Pres. Becerra, students travel to San Diego for HACU conference

Pres. Becerra, students travel to San Diego for HACU conference

  Last month, the Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities (HACU) held its Adelante Leadership Conference in person for the first time since 2019. Taking advantage of the opportunity, Marymount University sent a group to San Diego to learn about rebuilding a more resilient and inclusive America through championing Hispanic success in higher education. Joining […]

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MU ranked as a national university for first time in institution’s history

Marymount ranked as a national university for first time in institution’s history

  In the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings, Marymount University has debuted on the list of ‘Best National Universities’ – a reclassification that has been years in the making and an achievement that will be celebrated on campus for accomplishing a key goal in the institution’s Strategic Plan. […]

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Afghanistan refugee making a difference in Marymount’s DEI Center

Afghanistan refugee making a difference in Marymount’s DEI Center

  In late August of last year, Muzhgan Yarmohammadi was fleeing her native Afghanistan and everything that she knew as the country collapsed to the Taliban after decades of conflict and the withdrawal of U.S. troops. With uncertainty clouding her future, she – and her family – then spent several months transitioning from place to […]

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Marymount University cements new partnership to support Latino veterans

A new partnership with ALVA aims to support Latino veterans

  As Virginia’s first and only Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), Marymount University is now doubling down on its commitment to support the educational success of minority students through a new partnership with the American Latino Veterans Association (ALVA).  “Marymount is dedicated to providing a pathway to education for all those who seek it, and it’s our […]

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Why diversity is so important to the Marymount experience

Why diversity is so important to the Marymount experience

  What do you want to get out of your college experience? Whether you’re hoping to gain a world-class education, make lifelong friends in a diverse and welcoming community or jumpstart your career by taking advantage of every possible professional opportunity, Marymount University has just what you’re looking for. Read on to learn more about […]

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You should choose a college near D.C. — here’s why

You should choose a college near D.C. - here's why

  Deciding where you’re going to go to college is an incredibly important decision, one that shouldn’t be taken lightly or without serious consideration. But this decision shouldn’t just be about which university you choose — you should also put serious consideration into the area around the university you choose. For that reason, we’re here […]

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MU commemorates National Day of Racial Healing with campus, community members

The National Day of Racial Healing on January 18, 2022

  On Tuesday, Marymount University hosted virtual events with students, staff, faculty and community members to encourage honest conversations and opportunities to build trust in commemoration of the National Day of Racial Healing.  “On this day, we gather together with our diverse religious and spiritual traditions to condemn racism in all its forms,” explained Shannon […]

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Challenging injustice — join Marymount on a journey in Sociology

Challenging injustice — join Marymount on a journey in Sociology

  In Marymount University’s Sociology program, we focus on empowering students to value diversity as strength, recognize internationality as a gift and understand the dynamics of inclusion. Our Sociology degree embodies Marymount University’s tradition of cultivating an appreciation of the value of difference and challenging structural foundations of social injustice. Are you ready to join […]

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9 basic elements of a complete college application

10 basic elements of a complete college application

  When tackling the college admissions process, it’s important to have a good understanding of the elements of a traditional, complete application. After all, a well-rounded application is incredibly important for sharing a holistic reflection of your talents, passion to learn and drive to succeed! Here is a quick overview of what your college application […]

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Interior Design student wins Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

Interior Design student Sidnia Garcia was awarded the IES District of Columbia Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

  “Ever since I was little, I was captivated by design.” This is how Marymount University Interior Design student Sidnia Garcia began her winning essay as part of the application process for the Illuminating Engineering Society District of Columbia Section (IESDC) Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship. The merit-based scholarship recognizes future leaders in the fields of […]

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