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Scot-e-News - July 2018

Lambert to retire after 2019 season, College announces personnel changesPhoto collage of Randy Lambert, Raul Placeres and Sharon Wood

Randy Lambert ’76, Maryville College head men’s basketball coach for almost four decades, has announced that he will retire from coaching at the end of the 2018-2019 season – his 39th at the helm of the program. Raul Placeres ’06, who played for the Scots from 2003 until 2005 and has served as Lambert’s assistant for the last seven years, will become the College’s head coach for men’s basketball next spring, and Sharon Wood ’83, director of athletic training, will serve as interim associate athletics director for 2018-2019. Read the press release on the MC website.

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KT Week 2018

The 22nd Annual Kin Takahashi Week was held June 4-8 on campus. There were 112 volunteers who contributed over 3,200 hours of work and completed more than 80 projects. View the wrap-up to see the photos and news coverage!
"The Greatest and the Grandest Act" book cover

Astor Contributes to Book

Dr. Aaron Astor, MC associate professor of history, wrote a chapter in the recently published book, The Greatest and the Grandest Act: The Civil Rights Act of 1866 from Reconstruction to Today. Read more about his chapter, which is based on research he conducted for his book, Rebels on the Border: Civil War, Emancipation and the Reconstruction of Kentucky and Missouri, 1860-1872.
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Colleges of Distinction

Maryville College has been recognized for its innovative application of high-impact educational practices, earning its title as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction for the 2018-19 academic year. Read the press release.
Dr. Tricia Bruce

Bruce Receives Research Grants

Dr. Tricia Bruce, MC associate professor of sociology, has received grants from the Louisville Institute and the Appalachian College Association to support research on “church conversions,” or physical spaces that transition from religious purposes into non-religious purposes. Read about Bruce's current research, as well as other research that has recently gotten national attention.

2019 Alumni Award Nominations

Do you know someone deserving of an alumni award? The deadline is Oct. 1 to submit nominations for the 2019 Alumni Citation and Kin Takahashi Award for Young Alumni. Award recipients will be honored during Homecoming 2019. Visit the MC website to read more about the awards and submit nominations.
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