Over 1,000 receive degrees at MU’s 71st annual commencement

Over 1,000 students receive degrees at Marymount University’s 71st annual commencement ceremonies this weekend

  Continuing a new tradition that began last year, Marymount University held its 71st annual commencement ceremonies this past weekend outside on the Converse Family Field at the institution’s Main Campus in Arlington. Celebrating the Class of 2022, commencement ceremonies were held from May 13-15 for students who qualified for graduation from the Fall 2021, […]

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Commencement speakers named for MU’s May graduation ceremonies

Marymount names commencement speakers for May graduation ceremonies

  In mid-May, approximately 1,080 students will receive their degrees over the course of three days during Marymount University’s 71st annual commencement ceremonies. The newest graduates of the mission-based university will hear from three distinguished commencement speakers – the first female Saudi Arabian ambassador to the U.S., Princess Reema; physicist and former NASA research center […]

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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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Special Education program graduate at MU overcomes challenges to reach finish line

Faith Allen at Marymount University's 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

  Faith Allen didn’t know much about Marymount University when she arrived on campus for the first time during a tour nearly four years ago. But what the Special Education major did know was the unmistakable sense of belonging she felt on that visit. “I fell in love!” Allen recalls. “It felt like a community […]

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MU commencement returns to in-person format, with 1,130 graduating students

Blue and white streamers fly above graduates during Marymount University's 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

*An earlier version of this story included statistics on the number of students who attended commencement ceremonies, rather than the number of total degrees awarded. These references have been updated. After virtual ceremonies were held last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marymount University was proud to once again offer in-person, outdoor commencement ceremonies for […]

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Marymount’s Nursing Pinning Ceremony welcomes graduates into the profession

Marymount University's Spring 2021 Nursing Pinning Ceremony

  “Right now, you stand at the precipice of long and rewarding careers of service and giving back to others. You’ve completed your courses, your laboratory work and your clinical experiences, and you are ready for whatever comes next.” Marymount University President Irma Becerra motivated Nursing graduates of the Class of 2021 with those words […]

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MU holds first-ever Cultural Graduation Reception in celebration of diverse students

Marymount University hosts its inaugural Cultural Graduation celebration.

  The Dean of Students, Equity & Inclusion Office at Marymount University hosted the institution’s first-ever Cultural Graduation Reception on Thursday afternoon, offering an opportunity to acknowledge the accomplishments of first-generation students and Saints from underrepresented groups in an intimate and inclusive environment. The Class of 2021 cultural celebration, which was held virtually for both […]

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MU Nursing student shines as an inspiring graduate from the Class of 2021

Marymount Nursing student Nicholaus Huff smiles alongside his wife and six children.

  For Nicholaus Huff, his journey to becoming a Marymount University Nursing student is intertwined with a love story.  “I first became interested in nursing when I met the woman who would become my future wife, Rachael,” Huff explained. “She is a nurse and her stories of the experiences she had inspired me to consider […]

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Marymount names commencement speakers for three ceremonies this May

Three Commencement Speakers 2021 Photo

  In mid-May, approximately 975 students will receive their degrees over the course of three days during Marymount University’s 70th annual commencement ceremonies. The newest graduates of the mission-based Catholic university will hear from three distinguished commencement speakers – influential Virginian James Dyke, Jr., entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Johnson and business leader Donald Graham. Both […]

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