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Scot-e-News - June 2019

Clayton Center for the Arts
Announces 2019-20 Season

Wynonna & The Big Noise photo

The Clayton Center for the Arts recently announced its 2019-20 season, which opens Sept. 19 with Wynonna & The Big Noise (pictured above). The season includes a variety of performances, including Cirque Mechanics, Dallas String Quartet, Windham Hill’s Winter Solstice Concert, The Chieftains, The Choir of Man and more. Partial season packages and full season subscriptions are available now, and individual tickets for some shows will be available starting July 22. For more information, visit the Clayton Center website or call the Clayton Center Box Office at 865.981.8590.

MC students and faculty in Greece

May Term 2019

MC’s new May Term offered students opportunities for up-close, hands-on experience and reflection. Several courses emphasized travel – both in the U.S. and abroad. Groups traveled to Bonaire to explore tropical ecology; Greece to study ancient and modern Greek history and culture; New York City to explore the history of immigration in the city; Peru to learn about Peruvian history, culture and traditions; and California to study diversity in the U.S. The MC volleyball team also traveled and competed in Europe. Use the links above to read about each trip!
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BRAVO! Award

Maryville College has received a BRAVO! Beautification Award from Keep Blount Beautiful for Fayerweather and Anderson Halls. The award is given to properties for their landscaping and beautification efforts. Read the press release!
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College Consortium

This spring, Maryville College launched a pilot program with online course-sharing platform College Consortium. The arrangement is allowing numerous Maryville College students to stay on track or get ahead this summer by taking courses that satisfy requirements in six different academic divisions. Read the press release!
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Thank You!

On May 31, we reached our $1.5 million goal for the Maryville Fund, finishing with a total of $1,517,359.34. During the 2018-19 fiscal year, 1,812 donors gave to the Maryville Fund. Thanks to your support, our students will continue to benefit from a life-changing MC education, collaborating with exceptional faculty mentors, engaging in innovative research experiences, and learning on one of the nation's most beautiful and historic campuses. Our donors are an important part of the legacy of dedication and support that has sustained MC for two centuries!
KT Week 2019 group photo

KT Week 2019

The 23rd Annual Kin Takahashi Week was held June 3-5 on campus. There were 95 volunteers who contributed over 1,500 hours of work and completed 21 projects. View the wrap-up to read more about it and see the photos!
Art Hafner, Montana Newroth, Gail Hafner

MC Legacies

We love MC legacies! If you have family members who would be a great fit for MC, be sure to encourage them to check us out. The Office of Admissions offers many options for campus visits this summer, including daily tours and Twilight Tours. Several MC legacies in the Class of 2019 just graduated – see the photos taken during freshman year in fall 2015 and on graduation day last month!

Upcoming Events


Aug. 10: Bicentennial Community Celebration
The community is invited to join us on the Clayton Center Plaza from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. as we celebrate the Bicentennial with food trucks, free kids activities, and the premiere of our Bicentennial video featuring unique historical footage. It's a party 200 years in the making!

Aug. 18: Bicentennial Church and College Community Worship
A Faith Community Fair will be held at 6 p.m., which will give MC students the opportunity to meet members of local churches and faith communities. All are welcome to attend the community worship service, led by Rev. Dr. Anne McKee, at 7 p.m. at the Clayton Center. In addition to welcoming first-year students, this year’s worship service will celebrate our area’s faith communities and our history of shared mission and service. And shared music will be a highlight! If a quartet or several members of your church choir would like to participate in a community choir for the service, please contact Kathleen Farnham or Alan Eleazer.  

Oct. 18-20: Homecoming 2019
A Bicentennial Celebration is planned for the evening of Oct. 19 – make plans to attend, and watch the MC website for more info!

Dec. 6: Messiah performance
Join us for a special Bicentennial performance of Handel’s “Messiah” at the Clayton Center for the Arts! Watch the website for more details.
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