The Scot-e-Newsletter: News for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Maryville College
    Fall 2013 Volume 12    
 
In This Issue
1. Homecoming 2013:  Experience the weekend in images and text
2. Enrollment:  Largest freshman class welcomed to campus
3. Academics:  Scots Science Scholars off to strong start
4. Faculty:  Four new educators among faculty
5. Admissions:  Prospective students invited to Nov. 16 “Meet Maryville”
6. Student Development: MC hosts Latino Foodways Festival Nov. 2
7. Advancement:  Be one of the 991!
8. Athletics:  Three teams top conference standings
9. Alumni:  Christmas Open House is December 2
10. Fine Arts:  Check out our Arts & Culture calendar!
11. Clayton Center for the Arts: Tickets remain for two fun musical performances

Catchin’ Up

Marissa McInniMarissa McInnis ’04 lives in Washington, D.C., and has a very interesting job with the Environmental Protection Agency. She is active in other things – including the “MC in DC” alumni chapter, of which she is president. Catch up with her!

Undergraduate Research

Hill
"Analysis of Medical Care Among East Tennessee Hispanic Immigrants"
In her Senior Study, Fiorina Adorati ’13, a double-major in chemistry and Spanish, wanted to see if local immigrants’ knowledge of medical conditions and access to care mirrored national trends. Read more.

Upcoming

CCAThe Samuel T. Wilson Center for Campus Ministry will be on the College Hill Historic District’s new Holiday Homes Tour. Mark your calendar for Sat., Dec. 7, 4-8 p.m. and watch the MC website for ticket information.


Next semester, the College’s Community Conversations Series will focus on the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Watch the website for details!

 

Especially for Parents

Family Weekend 2013 was a success!  Several parents, siblings, grandparents and other loved ones made the trip to campus to visit their Maryville College student and take part in some fun activities. Check out photos on flickr.

With the holidays not too far away, make note of these residence hall closings: 9 p.m., Tues., Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving (reopening at 1 p.m., Nov. 30); and 9 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 12 for Christmas break (reopening at 1 p.m., Jan. 5).

 

Fine Arts

CHECK OUT OUR ARTS & CULTURE CALENDAR!

Are you a fan of the Concert Choir? Enjoy jazz? Inspired by visual art? A variety of interesting events and exhibits are scheduled through the rest of the year. See when and where.

Clayton Center
 for the Arts

CCA
TICKETS REMAIN FOR TWO FUN MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

Rounding out the 2013 calendar are a piano performance by Emile Pandolfi and a Christmas “Spec-tac-yule-ar!” by the Three Redneck Tenors. Reserve your seats today!

 

Homecoming

Homecoming 2013
EXPERIENCE THE WEEKEND IN IMAGES AND TEXTS

The annual event was a month earlier than usual, but that didn’t seem to affect turnout, participation or enthusiasm from alumni! And the weather was great! Re-live it here.

Enrollment

LARGEST FRESHMAN CLASS WELCOMED TO CAMPUS

Classrooms, residence halls and the dining room seem a little more full this year thanks to 349 freshmen, an 11.5 percent increase over last year’s freshman enrollment number. Read the story.

Academics

Scots Science ScholarsSCOTS SCIENCE SCHOLARS OFF TO STRONG START

Thirteen freshmen moved to campus three weeks before the start of school to get ready for success in STEM majors. Many are already reporting that the NSF grant-funded Scots Science Scholars program is exceeding their expectations. Visit the website to learn why.

Faculty

New Faculty
FOUR NEW EDUCATORS AMONG FACULTY

The departments of economics, exercise science, psychology and writing/communications all welcomed visiting professors and instructors this semester. Meet them.

Admissions

Meet Maryville Event
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS INVITED TO VISIT MC

The last “Meet Maryville” of calendar year is right around the corner. If you know a high school student, community college student or adult learner who should learn more about Maryville College, please encourage him or her to sign up! For more information, visit the website.

Student Development

Food Festival FESTIVAL IS NOV. 2

From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., authentic foods from South and Central America and the Caribbean will be for sale, and presentations will be made on the history, culture and chemistry of Latin ingredients and dishes. Come and experience “nixtamal to grits.”

Advancement

Maryville Fund LogoBE ONE OF THE 991!

The Maryville Fund phonathon is underway now through Nov. 7, and the College needs 991 donors to meet the goal for this fall campaign! When current students call to ask for your support, please pledge! You can also go online to make a gift.

Athletics

USA South Conference Logo

THREE TEAMS TOP CONFERENCE STANDINGS

MC’s football and volleyball teams are undefeated in conference play. Women’s soccer is enjoying a 10-1 record against USA competitors. Follow the Scots!

Alumni

ChristmasCHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE IS DECEMBER 2

The Blount County Alumni Association invites alumni and friends to kick off the holiday season at this year’s Christmas Open House on Monday, Dec. 2, 4:30-7 p.m. in Willard House. Come for hors d’oeuvres, beverages, fellowship and visits with Santa.

 

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