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.
MMC Adjunct Professor Produces Broadway Play
July 25, 2018
Adjunct Professor Deanna Twain is Lead Producer of the Broadway play The Lifespan of a Fact.
MMC Professor Presents Research at ACIS Conference in Ireland
June 20, 2018Long-time Academic Writing professor Patrick McCarthy is attending and presenting his research at the annual American Conference for Irish Studies, this year at University College Cork, Ireland.
Student Spotlight: Emani De’Andre Mack ’20
June 11, 2018Any admirer of the arts knows that dance should be more than just movement.
MMC Professor and Alumna Part of Postproduction Team of Film at Cannes Film Festival
June 6, 2018
Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts, Erin Greenwell, and alumna Christina Remley ’17 were part of the postproduction team for Yomeddine, a film which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film festival and nominated for the Palme D’Or award.
Professor Jim Holl Exhibits at Chelsea’s Garvey | Simon Gallery
June 5, 2018Jim Holl, Associate Professor of Art at MMC, has a new exhibition titled All the Living Things, featuring his large-scale paintings and small works on paper. The exhibition will run in Chelsea at the Garvey | Simon Gallery from June 11 through July 14.
Feel to be Real: Professor Anthony Ferro Retires from Marymount Manhattan College
June 4, 2018In a small basement studio at Marymount Manhattan College, 15 students in pink tights and ballet shoes were hard at work perfecting their craft.
Marymount Manhattan College Celebrates 69th Commencement
May 21, 2018
On Friday, May 18, 2018, Marymount Manhattan College held its 69th Commencement Exercises at Lincoln Center’s iconic David Geffen Hall.
Biology Students Present at National Conference
May 3, 2018
Six MMC Biology students presented at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) undergraduate poster competition held during the 2018 ASBMB Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA on April 21-25, 2018.
Communication and Media Arts Professor Corey Liberman Receives Past President’s Award at Convention
May 2, 2018Communication and Media Arts Professor Corey Liberman, Ph.D. received the Past President’s Award at the 109th Annual Eastern Communication Association (ECA) Convention held April 25-29, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Bedford Hill College Program Honors Graduates
May 2, 2018
On Thursday, May 24, 2018, the Bedford Hills College Program (BHCP) will hold its annual commencement ceremony at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison for women.