Dennis Slon appointed as permanent Vice President for University Advancement at MU

Dennis Slon, Marymount University's new Vice President for University Advancement

  After nearly two months leading Marymount University’s Office of University Advancement on an interim basis, Dennis Slon will stay on for the long term as the institution’s permanent Vice President for University Advancement. Following his arrival on June 1, Slon quickly jumped in to support Marymount’s ambitious Strategic Plan goals by providing leadership and […]

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MU supports launch of national campaign to Double Pell

It's Time to Double Pell - Marymount University

  Marymount University is proud to participate in a national campaign to double the maximum Pell Grant to $13,000 and help more students earn a degree, secure a good-paying job and achieve a brighter future. #DoublePell is a national campaign led by the Double Pell Alliance, a coalition of higher education associations, organizations and advocacy […]

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President Becerra advocates for legislative solution to DACA at White House

MU President Irma Becerra, center, advocates for a legislative solution to DACA with TheDream.US cofounder Donald Graham and Miriam Feldblum of the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education & Immigration

  Following a Texas Federal District Court decision that partially suspended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Marymount University President Irma Becerra joined a coalition of educational, business and community leaders on a “Week of Action” to highlight the urgent need for immigration solutions. Organized by the American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC), which […]

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MU leads local Heat Watch project to detect extreme temperatures

Heat Watch project volunteers Maureen Dour, Learning Specialist at Marymount University, and her daughter, Patrice

  During one of the hottest days of the year, Dr. Susan Agolini, Assistant Professor of Biology at Marymount University, and more than 20 “community scientists” set out across Northern Virginia to understand where residents are most at risk during extreme heat waves. “The Heat Watch project is a way to measure the heat that […]

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MU announces winners of inaugural Halo Awards

Winners of Marymount University's inaugural Halo Awards

  Marymount University will recognize three alumni, one faculty member and two community members for their professional achievements and service to others at the inaugural 2021 Halo Awards Dinner and Ceremony. Recipients will be celebrated during Homecoming Weekend at the Westin Arlington Gateway on Saturday, October 16 from 5-8:30 pm. The program, made possible by sponsors Stifel […]

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Fashion collections of MU graduates on display in Fashion Centre at Pentagon City

A glance at the Portfolio in Motion window display at Fashion Centre at Pentagon City

  For the first time in the history of Marymount University’s Fashion Design program, the fashion collections of three graduates are on display at the world-class shopping mall Fashion Centre at Pentagon City for an extensive showcase.  “It’s such an honor to be a part of something that means so much to me,” expressed Marymount […]

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MU professor selected for competitive USDA fellowship

Dr. Agolini, who was selected for a competitive USDA fellowship, waters newly planted herbs with Marymount University students

  Dr. Susan Agolini, Assistant Professor of Biology at Marymount University and awardee of the Clare Booth Luce Professorship, has been selected to participate in the 2021 USDA E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship. The coveted fellowship is awarded to faculty and staff members from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI’s) across the nation, and offers experiences in […]

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MU partners with Netflix and 2U to launch virtual tech boot camps

Marymount University partners with Netflix and 2U to launch virtual tech boot camps

  The world’s leading streaming entertainment service and a global leader in education technology are expanding their partnership and bringing Marymount University into the fold as they work to increase diversity in tech fields. Starting this August, Netflix and 2U, Inc., will offer three for-credit, fully online tech boot camps in Data Science, Java Engineering […]

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Dr. Marnel Niles Goins announced as permanent Dean for CSH

Dr. Marnel Niles Goins announced as permanent Dean of Marymount University’s College of Sciences and Humanities

  After providing steady leadership over the past year during a transitional period amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Marnel Niles Goins officially takes the reins on Monday as permanent Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities at Marymount University. Dr. Niles Goins began her tenure at Marymount in 2019 as Associate Dean of the […]

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Scholarships agreement with Foundation NVTC raises opportunities for women in STEM

Marymount University signs an agreement to support the NVTC Foundation Kilberg Scholarship Fund.

  Marymount University is encouraging a new generation of women to pursue their passions in STEM by supporting a scholarship awarded by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Foundation. Marymount has signed an agreement in which the University pledges to match the NVTC Foundation Kilberg Scholarship Fund award of $5,000, for a total of $10,000 […]

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