The Scot-e-Newsletter: News for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Maryville College
    November 2012 Volume 11, Number 9    
 
In This Issue
1. Homecoming 2012: Browse the wrap up!
2. Academics: First Ken Tuck International Study Award winner named
3. Faculty: Dr. Scott Brunger announces retirement
4. Advancement: See architectural renderings of Anderson Hall
5. Athletics: Fighting Scots football team is conference co-champion
6. Alumni: Anderson Hall Alumni Class Challenge reaches $600K
7. Student Development: New format for The Chilhowean!
8. Fine Arts: Reserve your seat for Feaste of Song!
9. Admissions: Financial Aid Forum Set for Dec. 13
10. Clayton Center for the Arts: Four-season show gift package available

Upcoming

The world premier of “The Sniper’s Nest,” a play inspired by Judyth Vary Baker’s book Me and Lee: How I Came to Know, Love and Lose Lee Harvey Oswald, will be performed at the Clayton Center Nov. 29 - Dec. 1. Go to the website to read more about this interesting story.

 

Christmas 2011
The annual Christmas Open House at Willard House is planned for 4:30-7 p.m., Mon., Dec. 3. Come for hors d’oeuvres, beverages, fellowship and visits with Santa, then make your way to the Clayton Center for the Arts for the holiday concert performed by the Orchestra and Community Chorus.

 

Video StillGreat gift ideas! Bow ties made from the Maryville College tartan are $45. Mouse pads are $10, and Anderson Hall calendars are $15. For any of these items, shipping is an additional $5. To order, contact Marde Soutullo at 865.981.8200 or marde.soutullo@maryvillecollege.edu.

Especially for Parents

Residence halls close to students during some holidays. To help plan, please refer to calendars located in the Residence Life section of the website. You can also follow Res Life’s Facebook page.

 

Highland Echo
Read the latest issue!

The Campaign for Anderson Hall

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In this video, former Maryville College registrar Martha Hess ’67 talks about the “Personnel Office,” which included Viola Lightfoot ’34, who worked for Maryville College for 40 years, and Dr. Frank McClelland, former dean of Maryville College.


CLASS CHALLENGE REACHES $600K
Reunion classes stepped up to the plate at Homecoming and today, the alumni campaign for Anderson’s interior is poised to meet (and hopefully exceed!) its $1 million goal by June 2013. See which class is in the lead!

AH Giving guage

 

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Meal
At Maryville College, we appreciate the generosity and support of alumni, parents, faculty and staff and other friends throughout the year, but it’s at Thanksgiving that we especially are mindful of our many blessings. Thank you for all you do for this special place!

Homecoming 2012

Wrap-Up
BROWSE THE WRAP UP!

We know not everyone could make it, so we captured the weekend as best we could in photos, videos and news releases. Check it out!

Academics

Erin MurrFIRST KEN TUCK INTERNATIONAL STUDY AWARD WINNER NAMED

As the first recipient of this award, Erin Murr, a junior from Greenback, will set out for a semester of study in Northern Ireland. Ken Tuck ’54 and wife Sara are making Erin’s dream of study abroad a reality. Read the feature story.

Faculty

Dr. BrungerDR. SCOTT BRUNGER ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

After 30 years of teaching, the professor known for his expertise in African economies and the economics of the U.S. automobile industry is retiring. Read more.

Advancement

AH Drawings
SEE ARCHITECTURAL RENDERINGS OF ANDERSON HALL

As the campaign for the interior renovation gathers momentum, the College released renderings showing what a classroom, reception area and outdoor classroom/amphitheater will look like. Visit the website to see them.

Athletics

Erin MurrFIGHTING SCOTS FOOTBALL TEAM IS CONFERENCE CO-CHAMPION

The team won five of its last six games and finished out the season 5-2 in the conference (6-4 overall), sharing first-place honors with Christopher-Newport and Methodist universities. Visit the Athletics site to read about the exciting conclusion to the season.

Student Development

NEW FORMAT FOR THE CHILHOWEAN!

The College has contracted with KCI, a publisher of custom yearbooks, to produce this year’s Chilhowean. In addition to having “official” pages designed by the Chilhowean staff, students will be able to upload their own photos for personalized pages and buy the full-color, bound book. Find out more.

Fine Arts

Feaste of SongRESERVE YOUR SEATS NOW!

The Dec. 6 dinner and performances by several vocal ensembles, including the Concert Choir, is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit. Get your tickets before Dec. 3. More information is posted on the MC website.

Admissions

FINANCIAL AID FORUM SET FOR DEC. 13

Have a son or daughter who’ll enter college in the next couple of years? You’ll not want to miss this informative session on scholarships, grants and loans that make higher ed more accessible. Visit the MC website for details.

Clayton Center for the Arts

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FOUR-SEASON SHOW GIFT PACKAGE AVAILABLE

Just in time for the holidays! Receive $20 off when you purchase tickets to all four of the remaining season shows. Visit the Clayton Center for the Arts website for details!

 

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