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Hard at work to create beautiful campuses

In January, Marymount California University began a new facility services partnership with SSC, a firm with 47 years of experience serving education sites. With service agreements at institutions across the country, SSC maintains properties for 75 school districts and 55 college and university campuses.

Marymount’s Classroom Metamorphosis

In designing its own outstanding classrooms, Marymount California University considered the benefits of easily movable classroom furniture, sufficient electrical resources for electronic plug-ins, teaching support technology at the lectern, lighting, and a comfortable room temperature.

Meet Alumni Michaelanne Butler ’14

As a student I studied global studies and business, so I came to MCU wanting to fuse the best of business and philanthropy. I basically wanted to learn how to change the world. I knew that I didn’t know everything, but my freshman year certainly taught me that I had a lot more to learn than I had anticipated.

In Memoriam

The Marymount California University community wishes to extend its condolences to the family and friends of alumni Sean Hunter; former professor Earle Roddy; former employee’s spouse, Ryan Call; former Marymount bookstore employee Lucy DiRocco; and in the passing of Michael Wade, spouse of employee Virginia Wade and father of employee Christy Wade and three other siblings. All four children are Marymount alumni.

Mariner Sports Roundup

Although the spring sports are only a couple of months into their seasons, some notable achievements include the following: men’s golf finishing top three in the Master’s Spring Invitational, beating the fifth-ranked team in the nation.

Student Career Fair Coming March 30th

On Thursday, March 30, representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), U.S. Secret Service, Customs and Border Protection, Homeland Security Investigations, the Transportation Security Administration, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Border Patrol, the U.S. Marshall Service, a private detective agency, and a graduate school enrollment counselor from Pacific Coast University School of Law will be meeting with students at the Criminal Justice Career Fair.

University Welcomes its Neighbors

Common sense says that a university within your community should bring a variety of opportunities for further learning and cultural enrichment. At Marymount California University, the residents of our campuses’ surrounding communities are welcome to attend a variety of lectures, theater productions, musical performances, film series, and other unique educational events.

Archbishop to Join MCU’s Board of Trustees

Marymount California University is pleased to announce the appointment of the Most Reverend José Horacio Gómez to its board of trustees. His term begins in March 2017. “The university’s leaders, faculty, and staff are honored to welcome the archbishop to Marymount California University’s board of trustees,” said chairman of the board Burt Arnold.

Marymount Announces Commencement Speaker

Marymount California University’s President Lucas Lamadrid, Ph.D. announced the selection of the university’s 2017 commencement speaker as the Archbishop of Los Angeles, the Most Reverend José Horacio Gómez. The Archbishop will receive the university’s Honorary Doctorate of Humanities at the May 6 graduation event.

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.

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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.

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