Archive for May, 2017

Resort Living at Marymount’s Residential Campus

The university has plans to invest $6 million to enhance the student’s residential experience. The first phase begins Summer 2017 with $1.9 million in projects planned. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on May 20th.

Ayah El Habbal ’17

Meet 2017 Graduating Senior Ayah El Habbal At the 2017 commencement, Marymount graduating senior Ayah El Habbal was presented the 2017 Esprit Award. To receive this recognition, Ayah demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, engaged in service to others, and demonstrated the embodiment of the ideals of a liberal arts education. She

Marymount Prepares for Community Emergencies

Recently, 10 students and 10 staff members enrolled in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. CERT educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their geographic area and trains them in basic disaster response skills.

MCU Students flock to Criminal Justice Career Fair

The Marymount criminal justice bachelor’s degree provides students with a solid foundation of knowledge and expertise to prepare them for careers that span the private sector, and federal, state and local government agencies. On March 30, a career fair was held with more than 13 agencies represented and hundreds of students attending. FBI Special Agent Frederick J. Simon gave an insider’s look at his work involving international and domestic terrorism, espionage, and violent crimes.

Grand Opening of the Student Veteran Center

The university considers serving our military students an honor, and part of that responsibility to the men and women of the United States armed forces starts with providing a caring and accommodating university experience. This includes a dedicated Veterans’ Student Organization and a full complement of onsite health and academic counseling along with the social support that will ensure a positive college experience and successful degree completion.

Educator of the Year award

Faculty Senate President Patrick McMahon presented the Faculty Member of the Year award to Michael Fileta at the university’s annual employee service awards luncheon.

Welcome to the Student Wellness Center

On April 2, the Marymount Student Wellness Center held an open house to meet the team and tour the newly remodeled center, located next to the Oceanview Campus bookstore. Through Express Care Virtual, students may visit with a doctor or nurse practitioner via their phone or computer without paying for a physician or clinic visit.

Mission Week 2017 Celebrates MCU’s Heritage

Beginning March 20, the university launched its annual Mission Week with the presentation by Professor Beth Kreitzer, Ph.D., titled “Fake News Is Nothing New: Popular Misconceptions about Historical Events and People (Renaissance Edition).” On Tuesday, the university celebrated its Heritage Mass with sisters of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary.

President’s First Year Blooms a New Era

President Lucas Lamadrid, PhD, has brought growth and fresh ideas to Marymount California University in his first year of leadership at the nonprofit Catholic university located in Rancho Palos Verdes. Lauded by the university’s board of trustees, the efforts of Marymount’s seventh president have borne fruit.

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Student Learning

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