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Scot-e-News January 2018

January Term 2018Students playing in snow

Learning by experience is valued by the Maryville College community, and January Term helps guarantee that students are given opportunities for up-close, hands-on experience and reflection. From Appalachian Music to Wilderness First Aid, MC students are learning about a wide range of topics this J-Term. Visit the MC website for a list of courses and descriptions. Looking for a good book to read? Check out our J-Term reading recommendations!

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ECE Partnership

Maryville College is partnering with Equal Chance for Education (ECE) to provide scholarships to young undocumented students living in East Tennessee. The agreement, signed by Maryville College President Dr. Tom Bogart on Dec. 14, spells out how the College and ECE Foundation will provide college tuition, mentoring and other ongoing support to students who are not eligible for financial aid or student loans because of their legal status. Read the press release.
Dr. Laura Hartman

February Meetings

Dr. Laura Hartman, an author and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, will be the guest speaker for Maryville College’s 2018 February Meetings, which will be held in April this year. The theme for this year’s February Meetings is “Living Well: Making Good Choices in a Material World.” Read the press release for more details about the two events that are planned for April 9-10.
TAO: Drum Heart

Clayton Center

The Clayton Center for the Arts’ 2017-18 season continues this month with "The Sound of Music" on Jan. 20 and Dublin Irish Dance on Jan. 23. Visit the Clayton Center website for more information about the season, which includes performances by The Illusionists: Live from Broadway, TAO: Drum Heart and more!
Expanding Horizons participants

Expanding Horizons

Registration is now open for Expanding Horizons, a week-long residential retreat program hosted at MC for rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade high school students who have a faithful interest in religion and theology and show a promise for leadership in their schools, churches and sports teams. Expanding Horizons 2018 will be held June 3-9, and the theme is “Wild: Discovering God in the Untamed.” Know any students who would be a good fit? Send their names and contact info to Jordan Conerty.
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1,000 Career Games

Maryville College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Randy Lambert ’76 coached his 1,000th career game on Jan. 6, as the Scots used a come-from-behind effort for a 69-61 victory over USA South foe N.C. Wesleyan. Lambert – in his 38th season – finished his first 1,000 games with a 687-313 record and looks to notch his 700th win this year. Read the press release on mcscots.com.
Paul Phoenix

Paul Phoenix

Paul Phoenix, a Grammy Award-winning singer and former member of the internationally acclaimed ensemble The King’s Singers, will be Maryville College’s artist-in-residence Jan. 28 through Feb. 1. A public performance is planned for Tues., Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Clayton Center for the Arts. Read more on the MC website.
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