Calling All Accepted Students!
January 18, 2019Have you been granted admission to Marymount Manhattan College? Come check out campus, meet your future professors and classmates, and tour the residence hall at Accepted Students Day!
February 6: Bill T. Jones on the Arts & Social Justice
January 14, 2019Marymount Manhattan College’s Ferraro Institute for Breakthrough Civic Leadership is pleased to announce its inaugural event: Bill T. Jones on the Arts and Social Justice, in conversation with Lane Harwell of the Ford Foundation on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 on the MMC campus. The Rudin Foundation is also a sponsor of this event.
MMC Alum Sworn into CT State Legislature
January 9, 2019International Studies major Raghib Allie-Brennan ’13 assumes his position as State Representative in Connecticut’s Second District today.
Poet Tracy K. Smith to Receive Honorary Degree
December 20, 2018MMC is pleased to announce that Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith will be awarded an Honorary Degree at the College’s 70 th Commencement Exercises on May 17, 2019.
MMC Senior Transforms Club into Bustling Media Company
December 18, 2018
Adjunct Art Faculty Elisabeth Condon is Joan Mitchell Foundation Awardee
December 13, 2018Elisabeth Condon is a 2018 recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s annual Painters & Sculptors Grants, which provide 25 artists with $25,000 each in unrestricted funds.
Dept. of Natural Sciences Hosts Alumni Panel
December 12, 2018On December 6, four alumni from the Department of Natural Sciences participated in an informational panel for current students.
MMC Students Organize Transit Protest
December 10, 2018As part of the ir IS 398: Movement for Social Change course, five MMC student s organized a protest to draw attention to the lack of accessibility in the NYC Transit System.
MMC Students Practice Boots on the Ground Reporting At El Chapo Trial
November 26, 2018
On November 13, MMC’s Journalism in the 21st Century and Future Directions in Journalism classes headed to the US District Court – Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn to hear opening arguments in the trial against Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo, one of the world’s most dangerous drug dealers. The goal: write a breaking news story on one of the biggest trials of the year and network with news outlets.
Psychology Research Team Receives Social Justice Award
November 21, 2018
Faculty News: Hallie Cohen Accepted as Visiting Artist to American Academy in Rome
November 17, 2018Hallie Cohen, Professor of Art and Director of The Hewitt Gallery of Art, has been accepted as a Visiting Artist to the American Academy in Rome for two weeks in January 2019.
MMC Alum Elected as State Representative in Connecticut
November 7, 2018International Studies major Raghib Allie-Brennan ’13 upset the Republican incumbent of District 2 in Connecticut during the 2018 midterm elections on November 6.
In Memoriam: Sr. Brigid Driscoll ’54, RSHM, Ph.D.
October 30, 2018Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is saddened to learn of the passing of Sister Brigid Driscoll, a member for 62 years of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), MMC’s founding order. She was also an alumna of MMC (Class of 1954), a former MMC trustee, and a Math instructor at MMC’s Bedford Hills College Program, at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, NY. In addition to many other roles, Sister Brigid served for two decades as the President of Marymount College, Tarrytown, MMC’s parent college. She died at Marymount Convent, Tarrytown, on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the age of 84.
Keaven Caro ’17 Accepted to MD/PhD Program
October 30, 2018
Announcing a New Major: Urban and Environmental Sustainability
October 22, 2018
MMC Professor’s Documentary Premieres at DocNYC
October 19, 2018Professor Dan Hunt’s feature length documentary, Little Miss Westie, will have it’s World Premiere at DocNYC, the country’s largest documentary film festival.
CSD Students Take on Capitol Hill
October 19, 2018Four students (Rita Castillo, Renee Royles, Abigail Hambidge, and Kali Wright) from the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Department were accompanied by the CSD Director for Clinical Education and Clinical Services, Denise Cruz, MA, CCC-SLP, to Washington D.C. to take part in the American Speech-Language Hearing Association ASHA’s Student Hill Day on Capitol Hill.
MMC Team Receives “Top Ranks” at Yale International Policy Competition
October 15, 2018Three brave MMC students traveled to New Haven to compete against nearly 100 other teams from across the country at Yale University’s second International Policy Competition .
Faculty Member Wins Rosco Gobo Design Contest
October 12, 2018Philip Trevino, Technical Director of Dance, has been selected as the winner of the Rosco Gobo Design Contest.
Alumni News: Artist Ellie Ga Publishes New Book and Exhibits at Storm King Arts Center
October 9, 2018Booklaunch for Square Octagon Circle at Bureau, New York , NY
October 11 2018, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., 178 Norfolk St.
Ellie will perform a work in progress of The Eoliths at 7:00 p.m.
Her works are currently included in Indicators: Artists on Climate Change at Storm King Art Center (May 19-November 11, 2018).
Biology Student Clubs Awarded Grant for Breast Cancer Outreach
September 27, 2018Two Biology student clubs (the Science Society and the Pre-Med Club) were awarded a $500 grant to conduct public outreach activities this term.
Students Complete Immersive Leadership Program
September 26, 2018
MMC student leaders completed an overnight immersive leadership weekend program at YMCA Camp Mason in Hardwick, New Jersey.
MMC Alumna Olivia Armstrong ’14 Wins an Emmy!
September 18, 2018The MMC community is delighted to congratulate Communication and Media Arts alumna Olivia Armstrong ’14 on her 2018 Emmy in Interactive Media!
Faculty’s New “Food and Popular Culture” Book Receives Stellar Reviews
September 13, 2018Edited by EWL Professor Peter Naccarato and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Kathleen LeBesco, the duo’s latest collection by Bloomsbury has received high praise by a number of leading food and culture scholars.
Alumna Gloria Bohan ’63, H’03 Receives Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award
September 12, 2018
President Kerry Walk and the entire MMC community are delighted to congratulate alumna, former trustee, and longtime benefactor Gloria Spinelli Bohan ’63, H’03 on receiving the American Society of Travel Advisors’ (ASTA) prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
Biology Sophomore Chases Turtles in Jamaica Bay
September 9, 2018Lesly Castillo ’21 spent her summer studying terrapins in New York City’s Jamaica Bay.
Sophomore Ashley Pavia Wins Trip to International Ocean Sciences Conference
September 4, 2018
Convocation Inducts New Students into MMC Community
August 28, 2018
On Thursday, August 30, 2018, Marymount Manhattan College officially welcomed the Class of 2022 and new transfer students to the campus community at the New Student Convocation, a festive event attended by hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and trustees.
MMC Research Team Publishes Article in Food Chemistry
August 14, 2018A 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.
In Memoriam: Sr. Ellen Marie Keane and Sr. Máire (Brendan) McQuillan
August 7, 2018
The Marymount Manhattan College community is saddened to learn of the passing of two members of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) who were influential in the founding and development of Marymount Manhattan College (MMC): Sr. Ellen Marie Keane and Sr. Máire (Brendan) McQuillan. Both Both Sr. Ellen Marie and Sr. Máire died peacefully at Marymount Convent in Tarrytown, NY, on August 5, 2018.