MMC Dance Alumnae Perform at Museum of Modern Art
September 20, 2018
Heather Robles ’09 and Suzzanne Ponomarenko ’12 are currently performing works from post-modern choreographer Yvonne Rainer at the Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition, Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done.
Dr. Tahneer Oksman Gives Keynote Address in Germany for September Conference
September 19, 2018MMC’s Assistant Professor of Academic Writing, Dr. Tahneer Oksman, gave her first keynote address at the German Society for Comics Studies annual conference in Köln, Germany on September 17, 2018.
MMC Faculty Member Featured on Wisconsin Public Radio
September 18, 2018Laura Tropp, Ph.D., Professor of Communication and Media Arts, joined the host of Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Morning Show on September 18 to explore “The Culture of Pregnancy.”
Poet Jenny Xie Draws Crowd for Fall ‘Lit City’ Reading
September 18, 2018In a completely packed room, award-winning poet Jenny Xie read pieces from her new book, Eye Level, which recently made the top-10 list for the prestigious National Book Award.
MMC Alumna Olivia Armstrong ’14 Wins an Emmy!
September 18, 2018The MMC community is delighted to congratulate Communication and Media Arts alumna Olivia Armstrong ’14 on her 2018 Emmy in Interactive Media!
Faculty’s New “Food and Popular Culture” Book Receives Stellar Reviews
September 13, 2018Edited by EWL Professor Peter Naccarato and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Kathleen LeBesco, the duo’s latest collection by Bloomsbury has received high praise by a number of leading food and culture scholars.
Alumna Gloria Bohan ’63, H’03 Receives Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award
September 12, 2018
President Kerry Walk and the entire MMC community are delighted to congratulate alumna, former trustee, and longtime benefactor Gloria Spinelli Bohan ’63, H’03 on receiving the American Society of Travel Advisors’ (ASTA) prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
Author Abby Friedman Talks Fandom in Advanced Writing Seminar
September 11, 2018On Wednesday, September 12, Adjunct Professor Alec Magnet of Academic Writing hosted a discussion with writer Abby Friedman as part of his WRIT 201: Advanced Writing Seminar course.
MMC Alumna’s Break-Out Novel Acquired by Sight Unseen Pictures
September 11, 2018Congratulations are in order for Class of 2010’s Kiley Reid whose debut novel was purchased in a ten-publisher auction by Bloomsbury and swiftly picked up by Emmy-award winner Lena Waithe’s production company, Hillman Grad Productions.
Biology Sophomore Chases Turtles in Jamaica Bay
September 9, 2018Lesly Castillo ’21 spent her summer studying terrapins in New York City’s Jamaica Bay.
Sophomore Ashley Pavia Wins Trip to International Ocean Sciences Conference
September 4, 2018
EWL Professor Earns Visiting Scholarship with German University
August 29, 2018During her yearlong sabbatical, Associate Professor of English and World Literatures Magda Maczynska is a Fall 2018 Visiting Scholar with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society at LMU Munich in Germany.
Fall 2018: Academic Writing Faculty Prep for Semester with Biannual Workshop
August 28, 2018On Monday, August 27, 2018 the MMC Academic Writing community gathered for the August program workshop to discuss and learn strategies, community building, and teaching style in preparation for the rapidly approaching Fall 2018 semester.
Convocation Inducts New Students into MMC Community
August 28, 2018
On Thursday, August 30, 2018, Marymount Manhattan College officially welcomed the Class of 2022 and new transfer students to the campus community at the New Student Convocation, a festive event attended by hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and trustees.
MMC Research Team Publishes Article in Food Chemistry
August 14, 2018A research team led by Prof. Alessandra Leri has published a study entitled “Particulate organohalogens in edible brown seaweeds” in the journal Food Chemistry. Two Biology alumnae, Marisa Dunigan ’15 and Rosie Wenrich ’17, appear as authors on the paper.
In Memoriam: Sr. Ellen Marie Keane and Sr. Máire (Brendan) McQuillan
August 7, 2018
The Marymount Manhattan College community is saddened to learn of the passing of two members of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) who were influential in the founding and development of Marymount Manhattan College (MMC): Sr. Ellen Marie Keane and Sr. Máire (Brendan) McQuillan. Both Both Sr. Ellen Marie and Sr. Máire died peacefully at Marymount Convent in Tarrytown, NY, on August 5, 2018.
Student Film in Dominicans in the Diaspora Part 1 Film Festival - This Weekend!
July 26, 2018
MMC Adjunct Professor Produces Broadway Play
July 25, 2018
Adjunct Professor Deanna Twain is Lead Producer of the Broadway play The Lifespan of a Fact.
MMC Professor Presents Research at ACIS Conference in Ireland
June 20, 2018Long-time Academic Writing professor Patrick McCarthy is attending and presenting his research at the annual American Conference for Irish Studies, this year at University College Cork, Ireland.
Faculty Spotlight: Ellen Orenstein, MFA
June 11, 2018Co-created by Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Ellen Orenstein, MFA, with six actors and one playwright—all Marymount Manhattan alumni—the four-part dramatic symphony “The Human Variations” premiered on February 10 at Red Roots Gallery in Manhattan.
Faculty Spotlight: Denise Cruz
June 11, 2018Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Services Denise Cruz, CCC-SLP, has started a voice modification clinic for transgender clients.
Faculty Spotlight: Catherine Cabeen, MFA
June 11, 2018On January 25–27 at Theater for the New City in Manhattan, Catherine Cabeen, MFA, Assistant Professor of Dance, presented the world premiere of Give Me More
Student Spotlight: Emani De’Andre Mack ’20
June 11, 2018Any admirer of the arts knows that dance should be more than just movement.
Student Spotlight - Ashley LaCambria ’18
June 11, 2018When it came to her independent study, Ashley LaCambria ’18 focused on vocal pedagogy.
William King exhibiting in “A Smith Gallery”
June 7, 2018Art major alum William King had his photograph “Hot Pretzels” chosen for the “Streets” exhibition at the A Smith Gallery in Johnson, City Texas.
MMC Professor and Alumna Part of Postproduction Team of Film at Cannes Film Festival
June 6, 2018
Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts, Erin Greenwell, and alumna Christina Remley ’17 were part of the postproduction team for Yomeddine, a film which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film festival and nominated for the Palme D’Or award.
Professor Jim Holl Exhibits at Chelsea’s Garvey | Simon Gallery
June 5, 2018Jim Holl, Associate Professor of Art at MMC, has a new exhibition titled All the Living Things, featuring his large-scale paintings and small works on paper. The exhibition will run in Chelsea at the Garvey | Simon Gallery from June 11 through July 14.
Feel to be Real: Professor Anthony Ferro Retires from Marymount Manhattan College
June 4, 2018In a small basement studio at Marymount Manhattan College, 15 students in pink tights and ballet shoes were hard at work perfecting their craft.
Margaret Roleke exhibits on Governors Island, NYC
May 25, 2018Art Alumna Margaret Roleke ’84, is exhibiting her installation “Seagreen Mist” as part of the project Island Universe.
Marymount Manhattan College Celebrates 69th Commencement
May 21, 2018
On Friday, May 18, 2018, Marymount Manhattan College held its 69th Commencement Exercises at Lincoln Center’s iconic David Geffen Hall.