Mariners Give Online During Mission Week

Join the university’s alumni, parents, students, trustees, staff, and faculty by showing your Mariner pride with an online donation during Marymount’s Mission Week Days of Giving on March 22 and 23. The goal is simple: Come together to provide opportunities and transform lives by making a gift of any amount to support Marymount students and programs.

Heritage Mass and Reception

Come celebrate the inspiration behind the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary and its contributions to Marymount California University at the 1 p.m. Mass on Tuesday, March 21, in the university’s chapel.

Student Profile: Jacob Cortez

Meet Marymount student Jacob Cortez, a graduating senior recommended for this profile by his criminal justice professor Kristine Twomey, who was inspired by Cortez’s academic and personal achievements. Cortez credits the real-world educational experiences facilitated by the university as the key significant factor in his career preparation.

Visit Marymount in March

Our campus will be open to anyone interested in attending Marymount on March 14th and March 24th. To register for either of these days please use one of the links at the bottom of this page. During the day you will have a chance to submit supporting documents for your application, such as transcripts and test scores, receive an admission decision, tour the campus, meet with financial aid and tour the residences.

Alumni Update: Curtis James Boyd ’06

Curtis James Boyd attended Marymount from 2004 to 2006, receiving his associate degree. He went on to earn a bachelor’s in nursing from West Coast University a few years later. Currently, Boyd manages his own Los Angeles public relations firm, working for more than 1,000 clients from across the U.S.

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.

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.