Advice from MU Admissions on beginning your college journey

Advice from MU Admissions on beginning your college journey

  When you begin your first semester of college, it can feel like you’re entering a whole new world — and that can be both thrilling and intimidating, depending on your personality and expectations. But with the right guidance ahead of time, you’ll be ready to put your best foot forward in your academics, extracurriculars, […]

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Pres. Becerra, students travel to San Diego for HACU conference

Pres. Becerra, students travel to San Diego for HACU conference

  Last month, the Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities (HACU) held its Adelante Leadership Conference in person for the first time since 2019. Taking advantage of the opportunity, Marymount University sent a group to San Diego to learn about rebuilding a more resilient and inclusive America through championing Hispanic success in higher education. Joining […]

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Marymount well represented at national media convention, MediaFest22

Marymount well represented at national media convention, MediaFest22

  Both faculty members and students from Marymount University made a strong impression at MediaFest22, the joint national convention of the College Media Association, American Collegiate Press and Society of Professional Journalists held on October 27 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. “Over 200 people – including media professionals, students and faculty from across […]

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President Becerra receives 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award

President Becerra receives 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award

  At its annual Awards Gala on Wednesday night at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C., the Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) organization honored Marymount University President Irma Becerra with the prestigious 2022 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award for her dedicated work at the University and throughout her career in higher education. She becomes […]

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Engineering professor Dr. Eric Bubar earns VFIC Harris Family Award

Engineering professor Dr. Eric Bubar earns VFIC Harris Family Award

  Dr. Eric Bubar, the founding Associate Professor of Engineering at Marymount University who is well known for using his scientific and 3D-printing talents to support those in need locally and around the world, has been recognized by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) with a H. Hiter Harris Family Award for his dedication […]

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MU announces winners of 2023 Halo Awards

Marymount announces winners of 2023 Halo Awards

  Marymount University will recognize three alumni, one faculty member and one community member for their professional achievements and service to others at the 2023 Halo Awards Dinner and Ceremony. Recipients will be celebrated at Washington Golf & Country Club on Thursday, February 23, 2023 from 6-8:30 pm. The program will include a cocktail hour, […]

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MU receives over $2 million from Dept. of Education to support retention

MU receives over $2 million from Dept. of Education to support retention

  Marymount University has received a highly competitive grant award from the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP), providing over $2 million in grant support over a five-year period to enhance the institution’s student academic support infrastructure. This funding will allow for the implementation of new High Impact Practices (HIP) aimed at improving […]

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4 things to know about the Common Application

4 things to know about the Common Application

  So you’ve made the decision to pursue a four-year degree after high school. You’ve done a fair amount of research on the colleges and universities that you’d like to apply to, visited a couple campuses and attended some information sessions. Before you know it, it’s college admissions season, and it’s time to start those […]

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Marymount receives $1.46 million NSF grant to empower STEM students

Marymount receives $1.46 million NSF grant to empower STEM students

  Amidst an ever-increasing need to meet the high-technology needs of today’s American workforce, faculty leaders at Marymount University are launching a new need-based scholarship program that will help students in STEM majors persist in their studies and pursue essential and fulfilling careers. The STEM Citizen Science Scholars Program, which officially began this month, is […]

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5 ways to improve your SAT/ACT score the next time you take it

5 ways to improve your SAT/ACT score the next time you take it

  Have you taken the SAT or the ACT for the first time, but aren’t so happy with your score? If so, that’s totally fine and you aren’t alone. Many students don’t get the exact score they were aiming for after taking one of the standardized tests for college the first time, but then get […]

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