane relief efforts in Pearlington, Miss. Concerts are planned for:

  • Nashville, Tenn. – March 15, 7 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • Germantown, Tenn. – March 16, 7 p.m., The Village
  • Shreveport, La. – March 18, 11 a.m., First Presbyterian Church
  • Baton Rouge, La. – March 18, 7:30 p.m., University Presbyterian Church
  • Slidell, La. – March 20, 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church
  • Birmingham, Ala. – March 21, 7 p.m., Independent Presbyterian Church

For more information, see the MC website.

BIKE TOUR 2007 HEADS TO SURF CITY

Thousands of Spring Breakers will be headed to Florida this year, but the majority probably won't be focused on improving their physical fitness. Mountain Challenge's Bike Tour 2007 will push through Tennessee and North Carolina, making stops in South Mills, Nags Head, Ocracoke, Morehead City and on to the destination of Surf City, N.C., for a total of 389 miles! The group is still looking for a place to stay in South Mills, N.C., so if you, or anyone you know, are able to provide accommodations or contacts in this area, please contact Bruce Guillaume at 865.981.8126 or bruce.guillaume@maryvillecollege.edu. Check the website later this month for more details on the trip.

LOAVES AND FISHES CONFERENCE HELD AT MC, Open to All

Loaves and Fishes

Maryville College will host the third annual Loaves and Fishes Experience, an education and church leadership conference organized by the Presbytery of East Tennessee. The Loaves and Fishes Experience offers more than 40 workshops including Writing Your Life Stories, Faith or Fun: The Place of Humor in the Bible, Building Community Through Team Building, and Communication Strategies with Young Adults. Special activities for children are also scheduled. For more information or to register, see the Presbytery of East Tennessee web site at www.presbyteryeasttn.org or call 865.688.5581.

30th ANNUAL ASA CONFERENCE HOSTED AT MC

Appalachian Studies Association

The 30th annual Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) conference, entitled “Piecing the Appalachian Experience,” will be held this year on the Maryville College campus. For more information on this milestone conference, please visit the MC website.

ADMISSIONS/ALUMNI OUTREACH EVENTS PLANNED IN MARCH

Outreach events are being held throughout the month of March in regional locations for Maryville College constituents, present and future. If you know students of high school age, feel free to bring them along, as admissions representatives will also be on hand to answer questions for prospective students. Parents are also encouraged to attend.

  • Sevier County area – Thurs., March 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Music Road Hotel (hosted by Mr. Devin Koester ‘98, Mr. and Mrs. Michael McCroskey ‘82, ‘82, Dr. and Mrs. Jack Parton)
  • Greater Chattanooga area - Tuesday, March 27, 2007 7:00 p.m. at Hunter Museum (hosted by Ms. Heidi Hoffecker ‘89, Mr. and Mrs. Rick Rushworth)
  • Greater Nashville area - Thursday, March 29, 2007 7:00 p.m. at the law offices of Walker, Tipps & Malone (hosted by Erin Palmer ’99)

For more information, please visit the MC website.

CALL FOR ALUMNI PHOTOS FROM CLASS OF 1957

If you would like to e-mail a photo of dorm life, campus romance, favorite teacher or anything of interest about your time at Maryville College to L. Adlai Boyd ‘57, his e-mail is ladlai@charter.net. Slides, photographs or tapes (sound or video) may also be mailed to Mr. Boyd. This will be used for a special reunion DVD.

Community Chorus seeking singers for “farewell to wilson” concert

Alumni Choir

The MC Community Chorus is looking for singers, high school age and up, for the last concert in Wilson Chapel before the construction of the new Civic Arts Center. For more information on rehearsals and the concert, please visit the MC website.