Goin’ to the big city: 6 easy ways to gear up for college in D.C.

6 easy ways to gear up for college in D.C.

  Maybe you’re from a small town, planning on moving to the Washington, D.C., area for school. Or, maybe you’re familiar with the nation’s capital but have never actually lived in a big city before. Either way, going to a college that’s five miles outside of Washington, D.C., like Marymount University can come with its […]

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Why diversity is so important to the Marymount experience

Why diversity is so important to the Marymount experience

  What do you want to get out of your college experience? Whether you’re hoping to gain a world-class education, make lifelong friends in a diverse and welcoming community or jumpstart your career by taking advantage of every possible professional opportunity, Marymount University has just what you’re looking for. Read on to learn more about […]

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You should choose a college near D.C. — here’s why

You should choose a college near D.C. - here's why

  Deciding where you’re going to go to college is an incredibly important decision, one that shouldn’t be taken lightly or without serious consideration. But this decision shouldn’t just be about which university you choose — you should also put serious consideration into the area around the university you choose. For that reason, we’re here […]

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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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D.C. is our classroom: Eight reasons to choose D.C. for college

D.C. is our classroom

  At Marymount University, we like to say that “D.C. is our classroom.” That’s because our campus is only a few short miles from Washington, D.C. We use our close proximity to the nation’s capital to augment our students’ education and opportunities for success. Here are a few reasons why it’s strategic to attend a […]

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MU joins other DC-area universities in new COVID-19 testing program

Mobile COVID-19 testing laboratory

  Photos courtesy of Jeff Watts/American University Marymount University has joined other institutions in the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area in the rollout of an innovative saliva-based COVID-19 testing system with a mobile laboratory at Gallaudet University in Northeast Washington. Expanded testing is a critical component of reducing the spread of COVID-19 […]

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