The Scot-e-Newsletter: News for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Maryville College
    August 2012 Volume 11, Number 7    
 
In This Issue
1. Accolades: MC named a “College of Distinction”
2. Admissions: Check out new student recruitment video!
3. Academics: Convocation set for Aug. 30
4. Athletics: College announces partnership with WKVL for game coverage
5. Alumni: How does your class rank in the Anderson Hall challenge?
6. Church Relations: Church and College Picnic is Aug. 26
7. Student Development: Move-In Crew needs YOU!
8. Fine Arts: Youth choirs host Open House Aug. 28
9. Advancement: Join the President’s Circle!
10. Clayton Center for the Arts: “Chair Affair” offers more than great seating!

Catchin’ Up

Eric EtchisonStarting June 2012, the Scot-e-Newsletter began to feature a Q&A-style profile of an alumnus or alumna of the College.

As MC assistant athletics director for communications, Eric Etchison ’88 works hard to keep MC alumni and friends informed about athletics at Maryville College.

The Campaign for Anderson Hall

Video Still
Virtually climb to the top of Anderson Hall and ring the tower bell! In this video, former registrar Martha Hess ’67 interviews Don Stupak ’62, whose student aid job was climbing the stairs of Anderson Hall to pull the rope a dozen times a day (at least) and hoist the American flag daily.

Upcoming

Tailgating
Football tailgating events are in the planning stages for the Oct. 6 game in Greensboro, N.C. and the Nov. 10 game in Ferrum, Va. Watch the Alumni Events webpage for details or contact Andrea May ’07 at 865.981.8201 or andrea.may@maryvillecollege.edu.

Finn
For her Senior Study, Bonnie Finn ‘13 followed the lives of Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Kurt Weill, two Jewish German-speaking composers who immigrated to America in 1933, and looked at the effect they had on American music. Read more.

Clayton Center
for the Arts

Chair Affair Poster

‘CHAIR AFFAIR’ OFFERS MORE THAN GREAT SEATING!

It’s a benefit for the Clayton Center, and the Aug. 24 cocktail reception and auction will have great food, complimentary drinks and great items (including hand-painted chairs!) to bid on. Visit the Clayton Center website for details!

Thaw Hall

Thaw Hall

A much-needed new roof is going on Thaw Hall! When workers finish at Thaw, they’ll move to Sutton Science Center, which will also get a new roof.

 

Accolades

COLLEGE OF DISTINCTION LogoMC NAMED A ’COLLEGE OF DISTINCTION’

This summer, Maryville College became one of 11 colleges and universities in Tennessee to be recognized as an outstanding place for students to learn, grow and succeed. Read the release .

Admissions

Student Video
CHECK OUT NEW STUDENT RECRUITMENT VIDEO

Walker Harrison ’13 shows prospective students and their families the beautiful MC campus and talks about the rigorous academics, strong sense of community and the unique experiences the College offers. Share this link with others!

Academics

Tom Bogart
CONVOCATION SET FOR AUG. 30

In his address titled “Renewing Our Strength,” President Tom Bogart will open the 2012-2013 academic year by telling the heroic story of College legend Thomas Jefferson Lamar. See the MC website for details.

Athletics

COLLEGE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH WKVL FOR GAME COVERAGE

Alcoa-based WKVL AM850 will bring Scots fans live audio and Internet coverage throughout the 2012-2013 season. Loch and Key Productions will provide live video broadcasts for 29 home contests.

Alumni

Anderson Hall
HOW DOES YOUR CLASS RANK IN THE ANDERSON HALL CHALLENGE?

Last month, the Class of 2012 led in the participation category; the Class of 1960 led in monetary contributions. Who’s moving ahead? Go to the Anderson Hall page and download the “Class Challenge Update” PDF to see who’s gaining.

Church Relations

Picnic
CHURCH AND COLLEGE PICNIC IS AUG. 26

Calling all local churches and faith communities! This annual picnic allows congregations to introduce themselves to new students and tell them about the services and activities at their church. Learn more by reading the news release.

Student Development

Move In Crew
MOVE-IN CREW NEEDS YOU

Join the Move-In Crew, and help new students and their families get the best start to life on campus. We welcome anyone who can spare even 30 minutes to hold doors open, direct traffic and/or carry boxes to rooms from 2-6 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 23. For more information, contact Alison Fox in Residence Life at 865.981.8013. To sign up, go online .

Fine Arts

YOUTH CHOIRS HOST OPEN HOUSE AUG. 28

Three choirs for area children, ages 7 to 17, soon will begin practices. Learn more about the vocal ensembles at the Open House.

Advancement

President's Circle Logo
JOIN THE PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE

The President’s Circle is a giving society recognizing donors who give $1,000 or more to the College each year. This society is the backbone of the Maryville Fund, and we would love to welcome more alumni, parents and friends into the Circle. Visit the MC website for more details.

 

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