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MC students to MC staff

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Perspectives | 0 comments

This week’s alumni spotlight turns to David Clifford, a former Bonner scholar and class of 2016. A commonality between all alumni I’ve interviewed has been the absence of an initial plan to come back, in a way it just sort of finds everybody differently. Clifford’s case was no different.    When he graduated, he was eager to move on to the next stage of his life.     “Leaving campus is typically part of that,” he said. It’s not that he didn’t admire Maryville College, but he had started to outgrow MC as a student.    Clifford was encouraged to apply for a newly opened position by some of his connections at the college, and now he can be found coordinating the current Bonners, Center for Campus Ministry (CCM) scholarships, setting up meetings and keeping up with outreach in the community. But what...

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Bio, bears and bucks, oh my!

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Feature Slider, News | 0 comments

At a Liberal Arts college, it’s not unusual to mix interests such as Biology and Photography for example; when Dr. Crain takes 12 students into the Great Smoky Mountains with a bunch of cameras, the consequence is very unique. The results of this are calendars, featuring photographs taken by Dr. Crain’s J-term Wildlife Photography class, which are edited and put together by Mary Workman, MC’s publication manager. Each month features a student-shot photograph, a picture of the student, as well as the title and a short description of their photo. The class may be called Bio200, but that doesn’t mean that you have to be a biology major to participate. The featured students range in year from freshman to seniors, and students in majors from finance to theater were peppered throughout the biology majors. The photographs included included in...

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