- 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.”
- 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!
- June 24, 2015
Working with Prof. Ann Aguanno, Biology alumnae Victoria McIlrath ’15 and Alice Trye ’15 have published a paper in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), a peer-reviewed scientific video journal.
- June 10, 2015
Marymount Manhattan College Assistant Director of Residence Life, Chris Mosier, has made major sports history as the first known out trans athlete to win a spot on a USA national team that matches their identified gender.
- June 7, 2015
Annaleigh Ashford ’05 was awarded the Tony Award for best featured actress in a play for her performance in You Can’t Take it With You! Ashford previously won the Drama Desk Award in the same category.
(Annaleigh Ashford at the 69th Annual Tony Awards. Photo Credit: AP Images/Invision)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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?
- May 18, 2013New 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- June 14, 2012New 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 14, 2011New York, N.Y. – Jellyfish are known as beautiful, but venomous sea creatures that cause pain to unfortunate victims of its toxic sting. They can also be the subject of a scientific research project. At Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), science faculty and students are mentoring a group of science teachers and secondary school students studying cellular reaction to identify the best home remedy to treat a jellyfish sting.
- June 9, 2011
New York, N.Y. – As a Marymount Manhattan College student, Olivia Warren ’11 has been a campus leader and has embraced the interdisciplinary nature of a liberal arts education. Her college experience offered her an opportunity to develop an awareness of social, political, cultural and ethical issues affecting the world.
- May 26, 2011
New York, N.Y. – Recent Marymount Manhattan alumnus Heui Tae Yoon ’11 creates a three-tiered dynamic world in an exhibition of his capstone work in the Hewitt Gallery of Art.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.”
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.