Marymount community mourns loss of influential English professor, Dr. Lillian Bisson

Dr. Lillian Bisson, center, at Marymount University

  Last week, Dr. Lillian Bisson – a professor emerita who gave 41 years of service to Marymount University and is still a revered figure within the institution’s academic circles more than a decade after her retirement – passed away at the age of 80. The scholar of medieval literature, remembered well for her record […]

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Marymount leading GO Virginia investment program targeting work readiness

Marymount University leading GO Virginia investment program targeting work readiness

  With an investment of $425,000 from the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board, Marymount University is leading the way in designing a program to help college students from across the area develop technology skills they’ll need to be ready for the workplace upon graduation. The Tech Set program, which is scheduled to begin during the […]

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Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

  As the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in adults over the age of 65, falls can greatly impact the health and well-being of older adults in our community. In 2018, there were an estimated 36 million falls resulting in eight million injuries. That translates to more than 950,000 hospitalizations and $50 billion […]

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MU leads Virginia, DC institutions on diversity, intl. students in 2022 Best Colleges Rankings

MU leads Virginia, DC institutions on diversity, intl. students in 2022 Best Colleges Rankings

  In the latest edition of the Best Colleges Rankings from U.S. News & World Report, Marymount University has once again been recognized for fostering an inclusive, diverse campus with a global perspective. Among all public and private institutions in Virginia and Washington, D.C., Marymount leads the pack in Campus Ethnic Diversity. For Most International […]

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Marymount pays tribute with 9/11 memorial events during 20th anniversary

A tribute to alumna Jennifer Tino, who died on 9/11

  Twenty years ago, the entire nation was shaken after thousands of Americans perished as a result of multiple terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Marymount University paid homage to the memory of the more than 2,900 victims and their families during multiple 9/11 memorial events held on campus. On the morning of September 10, Marymount […]

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Marymount holds COVID-19 panel, announces 96 percent vaccination rate

Marymount announces 96 percent on-campus vaccination rate during COVID-19 roundtable panel

  “With the start of a new academic year upon us, and with the most students on campus since March of 2020, I remain confident in our ability to deal with any COVID-related challenge that comes our way.” Those words from Dr. William Bisset, Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs at Marymount University, […]

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‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

  As Marymount University has fully returned to a face-to-face academic delivery model for the Fall 2021 semester, the institution is committed to both supporting the safety and health of all its community members while also providing a vibrant on-campus learning and living environment for the students it serves. The University’s approach is represented through […]

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Marymount’s Fall 2021 Welcome Week brings all students back to campus

Marymount University’s Fall 2021 Welcome Week brings all students back to campus

  For the first time since March of 2020, Marymount University has officially returned to a fully in-person, face-to-face learning and living model, as the entire student body is back on campus for Fall 2021 Welcome Week and the beginning of fall semester classes. On Thursday, about 240 new students arrived on Move-In Day and […]

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Marymount restores beloved green space on campus

The newly restored front lawn at Marymount University

  Just in time for the new school year, Marymount University has transformed the parking lot in front of the Main House into a usable green space. This effort is fueled by the University’s commitment to students’ experience and to the vitality of the natural environment that surrounds the campus. “As students, staff, faculty and […]

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