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Holi Festival Photos

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Feature Slider, Photos | 0 comments

All photos by Brooke Wainwright.

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Design students create posters for Earth Week

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

Students enrolled the Design I course, taught by MC Associate Professor of Art Adrienne Schwarte, designed and printed posters that advertised events happening on campus during Earth Week. Each student chose which event their posters focused on. Some students highlighted the ice cream social while others focused on all of the events. The posters were on display in the second-floor gallery of the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Art and Recital Hall from April 25-28. Students used Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign programs to complete their posters and draw attention to the importance of Earth Week. “Earth Week at MC is a series of events designed to generate awareness about environmental problems and encourage the community to learn about and be a part of the solutions, celebrate our planet and engage in physical health and wellness outdoors,” said Schwarte,...

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Maryville College announces 2017 commencement speakers

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Maryville College has announced both its Commencement and Baccalaureate speakers for its May 21 graduation ceremony for the class of 2017. Dr. Frances Henderson, associate professor of political science at Maryville College, will be this year’s baccalaureate speaker. This year’s commencement speaker will be Jack Spencer, an internationally recognized public health professional. Spencer, a graduate of the class of 1965, is known for his expertise in disease prevention. According to a news release from the college, Spencer’s address is titled “You Are Now Entering the Mission Field,” and the Scripture reading will be from Philippians 2:1-7, Mark 9:35 and John 20:21. Spencer will also be receiving an honorary doctor of public health degree from the college during the commencement ceremony to celebrate his work in the health field. Also according to a news release from the college, Spencer has...

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Senior Wills

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Perspectives | 0 comments

I, Haley Saxon, will plenty of my sass to Kameron Graves, and if all possible, my Flex Dollars for endless coffee and Sour Patch Kids. I also will a little bit of my love for late night star gazing to Tabitha Edwards.   I, Alex Willard, would like to leave behind a challenge to constantly search for truth and to constantly grow your faith to all present and future MC students.   I, Emily Randles, would like to will my love and dedication to Concert Choir, Voices of Praise, InterVarsity, GCO, the Worship Night crew, and the faculty and staff in the music and education departments. I will numerous hours of practicing, working on thesis, attending various performances, and stressing out about juries to my fellow music majors.   I, Bethany Headrick, leave my formidable stress cleaning to Nicole...

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Hughes selected for THEC service award

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Feature Slider, Features | 0 comments

Maryville College senior Alyssa Hughes ‘17 is among five college students in Tennessee to be named recipient of the 2017 Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award sponsored by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). Created in 1991, the award was named in 1997 for Harold Love, Sr., the late state representative from Nashville who was instrumental in passing legislation for community service recognition programs for higher education and was known for his compassion and good humor. The award recognizes outstanding community service at the campus level and carries a $1,000 cash prize. “The individuals selected to receive recognition represent the many dimensions of community service – volunteer work, public service, charitable service and leadership roles in community organizations,” according to THEC’s website. “They serve as ambassadors for community service among the many diverse higher educational communities in Tennessee.” Hughes,...

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