Marymount leading GO Virginia investment program targeting work readiness

Marymount University leading GO Virginia investment program targeting work readiness

  With an investment of $425,000 from the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board, Marymount University is leading the way in designing a program to help college students from across the area develop technology skills they’ll need to be ready for the workplace upon graduation. The Tech Set program, which is scheduled to begin during the […]

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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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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 holds COVID-19 panel, announces 96 percent vaccination rate

Marymount announces 96 percent on-campus vaccination rate during COVID-19 roundtable panel

  “With the start of a new academic year upon us, and with the most students on campus since March of 2020, I remain confident in our ability to deal with any COVID-related challenge that comes our way.” Those words from Dr. William Bisset, Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs at Marymount University, […]

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MU leads local Heat Watch project to detect extreme temperatures

Heat Watch project volunteers Maureen Dour, Learning Specialist at Marymount University, and her daughter, Patrice

  During one of the hottest days of the year, Dr. Susan Agolini, Assistant Professor of Biology at Marymount University, and more than 20 “community scientists” set out across Northern Virginia to understand where residents are most at risk during extreme heat waves. “The Heat Watch project is a way to measure the heat that […]

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MU hosts Gov. Ralph Northam as he signs bills to extend financial aid to Dreamer students

Governor Ralph Northam signs legislation to extend financial aid

  On Monday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam visited the campus of Marymount University to hold a ceremonial bill signing for House Bill 2123 and Senate Bill 1387 in the Reinsch Auditorium. This legislation, which will take effect in August of 2022, makes Virginia students eligible for state financial aid if they are eligible for in-state […]

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More than 1,100 people receive COVID-19 vaccines at MU clinic on Wednesday

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Marymount University

  In collaboration with state and local authorities, Marymount University offered Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to all Marymount students, staff and faculty this Wednesday in the upper gym of the Lee Center, and opened eligibility to members of the general public as well. The clinic, which was the result of a partnership with both Safeway and […]

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MU alumna lobbies for death penalty abolishment in Virginia

Stephanie Niedringhaus, a Marymount University alumna, holding a sign that reads, "All Faiths Believe in Justice."

  As she attended Catholic school growing up, Stephanie Niedringhaus remembers one of the earliest religious lessons that she learned – that we are all made in the image of God, and that every life is sacred. Years later, she looks back and sees how that simple precept has guided her work in Catholic social […]

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MU plans full return to in-person classes and activities for Fall 2021 semester

Cherry blossoms on Marymount University's campus

  Following multiple semesters of modified instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marymount University is pleased to announce its plans to reinstate a fully in-person academic delivery model starting in August for the upcoming fall semester, along with a return to a more “normal” college experience for students in regards to resident life, athletics, campus […]

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Gov. Ralph Northam recognizes MU during State of the Commonwealth Address

VA Gov. Ralph Northam Photo

  On Wednesday night, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam delivered his third State of the Commonwealth Address to a virtual joint session of the General Assembly, following the theme of “Calling the Commonwealth to action in times of crisis.” In addition to discussing topics such as the violence at the U.S. Capitol and the ongoing COVID-19 […]

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