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Monday, June 01, 2009

The January 26 issue of Nursing Spectrum reported on
the nine Marymount Nursing students who each received $7,500 BB&T/Inova Scholarships for the last semester of their second-degree B.S.N. program. This is the second
year that this scholarship, designed to help address the critical regional and national shortage of nurses, has been offered.

Dr. Chris Domes, vice president for Enrollment and Student
Dean James Ryerson on the PBS Online NewsHour
Services, was a guest on Washington’s NBC4 News on January 29, talking about the effects of the economy on college enrollments.
An article by Dr. Domes on financial aid and the affordability of Catholic higher education has appeared in a number of Catholic newspapers around the country, including Catholic New York; the Catholic Advocate in Newark, NJ; the Catholic Standard in Washington, DC; the Catholic Review in Baltimore, MD; and the Arlington Catholic Herald.


Dr. Terry Long, professor of Economics, was a guest on NewsChannel 8’s Washington Business Tonight on March 14, discussing the stock market rally and what investors can expect going forward. She predicts continued ups and downs, with the market beginning to stabilize by the end of 2009.


On April 6, James Ryerson, dean of Marymount’s School of Business Administration; Suzanne Harvey, director of the Career and Internship Center; and M.B.A. candidate Alex Kevorchian were featured in a PBS Online NewsHour segment titled “Bad Economy Drives Young People to Graduate School.” The story also included representatives of Georgetown Law, Howard University, and Kaplan, Inc.
Dr. Kenneth Yusko, associate professor of Human Resources, was on National Public Radio in April, talking about the firefighter promotion case before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a specialist in employment testing.

The Portfolio in Motion student fashion show garnered national coverage in Women’s Wear Daily and Teen Vogue.