MMC’s Speech Pathology & Audiology Named Among Leading Healthcare Programs
November 17, 2020
has named Marymount Manhattan’s Pathology & Audiology program as one of the leading healthcare programs for 2020-21.
MMC’s Communication Sciences and Disorders Program Featured in Newsweek Online
November 16, 2020
Marymount Manhattan’s College Speech Pathology and Audiology program has been listed as one of the nation’s top programs for communication and language disorders!
Article on Artist Activist Margaret Roleke ’84 in New Haven Independent
October 24, 2020
Brian Slattery wrote an outstanding article on Margaret Roleke’s work for the first installment of “Made Visible” at Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven.The show runs in the window of the gallery. For more information on Creative Arts Workshop and further installments of “Made Visible,” visit CAW’s website.
PHR Adjunct Amol Sinha Fights Racial Injustice through Marijuana Legalization
October 9, 2020
Amol Sinha, Adjunct Professor and Executive Director of ACLU New Jersey
, recently interviewed with NJ.com
to discuss decriminalizing marijuana in New Jersey and how it would influence criminal justice reform.
MMC Alumna Named Dean of DePaul’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies
October 6, 2020
Dr. Tatum Thomas, a graduate of MMC’s Psychology program, will lead the way at DePaul University in helping its students to enter the workforce.
Bedford Hills Student Tami Eldridge Discusses Importance of Postal Service for Prison Education
October 1, 2020
Tami Eldridge, who is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree as a part of the Bedford Hills Prison Education program, was interviewed by the Brennan Center for Justice. She discusses the importance of the US Postal Service and its day-to-day impacts on both her family bonds and legal case management.
MMC Alumna Running for New York’s 9th Assembly District
September 29, 2020
Ann Brancato, who studied Pre-Med
while at MMC, is running as a Democrat and looks to gather votes from Long Island residents this upcoming Election Day.
Behavioral Neuroscience Students Hired as Research Assistants for Mount Sinai
September 28, 2020
Two Behavioral Neuroscience
majors, Shade Eleazer and Kennedy Blankenship, have joined the research team in the Karki Laboratory at Mount Sinai as research assistants to study how stress and fear affect the brain.
Biology Alumnus Kevin Mora ’19 Featured in The New York Times
September 21, 2020
Biology alumnus Kevin Mora ’19
is playing a pivotal role as a street medic in NYC protests, as featured in the New York Times
Alumna Zoey Anderson ’15 Reflects on Career in ‘Dance Spirit’ Magazine
September 17, 2020
Featured on the cover of the September 2013 Dance Spirit Higher Ed Issue, Anderson ’15 joins fellow professional dancers to reflect on their careers and how college influenced their professional lives.
MMC’s Prof. Laura Tropp Talks Extreme Gender Reveal Parties on NPR
September 9, 2020
Professor Tropp joined NPR’s Here & Now as a special guest to discuss the extreme lengths families go to during gender reveal parties.
CommArts Alumna Victoria Bachan ’13 to Lead Talent Division at Whalar
September 3, 2020
Communication Arts graduate Victoria Bachan ’13, who has led a successful career in talent management within digital entertainment, is set to become the head of Talent Division of Whalar, an influencer marketing agency based in New York City.
Dance Alumna Dani Coleman ’13 Joins P.volve as Lead Trainer
September 1, 2020
MMC alumna Danielle Coleman ’13, who graduated with a BFA in Dance, has brought her unique skill set and background in dance to her new full-time position as the Los Angeles Lead Trainer for P.volve.
Alumna Emmy Raver-Lampman ’12 Interviewed by ‘Collider Ladies Night’ Podcast
August 4, 2020
Collider Ladies Night interviews Emmy Raver-Lampman ’12 on her acting career and journey from her Broadway debut as an undergrad to starring in The Umbrella Academy Netflix series.
Emmy Raver-Lampman ’12 Cast in Apple TV+ Animated Show ‘Central Park’
July 27, 2020
MMC alumna Emmy Raver-Lampman ’12 has been cast to take over the role of Molly Timmerman in the Apple TV+ animated show Central Park after the departure of previous voice actress Kristen Bell.
Tor Campbell ’98 Makes History As Part of Northwestern University’s First All-Black MFA Directing Cohort
July 24, 2020
MMC alumnus Tor Campbell ’98, who earned a degree in Communication Arts with a minor in Musical Theatre, is one of three students making history at Northwestern University as part of the school’s first all-Black MFA Directing cohort. Congratulations, Tor!
Adrienne Warren ’09 Lands Cover of Backstage Magazine
July 23, 2020
Adrienne Warren ’09, who shot to stardom for her leading role in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway, has been profiled in the July 2020 edition of Backstage Magazine.
MMC Alumnus and State Congress Candidate Tom Fabricio ’05 Profiled in “Florida Politics” Interview
July 21, 2020
Hope Johansen ’22 Performs in Virtual Weekend Cabaret
July 18, 2020
Johansen, a double major in Acting and Cinema, Television, and Emerging Media, will participate in “The Part that Got Away: A Virtual Cabaret” on Saturday, July 18 through NextStage Theatre Company. Tickets are available to watch the show through Tuesday, July 21.
Mariah Plante ’18 Provides Acting Classes for Local Youth
July 14, 2020
In a recent article for Metro Kanawha
, Fine Arts in Acting alumna Mariah Plant ’18 describes how her experience in educational theatre influenced her to teach aspiring youth actors in West Virginia.
MMC’s Lindsay Green Discusses Overcoming COVID-19 Challenges with Symplicity
June 29, 2020
Green, the Assistant Director of Disability Services and Academic Access at MMC, describes the impact the novel coronavirus and subsequent closure of campus had on students, faculty, and the Office of Disability Services.
MMC Student Janelle Murray Pens Blog Post for Broadway World Online
June 4, 2020
Murray, a BFA Acting sophomore, describes her journey to studying theatre at MMC in a recent blog post for Broadway World
MMC Instructor Publishes New Book on “Flop Musicals”
June 1, 2020
Stephen Purdy, a long-time adjunct instructor for MMC’s Theatre department and Musical Theatre program, has published a new book, Flop Musicals of the Twenty-First Century, available June 8, 2020.
EWL Professor Julie Huntington, Ph.D., Co-Authors Op Ed on Cyclist Safety in NYC
May 28, 2020
Julie Huntington, Ph.D.
, Associate Professor of English and World Literatures and an avid cyclist based in Astoria, Queens, has co-authored a striking opinion piece published in AMNY on fatal cyclist deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.
MMC Musical Theatre Majors Selected As Next On Stage’s College Top 25!
May 19, 2020
Zoie Lanning ’23 and Adriana Ruiz-Sorrentini, both BFA in Musical Theatre
majors, have been selected to the College Top 25 of the Next on Stage series sponsored by Broadway Records
. Congratulations, Zoie and Adriana!
Business Alum and Cake Expert Dan Langan ’12 Interviewed in Distractify
May 19, 2020
Dan Langan ’12, a Business Management major at MMC, has become a well-known personality on The Food Network. Check out his latest interview with Distractify.
Gavin Lyall ’21 Featured in Broadway World’s Showcase Series
May 9, 2020
has been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on– virtually!
Alumna Adrienne Warren ’09 Profiled in Vanity Fair Magazine
April 30, 2020
Adrienne Warren ’09, Theatre Arts alumna and star of TINA: The Tina Turner Musical, talks about her career and the hiatus from her role on Broadway.
Student’s Personal Reflections of COVID-19 Quarantine Published on Refinery29
April 29, 2020
Nathalia Fonseca ’10, Clinical Supervisor and Adjunct Instructor, Profiled in Women on Topp
April 13, 2020
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology alumna Nathalia Fonseca ’10, now Clinical Supervisor and Adjunct Instructor at MMC, discusses her career as a speech pathologist in an interview with Women on Topp.
MMC Alumna Discusses Longstanding Impact of NYCDA in Forbes
April 10, 2020
Zoey Anderson ’15, BFA Dance alumna, first participated in a New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA) competition at 10 years old. The organization has and continues to inspire and mold her career as a dancer, and even provided a scholarship for her education at Marymount Manhattan.
Jared Grimes ’05 Praised in Broadway World Review
March 2, 2020
Jared Grimes ’05, MMC Communication and Media Arts alum, performed in the Broadway at Birdland concert series on February 24, providing an evening of high energy, non-stop, genre-fusing music and dance. His performance was widely praised in a Broadway World review
Author and Alumna Kiley Reid ’10 Appears on The Daily Show
February 26, 2020
Author and alumna Kiley Reid ’10, an Acting major and Religious Studies minor at MMC, joined Trevor Noah on The Daily Show to discuss Such a Fun Age, her best-selling debut novel about the precarious relationship between a black babysitter and her wealthy white female employer.
MMC Alumna Set to Star in New CBS Pilot
February 21, 2020
Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford ’05 will star as Gina in Chuck Lorre’s CBS pilot B Positive.
Biology Alum Zane Younger ’16 Publishes Vaccine Research
February 18, 2020
Biology alum Zane Younger ’16, who works in the Immunization Unit at the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany, has published research on the vaccine for Japanese encephalitis.
Amanda Mullin ’18 Joins “Women of the Wings Volume III: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers”
February 5, 2020
Mullin ’18, who graduated from MMC with a BA in Theatre Arts and a minor in Musical Theatre, has joined the third edition of “Women of the Wings” at Feinstein’s/54 Below. The event will take place on March 14 at 9:30pm.
MMC Professor Jim Holl Profiled in ‘Hudson Valley One’
January 24, 2020
MMC’s Program Featured in the College Musical Theatre Guide
December 13, 2019
Learn more about Musical Theatre at MMC.
Victoria Bachan ’13 Makes Variety’s 2019 ‘Dealmakers List’
December 9, 2019
Communication Arts graduate Victoria Bachan ’13 has been included in the coveted ‘Dealmakers List 2019’ from Variety Magazine for her work with Authentic Talent and Literary Management. Since Authentic establishment their digital department in 2017, the team has generated has generated approximately $25 million in revenue.
The Monitor Features Stand Up Speak Out Festival
December 7, 2019
The Monitor, MMC’s student-run newspaper, published a feature article on the 2019 Stand Up Speak Out festival.
EWL Alumna Xoai Pham ’16 Publishes Article for Teen Vogue on Womanhood
November 26, 2019
Class of 2016’s English and World Literatures graduate, Xoai Pham, penned an op-ed for Teen Vogue titled, “Rediscovering What Being a Transgender Woman Means to Me”.
MMC Alumni Dan Bittner ’04 and Annaleigh Ashford ’05 Guest Appear in CBS’ ‘Evil’
November 19, 2019
Graduates of MMC’s Theatre program Bittner and Ashford recently guest starred as husband and wife in the seventh episode of the latest CBS show ‘Evil’ on Thursday, November 14.
MMC and Dance Chair Katie Langan Featured in Dance Magazine Story
November 19, 2019
Chair of Marymount Manhattan’s Dance department
Katie Langan ’92 has been quoted in a new article from Dance Magazine on the New York City Dance Alliance
and its influence on college scholarships, career opportunities, and professional development.
Adrienne Warren ’09 Featured on Cover of IN New York Magazine
November 18, 2019
MMC Launches Local Online News Association Chapter
November 15, 2019
The new chapter will serve as a student meetup group for changemakers in journalism and the on-campus outpost of the Online News Association
, the world’s largest association of digital journalists.
OnStage Blog Names MMC One of the Top Musical Theatre Programs for 2019-20
November 7, 2019
Each year, the team at OnStage Blog announces the best performing arts schools for the coming year. To generate this ranking, OnStage creates a committee of theatre educators, students, alumni, and parents—the people who really know what’s important in theatre education—to research the country’s top programs.
Bedford Hills College Program Featured in Fordham Observer Article
November 6, 2019
Observer staffer Joe Kottke discusses MMC’s Bedford Hills College Program (BHCP) in a new feature for Fordham Lincoln Center’s student newspaper.
MMC Alum and Navy Veteran Reunited with College Ring 15 Years After Losing It
November 4, 2019
Howard Weightman ’00, a Theatre Arts graduate and Naval officer, has been reunited with his beloved college ring 15 years after losing it aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower while stationed at Naval Station Norfolk in 2003.
MMC’s Bedford Hills College Program Featured in University Business Article
October 23, 2019
The Bedford Hills College Program (BHCP) and similar programs throughout the United States are discussed in a new piece, “How to raise the quality of prison education programs,” in national higher ed magazine University Business
MMC Student Discusses 48 Hour Play Festival In New Broadway World Blog
October 22, 2019
Shelbi Cornelison ’22, a double major in CTEM
and Writing for the Stage
, describes her experience working on a 48 Hour Play Festival at MMC this September.
Dance Alumna Joins the Rockettes
October 20, 2019
Samantha Butts ’19 is one of 13 new women joining the world-famous Rockettes for the 2019 Christmas Spectacular.
MMC Featured in Broadway World College Guide
October 18, 2019
Broadway World released an “everything you need to know” about Marymount Manhattan College, highlighting the College’s combination of professional theatre education and training with the liberal arts.
CMA Professor Featured on “Global Ethics Weekly” Podcast from Carnegie Council
October 16, 2019
Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts, Tatiana Serafin, MFA
, discusses Gen Z, climate change activism, and foreign policy on the latest episode of Global Ethics Weekly
with Alex Woodson.
Shelbi Cornelison ’22 Featured on Broadway World’s “College Theatre Survival Guide”
October 8, 2019
Cornelison ’22, who is working towards a B.A. in Theatre Arts with a concentration in Writing for the Stage, shares her advice for before, during, and after making the choice to transfer colleges.
Laverne Cox ’96 Publicizes Critical Supreme Court Decision at 71st Primetime Emmys
September 23, 2019
The MMC alumna walked the red carpet with date Chase Strangio, a lawyer with the ACLU’s LGBT & HIV Project, and spoke about the upcoming October 8 anti-discrimination Supreme Court case.
MMC Students Quoted in Article About Global Climate Strike
September 23, 2019
Samantha Nowak ’23 and Kandace Campbell ’23, two MMC first-year students, were among the tens of thousands of New Yorkers protesting climate change on Friday.
MMC Students Appear in BuzzFeed Feature on Zero Waste
September 19, 2019
Watch Victoria Whalen ’21 (Biology and Urban & Environmental Sustainability), Ellie Baker ’20 (Musical Theatre) and Alexa St. Clair ’22 (Musical Theatre) in a BuzzFeed video about living waste-free in NYC for one week.
Badrun Kahn ’95 Joins Democratic Primary Race in Queens
September 19, 2019
Ms. Kahn, who graduated from MMC in 1995 with a degree in Business, will challenge incumbent Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
MMC’s Amber Tacy ’15 Featured in ‘Dance Spirit’ Article
September 12, 2019
Amber Tacy, a graduate of MMC’s Dance program with a concentration in Body, Science, and Motion and a minor in Psychology, has been featured in Dance Spirit online for her work with her #DancersWhoLift initiative.
Annaleigh Ashford ’05 Joins Third Installment of FX’s ‘American Crime Story’
August 13, 2019
Ashford will play Paula Jones in American Crime Story: Impeachment, the third installment of FX’s hit show, set to air on September 27, 2020.