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Da Camera concert: The Da Camera Players
May 26, 2018

The Da Camera Players include: Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, violin; Che Yen Brian Chen, viola ; Mihai Marica, cello; Orion Weiss, piano. 

An all-star line up closes our 45th season of Doheny Soirée with a violinist known for “capturing the spirit of the music astonishingly” (Liberty Times Taiwan),  a cellist touted as “a ground-breaking young artists” (Los Angeles Magazine), a violist who emphasizes “not just the subtle emotion, but the humanity hidden in the music” (San Diego Union Tribune) and a pianist who brings “playing of inspired virtuosity" (The Plain Dealer, Cleveland). They perform Schumann’s masterful piano quartet, along with quartets of Mozart and Bridge. 

A Doheny soirée: The Da Camera Players
Presented by The Da Camera Society of Mount Saint Mary's University
Doheny Mansion
May 26, 2018
4 p.m.
Pre-concert talk 20 minutes prior to the performance.
Tickets: $65-$85.
Following this season-closing soirée, there will be a dinner with the artists in the Doheny Mansion's dining room and art salon -- available for separate purchase.

Contact info:

Study Abroad: Cartagena, Colombia
June 1, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Study Abroad: Cartagena, Colombia
MFA in Creative Writing program

This summer, Mount Saint Mary's MFA in Creative Writing graduate program will offer a study abroad program in historic Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. This is an opportunity to write, explore and earn credits toward a graduate degree.

Mount Saint Mary's MFA in Creative Writing program is offering a chance to study abroad in Colombia during June of 2018.

Two courses will be taught, including one on Gabriel Garcia Marquez and another on the Latin American tradition of nonfiction. Classes are taught in English by bilingual professors. This program is intended both for current MFA students, and for those outside who want to get a taste of the quality of our Mount Saint Mary's program.  Students not affiliated with MSMU will be admitted on the basis of a writing sample and proof of a BA or BS degree. Priority deadline is March 1; final deadline with payment is April 15. Full details at

Study Abroad: Cartagena, Colombia
MFA in Creative Writing program
June 1-24, 2018
Open to current MFA students and to those interested in pursuing an MFA.

Roy Adaptation Association Conference
June 8, 2018 - June 9, 2018

A celebration of the Roy Adaptation Model. 
The 2018 international conference of the Roy Adaptation Association will be held on Mount Saint Mary's Chalon Campus on June 8-9. 

For more information and to register, visit: 

To learn more about Sister Callista Roy, CSJ, '63, PhD -- and her revolutionary nursing theory -- read our recent Mount Magazine feature: 

MFA Soiree at Sunset Gower Studios
June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018
MFA Soiree: 
A networking event at Sunset Gower Studios, home to MSMU's MFA in Film, Television & Photography 

This free, public event is headlined by guest speaker Sharon Hoffman, a TV writer who has most recently been a staff writer on Netflix's "House of Cards" and History's "Knightfall." 

The evening will also an offer a chance for networking and to learn more about the film programs and resources at Mount Saint Mary's University. Current graduate and undergraduate film students and faculty will be in attendance, and this event is open to prospective students and the general public. 

Reservations are required by June 12. For more info and to RSVP, email

Event details:
June 15, 2018
6-9 p.m. 
Sunset Gower Studios
1438 N. Gower St. Los Angeles, CA 90028 

Doheny Mansion Summer Public Tour
July 14, 2018

Doheny Mansion Public Tour
Doheny Campus
July 14, 2018 

Experience the grandeur of early Los Angeles with a visit to the 1899 Doheny Mansion, located on the downtown Doheny Campus of Mount Saint Mary's University. The campus is centered around Chester Place, which was one of the first gated communities in Los Angeles, dotted with Victorian mansions. 

This tour will offer a guided walk of Chester Place as well as an up-close and extensive tour of the Doheny Mansion, home to oil baron Edward L. and Carrie Estelle Doheny for almost 60 years.

Open to the general public. Tickets are:
$20 regular admission
$15 seniors
$15 MSMU alumnae, students, faculty and staff

To register, visit: 

For more information: 


Women's Leadership Conference 2018
September 15, 2018

Women's Leadership Conference
Sept. 15, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mount Saint Mary’s University
Chalon Campus

Are you ready to be inspired, network with like-minded professional women, and learn applicable skills to become an effective leader?

Join Mount Saint Mary’s Center for the Advancement of Women and hundreds of professional women for this day-long event. The conference features cutting-edge leaders of industry who will provide executive training, strategies and best practices to better prepare you on your personal and professional journey to be a more successful leader.

Learn more at


Homecoming and Reunions 2018
October 13, 2018

MSMU Homecoming and Class Reunions
Oct. 13, 2018 
Chalon Campus 

Reconnect with former classmates and reminisce about your days at the Mount with your class, family, and friends on October 13, 2018! Open to alums and family. 

Homecoming 2018 will include a Founder's Day Mass, Golden Grad Society induction, "Taste of the Mediterranean" Luncheon and an "Exploring L.A." wine tasting trip to Malibu Wines. 

To register, visit the Mount Alums website. For questions, contact the Alumnae Relations office at 213.477.2767 or