Archive for April, 2016

MCU ‘s Bistro by the Sea

The Bistro by the Sea café at Marymount’s Oceanview Campus has welcomed many changes since the arrival in January of General Manager for Dining Services Lalania “Lani” Bidwell. Bidwell has worked for the Bon Appetit Management Company for more than 10 years, working at the California Institute of Arts prior

I Am First-Generation

Marymount California University first-generation student Abner Salvador was initially recruited by the university to compete in cross country and track. Now, as a sophomore majoring in psychology at Marymount, Salvador shares his Mariner experience and gives credit to the students, faculty and staff that have contributed to his success here.

Mariner Spotlight: David Valdez

Marymount senior David Valdez has worked on campus as a library assistant for the past six semesters and is often described as being “extremely responsible,” “self-motivated” and “always striving to do his best.” Now, with graduation just a couple of weeks away, Valdez looks back at his  experiences as a

Is There Value in Getting an MBA Degree?

By John Hoyt, Dean of Waterfront Campus and Extended Programs This is a question that prospective students are asking at every level of higher education and with good reason. Over the last ten years the college tuition, on average, has risen 26% for private schools and 40% for public school[1]. 

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.