Arlington Catholic Herald: NARCAN access, training expanded on campus

Arlington Catholic Herald: NARCAN access, training expanded on campus

  For years, higher education institutions have ensured that tools such as automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are available and accessible in case of emergencies. Now, in recognition of the devastating state of the national opioid crisis and with the aim of protecting others, Marymount University in Arlington has expanded its NARCAN training program by adding […]

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Forbes: How businesses benefit when employees earn college degrees

Forbes: How businesses benefit when employees earn college degrees

Image courtesy of Getty. Irma Becerra is president of Marymount University, a comprehensive doctoral-granting university known for its innovative curriculum. From climate change to the digitalization of health care, there is no shortage of significant challenges staring back at the next generation of workers. Opportunities abound for those intent on making a difference in the rapidly […]

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Forbes: How to build mutually beneficial inter-organizational partnerships

Forbes: How to build mutually beneficial inter-organizational partnerships

Image courtesy of Getty. Irma Becerra is president of Marymount University, a comprehensive doctoral-granting university known for its innovative curriculum. Inter-organizational partnerships have always been a great path to business growth and success. From building new partnerships to strengthening old ones, there is so much to gain for all involved. Successful collaborations often involve the coming […]

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Washington Business Journal: Irma Becerra of Marymount University is a DEI Champion honoree

Washington Business Journal: Irma Becerra of Marymount University is a DEI Champion honoree

Courtesy: Abdullah Konte/WBJ When Irma Becerra fled with her family from Cuba to Puerto Rico, she built a new life there based on the advice of her grandparents: No matter what you lose, no one can ever take away your education. She didn’t ever picture herself becoming a university president. When she took on the role at […]

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Catholic Standard: At annual gala, SOAR! honors three Catholic leaders for their work and support of aging religious

Catholic Standard: At annual gala, SOAR! honors three Catholic leaders for their work and support of aging religious

  Honorees at the recent Washington, D.C. Awards Gala for SOAR! (Support Our Aging Religious) offered personal tributes to the religious who shaped their lives and work, and praised SOAR! for its outreach to aging and infirm religious across the United States. During the Nov. 2 gala at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, SOAR! […]

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Forbes: Four tips for employee performance evaluations in the new normal

Forbes: Four tips for employee performance evaluations in the new normal

Image courtesy of Getty. Irma Becerra is president of Marymount University, a comprehensive doctoral-granting university known for its innovative curriculum. For years, business education has centered on leaders having the necessary data to inform decisions. In my early 20s, I worked in the local power industry as an engineer leading teams through various process improvement initiatives. […]

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Sun Gazette: Marymount engineering professor lauded at state level

Sun Gazette: Marymount engineering professor lauded at state level

  Dr. Eric Bubar, the founding associate professor of engineering at Marymount University who is well-known for using his scientific and 3D-printing talents to support those in need locally and around the world, has been recognized by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) with an award for his dedication to higher education and student […]

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Sun Gazette: Marymount president lauded for advocacy, outreach

Sun Gazette: Marymount president lauded for advocacy, outreach

  The Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) organization has honored Marymount University president Irma Becerra with its prestigious 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award for her dedicated work at the university and throughout her career in higher education. The award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves through their leadership and generosity in the Catholic community, […]

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Forbes: How to communicate bad news effectively

Forbes: How to communicate bad news effectively

Image courtesy of Getty. Irma Becerra is president of Marymount University, a comprehensive doctoral-granting university known for its innovative curriculum. Recently, I was waiting to board a flight back to Washington, D.C., when the gate agent delivered a curious announcement: “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. The plane has arrived, but we need to wait a few […]

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