Archive for November, 2013

Volunteer Homework Helpers Needed

DO YOU ENJOY HELPING CHILDREN IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE EIGHT WITH THEIR HOMEWORK? The Palos Verdes Library District is seeking homework helpers for the Helpful Individuals Volunteering for Education (HIVE) afterschool program. These helpers will assist children and teens in grades Kindergarten through Eighth grade (K – 8) with homework

California Pacific Conference Soccer Playoff

California Pacific Conference Soccer Playoff Schedule Watch all the soccer action live from Prescott, AZ: GAME SCHEDULE Friday 11/15 Women 11:00 am #1 William Jessup Univ. vs #4 Marymount California Univ. Men 1:30 pm #1 Marymount California Univ. vs #4 La Sierra Univ. If our teams win they would

MCU Recognized for Grounds Management Excellence

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) recognized Marymount California University with an Honor Award in the Society’s 2013 Green Star Awards competition. The award was given in the University/College category for exceptional grounds maintenance. Winners were honored during the Society’s 2013 Awards Dinner held Oct. 25 in conjunction with the School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 23-26.

Provost Schauer Presents at U.S. Department of Education College Affordability Forum

On November 6, 2013, Marymount California University took part in an open forum on the Obama Administration’s College Affordability Initiative. Hosted by California State University Dominguez Hills and facilitated by the Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter and other U.S. Department of Education officials, the forum was an opportunity to provide feedback on President Obama’s higher education plan, which was announced in August. The U.S. Department of Education is seeking input on the three components of the initiative: paying for performance; promoting innovation and competition; and ensuring that student debt remains affordable, as well as the development of a college ratings system.

Enactus Hunger Relief Project

The Marymount Community is giving back! From now through February 25th, 2014, Enactus at Marymount California University is holding several drop-off locations at both the Oceanview and Waterfront campuses to help less privileged and struggling individuals. All donations will be dropped off at Harbor Interfaith, located in San Pedro. The

Congressman Thompson Visits MCU Lakeside Campus

Pictured: Congressman Mike Thompson, Congressional District 5, at Marymount’s Lakeside Campus with Alan Flora, deputy administrative officer with the County of Lake and Michelle Scully the university’s executive director. The Congressman enjoyed the tour of the historic building and admired its classroom facilities and learning technology. Learn more about the

MCU Freshman wins Cal Pac Conference Cross Country Title

Marymount California University freshman Heidi Hoslet wins the Cal Pac Conference cross country title. As she has done several times this fall, Heidi broke the 19-minute mark on a 5k cross country course, finishing in 18:45 and matching her season-best time.

A Musical Evening with Paul Brady

At 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, November 5, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Paul Brady will perform at the Grand Annex, San Pedro. Paul Brady is one of Ireland’s most enduringly popular artists. Named best singer and best songwriter by numerous international music publications, Paul brings his talents to San Pedro’s Grand

Come As You Are Retreat

This weekend, MCU’s Campus Ministry sponsored the university’s annual fall retreat to Big Bear. Twenty-six Marymount students took part in the amazing experience and had the opportunity to engage in plenty of fun and community building activities. Every year, the retreat is a chance for students to get a change

Student Learning

In all our programs, MCU ensures that students advance their communication, analysis and decision-making skills, while broadening their appreciation of diverse perspectives and their ability to learn from experience. These Institutional Student Learning Outcomes flow from our commitment to Academic Excellence, Real World Learning and Character Formation.

Student Achievement

Students bring a rich array of talents and interests, leading to many forms of student achievement at MCU. What will you achieve? A distinctive Capstone presentation, surely. What else? Let MCU support your exploration and growth. Discover your interests. Develop your talents. And let your achievements shine.