Pres. Becerra named to Virginia Business 2022 Women in Leadership list

Pres. Becerra named to Virginia Business 2022 Women in Leadership list

  This week, Marymount University President Dr. Irma Becerra was recognized by Virginia Business in its 2022 Women in Leadership Awards, which identify female executives in the Commonwealth who have excelled in their careers and are paving the way for other women to follow in their footsteps. In the second year of the Awards, Virginia […]

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New curriculum agreement between MU, Florence University of the Arts

New curriculum agreement between MU, Florence University of the Arts

  Earlier this month, Marymount University signed an agreement with Florence University of the Arts – The American University of Florence (FUA-AUF) that will result in new, exceptional educational opportunities for students in Marymount’s School of Design and Art to study in Florence, Italy. Haute Couture was born in Florence, and the city is home […]

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President Becerra advocates for Dreamers on DACA’s 10th anniversary

President Becerra advocates for Dreamers on DACA’s 10th anniversary

  Yesterday on Capitol Hill, #WithDACA – a coalition of the American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC), Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), TheDream.US, FWD.us, National Immigration Law Center (NILC), Pre-Heath Dreamers, Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and United We Dream – marked the 10th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […]

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Alumnus completes study on predicting mass shootings from social media

Alumnus completes study on predicting mass shootings from social media

  In the wake of yet another high-profile mass shooting in the U.S., this one taking the lives of 21 people at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, a recent doctorate recipient from Marymount University has completed his research on how social media postings can predict mass shootings before they occur. Nnaemeka Ekwunife, who received […]

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MU joins Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit

MU joins Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit

  As it continues to grow its emphasis on research activity and collaborations with other institutions, Marymount University has now joined the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (CWHA CESU). Established in 2001, the consortium includes 69 universities and research institutions across the greater Mid-Atlantic region in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, […]

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Marymount joins Oak Ridge Associated Universities Research Consortium

Marymount joins Oak Ridge Associated Universities Research Consortium

  Marymount University has been accepted to join the research consortium of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), an elite group of more than 150 major colleges and universities that collaborate to provide innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. The University’s acceptance was announced at ORAU’s Annual […]

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Marymount launches Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner tracks

Marymount launching multiple online tracks for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program

  Designed to meet the growing demand for advanced mental health services in the U.S., Marymount University is launching a trio of online tracks for its Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) degree program. The online BSN-DNP PMHNP, the online MSN-PMHNP and the online Post-Master’s PMHNP Certificate will allow students to acquire the skills and […]

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Marymount competes with Catholic University in inaugural Pope’s Cup

Pope's Cup ceremony with Marymount and Catholic

  In a ceremony hosted by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington on Thursday afternoon, the Catholic University of America Cardinals received the inaugural Pope’s Cup over the Marymount Saints. A group of administrators from each university were on hand for the ceremony that saw Most Rev. Michael Francis Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, present the trophy […]

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Nomination period open for Marymount’s second-annual Halo Awards

Nomination period open for Marymount University’s second-annual Halo Awards

  Marymount University will recognize alumni, faculty, community members and organizations for their achievements and service to others through the second-annual Halo Awards. Recipients will be celebrated at the Halo Awards dinner on Thursday, February 23, 2023. The call for nominations is currently open, with a deadline of Friday, July 15 to submit names for […]

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MU’s TechSet program wins Education Technology Innovation Award

Marymount’s TechSet program wins Northern Virginia Chamber’s Education Technology Innovation Award

  It was only about one year ago that the idea for Marymount University’s TechSet program was developed, with a mission of preparing college juniors and seniors to succeed as new employees in fast-moving technology jobs in the national capital region. Now, after just one pilot semester, it’s already receiving incredible acclaim from area business […]

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