Marymount hosts Ambassador of Bahrain for sports celebration

Marymount hosts Ambassador of Bahrain for sports celebration

  Marymount University’s commitment to fostering a global perspective was on full display as the institution hosted the Bahraini Embassy and the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States, His Excellency Shaikh Abdullah Bin Rashid Al Khalifa, on campus last month. Marymount’s Lee Center buzzed with excitement as Embassy staff and members […]

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Marymount partners with MedStar Health to enhance learning opportunities, scholarships for Physical Therapy students

Marymount partners with MedStar Health to enhance learning opportunities, scholarships for Physical Therapy students

  Students in Marymount University’s Physical Therapy programs can now receive new scholarships and enhanced training inside and outside the classroom through a new and innovative partnership with MedStar Health. This includes five $20,000 scholarships that MedStar Health will offer students in Marymount’s three-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. “We are committed to providing […]

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Board Chair Peter Converse focuses on meaningful, continued progress for Marymount

Board Chair Peter Converse focuses on meaningful, continued progress for Marymount

  The Converse family name is a familiar one at Marymount University’s campus, especially for anyone who has frequented the institution’s athletic facilities in recent years. But the namesake of the Marymount Saints fieldhouse and sports complex is far from the only mark they have left on the University. This past July, Peter Converse began […]

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Marymount announces 2024 Halo Award winners

Marymount announces 2024 Halo Award winners

  Marymount University will recognize one alumna and two community members for their professional achievements and service to others at the 2024 Halo Awards Ceremony and Dinner. Recipients will be celebrated at the City Club of Washington on Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 6-9 pm. The program will include a cocktail hour, dinner and awards […]

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Marymount appoints Joshua Harless as VP of Marketing & Communications

Marymount appoints Joshua Harless as VP of Marketing & Communications

  Following a comprehensive national search, Marymount University named Joshua Harless its first Vice President of Marketing and Communications. He will plan and implement a strategic, integrated approach across all University marketing initiatives, programs and activities. Scheduled to begin his work on Tuesday, January 16, he will serve on President Irma Becerra’s Cabinet and report […]

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Marymount team lands key grant for AI readiness

Marymount team lands key grant for AI readiness

  Artificial intelligence has rapidly expanded in both importance and scale over recent years, with concerns about its safe use and development even leading the White House to issue an executive order related to its ‘extraordinary potential for both promise and peril.’ In higher education specifically, supplemental grants have been fundamental to advancing research that […]

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MU expands access to graduate education for ADW teachers

MU expands access to graduate education for ADW teachers

  Marymount University’s School of Education and the Archdiocese of Washington (ADW) have signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes a partnership between the two institutions, which will result in expanded access to Marymount graduate programs for ADW teachers through an innovative pathway to licensure. Seeking to provide access to high-quality and accredited academic courses […]

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Nursing Workforce Scholarship Program aims to address national shortage

Nursing Workforce Scholarship Program aims to address national shortage

  As the nation grapples with an ever-increasing shortage of nurses, Marymount University is addressing this crisis by collaborating with local health care institutions and launching the new Nursing Workforce Scholarship Program. Through this initiative, Marymount is offering a merit-based $10,000 scholarship starting in the Spring 2024 semester for students admitted to the University’s on-ground […]

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Marymount hosts fellow in ACE leadership development program

Marymount hosts fellow in ACE leadership development program

  Marymount University will soon welcome higher education leader Dr. Nathan Carter to its campus as a Fellow of the American Council on Education’s (ACE) prestigious leadership development program. Dr. Carter currently serves as the inaugural Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). Since 1965, the ACE Fellows Program has […]

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Pres. Becerra named to ‘Most Powerful Women in Washington’ list

Pres. Becerra named to ‘Most Powerful Women in Washington’ list

  Washingtonian has named Dr. Irma Becerra, President of Marymount University, to its 2023 list of the ‘Most Powerful Women in Washington.’ The publication selected 169 of the ‘most influential women shaping government, business, the arts, education, law, media and nonprofits’ to highlight with this coveted recognition. President Becerra was included in Washingtonian’s ‘Education Powers’ […]

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