Marymount’s 73rd annual commencement ceremonies honor Class of 2024

Marymount’s 73rd annual commencement ceremonies honor Class of 2024

Nearly 930 students received their degrees this past weekend during Marymount University’s 73rd annual commencement ceremonies, held at Converse Family Field on the institution’s main campus in Arlington. Celebrating the Class of 2024, commencement ceremonies organized by each of Marymount’s three colleges were held from May 10-12 for students who qualified for graduation from the […]

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Intelligence field panelists champion self-worth, diversity in ‘See Her, Be Her’ event

Intelligence field panelists champion self-worth, diversity in ‘See Her, Be Her’ event

Highlighting the remarkable contributions of three Latinas in the intelligence field, Marymount University’s student-run Intelligence Club hosted an informative ‘See Her, Be Her’ panel event in the Reinsch Auditorium last month.   All three featured speakers — Carmen Medina (former CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence), Arlene Gaylord (FBI Executive Assistant Director for Information and Technology) and Stephanie […]

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Portfolio in Motion: Soirée blends elegance, boldness in fashion showcase

Portfolio in Motion: Soirée blends elegance, boldness in fashion showcase

Last weekend, Marymount University students transported audiences to a suave “Soirée” during the 2024 Portfolio in Motion fashion showcase. The show featured a variety of looks, from modern bridal pieces to edgy streetwear, all themed around elegance and sophistication. “This year’s Portfolio in Motion showcased an elegant environment for a dinner party, Soirée,” said Julia […]

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Marymount’s Sr. Patricia Helene Earl retiring after 26 years of service

Marymount’s Sr. Patricia Helene Earl retiring after 26 years of service

After 26 years of dedicated service, primarily as the Director of Marymount University’s Catholic School Leadership Program (CSLP), Sr. Patricia Helene Earl will retire from the institution this month.  Sr. Patricia’s Marymount journey began not as a faculty member but as a student. During her youth, she attended Marymount’s Junior School for eight years. After […]

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Researchers unveil findings on history of housing discrimination in Northern Virginia

Researchers unveil findings on history of housing discrimination in Northern Virginia

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Marymount University and the University of Mary Washington has officially released the website Documenting Exclusion and Resilience, which documents its ongoing research into the history of racially restrictive housing covenants across Northern Virginia. Racially restrictive covenants limited who could own or use land based on race, nationality or religious […]

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Three Interior Design students earn spots in Metropolis Future100 Class of 2024

Three Interior Design students earn spots in Metropolis Future100 Class of 2024

  Metropolis Magazine publishes its Future100 list each year, designating 50 interior design and 50 architecture students as the best emerging designers in North America. Students on the Future100 list are connected directly to top architecture and design firms as companies scout the best and brightest talent. Since 2021, Marymount University has had three students […]

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SGA president-elect Nick Blose speaks on hopes for upcoming year

SGA president-elect Nick Blose speaks on hopes for upcoming year

  On April 25, Marymount University’s Student Government Association will hold a swearing-in ceremony for its newly elected student executive board. Among the new executives is president-elect Nick Blose, who will succeed current SGA president and graduating senior Nicholas Mariel. Blose, a Criminal Justice major from Emmaus, Pa. who plans to attend law school after […]

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Commencement speakers named for Marymount’s 2024 ceremonies

Commencement speakers named for Marymount's 2024 ceremonies

  Next month, 928 students will receive their degrees over three days during Marymount University’s 73rd annual commencement ceremonies. The newest graduates of Marymount, Virginia’s first and only Hispanic-Serving Institution and the state’s most diverse private institution, will hear from three distinguished speakers – Hilton President and CEO Christopher Nassetta, Monumental Sports co-owner Raul Fernandez and […]

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Professor’s new accreditation shines spotlight on sustainability at Marymount

Professor's new accreditation shines spotlight on sustainability at Marymount

  Dr. Julia Doto, Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance at Marymount University, has received certification as a Climate for Health Ambassador through ecoAmerica, which empowers health care leaders to advocate for climate solutions. In this role, she will serve as a resource for companies, legislators and members of the general public who want […]

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Marymount junior selected for prestigious political science fellowship

Marymount junior selected for prestigious political science fellowship

  The story of Elene Japaridze, a junior political science and international relations major at Marymount University, is a narrative woven from the threads of her personal experiences with conflict and occupation in her homeland of Georgia. Growing up amidst the complexities of war and her father’s involvement as a soldier during the 2008 Russia […]

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