ARLnow: Marymount President wants to double school’s size, establish itself as “Arlington’s University”

Marymount University President Irma Becerra isn’t slowing down. With the 2019-20 school year underway and 455 students moved into the new upscale apartments at the newly-acquired “Rixey” building in Ballston, part of a $250 million investment in Marymount’s expanded Ballston presence, Becerra is continuing to push her Strategic Plan to double the Catholic university’s in size by 2024. Becerra and […]

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Hungary Today: Széchenyi University signs cooperation agreement with American Marymount University

This week, between the 29th of September and the 1st of October, a delegation from the Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia visited the Széchenyi István University in Gy?r to talk about future opportunities for double degrees, joint research, as well as student and teacher exchanges, following a cooperation agreement between the two institutions back in March. […]

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Külhoni Magyarok (Hungarians Abroad): Memorandum of Understanding between Marymount University in the United States and Three Higher Education Institutions Abroad in Hungary

The Head of Marymount Catholic University in the United States and three foreign higher education institutions abroad met at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr. Katalin Szili, the former Speaker of Parliament, in Budapest, where they signed a letter of intent on cooperation between their institutions. Statement by Hungarian higher education institutions abroad Dr. György […]

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Washington Business Journal: Viewpoint: Note to Congress – it’s time to step up and protect DREAMers

By Irma Becerra – Contributing Writer It’s hard to believe it has already been two years since the cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which was on the books for seven years. I can only imagine the anxiety felt by the more than 800,000 DREAMers who could face deportation if the […]

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WDVM: For first time, Marymount University partners with TheDream.US and welcomes Dreamers on scholarship

On Thursday, Marymount University welcomed 427 undergraduates of its Class of 2023.   According to Marymount, the 2023 freshman class is the most geographically diverse class the college has seen in the last five years, and this year it includes a handful of Dreamers — students who are receiving scholarships because they don’t qualify for […]

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The Arlington Catholic Herald: Marymount University welcomes new provost

Hesham El-Rewini is the new provost at Marymount University in Arlington beginning this month. El-Rewini comes to the university after serving at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks since 2008, where he worked as dean of the college of engineering and mines as well as senior vice provost (2017-18). Before UND, El-Rewini served […]

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Washington Business Journal: Marymount’s president intends to double the school’s size. Here’s her plan.

Irma Becerra hit the ground running the moment she took over the Marymount University presidency. She and her team crafted a new strategic plan, a framework that shows exactly where the Catholic university’s new leader aspires to take it: Bigger. As Becerra approaches the end of her first year leading the Arlington college, a role […]

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