Marymount duo become Leaders-in-Residence to support Hispanic students

Marymount University Leaders-in-Residence Jessica Benitez and Ashly Trejo Mejia

  When the opportunity arose to become a resource and advocate for fellow Hispanic students at Marymount University, sophomore Jessica Benitez and junior Ashly Trejo Mejia were eager to fill the role. “I think I have the ability to grow as a leader and share opportunities available to people of color,” Benitez said.  Both students […]

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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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