Pres. Becerra speaks on looking beyond brand recognition, prestige in college decision process

Pres. Becerra speaks on looking beyond brand recognition, prestige in college decision process

  Amidst the college admissions frenzy, high school students can often find themselves drawn to the allure of an institution’s perceived prestige or cultural relevance. However, this fixation can lead to overlooking the wealth of opportunities at smaller, lesser-known universities. Dr. Irma Becerra, President of Marymount University, emphasizes the importance of a measured approach to […]

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Governor appoints Pres. Becerra to Science Museum board

Governor appoints Pres. Becerra to Science Museum board

  On Sunday, March 15, Governor Youngkin appointed Marymount University President Irma Becerra to the Board of Trustees for the Science Museum of Virginia. Encouraging all Virginians to enrich their lives through science, it features a range of interactive exhibits and programs on topics such as clean energy, anatomy and innovations in STEM.  President Becerra […]

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Physical Therapy students bring rehab care to Guatemala during service-learning trip

Physical Therapy students bring rehab care to Guatemala during service-learning trip

  During Marymount University’s Spring Break, 20 Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students and eight faculty members traveled to Guatemala for a two-week service-learning and community engagement opportunity, allowing participants to give back to others while expanding their global perspective. Located in Panajachel at Lake Atitlan in Solola, Guatemala, the Marymount team volunteered at hospitals, […]

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Marymount launches free mental health counseling clinic open to the public

Marymount launches free mental health counseling clinic open to the public

  In a new initiative to address the growing mental health needs of the wider community, Marymount University has introduced a free counseling clinic that is open to the general public and the University community in collaboration with Marymount’s Student Counseling Services. Launched in January, the endeavor reflects the University’s commitment to serving others while […]

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Inaugural Keegan Lecture in Interior Design spotlights AI advancements

Inaugural Keegan Lecture in Interior Design spotlights AI advancements

  Marymount University’s Interior Architecture + Design program recently hosted the inaugural Dana Keegan & Martha Child Lecture Series event in response to the rapidly evolving landscape of AI technologies and their integration into various professions. Held on February 28 in the Ballston Center auditorium, it aimed to foster increased knowledge and insightful discussions surrounding […]

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Record fundraising for student scholarships at 2024 Halo Awards

Record fundraising for student scholarships at 2024 Halo Awards

  In a triumphant celebration of philanthropy, Marymount University’s third Halo Awards Ceremony and Dinner shattered previous records for attendance, funds raised for scholarships and sponsorships as an enduring spirit of generosity and commitment to higher education were on full display. Held at The City Club of Washington on February 22, this year’s Halo Awards […]

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College of Health and Education Dean presents at Vanderbilt nursing simulation conference

College of Health and Education Dean presents at Vanderbilt nursing simulation conference

Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dr. Pamela Slaven-Lee, Dean of Marymount University’s College of Health and Education, traveled to Vanderbilt University in February to speak at the institution’s first-ever Faculty Academy for Clinical Teaching Using Simulations (FACTS), held by Vanderbilt’s School of Nursing. Joining her friend and mentor, Vanderbilt Nursing Dean Dr. […]

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Marymount University Chamber Singers make memorable comeback following pandemic hiatus

Marymount University Chamber Singers make memorable comeback following pandemic hiatus

  Student Members of the Marymount University Chamber Singers Emelia Cardon Laine Eary Utoma Effiong Kezia Francis Nayef Imdad Sofia Jubraj Gavin Keane Chiara Marrello Lily Plotkin Adriana Rodriguez-Denner Lillian Trussell Marisol Zuniga-Castaneda Amidst a jubilant return after a hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Marymount University Chamber Singers – led by the newly […]

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Data privacy research from Cybersecurity program published in academic journal

Data privacy research from Cybersecurity program published in renowned academic journal

  In the ever-evolving digital age, safeguarding privacy amidst data and online threats has never been more crucial. The COVID-19 pandemic spurred rapid technological strides to meet the escalating need for real-time insights as the virus spread, which included alternative tracking methods seamlessly integrated into mobile apps to provide up-to-the-minute case counts and other pertinent […]

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Students debate on ethics, environment in VFIC’s 2024 Ethics Bowl

Students debate on ethics, environment in VFIC’s 2024 Ethics Bowl

  Four students from Marymount University participated in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges’ (VFIC) 24th annual statewide collegiate Ethics Bowl during the final weekend of January, deliberating on “Ethics and the Environment” on the campus of Hollins University in Roanoke, Va. The Marymount team – featuring seniors Natalia Ivanauskas and Agnes-Laure Signou and juniors […]

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