Marymount launches new Intensive English Language Program

Marymount launches new Intensive English Language Program

  This coming January, Marymount University will offer intermediate and advanced English classes for the first time through the institution’s newly-launched Intensive English Language Program (IELP). Catering to international students and other individuals for whom English is not a primary language, the Program assists students in meeting their English proficiency needs while also providing a […]

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President Becerra receives 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award

President Becerra receives 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award

  At its annual Awards Gala on Wednesday night at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C., the Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) organization honored Marymount University President Irma Becerra with the prestigious 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award for her dedicated work at the University and throughout her career in higher education. She becomes […]

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Engineering professor Dr. Eric Bubar earns VFIC Harris Family Award

Engineering professor Dr. Eric Bubar earns VFIC Harris Family Award

  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 a H. Hiter Harris Family Award for his dedication […]

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MU announces winners of 2023 Halo Awards

Marymount announces winners of 2023 Halo Awards

  Marymount University will recognize three alumni, one faculty member and one community member for their professional achievements and service to others at the 2023 Halo Awards Dinner and Ceremony. Recipients will be celebrated at Washington Golf & Country Club on Thursday, February 23, 2023 from 6-8:30 pm. The program will include a cocktail hour, […]

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MU receives over $2 million from Dept. of Education to support retention

MU receives over $2 million from Dept. of Education to support retention

  Marymount University has received a highly competitive grant award from the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP), providing over $2 million in grant support over a five-year period to enhance the institution’s student academic support infrastructure. This funding will allow for the implementation of new High Impact Practices (HIP) aimed at improving […]

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Marymount receives $1.46 million NSF grant to empower STEM students

Marymount receives $1.46 million NSF grant to empower STEM students

  Amidst an ever-increasing need to meet the high-technology needs of today’s American workforce, faculty leaders at Marymount University are launching a new need-based scholarship program that will help students in STEM majors persist in their studies and pursue essential and fulfilling careers. The STEM Citizen Science Scholars Program, which officially began this month, is […]

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Center for Optimal Aging awarded state grant for dementia research

Center for Optimal Aging awarded state grant for dementia research

  Marymount University’s Center for Optimal Aging has been awarded a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF) that will support investigation into the feasibility of remote online administration of the Otago Exercise Program for individuals with dementia, supervised by their care partners. Dr. Julie Ries, principal investigator […]

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Justin Perillo named Vice President and General Counsel at Marymount

Justin Perillo named Vice President and General Counsel at Marymount

  Marymount University has appointed Justin Perillo as its inaugural Vice President and General Counsel, a role in which he will serve as a key advisor on policies and strategies that will guide the institution on the best legal course to successfully execute the University’s mission. He will begin his duties on Monday, October 10. […]

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Hospitality students gain real-world experience with Placemakr partnership

Hospitality students gain real-world experience with Placemakr partnership

  Marymount University is partnering with the tech-enabled hospitality platform and operator Placemakr to launch Placemakr Marymount Ballston, a mixed-use hospitality and residential property next to Marymount’s Ballston Center campus. Starting this fall, the partnership will provide students within the University’s new Hospitality and Innovation MBA track with the opportunity to participate in the operation […]

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MU ranked as a national university for first time in institution’s history

Marymount ranked as a national university for first time in institution’s history

  In the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings, Marymount University has debuted on the list of ‘Best National Universities’ – a reclassification that has been years in the making and an achievement that will be celebrated on campus for accomplishing a key goal in the institution’s Strategic Plan. […]

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