Marymount alumnus Michael D. Smith confirmed as new CEO of AmeriCorps

Marymount alumnus Michael D. Smith becomes next CEO of AmeriCorps

  Michael D. Smith, a 2001 Communication graduate of Marymount University, became the new Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCorps, the only federal organization leading community service and volunteerism across the nation. Starting in the role earlier this month, Smith was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in December 2021 after receiving a nomination for the position […]

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Journalism leaders appear in MU classrooms for Fall 2021 Communication Speaker Series

Journalism leaders appear in MU classrooms for Fall 2021 Communication Speaker Series

  A variety of professional journalists from print, television and digital news outlets made appearances this semester in the University’s Contemporary Journalism and Broadcast Writing & Delivery courses, both taught by Professor Kathleen Murphy Nee, to share their advice and expertise with Marymount students. Speakers included:  Steve Warmbir, Editor-in-Chief of the Chicago Sun-Times Alexis Rogers […]

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7 majors for students who enjoy reading, writing and researching

7 majors for students who enjoy reading, writing and researching

  STEM fields are important — there’s no doubt about that. But with STEM fields so highly promoted, it might seem hard for people who like reading and writing to find their niche in a less technical field. However, there are more options available to students who love to write, research and read than you […]

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9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

  Deciding your career path as a teenager can seem pretty daunting. What if you don’t know exactly what you want to do right now? Maybe you have a vague idea of an area you want to work in, but you aren’t sure about the specifics? That’s where we come in. The team at Marymount […]

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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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Rising MU senior receives coveted scholarship as he pursues broadcast news career

David Moreno, rising senior at Marymount University and recipient of Sigma Delta Chi Foundation scholarship

  For the second consecutive year, a Communication student at Marymount University has been named the recipient of a scholarship bestowed by the DC Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Foundation (SDX/DC). David Moreno, a current Marymount junior, is one of only three recipients of SDX/DC scholarships among all university students in the national […]

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Noteworthy journalists, communication experts highlight Fall 2020 Communication Speaker Series

  Despite the strains posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Marymount University’s academic Communication program still produced an engaging Fall 2020 Communication Speaker Series featuring talented professionals across the media industry. Below is a list of speakers, arranged in chronological order leading with the most recent: Professor Christie Phillips’ COMM 206 Introduction to Public Relations class […]

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Lambda Pi Eta chapter wins Rookie Chapter of the Year, Rookie Advisor of the Year awards

Images in this story were taken before the COVID-19 pandemic. The Marymount University chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (LPH), the official honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA), is set to receive two awards in November – Rookie Chapter of the Year and Rookie Advisor of the Year. Following a competitive selection that was resolved with […]

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