Counseling students give back by volunteering at cervical cancer screening event

  Every year, the Cancer Resource Center (CRC) at Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) in Arlington, Va., sponsors a free cervical cancer screening event that aims to target women who are uninsured or underinsured in the local community. The CRC partners with the VHC’s Clinic and Pathology departments to provide pap smears and follow-up care as […]

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The Arlington Catholic Herald: Marymount University emphasizes service on Charter Day

Since 1950, Marymount University in Arlington has emphasized three core values – one of them being “service to others.” As the community marked the day of the institution’s founding 70 years ago, its members proved that service is not just something they talk about – it’s evident in their actions.   The university’s charter day […]

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Marymount names Barry Harte as new Vice President for Finance and Operations & Treasurer

  A results-driven team builder and creative leader with extensive experience working in private and public higher education, Barry Harte has been appointed as Marymount University’s next Vice President for Finance and Operations & Treasurer. Starting this December, Harte will serve as an entrepreneurial financial steward and collaborative leader who guides a broad portfolio of […]

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Washington Business Journal: Happiness? In 2020? Washington Business Journal Power 100 leaders share where they find it.

If there was a sentiment that summed up 2020, it would certainly not be happiness.   Between Covid’s excruciating double whammy of a public health and economic crisis, soaring unemployment, struggling small businesses, hundreds of thousands of deaths, rising rates of depression, reminders of systemic racism and a disturbing political divide — all under an […]

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Charter Day events celebrate Marymount’s 70th anniversary through service to others

  Since 1950, Marymount University has emphasized three core values – one of them being “service to others.” As the community marked the day of the institution’s founding 70 years ago, its members proved that service is not just something they talk about – it’s evident in their actions. The University’s Charter Day celebration on […]

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Inside Higher Ed: How This University President Has Kept Enrollment Strong During the COVID-19 Pandemic—While Pivoting Towards the Future

Dr. Irma Becerra still remembers—with some disbelief—her first day as an undergraduate in the late ‘70s, when her university’s president addressed the incoming freshmen by saying, “Look to your left, look to your right—only one of you will graduate.”    “That has been the expectation,” says Becerra, now the president of Marymount University, a comprehensive Catholic […]

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Marymount partners with DCPS Persists program to increase guidance, support for students

  Last month, Marymount University officially established a new partnership with District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) to support DCPS Persists, an innovative program that will provide students in the Class of 2020 and beyond a guaranteed support network as they embark on the next chapter of their educational journey. Through DCPS Persists, eligible students […]

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Lambda Pi Eta chapter wins Rookie Chapter of the Year, Rookie Advisor of the Year awards

Images in this story were taken before the COVID-19 pandemic. The Marymount University chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (LPH), the official honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA), is set to receive two awards in November – Rookie Chapter of the Year and Rookie Advisor of the Year. Following a competitive selection that was resolved with […]

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New fully-online Physical and Occupational Therapy programs now available at Marymount

Beginning in January 2021, Marymount University will offer new fully-online programs in the Physical and Occupational Therapy fields that are designed to advance the working professional through an innovative educational experience.   These programs, in partnership with Rehab Essentials, feature world-class curricula taught by expert faculty from each profession. The contemporary online format engages students […]

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