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Supporting Latinx mental health

A mental health program at the Consulate of Mexico developed by Mount professor Helu-Brown serves the Latinx community

April 8, 2022
A group of sisters at the Posada del Migrante Shelter just across the US/Mexico border. Sister Suzanne Jabro, CSJ, '69, is fourth from the left and Sister Sally Koch, CSJ, director of communications for CSJLA, is on the far left. Sister Jabro founded the nonprofit Border Compassion to invite faith communities to cross over and assist the 300 migrants living at the shelter.

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Helping the Dear Neighbor

Helping those in need enables Sister Suzanne Jabro, CSJ, '68 to continue the sisters' tradition of caring for thy neighbor

March 22, 2022


Grant to support student veterans

A new office will offer support to veterans and military-affiliated students during their transition to the Mount

February 17, 2022
As SGA president, Erika McKissick is working to transform the student experience by expanding the SGA’s footprint on campus-diversifying initiatives to be more ethnically, culturally and intersectionally inclusive.

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When there are no seats at the table, you create your own

Having long identified as being part of a group that is marginalized, Erika McKissick '22 seeks to foster inclusion

February 1, 2022

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Vickie Russell Kennedy ’68 Advocating for the Blind

Vicki (Russell) Kennedy provides education, audio tools and support to those facing vision challenges

November 29, 2021
Sister Callista Roy, CSJ, '63 received a lifetime achievement award from the Sigma Theta Tau International honor society of nursing at its biennial convention earlier this month. With her are Sigma Foundation's Elizabeth Madigan, PhD, Rn, FAAN, chief executive officer, and Richard Ricciardi, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, FAAN, president. Photo courtesy of King Shot Photography.

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A lifetime of service recognized

Nursing honor society recognizes Sister Callista Roy, CSJ, '63 for her career and contributions to nursing

November 28, 2021
Sister Teresa Avalos, CSJ, is interviewed by Shannon Green, director for the CSJ Institute

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Fearless and Faithful

Film featuring CSJ sisters showcases the many changes brought about by Vatican II

August 3, 2021
Two student organizations joined forces to conduct a fun event, with proceeds going to the National Urban League.


Mount Community Night Combats Racial Injustice

Mount students continue to support causes that support social justice

May 6, 2021
Twinning? Sister Barbara Anne CSJ, '60 (right) and Sister Catherine Irene are all smiles in their matching blouses.

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When God Came Calling, She Answered

In celebration of CSJ week, we profile one of our own -- both a CSJ and an alum!

March 18, 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
MSMU nursing student Tamara Mendoza administers the COVID vaccine to Mount instructor and Torrance Memorial Medical Center RN Maria Huskins.


Mount Nurses, Students Vaccinate Against COVID

Mount students and nurses are busy arming healthcare workers against COVID at numerous vaccination clinics

January 13, 2021
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
Mount Saint Mary's Student Ambassadors


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
Antonio sports the marks of a warrior – the imprints of her N95 mask.


Mother Knows Best

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

May 13, 2020
Stephanie Hernandez '21

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Finding the Joy in Life

"The Mount brings the best of both worlds to me – it combines my passion for my faith and my passion for service."

March 30, 2020
Jane (Landau) Cook ’91


Jane Cook, '91

“I remember looking out the window on my last day, and thinking, “I have become a person of worth and value.”

November 4, 2019
Student affairs leaders wear MSMU Votes shirts to promote civic engagement on both Mount campuses.


MSMU LEAD Institution

MSMU Again Selected as LEAD Institution to Support Civic Engagement.

October 15, 2019


Grassroots empowerment

Alum’s work in global health brings attention to women in rural villages.

August 8, 2019
two women smiling with awards


Community Impact Award

MSMU receives Community Impact Award from Mexican American Bar Foundation.

June 12, 2019


Healing in the classroom

On-campus pro bono clinic provides physical therapy services to patients with brain injury

January 3, 2019


Into the divide

Service trip gives students a sobering perspective on the immigrant and refugee experience.

September 6, 2018

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Training to be advocates

Campus Ministry leaders learn how to advocate for social justice at a Catholic Relief Services student summit.

July 29, 2018
Henry Bouchot '17 MBA campaigning during his race for Whittier City Council.


MBA to city council

MBA alum defeats a longtime incumbent in Whittier City Council race.

May 25, 2018
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass at Ready to Run.


From marching to running

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass among elected officials to share advice at MSMU’s campaign training for women.

May 1, 2018
Participants listen to a speaker during a previous Ready to Run training.


Ready to Run '18

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

April 5, 2018


Spring time = go time

Spring break offers Athenians a chance to travel, explore and serve.

March 31, 2018
Sisters sharing at a Feet in the Street event.

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Feet in the Street

Students learn lessons from sisters’ social justice ministries.

March 2, 2018

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Compassionate companion

New volunteer program to pair students with CSJ sisters at Carondelet Center

December 5, 2017

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CSJ Institute opens

Celebrating the opening of a new space for the Mount's CSJ Institute.

November 10, 2017

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Answering the call

Hundreds of Athenians turn out for the Mount's 2017 Invitation to Serve.

November 5, 2017
Ready to Run 2017


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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Meet The Sisters

Introducing the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet in Los Angeles: founders and guiding lights at the Mount.

January 14, 2017