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  • <div class="feature "> <div class="feature__media"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1258,931/27971_Empty_Lounge_Area.rev.1662649558.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1258,931/27971_Empty_Lounge_Area.rev.1662649558.JPG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/4/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1258,931/27971_Empty_Lounge_Area.rev.1662649558.JPG" alt="A communal space filled with natural light invites students and faculty to gather and discuss pro..." width="800" height="800" data-max-w="1258" data-max-h="931" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4500-new-high-tech-visual-arts-center-opens-as-hub-of">New High-Tech Visual Arts Center Opens as Hub of Creativity for MMC Students</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> <p> This semester, when MMC students are encouraged to think critically and act creatively, they’ll have a new state-of-the-art home to help bring their visions to life. The College has officially opened the doors to its Judith Mara Carson Center for Visual Arts, a stunning 12,000-square-foot space it began constructing in June 2021. Classes will be held there starting Sept. 6.</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="feature "> <div class="feature__media"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1920,1080/27961_220906_Digital_CHHDC_1920x1080_2.rev.1662539145.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1920,1080/27961_220906_Digital_CHHDC_1920x1080_2.rev.1662539145.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/4/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1920,1080/27961_220906_Digital_CHHDC_1920x1080_2.rev.1662539145.jpg" alt="MMC?s Center for Health, Human Development, and Creativity is a hub for students and faculty from..." width="800" height="800" data-max-w="1920" data-max-h="1080" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4496-new-mmc-center-helps-students-find-creative-paths">New MMC Center Helps Students Find Creative Paths in Health Care</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> <p> Professor Nava Silton has had a varied career in health and human development. She’s created graphic novels about the adventures of children with visible and invisible disabilities and produced an off-Broadway musical about disabilities and bullying. Levar Burton and The Jim Henson Company are developing two of her projects for the small screen.</p> <p> But she wouldn’t have been able to envision it in her early days as a premed student; back then, she thought building a career in health meant following a narrow professional track. “I remember thinking, okay, maybe I’ll be a physician or teach in a medical school,” she said. “I’d always been creative, but I never thought it would relate to any professional goals I’d have in health.”</p> <p> That changed when she took a developmental psychology class that showed her how rich and exciting the field could be and worked with a professor who helped her realize that creativity could be an asset in health—and not just a passion she pursued on the side.</p> <p> Now, as the director of MMC’s new <a href="/center-for-health-human-development-and-creativity/">Center for Health, Human Development, and Creativity</a>, Dr. Silton is helping Marymount Manhattan students reach that same understanding from the moment they step foot on campus.</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="feature "> <div class="feature__media"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/177/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,664,443/27524_ALU.rev.1649078549.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/177/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,664,443/27524_ALU.rev.1649078549.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/177/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,664,443/27524_ALU.rev.1649078549.jpg" alt="The Amazon Labor Union celebrates their historic win." width="800" height="800" data-max-w="664" data-max-h="443" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4422-justine-medina-12-and-the-first-unionized-amazon">Justine Medina ’12 and the First Unionized Amazon Warehouse</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> In a historic win for labor rights, Amazon workers at the Staten Island warehouse voted to form the company’s first union on Friday, April 1st. Among the organizers was MMC grad Justine Medina ’12. </div> </div> </div>

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A communal space filled with natural light invites students and faculty to gather and discuss pro...

New High-Tech Visual Arts Center Opens as Hub of Creativity for MMC Students

This semester, when MMC students are encouraged to think critically and act creatively, they’ll have a new state-of-the-art home to help bring their visions to life. The College has officially opened the doors to its Judith Mara Carson Center for Visual Arts, a stunning 12,000-square-foot space it began constructing in June 2021. Classes will be held there starting Sept. 6.

MMC Launches New BFA in Art

Marymount Manhattan College is expanding its Art program with a new 60-credit Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree that allows students to develop breadth and depth in several disciplines and more intensely prepare for a career in the visual arts.

The program is housed in the College’s new 12,000-square-foot Judith Mara Carson Center for Visual Arts and will begin accepting students in the Fall ’22 semester.

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A communal space filled with natural light invites students and faculty to gather and discuss pro...

New High-Tech Visual Arts Center Opens as Hub of Creativity for MMC Students

MMC?s Center for Health, Human Development, and Creativity is a hub for students and faculty from...

New MMC Center Helps Students Find Creative Paths in Health Care

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