The Scot-e-Newsletter: News for Alumni, Parents and Friends of Maryville College
October 2008 Volume 7, Number 10

In This Issue
Homecoming is just days away!
College unveils Legends Rock
Non-profit/grad school fair
set for Oct. 23
Science majors complete impressive internships
Check out arts and culture events for October
Help recruit! Become a “Maryville Greeter!”
MC desktop backgrounds now available for download

From the Classroom

A monthly peek inside the challenging and engaging studies offered at Maryville College. This month, experience PSY224: Cross-Cultural Psychology.

MC Quick Fact

On Oct. 10, 1977, Sen. Joseph Biden was the guest speaker at the College’s Community Issues and Values program. Speaking in Wilson Chapel, Biden titled his address "A Liberal Who Opposes Big Government." (DISCLAIMER: This factoid is not a political endorsement.)


Prospective students and their families are invited to "Meet Maryville" Nov. 8.

Campaign Update

Want to know where fund-raising stands for the Civic Arts Center? The Anderson Hall renovation? Endowment and the Maryville Fund? The MC web site provides regular updates.

Physical Plant

Campus Improvement Plan Projects Continue

International House
International House

The International House is closed this semester so that extensive interior improvements can be made. In addition to infrastructure upgrades, the improvements include floor repair, new bathrooms, new ceilings, new lighting, new walls and improved stairs. Some spaces are being reconfigured.



Homecoming is just days away!

Have you made your plans to attend? A few events (including a get-together for clergy) have been added to the schedule, so be sure you print the latest version from the web site. Also online are lists of reunion class members who’ve registered.


Legends Rock

College unveils Legends Rock

The Scots' football team ushered in a new tradition at the home opener Sept. 13. Go online to read all about the Legends Rock. Another "unveiling:" The Randy Lambert Basketball Court will be dedicated at 7 p.m., Oct. 17, as a part of Homecoming celebrations.

Student Development

Non-profit/grad school fair set for October 23

Are you a young alumnus/a looking to make a change, career-wise? Do you have a current student who is making after-graduation plans? Representatives from several non-profits and graduate schools will be at Bartlett Hall from 2 until 5 p.m. to talk about opportunities. For details, contact Carrie McConkey at 865.273.8851 or


William Andrew

Science majors complete impressive internships

Rice University, Tufts University and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital were just a few of the places students from the College’s Natural Science Division spent their summers interning. Read about their experiences on the MC web site.


Check out arts and culture events for October

The Appalachian Lecture Series continues on Oct. 14, the Orchestra opens its season on Oct. 20, and MC hosts a “Big Read” event on Oct. 23. Check out the online calendar for other MC events held this month.


Help recruit! Become a "Maryville Greeter!"

Ever thought about contacting prospective students by phone or email, maybe attending a college fair or taking a prospective student to dinner? The Admissions Office is starting a new program called "Maryville Greeters" that will involve both on- and off-campus folks in the recruitment of future Maryville College students. To sign up, contact Wendy Wheeler '01 at 865.981.8089 or


MC desktop backgrounds now available for download

The Alumni Board of MC asked for them and now they are here. Want to promote MC while working at your computer? Download desktop images from our site (October, November, generic versions available) to get started.

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