Marymount launches Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner tracks

Marymount launching multiple online tracks for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program

  Designed to meet the growing demand for advanced mental health services in the U.S., Marymount University is launching a trio of online tracks for its Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) degree program. The online BSN-DNP PMHNP, the online MSN-PMHNP and the online Post-Master’s PMHNP Certificate will allow students to acquire the skills and […]

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What you need to know about prioritizing your mental health in college

What you need to know about prioritizing your mental health in college

  The transition to college can be challenging. One of the biggest differences between high school and college is the shift in responsibility. It is up to you to create your class schedule, make the effort to get to know your professors, ensure that you know the material being taught in your classes, decide when […]

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‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

  As Marymount University has fully returned to a face-to-face academic delivery model for the Fall 2021 semester, the institution is committed to both supporting the safety and health of all its community members while also providing a vibrant on-campus learning and living environment for the students it serves. The University’s approach is represented through […]

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$1.2 million grant will prepare Marymount Counseling students to serve vulnerable populations

A view of Marymount University's campus

  Marymount University has established a new fellowship program to prepare Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduates to serve high-needs populations and meet the demands of a growing profession.  A $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will fund 84 fellowships for students within the University’s School of Counseling.  “This grant […]

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Personal connection leads MU professor to research stress and trauma in first responders

Dr. Amanda Farrell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Marymount University.

  Dr. Amanda Farrell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Marymount University, is on a mission to uncover the hidden wounds suffered by our nation’s first responders.  “There is no way we can ask first responders to expose themselves to the things they see, day in and day out, and not expect it to take […]

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MU launching first interdisciplinary research hub, the Center for Optimal Aging

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  This year, Marymount University plans to officially launch the Center for Optimal Aging – a central hub for community-based research, interdisciplinary education and community engagement programs to positively impact the quality of life of older adults. The Center will connect interdisciplinary teams of Marymount faculty and students with community stakeholders to collaborate and jointly […]

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Wellness manager uses personal story of overcoming adversity to help Marymount students

Yilret Yiljep in Marymount University's Lee Center.

  In 2013, Marymount University wellness case manager Yilret Yiljep was on top of the world. He had traveled far from his home country of Nigeria to chase his dream of becoming a college basketball player, and was now fulfilling those aspirations at the Division I level with American University. But the onset of frightening […]

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