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In This Issue
A monthly peek inside the challenging and engaging studies offered at Maryville College. This month, experience BUS333: Human Resource Management.
MC Quick Facts:
The College’s current heating system started as an experiment by the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Department of Energy and the College in 1982. Coinciding with the World’s Fair in Knoxville, the experiment tested the efficiency of burning wood waste as an energy source. Tours of the plant and demonstrations were held at the College.
The MC football team will be hosting its fourth-annual Kick-Off Golf Tournament at Royal Oaks Golf Course in Maryville on July 21. The event begins with registration at 12:30 p.m. and lunch at 1 p.m. Prior to the 2 p.m. shotgun start, Coach Tony Ierulli will present a pre-season outlook on the 2007 squad. A $70 fee covers lunch, greens fee, cart and prizes. Please register before July 19. To RSVP, contact Coach Ierulli at 865.981.8282 or tony.ierulli@
Local churches and faith communities are invited to participate in the College’s annual Church & College Picnic, scheduled for Sun., Aug. 26. The picnic is a fun way for congregations to introduce themselves, their programs and their services to students. Each congregation should bring between one to four representatives, food for 35 and display information. For more information or to RSVP, contact Kathleen Farnham at 865.981.8217 or kathleen.farnham@
Gamble Hall is being completely renovated this summer. New plumbing, new sprinkler system, new heat and air, new flooring, new ceiling tiles, new windows and new room furnishings are just a few of the changes being made. Similar work is planned for Copeland and Davis halls in the coming years. Renovation of the Court Street apartments is also underway. And on the topic of residence halls, construction on the mirror image of Lloyd Hall is slated to begin in August.
See the photos and read the addresses from Commencement Weekend on the MC web site.
Join the College on the lawn in front of the Fine Arts Center at 11 a.m. for this historic event. For details, go to the press release posted online.
Departmental restructuring and promotions were announced by President Gerald Gibson last month, following the resignation of Mark Cate, vice president for advancement and finance. For details, visit the MC web site.
The May 5 Alumni Choir concert and Retrospective were well attended and enjoyed. Read about the return of the Cureton brothers to Wilson Chapel and the Fine Arts Center and the renewing of wedding vows in the Little Chapel by Dick ’54 and Peggy Evans Abbott ’54 on the MC web site.
The Scots’ senior shortstop/relief pitcher was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association All-American baseball team. Read more about Rosen’s career by linking to the MC web site.
Next week, you can really put those strong arms, legs, backs – and hearts – to work during Kin Takahashi Week 2007! Many projects this year will involve moving boxes and other items out of Wilson and the FAC in preparation for the Civic Arts Center. We need your muscle! Even if you can't bench-press 50 pounds, make plans to sign up! Projects of all shapes and sizes are planned. For more information, contact Diana Canacaris ’02 at 865.981.8198 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current MC students are exploring vocations and the working world. Read the press release announcing who’s interning and where.
More than 300 students made the grade this spring. Read their names in a press release posted online.
With six conference championships and four second-place finishes, the Maryville College Athletic Department garnered enough points to take home the Presidents’ Cup for the entire Great South Athletic Conference. Go to the athletics pages of the MC web site for details.
Are you 70 years or older and the owner of an IRA? If so, the Pension Protection Act passed in 2006 allows you to make gifts of up to $100,000 directly to a qualified charity in 2007. In addition, this donation will satisfy all or part of your required minimum distribution for the year. To see how this law can benefit you and Maryville College, visit the MC web site.
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