Marymount Baseball claims first-ever Atlantic East title, will appear in D-III championships

Marymount Baseball claims first-ever Atlantic East title

  For the first time in program history, the Marymount Baseball team brought a conference title to Northern Virginia, as the Saints defeated Immaculata University to claim the 2021 Atlantic East Conference championship. The Saints polished off an undefeated Atlantic East Tournament on Saturday afternoon with a thrilling 10-5 victory over the Mighty Macs at […]

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More than 80 inducted into MU’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter

2021 Marymount University Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony

  Last month, 82 new members of Marymount University’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi were inducted through a hybrid ceremony, with participants gathered together in Rowley Hall and online as well. The Marymount chapter, which was chartered in 2019, is part of the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society […]

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Interior Design student wins WindowsWear, Michael Kors mentorship competition for second consecutive year

Tran Truong, winner of the 2021 WindowsWear, Michael Kors mentorship competition

  For a second consecutive year, Marymount University Interior Design student Tran Truong has been recognized for her stand-out interior design concepts as part of the 2021 WindowsWear Mentorship Program.  This year’s competition challenged students from across the nation to reimagine the store of designer Michael Kors as the world renowned company celebrates its 40th […]

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Marymount awarded Virginia Alcohol Education and Prevention Grant

Marymount - Virginia ABC Alcohol Education and Prevention Grant

  College-aged drinking contributes to roughly 1,500 deaths, 696,000 assaults and 97,000 cases of sexual assault each year, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA). Marymount University is committed to addressing the issue of excessive underage drinking through the support of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC). Marymount has been […]

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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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MU unveils new Center for Career Development in Ballston location

Ribbon cutting at Marymount University's new Center for Career Development

  This Monday afternoon, Marymount University hosted a grand opening ceremony for its new Center for Career Development in the Ballston Center, celebrating not only a new office location for the department but a restructuring of the Career Development model for Marymount students. Under the leadership of new Director Joseph Gebbie, the Center is collaborating […]

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