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  • Substania Jones kicks of the Spring Conversations on Diversity & Social Justice Series
    February 10, 2017
    Founder and photographer for the photo-activism campaign The Adipositivity Project presented “The Adipositivity Project: Subverting the Tools of the Angst Industrial Complex” to a packed Regina Peruggi Room.
  • Academic Affairs Honors Outstanding Achievement by First-Year Students
    February 8, 2017
    The Office of Academic Affairs hosted a reception to recognize the outstanding achievement of first-year students during their first semester at MMC.
  • MMC joins 28-Day Meditation Challenge
    January 31, 2017
    

    Sign up now to cultivate deeper happiness and peace of mind

  • Calling All CommArts Honors Day Students!
    January 18, 2017

    Students should submit any excellent work completed in 2016 (January, Spring, Summer, or Fall semesters!) to the 2017 Honors Day Colloquium by February 14, 2017. Students may submit one piece of work only (exception: students may submit one additional piece if created as part of a team, for a maximum of two submissions). All submissions must be accompanied by a Faculty Sponsor Form.

  • Peer Leaders
    January 11, 2017

    Marymount Manhattan College Peer Leaders (PLs) are student leaders who help new students become acclimated to MMC and the larger New York City community. Peer Leaders work with new students to provide them with a clear understanding of academic life and opportunities to become involved in the College community. The PLs are role models, advisors, friends, but most of all, they are peer mentors who care about the growth and development of incoming students. 

  • “Father of Environmental Justice” Dr. Robert Bullard to Deliver 2017 Barry Commoner Lecture on the Environment
    January 9, 2017
    This distinguished professor and author of eighteen books that focus on the intersection of environmental justice, human rights, and race will deliver the 2017 Barry Commoner Lecture on the Environment on Tuesday, March 14 at 2:30PM in the Theresa Lang Theatre.  The title of Dr. Bullard’s presentation is “Building a Healthy, Sustainable and Environmentally Just Society for All: Why Equity Matters.”  Using extensive spatial mapping overlays, Dr. Bullard will connect the dots of health disparities, sustainability and environmental justice using a social justice and racial equity lens.
  • Realabilities, The Puppet Show Musical
    December 22, 2016
    On December 18th and 19th, Marymount Manhattan hosted Realabilities—The Puppet Show Musical, which uses Avenue Q style puppets to teach children kindness, empathy and understanding towards children with disabilities and their typical peers through a charming, humorous and beautiful 50 minute musical.
  • Dr. Eileen Doherty Named 2016 Teaching Excellence Award Recipient
    December 14, 2016
    Congratulations to CMA’s own Dr. Eileen Doherty–Marymount’s 2016 Teaching Excellence Award recipient!!
  • Mellon Foundation Awards MMC New Presidents Grant
    December 6, 2016

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Marymount Manhattan College a $50,000 new presidents discretionary grant. President Kerry Walk has dedicated the funds to support faculty development in integrative and immersion pedagogies.

  • Senior Thesis Art Exhibition
    December 2, 2016
    This group exhibition features the work of 20 art majors who take their capstone class in the fall. It includes examples of work from graphic designers, photographers, and studio artists.

    Exhibition dates:  December 5, 2016 – February 8, 2017  

    Opening reception:  Thursday, December 8, 6–8pm; The Hewitt Gallery of Art

  • Indie Spirit Award Nomination
    November 29, 2016
    Congratulations to Professor Sara Jordenö on being nominated for the 22nd Truer Than Fiction award at the 2017 Spirit Awards!
  • Remembering Dr. Elaine Klein, MMC Dean
    November 28, 2016
    Dr. Klein was the first Jewish dean of a Catholic college, and taught Geraldine Ferraro ’56 while at Marymount Manhattan College.
  • Freshmen Explore Science of the Urban Environment
    November 27, 2016
    Students in the NYC seminar “The Urban Ecosystem” use the city as their laboratory.
  • MMC’s Maddie Baillio ’18 stars in Hairspray Live
    November 17, 2016
    Baillio was selected through an open casting call, beating out hopefuls at every round elimination, ultimately being chosen to don the big hair and 60s fashion of Tracy Turnblad.
  • Faculty News: Hallie Cohen Accepted as Visiting Artist to American Academy in Rome
    November 14, 2016
    Professor of Art, Hallie Cohen, Chair of the Department of Art and Art History 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 2017.
  • Meet the International Students of MMC
    November 14, 2016
    It’s International Education Week at Marymount Manhattan College! International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.  Multiple offices and departments at MMC have arranged events this coming week to expand global awareness and promote education abroad. 
  • THE GALLERY TALKS: Homeless in the City
    November 4, 2016
    A roundtable discussion in conjunction with the current exhibition in the Hewitt Gallery, Home: Function/Dysfunction/Make Believe.
  • Green MMC’s Roof in ENV/PHR 218 This Spring
    November 2, 2016
    Prof. Erin O’Connor’s Environmental Justice class in Spring 2017 will be a special project-driven course to develop a green roof proposal for Carson Hall.
  • CSD Students Challenge Linguistic Stereotypes
    October 28, 2016

    Two students from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, sponsored by professor Sue Behrens, presented at the 28th Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research, held at Fordham University.

  • MMC Students March Against Breast Cancer
    October 28, 2016
    On Sunday, October 16th, Marymount Muscle walked with 32 team members in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Central Park.
  • Biology Students Present at Mid-Atlantic Research Symposium; One Takes First Prize
    October 27, 2016
    Marymount Manhattan College was well represented at the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Four of our students presented their research findings, and one was awarded the top prize in her category.
  • The Naming of Carson Hall
    October 27, 2016
    In grateful appreciation and with deepest gratitude, President Kerry Walk and the entire Marymount Manhattan College community are pleased to announce the naming of Carson Hall in honor of Judith M. Carson ’03, H’13 and Russell L. Carson.
  • Celebrating Sukkot at Marymount Manhattan College
    October 20, 2016
    “It’s always fun to celebrate the holidays with your friends,” said Sophia Ostroff ’20, “and that’s exactly what we did today.”
  • In Memoriam: Sister Margaret Ann Landry
    October 19, 2016
    The entire Marymount Manhattan College community is saddened to learn of the death of Margaret Ann Landry, RSHM on October 18, 2016.
  • This Thursday, MMC’s Own Tony Winner Annaleigh Ashford ’05 and Emmy Winner Laverne Cox ’96 Star in “Rocky Horror” on FOX
    October 17, 2016
    Two superstar Marymount Manhattan College alumnae are getting ready to do the timewarp again!
  • Anne Flannery ’73 Hosts MMC Law Professionals
    October 17, 2016
    Last week, MMC alumni and parents gathered at the home of former trustee and alumna, Anne Flannery ’73, to reconnect and build new relationships within the MMC community.
  • Mindfulness at MMC
    October 14, 2016
    New 4-session mindfulness meditation class begins Monday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m.
  • MMXVI Faculty Art Exhibition
    October 8, 2016
    This exhibition showcases the art and design work of our full- and part-time teachers/artists, all of whom are committed to sharing their work and ongoing creative process with students, colleagues, and the wider community. It represents a diversity of media including painting, drawing, photography, watercolor, printmaking, digital animation, ceramics, and design.
    The exhibition runs from September 26th- October 27th, 2016
  • Academic Writing Faculty Continues Fall 2016 Book Talks
    October 7, 2016
    Academic Writing’s Dr. Tahneer Oksman will publicize her new book, How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?, through a series of book-related events this fall.
  • Oct. 16, MMC Students Singing at Carnegie Hall
    October 4, 2016
    Nine MMC students from our new Music Lessons Program will be performing in a recital at Carnegie Hall!