- The Center for Learning and Living (CL&L), originally founded at Marymount Manhattan College, is now celebrating its 25th year of offering lifelong learning opportunities to adults 55 and older. The spring 2019 course schedule is now available.
- Maria Andrews ’17, an International Studies and Dance major at MMC, received the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) grant to teach in Malaysia from January to November 2018.
- Emmy Raver-Lampman ’12 has joined the cast of the new, Netflix series The Umbrella Academy.
- After graduating from MMC in 2016, Religious Studies minor Kiah Baxter knew that graduate studies would be part of her near future. Now three years later, she’ll soon earn her Masters of Divinity from the prestigious Union Theological Seminary with a concentration in Theology and the Arts.
- MMC Theatre Arts alumna Adrienne Warren ’09, Tony Award-nominee, stars in the West End blockbuster musical TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, which will be coming to Broadway in Fall 2019. The first single from the upcoming cast album was released today, featuring Adrienne performing the iconic song River Deep - Mountain High!
- Helene Schwartz ’05 explains why dancers may have trouble picking up choreography.
- While many of us were binge-watching hours of Netflix on our couches, Emily Kincaid ’07 was hard at work creating content for the streaming service.
- On December 6, four alumni from the Department of Natural Sciences participated in an informational panel for current students.
- On Friday, November 9, MMC’s Institute for Pre-College and Advanced Study held its second annual Women in Business Leadership workshop as part of its Women in Leadership series.
- Melissa Tonning-Kollwitz, MFA, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts at MMC, and alumnus Joe Hetterly ’15, Guest Lecturer, Theatre and Performance at SUNY Purchase, collaborated for over a year on a project investigating the standard dialects that are taught in collegiate actor-training programs and that are coached professionally.
Working with ten MMC alumnae, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Melissa Tonning-Kollwitz, MFA, established Project: Human Better, a womxn-centric theatre group focused on empowering womxn through education, mentorship, and devised theatre.
- Keaven Caro, an alumnus of the Biology and Behavioral Neuroscience programs at MMC, has been accepted to UConn School of Medicine and Graduate School for the entering class of 2019.
Alumna Adrienne Brammer ’16, Outreach Director of the NYC Veterans Alliance , was interviewed on the PBS Thirteen news show MetroFocus as part of its “Frontline to Home Front” series.
- Robert Caplin joins William King, a NYC-based commercial and advertising photographer and digital artist on Adorama TV interview.
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.
- Congratulations 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.
- A 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.
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.
- Art Alumna Margaret Roleke ’84, is exhibiting her installation “Seagreen Mist” as part of the project Island Universe.
On Friday, May 18, 2018, Marymount Manhattan College held its 69th Commencement Exercises at Lincoln Center’s iconic David Geffen Hall.
Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts, Erin Greenwell, and alumna Christina Remley ’17 were part of the postproduction team for Yomeddine, a film having its world premiere at the Cannes Film festival and nominated for the Palme D’Or award.
- Class of 2017’s co-valedictorian Penny Pun discusses her childhood education in Hong Kong, cultural representation and inclusion in the theater community, and the challenges of accessibility and opportunity.
- Alumni art major, ocikush , is having a one-man show, COME SEE, at Antonina Sanat Galerisi in Istanbul, Turkey. April 3 -May 5, 2018.
- Deirdre Quinn ’17 has been offered a place at the prestigious UK school for Fall 2018 in the Masters of Gender, Development, and Globalization program.
Chris Pinnella will be accompanied by MMC alumna Jenna Ushkowitz ’07, an eight-piece orchestra, and a 12-person choir of MMC students on Wednesday, March 28, at Feinstein’s/54 Below in Manhattan.