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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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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Sesame Street nonprofit names MU alumna as Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Wanda Witherspoon

  Wanda Witherspoon, a graduate of Marymount University, has been selected to lead racial justice work as the new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO) at Sesame Workshop. Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit organization behind the beloved television program, Sesame Street.  Witherspoon graduated from Marymount with a B.A. in Mass Communications and Public Affairs. […]

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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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