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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/0,0,1406,932/27983_HC_photo.rev.1662654894.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1406,932/27983_HC_photo.rev.1662654894.JPG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/4/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1406,932/27983_HC_photo.rev.1662654894.JPG" alt=" " width="800" height="800" data-max-w="1406" data-max-h="932" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4505-mmc-launches-new-bfa-in-art">MMC Launches New BFA in Art</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> <p> 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.</p> <p> The program is housed in the College’s new 12,000-square-foot <a href="">Judith Mara Carson Center for Visual Arts</a> and will begin accepting students in the Fall ’22 semester.</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="feature "> <div class="feature__media"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/108/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,958,748/28779_Alessandra_and_Marjan.rev.1677261662.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/108/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,958,748/28779_Alessandra_and_Marjan.rev.1677261662.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/108/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,958,748/28779_Alessandra_and_Marjan.rev.1677261662.jpg" alt="Professor Alessandra Leri and Marjan Khan ?20" width="800" height="800" data-max-w="958" data-max-h="748" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4641-mmc-faculty-student-study-on-fecal-bacteria">MMC Faculty-Student Study on Fecal Bacteria Garners Global Media Attention</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> A study by an MMC faculty-student research team on pathogens tracked indoors from NYC sidewalks has garnered international interest, with news outlets on five continents—and at least one late-night talk show host—reporting its findings. </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="feature "> <div class="feature__media"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1369,936/28623_1A._Marlee_credit_Yossi_Zamir_and_American_Jewish_Joint_Distribution_Committee.rev.1674567064.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1369,936/28623_1A._Marlee_credit_Yossi_Zamir_and_American_Jewish_Joint_Distribution_Committee.rev.1674567064.JPG 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/50/width/800/height/800/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1369,936/28623_1A._Marlee_credit_Yossi_Zamir_and_American_Jewish_Joint_Distribution_Committee.rev.1674567064.JPG" alt="" width="800" height="800" data-max-w="1369" data-max-h="936" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="feature__text"> <h2 class="h3"> <a href="/live/news/4608-legends-among-us-10-mmc-honorary-degree-recipients">Legends Among Us: 10 MMC Honorary Degree Recipients You Should Know</a> </h2> <hr class="feature__hr"/> <div class="feature__summary"> <p> How well do you know the history-makers and cultural icons who make up MMC’s honorary degree recipients? As we mark the passing of journalism pioneer <a href="">Barbara Walters H’83</a> and honor the legacy of <a href="">Coretta Scott King H’69</a> on MLK Day, our thoughts turn to this remarkable segment of our community. Below, we explore the achievements of 10 honorary degree recipients; view the complete list <a href="">here</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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Sharon Thomas Letalon ?86

MMC Alum Connects Students with International Equality Advocates

In March, equality advocates from around the globe headed to the U.N. for the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67), an intergovernmental body focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

The meeting set off a whirlwind of events over a two-week period. But, thanks to Sharon Thomas Letalon ’86, a seasoned organizer who helped plan several CSW67 forums, some participants added an extra stop to their busy itineraries: MMC.

Rome Leykin ?09 at the New York City Marathon in November.

MMC Alum Uses Comeback from Life-Altering Accident to Inspire Others

Five years ago, Roman “Rome” Leykin ’09 was headed to work as a web developer when his world changed in an instant: While waiting on a subway platform in Brooklyn, he suffered an epileptic seizure that sent him into the path of an oncoming train. Leykin, 36, lost both legs in the accident and suffered a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. However, in the years of recovery that followed, he not only resumed his life but found new purpose, emerging as a competitive para-athlete determined to inspire others.

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MMC Highlighted in Dance Magazine Story on Musical Theatre Programs


Long Island Weekly Profiles Alex Dash’21, Stage Manager of Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical


Broadway Podcast Network Interviews Playbill Reporter Meg Masseron ’22