The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in the Dunham Student Activity Center, 6800 Wydown Blvd., St. Louis.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Clayton resident Gary Krosch is the new board chair for the university.
The Fontbonne University board of trustees has appointed Gary Krosch, senior vice president, U.S. Trust — Bank of America, the new board chair for the university. Krosch has served on the board since 2007, and succeeds Joseph B. McGlynn, Jr., who served as board chair for three years. (PHOTO) “Gary and his wife Patricia have always been loyal and dedicated friends of Fontbonne,” said Dr. Dennis Golden, Fontbonne president. “As a seasoned business professional, Gary will bring entrepreneurial zeal and executive leadership to the university. His wise counsel and commitment to our mission are deeply appreciated.” Prior to his position at Bank of America, Krosch was president and owner of Colonel Day’s Inc., a business that included 55 …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Debbie Daly Meyer is the school’s new director of major gifts.
Friday, October 26, 2012
The funds will fund graduate programs for educators working with hearing impaired children.
Grants from the U.S. Department of Education will help fund graduate programs at Fontbonne University. The university received the $2.5 million in grants to help fund two programs training educators to work with children with communication disorders or who are deaf or hard of hearing. According to the St. Louis Business Journal, a $1.25 million grant will help enroll students in a 29-credit-hour graduate concentration within the university’s speech-language pathology master’s program. A second $1.25 million grant will go toward a 36-credit-hour graduate degree program in early intervention in deaf education. That program will prepare students to work with young children who are deaf and their families to facilitate development of listening…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The appointees include alumna Marie Joan Harris, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Avila University, and Mary Margaret Maguire, director of association and partnership for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis Province.
Fontbonne University in Clayton shared the following news update Tuesday. Links have been added. Fontbonne University welcomes five new and returning appointees to the board of trustees. “In their lives and in their work, each of our new and returning trustees emulates the university’s mission, and each helps make it possible,” said Dr. Dennis Golden, Fontbonne University president. “With their assistance now and in the future, we’ll continue educating leaders to serve a world in need, here in St. Louis and beyond.” Marie Joan Harris, CSJ, is the current provost and vice president for academic affairs at Avila University, where she has taught or served in administration since 1970. A Fontbonne alumna, she was honored as a member of the …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
He will serve as interim vice president for institutional advancement, the school reported.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Deanna Jent, a theater professor at Fontbonne University, wrote the play that will be produced starting in September in New York City.
The new drama Falling by theater Professor Deanna Jent of Fontbonne University in Clayton will debut off-Broadway next month at the Minetta Lane Theater in New York City, a news release issued this week states. It follows an 18-year-old with autism named Josh as his family adapts to a visit from a relative. Jent is artistic director of Fontbonne's Mustard Seed Theatre. She previously adapted novels such as Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis for the stage, the release states. She received a 2012 Kevin Kline Award for Best New Play and previously won a Kevin Kline Award for Best Director of a Musical for her Godspell production. Lori Adams will direct the play, which will be produced by Terry Schnuck, …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The advocate for sustainable food will kick off the Clayton university's semester, which is dedicated to learning about food and food production.
*Editor's note: An earlier version of this article was unclear about which events are open to the public. While convocation is not open to the public, two events listed at the end of this article are open to anyone. This article has been updated accordingly. Filmmaker and healthy-food advocate Curt Ellis will speak Aug. 29 during convocation at Fontbonne University in Clayton, the school announced in a news release. Students at the school will learn about food and food production throughout the fall 2012 semester. Ellis also co-founded FoodCorps, an AmeriCorps initiative that provides training for leaders who spend a year teaching children in limited-resource areas about healthy food, taking care of school gardens and more. “Mr. Ellis's …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The group of close to 90 women is committed to giving at least $1,000 yearly toward projects associated with the Clayton university. It formed in 2007 and has awarded nearly $340,000 in grants.
A group of women committed to charitable giving for Fontbonne University projects is celebrating its fifth anniversary, the school announced Wednesday in a news release. “Members can be as involved as they would like,” stated Karen Gedera, immediate past president of the Fontbonne Community Connection (FCC). “All of us, however, believe in the importance and worth of education, and we value having a personal stake in our charitable giving.” Since its founding in 2007, the group has given $339,000 in grants to Fontbonne for projects such as: The FCC comprises 86 members and has sponsored 65 projects, 14 of which received funding this year. Members commit to giving at leave $1,000 annually. The group will be honored at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 29 at …
Monday, July 30, 2012
She taught throughout the St. Louis area, an obituary from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch states.
Joan H. Hanson taught theater and speech throughout the St. Louis area, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. She died Wednesday. Hanson worked at Clayton's Fontbonne University, among many other schools. Read more about Hanson's life in the complete Post-Dispatch obituary.