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Some of the participants from the “Jeopardy” watch party: Aisha Barragan ’24; Sofi Jaquez ’24; Sister Callista Roy, CSJ, ’63; Elissa Doering ’23; Sister Mary Sevilla, CSJ, ’63; Sister Mary McKay, CSJ, ’67; Ashley Blancas ’23; and Brianna Montano ’22. While they all agreed that it was fun to watch “Jeopardy” together, what they really enjoyed the most was getting to know one another.

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I’ll Take Friendship for $1,000

Students and CSJ sisters get acquainted over “Jeopardy”

May 18, 2022

Campus LifeEducational ExcellenceLeadership

How to build a multimillion-dollar culinary empire

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck visits the Mount to share his experience leading restaurants and other global businesses.

May 4, 2022

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Welcoming the next generation of Athenians

Admitted Athenians Day welcomed admitted students and their families to the Chalon campus on Sunday, April 3, 2022.

April 6, 2022
Gaile Krause and Rabia Yasi '24 are just one of many examples of the mentorships and camaraderie that develop between Mount students and members of the faculty and staff

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Two countries, two religions: One unbreakable bond

Far from her homeland of Uganda, Rabia Yasi '24 found a helpful mentor through her job at Campus Ministry

January 8, 2022
Ivette Jackson ’18, ’20 (left), mentored nine students while she pursued two degrees. Octavio Campos ’21 (right) struggled with his confidence as a first-gen student but later became a mentor to help others deal with similar issues.

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A helping hand, an empathetic ear

A peer mentor program for Weekend/Evening & Online College helps adults adapt to becoming students again

November 30, 2021
The e-sports lounge takes what is often a solitary activity and creates a way for students to interact with oner another while engaging in some friendly competition

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Mount launches e-sports program

The Mount is joining other higher ed institutions in creating avenues for gamers to compete

November 29, 2021

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Raising community spirits

Brianna Garcia '25 misses Haunted Campus -- she attended the event annually, including in utero.

October 31, 2021

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Two proud celebrants of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual celebration that honors the history and culture of the Latinx and Hispanic communities.

October 15, 2021
The entire student body of the Mount in 1931 when the college moved to the new Chalon campus

Campus LifeSpotlights

Keeping history

The Mount's archives contain many historic items, but the challenge now is how to store digital sources of information

September 27, 2021

Campus LifeDiversityEducational Excellence

Building inclusion in the classroom

Faculty and staff members at the Mount participated in a workshop on how to create inclusive classroom settings.

September 22, 2021

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Athena Mascot Gets a New Look

MSMU recently unveiled a new design of the Athena mascot during Weeks of Welcome.

August 26, 2021

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Almost a century of Mount traditions

Mount Saint Mary’s University releases its first book of traditions.

August 19, 2021
The Mount is anticipating the return of students to both campuses in a few weeks

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Campus Reopening

For the first time in nearly a year-and-a-half, the Mount campuses will be buzzing with activity as students return

August 3, 2021
The Mount has finally reached the public hearing process regarding the construction of the Wellness Pavilion and hopes to finish the city approval process by next spring.

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Proposed center begins public hearing process

The public hearings have started for the Wellness Pavilion, which the Mount hopes to complete by the spring.

August 2, 2021

Campus LifeLeadershipWomen

Women’s Leadership Launches Student-Run Podcast

Tune in to a variety of topics and listen to women leaders from all areas of the University

March 29, 2021
Summer Woods '21, president of the new Black Student Union, models the group's new T-shirt.

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Black Voices Unite Through New Black Student Union

Two groups -- one from each campus -- merge to form the Black Students Union

March 12, 2021
These women have formed the only all-female team at the National Student Advertising Competition.

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Changing the Face of Advertising

Adthenians hope to bring more diversity to the upper ranks of the advertising industry

February 24, 2021
A selection of stationery, stamps, stickers and colorful pens gathered in advance of the letter writing session to isolated seniors, including our beloved sisters.
February 2, 2021

Campus Life

The Votes Are In

MSMU came out on top of its category for deploying the most creative ways to encourage student voting

February 2, 2021
Head to the University Events Calendar to take advantage of the many events that you can attend (remotely for now).

Campus Life

Up and Running: The New University Events Calendar

When you’re looking for something Mount-related to do, the new University Events Calendar is the place to go

January 12, 2021

Campus LifeSpotlightsWellness

Mount Saint Mary’s Continues to #StayMountStrong

University campaign encourages the Mount community to stay engaged and connected throughout the spring semester.

January 11, 2021

Campus LifeWellness

Two Departments Collaborate on a Community Cookbook

Calling all cooks! Submit one of your favorite recipes to a Mount community cookbook

December 9, 2020
Enjoy a Mount-themed word search in the alumnae website ( under Virtual Resources.

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Introducing MSMU Word Searches

Need a break from Zoom? Try out our MSMU word search and find words that will take you back to the Mount.

November 9, 2020

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Mount Saint Mary’s Receives Top Grade for Safety ranks Mount Saint Mary’s University A+ in safety. The university’s safety rating is No. 5 in the state.

November 4, 2020

Campus LifeSpotlights

MSMU in Netflix

The popular Netflix show "Ratched" features iconic spots on Mount Saint Mary’s campuses.

November 3, 2020
In case it's not already abundantly clear, these students will help: Get out and vote! Your voice matters!

Campus LifeSpotlights

Raising Number of Student Voters

MSMU Votes encourages students to register to vote, educates them on candidates and political initiatives

September 29, 2020
listing image: aerial shot of Chalon campus

Campus LifeSpotlights

Fall Reopening Plan

Description of safety measures taken to keep the Mount's faculty, staff and students safe as the academic year gets underway

August 25, 2020
A graphic displaying Senior Week

Campus LifeSpotlights

Celebrate Senior Week

Mount Saint Mary’s is celebrating its 2020 graduates with a week of digital and social opportunities

May 11, 2020
Students began arriving at the Doheny campus at 11 am and over the course of four hours, volunteers distributed 90 bags.

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Farmers Market in New Form

The Mount’s monthly Farmers Market took a new form with Curbside Produce Pick Up

April 27, 2020
Coach Radenko Miskovic is surrounded by running club members at a recent open meet.

Campus LifeWellness

New Club Supports Wellness

To support wellness among campus students, the Mount launched a new running club in late August.

November 14, 2019
group of people posing

Campus LifeSpotlightsThe Arts

Bridge to Everywhere

The Music Department has announced its 2019-2020 ensemble-in-residence, Bridge to Everywhere.

October 10, 2019

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Accolades: March 2019

The University earns a "Voter Friendly Campus" designation for second year in a row, plus faculty news.

March 10, 2019

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Recycling on campus

In case you were wondering: You've put your recyclables in the blue recycling bin, what happens next?

February 5, 2019
Snack of the Week recipes are sometimes inspired by entries in a special cookbook designed for students who have limited access to a full kitchen.

Campus LifeWellness

College-friendly cookbook

Peer wellness advocate compiles easy recipes meant for students with limited kitchen access.

February 4, 2019
International student reflections from Sesera Katagi

Campus LifeDiversityGlobal

New worlds

Reflections from an international student on her year studying at Mount Saint Mary’s.

September 6, 2018
An aerial view of MSMU

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Bold, bright and strong

Find your voice at the Mount! Learn about all that we have to offer here at Mount Saint Mary’s.

August 15, 2018
Incoming first-year students in MSMU's 2018 Summer JumpStart program.

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Summer JumpStart

Incoming Athenians get a taste of what it takes to succeed at the Mount.

August 1, 2018
Students at MSMU Orientation on the lawn

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MSMU Orientation

Take a look at one of our 2018 summer orientation sessions.

July 22, 2018
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Campus Life

MSMU WEC 2018 celebration

Mount Saint Mary's Weekend/Evening College celebrates its Class of 2018.

May 20, 2018
MSMU hosts a day of film screenings as part of the United State of Women 2018 summit.

Campus LifeWomen

Screen time

Mount Saint Mary's hosts a day of film screenings as part of the United State of Women summit.

May 6, 2018
Admitted Students Day Banner

Campus Life

Welcome: Doheny ASD

This April, the University welcomed admitted students to its Doheny Campus for a chance to learn more about the Mount.

April 17, 2018
Admitted Students Day Banner

Campus Life

Welcome: Chalon ASD

This April, the University welcomed admitted students to its Chalon Campus for a chance to learn more about the Mount.

April 10, 2018

Campus LifeWellness

A healthy support system

Peer wellness advocates learn to coach, motivate fellow students on their wellness journey.

April 6, 2018

Campus LifeDiversityGlobal

International flavor

Language and Culture Festival brings the world to the Mount.

April 5, 2018

Campus LifeEducational ExcellenceResearch

Academic showcase

University-wide symposium highlights student and faculty research.

April 4, 2018
Students from the Mount's Black Student Union pose for a photo following a Social Justice Fair on the University's Doheny Campus.

Campus LifeDiversitySpirit of the Founders

Social Justice Week

Students and staff advocate, engage and act on issues of justice.

February 19, 2018
Students participate in a cycling class during Wellness Week 2018.

Campus LifeSpotlightsWellness

Wellness Week 2018

Eating green, moving more and de-stressing with a week focused on fun, fitness and feeling well.

February 12, 2018

Campus Life

Skirball Fire updates

Check here for the latest updates on the Skirball Fire.

December 6, 2017

Campus LifeWellness

Stepping into wellness

First-year students learn about eating green, thinking healthy.

November 29, 2017
Wellness at the Mount

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Wellness at the Mount

We are committed to graduating healthy, resilient leaders. Find out how, thanks to our wellness movement.

November 8, 2017
Wellness Pavilion

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The future of wellness

Our wellness movement is a national model for healthy living. All it needs now is a home.

November 7, 2017
MSMU Open House at the Chalon Campus

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MSMU Open House

A quick taste of the energy, passion and camaraderie present at every Mount Saint Mary’s open house for future Athenians!

November 1, 2017
Peer Wellness Advocates

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Ambassadors of wellness

Peer Wellness Advocates ready to educate and motivate students to take ownership of their health.

November 1, 2017

Campus LifeWellness

Eating well, feeling well

Celebrating National Food Day in a big way at the Mount.

October 26, 2017

Campus LifeWellness

Fun and games

Students and alums teamed up for an annual Mount tradition: The Athenian Day Games!

October 1, 2017

Campus LifeWellness

A national movement

Mount Saint Mary's joins the Partnership for a Healthier America.

May 12, 2017

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Mount Wellness

Celebrating the launch of the University's Mount Wellness campaign, and the creation of the Mount’s club sports teams.

March 3, 2017