4 ways college students can start building a network in D.C.

4 ways college students can start building a network in D.C.

  College students are (or should be) focused on successfully completing their four-year degree. But in the midst of homework, tests and having a social life, sometimes college students forget to make networking a priority. Networking is super important, and it offers you the chance to make valuable connections that may lead you to finding […]

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Marymount receives $1.46 million NSF grant to empower STEM students

Marymount receives $1.46 million NSF grant to empower STEM students

  Amidst an ever-increasing need to meet the high-technology needs of today’s American workforce, faculty leaders at Marymount University are launching a new need-based scholarship program that will help students in STEM majors persist in their studies and pursue essential and fulfilling careers. The STEM Citizen Science Scholars Program, which officially began this month, is […]

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Presidential Leadership Fellows Program aims to grow top talent at MU

Presidential Leadership Fellows Program aims to grow top talent at MU

  This month, nine staff and faculty members at Marymount University were accepted into the inaugural Presidential Leadership Fellows Program, a first-of-its-kind program at the institution which aims to further develop the leadership skills of manager-level employees. Sponsored by the Office of the President, it demonstrates a deep commitment to retaining and maximizing the talent […]

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3 must-read books for college students pursuing a competitive edge

3 must-read books for college students pursuing a competitive edge

  Okay, we get it — you’re probably thinking, “Why would I want to read more books when I’m about to spend the next several years reading, writing and researching?” While it’s true that college is a lot of work, it’s really important to prepare yourself with good habits and a strategic plan for making […]

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New Medical Sciences program boosts opportunities in competitive health fields

Marymount University’s new master’s program in Medical Sciences boosts student opportunities in competitive health fields

  College graduates who have their eyes set on admission to medical school, dental school or other health-related professional schools know that the competition can be fierce. But with Marymount University’s brand-new M.S. in Medical Sciences program, students will have the opportunity to separate themselves from the competition and bolster their chances at success. The […]

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3 reasons why you should get to know your professors personally

3 reasons why there is real value in getting to know your professors personally

  One of the most beneficial things you can do in college is build relationships with your professors. This is especially easy to do at universities with smaller class sizes (Marymount’s student-faculty ratio is 14:1). College professors are fascinating people! You may have a Biology professor who researches and volunteers in Belize, a Physical Therapy […]

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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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D.C. is our classroom: Eight reasons to choose D.C. for college

D.C. is our classroom

  At Marymount University, we like to say that “D.C. is our classroom.” That’s because our campus is only a few short miles from Washington, D.C. We use our close proximity to the nation’s capital to augment our students’ education and opportunities for success. Here are a few reasons why it’s strategic to attend a […]

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MU joins Employers of National Service network to boost talent pipeline

Marymount University joins the Employers of National Service network

  Demonstrating that hiring alumni of national service programs is a high priority for the institution, Marymount University has been accepted as a partner of the Employers of National Service network. An initiative that connects AmeriCorps and Peace Corps alumni with employers from every sector to create recruitment, hiring and advancement opportunities, the network gives […]

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MU unveils new Center for Career Development in Ballston location

Ribbon cutting at Marymount University's new Center for Career Development

  This Monday afternoon, Marymount University hosted a grand opening ceremony for its new Center for Career Development in the Ballston Center, celebrating not only a new office location for the department but a restructuring of the Career Development model for Marymount students. Under the leadership of new Director Joseph Gebbie, the Center is collaborating […]

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