Newsletter Archive


Channels is Marymount California University’s monthly e-newsletter which highlights news, events and faculty, student and alumni spotlights. If you would like to receive Channels, please subscribe below.

Channels Archives:

April 2017 Academic track to obtain both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in four years; Meet student Lauren March; University celebrates its Mission Week; Annual Days of Giving raises $28,800; Donor Jayme Wilson purchases bleachers for university; Grand opening Veteran’s Center; Criminal Justice Career Fair

March 2017 – Archbishop named to board of trustees; Alumnae Spotlight, Michaelanne Butler; Classrooms modernized; Employees share in a day of community service; University begins new facility partnership

February 2017 – Real-world learning for entrepreneurial students; Alumnus Spotlight, James Boyd; Sport Management Club launches; University Café open to the public

January 2017 – Highlights include the Passing of Sr. Gregory Naddy; BA and BS in Biology approved by WSCUC; Kingston and Baxter join board; Students plan film on homelessness; Thomsen named an interim athletic director

December 2016 – Highlights includes American hero Kris Paronto to speak at MCU; Queen Sugar author to visit campus; Richard Ryan is Educator of the Year; Sports management emphasis to start in fall; Soccer teams celebrate outstanding seasons

October 2016 – Success by the Sea gala; Archodiocese High School Enrollment Program; Career Services connects students to internships

September 2016 – Highlights Include: MCU Ranked in U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Colleges List, Fall Orientation

August 2016 – Highlights Include: Pharrell Williams Visits MCU, COX Communications Partners with MCU, Marcottes to be Honored at 2016 Scholarship Gala

June 2016 – Highlights Include: Scholarship Gala, Lakeside Tuition Decrease, Summer Advising Days, MCU Business Journal

May 2016 – Highlights Include: Catholic High Schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Guaranteed Admission Program, 2016 Commencement Ceremony

April 2016 – Highlights Include: I Am First-Generation, Faculty and Staff Promotions, Admitted Student Day, Leadership In Criminal Justice, Mariner Spotlight

March 2016 – Highlights Include: University Accreditation, Athletics Sets New Records, Criminal Justice Speaker Series

February 2016 – Highlights Include: 2016 Commencement Speaker, MCU Business Journal, Days of Giving, University Service Day

January 2016 – Highlights Include: Spring Cultural Arts, Visalia Study, Friends of MCU Lakeside, Mariner Athletics

December 2015 – Highlights Include: New Criminal Justice Degree, MCU Gives Campaign, Mariner Preview Day

November 2015 – Highlights Include: Educator of the Year, Mariner Athletics, Parents’ Project, Family Day

October 2015 – Highlights Include: Presidential Search, Speaker Series, Scholarships Change Lives, MCU Gives

September 2015 – Highlights Include: Fall 2015 Convocation, Speaker Series, Involvement Fair, Mariner Athletics

August 2015 – Highlights Include: Presidential Farewell and Welcome Reception, Trustee Appreciation Reception, Parents’ Project, 2015 Special Olympics

Special Edition – Marymount Announces Interim Leadership

June 2015 – Highlights Include: University Announcements, Students Attend National Conference, Athletics, Filming on Campus

May 2015 – Highlights Include: Cecilia Hall Renovation, 2015 Commencement Ceremony, Educator of the Year, Staff Member of the Year

April 2015 – Highlights Include: New Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Dean of Development Announced, An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates, Mariner Athletics

March 2015 – Highlights Include: Klaus Center for the Arts Opening, President’s Report, Phillips 66 Luncheon, All University Service Day

February 2015 – Highlights Include: Alumni Reunion Recap, Mariner Athletics, Scholarships Change Lives, MCU Family Day

January 2015 – Highlights Include: Commencement Speaker, Mariner Athletics, Lakeside Campus Briefs, Klaus Center for the Arts Opening


About Marymount

Marymount California University has two distinct campuses in Los Angeles County, each offering a unique set of learning opportunities.

  • Oceanview Campus, Palos Verdes
  • Waterfront Campus, San Pedro

Currently, first- and second-year students take core courses at our suburban Oceanview Campus. Upper division and graduate courses take place at our urban Waterfront Campus.

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.