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Dr. Andrew Wolf

Marymount University

Marymount's Nursing Director Accepted Into Prestigious Leadership Program

Friday, February 9, 2024

Dr. Andrew Wolf, Chief Nursing Officer and Director of the Malek School of Nursing Professions at Marymount University, has been selected to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Advancing Academic Leadership for Deans Program.

The program is designed as ‘the gateway to success and sustainability’ for new or transitioning nursing deans and chief academic officers, and seeks to enhance the executive leadership skills of professionals who are pursuing a high-level skillset to maximize opportunities and meet challenges. AACN has collaborated with the Center for Creative Leadership to implement this innovative 13 month-long immersion program that consists of four face-to-face meetings and work performed virtually between sessions. It also fosters the creation of peer group relationships that support success over the entirety of one’s career in nursing education.

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Inside Higher Ed

How This University President Has Kept Enrollment Strong During the COVID-19 Pandemic—While Pivoting Towards the Future

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Under Becerra’s leadership, Marymount is poised to thrive in the coming decade. I recently talked with her about the innovative ways the university prepares students for the 21st century’s in-demand jobs. We also discussed how her training in crisis management and engineering—in 1994 she became the first woman to be awarded a PhD in electrical engineering at Florida International University—has helped Marymount meet the challenges of COVID-19 and keep its enrollment stable even as other colleges suffer drastic dips. And with a nod to Marymount students’ creativity, Becerra explained how her school’s commitment to hands-on learning extends to the students who live—quite intentionally—at the scene of a crime.

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Marymount University

MU Ranked as a National University For First Time in Institution's History

Monday, September 12, 2022

In the latest edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings, Marymount University has debuted on the list of ‘Best National Universities’ – a reclassification that has been years in the making and an achievement that will be celebrated on campus for accomplishing a key goal in the institution’s Strategic Plan.

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Marymount School of Education

English Language Learner (ELL) Guidebook is Available Now

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Dr. Ana Lado, Marymount University Professor, published a resource for English Language Learners who are learning the English language while learning to read.

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Marymount University Graduates With a DBA in Business Intelligence Can Help Solve Supply Chain Related Issues

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Marymount University's online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Business Intelligence prepares students for new supply chain challenges and transfers the necessary skills to address the current economic environment.

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What Is The Future Of Work In Higher Education?

Thursday, March 31, 2022

President of Marymount University, Dr. Irma Becerra, shares why the recent obstacles in higher education are opportunities to create a brighter future.

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AP News

Press Release: Retain Talent With Marymount University’s Online EdD in Educational Leadership & Organizational Innovation

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

In 2021, employees quit their jobs at unprecedented rates. Read how Marymount University's EdD program is preparing educational leaders to boost employee retention in a competitive job market.

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International Literacy Association

Ed.D. Professors Publish Panama Research

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Published research conducted in Panama by Marymount University professors, Dr. Ana Lado and Dr. Clara Hauth, explores the concepts of tellability and readability for English Language Learners.

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Marymount University first in state to be designated as Hispanic-serving

Monday, November 23, 2020

Marymount University is the first higher education institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia to be designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Its Hispanic population makes up over 25 percent of the undergraduate student body.

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The Changing Model of Nursing Student Clinicals in the Acute Care Setting During a Pandemic

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Dr. Cody Legler, Adjunct Nursing Professor at Marymount University, takes a look at how nursing clinicals have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and which measures have been put in place to keep nursing students safe.

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How Nursing Schools Are Adapting to COVID-19

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Kevin Cummings, Nursing Program Manager & Adjunct Faculty Member at Marymount University, provides his thoughts on what nursing school will look like during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Minority Nurse

Providing Parental Support and Communication Strategies to Children about COVID-19

Monday, October 12, 2020

Maryann Valcourt (PhD), Assistant Professor of Nursing at Marymount, gives advice for parents on how to talk with their children about COVID-19.

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The Power of Passionate Care

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Dr. Cody Legler, Adjunct Nursing Professor at Marymount University, discusses the importance of prioritization and compassion in nursing.

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Nursing School Leaders Tell Nursing Students What to Expect in 2021

Friday, October 2, 2020

25 nursing school leaders, including Marymount's Dr. Maureen Moriarty, answer a pressing question: in the midst of COVID-19, what does the future hold for nursing school in 2021?

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The Gypsy Nurse

The Difference Between Psych RNs and Psych NPs: Dr. Veronica Doran

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Dr. Veronica Doran, Assistant Professor of Nursing at Marymount University, discusses what distinguishes a psychiatric nurse practitioner from a psychiatric nurse.

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