Marymount financial aid director appointed to national scholarship board

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  Higher education and providing the needed funding to help cover the cost is a personal mission for Keia Brown, Director of Financial Aid at Marymount University.  “In my new role at the University, I have the privilege of working with parents and students who are navigating the financial aid process, many for the very first […]

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Marymount hosts MLK prayer service, “A Journey Towards Healing: Where Do We Go From Here?”

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  On Sunday, the Marymount University community gathered virtually to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a MLK prayer service, “A Journey Towards Healing: Where Do We Go From Here?” The event, sponsored by the Office of Ministry and Spiritual Life and the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, was streamed live on […]

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Center opens as hub for intercultural engagement

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  “Marymount University honors our diversity as a source of strength, and it seeks to achieve unity through that diversity,” said Dr. Irma Becerra, President of Marymount University.   On Friday, Marymount unveiled the new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Center, located on the first floor of Rowley Hall. The opening marks a milestone in providing […]

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The EvoLLLution: Illustrating the Value of Education to Prospective Students

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  With the disruption of the pandemic, students are questioning the value of education, and institutions need to step up and show them its importance, especially now. In this interview, Joe Sallustio and Elizabeth Leiba talk to Irma Becerra about how Marymount University shifted their strategic plans in light of the pandemic, how to help students see […]

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D.C. artist unveils “Magnolia” exhibit in Cody Gallery to highlight Black women during MLK Week

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  Washington, D.C., artist Nekisha Durrett debuts her latest collection of artwork, Magnolia, in an exhibit at Marymount University’s Cody Gallery this week. The exhibit opens as organizations, institutions and people across the country commit to acts of service in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “The importance of Dr. King’s legacy as it […]

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Saints Center for Service partners with Volunteer Arlington for countywide MLK Day of Service event

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  “A day on, not a day off.” This motto encapsulates the national movement that has made Martin Luther King Jr. Day the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. On Monday, members of the Marymount University community and the Arlington area […]

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Gov. Ralph Northam recognizes MU during State of the Commonwealth Address

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  On Wednesday night, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam delivered his third State of the Commonwealth Address to a virtual joint session of the General Assembly, following the theme of “Calling the Commonwealth to action in times of crisis.” In addition to discussing topics such as the violence at the U.S. Capitol and the ongoing COVID-19 […]

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Marymount professors publish new book on place-based learning amidst backdrop of COVID-19

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  The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc across the globe while Marymount University’s Dr. Elizabeth Langran, Professor in Education, and Dr. Janine DeWitt, Professor in Sociology, were finishing their new book, “Navigating Place-Based Learning.”  “The spread of the pandemic highlighted how place matters in our daily lives, as well as how some communities deal with more […]

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Marymount team advances to semifinals of 2021 NRF Foundation Student Challenge

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  Three Marymount University students teamed up and put their entrepreneurial skills to the test in a high-profile business competition, and placed in the top 10 teams while putting their ideas and their school on the national level. Joshua Dungo, Mariana Reyes and Carolyn Treuting were members of Marymount’s semifinalist team in the 2021 NRF […]

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President Becerra responds to Wednesday’s violence at the U.S. Capitol

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  The following message was sent to Marymount students, faculty, staff and trustees on Thursday. Dear Marymount Community, Like many of you, I was shocked and horrified as I followed what took place yesterday on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol – known across the world not just as the meeting place for the legislative […]

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