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May 20, 2013


Monday, May 20 – Summer Sessions I and III begin.

Monday, May 27 – Memorial Day; university closed.

Friday, June 7 – Marymount’s 2013 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day will be celebrated with a lunch cruise on the Potomac River aboard the Spirit of Washington; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For questions, contact Windy Pickett at 6992.

Monday, June 10 – Publication date of the next issue of InsideMU. Submission deadline is Monday, June 3. Email your news to insidemu@marymount.edu. Please note that with the June 10 issue, InsideMU will start its monthly summer publication schedule; issues will be published on July 15 and August 19. Thereafter, InsideMU will resume publishing every other Monday.


Summer Mass Schedule: Campus Ministry announces the summer 2013 Mass schedule:

  • May 21-30: Weekday noon Masses are suspended; they resume on June 3.
  • June 30: Mass at 8:30 a.m.; last 11 a.m. Sunday Mass. (7 p.m. Sunday Masses were suspended for the summer as of
    May 12).
  • August 25: Sunday Masses at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. resume. (The 7 p.m. service will be the Welcome Back Mass, as fall classes start on August 26.)

For questions, contact Campus Ministry at ext. 1607.

Fitness Centers Summer Hours: Faculty and staff are reminded that the fitness centers in Lee Ostapenko Hall and the Lee Center will remain open through the summer and that these facilities are available for your use. From May 20 through August 26, the hours for both fitness centers are

  • Sunday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For questions, contact Ainsley Worrell at ext. 6920 or lcenter@marymount.edu.

New Academic Calendar Posted: Important dates for the 2013-14 academic year have been posted on the Marymount website.

Nominate An Outstanding MU Alum: If you know Marymount alumni who are doing great things in their profession or community, consider nominating them for an alumni award in one of these categories: Alumni Achievement, Alumni Volunteer Leadership, Outstanding Recent Graduate, and Alumni Lifetime Excellence.

Nominations will be accepted through June 28, award winners will be announced in July, and the awards presentation will take place at the Alumni Volunteer Appreciation Brunch and Awards on Sept. 28, during Homecoming Weekend. For details or to submit a nomination, visit the Alumni website.

New Protocol To Reserve Spaces: Joseph Ablao, director of special events and conferences, reminds the Marymount community that there is a new procedure in place to reserve meeting spaces throughout the university.

To inquire about availability of spaces, please email the Conference Center at confcent@marymount.edu. You will receive a response within 24 hours. Once a space is confirmed as available, you must complete an event request form, which also allows you to request IT equipment, physical setups, and food service. Completed forms should be submitted to the Conference Center in person, by campus mail, or by email to joseph.ablao@marymount.edu. The form is available online.  
The new procedure applies to these spaces:
Main Campus
    Reinsch Auditorium
    Lee Reception Room
    Library Board Room
    Main House
    Private Dining Room
    Dining Hall Zones 1 and 2 (staff and
    faculty side)
    Lola’s Cafe
    Dining Hall Landings
    Caruthers Octagon
    Malek Plaza
    Ireton Lawn
    Rowley Lobby
    Rowley Patio

Ballston Center
    Truland Auditorium and Gallery
    Green Room
    Ballston Conference Center
    Ballston 507 (board room)

Any questions from external clients about the cost of meeting spaces or events at Marymount should be referred to the Conference Center at ext. 1540 or confcent@marymount.edu.

Barnes & Noble Bookstore Hours: The bookstore announces its hours for summer 2013:
First week of summer classes:
        May 20-23: 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
        Friday, May 24: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
        Saturday, May 25: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
        Sunday, May 26: closed
        May 27: closed, Memorial Day

Regular summer schedule starts on May 28:
Monday-Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: closed



Melissa Benik, executive director of the Human Resource Leadership Awards; School of Business Administration; ext. 5916.

Fred Brown, maintenance mechanic carpenter; Physical Plant; ext. 1529.

Carter Buschman, assistant manager; Lee Center; ext. 6942.


Hope A. Fisher, director of student access services; Center for Teaching and Learning; ext. 6925.

Jason Jones, security guard, Campus Safety andTransportation; ext. 1600.

Soo Kim, assistant director of special events and conferences; Conference Center; ext. 7783.

Sarah LaRosa, coordinator for global engagement, Center for Global Education; ext. 8058.

Jessica Mackey, administrative secretary; Office of Student Development; ext. 6922.

Carrie Mills, administrative assistant; Office of Student Development; ext. 2615.

Judy Motley, administrative assistant in the dean’s office; Library and Learning Services; ext. 1673.

Eddy Patino, shuttle driver; Campus Safety and Transportation; ext. 5760.

Amanda Stokes, administrative assistant; Office of Graduate Admissions; ext. 5901.


Anne Aichele, formerly director of student access services, has been named assistant director for leadership development, Office of Student Activities; ext. 5735.

Upen Malani, formerly director of campus planning and management, has been promoted to assistant vice president in the same office; ext. 1491.

Colleen McCarron, formerly receptionist in the Office of Admissions, has been named admissions counselor in the same office; ext. 1500.



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