The Scot-e-Newsletter: News for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Maryville College
    July 2011 Volume 10, Number 7    
 
In This Issue
1. Kin Takahashi Week 2011: New faces, new projects ... same fun
2. Academics: MC students gaining valuable accounting experience
3. Faculty: Dr. Scott Henson documents devastated Japan
4. Admissions: Open House dates announced for 2011-2012
5. Athletics: New baseball coach named
6. Alumni: Alumni Award winners announced
7. Facilities: Penrose Farm owner receives conservation commendation
8. Student Development: College raises funds for Japanese tsunami victims
9. Advancement: College mourns death of Maggie Cooper
10. Clayton Center for the Arts: Theatre festival planned for Aug. 5-7

MC Quick Fact

The East Tennessee Japanese School, hosted by Maryville College, holds classes 43 Saturdays a year with an enrollment of 100 students in grades 1-12.

Upcoming

We need you in PC(USA) congregations on Aug. 14 for Higher Education Sunday! If you would like to share a Message for Mission about MC or have college information for pastors or admissions material for youth, please contact Kathleen Farnham, director of church relations, at 865.981.8217 or kathleen.farnham@maryvillecollege.edu.


2010 Picnic
The 10th annual Church & College Picnic is scheduled for Sun., Aug. 28. Has your congregation signed up to participate? It's a great way to introduce your church to students. Call or email Kathleen Farnham, director of church relations, for information.


Events for Homecoming 2011 are being planned. Are you making plans to be here? The dates are Oct. 21-22. Watch your mailbox and Scot-e-News for details!


Advancement

COLLEGE MOURNS DEATH OF MARGARET COOPER

Miss Cooper, or “Maggie” as her friends and family called her, was the daughter of alumni Finis and Ethel Cooper, for whom Cooper Athletic Center is named. Go online to read more about this faithful supporter of MC.

Undergraduate Research

We're running behind – our apologies! This feature will return next month. Until then, check out some of the past features you might have missed.

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.

 

Kin Takahashi Week

KT Week 2011NEW FACES, NEW PROJECTS … SAME FUN

Volunteers at the annual work week packed up June 17, celebrating projects completed, new friendships and a common desire to give back to the College. Read and see more on the MC website.

Academics

Student InternsMC STUDENTS GAINING VALUABLE ACCOUNTING EXPERIENCE

For the second consecutive year, internships with Marriott Business Services (MBS) are opening students' minds to career opportunities in accounting – and the possibilities of joining the corporation after graduation. Read the release.

Faculty

Dr. Scott HensonDR. SCOTT HENSON DOCUMENTS DEVASTATED JAPAN

Henson, assistant professor of political science and a professional videographer, was invited to Japan by a Christian relief non-profit to document the effects – physical, emotional and spiritual – of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Read the story.

Admissions

OPEN HOUSE DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2011-2012

Campus tours sell Maryville College! If you know any prospective students who need convincing, share these dates with them, or bring them to campus yourself! Visit the Admissions pages of the website for details.

Athletics

Paul HenryNEW BASEBALL COACH NAMED

Baseball is the oldest organized sport at Maryville College, and last month, the program welcomed Paul Henry as its 24th head coach. Read more about Coach Henry in the news release posted on the Athletics site.

Alumni

ALUMNI AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

During Homecoming 2011, two will receive the Alumni Citation, one will be presented the Kin Takahashi Award for Young Alumni, and five will be inducted into the College's Wall of Fame. Visit the MC website to find out who'll be recognized.

Facilities

Christine HayworthPENROSE FARM OWNER RECEIVES CONSERVATION COMMENDATION

Penrose Farm owner Teenie Hayworth was recognized recently with a Conservation Commendation by the Garden Club of America. Located in West Knoxville, Penrose Farm is home to the College's equestrian program. The MC website has all the details.

Student Development

COLLEGE RAISES FUNDS FOR JAPANESE TSUNAMI VICTIMS

Fundraising events and special collections have been held since the March 11 disaster, and the MC community has, thus far, collected more than $13,000 to benefit organizations in Japan. Read the release.

Clayton Center for the Arts

AnnieTHEATRE FESTIVAL PLANNED FOR AUG. 5-7

"Annie," "The Fantasticks," "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and other plays and musicals will be performed by various area theatre groups. Visit the Clayton Center for the Arts' website for details.

 

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