Archive for February, 2017

Students Walk in Another’s Shoes

Marymount’s students recently produced the Tunnel of Oppression, an annual event that once again generated a range of emotional reactions from the more than 200 participants. Due to the feelings of empathy, outrage, and compassion that emerge as the scenarios are being acted out, the Tunnel of Oppression can’t help but make a person think about the challenges others face in this world.

Real-World Learning for Entrepreneurial Students

On February 6, business entrepreneur Mike Will Downey visited Marymount’s Business 316 Entrepreneurship II course held on the university’s Waterfront Campus. The course is led by accomplished business professional and Professor Mike Grimshaw, who teaches the practical side of getting a business launched.

Sports Management Club

By Ronaldo Teixeira, MCU Senior, Business Marymount California University is proud to announce the start of the Sports Management Club. This student-led organization is an involvement opportunity that is expected to help prepare students for the working world in sports-related industries. Participation in the club provides educational, social, and practical

University Mourns the Passing of Former Trustee

On February 7, at 87 years of age, Alice Healy Sesno, Ph.D. passed away in the comfort of her home in Rolling Hills Estates. Her tenure as a Marymount California University trustee included the first years of university expansion into the San Pedro community. Dr. Sesno dedicated her career toward improving the quality of education for students in both Los Angeles and New York.

American hero and U.S. veteran Kris Paronto visits Oceanview Campus

Paronto, at the center of the Benghazi, Libya incident shared his hair-raising story with more than 200 guests in The Commons. Leading into Paronto’s presentation, U.S. military veterans attending Marymount met with Paronto and personally thanked him for his service, for visiting their campus, and presented him with a gift.

Catholic Higher Ed Opposes Executive Order on Immigration

On January 29, as the voice of Catholic higher education, the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) expressed its opposition to the executive order signed by President Donald J. Trump concerning the U.S. immigration policy.

Student Learning

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Student Achievement

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