The Scot-e-Newsletter: News for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Maryville College
    September/October 2011 Volume 10, Number 9    
 
In This Issue
1. Homecoming 2011: Schedule full for Oct. 21-22 weekend
2. Academics: See, hear and read about the 2011 Convocation ceremony
3. Faculty: New faculty welcomed
4. Admissions: “Meet Maryville” is Sept. 24
5. Athletics: Kandis Schram celebrates win No. 600
6. Alumni: 16 legacies among new students
7. Student Development: Check out videos from New Student Orientation!
8. Appalachian Lecture Series: Amy Greene visits campus Sept. 20
9. Advancement: Support the Maryville Fund
10. Clayton Center for the Arts: Tickets on sale for Imago Theatre ZooZoo
11. Fun: Do you “like” us?

MC Quick Fact

Since 2000, the College has offered a minor in Appalachian Studies.

Upcoming

MC alumna Donna Haynes ’97 will exhibit her artwork in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Blackberry Farm Gallery throughout October. The Arts & Culture calendar has the details.


The Laramie Project

The Maryville College Theatre Department will present “The Laramie Project” Oct. 6-9. Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project constructed a moving theatrical experience based on the 1998 death of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man living in Laramie, Wyo. Check out the College’s website for details.


Community Conversations continues Oct. 25 with guests Fran Ansley and Miguel Carpizo-Ituarte, who will discuss immigration issues. For more information, visit the MC website.


News for Parents & Families

Sept. 30-Oct. 1 is a great time for families and parents to visit their students on campus. Check out all the fun events and make plans to attend!.

Lecture
“Resistance and Change: A Comparative Literary Analysis of Latin American Female Voices in the 20th Century”
For her Senior Study, Spanish major Amy Newell ’11 analyzed how the works of two 20th-century Latin American female poets sought to resist and ultimately change the expectations and norms held for women in their respective societies.

Advancement

SUPPORT THE MARYVILLE FUND

Starting Sept. 25 and continuing through Oct. 12, current students will be calling alumni, parents and friends to ask for their support of the MC educational experience and a gift to the Maryville Fund. Please pledge when they call or go online now to make a gift.

Fun

FacebookDO YOU “LIKE” US?

Stay up-to-date with campus news, athletics, alumni events and other happenings by joining the College’s social media pages. We’ve made joining easy by compiling all the links on one webpage. Check it out, and “like” our posts!

Retired Faculty
Dr. Robert Bonham speaks to Dr. John Perry while Jane Huddleston and Dr. Dean Boldon catch up Sept. 2 at the annual Retired Faculty and Staff Brunch.

 

Homecoming

HomecomingSCHEDULE FULL FOR OCT. 21-22 WEEKEND

Where else can you see a football game, soccer game, crafts fair and old friends and professors – all within 48 hours and walking distance? Where else will you see (and hear) the reunion of the Blue Shades Rock ‘N’ Roll Band? Check out the 2011 Homecoming schedule and make plans to attend!

Academics

ConvocationSEE, HEAR AND READ ABOUT THE 2011 CONVOCATION CEREMONY

The beginning of the academic year is memorable affair – full of tradition and pomp. Visit the MC website, and you can experience it through videos, photos and text.

Faculty

NEW FACULTY WELCOMED

Jan Taylor joined the faculty ranks as an instructor of English composition after several productive years as a staff member in the MC Learning Center. Dr. Josh Ennen ’03, who made a name for himself in wildlife biology by discovering a new turtle species, is a visiting instructor in the Natural Sciences Division.

Admissions

MEET MARYVILLE IS SEPT. 24

Campus visits sell Maryville College, and “Meet Maryville” events are as comprehensive a look at MC as they come! If you know a prospective student, send them this link to the Admissions Office website.

Athletics

Kandis SchramKANDIS SCHRAM CELEBRATES WIN NO. 600

A win against Covenant College was a milestone for Kandis Schram ’85, who is enjoying her 26th season as head coach of MC’s women’s volleyball team. Read about Schram’s accomplishment on the Athletics website.

Alumni

Alumni16 LEGACIES AMONG NEW STUDENTS

Among the newbies are young adults who’ve heard about Maryville College their entire lives. Read and watch an interview with Brad Allison ’82 and Susan Williams Allison ’84, who are happy daughter Laura was family member No. 11 to choose MC.

Student Development

DevelopmentCHECK OUT VIDEOS FROM NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

As these new videos show, the course is still dedicated to helping students make the transition to college and learn about the College and its mission, but it’s also fun, as videos about Expedition and the Great Race show.

Appalachian Lecture Series

Amy GreeneAMY GREENE VISITS CAMPUS SEPT. 20

The New York Times bestselling author of Bloodroot kicks off the series at 8 p.m. in the Harold and Jean Lambert Recital Hall. For details on the lecture and other writers and performers who are scheduled to speak this fall, visit the MC website.

Clayton Center for the Arts

Imago Theatre ZoozooTICKETS ON SALE FOR IMAGO THEATRE ZOOZOO

This is one for the family – visual, funny, imaginative. Go to the Clayton Center website to see the video, then buy your tickets!

 

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