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Humans of Maryville: Caitlynd Winstead


What made you want to join MU Buddies? “Two summers ago (and I’m probably going to do it against next summer) I was a camp counselor at [Wonderland Camp] for twelve weeks. It’s in the Lake of the Ozarks. It’s a camp for anyone with cognitive or physical disabi... More »

Humans of Maryville: Dillon Bowers


When did you graduate from Maryville and what was your major? “May 2015 and criminal justice/sociology.”   How did Maryville prepare you for the workforce as a police officer? “I owe a lot of my success to Maryville. I had so many opportunities presented ... More »

Closer by The Chainsmokers Feat. Maryville Parking


A number of perks appeal to having class later in the day, sleeping in being a driving factor. However, there is one major drawback, especially for commuters: Parking. Spots fill up fast at Maryville and if people don’t plan for it, it’s a race with the clock ... More »

Humans of Maryville: Cade Rich


What influenced you to change your name from Alex to Cade? “In life as we face many challenges, my biggest challenge in life occurred this summer. I spent 31 days in Fort Knox, KY in basic camp for the U.S. Army. During my time there I grew as a person, and fe... More »

Somebody Catch That Snitch; Maryville’s Quidditch team


 For those who don’t know, Quidditch is a sport featured in the author J.K. Rowling’s best-selling Harry Potter series. Since 1997, When Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was first published, many people dreamed of playing Quidditch. In 2005, this dream be... More »

Don't do Curls on the Squat Rack


In the past few years, Maryville University has seen significant growth on campus. This growth includes two additional workout areas, the new fitness addition to Simon and in Saints Hall. Both of these centers feature cardio and exercise machines, pull-up bars... More »

Humans Of Maryville: Erik Shaefer


Why are you majoring in mathematics? “I chose mathematics, because I’m kind of a nerd and because math has job security. Financial math, actuarial science, isn’t that big, so the pay could be great as well,  depending where I want to end up.” Why did you choos... More »

Humans Of Maryville: Brett Harris


Why are you majoring in business administration? “I’m majoring in business administration, because I think it will be very helpful, and it’s a well-rounded degree. Being in business, I felt like it’s a broad degree, and you can do just about anything you want ... More »

Humans Of Maryville: John Wickersham


#HumansofMaryville feat. John Wickersham What inspired you to write a book? “I wanted to work with my son, Jamie. He and I have talked [for] many years about working on a project together. We always talked about [it] and never really did much, so I thought tha... More »

Humans Of Maryville: CJ Hendricks


#HumansofMaryville feat. CJ Hendricks: What’s your major? Why did you choose it? “My major is pre-engineering, and I chose this, because I enjoying working with materials hands on. I am fascinated with the chemistry and math included.” Why did you choose to at... More »