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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Scholarships agreement with Foundation NVTC raises opportunities for women in STEM

Marymount University signs an agreement to support the NVTC Foundation Kilberg Scholarship Fund.

  Marymount University is encouraging a new generation of women to pursue their passions in STEM by supporting a scholarship awarded by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Foundation. Marymount has signed an agreement in which the University pledges to match the NVTC Foundation Kilberg Scholarship Fund award of $5,000, for a total of $10,000 […]

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College of BILT staff is looking to boost cybersecurity startups in Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Dr. Diane Murphy with a group of Marymount University Cybersecurity students

  The Director of Marymount University’s School of Technology and Innovation and the Associate Dean of the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology (BILT) have both been appointed to bolster the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) and foster cybersecurity growth and talent in Northern Virginia. The initiative, which is funding $1 million in experiential learning […]

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Dean of Students, Equity and Inclusion at MU selected as “40 Under 40” honoree

Brooke Berry poses on the campus of Marymount University alongside logos of the Norther Virginia 40 Under 40 list, Marymount University, Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax

  Brooke Berry, the Dean of Students, Equity and Inclusion at Marymount University, has been named as an impactful leader in the 2021 Northern Virginia “40 Under 40” list by the Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax.  Since 1992, the Leadership Center for Excellence has been the region’s trusted resource for leadership development and […]

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