The Scot-e-Newsletter: News for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Maryville College
    June 2011 Volume 10, Number 6    
 
In This Issue
1. Graduation: Nearly 250 Grads participate in Commencement Exercises
2. Academics: Students explore disciplines, vocations in summer internships
3. Faculty: Dr. Barbara Wells named interim dean
4. Admissions: Applications still being accepted for Class of 2015
5. Athletics: College to join USA South Conference in 2012
6. Alumni: Are you a fan of the MC Alumni Facebook page?
7. Conference & Event Services: Kaufman Kamp Series begins June 13
8. Advancement: MC accepts gifts of life insurance
9. Highland Games: Enjoy sights and sounds of Scottish festival
10. Clayton Center for the Arts: Colorado Plateau paintings on exhibit

MC Quick Fact

The College’s Cabinet is currently composed of seven individuals – the president, five vice presidents and chair of the faculty. It meets weekly through the academic year.

Upcoming

Do you live in or near Atlanta, Washington, D.C., or Philadelphia? If so, check the dates for MC outreach events planned for those cities this summer by visiting the College’s website.


Foothills Community Players will perform the popular musical “Annie, Get Your Gun” July 1-3 at the Clayton Center for the Arts. Visit the Clayton Center for the Arts’ website for details.


Looking for some Friday night entertainment? The Clayton Center’s Summer Music Series begins July 1 with the Bill Swann Trio. Jazz, old-time mountain music, rock, blues, rockabilly, bluegrass and big-band swing are on the schedule through August 26. Find the details at the Clayton Center’s calendar web page.


Undergraduate Research

"Immoral America: The Struggle to Define Sexual Morality During the American Progressive Era"

For her Senior Study, history major Jacqueline Shelton '11 analyzed the panic over sexual morality during the American Progressive Era. Read more.

A New Photo of Campus

New Campus PhotoLet Maryville College's campus brighten up your home, office and life. A photograph taken last spring by Neil Crosby is now on sale. A portion from the sale of each 16-by-20-inch print will be donated to the Maryville College Scholarship Fund. To purchase, visit the website of PhotoPlay Studios.

 

Graduation

Graduation MarchGRADS PARTICIPATE IN COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

Nearly 250 students who completed requirements for graduation or are expected to complete requirements for graduation later this year participated in commencement, where they received some advice from Congressman John J. Duncan. Read the Daily Times’ report .

Academics

STUDENTS EXPLORE DISCIPLINES, VOCATIONS IN SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

Domestically and internationally, students are engaged in once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that are adding to their educational experiences and helping answer their questions about career choices. Read the release.

Faculty

Outstanding SeniorsDR. BARBARA WELLS NAMED INTERIM DEAN

Wells, who joined the faculty in 1998 and has been chairperson of the Social Sciences Division since 2006, took the Cabinet-level job June 1. Read about her appointment.

Admissions

APPLICATIONS STILL BEING ACCEPTED FOR CLASS OF 2015

MC is still enrolling recent high school graduates, transfer students and adult learners for the Fall 2011 semester. An online application makes it easy!

Athletics

USA South LogoCOLLEGE TO JOIN USA SOUTH CONFERENCE IN 2012

Maryville's football team already competes in the NCAA Division III conference, and in the fall of 2012, all of MC's other sports will join. Read how this decision will benefit MC’s student-athletes.

Alumni

Facebook logoARE YOU A FAN OF THE MC ALUMNI FACEBOOK PAGE?

Stay up-to-date with campus news, alumni events, and stories about alumni by becoming a fan of the Facebook page administered by Andrea May ’07, director of outreach and alumni affairs.

Conference & Event Services

Kaufman PosterKAUFMAN KAMP SERIES BEGINS JUNE 13

Tickets are now on sale for the 7 p.m. concerts held in conjunction with Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamps. Check out the Clayton Center for the Arts' website to see who's playing, and buy your tickets!

Advancement

MC ACCEPTS GIFTS OF LIFE INSURANCE

Life insurance can be an attractive way to make a substantial deferred gift to Maryville College. You may choose to donate a paid-up policy that is no longer needed, create a new policy with MC as owner and beneficiary, or give a policy that is not fully paid up. Check out the details on the MC website.

Highland Games 2011

SMHGENJOY SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF SCOTTISH FESTIVAL

A record number of people came to the College for the games. Watch videos, see photos and read stories now posted on the MC website.

Clayton Center for the Arts

COLORADO PLATEAU PAINTINGS ON EXHIBIT

"Painted Journeys on the Colorado Plateau," works by artists affiliated with the Museum of Northern Arizona, may be enjoyed in the Blackberry Farm Gallery through June 24. Visit the Clayton Center website for details.

 

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