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FitzGerald receives prestigious recognition

Leah FitzGerald, PhD, FNP, FAAN, has been selected to be a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (Academy).

August 19, 2021
Erika Jones '00 has had to navigate unfamiliar waters during the pandemic on the board of directors for the California Teachers Association.

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Alumna spotlight: Erika Jones ’00

Erika Jones '00 on challenges she faces as a board members of the California Teachers Association

August 1, 2021

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Business students learn from tech entrepreneur

Tech entrepreneur John L. Hennessy spoke to business students as part of the Vantage Point series

June 28, 2021

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2021-2026 Strategic Plan

The new strategic plan details the continuing work of the University

May 5, 2021
Holly J. Mitchell (left), our Legislator in Residence and LA County supervisor, and state assembly member Cristina Garcia (right) discussed a variety of topics in the latest speaker series event from the Center for the Advancement of Women.

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The Future Is Female

The annual Legislator in Residence speaker series featured politicians Holly J. Mitchell and Cristina Garcia.

May 3, 2021
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Athenian Awards 2021

Celebrating the amazing talents and contributions of our student leaders - Athenian Awards 2021

April 22, 2021

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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

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Sister Pilots Workshop With Mount Student Activists

Mount students worked with Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, who is well known for her activism against the death penalty

March 26, 2021

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Sixty Four Reasons to Feel Inspired

"Life hacks" Eddie Loussararian shared as director of training at a flooring company were turned into a book

March 14, 2021

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A ‘Blueprint for Change’

Our Report Has Inspired a Decade of Change -- at the Mount and Throughout the State

February 26, 2021
Building women leaders is a fundamental part of a women and gender studies major, and it's also at the core of the Mount's mission. These three students are taking a break from a leadership conference in the 2018-2019 academic year.

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A New Major for Fall ‘21

The popular women's studies and leadership minor will have company in a women and gender studies major, starting this fall.

February 3, 2021

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Lighting the Way

Helen Umana '21, this year's Student Government Association president, focuses on communication and inclusion.

January 27, 2021

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Mount President Featured in The Business Journals

President McElaney-Johnson discusses higher-ed leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic in a recent interview.

January 12, 2021
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Educator Inspired by Her Own Struggles to Read

Zoila Gallegos '90, '92, '96 MS opens up new worlds by spreading a love of reading

November 24, 2020
Treemonisha Smith joined the Mount staff to oversee emergency preparedness and environmental health and safety.

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Hope for the Best and Prepare for the Rest

Newly created position oversees emergency response, health and safety issues

November 9, 2020
A portion of the WCC representatives who participated in a recent WCC meeting. Mount Saint Mary's President, Ann McElaney-Johnson, is in the bottom right corner of this screenshot.

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Women's College Coalition: One Year at the Mount

Recent MSMU event attendees reaped the rewards of the WCC's close ties to the Mount

September 30, 2020
Sister Callista Roy speaking at the Roy Adaptation Association Conference in June 2019

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A legend retires: Sister Callista Roy ’63 CSJ

Sister Callista Roy quietly retires, some only learning via automated email response. But her connection here is unwavering.

August 31, 2020
JoAnna Novak

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Faculty profile: JoAnna Novak

An obsession with a word is the genesis of a book of poetry

August 26, 2020
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A Consistent Look and Feel

The MarCom Council was formed to drive brand consistency whether an item is produced by faculty, staff or students

August 25, 2020
Mount Saint Mary's Student Ambassadors

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Student Ambassadors Assist with College Apps

The ambassadors rose to the challenge and continued their work online, connecting with high school students in new ways

August 20, 2020
Thomas Blumenthal

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An Ardent Supporter of Women

A Profile of Philanthropy: Thomas Blumenthal, former member of the Regents Council and current chair of the Board of Trustees

August 20, 2020
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

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150 Years of CSJs in the West

The CSJs are truly an enduring part of the history of the West

August 20, 2020
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Meet Our New Vice President for Student Affairs

It’s a homecoming of sorts for Linda McMurdock, PhD

August 20, 2020
Antonio sports the marks of a warrior – the imprints of her N95 mask.

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Mother Knows Best

Kimberly Antonio ’08 BSN, can thank her mother for her career. But it wasn’t always that way.

May 13, 2020
A group of students in matching tshirts

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Athenian Awards 2020

Celebrating the amazing talents and contributions of our student leaders

April 29, 2020
Salina Sells ‘12

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Living Her Best Career Life

“In my current role, I’m able to use the leadership skills that I learned during my years at the Mount.”

April 21, 2020
Samantha De La Torre '21

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Helping Fellow Students with Wellness

Samantha De La Torre ’21 is a Wellness Coordinator for the Doheny Campus.

March 30, 2020
Group presentation at the NASPA awards.

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National Recognition of Wellness Model

The University’s peer wellness advocates were named Outstanding Peer Group of the Year by NASPA.

March 2, 2020
Helen Boutrous

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Helping Students with an Alum Network

Helen Boutrous founded the Mount’s award-winning Mock Trial and Moot Court teams.

March 2, 2020
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Mount IT Leader Awarded

IT Leader Shannon Shank Awarded by Advancing Women in Technology

December 2, 2019
Dr. Surjeet Baidwan, PhD/JD

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New MBA Program Director

Dr. Surjeet Baidwan, PhD/JD, has joined Mount Saint Mary’s University as the new Director of the MBA Program.

November 26, 2019
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Michelle French-Holloway

Her varied work experience shaped her mission to help students answer questions about who they are.

November 26, 2019
Chalon campus with students walking

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Kathleen Perez '21

I am unstoppable because I am a person who defeats challenges and who doesn’t give up.

November 26, 2019
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Voter Engagement Seal Awarded

Mount Saint Mary’s received a gold seal for achieving a student rate between 40% & 49%.

November 20, 2019
A group of the Mount’s MBA students attend a conference meeting.

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Mount Awarded Title V Grant

Mount Saint Mary’s has been awarded a five-year $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Title V Program.

November 14, 2019
Dr. Kim Harris

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Kim Harris, Pat Reif Lecturer

Liturgical Justice Through Sacred Song Lecture on Oct. 28 by Dr. Kim Harris

October 24, 2019
Student affairs leaders wear MSMU Votes shirts to promote civic engagement on both Mount campuses.

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MSMU LEAD Institution

MSMU Again Selected as LEAD Institution to Support Civic Engagement.

October 15, 2019
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Spotlight on Robert Sanchez

Robert Sanchez is an assistant professor of philosophy who specializes in Mexican and Latin American philosophy.

October 11, 2019
Vivian Slu '21

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Vivian Slu ’21

Vivian Slu ’21 is a political science and philosophy major with a pre-law minor

September 17, 2019
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UNSTOPPABLE

That word is more than just a tagline. It’s how our students define themselves.

September 11, 2019

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Leading from the heart

Student body president thrives on serving her communities, whether in her hometown or at the Mount.

August 9, 2019

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Path to leadership

Mount's partnership with the Public Leadership Education Network prepares students for careers in public policy.

April 9, 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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Intersectionality

A sneak peek at 2019’s The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™

February 5, 2019
Tom Blumenthal, chair of the Mount's board of trustees

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Q&A with our board chair

Tom Blumenthal talks about his business philosophy and focus on philanthropy

January 30, 2019

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Accolades, November 2018

The University is named one of the nation's "Best Colleges for Student Voting," plus faculty and alum news.

November 13, 2018
Sabrina K. Garba, founder and CEO of the Glass Ladder Group, leads a session on

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Lead in times of change

Lessons learned at the 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

September 17, 2018

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Nurturing nurse leaders

Three alums, working together at the same hospital, pave a path for other nurses to become leaders.

September 7, 2018

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Beyond identity politics

As leader of a county party in California, Zaira Cedano '14 says criticism of her age, gender and ethnicity only spur her on.

September 6, 2018
Emerald Archer, PhD, director of the Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary's University.

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Making the connection

National women’s commissions gathering in Los Angeles features an MSMU flavor.

August 3, 2018
MSMU President Ann McElaney-Johnson was invited to deliver the commencement address to Marymount High School's Class of 2018.

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‘No strangers to courage’

MSMU President Ann McElaney-Johnson delivers commencement address at Marymount High School.

May 30, 2018
Mount alumna and former federal judge Barbara S. Jones '68 has been appointed as 'special master' in a high-profile federal case.

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Alumna on the case

Barbara Jones ’68 named special master in high-profile legal case with White House implications.

May 28, 2018
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Ready to run...and lead

Mount Saint Mary’s hosts public campaign training to prepare more women to run for office.

May 17, 2018
Students celebrate after the 2018 Mary's Day ceremony.

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End-of-Year Traditions

MSMU honors the students, staff and faculty who made 2017-2018 another year to remember.

May 11, 2018
Dr. Ann McElaney-Johnson at  the podium

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2018 RSWG Recap

MSMU's latest research report shines a spotlight on gender inequities among California's workforce.

April 30, 2018
MSMU students participated in 50/50 Day on April 26, 2018.

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Paths to parity

Students lead campus conversations on what it will take to create a more equitable world.

April 27, 2018
Participants listen to a speaker during a previous Ready to Run training.

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Ready to Run '18

MSMU hosts public campaign training to prepare more women to run for office.

April 5, 2018
Members of MSMU's 2018 Mock Trial team pose for a photo at the American Mock Trial Association's season-ending regional competition.

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The verdict is in

Emely Reardon ’19 wins two awards at Mock Trial competition.

February 25, 2018
MSMU Student Voting

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Winning the vote

Mount Saint Mary’s receives Bronze Seal for Excellence in student voter engagement.

December 7, 2017

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Center's debut

Opening a new hub for gender equity research, advocacy and leadership development.

November 10, 2017
Advancing Women

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Advancing Women

Dynamic 2017 public programming presented by the University’s Center for the Advancement of Women.

October 23, 2017

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Diversity leadership

Kari Bolen, EdD, is the new director of diversity and inclusion at Mount Saint Mary's.

October 12, 2017
The Resilient Leader

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The Resilient Leader

Discovering the resilient leader within at Mount Saint Mary's University's 2017 Women's Leadership Conference!

September 27, 2017
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Off and running

Since 2013, Ready to Run™ has brought together hundreds of emerging women leaders each year. Some are already making waves.

September 22, 2017

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Leadership post

University President Ann McElaney-Johnson is the new chair of the Women's College Coalition.

September 22, 2017
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Unstoppable

What makes Mount Saint Mary's University unstoppable? Two words: Our students.

July 7, 2017
Ready to Run 2017

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Ready to Run 2017

Women’s experience and leadership are needed in public service. That’s why we present Ready to Run.

April 25, 2017

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Time to Flourish

When women flourish, we all flourish. Learn more from our 2017 Report on the Status of Women & Girls in California.

April 12, 2017