Marymount California University Names Executive Director for Lakeside Campus
Marymount California University (MCU) President Michael Brophy announced the appointment of Michelle Scully as the executive director of the University’s Lakeside Campus located in Lucerne, Lake County. She assumes her leadership with the university on July 1, 2013.
“Michelle is an amazing talent and an educator with genuine passion for teaching and learning. She is the perfect candidate to build on the positive relationship that has developed between the region’s leaders and the University,” offered Dr. Brophy. read more
Marymount California University Announces New Trustees
Chairman of the MCU Board of Trustees Burt Arnold and MCU President Dr. Michael Brophy announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Trustees. Mike Lansing and Juan Yñiguez have joined the leadership group comprised of community and national leaders who serve to further the mission of the Catholic university, with campuses located in Rancho Palos Verdes, San Pedro and Lucerne, California. Both Lansing and Yñiguez have served on the university’s long-range planning committee. These two accomplished professionals bring a wealth of knowledge to the college in business leadership, community revitalization, higher education and philanthropic service. read more Marymount Trustees
Marymount California University President to Chair Athletic League
The California Pacific (Cal Pac) Athletic Conference has named Marymount California University President Michael S. Brophy as the chairman of the conference’s Council of Presidents. Elected to the governing body of the organization by the Cal Pac Council of Presidents, Dr. Brophy will serve a two-year term.
In addition to leading the Cal Pac Council of Presidents, Dr. Brophy will serve as the conference representative to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). read more
Students to Receive University Credit for Courses Taught at High Schools
Marymount California University (MCU) has partnership agreements with the Palos Verdes Unified School District, the Newport Mesa Unified School District, San Pedro High School and Mary Star of the Sea High School to provide high school students the opportunity to enroll in university courses taught at the high schools. Enrollment begins in September. Information sessions for students and parents will occur at each high school location. Dates and times will be posted on this web site in early August.
Students will have the ability to earn a total of 60 units through classes taught at their high schools. Classes will be offered concurrently with selected advanced placement and International Baccalaureate after school, during the summer, and online. Many of these courses are pre-approved for transfer into California State Universities and University of California schools as well as private universities which means participating students will be preparing to enroll in universities with advanced class standing.
Marymount California University Announces Partnership with Kings Colleges, UK
A partnership to grow international student enrollment at Marymount California University’s campuses has been announced with Kings Pathways, a division of Kings Colleges based in the United Kingdom. Kings Pathways offers international students access to study at a US university. The first students are expected to enroll in the fall 2013. read more