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  • Image preview May 23, 2016
    On May 19, 2016, an honorary degree was awarded to His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

  • May 12, 2016
    Dr. Radhika Balakrishnan writes in the Huffington Post: “President Barack Obama’s prison reform efforts rank among his most important initiatives. I was privileged to take part in a recent conference highlighting significant work being done at the Bedford Prison for Women in New York, The Crossing Borders VI Conference, organized by Marymount Manhattan College at Bedford, the maximum security prison for women in New York State.”

  • Image preview May 10, 2016
    The Marymount Manhattan College Annual Scholarship Benefit was held in the grand ballroom at the beautiful Mandarin Oriental, complete with jaw-dropping views of Central Park on Thursday, May 5, 2016. The event raised over $650,000 in support of student scholarships. Thank you to all who had a part in this special evening!



  • Image preview June 26, 2014
    Every spring, Marymount Manhattan College welcomes alumni back to campus for Reunion Weekend – a celebratory event for old friends to re-connect and new friends to be made. At each Reunion, there are opportunities to reminisce with classmates and to remember the special years in New York City as Marymount Manhattan students.

  • Image preview June 25, 2014
    The Department of Natural Sciences has just introduced a new major: Environmental Studies. Its objective is to foster an integrated understanding of environmental issues encompassing perspectives from the curriculum’s three broad disciplines - humanities, natural science, and social science. This will offer abundant opportunities for students to supplement their academic learning with experiences outside the classroom.

  • Image preview June 24, 2014
    The College has officially launched its presidential search. The profile prepared by the Search Committee and additional information about the search, including the publications in which the position is being advertised, are now available.


  • Image preview June 16, 2013
    MMC’s fourth president, Sister Colette Mahoney, who served MMC as president for twenty-one years and received the President’s Medal in 1988, died peacefully on the 14th day of June, 2013.

  • Image preview May 21, 2013
    It took Carol Berman 38 years to graduate from college. Through financial challenges, a teenage marriage, single parenthood at 23, a breast cancer battle and a double mastectomy last year, Carol graduated Friday, May 24, 2013, from Marymount Manhattan College with a BA in psychology. There’s no surprise that she was awarded the College’s Rowley Founder’s Medal for overcoming adversity to attain educational achievement. Did we mention her GPA is 3.945?

  • Image preview May 18, 2013
    New York, N.Y.—Jason Rosenfeld, Ph.D., Distinguished Chair and Professor of Art History at Marymount Manhattan College, has curated an exhibition featuring the luminescent works of American landscape painter Stephen Hannock, the artist’s first comprehensive exhibition in New York in seven years, currently on view through June 2 at the Marlborough Gallery, located at 40 West 57th Street in Manhattan. In addition to large-scale paintings, the exhibition includes a room documenting Hannock’s process.


  • Image preview June 21, 2012
    New York, N.Y. – Marymount Manhattan College invited the classes ending in 2 and 7 back to campus for Reunion 2012 “Then and Now” from June 1 to 2. The College honored Elizabeth Hayes ’52 with the Père Gailhac Award and Marjorie Ihrig ’57 with the Sr. Raymunde McKay Award.

  • Image preview June 20, 2012
    CITTÀ DI CASTELLO, Italy— “Sole, dov’è il tartufo (Sun, where’s the truffle)?” called Matteo Bartolini after his dog. 

    Picking their way carefully over the uneven ground, a group of Umbra Institute students from Marymount Manhattan College followed Bartolini – and the truffle-hunting Sole – as the farmer showed the class around the woods and meadows of his farm, nestled in the Tiber River Valley in northern Umbria, Saturday. 

  • Image preview June 14, 2012
    New York, N.Y.—During a memorable and inspiring evening at the Metropolitan Club, Marymount Manhattan College held its 75th Anniversary Gala on Wednesday, June 6 with moving remarks and uplifting music and poetry. The evening honored Nora Moran ’06 and the graduates of the Bedford Hills College Program.



  • June 21, 2010
    New York, NY – Marymount Manhattan College is pleased to announce the spring 2010 Dean’s List. This list provides the names of 566 students who earned Dean’s List Honors, including graduates who received summa,magna and cum laude distinctions at commencement. 

  • Image preview June 16, 2010
    New York, NY – Ashley Cintron ’10, an MMC communication arts graduate, received one of 10 national H. Y. Benedict Fellowships from Alpha Chi for her first year of graduate study in 2010-2011. The Benedict Fellowship awarded Cintron $2,500 for her video submission, a 15-minute documentary about homelessness in New York City that she co-produced with communication arts major Victoria Preston ’10, under the advisement of Assistant Professor Giovanna Chesler, M.F.A. This year, the documentary also received the Best Documentary award at MMC’s communication arts showcase. 

  • Image preview June 15, 2010
    New York, NY – Effective June 15, 2010, Derek C. Bellin will serve as Vice President for College Relations and Chief Advancement Officer at Marymount Manhattan College. The announcement was made to the College community earlier this month by President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D. 


  • Image preview February 12, 2009
    Marymount Manhattan College is proud to present The Jack and Lewis Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholars Lecture at 6:30 p.m., March 17, in The Theresa Lang Theatre. This year’s featured speaker is Dr. Richard West Sellars, retired National Park Service Historian, noted author and Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. His lecture is titled, “America’s National Parks and the Rise of an Environmental Ethic.” 

  • Image preview February 11, 2009
    (New York, NY) On January 20, 2009, about 60 members of the MMC community gathered in the Nugent Lounge to watch the Presidential Inauguration. As the College watched the broadcast, two Marymount Manhattan College students were in the crowd that witnessed it firsthand. President and vice-president of MMC’s Student Political Association Holly Dougherty ’09 and Farah Minwalla ’11 observed President Barack Obama’s inauguration amid a crowd of nearly two million people in the span between the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument.

  • Image preview January 28, 2009
    (New York, NY) Marymount Manhattan is pleased to announce that Director of Student Activities Rosemary Ampuero will be taking on additional responsibilities as the Assistant Dean and Director of Student Activities on February 1, 2009. 


  • Image preview June 18, 2008
    (New York, NY) Natasha Pearl, CEO and founder of Aston Pearl, has been elected to the Marymount Manhattan College Board of Trustees. Pearl has more than fifteen years of unique global industry experience with the ultra-high-net-worth and family office marketplace.

  • Image preview June 17, 2008
    (New York, NY) Senior Vice President of Marymount Manhattan Maureen Grant will be leaving the College after nine years of loyal service. Maureen graduated from Marymount Manhattan in 1960 with a double major in English and Philosophy. She has dedicated her career to higher education in a variety of capacities, as a scholar, professor, division chair, dean and vice president.

  • Image preview June 5, 2008
    (New York, NY) On May 2, 2008 New York City’s community and dance supporters gathered for the 17th Annual Champagne Gala Benefit at Marymount Manhattan College. The event raised a total of $25,325, which supports Marymount Manhattan’s Dance Department, its programs, choreographers and costumes and sets. The benefit honored Robert Swinston, assistant to Merce Cunningham, who served as the 2008 Honorary Chair for the benefit performance and reception.