Dr. Matthew Shank Named President Emeritus of Marymount University

Dr. Matthew D. Shank was announced as Marymount University’s president emeritus by the Board of Trustees on Tuesday evening during a reception to honor him and celebrate the success of his seven years as president. Among his many accomplishments, President Emeritus Shank oversaw the development of the University’s Ballston Center, the expansion of both the […]

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Food For Thought Works to Alleviate Food Insecurity

What began as a way to engage Marymount University biology students in a fun community project has grown into a thriving organization that works to alleviate local food insecurity and promote sustainable living through urban agriculture.    Food For Thought was founded by Brenna Cook ’18 and Dr. Susan Agolini, Clare Boothe Luce assistant professor of […]

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Marymount Encourages Visits During Virginia Private College Week, July 23-28

Marymount University invites high school juniors, seniors and their families — as well as college students interested in transferring— to visit campus as part of Virginia Private College week from July 23-28. Any prospective student who visits MU that week will automatically receive an application fee waiver. In addition, those who visit three or more […]

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Marymount University’s Dr. Brian J. Hollar Earns Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Brian J. Hollar, an associate professor at Marymount University, has been named a regional recipient of the 2018 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs’ Teaching Excellence Award. Hollar was honored along with other regional recipients at the ACBSP Conference 2018, held June 8-11 in Kansas City, Missouri. He received a crystal medallion and […]

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Marymount University Announces Promotions, Tenure

Dr. William J. Ehmann, Marymount University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management, has announced that eight faculty members have earned tenure, two have been promoted to full professor and seven have been elevated to associate professor. “I’d like to congratulate each of these faculty members on these milestone achievements as recognized […]

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Marymount University Hosts Opening Conference of Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

A pair of Marymount University students are interning with the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty this summer, and participated in its opening conference, which Marymount hosted last week. Kerry Hagerty, a junior sociology major, is serving at Charleston, West Virginia’s YWCA and will work with clients dealing with domestic violence. Quinn Healy, a senior […]

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Three Physical Therapists with Marymount University Connections to be Honored

Three members of the Marymount University family will be honored with awards June 28 during the American Physical Therapy Association Conference (APTA) and Exposition in Orlando, Florida:   Dr. Diana G. Venskus, an associate professor of physical therapy, will receive the Humanitarian Award. The recognition honors individuals who exemplify the compassionate nature of the profession and […]

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