MU welcomes Class of 2026 during annual Welcome Week celebration

MU welcomes Class of 2026 during annual Welcome Week celebration

  About 310 new students arrived on the Marymount University campus last week during Thursday’s Move-In Day, with an estimated 33 volunteers consisting of Marymount faculty, staff and current students on hand to assist these first-year Saints from the Class of 2026 and celebrate them as new members of the Marymount family. Approximately 340 returning […]

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MU’s new Biomedical, Mechanical Engineering programs launching this fall

Marymount’s new Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering programs launching this fall

  In the upcoming Fall 2022 academic semester, Marymount University will offer its students innovative, in-person bachelor’s degree programs in Engineering for the first time in the University’s history. This comes as the institution continues to expand its offerings of cutting-edge STEM programs while also gaining increased recognition as a hub in the national capital […]

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Saints Center for Service partners with nonprofit for MLK Day service event

Volunteers gather online for virtual MLK Day event hosted by Volunteer Arlington

  In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s remarkable activism and significant impact on greater equality for underserved communities, Marymount University’s Saints Center for Service partnered with Volunteer Arlington for the “A Day On, Not a Day Off” service event.  Volunteer Arlington coordinated multiple events on January 18 to activate the local community for a […]

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Marymount alumnus Michael D. Smith confirmed as new CEO of AmeriCorps

Marymount alumnus Michael D. Smith becomes next CEO of AmeriCorps

  Michael D. Smith, a 2001 Communication graduate of Marymount University, became the new Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCorps, the only federal organization leading community service and volunteerism across the nation. Starting in the role earlier this month, Smith was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in December 2021 after receiving a nomination for the position […]

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Marymount partners with Curative to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing

Marymount partners with Curative to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing

  For the second consecutive year, Marymount University is providing both its own community members and the general public with access to COVID-19 tests on campus at no out-of-pocket cost, this time through a partnership with public health service leader Curative. As the DMV region and the nation as a whole are mired in a […]

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Marymount honors its veterans at Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon

Marymount honors University’s veterans at 2021 Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon

  With tremendous gratitude, Marymount University thanked its veteran community members this past Wednesday during its annual Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon, held the day prior to the University holiday. The event served as an opportunity to announce the University’s intention to create and foster its very own chapter for student veterans at Marymount, in order […]

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Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Fall Conference held at Marymount’s Ballston Center

Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Fall Conference held at Marymount’s Ballston Center

  Both intellectual curiosity and service to others were on display this past Saturday at Marymount University’s main campus and Ballston Center, which played host to the Fall Conference planning meeting of the Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC). Fifty participants from 16 different colleges and universities across Virginia and West Virginia attended the professional development […]

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3 reasons community service and extracurriculars are important in college

3 reasons community service and extracurriculars are important in college

  We’ve all heard the cliché that college is a time to find yourself. But what does that really mean, and where exactly did your “self” go? The next four years are a time for you to find out what you want to do with your life in your post-college years. You take classes to […]

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MU Spirit of Service Scholar gets leadership opportunity through new AmeriCorps program

Kristen Netter selected as AmeriCorps Program Member at Marymount University

  Marymount University’s Saints’ Center for Service has been awarded the K2H Civic Futures AmeriCorps Program grant through the nonprofit Campus Compact, furthering the University’s commitment to service. Through the Civic Futures Program, an AmeriCorps member will implement civic engagement opportunities for students at K-12 schools or community-based organizations in partnership with Marymount. Marymount is […]

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MU announces winners of inaugural Halo Awards

Winners of Marymount University's inaugural Halo Awards

  Marymount University will recognize three alumni, one faculty member and two community members for their professional achievements and service to others at the inaugural 2021 Halo Awards Dinner and Ceremony. Recipients will be celebrated during Homecoming Weekend at the Westin Arlington Gateway on Saturday, October 16 from 5-8:30 pm. The program, made possible by sponsors Stifel […]

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