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Springtime in the Smokies

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Feature Slider, Photos | 0 comments

On Feb. 18 Mountain Challenge hosted an open hike to Spruce Flat Falls. Students hiked a two mile round trip to view the breathtaking falls and embrace the changing of the seasons. This spring Mountain Challenge will be hosting various events both on and off campus such as open hikes and Camp 4. To stay updated on upcoming events hosted by Mountain Challenge like them on Facebook or visit...

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Black History Month at MC

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Feature Slider, Photos | 0 comments

In honor of Black History Month, Maryville College’s Black Student Alliance hosts various events each February. Following tradition, BSA held several of its annual events again this year. To kick off the month BSA hosted an African Dance Class on Feb. 2 in Bartlett 102. During the class international student Claudia Pires taught students how to dance a couple of traditional African dances. On Feb. 9 BSA hosted its annual Apollo Night which invited students to perform for a competition in Lambert Recital Hall. This year six acts performed; four of those were singing acts and two were dances. Three winners were chosen by a panel of judges. On Feb. 16 BSA hosted another annual event, Poetry Night, which invited students to read poetry in an open mic style setting before watching the performance of guest poet Jasmine Mans....

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Wildlife photography from the students of Dr. Drew Crain

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Feature Slider, Photos | 0 comments

Dr. Drew Crain started off his J-Term class with the basics of what makes a great photograph. Next, he showed his students examples of successful wildlife photography as well as the work of previous classes. The students appreciated seeing examples of what they might find in the coming weeks on their excursions. The class’s first shoot was on the MC campus with some resident turtles and a frog. The first off-campus excursion was to Benton’s Hams, Tanasi and Fort Loudon. All other excursions were to Cades Cove in the GSMNP. The class focused on being in the field and learning about how to appropriately interact with nature. One of the assignments in the class is to develop a Flickr blog and post photos so that students can give and receive critiques on how to get not just good, but...

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Christmas break is almost here; Go home and spread some cheer

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Photos | 0 comments

The tree is up, stockings are hung, and lights are on the house. Christmas is quickly approaching as well as finals. With the stress of final projects and exams it is important to sit back, spend time with family and friends and enjoy this holiday season. Decorating your home for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving is a very popular family tradition. These photos show some of the many decorations in my home. Whether you are traveling back home for Christmas or staying right here in East Tennessee, be safe and have a Merry...

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Maple Lane Farms

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Photos | 0 comments

Maple Lane Farms located in Greenback, TN is just a short 20 minute drive from the Maryville College campus. According to their website, in 1999 Maple Lane Farms began the first mega corn maze in Tennessee. Each fall the farm is open to the public and hosts an elaborate corn  maze throughout the month of October. In addition, the farm hosts a hayride, pumpkin patch, fall store and carnival type foods. These  photos by Brooke Wainwright give a glimpse into the experience one might have at Maple Lane Farms. -Tobi...

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Veteran Suicide Awareness campaign

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in News, Photos | 0 comments

The Student Veteran Association hosted a Veteran Suicide Awareness campaign in front of Pearson on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. SVA Vice President Lori Hidalgo said, “We hope this to be the first of many SVA events to raise awareness on campus and within the Maryville community.” All photos by Ariana Hansen. Click to...

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