Murphy Part of Award-winning Big Data Team

The chair of Marymount University’s Department of Information Technology is on a team that won a $10,000 award from the Arlington Public Schools in a competition to use “big data” to predict – and improve – student success. Dr. Diane Murphy was part of Deep Learning Analytics and Afliates, which beat out 22 other competitors. […]

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Marymount Grad Wins Fairfax County Counseling Award

Ashlee Nelson received the 2014 Outstanding First Year School Counselor Award from Fairfax County Public Schools. Nelson, who received her master’s degree in counseling from Marymount University in 2012, is the fourth Saint to win the award since its creation in 2010. “I’m honored to receive this recognition,” said Nelson, who has counseled seventh and […]

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Marymount Professors Encourage Female App Innovators

Two Marymount University professors presented a paper on inspiring female innovators at the 20th Americas Conference of Information Systems last month in Savannah, Ga. Dr. Michelle Liu and Dr. Diane Murphy discussed “Inspiring and Cultivating Female Innovators through Mobile App Development” on Aug. 9. Their work was sponsored by the National Science Foundation with the […]

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Marymount connection leads to kidney donation for young father

When Fatima Estorninos needs help, the 2011 Marymount University graduate doesn’t hesitate to turn to her alma mater, which is what she did as director of youth ministry at St. Agnes Catholic Church. She never dreamed that request would lead to a potentially life-saving kidney donation for her brother. But that’s what happened after she […]

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Marymount’s Mental Health Program Wins National Awards

ARLINGTON, Va. – Marymount University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program has received The 2014 Outstanding Counselor Education Program Award, the top national honor given by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). “It’s really quite an honor to have our program be recognized as a national leader,” said Dr. Lisa Jackson-Cherry, chair of the […]

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Marymount Hosting Dancing With Stars Event

Marymount University is hosting a special event, “MU Dancing with the Stars,” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 in the Rose Bente ?Lee Center on the school’s main campus, 2807 North Glebe Road, Arlington. Cost is $2 for children under 12 and Marymount faculty, staff, students, alumni and their guests. General admission tickets are […]

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