MU graduate programs achieve national rankings for first time

Graduate programs at MU achieve national rankings for first time

  Three of Marymount University’s graduate programs were nationally ranked this week with the unveiling of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Online Programs list. The University’s online Master’s in Business, Master’s in Education and Master’s in Nursing programs all debuted on the list, a first for the institution. This news follows Marymount’s […]

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MU ranked as a national university for first time in institution’s history

Marymount ranked as a national university for first time in institution’s history

  In the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings, Marymount University has debuted on the list of ‘Best National Universities’ – a reclassification that has been years in the making and an achievement that will be celebrated on campus for accomplishing a key goal in the institution’s Strategic Plan. […]

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Trustee pledges $1 million+ to support nurse pipeline with Sibley Hospital

Trustee pledges $1 million+ to support nurse pipeline with Sibley Hospital

  Marymount University trustee John Shooshan and his wife Marcia have committed over $1 million to establish the Dr. Mark Abbruzzese Bridge Scholars Program, a joint effort between Marymount and Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. The pilot program’s namesake, an infectious disease specialist affiliated with Sibley, has a special connection to Shooshan. About 20 […]

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Virginia Secretary of Education joins Marymount officials for campus visit

Virginia Secretary of Education joins Marymount officials for campus visit

  This Tuesday, Marymount University hosted Virginia Secretary of Education Aimee Rogstad Guidera and Deputy Secretary of Education Sarah Huang Spota for an on-campus meeting and tour aiming to foster collaboration and strengthen involvement between the institution and the Commonwealth’s strategic educational priorities.  Meeting with Marymount University President Irma Becerra and her Cabinet members, Secretary […]

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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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MU leads Virginia, DC institutions on diversity, intl. students in 2022 Best Colleges Rankings

MU leads Virginia, DC institutions on diversity, intl. students in 2022 Best Colleges Rankings

  In the latest edition of the Best Colleges Rankings from U.S. News & World Report, Marymount University has once again been recognized for fostering an inclusive, diverse campus with a global perspective. Among all public and private institutions in Virginia and Washington, D.C., Marymount leads the pack in Campus Ethnic Diversity. For Most International […]

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Marymount’s Fall 2021 Welcome Week brings all students back to campus

Marymount University’s Fall 2021 Welcome Week brings all students back to campus

  For the first time since March of 2020, Marymount University has officially returned to a fully in-person, face-to-face learning and living model, as the entire student body is back on campus for Fall 2021 Welcome Week and the beginning of fall semester classes. On Thursday, about 240 new students arrived on Move-In Day and […]

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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 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 Nursing students serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 vaccination effort

Nursing Student Michael Chen prepares a COVID-19 vaccine.

  Since the start of the spring semester, students in Marymount University’s Nursing program have been using their classroom skills to serve as vaccinators in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.  “I’m pretty amazed that I get this opportunity,” said student Michael Chen. “It’s honestly a privilege.” “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be able to […]

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