Meet Our Grads
What do MMC alumni do after graduation? The better question is: What don’t they do?
International Studies and Studio Art
Ben draws upon deeply personal life experiences to create his colorful and complex contemporary paintings. “I want to visually convey Tibetan philosophical ideas in works that focus on current social, political, and cultural issues,” he says. “The notions of freedom, interdependence, and compassion are important in a time when many are rejecting our connectedness and focusing on differences.”
After majoring in International Studies during his time at Marymount Manhattan, Raghib is now making a name for himself in local politics. Advocating for the people, he is now the youngest member serving in the Connecticut State House, advancing policies that benefit the second district and all of Connecticut.
As CNBC’s Vice President of the Media Content Center, Lisa oversees a team of 25 responsible for the lifecycle management of the network’s broadcast media – from acquisition through archiving, to workflow and implementation of the network’s media asset management system and infrastructure.
A few years ago, Christina received an Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship, a program that celebrates entrepreneurs who are committed to positive social impact. As one of 20 fellows globally, Daigneault spent nine days at Windsor Castle in England engaged in classes and conversation about social sciences and business innovation.
Studio Art, Art Education
Yvonne runs her own business, Vonnie Made It. Her mixed-media works incorporate collage, printmaking, wet and dry media, photography, clay, and fiber, as well as one-of-a-kind jewelry—wearable art made of recycled paper and semi-precious beads and stones
“Some little girls played with Barbies. I was making dance and films since I can remember. When I was a child, dance and film were playtime for me and they have always been a part of my life.”
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