Marymount’s Nursing Director accepted into prestigious leadership program

Marymount’s Nursing Director accepted into prestigious leadership program

  Dr. Andrew Wolf, Chief Nursing Officer and Director of the Malek School of Nursing Professions at Marymount University, has been selected to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Advancing Academic Leadership for Deans Program. The program is designed as ‘the gateway to success and sustainability’ for new or transitioning nursing […]

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Marymount hosts fellow in ACE leadership development program

Marymount hosts fellow in ACE leadership development program

  Marymount University will soon welcome higher education leader Dr. Nathan Carter to its campus as a Fellow of the American Council on Education’s (ACE) prestigious leadership development program. Dr. Carter currently serves as the inaugural Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). Since 1965, the ACE Fellows Program has […]

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Marymount’s Dr. Gwendolyn Francavillo receives prestigious leadership award

Marymount’s Dr. Gwendolyn Francavillo receives prestigious leadership award

  The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC) has recognized Dr. Gwendolyn Roberts Francavillo, Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance at Marymount University, with its coveted Established Professional Outstanding Leadership Award in honor of her leadership, work and continued support for the advancement of the health education and promotion profession. NCHEC’s Leadership […]

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6 leadership traits MBA graduates share

6 leadership traits MBA graduates share

  So, you’re thinking about getting an MBA? Let’s assume business is your strong suit. If you’ve already earned a degree in business administration, skills in areas such as accounting, finance or project management may already be in your wheelhouse. But do you have what it takes to lead a team? To perform not just […]

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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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Student leaders honored at Saints Achieving Greatness Awards Ceremony

Student leaders honored at Saints Achieving Greatness Awards Ceremony

  Six Marymount University students were recognized for their dedication and contributions to the community during Sunday night’s Saints Achieving Greatness (SAG) Awards Ceremony in the Ballston Center. The event, sponsored by the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, is designed to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of deserving student leaders, with nominations received from […]

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MU to host new satellite campus of LLK Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication

MU to host new satellite campus of LLK Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication

  The Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver (LLK) Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, based at Florida International University and the premier national organization dedicated to diversity and equity for women communicators, has designated Marymount University as its third satellite center and the first to be located in the greater Washington, D.C., region. The Center […]

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Marymount alumnus Michael D. Smith confirmed as new CEO of AmeriCorps

Marymount alumnus Michael D. Smith becomes next CEO of AmeriCorps

  Michael D. Smith, a 2001 Communication graduate of Marymount University, became the new Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCorps, the only federal organization leading community service and volunteerism across the nation. Starting in the role earlier this month, Smith was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in December 2021 after receiving a nomination for the position […]

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Marymount students embrace female leadership at VFIC summit

Ten Marymount students embrace female leadership at annual VFIC development summit

  Leadership lessons, creating your brand and empowering your career – these are just a few examples of what close to 70 women learned firsthand during October’s three-day Women’s Leadership Development Summit in Glen Allen, Va., hosted by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC). The overall group, consisting of juniors and seniors at higher […]

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New Chief of Staff appointed for MU’s Office of the President

Shelli Dronsfield appointed as new Chief of Staff in Marymount University's Office of the President

  Shelli Dronsfield, a longtime administrator and leader in higher education, has been appointed as Marymount University’s new Chief of Staff within the Office of the President. She will begin her duties on Friday, July 30. In this role, Dronsfield will assist in providing leadership and oversight for the University’s day-to-day functions. As Chief of […]

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