Pres. Becerra speaks to United Educators members about leadership, persistence in face of workplace challenges

Pres. Becerra speaks to United Educators members about leadership, persistence in face of workplace challenges

President Becerra with Rick Mills, Anita Jones and Tish King of United Educators On March 27, Marymount University President Irma Becerra was a featured speaker at the United Educators (UE) Lunch and Learn series celebrating Women’s History Month. In a conversation moderated by Tish King, UE’s Head of Corporate Communications, President Becerra spoke to in-person […]

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Pres. Becerra honored at alma mater for achievements in STEM, higher education

Pres. Becerra honored at alma mater for achievements in STEM, higher education

  On March 12, Marymount University President Irma Becerra traveled to her alma mater, Florida International University (FIU), to participate in a series of events for the first-ever “Dr. Irma Becerra Day.”  The day began with a fireside chat in which President Becerra spoke with FIU Society of Women Engineers members as part of their “Week […]

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President Becerra speaks on educational equity, economic opportunity at White House Hispanic Initiative meeting

President Becerra speaks on educational equity, economic opportunity at White House Hispanic Initiative meeting

  Last week, the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics convened its fifth meeting at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. Designed to demonstrate the Administration’s commitment to workforce development and economic opportunities for Hispanics, the event also allowed commissioners to gather ideas for recommendations they […]

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Pres. Becerra named to ‘Most Powerful Women in Washington’ list

Pres. Becerra named to ‘Most Powerful Women in Washington’ list

  Washingtonian has named Dr. Irma Becerra, President of Marymount University, to its 2023 list of the ‘Most Powerful Women in Washington.’ The publication selected 169 of the ‘most influential women shaping government, business, the arts, education, law, media and nonprofits’ to highlight with this coveted recognition. President Becerra was included in Washingtonian’s ‘Education Powers’ […]

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President Becerra speaks at Holy Child commencement ceremony

President Becerra serves as keynote speaker at Holy Child commencement ceremony

  Seventy-one seniors graduated last week from the Connelly School of the Holy Child in Potomac, Md., and Marymount University President Irma Becerra was on hand to inspire them and lend words of wisdom as their commencement keynote speaker. Holy Child, a Catholic college preparatory school, is committed to the intellectual, spiritual, artistic, physical and […]

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Pres. Becerra inspires as Women’s Empowerment Luncheon speaker

President Becerra inspires as keynote speaker for Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

  Earlier this month, Marymount University President Irma Becerra served as the keynote speaker for the fifth-annual Women’s Empowerment Luncheon held at the Westwood Country Club. Presented by M&T Bank, the annual event benefits Women Giving Back, a nonprofit that supports women and children in crisis by providing quality clothing as well as a safe […]

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MU graduate programs achieve national rankings for first time

Graduate programs at MU achieve national rankings for first time

  Three of Marymount University’s graduate programs were nationally ranked this week with the unveiling of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Online Programs list. The University’s online Master’s in Business, Master’s in Education and Master’s in Nursing programs all debuted on the list, a first for the institution. This news follows Marymount’s […]

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Pres. Becerra receives DEI Champion Award from Washington Business Journal

Pres. Becerra receives DEI Champion Award from Washington Business Journal

  As a values-driven institution, Marymount University has always been deeply committed to fostering diversity and social justice. This week, campus-wide initiatives and efforts from leadership were placed in the spotlight by the Washington Business Journal, as Marymount President Irma Becerra was honored with the media outlet’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Champion Award for […]

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President Becerra shares innovations with international audience at USAID

President Becerra shares lessons and MU innovations with USAID

  Late last month, Marymount University President Irma Becerra spoke at the Institute of International Education in Washington, D.C., where she shared her thoughts with university presidents and vice chancellors from across the world on how to build long-term institutional ties and university partnerships with innovation. She also reflected on her journey from growing up […]

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Presidential Leadership Fellows Program aims to grow top talent at MU

Presidential Leadership Fellows Program aims to grow top talent at MU

  This month, nine staff and faculty members at Marymount University were accepted into the inaugural Presidential Leadership Fellows Program, a first-of-its-kind program at the institution which aims to further develop the leadership skills of manager-level employees. Sponsored by the Office of the President, it demonstrates a deep commitment to retaining and maximizing the talent […]

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