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Event to honor student veteran graduates

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Feature Slider, News | 0 comments

Mr. Ted Higgs retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army and is an Adjunct Instructor of English and Latin at Maryville College. He also formerly served as the director of MC’s Military Student Center. As we have done in past years, the college will be recognizing graduating student veterans and military dependents in a special cording and coining ceremony that will take place on Friday, May 18, at 4:30 p.m., in the House in the Woods.  The...

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Baseball teams closes season with praise and USA South awards

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As the baseball season came to a close on Sunday, April 22 with a 4-2 loss against Methodist, the Scots celebrated their many victories and individual team awards. Earlier in the season the team had a 26-5 record and No.17 national ranking. While the season ending is bittersweet for the seniors who are ending their student athlete careers, the team still brought home many awards for their hard work. Senior Evan Ezell won one of the highest honors with...

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Beginnings and endings: A reflection of the 2017-2018 academic year

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As the 2017-2018 Maryville College academic year comes to a close, now is the time to reflect on this period of grand beginnings, growth, loss, learning, chaotic politics and sad farewells. Containing three deaths, multiple retirements and numerous changes to academic policy, the end of this year marks the end of a tumultuous time in the College’s history. This year, the college had many celebrations for those who made Maryville their profession. Several individuals bade bittersweet goodbyes to the...

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“A Quiet Place” Breaks with and Furthers Cinematic Conventions

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

Part monster-movie and part post-apocalyptic drama, “A Quiet Place” did well at the box-office and better with reviewers. Directed by and starring “The Office”alum John Krasinski, “A Quiet Place” was released in theatres on April 6, 2018. Its first week in theatres saw it earn a $50 million profit, the second largest debut for any US film in 2018, and it currently has a 95% ‘freshness’ rating at film review-aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes. The film’s innovative use of sound...

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Senior art and design shows this May

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This May, four Maryville College seniors will be showcasing their senior thesis works in the various Clayton Center for the Arts’ galleries. Casey Clarke, Brandi Payne, Nadia Marrero-Silva and Andrew Trotter will all have their displays up from May 7-17. During regular gallery hours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, anyone is welcome to come see the exhibits. There will also be a collective reception held May 17, which will begin at 6 p.m. and last until 8 p.m....

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The 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium

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As every Maryville College student knows, senior year is the time of the feared and respected thesis. While every senior must complete a senior study, the College presents a handful at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 20 was the third annual symposium, with both oral and poster/laptop presentations. Oral presentation from the Natural Sciences, Math and Computer Sciences divisions were given by Cara Coleman ’18 presenting “Characterization of Regulatory T Cell Suppressive Activity,” Chloe Kilpatrick ’18 presenting “Effects of...

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Maryville College Works: A Senior Guide To Avoiding Alligators

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Congratulations to the class of 2018, the first-ever class to graduate under Maryville College Works! By now, you should have all of those pesky checks completed. The checklist is a helpful way to track your graduation requirements in Maryville College Works, and may even be an irritating reminder of what’s left to do while you’re juggling the 12,000 other things that are required of you during your senior year. Of course, the checklist is not an end in itself....

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2018 Academic and Leadership Awards Ceremonies recognize Maryville College students

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An annual celebration of scholarship and academic achievement, Maryville College’s 2018 Academic Awards Ceremony took place on April 21. Held within the Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theater in the Clayton Center for the Arts, a grand total of 53 awards were given out among 62 students of various class levels. Core Curriculum: There were four senior recipients of the Liberal Arts Award: Cara Coleman, Kameron Graves, Jenna Hunt and Kathleen Staller. This award recognizes each student as having maintained...

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Clowney Chosen as 2018 Commencement Speaker

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For the 2018 Graduation ceremony, Maryville College has selected Mrs. Shirley Carr Clowney to deliver the commencement address on May 20. An Alcoa native, Clowney was one of the Maryville Six, the first group of African-American students admitted to the college following the 1954 Supreme Court decision “Brown v. the Board of Education,” the ruling that ended segregation in the nation’s schools. Clowney and the other members of the Maryville Six, all of whom enrolled in MC in the...

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Meet the Editors: Rachel Britt

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Features, Perspectives | 0 comments

With constant charm and candidness, even at 9 a.m., the Echo’s graphics editor, Rachel Britt, is a shining example of what Maryville College has to offer. Born and raised in Maryville, Tenn., Britt chose to attend Maryville College as a Graphic Design major. Along with being an editor for the Echo, Britt is a dance captain for the Maryville College Dance Ensemble and a first soprano in the choir. Britt’s job requires her to design the layout of the...

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